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Letter "R" » rejected
«(By the end of the '70s, many people) hungered for religion's sweets, but rejected religion's discipline; wanted its help in trouble, but not the strictures that might have kept them out of trouble; expected its ecstasy, but rejected its ethics; dema»
«Christmas is a holiday that persecutes the lonely, the frayed, and the rejected»
«And Samuel said unto Saul, I will not return with thee: for thou hast rejected the word of the LORD, and the LORD hath rejected thee from being king over Israel.»
«And the LORD said unto Samuel, Hearken unto the voice of the people in all that they say unto thee: for they have not rejected thee, but they have rejected me, that I should not reign over them.»
«And Samuel called the people together unto the LORD to Mizpeh; / And said unto the children of Israel, Thus saith the LORD God of Israel, I brought up Israel out of Egypt, and delivered you out of the hand of the Egyptians, and out of the hand of all kingdoms, and of them that oppressed you: / And ye have this day rejected your God, who himself saved you out of all your adversities and your tribulations; and ye have said unto him, Nay, but set a king over us. Now therefore present yourselves before the LORD by your tribes, and by your thousands.»
«And have ye not read this scripture; The stone which the builders rejected is become the head of the corner: / This was the Lord's doing, and it is marvellous in our eyes? / And they sought to lay hold on him, but feared the people: for they knew that he had spoken the parable against them: and they left him, and went their way.»
«And he beheld them, and said, What is this then that is written, The stone which the builders rejected, the same is become the head of the corner? / Whosoever shall fall upon that stone shall be broken; but on whomsoever it shall fall, it will grind him to powder.»
«And my temptation which was in my flesh ye despised not, nor rejected; but received me as an angel of God, even as Christ Jesus.»
«Conservatism discards Prescription, shrinks from Principle, disavows Progress; having rejected all respect for antiquity, it offers no redress for the present, and makes no preparation for the future.»
Author: Benjamin Disraeli
, Prime Minister
«And they rejected his statutes, and his covenant that he made with their fathers, and his testimonies which he testified against them; and they followed vanity, and became vain, and went after the heathen that were round about them, concerning whom the LORD had charged them, that they should not do like them.»