Bible verses about "lawyers" | Wesley

Matthew 7:12

12 Therefore all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them; for this is the law and the prophets.

Matthew 22:35

35 And one of them, a scribe, asked him a question,

Acts 5:34

34 But a certain Pharisee, named Gamaliel, a doctor of the law, had in honour by all the people, rising up in the council, ordered, to put the apostles out a little space:

1 John 4:1

1 Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits, whether they are of God, because many false prophets are gone out into the world.

John 8:32

32 And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.

Luke 10:25-37

25 And behold, a certain scribe stood up, and trying him, said, Master, what shall I do, to inherit eternal life? 26 He said to him, What is written in the law? 27 How readest thou? And he answering said, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy strength, and with all thy mind; and thy neighbour as thyself. 28 And he said to him, Thou hast answered right: this do and thou shalt live. 29 But he willing to justify himself, said to Jesus, And who is my neighbour? 30 And Jesus answering said, A certain man went down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and fell among robbers, who having stripped and wounded him departed, leaving him half dead. 31 And it came to pass that a certain priest came down that way, and seeing him, passed by on the other side. 32 And likewise a Levite, when he was at the place, came and looked, and passed by on the other side. 33 But a certain Samaritan journeying, came where he was, and seeing him, 34 was moved with tender compassion, And going to him, bound up his wounds, pouring in oil and wine, and setting him on his own beast, he brought him to an inn, and took care of him. 35 And on the morrow departing, he took out two pieces of money, and gave them to the host, and said to him, Take care of him; and whatsoever thou spendest more, as I come back I will repay thee. 36 Which now of these three, thinkest thou, was the neighbour to him that fell among the robbers? 37 And he said, He that shewed mercy on him. Then said Jesus to him, Go and do thou likewise.

1 Peter 4:1-6

1 Seeing then Christ hath suffered for us in the flesh, arm yourselves also with the same mind: 2 (for he that hath suffered in the flesh hath ceased from sin) That ye may no longer live the rest of your time in the flesh, to the desire of men, but to the will of God. 3 For the time past of your life sufficeth to have wrought the will of the Gentiles, when ye walked in lasciviousness, evil desires, excess of wine, revellings, banquetings, and abominable idolatries. 4 Wherein they think it strange, that ye run not with them to the same excess of riot, 5 speaking evil of you, Who shall give account to him that is ready judge the living and the dead. 6 For to this end was the gospel preached to them that are dead also, that they might be judged according to men in the flesh, but live according to God in the Spirit.

Galatians 5:14

14 For all the law is fulfilled in one word, in this, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.

Romans 13:8-10

8 Owe no man any thing, but to love another; for he that loveth another, hath fulfilled the law. 9 For this, Thou shalt not commit adultery, thou shalt not kill, thou shalt not steal, thou shalt not bear false witness, thou shalt not covet, and if there be any other commandment, it is summed up in this saying, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. 10 Love worketh no evil to his neighbour: therefore love is the fulfilling of the law.

Luke 11:45-52

45 And one of the lawyers answering said to him, Master, thus saying, thou reproachest us also. 46 And he said, Wo to you lawyers also; for ye load men with burthens grievous to be borne, and ye yourselves touch not the burthens with one of your fingers. 47 Wo to you; for ye build the sepulchres of the prophets; whom your fathers killed. 48 Truly ye bear witness that ye approve the deeds of your fathers: for whom they killed, ye build their sepulchres. 49 Therefore also the wisdom of God hath said, I will send them prophets and apostles, and some of them they will slay, and persecute the rest. 50 So that the blood of all the prophets shed from the foundation of the world, shall be required of this generation. 51 From the blood of Abel to the blood of Zechariah, who was destroyed between the temple and the altar: verily I say to you, it shall be required of this generation. 52 Woe to you, lawyers; for ye have taken away the key of knowledge: ye have not entered in yourselves; and them that were entering in, ye have hindered.

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