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CALF, THE

- The young of the herd - Job 21:10; Jer 31:12

- Playfulness of, alluded to - Ps 29:6

- FED ON

. Milk - 1Sa 6:10

. Branches of trees - Isa 27:10

- Fattened in stalls - 1Sa 28:24; Am 6:4

- Offered in sacrifice - Le 9:2,3; Heb 9:12,19

- Of a year old best for sacrifice - Mic 6:6

- If first-born not redeemed - Nu 18:17

- Eaten in the patriarchal age - Ge 18:7,8

- When fattened considered a delicacy - 1Sa 28:24,25; Am 6:4; Lu 15:23,27

- ILLUSTRATIVE OF

. Saints nourished by grace - Mal 4:2

. Sacrifices of praise - Ho 14:2; Heb 13:5

. Patient endurance - Eze 1:7; Re 4:7


CALF OF GOLD

- Made on account of the delay of Moses in the mount - Ex 32:1

- WAS MADE

. Of the ornaments of the women - Ex 32:2,3

. To represent God - Ex 32:4,5; Ps 106:20

. After an Egyptian model - Ac 7:39,41

. To go before the congregation - Ex 32:1

- Molten in the fire - Ex 32:4; Ps 106:19

- Fashioned with a graven tool - Ex 32:4

- An altar built before - Ex 32:5

- Sacrifices offered to - Ex 32:6; Ac 7:41

- Worshipped with profane revelry - Ex 32:6,18,19,25; 1Co 10:7

- MAKING OF

. A very great sin - Ex 32:21,30,31

. A forgetting of God - Ps 106:21

. A turning aside from the divine command - Ex 32:8; De 9:12,16

. Excited wrath against Aaron - De 9:20

. Excited wrath against Israel - Ex 32:10; De 9:14,19

. Caused Moses to break the tables of the testimony - Ex 32:19; De 9:17

. Israel punished for - Ex 32:26-29,35

- Moses interceded for those who worshipped - Ex 32:11-14,30-34; De 9:18-20

- Destroyed by Moses - Ex 32:20; De 9:21

- Punishment of those who worshipped a warning to others - 1Co 10:5-7


CALL OF GOD, THE

- By Christ - Isa 55:5; Ro 1:6

- By his Spirit - Re 22:17

- By his works - Ps 19:2,3; Ro 1:20

- By his ministers - Jer 35:15; 2Co 5:20

- By his gospel - 2Th 2:14

- Is from darkness - 1Pe 2:9

- Addressed to all - Isa 45:22; Mt 20:16

- Most reject - Pr 1:24; Mt 20:16

- Effectual to saints - Ps 110:3; Ac 2:47; 13:48; 1Co 1:24

- TO MAN IS

. Of grace - Ga 1:15; 2Ti 1:9

. According to the purpose of God - Ro 8:28; 9:11,23,24

. High - Php 3:14

. Holy - 1Ti 1:9

. Heavenly - Heb 3:1

. To fellowship with Christ - 1Co 1:9

. To holiness - 1Th 4:7

. To liberty - Ga 5:13

. To peace - 1Co 7:15; Col 3:15

. To glory and virtue - 2Pe 1:3

. To the eternal glory of Christ - 2Th 2:14; 1Pe 5:10

. To eternal life - 1Ti 6:12

- Partakers of, justified - Ro 8:30

- Walk worthy of - Eph 4:1

- Blessedness of receiving - Re 19:9

- Praise God for - 1Pe 2:9

- Illustrated - Pr 9:3,4; Mt 23:3-9

- REJECTION OF, LEADS TO

. Judicial blindness - Isa 6:9; Ac 28:24-27; Ro 11:8-10

. Delusion - Isa 66:4; 2Th 2:10,11

- Withdrawal of the means of grace - Jer 26:4-6; Ac 13:46; 18:6; Re 2:5

- Temporal judgments - Isa 28:12; Jer 6:16,19; 35:17; Zec 7:12-14

- Rejection by God - Pr 1:14-32; Jer 6:19,30

- Condemnation - Joh 12:48; Heb 2:1-3; 12:25

- Destruction - Pr 29:1; Mt 22:3-7


CALVES OF JEROBOAM

- Made of gold - 1Ki 12:28

- Made to prevent the Israelites going to Jerusalem - 1Ki 12:26,27

- CALLED THE

. Golden calves - 2Ki 10:29; 2Ch 13:8

. Calves of Bethaven - Ho 10:5

. Calves of Samaria - Ho 8:5

- Placed in Dan and Bethel - 1Ki 12:29

- Probably from an Egyptian model - 1Ki 11:40

- Designed to represent God - 1Ki 12:28

- Priests appointed for - 1Ki 12:31; 2Ch 11:15

- Sacrifices offered to - 1Ki 12:32; 13:1

- Feasts appointed for - 1Ki 12:32,33

- Were kissed in adoration - Ho 13:2

- WORSHIP OF

. Denounced by a prophet - 1Ki 13:1-3

. Adopted by succeeding kings - 1Ki 15:34; 16:26; 2Ki 10:29,31; 14:24

. Became the sin of Israel - 1Ki 12:30; 2Ki 10:31; 2Ch 13:8

- God's people refused to worship - 1Ki 19:18; 2Ch 11:16

- Guilt of making - 1Ki 14:9,10

- Guilt of worshipping - 1Ki 14:15,16; 2Ki 17:22,23

- PREDICTIONS RESPECTING

. Captivity - Ho 10:6

. Destruction - Ho 8:6; 10:8

. Punishment of the worshippers - Ho 8:13,14


CAMEL, THE

- Unclean - Le 11:4; De 14:7

- Found in deserted places - Eze 25:5

- CHARACTERISED BY

. The bunches on its back - Isa 30:6

. Its docility - Ge 24:11

- The dromedary a species of, remarkable for swiftness - Jer 2:23

- Abounded in the east - 1Ch 5:21; Isa 60:6

- A part of patriarchal wealth - Ge 12:16; 30:43; Job 1:3

- Kept in numbers by kings - 1Ch 27:30

- USED FOR

. Riding - Ge 24:61

. Drawing chariots - Isa 21:7

. Carrying burdens - Ge 37:25; 1Ki 10:2; 2Ki 8:9

. Conveying posts and messengers - Es 8:10

. War - Jud 7:12; 1Sa 30:17

- Of the rich adorned with chains - Jud 8:21,26

- Furniture of, alluded to - Ge 31:34

- Subject to plagues - Ex 9:3; Zec 14:15

- Treated with great care - Ge 24:31,32

- Esteemed a valuable booty - 1Ch 5:20,21; 2Ch 14:15; Job 1:17; Jer 49:29,32

- Coarse cloth made from its hair - Mt 3:4

- Referred to in illustrations by Christ - Mt 19:24; 23:24


CANAANITES, THE

- Descended from Ham - Ge 10:6

- An accursed race - Ge 9:25,26

- Different families of - Ge 10:15-18

- Comprised seven distinct nations - De 7:1

- Possessions of, how bounded - Ge 10:19

- Country of, fertile - Ex 3:17; Nu 13:27

- DESCRIBED AS

. Great and mighty - Nu 13:28; De 7:1

. Idolatrous - De 29:17

. Superstitious - De 18:9-11

. Profane and wicked - Le 18:27

- Extremely numerous - De 7:17

- Had many strong cities - Nu 13:28; De 1:28

- Expelled for wickedness - De 9:4; 18:12

- ABRAHAM

. Called to dwell amongst - Ge 12:1-5

. Was promised the country of, of inheritance - Ge 13:14-17; 15:18; 17:8

. Had his faith tried by dwelling amongst - Ge 12:6; 13:7

- Kind to the patriarchs - Ge 14:13; 23:6

- ISRAEL COMMANDED

. To make no league with - De 7:2; Jud 2:2

. Not to intermarry with - De 7:3; Jos 23:12

. Not to follow idols of - Ex 23:24; De 7:25

. Not to follow customs of - Le 18:26,27

. To destroy, without mercy - De 7:2,24

. To destroy all vestiges of their idolatry - Ex 23:24; De 7:5,25

. Not to fear - De 7:17,18; 31:7

- Terrified at the approach of Israel - Ex 15:15,16; Jos 2:9-11; 5:1

- Partially subdued by Israel - Jos 10:1-11:23; Jud 1:1-36

- PART OF LEFT

. To try Israel - Jud 2:21,22; 3:1-4

. To chastise Israel - Nu 33:55; Jud 2:3; 4:2

- Israel ensnared by - Jud 2:3,19; Ps 106:36-38

- Some descendants of, in our Lord's time - Mt 15:22; Mr 7:26


CANDLESTICK

- A part of household furniture - 2Ki 4:10

- USED FOR HOLDING

. Candles or torches - Mt 5:15

. Lamps - Ex 25:31,37; Zec 4:2

- FOR THE TABERNACLE

. Form of - Ex 25:31-36; 37:17-22

. Held seven golden lamps - Ex 25:37; 37:23

. Had snuffers of gold - Ex 25:38; 37:23

. Weighed a talent of gold - Ex 25:39

. After a divine pattern - Ex 25:40; Nu 8:4

. Called the lamp of God - 1Sa 3:3

. Called the pure candlestick - Le 24:4

. Placed in the outer sanctuary over against the table - Ex 40:24; Heb 9:2

. Lighted with olive oil - Ex 27:20; Le 24:2

. Lighted by priests - Ex 27:21; Le 24:3,4

. Directions for removing - Nu 4:9,10

- ILLUSTRATIVE Of

. Christ - Zec 4:2; Joh 8:12; Heb 9:2

. The church - Re 1:13,20

. Ministers - Mt 5:14-16


CARE, OVERMUCH

- About earthly things, forbidden - Mt 6:25; Lu 12:22,29; Joh 6:27

- God's providential goodness should keep us from - Mt 6:26,28,30; Lu 22:35

- God's promises should keep us from - Heb 13:5

- Trust in God should free us from - Jer 17:7,8; Da 3:16

- Should be cast on God - Ps 37:5; 55:22; Pr 16:3; 1Pe 5:7

- An obstruction to the Gospel - Mt 13:22; Lu 8:14; 14:18-20

- Be without - 1Co 7:32; Php 4:6

- Unbecoming in saints - 2Ti 2:4

- Uselessness of - Mt 6:27; Lu 12:25,26

- Vanity of - Ps 39:6; Ec 4:8

- Warning against - Lu 21:34

- Sent as a punishment to the wicked - Eze 4:16; 12:19

- Exemplified

. Martha - Lu 10:41

. Persons who offered to follow Christ - Lu 9:57


CAVES

- Natural - Heb 11:38

- Artificial - Jud 6:2

- FOUND IN THE

. Open fields - Ge 23:20

. Rocks - Isa 2:19

- WERE USED AS

. Dwelling-places - Ge 19:30

. Places of concealment - 1Sa 13:6; 14:11; 1Ki 18:4; Heb 11:38

. Resting places - 1Sa 24:3; 1Ki 19:9

. Burial places - Ge 23:19; Joh 11:38

. Haunts of robbers - Jer 7:11; Mt 21:13

. Hiding placed of wild beasts - Na 2:12

- Often capacious - 1Sa 22:1,2; 24:3

- Afford no protection from the judgments of God - Isa 2:19; Eze 33:27; Re 6:15

- MENTIONED IN SCRIPTURE

. Adullam - 1Sa 22:1

. Engedi - 1Sa 23:29; 24:1,3

. Machpelah - Ge 23:9

. Makkedah - Jos 10:16,17


CEDAR, THE

- Planted by God - Ps 104:16; Isa 41:19

- Made to glorify God - Ps 148:9

- Lebanon celebrated for - Jud 9:15; Ps 92:12

- Banks of rivers favourable to the growth of - Nu 24:6

- Imported largely by Solomon - 1Ki 10:27

- DESCRIBED AS

. High - Isa 37:24; Eze 17:22; Am 2:9

. Spreading - Ps 80:10,11

. Fragrant - So 4:11

. Graceful and beautiful - Ps 80:10; Eze 17:23

. Strong and durable - Isa 9:10

- Considered the first of trees - 1Ki 4:33

- Extensive commerce in - 1Ki 5:10,11; Ezr 3:7

- USED IN

. Building temples - 1Ki 5:5,6; 6:9,10

. Building palaces - 2Sa 5:11; 1Ki 7:2,3

. Making masts of ships - Eze 27:5

. Making wardrobes - Eze 27:24

. Making chariots - So 3:9

. Purifying the leper - Le 14:4-7,49-52

. Preparing the water of separation - Nu 19:6

. Making idols - Isa 44:14

- THE EAGLE ALLUDED TO AS

. Making its nest in - Jer 22:23

. Perching on the high branches of - Eze 17:3

. Instrumental in propagating - Eze 17:4,5

- Destruction of, a punishment - Jer 22:7

- Destruction of, exhibits God's power - Ps 29:5

- ILLUSTRATIVE OF

. Majesty, strength, and glory of Christ - So 5:15; Eze 17:22,23

. Beauty and glory of israel - Nu 24:6

. Saints in their rapid growth - Ps 92:12

. Powerful nations - Eze 31:3; Am 2:9

. Arrogant rulers - Isa 2:13; 10:33,34


CENSERS

- For burning incense - Le 10:1; 2Ch 26:19

- MADE OF

. Brass - Nu 16:39

. Gold - 1Ki 7:50

- One of gold in the most holy place - Heb 9:4

- Directions for removing - Nu 4:14

- Often used in idolatrous worship - Eze 8:11

- Of Korah made into plates to cover the altar - Nu 16:18,39

- Typical of Christ's intercession - Re 8:3,5


CHARACTER OF SAINTS

- Attentive to Christ's voice - Joh 10:3,4

- Blameless and harmless - Php 2:15

- Bold - Pr 28:1; Ro 13:3

- Contrite - Isa 57:15; 66:2

- Devout - Ac 8:2; 22:12

- Faithful - Re 17:14

- Fearing God - Mt 3:16; Ac 10:2

- Following Christ - Joh 10:4,27

- Godly - Ps 4:3; 2Pe 2:9

- Guileless - Joh 1:47

- Holy - De 7:6; 14:2; Col 3:12

- Humble - Ps 34:2; 1Pe 5:5

- Hungering after righteousness - Mt 5:6

- Just - Ge 6:9; Hab 2:4; Lu 2:25

- Led by the Spirit - Ro 8:14

- Liberal - Isa 32:8; 2Co 9:13

- Loving - Col 1:4; 1Th 4:9

- Lowly - Pr 16:19

- Meek - Isa 29:19; Mt 5:5

- Merciful - Ps 37:26; Mt 5:7

- New Creatures - 2Co 5:17; Eph 2:10

- Obedient - Ro 16:19; 1Pe 1:14

- Poor in spirit - Ps 51:17; Mt 5:3

- Prudent - Pr 16:21

- Pure in heart - Mt 5:8; 1Jo 3:3

- Righteous - Isa 60:21; Lu 1:6

- Sincere - 2Co 1:12; 2:17

- Steadfast - Ac 2:42; Col 2:5

- Taught of God - Isa 54:13; 1Jo 2:27

- True - 2Co 6:8

- Undefiled - Ps 119:1

- Upright - 1Ki 3:6; Ps 15:2

- Watchful - Lu 12:37

- Zealous of good works - Tit 2:14; 3:8


CHARACTER OF THE WICKED

- Abominable - Re 21:8

- Alienated from God - Eph 4:18; Col 1:21

- Blasphemous - Lu 22:65; Re 16:9

- Blinded - 2Co 4:4; Eph 4:18

- Boastful - Ps 10:3; 49:6

- Conspiring against God's people - Ne 4:8; 6:2; Ps 38:12

- Covetous - Mic 2:2; Ro 1:29

- Deceitful - Ps 5:6; Ro 3:13

- Delighting in the iniquity of others - Pr 2:14; Ro 1:32

- Despising the works of the faithful - Ne 2:19; 4:2; 2Ti 3:3,4

- Destructive - Isa 59:7

- Disobedient - Ne 9:26; Tit 3:3; 1Pe 2:7

- Enticing to evil - Pr 1:10-14; 2Ti 3:6

- Envious - Ne 2:10; Tit 3:3

- Fearful - Pr 28:1; Re 21:8

- Fierce - Pr 16:29; 2Ti 3:3

- Foolish - De 32:6; Ps 5:5

- Forgetting God - Job 8:13

- Fraudulent - Ps 37:21; Mic 6:11

- Froward - Pr 21:8; Isa 57:17

- Glorying in their shame - Php 3:19

- Hard-hearted - Eze 3:7

- Hating the light - Job 24:13; Joh 3:20

- Heady and high-minded - 2Ti 3:4

- Hostile to God - Ro 8:7; Col 1:21

- Hypocritical - Isa 29:13; 2Ti 3:5

- Ignorant of God - Ho 4:1; 2Th 1:8

- Impudent - Eze 2:4

- Incontinent - 2Ti 3:3

- Infidel - Ps 10:4; 14:1

- Loathsome - Pr 13:5

- Lovers of pleasure more than of God - 2Ti 3:4

- Lying - Ps 58:3; 62:4; Isa 59:4

- Mischievous - Pr 24:8; Mic 7:3

- Murderous - Ps 10:8; 94:6; Ro 1:29

- Prayerless - Job 21:15; Ps 53:4

- Persecuting - Ps 69:26; 109:16

- Perverse - De 32:5

- Proud - Ps 59:12; Ob 3:2; 2Ti 3:2

- Rejoicing in the affliction of saints - Ps 35:15

- Reprobate - 2Co 13:5; 2Ti 3:8; Tit 1:16

- Selfish - 2Ti 3:2

- Sensual - Php 3:19; Jude 1:19

- Sold under sin - 1Ki 21:20; 2Ki 17:17

- Stiff-hearted - Eze 2:4

- Stiff-necked - Ex 33:5; Ac 7:51

- Uncircumcised in heart - Jer 9:26; Ac 7:51

- Unjust - Pr 11:7; Isa 26:10

- Unmerciful - Ro 1:31

- Ungodly - Pr 16:27

- Unholy - 2Ti 3:2

- Unprofitable - Mt 25:30; Ro 3:12

- Unruly - Tit 1:10

- Unthankful - Lu 6:35; 2Ti 3:2

- Untoward - Ac 2:40

- Unwise - De 32:6


CHARIOTS

- Carriages for travelling - Ge 46:29

- Carriages used in war - 1Ki 20:25

- Wheels of, described - 1Ki 7:33

- Bound with traces - Mic 1:13

- DRAWN BY

. Horses - 2Ki 10:2; So 1:9

. Asses and camels - Isa 21:7

- Value of in Solomon's time - 1Ki 10:29

- Drivers generally employed for - 1Ki 22:34; 2Ch 18:33

- Sometimes driven by the owners - 2Ki 9:16,20

- Sometimes driven furiously - 2Ki 9:20; Isa 5:28; Jer 4:13

- Bounding motion of, referred to - Na 3:2

- Noise occasioned by, referred to - 2Ki 7:6; Joe 2:5; Na 3:2; Re 9:9

- Introduced into Israel by David - 2Sa 8:4

- Multiplied by Solomon - 1Ki 10:26

- Imported from Egypt - 1Ki 10:28,29

- FOR WAR

. Armed with iron - Jos 17:16; Jud 1:19

. Lighted by night with torches - Na 2:3

. Commanded by captains - Ex 14:7; 1Ki 16:9

. Advantageously manoeuvred in a flat country - Jud 1:19; 1Ki 20:23-25

. Formed part of the line of battle - 1Ki 20:25

. Used in pursuing enemies - Ex 14:9; 2Sa 1:6

. Kept in chariot cities - 1Ki 9:19; 10:26

- USED IN WAR BY THE

. Egyptians - Ex 14:7; 2Ki 18:24

. Canaanites - Jos 17:16; Jud 4:3

. Philistines - 1Sa 13:5

. Syrians - 2Sa 10:18; 1Ki 20:1

. Assyrians - 2Ki 19:23

. Ethiopians - 2Ch 14:9; 16:8

. Babylonians - Eze 23:23; 26:7

. Jews - 2Ki 8:21; 10:2

- Kings rode in, to battle - 1Ki 22:35

- Kings used, in common - 1Ki 12:18; 18:44

- Persons of distinction used - Ge 41:43; 2Ki 5:9,21; Jer 17:25; Ac 8:28

- Often attended by running footmen - 1Sa 8:11; 2Sa 15:1; 1Ki 1:5

- Consecrated to the sun - 2Ki 23:11

- THE JEWS CONDEMNED FOR

. Multiplying - Isa 2:7

. Trusting to - Isa 22:18; 31:1

. Taken in war, often destroyed - Jos 11:6,9; Jer 51:21; Mic 5:10; Na 2:13

- ILLUSTRATIVE OF

. The clouds - Ps 104:3

. The judgments of God - Isa 66:15

. Angels - 2Ki 6:16,17; Ps 68:17

. Prophets - 2Ki 2:12; 13:14

. Christ's love to his church - So 6:12

- Elijah taken to heaven in one of fire - 2Ki 2:11


CHARITY

- Explained - 1Co 13:4-7

- Enjoined - Col 3:14

. See LOVE to Man


CHASTITY

- Commanded - Ex 20:14; Pr 31:3; Ac 15:20; Ro 13:13; Col 3:5; 1Th 4:3

- Required in look - Job 31:1; Mt 5:28

- Required in heart - Pr 6:25

- Required in speech - Eph 5:3

- Keep the body in - 1Co 6:13,15-18

- Preserved by wisdom - Pr 2:10,11,16; 7:1-5

- Saints are kept in - Ec 7:26

- Advantages of - 1Pe 3:1,2

- Shun those devoid of - 1Co 5:11; 1Pe 4:3

- The wicked are devoid of - Ro 1:29; Eph 4:19; 2Pe 2:14; Jude 1:8

- Temptation to deviate from, dangerous - 2Sa 11:2-4

- Consequences of associating with those devoid of - Pr 7:25-27; 22:14

- Want of, excludes from heaven - Ga 5:19-21

- Drunkenness destructive to - Pr 23:31-33

- Breach of, punished - 1Co 3:16,17; Eph 5:5,6; Heb 13:4; Re 22:15

- Motives for - 1Co 6:19; 1Th 4:7

- Exemplified

. Abimelech - Ge 20:4,5; 26:10,11

. Joseph - Ge 39:7-10

. Ruth - Ru 3:10,11

. Boaz - Ru 3:13


CHERUBIM

- Form and appearance of - Eze 1:5-11,13,14

- Animated by the Spirit of God - Eze 1:12,20

- Engaged in accomplishing the purposes of God - Eze 1:15,21; 10:9-11,16,17

- The glory of God exhibited upon - Eze 1:22,26-28; 10:4,18,20

- Sound of their wings was as the voice of God - Eze 1:24; 10:5

- Placed at the entrance of Eden - Ge 3:24

- OF GOLD

. Formed out of, and at each end of the mercy seat - Ex 25:18-20

. Placed over the ark of the covenant - 1Sa 4:4; 1Ki 8:6,7; 2Ch 5:7,8

. God's presence manifested between - 2Sa 6:2; 2Ki 19:15; Ps 80:1; 99:1

. The oracles or answers of God delivered from between - Ex 25:22; Nu 7:89

- Called the cherubim of glory - Heb 9:5

- REPRESENTATIONS OF, MADE ON THE

. Curtains of the tabernacle - Ex 26:1,31

. Vail of the tabernacle - Ex 26:31

. Vail of the temple - 2Ch 3:14

. Doors of the temple - 1Ki 6:32,35

. Walls of the temple - 2Ch 3:7

. Bases of brazen lavers - 1Ki 7:29,36

- Riding on, illustrative of majesty and power of God - 2Sa 22:11; Ps 18:10


CHILDREN

- Christ was an example to - Lu 2:51; Joh 19:26,27

- Are a gift from God - Ge 33:5; Ps 127:3

- Are capable of glorifying God - Ps 8:2; 148:12,13; Mt 21:15,16

- SHOULD BE

. Brought to Christ - Mr 10:13-16

. Brought early to the house of God - 1Sa 1:24

. Instructed in the ways of God - De 31:12,13; Pr 22:6

. Judiciously trained - Pr 22:15; 29:17; Eph 6:4

- SHOULD

. Obey God - De 30:2

. Fear God - Pr 24:21

. Remember God - Ec 12:1

. Attend to parental teaching - Pr 1:8,9

. Honour parents - Ex 20:12; Heb 12:9

. Fear parents - Le 19:3

. Obey parents - Pr 6:20; Eph 6:1

. Take care of parents - 1Ti 5:4

. Honour the aged - Le 19:32; 1Pe 5:5

. Not imitate bad parents - Eze 20:18

- An heritage from the Lord - Ps 113:9; 127:3

- NOT TO HAVE

. Considered an affliction - Ge 15:2,3; Jer 22:30

. A reproach in Israel - 1Sa 1:6,7; Lu 1:25

- Anxiety of the Jews for - Ge 30:1; 1Sa 1:5,8

- Often prayed for - 1Sa 1:10,11; Lu 1:13

- Often given in answer to prayer - Ge 25:21; 1Sa 1:27; Lu 1:13

- Treatment of, after birth, noticed - Eze 16:4

- Mostly nursed by the mothers - 1Sa 1:22; 1Ki 3:21; Ps 22:9; So 8:1

- Weaning of, a time of joy and feasting - Ge 21:8; 1Sa 1:24

- Circumcised on the eighth day - Php 3:5

- Named at circumcision - Lu 1:59; 2:21

- WERE NAMED

. After relatives - Lu 1:59,61

. From remarkable events - Ge 21:3,6; 18:13; Ex 2:10; 18:3,4

. From circumstances connected with their birth - Ge 25:25,26; 35:18; 1Ch 4:9

. Often by God - Isa 8:3; Ho 1:4,6,9

. Often numerous - 2Ki 10:1; 1Ch 4:27

. Numerous, considered an especial blessing - Ps 115:14; 127:4,5

. Sometimes born when parents were old - Ge 15:3,6; 17:17; Lu 1:18

- MALE

. If first born, belonged to God and were redeemed - Ex 13:12,13,15

. Birth of, announced to the father by a messenger - Jer 20:15

. Under the care of tutors, till they came of age - 2Ki 10:1; Ga 4:1,2

. Usefully employed - 1Sa 9:3; 17:15

. Inherited the possessions of their father - De 21:16,17; Lu 12:13,14

. Received the blessing of their father before his death - Ge 27:1-4; 48:15; 49:1-33

- FEMALE

. Taken care of by nurses - Ge 35:8

. Usefully employed - Ge 24:13; Ex 2:16

. Inherited property in default of sons - Nu 27:1-8; Jos 17:1-6

- Fondness and care of mothers for - Ex 2:2-10; 1Sa 2:19; 1Ki 3:27; Isa 49:15; 1Th 2:7,8

- Of God's people, holy - Ezr 9:2; 1Co 7:14

- Of God's people, interested in the promises - De 29:29; Ac 2:39

- Prosperity of, greatly depended on obedience of parents - De 4:40; 12:25,28; Ps 128:1-3

- Frequently bore the curse of parents - Ex 20:5; Ps 109:9,10

- WERE REQUIRED

. To honour their parents - Ex 20:12

. To attend to instruction - De 4:9; 11:19

. To submit to discipline - Pr 29:17; Heb 12:9

. To respect the aged - Le 19:32

- Mode of giving public instruction to - Lu 2:46; Ac 22:3

- Power of parents over, during the patriarchal age - Ge 9:24,25; 21:14; 38:24

- Often wicked and rebellious - 2Ki 2:23

- Rebellious, punished by the civil power - Ex 21:15-17; De 21:18-21

- Sometimes devoted their property to avoid supporting parents - Mt 15:5; Mr 7:11,12

- Could demand their portion during father's life - Lu 15:12

- Amusements of - Zec 8:5; Mt 11:16,17

- Casting out of weak alluded to - Eze 16:5

- Inhuman practice of offering to idols - 2Ki 17:31; 2Ch 28:3; 33:6

- ILLEGITIMATE

. Had no inheritance - Ge 21:10,14; Ga 4:30

. Not cared for by the father - Heb 12:8

. Excluded from the congregation - De 23:2

. Sometimes sent away with gifts - Ge 25:6

. Despised by their brethren - Jud 11:2

- Destruction of, a punishment - Le 26:22; Eze 9:6; Lu 19:44

- Grief occasioned by loss of - Ge 37:35; 44:27-29; 2Sa 13:37; Jer 6:26; 31:15

- Resignation manifested at loss of - Le 10:19,20; 2Sa 12:18-23; Job 1:19-21


CHILDREN, GOOD

- The Lord is with - 1Sa 3:19

- Know the Scriptures - 2Ti 3:15

- Observe the law of God - Pr 28:7

- Their obedience to parents is well pleasing to God - Col 3:20

- Partake of the promises of God - Ac 2:39

- Shall be blessed - Pr 3:1-4; Eph 6:2,3

- Show love to parents - Ge 46:29

- Obey parents - Ge 28:7; 47:30

- Attend to parental teaching - Pr 13:1

- Take care of parents - Ge 45:9,11; 47:12

- Make their parents' hearts glad - Pr 10:1; 29:17

- Honour the aged - Job 32:6,7

- Adduced as a motive for submission to God - Heb 12:9

- Spirit of, a requisite for the kingdom of heaven - Mt 18:3

- Illustrative of a teachable spirit - Mt 18:4

- Exemplified

. Isaac - Ge 22:6-10

. Joseph - Ge 45:9; 46:29

. Jephthah's daughter - Jud 11:34,36

. Samson - Jud 13:24

. Samuel - 1Sa 3:19

. Obadiah - 1Ki 18:12

. Josiah - 2Ch 34:3

. Esther - Es 2:20

. Job - Job 29:4

. David - 1Sa 17:20; Ps 71:5

. Daniel - Da 1:6

. John the Baptist - Lu 1:80

. Children in the Temple - Mt 21:15,16

. Timothy - 2Ti 3:15


CHILDREN, WICKED

- Know not God - 1Sa 2:12

- Are void of understanding - Pr 7:7

- Are proud - Isa 3:5

- WITH REGARD TO PARENTS

. Hearken not to them - 1Sa 2:25

. Despise them - Pr 15:5,20; Eze 22:7

. Curse them - Pr 30:11

. Bring reproach on them - Pr 19:26

. Are a calamity to them - Pr 19:13

. Are a grief to them - Pr 17:25

. Despised their elders - Job 19:18

- PUNISHMENT OF, FOR

. Setting light by parents - De 27:16

. Disobeying parents - De 21:21

. Mocking parents - Pr 30:17

. Cursing parents - Ex 21:15; Mr 7:10

. Smiting parents - Ex 21:15

. Mocking of a prophet - 2Ki 2:23,24

. Gluttony and drunkenness - De 21:20,21

- Their guilt in robbing parents - Pr 28:24

- Exemplified

. Esau - Ge 26:34,35

. Sons of Eli - 1Sa 2:,12,17

. Sons of Samuel - 1Sa 8:3

. Absalom - 2Sa 15:10

. Adonijah - 1Ki 1:5,6

. Children at Bethel - 2Ki 2:23

. Adrammelech and Sharezer - 2Ki 19:37


CHRIST, CHARACTER OF

- Altogether lovely - So 5:16

- Holy - Lu 1:35; Ac 4:27; Re 3:7

- Righteous - Isa 53:11; Heb 1:9

- Good - Mt 19:16

- Faithful - Isa 11:5; 1Th 5:24

- True - Joh 1:14; 7:18; 1Jo 5:20

- Just - Zec 9:9; Joh 5:30; Ac 22:14

- Guileless - Isa 53:9; 1Pe 2:22

- Sinless - Joh 8:46; 2Co 5:21

- Spotless - 1Pe 1:19

- Innocent - Mt 27:4

- Harmless - Heb 7:26

- Resisting temptation - Mt 4:1-10

- Obedient to God the Father - Ps 40:8; Joh 4:34; 15:10

- Zealous - Lu 2:49; Joh 2:17; 8:29

- Meek - Isa 53:7; Zec 9:9; Mt 11:29

- Lowly in heart - Mt 11:29

- Merciful - Heb 2:17

- Patient - Isa 53:7; Mt 27:14

- Long-suffering - 1Ti 1:16

- Compassionate - Isa 40:11; Lu 19:41

- Benevolent - Mt 4:23,24; Ac 10:38

- Loving - Joh 13:1; 15:13

- Self-denying - Mt 8:20; 2Co 8:9

- Humble - Lu 22:27; Php 2:8

- Resigned - Lu 22:42

- Forgiving - Lu 23:34

- Subject to His parents - Lu 2:51

- Saints are conformed to - Ro 8:29


CHRIST IS GOD

- As Jehovah - Isa 40:3; Mt 3:3

- As Jehovah of glory - Ps 24:7,10; 1Co 2:8; Jas 2:1

- As Jehovah, our RIGHTEOUSNESS - Jer 23:5,6; 1Co 1:30

- As Jehovah, above all - Ps 97:9; Joh 3:31

- As Jehovah, the First and the Last - Isa 44:6; Re 1:17; Isa 48:12-16; Re 22:13

- As Jehovah's Fellow and Equal - Zec 13:7; Php 2:6

- As Jehovah of Hosts - Isa 6:1-3; Joh 12:41; Isa 8:13,14; 1Pe 2:8

- As Jehovah, the Shepherd - Isa 40:11; Heb 13:20

- As Jehovah, for whose glory all things were created - Pr 16:4; Col 1:16

- As Jehovah, the Messenger of the covenant - Mal 3:1; Mr 1:2; Lu 2:27

- Invoked as Jehovah - Joe 2:32; Ac 2:21; 1Co 1:2

- As the Eternal God and Creator - Ps 102:24-27; Heb 1:8,10-12

- As the mighty God - Isa 9:6

- As the Great God and Saviour - Ho 1:7; Tit 2:13

- As God over all - Ps 45:6,7; Ro 9:5

- As the true God - Jer 10:10; 1Jo 5:20

- As God the Word - Joh 1:1

- As God, the judge - Ec 12:14; 1Co 4:5; 2Co 5:10; 2Ti 4:1

- As Emmanuel - Isa 7:14; Mt 1:23

- As King of kings and Lord of lords - De 10:17; Re 1:5; 17:14

- As the Holy One - 1Sa 2:2; Ac 3:14

- As the Lord from heaven - 1Co 15:47

- As Lord of the Sabbath - Ge 2:3; Mt 12:8

- As Lord of all - Ac 10:36; Ro 10:11-13

- As Son of God - Mt 26:63-67

- As the Only-begotten Son of the Father - Joh 1:14,18; 3:16,18; 1Jo 4:9

- His blood is called the blood of God - Ac 20:28

- As one with the Father - Joh 10:30,38; 12:45; 14:7-10; 17:10

- As sending the Spirit, equally with the Father - Joh 14:16; 15:26

- As entitled to equal honour with the Father - Joh 5:23

- As Owner of all things, equally with the Father - Joh 16:15

- As unrestricted by the law of the sabbath, equally with the Father - Joh 5:17

- As the Source of grace, equally with the Father - 1Th 3:11; 2Th 2:16,17

- As unsearchable, equally with the Father - Pr 30:4; Mt 11:27

- As Creator of all things - Isa 40:28; Joh 1:3; Col 1:16; Heb 1:2

- As Supporter and Preserver of all things - Ne 9:6; Col 1:17; Heb 1:3

- As possessed of the fulness of the God head - Col 2:9; Heb 1:3

- As raising the dead - Joh 5:21; 6:40,54

- As raising himself from the dead - Joh 2:19,21; 10:18

- As Eternal - Isa 9:6; Mic 5:2; Joh 1:1; Col 1:17; Heb 1:8-10; Re 1:8

- As Omnipresent - Mt 18:20; 28:20; Joh 3:13

- As Omnipotent - Ps 45:3; Php 3:21; Re 1:8

- As Omniscient - Joh 16:30; 21:17

- As discerning the thoughts of the heart - 1Ki 8:39; Lu 5:22; Eze 11:5; Joh 2:24,25; Re 2:23

- As unchangeable - Mal 3:6; Heb 1:12; 13:8

- As having power to forgive sins - Col 3:13; Mr 2:7,10

- As Giver of pastors to the Church - Jer 3:15; Eph 4:11-13

- As Husband of the Church - Isa 54:5; Eph 5:25-32; Isa 62:5; Re 21:2,9

- As the object of divine worship - Ac 7:59; 2Co 12:8,9; Heb 1:6; Re 5:12

- As the object of faith - Ps 2:12; 1Pe 2:6; Jer 17:5,7; Joh 14:1

- As God, he redeems and purifies the Church to himself - Re 5:9; Tit 2:14

- As God, he presents the Church to himself - Eph 5:27; Jude 1:24,25

- Saints live to him as God - Ro 6:11; Ga 2:19; 2Co 5:15

- Acknowledged by his Apostles - Joh 20:28

- Acknowledged by the Old Testament saints - Ge 17:1; 48:15,16; 32:24-30; Ho 12:3-5; Jud 6:22-24; 13:21,22; Job 19:25-27


CHRIST, THE HEAD OF THE CHURCH

- Predicted - Ps 118:22; Mt 21:42

- Appointed by God - Eph 1:22

- Declared by himself - Mt 21:42

- As his mystical body - Eph 4:12,15; 5:23

- Has the pre-eminence in all things - 1Co 11:3; Eph 1:22; Col 1:18

- Commissioned his Apostles - Mt 10:1,7; 28:19; Joh 20:21

- Instituted the ordinances - Mt 28:19; Lu 22:19,20

- Imparts gifts - Ps 68:18; Eph 4:8

- Saints are complete in - Col 2:10

- Perverters of the truth do not hold - Col 2:18,19


CHRIST, THE HIGH PRIEST

- Appointed and called by God - Heb 3:1,2; 5:4,5

- After the order of Melchizedek - Ps 110:4; Heb 5:6; 6:20; 7:15,17

- Superior to Aaron and the Levitical priests - Heb 7:11,16,22; 8:1,2,6

- Consecrated with an oath - Heb 7:20,21

- Has an unchangeable priesthood - Heb 7:23,28

- Is of unblemished purity - Heb 7:26,28

- Faithful - Heb 3:2

- Needed no sacrifice for himself - Heb 7:27

- Offered himself a sacrifice - Heb 9:14,26

- His sacrifice superior to all others - Heb 9:13,14,23

- Offered sacrifice but once - Heb 7:27; 9:25,26

- Made reconciliation - Heb 2:17

- Obtained redemption for us - Heb 9:12

- Entered into heaven - Heb 4:14; 10:12

- Sympathises with those who are tempted - Heb 2:18; 4:15

- Intercedes - Heb 7:25; 9:24

- Blesses - Nu 6:23-26; Ac 3:26

- On his throne - Zec 6:13

- Appointment of, and encouragement to steadfastness - Heb 4:14

- Typified

. Melchizedek - Ge 14:18-20

. Aaron - Ex 40:12-15


CHRIST, THE KING

- Foretold - Nu 24:17; Ps 2:6; 45:1-17; Isa 9:7; Jer 23:5; Mic 5:2

- Glorious - Ps 24:7-10; 1Co 2:8; Jas 2:1

- Supreme - Ps 89:27; Re 1:5; 19:16

- Sits in the throne of God - Re 3:21

- Sits on the throne of David - Isa 9:7; Eze 37:24,25; Lu 1:32; Ac 2:30

- Is King of Zion - Ps 2:6; Isa 52:7; Zec 9:9; Mt 21:5; Joh 12:12-15

- Has a righteous kingdom - Ps 45:6; Heb 1:8,9; Isa 32:1; Jer 23:5

- Has an everlasting kingdom - Da 2:44; 7:14; Lu 1:33

- Has an universal kingdom - Ps 2:8; 72:8; Zec 14:9; Re 11:15

- His kingdom not of this world - Joh 18:36

- Saints, the subjects of - Col 1:13; Re 15:3

- Saints receive a kingdom from - Lu 22:29,30; Heb 12:28

- ACKNOWLEDGED BY

. The wise men from the East - Mt 2:2

. Nathanael - Joh 1:49

. His followers - Lu 19:38; Joh 12:13

- Declared by himself - Mt 25:34; Joh 18:37

- Written on His cross - Joh 19:19

- The Jews shall seek to - Ho 3:5

- Saints shall behold - Isa 33:17; Re 22:3,4

- Kings shall do homage to - Ps 72:10; Isa 49:7

- Shall overcome all his enemies - Ps 110:1; Mr 12:36; 1Co 15:25; Re 17:14

- Typified

. Melchizedek - Ge 14:18

. David - 1Sa 16:1,12,13; Lu 1:32

. Solomon - 1Ch 28:6,7


CHRIST, THE MEDIATOR

- In virtue of his atonement - Eph 2:13-18; Heb 9:15; 12:24

- The only one between God and man - 1Ti 2:5

- Of the gospel covenant - Heb 8:6; 12:24

- Typified

. Moses - De 5:5; Ga 3:19

. Aaron - Nu 16:48


CHRIST, THE PROPHET

- Foretold - De 18:15,18; Isa 52:7; Na 1:15

- Anointed with the Holy Spirit - Isa 42:1; 61:1; Lu 4:18; Joh 3:34

- Alone knows and reveals God - Mt 11:27; Joh 3:2,13,34; 17:6,14,26; Heb 1:1,2

- Declared his doctrine to be that of the Father - Joh 8:26,28; 12:49,50; 14:10,24; 15:15; 17:8,16

- Preached the gospel, and worked miracles - Mt 4:23; 11:5; Lu 4:43

- Foretold things to come - Mt 24:3-35; Lu 19:41,44

- Faithful to his trust - Lu 4:43; Joh 17:8; Heb 3:2; Re 1:5; 3:14

- Abounded in wisdom - Lu 2:40,47,52; Col 2:3

- Mighty in deed and word - Mt 13:54; Mr 1:27; Lu 4:32; Joh 7:46

- Meek and unostentatious in his teaching - Isa 42:2; Mt 12:17-20

- God commands us to hear - De 18:15; Mt 17:25; Ac 3:22; 7:37

- God will severely visit our neglect of - De 18:19; Ac 3:23; Heb 2:3

- Typified

. Moses - De 18:15


CHRIST, THE SHEPHERD

- Foretold - Ge 49:24; Isa 40:11; Eze 34:23; 37:24

- The chief - 1Pe 5:4

- The good - Joh 10:11,14

- The great - Mic 5:4; Heb 13:20

- HIS SHEEP

. He knows - Joh 10:14,27

. He calls - Joh 10:3

. He gathers - Isa 40:11; Joh 10:16

. He guides - Ps 23:3; Joh 10:3,4

. He feeds - Ps 23:1,2; Joh 10:9

. He cherishes tenderly - Isa 40:11

. He protects and preserves - Jer 31:10; Eze 34:10; Zec 9:16; Joh 10:28

. He laid down his life for - Zec 13:7; Mt 26:31; Joh 10:11,15; Ac 20:28

. He gives eternal life to - Joh 10:28

- Typified

. David - 1Sa 16:11


CHURCH, THE

- Belongs to God - 1Ti 3:15

- The body of Christ - Eph 1:23; Col 1:24

- Christ, the foundation-stone of - 1Co 3:11; Eph 2:20; 1Pe 2:4,5

- Christ, the head of - Eph 1:22; 5:23

- Loved by Christ - So 7:10; Eph 5:25

- Purchased by the blood of Christ - Ac 20:28; Eph 5:25; Heb 9:12

- Sanctified and cleansed by Christ - 1Co 6:11; Eph 5:26,27

- Subject to Christ - Ro 7:4; Eph 5:24

- The object of the grace of God - Isa 27:3; 2Co 8:1

- Displays the wisdom of God - Eph 3:10

- Shows forth the praises of God - Isa 60:6

- God defends - Ps 89:18; Isa 4:5; 49:25; Mt 16:18

- God provides ministers for - Jer 3:15; Eph 4:11,12

- Glory to be ascribed to God by - Eph 3:21

- Elect - 1Pe 5:13

- Glorious - Ps 45:13; Eph 5:27

- Clothed in righteousness - Re 19:8

- Believers continually added to, by the Lord - Ac 2:27; 5:14; 11:24

- Unity of - Ro 12:5; 1Co 10:17; 12:12; Ga 3:28

- Saints baptised into, by one Spirit - 1Co 12:13

- Ministers commanded to feed - Ac 20:28

- Is edified by the word - 1Co 14:4,13; Eph 4:15,16

- The wicked persecute - Ac 8:1-3; 1Th 2:14,15

- Not to be despised - 1Co 11:22

- Defiling of, will be punished - 1Co 3:17

- Extent of, predicted - Isa 2:2; Eze 17:22-24; Da 2:34,35; Hab 2:14


CHURCH OF ISRAEL

- Established by God - De 4:5-14; 26:18; Ac 7:35,38

- Admission into, by circumcision - Ge 17:10-14

- All Israelites members of - Ro 9:4

- Was relatively holy - Ex 31:13; Nu 16:3

- HAD

. An appointed place of worship - De 12:5

. Appointed ordinances - Ex 18:20; Heb 9:1,10

. Appointed feasts - Le 23:2; Isa 1:14

. An ordained ministry - Ex 29:9; De 10:8

. The divine presence manifested in it - Ex 29:45,46; Le 26:11,12; 1Ki 8:10,11

. A spiritual church within it - Ro 9:6-8; 11:2-7

- In covenant with God - De 4:13,23; Ac 3:25

- The depository of holy writ - Ro 3:2

- CALLED THE

. Congregation of Israel - Ex 12:47; Le 4:13

. Congregation of the Lord - Nu 27:17; 31:16

- Privileges of - Ro 9:4

- Proselytes admitted into - Nu 9:14; 15:15,29

- Supported by the people - Ex 34:20; De 16:17

- WORSHIP OF, CONSISTED IN

. Sacrifice - Ex 10:25; Le 1:2; Heb 10:1

. Prayer - Ex 24:11; Ps 5:7; 95:6

. Praise - 2Ch 5:13; 30:21

. Reading God's word - Ex 24:7; De 31:11

. Preaching - Ne 8:4,5

- Attachment of the Jews to - Joh 9:28,29; Ac 6:11

- MEMBERS OF

. Required to know its statutes - Le 10:11

. Required to keeps its statutes - De 16:12

. Required to attend its worship - Ex 23:17

. Separated from, while unclean - Le 13:46; 15:31; Nu 5:2-4

. Excommunicated for heavy offences - Nu 15:30,31; 19:20

- Persons excluded from - Ex 12:48; De 23:1-4; Eze 44:7,9

- A type of the church of Christ - Ga 4:24-26; Heb 12:23


CIRCUMCISION

- Instituted by God - Ge 17:9,10

- Described - Ge 17:11; Ex 4:25

- Enforced by the law - Le 12:3; Joh 7:22

- CALLED THE

. Covenant of circumcision - Ac 7:8

. Circumcision in the flesh - Eph 2:11

. Concision - Php 3:2

- A painful and bloody rite - Ex 4:26; Jos 5:8

- Promises to Abraham previous to - Ro 4:9,13

- A seal of the covenant - Ge 17:11; Ro 4:11

- Introductory Jewish ordinances - Ga 5:3

- Outward sign of - Ro 2:28

- Inward grace - Ro 2:29

- Necessary to enjoying the privileges of the Jewish State - Ex 12:48; Eze 44:7

- WAS PERFORMED

. On males home-born and bought - Ge 17:12,13

. On the eighth day - Ge 17:12; Le 12:3

. Even on the sabbath day - Joh 7:22,23

. With knives of flint - Ex 4:25; Jos 5:3

. By the heads of families - Ge 17:23; Ex 4:25

. By persons in authority - Jos 5:3

. In the presence of the family - Lu 1:58-61

- Accompanied with naming the child - Ge 21:3,4; Lu 1:59; 2:21

- First performed on Abraham and his family - Ge 17:24-27

- Not performed in the wilderness - Jos 5:5

- Performed by Joshua at Gilgal - Jos 5:2,7

- Punishment for neglecting - Ge 17:14; Ex 4:24,26

- Without faith, vain - Ro 3:30; Ga 5:6

- Without obedience, vain - Ro 2:25; 1Co 7:19

- THE JEWS

. Denominated by - Ac 10:45; Ga 2:9

. Held it unlawful to intermarry with those not of the - Ge 34:14; Jud 14:3

. Held no intercourse with those not of the - Ac 10:28; 11:3; Ga 2:12

. Despised as unclean those not of the - 1Sa 14:6; 17:26; Mt 15:26,27; Eph 2:11,15

- Sometimes performed on slain enemies - 1Sa 18:25-27; 2Sa 3:14

- Abolished by the gospel - Eph 2:11,15; Col 3:11

- Performed on Timothy as a matter or expediency because of the Jews - Ac 16:3

- Necessity of, denied by Paul - Ga 2:3-5

- Necessity of, asserted by false teachers - Ac 15:24; Ga 6:12; Tit 1:10

- Trusting to, a denial of Christ - Ga 3:3,4; 5:3,4

- Paul denounced for opposing - Ac 21:21

- Saints the true spiritual - Php 3:3; Col 2:11

- ILLUSTRATIVE OF

. Readiness to hear and obey - Jer 6:10

. Purity of heart - De 10:16; 30:6

. Purity of speech - Ex 6:12


CITIES

- First mention of - Ge 4:17

- Designed for habitations - Ps 107:7,36

- Often built to perpetuate a name - Ge 11:4

- Often founded and enlarged by blood and rapine - Mic 3:10; Hab 2:12

- BUILT

. Of brick and slime - Ge 11:3

. Of stone and wood - Ps 102:14; Eze 26:12

. Of brick and mortar - Ex 1:11,14

. On solid foundations - Ezr 6:3; Re 21:14

. With compactness - Ps 122:3

. Often of a square form - Re 21:16

. Beside rivers - Ps 46:4; 137:1

. On hills - Mt 5:14; Lu 4:29; Re 17:9

. In plains - Ge 11:2,4; 13:12

. In desert places - 2Ch 8:4; Ps 107:35,36

. In pleasant situations - 2Ki 2:19; Ps 48:2

- Arranged in streets and lanes - Nu 22:39; Zec 8:5; Lu 14:21

- Entered through gates - Ge 34:24; Ne 13:19,22

- Surrounded with walls - De 1:28; 3:5

- Often fortified by nature - Ps 125:2; Isa 33:16

- Often fortified by art - 2Ch 11:5-10,23; Ps 48:12,13; Jer 4:5; Da 11:15

- Sometimes had suburbs - Nu 35:2; Jos 21:3

- WERE CALLED FOR

. The family of the founder - Ge 4:17; Jud 18:29

. The proprietor of the land - 1Ki 16:24

. The country in which built - Da 4:29,30

- Numerous - Jos 15:21; 1Ch 2:22; Jer 2:28

- Densely inhabited - Jon 4:11; Na 3:8

- Often great and goodly - Ge 10:12; De 6:10; Da 4:30; Jon 3:3

- Often of great antiquity - Ge 10:11,12

- Often insignificant - Ge 19:20; Ec 9:14

- DIFFERENT KINDS OF

. Royal - Nu 21:26; Jos 10:2; 2Sa 12:26

. Fenced - Jos 10:20; Isa 36:1

. Treasure - Ex 1:11

. Commercial - Isa 23:11; Eze 27:3

. Chariot - 2Ch 1:14; 9:25

. Store - 2Ch 8:4,6

. Levitical - Le 25:32,33; Nu 35:7,8

. Refuge - Nu 35:6

- Inhabitants of, called citizens - Ac 21:39

- Prosperity of, increased by commerce - Ge 49:13; De 33:18,19; Eze 28:5

- Artificial mode of supplying water to - 2Ki 18:17; 20:20

- Infested by dogs - 1Ki 14:11; Ps 59:6,14

- Under governors - 2Ch 33:14; 2Co 11:32

- Provided with judges - De 16:18; 2Ch 19:5

- Protected at night by watchmen - Ps 127:1; So 5:7; Isa 21:11

- Furnished with stores - 2Ch 11:11,12

- Garrisoned in war - 2Ch 17:2,19

- Often had citadels - Jud 9:51

- A great defence to a country - 2Ch 11:5

- Afforded refuge in times of danger - Jer 8:14-16

- Often deserted on the approach of an enemy - 1Sa 31:7; Jer 4:20

- WERE FREQUENTLY

. Stormed - Jos 8:3-7; Jud 9:44

. Besieged - De 28:52; 2Ki 19:24,25

. Pillaged - Isa 13:16; Jer 20:5

. Wasted by pestilence - 1Sa 5:11

. Wasted by famine - Jer 52:6; Am 4:6

. Depopulated - Isa 17:9; Eze 26:19

. Burned - Jud 20:38,40; Isa 1:7

. Made heaps of ruins - Isa 25:2

. Razed and sown with salt - Jud 9:45

- Difficulty of taking, alluded to - Pr 18:19; Jer 1:18,19

- Perishable nature of - Heb 13:14

- ILLUSTRATIVE OF

. Saints - Mt 5:14

. Visible church - So 3:2,3; Re 11:2

. Church triumphant - Re 21:2; 22:19

. Heavenly inheritance - Heb 11:16

. The apostasy - Re 16:10; 17:18

. Riches - Pr 10:15


CITIES OF REFUGE

- Design of - Ex 21:13; Nu 35:11; Jos 20:3

- Names of - De 4:41-43; Jos 20:7,8

- REQUIRED TO BE

. Easy of access - De 19:3; Isa 62:10

. Open to all manslayers - Jos 20:4

- Strangers might take advantage of - Nu 35:15

- THOSE ADMITTED TO

. Were put on their trial - Nu 35:12,24

. Not protected outside of - Nu 35:26,27

. Obliged to remain in, until the high priest's death - Nu 35:25,28

- Afforded no asylum to murderers - Ex 21:14; Nu 35:16-21

- ILLUSTRATIVE

. Of Christ - Ps 91:2; Isa 25:4

. Of the hope of the gospel - Heb 6:18

. (The way to,) of Christ - Isa 35:8; Joh 14:6


CLOUDS

- Formed from the sea - 1Ki 18:44; Am 9:6

- Are garment of the sea - Job 38:9

- GOD

. Established - Pr 8:28

. Balanced in the air - Job 37:16

. Disposed in order - Job 37:15

. Brings over the earth - Ge 9:14

. Binds up - Job 26:8

. Spreads out - Job 26:9

. Scatters - Job 37:11

- Power and wisdom of God exhibited in forming - Ps 135:6,7; 147:5,8; Jer 10:13; 51:16

- Power and wisdom of God exhibited in condensing - Job 36:27,28; 37:10,11; Pr 3:20

- Made for the glory of God - Ps 148:4

- CALLED THE

. Clouds of heaven - Da 7:13; Mt 24:30

. Windows of heaven - Ge 7:11; Isa 24:18

. Bottles of heaven - Job 38:37

. Chambers of God - Ps 104:3,13

. Waters above the firmament - Ge 1:7

. Dust of God's feet - Na 1:3

- DIFFERENT KINDS OF, MENTIONED

. White - Re 14:14

. Bright - Job 37:11; Zec 10:1

. Thick - Job 22:14; 37:11

. Black - 1Ki 18:45

. Swift - Isa 19:1

. Great - Eze 1:4

. Small - 1Ki 18:44

- Often cover the heavens - Ps 147:8

- Often obscure the sun - Job 36:32; Eze 32:7

- Often dispersed by the wind - Ho 13:3

- USES OF

. To give rain - Jud 5:4; Ps 104:13,14

. To supply dew - Pr 3:20; Isa 18:4

. To moderate heat - Isa 25:5

- From the west, bring rain - Lu 12:54

- Though small, often bring much rain - 1Ki 18:44,45

- Thunder and lightning come from - Ps 77:17,18

- The rainbow appears in - Ge 9:13,14

- Frequently the instrument of God's judgments - Ge 7:11,12; Job 37:13; Ps 77:17

- MAN

. Ignorant of the spreading of - Job 36:29

. Ignorant of the disposing of - Job 37:15

. Ignorant of the balancing of - Job 37:16

. Cannot number - Job 38:37

. Cannot cause to rain - Job 38:34

. Cannot stay - Job 38:37

- ILLUSTRATIVE

. Of multitudes of persons - Isa 60:8; Heb 12:1

. Of hostile armies - Jer 4:13; Eze 38:9,16

. Of sins of men - Isa 44:22

. Of judgments of God - La 2:1; Eze 30:3; 34:12; Joe 2:2

. Of unsearchableness of God - 2Sa 22:12; Ps 97:2; Eze 1:4

. (Riding upon,) of the power and greatness of God - Ps 104:3; Isa 19:1

. (Passing away,) of the goodness and prosperity of hypocrites - Ho 6:4; 13:3

. (Without water,) of false teachers - Jude 1:12

. (Carried away by a tempest,) of false teachers - 2Pe 2:17

. (Without rain,) of the fraudulent - Pr 25:14

. (A morning without,) of wise rulers - 2Sa 23:3,4

. (When seasonable,) of the favour of good rulers - Pr 16:15


CLOUD OF GLORY

- First manifestation of - Ex 13:20,21

- CALLED

. The cloud - Ex 34:5

. Pillar of cloud and pillar of fire - Ex 13:22

. Cloudy pillar - Ex 33:9,10

. Cloud of the Lord - Nu 10:34

. The presence of God - Ex 33:14,15

- God's glory manifested in - Ex 16:10; 40:35

- God came down in - Ex 34:5; Nu 11:25

- God spoke from - Ex 24:16; Ps 99:7

- WAS DESIGNED TO

. Regulate the movements of Israel - Ex 40:36,37; Nu 9:17-23

. Guide Israel - Ex 13:21; Ne 9:19

. Show light to Israel - Ps 105:39

. Defend Israel - Ex 14:19; Ps 105:39

. Cover the tabernacle - Ex 40:34; Nu 9:15

- Was dark to the enemies of Israel - Ex 14:20

- Was the Shekinah over the mercy-seat - Le 16:2

- Continued during the journeyings of Israel - Ex 13:22; 40:38

- Manifested in the temple of Solomon - 1Ki 8:10,11; 2Ch 5:13; Eze 10:4

- SPECIAL APPEARANCES OF

. At the murmuring for bread - Ex 16:10

. At giving of the law - Ex 19:9,16; 24:16-18

. At sedition of Aaron and Miriam - Nu 12:5

. At the murmuring of Israel on the report of the spies - Nu 14:10

. At the rebellion of Korah - Nu 16:19

. At the murmuring of Israel on account of Korah's death - Nu 16:42

. At Christ's transfiguration - Mt 17:5

. At Christ's ascension - Ac 1:9

- Our Lord shall make his second appearance in - Lu 21:27; Ac 1:11

- ILLUSTRATIVE OF

. The glory of Christ - Re 10:1

. The protection of the church - Isa 4:5


COMMANDMENTS, THE TEN

- Spoken by God - Ex 20:1; De 5:4,22

- Written by God - Ex 32:16; 34:1,28; De 4:13; 10:4

- Enumerated - Ex 20:3-17

- Summed up Christ - Mt 22:35-40

- Law of, is spiritual - Mt 5:28; Ro 7:14

. See LAW of God


COMMERCE

- The barter of one commodity for another - 1Ki 5:8,11

- The exchange of commodities for money - 1Ki 10:28,29

- CALLED

. Trade - Ge 34:10; Mt 25:16

. Traffic - Ge 42:34; Eze 17:4

. Buying and selling - Jas 4:13

- ARTICLES OF, CALLED

. Merchandise - Eze 26:12; Mt 22:5

. Wares - Jer 10:17; Eze 27:16; Jon 1:5

- PERSONS ENGAGED IN, CALLED

. Merchants - Ge 37:28; Pr 31:24

. Chapmen - 2Ch 9:14

. Traffickers - Isa 23:8

. Sellers and buyers - Isa 24:2

- Carried on in fairs - Eze 27:12,19; Mt 11:16

- Inland, by caravans - Job 6:19; Isa 21:13

- Maritime, by ships - 2Ch 8:18; 9:21

- Persons of distinction engaged in - Isa 23:8

- Increased the wealth of nations and individuals - 2Ch 9:20-22; Pr 31:14-18; Eze 28:4,5

- CARRIED ON BY

. Ishmaelites - Ge 37:25

. Egyptians - Ge 42:2-34

. Ethiopians - Isa 45:14

. Ninevites - Na 3:16

. Syrians - Eze 27:16,18

. People of Tarshish - Eze 27:25

. People of Tyre - Eze 28:5,13,16

. Jews - Eze 27:17

- OF THE JEWS

. Under strict laws - Le 19:36,37; 25:14,17

. Commenced after their settlement in Canaan - Ge 49:13; Jud 5:17

. Greatly extended by Solomon - 1Ki 9:26,27; 2Ch 9:21

. Checked in Jehoshaphat's time - 1Ki 22:48,49

- Success in, led to pride - Eze 28:2,16-18

- Evil practices connected with - Pr 20:14; Eze 22:13; Ho 12:7

- Denunciations connected with abuses of - Isa 23:11; Eze 7:12,13; 27:32-36; 28:16-18

- ARTICLES OF

. Blue cloth - Eze 27:24

. Brass - Eze 27:13

. Corn - 1Ki 5:11; Eze 27:17

. Cattle - Eze 27:21

. Chests of rich apparel - Eze 27:24

. Chariots - 1Ki 10:29

. Clothes for chariots - Eze 27:20

. Embroidery - Eze 27:16,24

. Gold - 2Ch 8:18

. Honey - Eze 27:17

. Horses - 1Ki 10:29; Eze 27:14

. Ivory - 2Ch 9:21; Eze 27:15

. Iron and steel - Eze 27:12,19

. Land - Ge 23:13-16; Ru 4:3

. Lead - Eze 27:12

. Linen - 1Ki 10:28

. Oil - 1Ki 5:11; Eze 27:17

. Perfumes - So 3:6

. Precious stones - Eze 27:16,22; 28:13,16

. Purple - Eze 27:16

. Slaves - Ge 37:28,36; De 24:7

. Silver - 2Ch 9:21

. Timber - 1Ki 5:6,8

. Tin - Eze 27:12

. White wool - Eze 27:18

. Wine - 2Ch 2:15; Eze 27:18

- Illustrative of intercourse with the apostasy - Re 18:3-19


COMMUNION OF SAINTS

- According to the prayer of Christ - Joh 17:20,21

- IS WITH

. God - 1Jo 1:3

. Saints in heaven - Heb 12:22-24

. Each other - Ga 2:9; 1Jo 1:3,7

- God marks, with his approval - Mal 3:16

- Christ is present in - Mt 18:20

- In public and social worship - Ps 34:3; 55:14; Ac 1:14; Heb 10:25

- In the Lord's supper - 1Co 10:17

- In holy conversation - Mal 3:16

- In prayer for each other - 2Co 1:11; Eph 6:18

- In exhortation - Col 3:16; Heb 10:25

- In mutual comfort and edification - 1Th 4:18; 5:11

- In mutual sympathy and kindness - Ro 12:15; Eph 4:32

- Delight of - Ps 16:3; 42:4; 133:1-3; Ro 15:32

- Exhortation to - Eph 4:1-3

- Opposed to communion with the wicked - 2Co 6:14-17; Eph 5:11

- Exemplified

. Jonathan - 1Sa 23:16

. David - Ps 119:63

. Daniel - Da 2:17,18

. Apostles - Ac 1:14

. The Church - Ac 2:42; 5:12

. Paul - Ac 20:36-38


COMMUNION OF THE LORD'S SUPPER

- Prefigured - Ex 12:21-28; 1Co 5:7,8

- Instituted - Mt 26:26; 1Co 11:23

- Object of - Lu 22:19; 1Co 11:24,26

- Is the communion of the body and blood of Christ - 1Co 10:16

- Both bread and wine are necessary to be received in - Mt 26:27; 1Co 11:26

- Self-examination commanded before partaking of - 1Co 11:28,31

- Newness of heart and life necessary to the worthy partaking of - 1Co 5:7,8

- Partakers of, be wholly separate to God - 1Co 10:21

- Was continually partaken of, by the Church - Ac 2:42; 20:7

- UNWORTHY PARTAKERS OF

. Are guilty of the body and blood of Christ - 1Co 11:27

. Discern not the Lord's body - 1Co 11:29

. Are visited with judgments - 1Co 11:30


COMMUNION WITH GOD

- Is communion with the Father - 1Jo 1:3

- Is communion with the Son - 1Co 1:9; 1Jo 1:3; Re 3:20

- Is communion with the Holy Spirit - 1Co 12:13; 2Co 13:14; Php 2:1

- Reconciliation must precede - Am 3:3

- Holiness essential to - 2Co 6:14-16

- Promised to the obedient - Joh 14:23

- SAINTS

. Desire - Ps 42:1; Php 1:23

. Have, in meditation - Ps 63:5,6

. Have, in prayer - Php 4:6; Heb 4:16

. Have, in the Lord's supper - 1Co 10:16

. Should always enjoy - Ps 16:8; Joh 14:16-18

- Exemplified

. Enoch - Ge 5:24

. Noah - Ge 6:9

. Abraham - Ge 18:33

. Jacob - Ge 32:24-29

. Moses - Ex 33:11-23


COMPASSION AND SYMPATHY

- Christ set an example of - Lu 19:41,42

- Exhortation to - Ro 12:15; 1Pe 3:8

- EXERCISE TOWARDS

. The afflicted - Job 6:14; Heb 13:3

. The chastened - Isa 22:4; Jer 9:1

. Enemies - Ps 35:13

. The poor - Pr 19:17

. The weak - 2Co 11:29; Ga 6:2

. Saints - 1Co 12:25,26

- Inseparable from love to God - 1Jo 3:17; Joh 4:20

- MOTIVES TO

. The compassion of God - Mt 13:27,33

. The sense of our infirmities - Heb 5:2

- The wicked made to feel, for saints - Ps 106:46

- Promise to those who show - Pr 19:17; Mt 10:42

- Illustrated - Lu 10:33; 15:20

- Exemplified

. Pharaoh's daughter - Ex 2:6

. Shobi - 2Sa 17:27-29

. Elijah - 1Ki 17:18,19

. Nehemiah - Ne 1:4

. Job's friends - Job 2:11

. Job - Job 30:25

. David - Ps 35:13,14

. Jews - Joh 11:19

. Paul - 1Co 9:22


COMPASSION AND SYMPATHY OF CHRIST, THE

- Necessary to his priestly office - Heb 5:2,7

- MANIFESTED FOR THE

. Weary and heavy-laden - Mt 11:28-30

. Weak in faith - Isa 40:11; 42:3; Mt 12:20

. Tempted - Heb 2:18

. Afflicted - Lu 7:13; Joh 11:33,35

. Diseased - Mt 14:14; Mr 1:41

. Poor - Mr 8:2

. Perishing sinners - Mt 9:36; Lu 19:41; Joh 3:16

- An encouragement to prayer - Heb 4:15


CONDEMNATION

- The sentence of God against sin - Mt 25:41

- Universal, caused by the offence of Adam - Ro 5:12,16,18

- Inseparable consequence of sin - Pr 12:2; Ro 6:23

- INCREASED BY

. Impenitence - Mt 11:20-24

. Unbelief - Joh 3:18,19

. Pride - 1Ti 3:6

. Oppression - Jas 5:1-5

. Hypocrisy - Mt 23:14

- Conscience testifies to the justice of - Job 9:20; Ro 2:1; Tit 3:11

- The law testifies to the justice of - Ro 3:19

- According to men's deserts - Mt 12:37; 2Co 11:15

- Saints are delivered from, by Christ - Joh 3:18; 5:24; Ro 8:1,33,34

- Of the wicked, an example - 2Pe 2:7; Jude 1:7

- Chastisements are designed to rescue us from - Ps 94:12,13; 1Co 11:32

- Apostates ordained to - Jude 1:4

- Unbelievers remain under - Joh 3:18,36

- The law is the ministration of - 2Co 3:9


CONDUCT, CHRISTIAN

- Believing God - Mr 11:22; Joh 14:11,12

- Fearing God - Ec 12:13; 1Pe 2:17

- Loving God - De 6:5; Mt 22:37

- Following God - Eph 5:1; 1Pe 1:15,16

- Obeying God - Lu 1:6; 1Jo 5:3

- Rejoicing in God - Ps 33:1; Hab 3:18

- Believing in Christ - Joh 6:29; 1Jo 3:23

- Loving Christ - Joh 21:15; 1Pe 1:7,8

- Following the example of Christ - Joh 13:15; 1Pe 2:21-24

- Obeying Christ - Joh 14:21; 15:14

- LIVING

. To Christ - Ro 14:8; 2Co 5:15

. To righteousness - Mic 6:8; Ro 6:18; 1Pe 2:24

. Soberly, righteously, and godly - Tit 2:12

- WALKING

. Honestly - 1Th 4:12

. Worthy of God - 1Th 2:12

. Worthy of the Lord - Col 1:10

. In the Spirit - Ga 5:25

. After the Spirit - Ro 8:1

. In newness of life - Ro 6:4

. Worthy of vocation - Eph 4:1

. As children of light - Eph 5:8

- Rejoicing in Christ - Php 3:1; 4:4

- Loving one another - Joh 15:12; Ro 12:10; 1Co 13:1-13; Eph 5:2; Heb 13:1

- Striving for the faith - Php 1:27; Jude 1:3

- Putting away all sin - 1Co 5:7; Heb 12:1

- Abstaining from all appearance of evil - 1Th 5:22

- Perfecting holiness - Mt 5:48; 2Co 7:1; 2Ti 3:17

- Hating defilement - Jude 1:23

- Following after that which is good - Php 4:8; 1Th 5:15; 1Ti 6:11

- Overcoming the world - 1Jo 5:4,5

- Adorning the gospel - Mt 5:16; Tit 2:10

- Showing a good example - 1Ti 4:12; 1Pe 2:12; Tit 2:7

- Abounding in the work of the Lord - 1Co 15:58; 2Co 8:7; 1Th 4:1

- Shunning the wicked - Ps 1:1; 2Th 3:6

- Controlling the body - 1Co 9:27; Col 3:5

- Subduing the temper - Eph 4:26; Jas 1:19

- Submitting to injuries - Mt 5:39-41; 1Co 6:7

- Forgiving injuries - Mt 6:14; Ro 12:20

- Living peaceably with all - Ro 12:18; Heb 12:14

- Visiting the afflicted - Mt 25:36; Jas 1:27

- Doing as we would be done by - Mt 7:12; Lu 6:31

- Sympathising with others - Ga 6:2; 1Th 5:14

- Honouring others - Ps 15:4; Ro 12:10

- Fulfilling domestic duties - Eph 6:1-8; 1Pe 3:1-7

- Submitting to Authorities - Ro 13:1-7

- Being liberal to others - Ac 20:35; Ro 12:13

- Being contented - Php 4:11; Heb 13:5

- Blessedness of maintaining - Ps 1:1-3; 19:9-11; 50:23; Mt 5:3-12; Joh 15:10; 7:17


CONFESSING CHRIST

- Influences of the Holy Spirit necessary to - 1Co 12:3; 1Jo 4:2

- A test of being saints - 1Jo 2:23; 4:2,3

- An evidence of union with God - 1Jo 4:15

- Necessary to salvation - Ro 10:9,10

- Ensures his confessing us - Mt 10:32

- The fear of man prevents - Joh 7:13; 12:42,43

- Persecution should not prevent us from - Mr 8:35; 2Ti 2:12

- Must be connected with faith - Ro 10:9

- Consequences of not - Mt 10:33

- Exemplified

. Nathanael - Joh 1:49

. Peter - Joh 6:68,69; Ac 2:22-36

. Man born blind - Joh 9:25,33

. Martha - Joh 11:27

. Peter and John - Ac 4:7-12

. Apostles - Ac 5:29-32,42

. Stephen - Ac 7:52,59

. Paul - Ac 9:29

. Timothy - 1Ti 6:12

. John - Re 1:9

. Church in Pergamos - Re 2:13

. Martyrs - Re 20:4


CONFESSION OF SIN

- God requires - Le 5:5; Ho 5:15

- God regards - Job 33:27,28; Da 9:20-23

- Exhortation to - Jos 7:19; Jer 3:13; Jas 5:16

- Promises to - Le 26:40-42; Pr 28:13

- SHOULD BE ACCOMPANIED WITH

. Submission to punishment - Le 26:41; Ne 9:33; Ezr 9:13

. Prayer for forgiveness - 2Sa 24:10; Ps 25:11; 51:1; Jer 14:7-9,20

. Self-abasement - Isa 64:5,6; Jer 3:25

. Godly sorrow - Ps 38:18; La 1:20

. Forsaking sin - Pr 28:13

. Restitution - Nu 5:6,7

- Should be full and unreserved - Ps 32:5; 51:3; 106:6

- Followed by pardon - Ps 32:5; 1Jo 1:9

- Illustrated - Lu 15:21; 18:13

- Exemplified

. Aaron - Nu 12:11

. Israelites - Nu 21:6,7; 1Sa 7:6; 12:19

. Saul - 1Sa 15:24

. David - 2Sa 24:10

. Ezra - Ezr 9:6

. Nehemiah - Ne 1:6,7

. Levites - Ne 9:4,33,34

. Job - Job 7:20

. Daniel - Da 9:4

. Peter - Lu 5:8

. Thief - Lu 23:41


CONSCIENCE

- Witnesses in man - Pr 20:27; Ro 2:15

- Accuses of sin - Ge 42:21; 2Sa 24:10; Mt 27:3; Ac 2:37

- We should have the approval of - Job 27:6; Ac 24:16; Ro 9:1; 14:22

- The blood of Christ alone can purify - Heb 9:14; 10:2-10,22

- Keep the faith in purity of - 1Ti 1:19; 3:9

- Of saints, pure and good - Heb 13:18; 1Pe 3:16,21

- Submit to authority for - Ro 13:5

- Suffer patiently for - 1Pe 2:19

- Testimony of, a source of joy - 2Co 1:12; 1Jo 3:21

- Of others, not to be offended - Ro 14:21; 1Co 10:28-32

- Ministers should commend themselves to that of their people - 2Co 4:2; 5:11

- Of the wicked, seared - 1Ti 4:2

- Of the wicked, defiled - Tit 1:15

- Without spiritual illumination, a false guide - Ac 23:1; 26:9


CONTEMPT

- Sin of - Job 31:13,14; Pr 14:21

- Folly of - Pr 11:12

- A characteristic of the wicked - Pr 18:3; Isa 5:24; 2Ti 3:3

- FORBIDDEN TOWARDS

. Parents - Pr 23:22

. Christ's little ones - Mt 18:10

. Weak brethren - Ro 14:3

. Young ministers - 1Co 16:11

. Believing masters - 1Ti 6:2

. The poor - Jas 2:1-3

- Self-righteous prompts to - Isa 65:5; Lu 18:9,11

- Pride and prosperity prompt to - Ps 123:4

- Ministers should give no occasion for - 1Ti 4:12

- Of ministers, is a despising of God - Lu 10:16; 1Th 4:8

- TOWARDS THE CHURCH

. Often turned into respect - Isa 60:14

. Often punished - Eze 28:26

- Causes saints to cry to God - Ne 4:4; Ps 123:3

- THE WICKED EXHIBIT TOWARDS

. Christ - Ps 22:6; Isa 53:3; Mt 27:29

. Saints - Ps 119:141

. Authorities - 2Pe 2:10; Jude 1:8

. Parents - Pr 15:5,20

. The afflicted - Job 19:18

. The poor - Ps 14:6; Ec 9:16

- Saints sometimes guilty of - Jas 2:6

- Exemplified

. Hagar - Ge 16:4

. Children of Belial - 1Sa 10:27

. Nabal - 1Sa 25:10,11

. Michal - 2Sa 6:16

. Sanballat - Ne 2:19; 4:2,3

. False teachers - 2Co 10:10


CONTENTMENT

- With godliness is great gain - Ps 37:16; 1Ti 6:6

- SAINTS SHOULD EXHIBIT

. In their respective callings - 1Co 7:20

. With appointed wages - Lu 3:14

. With what things they have - Heb 13:5

. With food and raiment - 1Ti 6:8

- God's promises should lead to - Heb 13:5

- The wicked want - Isa 5:8; Ec 5:10

- Exemplified

. Barzillai - 2Sa 19:33-37

. Shunammite - 2Ki 4:13

. David - Ps 16:6

. Agur - Pr 30:8,9

. Paul - Php 4:11,12


CONVERSION

- By God - 1Ki 18:37; Joh 6:44; Ac 21:19

- By Christ - Ac 3:26; Ro 15:18

- By the power of the Holy Spirit - Pr 1:23

- Is of grace - Ac 11:21,23

- Follows repentance - Ac 3:19; 26:20

- Is the result of faith - Ac 11:21

- THROUGH THE INSTRUMENTALITY OF

. The scriptures - Ps 19:7

. Ministers - Ac 26:18; 1Th 1:9

. Self-examination - Ps 119:59; La 3:40

. Affliction - Ps 78:34

- OF SINNERS, A CAUSE OF JOY

. To God - Eze 18:23; Lu 15:32

. To saints - Ac 15:3; Ga 1:23,24

- Is necessary - Mt 18:3

- Commanded - Job 36:10

- Exhortations to - Pr 1:23; Isa 31:6; 55:7; Jer 3:7; Eze 33:11

- Promises connected with - Ne 1:9; Isa 1:27; Jer 3:14; Eze 18:27

- Pray for - Ps 80:7; 85:4; Jer 31:18; La 5:21

- Is accompanied by confession of sin, and prayer - 1Ki 8:35

- Danger of neglecting - Ps 7:12; Jer 44:5,11; Eze 3:19

- Duty of leading sinners to - Ps 51:13

- Encouragement for leading sinners to - Da 12:3; Jas 5:19,20

- Of Gentiles, predicted - Isa 2:2; 11:10; 60:5; 66:12

- Of Israel, predicted - Eze 36:25-27


COUNSELS AND PURPOSES OF GOD, THE

- Are great - Jer 32:19

- Are wonderful - Isa 28:29

- Are immutable - Ps 33:11; Pr 19:21; Jer 4:28; Ro 9:11; Heb 6:17

- Are sovereign - Isa 40:13,14; Da 4:35

- Are eternal - Eph 3:11

- Are faithfulness and truth - Isa 25:1

- None can disannul - Isa 14:27

- Shall be performed - Isa 14:24; 46:11

- The sufferings and death of Christ were according to - Ac 2:23; 4:28

- Saints called and save according to - Ro 8:28; 2Ti 1:9

- The union of all saints in Christ, is according to - Eph 1:9,10

- The works of God according to - Eph 1:11

- Should be declared by ministers - Ac 20:27

- Attend to - Jer 49:20; 50:45

- Secret not to be searched into - De 29:29; Mt 24:36; Ac 1:7

- THE WICKED

. Understand not - Mic 4:12

. Despise - Isa 5:19

. Reject - Lu 7:30


COURTS OF JUSTICE

- Have authority from God - Ro 13:1-5

- SUPERIOR COURT

. Held first by Moses alone in the wilderness - Ex 18:13-20

. Consisted subsequently of priests and Levites - De 17:9; Mal 2:7

. Presided over by the governor or the high priest - De 17:12; Jud 4:4,5

. Held at the seat of government - De 17:8

. Decided on all appeals and difficult cases - Ex 18:26; De 1:17; 17:8,9

. Decisions of, conclusive - De 17:10,11

- INFERIOR COURT

. In all cities - De 16:18; 2Ch 19:5-7

. Held at the gates - Ge 34:20; De 16:18; 21:19; Job 5:4

. Judges of, appointed by the governor - Ex 18:21,25; De 1:9-15; 2Sa 15:3

. All minor cases decided by - Ex 18:26; 2Sa 15:4

. All transfers of property made before - Ge 23:17-20; Ru 4:1,2

- Re-established by Jehoshaphat - 2Ch 19:5-10

- Re-established by Ezra - Ezr 7:25

- SANHEDRIM OR COURT OF THE SEVENTY

. Probably derived from the seventy elders appointed by Moses - Ex 24:9; Nu 11:16,17,24-30

. Mentioned in the latter part of sacred history - Lu 22:66; Joh 11:47; Ac 5:27

. Consisted of chief priest - Mt 26:57,59

. Presided over by high priest - Mt 26:62-66

. Sat in high priest's palace - Mt 26:57,58

- OF THE ROMANS IN JUDEA

. Presided over by the governor or deputy - Mt 27:2,11; Ac 18:12

. Place of, called the hall of judgment - Joh 18:28,33; 19:9

. Never interfered in any dispute about minor matters or about religion - Ac 18:14,15

. Could alone award death - Joh 18:31

. Never examined their own citizens by torture - Ac 22:25-29

. Appeals from, made to the emperor - Ac 25:11; 26:32; 28:19

- Generally held in the morning - Jer 21:12; Mt 27:1; Lu 22:66; Ac 5:21

- Sometimes held in synagogues - Mt 10:17; Ac 22:19; 26:11; Jas 2:2

- PROVIDED WITH

. Judges - De 16:18

. Officers - De 16:18; Mt 5:25

. Tormentors or executioners - Mt 18:34

- JUDGES OF

. Called elders - De 25:7; 1Sa 16:4

. Called magistrates - Lu 12:58

. Rode often on white asses - Jud 5:10

. To judge righteously - Le 19:15; De 1:6

. To judge without respect of persons - Ex 23:3,6; Le 19:15; De 1:17; Pr 22:22

. To investigate every case - De 19:18

. Not to take bribes - Ex 23:8; De 16:19

. To judge as for God - 2Ch 19:6,7,9

. To decide according to the law - Eze 44:24

. To promote peace - Zec 8:16

. Sat on the judgment-seat while hearing causes - Ex 18:13; Jud 5:10; Isa 28:6; Mt 27:19

. Examined the parties - Ac 24:8

. Conferred together before giving judgment - Ac 5:34-40; 25:12; 26:30,31

. Pronounced the judgment of the court - Mt 26:65,66; Lu 23:24; Ac 5:40

- Both the accusers and accused required to appear before - De 25:1; Ac 25:16

- CAUSES IN, WERE OPENED BY

. The complainant - 1Ki 3:17-21; Ac 16:19-21

. An advocate - Ac 24:1

- THE ACCUSED

. Stood before the judge - Nu 35:12; Mt 27:11

. Permitted to plead their own cause - 1Ki 3:22; Ac 24:10; 26:1

. Might have advocates - Pr 31:8,9; Isa 1:17

. Exhorted to confess - Jos 7:19

. Examined on oath - Le 5:1; Mt 26:63

. Sometimes examined by torture - Ac 22:24,29

. Sometimes treated with insult - Mt 26:67; Joh 18:22,23; Ac 23:2,3

. The evidence of two or more witnesses required in - De 17:6; 19:15; Joh 8:17; 2Co 13:1

. Witnesses sometimes laid their hands on the criminal's head before punishment - Le 24:14

- False witnesses in to receive the punishment of the accused - De 19:19

- Corruption and bribery often practised in - Isa 10:1; Am 5:12; 8:6

- THE JUDGMENT OF

. Not given till accused was heard - Joh 7:51

. Recorded in writing - Isa 10:1

. Immediately executed - De 25:2; Jos 7:25; Mr 15:15-20

. Witnesses first to execute - De 17:7; Ac 7:58

. Allusions to - Job 5:4; Ps 127:5; Mt 5:22

. Illustrative of the last judgment - Mt 19:28; Ro 14:10; 1Co 6:2


COVENANTS

- Agreements between two parties - Ge 26:28; Da 11:6

- DESIGNED FOR

. Establishing friendship - 1Sa 18:3

. Procuring assistance in war - 1Ki 15:18,19

. Mutual protection - Ge 26:28,29; 31:50-52

. Establishing peace - Jos 9:15,16

. Promoting commerce - 1Ki 5:6-11

. Selling land - Ge 23:14-16

- CONDITIONS OF

. Clearly specified - 1Sa 11:1,2

. Conformed by oath - Ge 21:23,31; 26:31

. Witnessed - Ge 23:17,18; Ru 4:9-11

. Written and sealed - Ne 9:38; 10:1

- God often called to witness - Ge 31:50,53

- When confirmed, unalterable - Ga 3:15

- Made by passing between the pieces of the divided sacrifices - Ge 15:9-17; Jer 34:18,19

- Salt a sign of perpetuity in - Nu 18:19; 2Ch 13:5

- Ratified by joining hands - Pr 11:21; Eze 17:18

- Followed by a feast - Ge 26:30; 31:54

- Presents given as tokens - Ge 21:27-30; 1Sa 18:3,4

- Pillars raised in token of - Ge 31:45,46

- Names given to places where made - Ge 21:31; 31:47-49

- THE JEWS

. Forbidden to make, with the nations of Canaan - Ex 23:32; De 7:2

. Frequently made with other nations - 1Ki 5:12; 2Ki 17:4

. Condemned for making, with idolatrous nations - Isa 30:2-5; Ho 12:1

. Regarded, as sacred - Jos 9:16-19; Ps 15:4

- Violated by the wicked - Ro 1:31; 2Ti 3:3

- ILLUSTRATIVE

. Of the contract of marriage - Mal 2:14

. Of God's promises to man - Ge 9:9-11; Eph 2:12

. Of the united determination of a people to serve God - 2Ki 11:17; 2Ch 15:12; Ne 10:29

. Of good resolutions - Job 31:1

. (With death and hell,) of carnal security - Isa 28:15,18

. (With stones and beasts, of the earth,) of peace and prosperity - Job 5:23; Ho 2:18


COVENANT, THE

- Christ, the substance of - Isa 42:6; 49:8

- Christ, the Mediator of - Heb 8:6; 9:15; 12:24

- Christ, the Messenger of - Mal 3:1

- MADE WITH

. Abraham - Ge 15:7-18; 17:2-14; Lu 1:72-75; Ac 3:25; Ga 3:16

. Isaac - Ge 17:19,21; 26:3,4

. Jacob - Ge 28:13,14; 1Ch 16:16,17

. Israel - Ex 6:4; Ac 3:25

. David - 2Sa 23:5; Ps 89:3,4

- Renewed under the gospel - Jer 31:31-33; Ro 11:27; Heb 8:8-10,13

- Fulfilled in Christ - Lu 1:68-79

- Confirmed in Christ - Ga 3:17

- Ratified by the blood of Christ - Heb 9:11-14,16-23

- Is a covenant of peace - Isa 54:9,10; Eze 34:25; 37:26

- Is unalterable - Ps 89:34; Isa 54:10; 59:21; Ga 3:17

- Is everlasting - Ps 111:9; Isa 55:3; 61:8; Eze 16:60-63; Heb 13:20

- All saints interested in - Ps 25:14; 89:29-37; Heb 8:10

- The wicked have no interest in - Eph 2:12

- Blessings connected with - Isa 56:4-7; Heb 8:10-12

- God is faithful to - De 7:9; 1Ki 8:23; Ne 1:5; Da 9:4

- God is ever mindful of - Ps 105:8; 111:5; Lu 1:72

- Be mindful of - 1Ch 16:15

- Caution against forgetting - De 4:23

- Plead, in prayer - Ps 74:20; Jer 14:21

- Punishment for despising - Heb 10:29,30


COVETOUSNESS

- Comes from the heart - Mr 7:22,23

- Engrosses the heart - Eze 33:31; 2Pe 2:14

- Is idolatry - Eph 5:5; Col 3:5

- Is the root of all evil - 1Ti 6:10

- Is never satisfied - Ec 5:10; Hab 2:5

- Is vanity - Ps 39:6; Ec 4:8

- IS INCONSISTENT

. In saints - Eph 5:3; Heb 13:5

. Specially in ministers - 1Ti 3:3

- LEADS TO

. Injustice and oppression - Pr 28:20; Mic 2:2

. Foolish and hurtful lusts - 1Ti 6:9

. Departure from the faith - 1Ti 6:10

. Lying - 2Ki 5:22-25

. Murder - Pr 1:18,19; Eze 22:12

. Theft - Jos 7:21

. Poverty - Pr 28:22

. Misery - 1Ti 6:10

. Domestic affliction - Pr 15:27

- Abhorred by God - Ps 10:3

- Forbidden - Ex 20:17

- A characteristic of the wicked - Ro 1:29

- A characteristic of the slothful - Pr 21:26

- Commended by the wicked alone - Ps 10:3

- Hated by saints - Ex 18:21; Ac 20:33

- To be mortified by saints - Col 3:5

- Woe denounced against - Isa 5:8; Hab 2:9

- Punishment of - Job 20:15; Isa 57:17; Jer 22:17-19; Mic 2:2,3

- Excludes from heaven - 1Co 6:10; Eph 5:5

- Beware of - Lu 12:15

- Avoid those guilty of - 1Co 5:11

- Pray against - Ps 119:36

- Reward of those who hate - Pr 28:16

- Shall abound in the last days - 2Ti 3:2; 2Pe 2:1-3

- Exemplified

. Laban - Ge 31:41

. Achan - Jos 7:21

. Eli's sons - 1Sa 2:12-14

. Samuel's sons - 1Sa 8:3

. Saul - 1Sa 15:9,19

. Ahab - 1Ki 21:2-4

. Gehazi - 2Ki 5:20-24

. Nobles of the Jews - Ne 5:7; Isa 1:23

. Jewish people - Isa 56:11; Jer 6:13

. Babylon - Jer 51:13

. Young man - Mt 19:22

. Judas - Mt 26:14,15; Joh 12:6

. Pharisees - Lu 16:14

. Ananias - Ac 5:1-10

. Felix - Ac 24:26

. Balaam - 2Pe 2:15; Jude 1:11


CREATION

- The formation of things which had no previous existence - Ro 4:17; Heb 11:3

- EFFECTED

. By God - Ge 1:1; 2:4,5; Pr 26:10

. By Christ - Joh 1:3,10; Col 1:16

. By the Holy Spirit - Job 26:13; Ps 104:30

. By the command of God - Ps 33:9; Heb 11:3

. In the beginning - Ge 1:1; Mt 24:21

. In six normal days - Ex 20:11; 31:17

. According to God's purpose - Ps 135:6

. For God's pleasure - Pr 16:4; Re 4:11

. For Christ - Col 1:16

- By faith we believe, to be God's work - Heb 11:3

- ORDER OF

. First day, making light and dividing it from darkness - Ge 1:3-5; 2Co 4:6

. Second day, making the firmament or atmosphere, and separating the waters - Ge 1:6-8

. Third day, separating the land from the water, and making it fruitful - Ge 1:9-13

. Fourth day, placing the sun, moon, and stars to give light - Ge 1:14-19

. Fifth day, making birds, insects, and fishes - Ge 1:20-23

. Sixth day, making beasts of the earth, and man - Ge 1:24,28

- God rested from, on the seventh day - Ge 2:2,3

- Approved of by God - Ge 1:31

- A subject of joy to angels - Job 38:7

- EXHIBITS

. The deity of God - Ro 1:20

. The power of God - Isa 40:26,28; Ro 1:20

. The glory and handiwork of God - Ps 19:1

. The wisdom of God - Ps 104:24; 136:5

. The goodness of God - Ps 33:5

. God as the sole object of worship - Isa 45:16,18; Ac 17:24,27

- Glorifies God - Ps 145:10; 148:5

- God to be praised for - Ne 9:6; Ps 146:5,6

- Leads to confidence - Ps 124:8; 146:5,6

- Insignificance of man seen from - Ps 8:3,4; Isa 40:12,17

- Groans because of sin - Ro 8:22

- ILLUSTRATIVE OF

. The new birth - 2Co 5:17; Eph 2:10

. Daily renewal of saints - Ps 51:10; Eph 4:24

. Renewal of the earth - Isa 65:17; 2Pe 3:11,13


CREDITORS

- Defined - Phm 1:18

- MIGHT DEMAND

. Pledges - De 24:10,11; Pr 22:27

. Security of others - Pr 6:1; 22:26

. Mortgages on property - Ne 5:3

. Bills or promissory notes - Lu 16:6,7

- To return before sunset, garments taken in pledge - Ex 22:26,27; De 24:12,13; Eze 18:7,12

- PROHIBITED FROM

. Taking millstones in pledge - De 24:6

. Violently selecting pledges - De 24:10

. Exacting usury from brethren - Ex 22:25; Le 25:36,37

. Exacting debts from brethren during sabbatical year - De 15:2,3

- Might take interest from strangers - De 23:20

- Sometimes entirely remitted debts - Ne 5:10-12; Mt 18:27; Lu 7:42

- Often cruel in exacting debts - Ne 5:7-9; Job 24:3-9; Mt 18:28-30

- OFTEN EXACTED DEBTS

. By selling the debtor or taking him for a servant - Mt 18:25; Ex 21:2

. By selling the debtor's property - Mt 18:25

. By selling the debtor's family - 2Ki 4:1; Job 24:9; Mt 18:25

. By imprisonment - Mt 5:25,26; 18:34

. From the sureties - Pr 11:15; 22:26,27

- Were often defrauded - 1Sa 22:2; Lu 16:5-7

- ILLUSTRATIVE OF

. God's claim upon men - Mt 5:25,26; 18:23,25; Lu 7:41,47

. The demands of the law - Ga 5:3




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