-General scriptures concerning Isaiah 65:5; Mark 2:16; Luke 9:49, 50; 15:2; 18:9-14; Acts 10:28, 45;

18:12,13

-PAUL\’S ARGUMENT AGAINST Romans 3:1-23; 4:1-16, 23-25

-INSTANCES OF .Joshua, through envy, seeking to suppress Eldad and Medad, who were prophesying

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Numbers 1 1 :27-29 Jews with regard to the Samaritans John 4:9, 27 .In rejecting the teachings of Jesus at

Nazareth Luke 4:28 .Falsely accusing Jesus of blasphemy John 5:18 .Of being a gluttonous man and a

winebibber (a wino) Matthew 11:18, 19 .Of keeping company with sinners Luke 7:39; 15:2; 19:5-7 .Of not

conforming to the traditions Luke 1 1 :38, 39 .In their treatment of the young man who was born blind,

whom Jesus restored to sight John 9:28, 29, 34 .With regard to Paul\’s preaching Acts 21 :28, 29; 22:22 .Of

the Samaritans in refusing to receive Jesus Luke 9:52, 53 .Of the disciples in forbidding children to be

brought to Jesus Matthew 19:13; Mark 10:13; Luke 18:15 .Of the early Christians .In opposing the

preaching of the gospel to the Gentiles Acts 10:45; 11:2, 3; 21:20-25 .In regard to circumcision Acts 15:1-

10, 24; Galatians 2:3-5 .In zeal Romans 10:2, 3 .In persecutions 1 Lhessalonians 2:15, 16 .Of John in

forbidding the casting out of demons by one who did not follow Jesus Mark 9:38-40; Luke 9:49, 50 .James

and John in desiring to call down fire upon the Samaritans who would not receive Jesus Luke 9:51-56 .Of

Saul, in persecuting the Christians Acts 22:3, 4 with Acts 9:1-5; 26:9; Galatians 1:13, 14; Philippians 3:6

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