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FAITH

- Is the substance of things hoped for - Heb 11:1

- Is the evidence of things not seen - Heb 11:1

- Commanded - Mt 11:22; 1Jo 3:23

- THE OBJECTS OF, ARE

. God - Joh 14:1

. Christ - Joh 6:29; Ac 20:21

. Writings of Moses - Joh 5:46; Ac 24:14

. Writings of the prophets - 2Ch 20:20; Ac 26:27

. The gospel - Mr 1:15

. Promises of God - Ro 4:21; Heb 11:13

- IN CHRIST IS

. The gift of God - Ro 12:3; Eph 2:8; 6:23; Php 1:29

. The work of God - Ac 11:21; 1Co 2:5

. Precious - 2Pe 1:1

. Most holy - Jude 1:20

. Fruitful - 1Th 1:3

. Accompanied by repentance - Mr 1:15; Lu 24:47

. Followed by conversion - Ac 11:21

- Christ is the Author and Finisher of - Heb 12:2

- Is a gift of the Holy Spirit - 1Co 12:9

- The Scriptures designed to produce - Joh 20:31; 2Ti 3:15

- Preaching designed to produce - Joh 17:20; Ac 8:12; Ro 10:14,15,17; 1Co 3:5

- THROUGH IT IS

. Remission of sins - Ac 10:43; Ro 3:25

. Justification - Ac 13:39; Ro 3:21,22,28,30; 5:1; Ga 2:16

. Salvation - Mr 16:16; Ac 16:31

. Sanctification - Ac 15:9; 26:18

. Spiritual light - Joh 12:36,46

. Spiritual life - Joh 20:31; Ga 2:20

. Eternal life - Joh 3:15,16; 6:40,47

. Rest in heaven - Heb 4:3

. Edification - 1Ti 1:4; Jude 1:20

. Preservation - 1Pe 1:5

. Adoption - Joh 1:12; Ga 3:26

. Access to God - Ro 5:2; Eph 3:12

. Inheritance of the promises - Ga 3:22; Heb 6:12

. The gift of the Holy Spirit - Ac 11:15-17; Ga 3:14; Eph 1:13

- Impossible to please God without - Heb 11:6

- Justification is by, to be of grace - Ro 4:16

- Essential to the profitable reception of the gospel - Heb 4:2

- Necessary in the Christian warfare - 1Ti 1:18,19; 6:12

- The gospel effectual in those who have - 1Th 2:13

- Excludes self-justification - Ro 10:3,4

- Excludes boasting - Ro 3:27

- Works by love - Ga 5:6; 1Ti 1:5; Phm 1:5

- PRODUCES

. Hope - Ro 5:2

. Joy - Ac 16:34; 1Pe 1:8

. Peace - Ro 15:13

. Confidence - Isa 28:16; 1Pe 2:6

. Boldness in preaching - Ps 116:10; 2Co 4:13

. Christ is precious to those having - 1Pe 2:7

. Christ dwells in the heart by - Eph 3:17

. Necessary in prayer - Mt 21:22; Jas 1:6

. Those who are not Christ's have not - Joh 10:26,27

. An evidence of the new birth - 1Jo 5:1

- BY IT SAINTS

. Live - Ga 2:20

. Stand - Ro 11:20; 2Co 1:24

. Walk - Ro 4:12; 2Co 5:7

. Obtain a good report - Heb 11:2

. Overcome the world - 1Jo 5:4,5

. Resist the devil - 1Pe 5:9

. Overcome the devil - Eph 6:16

. Are supported - Ps 27:13; 1Ti 4:10

- Saints die in - Heb 11:13

- SAINTS SHOULD

. Be sincere in - 1Ti 1:5; 2Ti 1:5

. Abound in - 2Co 8:7

. Continue in - Ac 14:22; Col 1:23

. Be strong in - Ro 4:20-24

. Stand fast in - 1Co 16:13

. Be grounded and settled in - Col 1:23

. Hold, with a good conscience - 1Ti 1:19

. Pray for the increase of - Lu 17:5

. Have full assurance of - 2Ti 1:12; Heb 10:22

- True, evidenced by its fruits - Jas 2:21-25

- Without fruits, is dead - Jas 2:17,20,26

- Examine whether you be in - 2Co 13:5

- All difficulties overcome by - Mt 17:20; 21:21; Mr 9:23

- All things should be done in - Ro 14:22

- Whatever is not of, is sin - Ro 14:23

- Often tried by affliction - 1Pe 1:6,7

- Trial of, works patience - Jas 1:3

- The wicked often profess - Ac 8:13,21

- The wicked destitute of - Joh 10:25; 12:37; Ac 19:9; 2Th 3:2

- Protection of, illustrated

. A shield - Eph 6:16

. A breastplate - 1Th 5:8

- Exemplified

. Caleb - Nu 13:30

. Job - Job 19:25

. Shadrach - Da 3:17

. Daniel - Da 6:10,23

. Peter - Mt 16:16

. Woman who was a sinner - Lu 7:50

. Nathanael - Joh 1:49

. Samaritans - Joh 4:39

. Martha - Joh 11:27

. The Disciples - Joh 16:30

. Thomas - Joh 20:28

. Stephen - Ac 6:5

. Priests - Ac 6:7

. Ethiopian - Ac 8:37

. Barnabas - Ac 11:24

. Sergius Paulus - Ac 13:12

. Philippian jailor - Ac 16:31,34

. Romans - Ro 1:8

. Colossians - Col 1:4

. Thessalonians - 1Th 1:3

. Lois - 2Ti 1:5

. Paul - 2Ti 4:7

. Abel - Heb 11:4

. Enoch - Heb 11:5

. Noah - Heb 11:7

. Abraham - Heb 11:8,17

. Isaac - Heb 11:20

. Jacob - Heb 11:21

. Joseph - Heb 11:22

. Moses - Heb 11:24,27

. Rahab - Heb 11:31

. Gideon - Heb 11:32,33,39


FAITHFULNESS

- A characteristic of saints - Eph 1:1; Col 1:2; 1Ti 6:2; Re 17:14

- EXHIBITED IN

. The service of God - Mt 24:45

. Declaring the word of God - Jer 23:28; 2Co 2:17; 4:2

. The care of dedicated things - 2Ch 31:12

. Helping the brethren - 3Jo 1:5

. Bearing witness - Pr 14:5

. Reproving others - Pr 27:6; Ps 141:5

. Situations of trust - 2Ki 12:15; Ne 13:13; Ac 6:1-3

. Doing work - 2Ch 34:12

. Keeping secrets - Pr 11:13

. Conveying messages - Pr 13:17; 25:13

. All things - 1Ti 3:11

. The smallest matters - Lu 16:10-12

- Should be to death - Re 2:10

- ESPECIALLY REQUIRED IN

. Ministers - 1Co 4:2; 2Ti 2:2

. The wives of ministers - 1Ti 3:11

. The children of ministers - Tit 1:6

- Difficulty of finding - Pr 20:6

- The wicked devoid of - Ps 5:9

- Associate with those who exhibit - Ps 101:6

- Blessedness of - 1Sa 26:23; Pr 28:20

- Blessedness of, illustrated - Mt 24:45,46; 25:21,23

- Exemplified

. Joseph - Ge 39:22,23

. Moses - Nu 12:7; Heb 3:2,5

. David - 1Sa 22:14

. Hananiah - Ne 7:2

. Abraham - Ne 9:8; Ga 3:9

. Daniel - Da 6:4

. Paul - Ac 20:20,27

. Timothy - 1Co 4:17

. Tychicus - Eph 6:21

. Epaphras - Col 1:7

. Onesimus - Col 4:9

. Silvanus - 1Pe 5:12

. Antipas - Re 2:13


FAITHFULNESS OF GOD, THE

- Is part of his character - Isa 49:7; 1Co 1:9; 1Th 5:24

- DECLARED TO BE

. Great - La 3:23

. Established - Ps 89:2

. Incomparable - Ps 89:8

. Unfailing - Ps 89:33; 2Ti 2:13

. Infinite - Ps 36:5

. Everlasting - Ps 119:90; 146:6

- Should be pleaded in prayer - Ps 143:1

- Should be proclaimed - Ps 40:10; 89:1

- MANIFESTED

. In his counsels - Isa 25:1

. In afflicting his saints - Ps 119:75

. In fulfilling his promises - 1Ki 8:20; Ps 132:11; Mic 7:20; Heb 10:23

. In keeping his covenant - De 7:9; Ps 111:5

. In executing his judgments - Jer 23:20; 51:29

. In forgiving sins - 1Jo 1:9

. To his saints - Ps 89:24; 2Th 3:3

. Saints encouraged to depend on - 1Pe 4:19

. Should be magnified - Ps 89:5; 92:2


FALL OF MAN, THE

- By the disobedience of Adam - Ge 3:6,11,12; Ro 5:12,15,19

- Through temptation of the devil - Ge 3:1-5; 2Co 11:3; 1Ti 2:14

- MAN IN CONSEQUENCE OF

. Made in the image of Adam - Ge 5:3; 1Co 15:48,49

. Born in sin - Job 15:14; 25:4; Ps 51:5; Isa 48:8; Joh 3:6

. A child of wrath - Eph 2:3

. Evil in heart - Ge 6:5; 8:21; Jer 16:12; Mt 15:19

. Blinded in heart - Eph 4:18

. Corrupt and perverse in his ways - Ge 6:12; Ps 10:5; Ro 3:12-16

. Depraved in mind - Ro 8:5-7; Eph 4:17; Col 1:21; Tit 1:15

. Without understanding - Ps 14:2,3; Ro 3:11; 1:31

. Receives no the things of God - 1Co 2:14

. Comes short of God's glory - Ro 3:23

. Defiled in conscience - Tit 1:15; Heb 10:22

. Intractable - Job 11:12

. Estranged from God - Ge 3:8; Ps 58:3; Eph 4:18; Col 1:21

. In bondage to sin - Ro 6:19; 7:5,23; Ga 5:17; Tit 3:3

. In bondage to the devil - 2Ti 2:26; Heb 2:14,15

. Constant in evil - Ps 10:5; 2Pe 2:14

. Conscious of guilt - Ge 3:7,8,10

. Unrighteous - Ec 7:20; Ro 3:10

. Abominable - Job 15:16; Ps 14:3

. Turned to his own way - Isa 53:6

. Loves darkness - Joh 3:19

. Corrupt in speech - Ro 3:13,14

. Devoid of the fear of God - Ro 3:18

. Totally depraved - Ge 6:5; Ro 7:18

- Dead in sin - Eph 2:1; Col 2:13

- All men partake of the effects of - 1Ki 8:46; Ga 3:22; 1Jo 1:8; 5:19

- PUNISHMENT CONSEQUENT UPON

. Banishment from Paradise - Ge 3:24

. Condemnation to labour and sorrow - Ge 3:16,19; Job 5:6,7

. Temporal death - Ge 3:19; Ro 5:12; 1Co 15:22

. Eternal death - Job 21:30; Ro 5:18,21; 6:23

- Cannot be remedied by man - Pr 20:9; Jer 2:22; 13:23

- Remedy for, provided by God - Ge 3:15; Joh 3:16


FAMILIES

- Of saints blessed - Ps 128:3-6

- SHOULD

. Be taught the Scriptures - De 4:9,10

. Worship God together - 1Co 16:19

. Be duly regulated - Pr 31:27; 1Ti 3:4,5,12

. Live in unity - Ge 45:24; Ps 133:1

. Live in mutual forbearance - Ge 50:17-21; Mt 18:21,22

. Rejoice together before God - De 14:26

- Deceivers and liars should be removed from - Ps 101:7

- Warning against departing from God - De 29:18

- Punishment of irreligious - Jer 10:25

- Good-Exemplified

. Abraham - Ge 18:19

. Jacob - Ge 35:2

. Joshua - Jos 24:15

. David - 2Sa 6:20

. Job - Job 1:5

. Lazarus of Bethany - Joh 11:1-5

. Cornelius - Ac 10:2,33

. Lydia - Ac 16:15

. Jailor of Philippi - Ac 16:31-34

. Crispus - Ac 18:8

. Lois - 2Ti 1:5


FAMINE

- Sent by God - Ps 10:16

- Often on account of sin - Le 26:21,26; La 4:4-6

- One of God's four sore judgments - Eze 14:21

- CAUSED BY

. God's blessing withheld - Ho 2:8,9; Hag 1:6

. Want of seasonable rain - 1Ki 17:1; Jer 14:1-4; Am 4:7

. Rotting of the seed in the ground - Joe 1:17

. Swarms of insects - De 28:38,42; Joe 1:4

. Blasting and mildew - Am 4:9; Hag 2:17

. Devastation by enemies - De 28:33,51

- Often long continued - Ge 41:27; 2Ki 8:1,2

- Often severe - Ge 12:10; 1Ki 18:2; Jer 52:6

- EXPRESSED BY

. Taking away the stay of bread - Isa 3:1

. Cleanness of Teeth - Am 4:6

. The arrows of famine - Eze 5:16

- Often accompanied by war - Jer 14:15; 29:18

- Often followed by pestilence - Jer 42:17; Eze 7:15; Mt 24:7

- THINGS EATEN DURING

. Wild herbs - 2Ki 4:39,40

. Ass's flesh - 2Ki 6:25

. Dung - 2Ki 6:25; La 4:5

. Human flesh - Le 26:29; 2Ki 6:28,29

- Provisions sold by weight during - Eze 4:16

- Suffering of brute creation from - Jer 14:5,6

- CAUSED

. Burning and fever - De 32:24

. Blackness of the skin - La 4:8; 5:10

. Grief and mourning - Joe 1:11-13

. Faintness - Ge 47:13

. Wasting of the body - La 4:8; Eze 4:17

. Death - 2Ki 7:4; Jer 11:22

- God provided for his people during - 1Ki 17:4,9; Job 5:20; Ps 33:19; 37:19

- INSTANCES OF, IN SCRIPTURE

. In the days of Abraham - Ge 12:10

. In the days of Isaac - Ge 26:1

. In the days of Joseph - Ge 41:53-56

. In the day of the Judges - Ru 1:1

. In the reign of David - 2Sa 21:1

. In the reign of Ahab - 1Ki 17:1; 18:5

. In the time of Elisha - 2Ki 4:38

. During the siege of Samaria - 2Ki 6:25

. Of seven years foretold by Elisha - 2Ki 8:1

. In the time of Jeremiah - Jer 14:1

. During the siege of Jerusalem - 2Ki 25:3

. After the captivity - Ne 5:3

. In the reign of Claudius Caesar - Ac 11:28

. Before destruction of Jerusalem - Mt 24:7

- The Jews in their restored state not to be afflicted by - Eze 36:29,30

- ILLUSTRATIVE OF

. A dearth of the means of grace - Am 8:11,12

. Destruction of idols - Zep 2:11


FASTING

- Spirit of, explained - Isa 58:6,7

- Not to be made a subject of display - Mt 6:16-18

- Should be to God - Zec 7:5; Mt 6:18

- For the chastening of the soul - Ps 69:10

- For the humbling of the soul - Ps 35:13

- OBSERVED ON OCCASIONS OF

. Judgments of God - Joe 1:14; 2:12

. Public calamities - 2Sa 1:12

. Afflictions of the Church - Lu 5:33-35

. Afflictions of others - Ps 35:13; Da 6:18

. Private afflictions - 2Sa 12:16

. Approaching danger - Es 4:16

. Ordination of ministers - Ac 13:3; 14:23

- ACCOMPANIED BY

. Prayer - Ezr 8:23; Da 9:3

. Confession of sin - 1Sa 7:6; Ne 9:1,2

. Mourning - Joe 2:12

. Humiliation - De 9:18; Ne 9:1

- Promises connected with - Isa 58:8-12; Mt 6:18

- OF HYPOCRITES

. Described - Isa 58:4,5

. Ostentatious - Mt 6:16

. Boasted of, before God - Lu 18:12

. Rejected - Isa 58:3; Jer 14:12

- Extraordinary Exemplified

. Our Lord - Mt 4:2

. Moses - Ex 34:28; De 9:9,18

. Elijah - 1Ki 19:8

- National Exemplified

. Israel - Jud 20:26; Ezr 8:21; Es 4:3,16; Jer 36:9

. Men of Jabesh-gilead - 1Sa 31:13

. Ninevites - Jon 3:5-8

- Of Saints Exemplified

. David - 2Sa 12:16; Ps 109:24

. Nehemiah - Ne 1:4

. Esther - Es 4:16

. Daniel - Da 9:3

. Disciples of John - Mt 9:14

. Anna - Lu 2:37

. Cornelius - Ac 10:30

. Christians - Ac 13:2

. Apostles - 2Co 6:5

. Paul - 2Co 11:27

- Of the wicked-Exemplified

. Elders of Jezreel - 1Ki 21:12

. Ahab - 1Ki 21:27

. Pharisees - Mr 2:18; Lu 18:12


FATHERLESS

- Find mercy in God - Ho 14:3

- GOD WILL

. Be a father of - Ps 68:5

. Be a helper of - Ps 10:14

. Hear the cry of - Ex 22:23

. Execute the judgment of - De 10:18; Ps 10:18

. Punish those who oppress - Ex 22:24; Isa 10:1-3; Mal 3:5

. Punish those who judge not - Jer 5:28,29

- Visit in affliction - Jas 1:27

- Let them share in our blessings - De 14:29

- Defend - Ps 82:3; Isa 1:17

- Wrong not, in judgment - De 24:17

- Defraud not - Pr 23:10

- Afflict not - Ex 22:22

- Oppress not - Zec 7:10

- Do no violence to - Jer 22:3

- Blessedness of taking care of - De 14:29; Job 29:12,13; Jer 7:6,7

- THE WICKED

. Rob - Isa 10:2

. Overwhelm - Job 6:27

. Vex - Eze 22:7

. Oppress - Job 24:3

. Murder - Ps 94:6

. Judge not for - Isa 1:23; Jer 5:28

- A curse on those who oppress - De 27:19

- Promises with respect to - Jer 49:11

- A type of Zion in affliction - La 5:3

- Exemplified

. Lot - Ge 11:27,28

. Daughters of Zelophehad - Nu 27:1-5

. Jotham - Jud 9:16-21

. Mephibosheth - 2Sa 9:3

. Joash - 2Ki 11:1-12

. Esther - Es 2:7


FAVOUR OF GOD, THE

- Christ the special object of - Lu 2:52

- IS THE SOURCE OF

. Mercy - Isa 60:10

. Spiritual life - Ps 30:5

- Spiritual wisdom leads to - Pr 8:35

- Mercy and truth lead to - Pr 3:3,4

- SAINTS

. Obtain - Pr 12:2

. Encompassed by - Ps 5:12

. Strengthened by - Ps 30:7

. Victorious through - Ps 44:3

. Preserved through - Job 10:12

. Exalted in - Ps 89:17

. Sometimes tempted to doubt - Ps 77:7

- Domestic blessings traced to - Pr 18:22

- Disappointment of enemies an assured evidence of - Ps 41:11

- Given in answer to prayer - Job 33:26

- Pray for - Ps 106:4; 119:58

- Plead, in prayer - Ex 33:12; Nu 11:15

- To be acknowledged - Ps 85:1

- THE WICKED

. Uninfluenced by - Isa 26:10

. Do not obtain - Isa 27:11; Jer 16:13

- Exemplified

. Naphtali - De 33:23

. Samuel - 1Sa 2:26

. Job - Job 10:12

. The Virgin Mary - Lu 1:28,30

. David - Ac 7:46


FEAR, GODLY

- God is the object of - Isa 8:13

- God is the author of - Jer 32:39,40

- Searching the Scriptures gives the understanding of - Pr 2:3-5

- DESCRIBED AS

. Hatred of evil - Pr 8:13

. Wisdom - Job 28:28; Ps 111:10

. A treasure to saints - Pr 15:16; Isa 33:6

. A fountain of life - Pr 14:27

. Sanctifying - Ps 19:9

. Filial and reverential - Heb 12:9,28

- Commanded - De 13:4; Ps 22:23; Ec 12:13; 1Pe 2:17

- MOTIVES TO

. The holiness of God - Re 15:4

. The greatness of God - De 10:12,17

. The goodness of God - 1Sa 12:24

. The forgiveness of God - Ps 130:4

. Wondrous works of God - Jos 4:23,24

. Judgments of God - Re 14:7

- A characteristic of saints - Mal 3:16

- Should accompany the joy of saints - Ps 2:11

- NECESSARY TO

. The worship of God - Ps 5:7; 89:7

. The service of God - Ps 2:11; Heb 12:28

. Avoiding of sin - Ex 20:20

. Righteous government - 2Sa 23:3

. Impartial administration of justice - 2Ch 19:6-9

. Perfecting holiness - 2Co 7:1

- THOSE WHO HAVE

. Afford pleasure to God - Ps 147:11

. Are pitied by God - Ps 103:13

. Are accepted of God - Ac 10:35

. Receive mercy from God - Ps 103:11,17; Lu 1:50

. Are blessed - Ps 112:1; 115:13

. Confide in God - Ps 115:11; Pr 14:26

. Depart from evil - Pr 16:6

. Converse together of holy things - Mal 3:16

. Should not fear man - Isa 8:12,13; Mt 10:28

. Desires of, fulfilled by God - Ps 145:19

. Days of, prolonged - Pr 10:27

- SHOULD BE

. Prayed for - Ps 86:11

. Exhibited in our callings - Col 3:22

. Exhibited in giving a reason for our hope - 1Pe 3:15

. Constantly maintained - De 14:23; Jos 4:24; Pr 23:17

. Taught to others - Ps 34:11

- Advantages of - Pr 15:16; 19:23; Ec 8:12,13

- The wicked destitute of - Ps 36:1; Pr 1:29; Jer 2:19; Ro 3:18

- Exemplified

. Abraham - Ge 22:12

. Joseph - Ge 39:9; 42:18

. Obadiah - 1Ki 18:12

. Nehemiah - Ne 5:15

. Job - Job 1:1,8

. Christians - Ac 9:31

. Cornelius - Ac 10:2

. Noah - Heb 11:7


FEAR, UNHOLY

- A characteristic of the wicked - Re 21:8

- IS DESCRIBED AS

. A fear of idols - 2Ki 17:38

. A fear of man - 1Sa 15:24; Joh 9:22

. A fear of judgments - Isa 2:19; Lu 21:26; Re 6:16,17

. A fear of future punishment - Heb 10:27

. Overwhelming - Ex 15:16; Job 15:21,24

. Consuming - Ps 73:19

- A guilty conscience leads to - Ge 3:8,10; Ps 53:5; Pr 28:1

- Seizes the wicked - Job 15:24; 18:11

- Surprises the hypocrite - Isa 33:14,18

- The wicked judicially filled with - Le 26:16,17; De 28:65-67; Jer 49:5

- Shall be realised - Pr 1:27; 10:24

- God mocks - Pr 1:26

- Saints sometimes tempted to - Ps 55:5

- Saints delivered from - Pr 1:33; Isa 14:3

- Trust in God, a preservative from - Ps 27:1

- Exhortations against - Isa 8:12; Joh 14:27

- Exemplified

. Adam - Ge 3:10

. Cain - Ge 4:14

. Midianites - Jud 7:21,22

. Philistines - 1Sa 14:15

. Saul - 1Sa 28:5,20

. Adonijah's guests - 1Ki 1:49

. Haman - Es 7:6

. Ahaz - Isa 7:2

. Belshazzar - Da 5:6

. Pilate - Joh 19:8

. Felix - Ac 24:25


FEAST OF DEDICATION, THE

- To commemorate the cleansing of the temple after its defilement by Antiochus - Da 11:31

- Held in the winter month, Chisleu - Joh 10:22


FEAST OF JUBILEE, THE

- Held every fiftieth year - Le 25:8,10

- Began upon the day of atonement - Le 25:9

- CALLED THE

. Year of liberty - Eze 46:17

. Year of the redeemed - Isa 63:4

. Acceptable year - Isa 61:2

- Was specially holy - Le 25:12

- Proclaimed by trumpets - Le 25:9; Ps 89:15

- ENACTMENTS RESPECTING

. Cessation of all field labour - Le 25:11

. The fruits of the earth to be common property - Le 25:12

. Redemption of sold property - Le 25:23-27

. Restoration of all inheritances - Le 25:10,13,28; 27:24

. Release of Hebrew servants - Le 25:40,41,54

- Houses in walled cities not redeemed within a year, exempted from the benefit of - Le 25:30

- Sale of property calculated from - Le 25:15,16

- Value of devoted property calculated from - Le 27:14-23

- Illustrative of the Gospel - Isa 61:1,2; Lu 4:18,19


FEAST OF THE NEW MOON, THE

- Held first day of the month - Nu 10:10

- Celebrated with blowing of trumpets - Nu 10:10; Ps 81:3,4

- Sacrifices at - Nu 28:11-15

- A SEASON FOR

. Inquiring of God's messengers - 2Ki 4:23

. Worship in God's house - Isa 66:23; Eze 46:1

. Entertainments - 1Sa 20:5,18

- Observed with great solemnity - 1Ch 23:31; 2Ch 2:4; 8:13; 31:3

- Restored after captivity - Ezr 3:5; Ne 10:33

- Mere outward observance of, hateful to God - Isa 1:13,14

- Disliked by the ungodly - Am 8:5

- The Jews deprived of, for sin - Ho 2:11

- Observance of, by Christians, condemned - Col 2:16; Ga 4:10


FEAST OF PENTECOST, THE

- Held fiftieth day after offering first sheaf of barley harvest - Le 23:15,16; De 16:9

- CALLED THE

. Feast of harvest - Ex 23:16

. Feast of weeks - Ex 34:22; De 16:10

. Day of the first fruits - Nu 28:26

. Day of Pentecost - Ac 2:1

- To be perpetually observed - Le 23:21

- All males to attend - Ex 23:16,17; De 16:16

- A holy convocation - Le 23:21; Nu 28:26

- A time of holy rejoicing - De 16:11,12

- The first fruits of bread presented at - Le 23:17; De 16:10

- Sacrifices at - Le 23:18,19; Nu 28:27-31

- The law given from Mount Sinai upon - Ex 12:6,12; 19:1,11

- The Holy Spirit given to apostles at - Ac 2:1-3

- Observed by the church - Ac 20:16; 1Co 16:8


FEAST OF PURIM, OR LOTS, THE

- Instituted by Mordecai - Es 9:20

- To commemorate the defeat of Haman's wicked design - Es 3:7-15; 9:24-26

- Began fourteenth of twelfth month - Es 9:17

- Lasted two days - Es 9:21

- Mode of celebrating - Es 9:17-19,22

- The Jews bound themselves to keep - Es 9:27,28

- Confirmed by royal authority - Es 9:29-32


FEAST OF SABBATICAL YEAR, THE

- A sabbath for the land - Le 25:2

- Kept every seventh year - Ex 23:11; Le 25:4

- Surplus of sixth year to provide for - Le 25:20-22

- ENACTMENTS RESPECTING

. Cessation of all field labour - Le 25:4,5

. The fruits of the earth to be common property - Ex 23:11; Le 25:6,7

. Remission of debts - De 15:1-3; Ne 10:31

. Release of all Hebrew servants - Ex 21:2; De 15:12

. Public reading of the law at feast of tabernacles - De 31:10-13

. No release to strangers during - De 15:3

- Release of, not to hinder the exercise of benevolence - De 15:9-11

- Jews threatened for neglecting - Le 26:34,35,43; Jer 34:13-18

- The seventy years captivity a punishment for neglecting - 2Ch 36:20,21

- Restored after the captivity - Ne 10:31


FEAST OF TABERNACLES, THE

- Held after harvest and vintage - De 16:13

- Began fifteenth of seventh month - Le 23:34,39

- Lasted seven days - Le 23:34,41; De 16:13,15

- Called the feast of ingathering - Ex 23:16,17

- All males obliged to appear at - Ex 23:16,17

- First and last days of, holy convocations - Le 23:35,39; Nu 29:12,35

- Sacrifices during - Le 23:36,37; Nu 29:13-39

- TO BE OBSERVED

. With rejoicing - De 16:14,15

. Perpetually - Le 23:41

- The people dwelt in booths during - Le 23:42; Ne 8:15,16

- The law publicly read every seventh year at - De 31:10-12; Ne 8:18

- CUSTOMS OBSERVED AT

. Bearing branches of palms - Le 23:40; Re 7:9

. Drawing water from the pool of Siloam - Isa 12:3; Joh 7:2,37-39

. Singing hosannas - Ps 118:24-29; Mt 21:8,9

- To commemorate the sojourn of Israel in the desert - Le 23:43

- REMARKABLE CELEBRATIONS OF

. At the dedication of Solomon's temple - 1Ki 8:2,65

. After the captivity - Ex 3:4; Ne 8:17


FEAST OF THE PASSOVER, THE

- Ordained by God - Ex 12:1,2

- Commenced the fourteenth of the first month at even - Ex 12:2,6,18; Le 23:5; Nu 9:3

- Lasted seven days - Ex 12:15; Le 23:6

- CALLED THE

. Passover - Nu 9:5; Joh 2:23

. Jew's passover - Joh 2:13; 11:55

. Lord's passover - Ex 12:11,27

. Feast of unleavened bread - Mr 14:1; Lu 22:1

. Days of unleavened bread - Ac 12:3; 20:6

- All males to appear at - Ex 23:17; De 16:16

- Paschal lamb eaten first day of - Ex 12:6,8

- Unleavened bread eaten at - Ex 12:15; De 16:3

- LEAVEN

. Not to be in their houses during - Ex 12:19

. Not to be in any of their quarters - Ex 13:7; De 16:4

. Nothing with, to be eaten - Ex 12:20

. Punishment for eating - Ex 12:15,19

- First and last days of, holy convocations - Ex 12:16; Nu 28:18,25

- Sacrifices during - Le 23:8; Nu 28:19-24

- The first sheaf of barley harvest offered the day after the Sabbath in - Le 23:10-14

- TO COMMEMORATE THE

. Passing over the first-born - Ex 12:12,13

. Deliverance of Israel from bondage of Egypt - Ex 12:17,42; 13:9; De 16:3

- To be perpetually observed during the Mosaic age - Ex 12:14; 13:10

- Children to be taught the nature and design of - Ex 12:26,27; 13:8

- Purification necessary to the due observance of - 2Ch 30:15-19; Joh 11:55

- Might be kept in the second month by those who were unclean at the appointed time - Nu 9:6-11; 2Ch 30:2,3,15

- No uncircumcised person to keep - Ex 12:43,45

- Strangers and servants when circumcised might keep - Ex 12:44,48

- Neglect of, punished with death - Nu 9:13

- Improper keeping of, punished - 2Ch 30:18,20

- REMARKABLE CELEBRATIONS OF

. On leaving Egypt - Ex 12:28,50

. In the wilderness of Sinai - Nu 9:3-5

. On entering the land of promise - Jos 5:10,11

. In Hezekiah's reign - 2Ch 30:1

. In Josiah's reign - 2Ki 23:22,23; 2Ch 35:1,18

. After the captivity - Ezr 6:19,20

. Before the death of Christ - Lu 22:15

- Moses kept through faith - Heb 11:28

- Christ always observed - Mt 26:17-20; Lu 22:15; Joh 2:13,23

- The people of Jerusalem lent their rooms to strangers for - Lu 22:11,12

- The Lord's Supper instituted at - Mt 26:26-28

- Custom of releasing a prisoner at - Mt 27:15; Lu 23:16,17

- The Sabbath in, a high day - Joh 19:31

- The day before the Sabbath in, called the preparation - Joh 19:14,31

- Illustrative of redemption through Christ - 1Co 5:7,8


FEASTS OF TRUMPETS, THE

- Held the first day of seventh month - Le 23:24; Nu 29:1

- A memorial of blowing of trumpets - Le 23:24

- A holy convocation and rest - Le 23:24,25

- Sacrifices at - Nu 29:2-6


FEASTS, THE ANNIVERSARY

- Instituted by God - Ex 23:14

- Enumerated - Ex 23:15,16

- CALLED

. Appointed feasts - Isa 1:14

. Feasts of the Lord - Le 23:4

. Solemn feasts - 2Ch 8:13; La 1:4

. Solemn meetings - Isa 1:13

- Were a time of thankfulness - Ps 122:4

- All males to attend - Ex 23:17; 34:23

- Children commenced attending, when twelve years old - Lu 2:42

- Females often attended - 1Sa 1:3,9; Lu 2:41

- The Jews attended gladly - Ps 122:1,2

- The Jews went up to, in large companies - Ps 42:4; Lu 2:44

- The dangers and difficulties encountered in going up to, alluded to - Ps 84:6,7

- The land divinely protected during - Ex 34:24

- Offerings to made at - Ex 34:20; De 16:16,17

- WERE SEASONS OF

. Joy and gladness - Ps 42:4; Isa 30:20

. Sacrificing - 1Sa 1:3; 1Ki 9:25; 2Ch 8:13

. Entertainments - 1Sa 1:4,9

. The ten tribes seduced by Jeroboam from attending - 1Ki 12:27

. The Jews dispersed in distant parts often attended - Ac 2:5-11; 8:27

. Christ attended - Joh 5:1; 7:10

. Rendered unavailing by the impiety of the Jews - Isa 1:13,14; Am 5:21

. Illustrative of general assembly of the church - Heb 12:23


FEET, THE

- Necessary members of the body - 1Co 12:15,21

- PARTS OF, MENTIONED IN SCRIPTURE

. Heel - Ps 41:9; 49:5; Ho 12:3

. Sole - De 11:24; 1Ki 5:3

. Toes - Ex 29:20; 2Sa 21:20; Da 2:41

- Often swift - 2Sa 2:18; 22:34

- WERE LIABLE TO

. Disease - 1Ki 15:23

. Swelling from walking - De 8:4

. Injury from stones - Ps 91:12

- Early use of shoes - Ex 12:11

- Of women often adorned with tingling ornaments - Isa 3:16,18

- OF THE JEWS

. Neglected in affliction - 2Sa 19:24; Eze 24:17

. Bare in affliction - 2Sa 15:30

. Washed frequently - 2Sa 11:8; So 5:3

- Stamped on the ground in extreme joy or grief - Eze 6:11; 25:6

- Washing for others, a menial office - 1Sa 25:41; Joh 13:5-14

- Of strangers and travellers washed - Ge 18:4; 19:2; 24:32; 1Ti 5:10

- Neglect of washing, disrespectful to guest - Lu 7:44

- Respect exhibited by falling at - 1Sa 25:24; 2Ki 4:37; Es 8:3; Mr 5:22; Ac 10:25

- Reverence expressed by kissing - Lu 7:38,45

- Sleep expressed by covering - 1Sa 24:3

- Subjection expressed by licking the dust of - Isa 49:23

- Condemnation expressed by shaking the dust from - Mt 10:14; Mr 6:11

- Subjugation of enemies expressed by placing on their necks - Jos 10:24; Ps 110:1

- Origin of uncovering in consecrated places - Ex 3:5; Jos 5:15

- Of enemies often maimed and cut off - Jud 1:6,7; 2Sa 4:12

- OF CRIMINALS

. Bound with fetters - Ps 105:18

. Placed in stocks - Job 13:27; Ac 16:24

- Path of, to be pondered - Pr 4:26

- To be refrained from evil - Pr 1:15; Heb 12:13

- To be turned to God's testimonies - Ps 119:59

- To be directed by God's word - Ps 119:105

- To be guided by wisdom and discretion - Pr 3:21,23,26

- OF THE WICKED

. Swift to mischief - Pr 6:18

. Swift to shed blood - Pr 1:16; Ro 3:15

. Ensnared - Job 18:8; Ps 9:15

- OF SAINTS

. At liberty - Ps 18:36; 31:8

. Kept by God - 1Sa 2:9; Ps 116:8

. Established by God - Ps 66:9; 121:3

. Guided by Christ - Isa 48:17; Lu 1:79

- ILLUSTRATIVE

. (Set on a rock,) of stability - Ps 40:2

. (Set in a large place,) of liberty - Ps 31:8

. (Sliding,) of yielding to temptation - Job 12:5; Ps 17:5; 38:16; 94:18

. (Treading under,) of complete destruction - Isa 18:7; La 1:15

. (Washed or dipped in oil,) of abundance - De 33:24; Job 29:6

. (Dipped in blood,) of victory - Ps 68:23


FIG-TREE, THE

- Produces a rich sweet fruit - Jud 9:11

- Not found in desert places - Nu 20:5

- ABOUNDED IN

. Egypt - Ps 105:33

. Canaan - Nu 13:23; De 8:8

- Often grew wild - Am 7:14

- Sometimes planted in vineyards - Lu 13:6

- Propagated by the Jews - Am 4:9

- Required cultivation - Lu 13:8

- Fruit of, formed after winter - So 2:11,13

- Leaves of, put forth, a sign of the approach of summer - Mt 24:32

- Reasonableness of expecting fruit upon, when full of leaves - Mr 11:13

- FRUIT OF

. Eaten fresh from the tree - Mt 21:18,19

. Eaten dried in cakes - 1Sa 30:12

. Gathered and kept in baskets - Jer 24:1

. First ripe esteemed - Jer 24:2; Ho 9:10

. Used in the miraculous healing of Hezekiah - 2Ki 20:7; Isa 38:21

. Sold in the markets - Ne 13:15

. Sent as presents - 1Sa 25:18; 1Ch 12:40

- A species of, produced vile and worthless fruit - Jer 29:17

- Leaves of, used by Adam for covering - Ge 3:7

- Afforded a thick shade - Joh 1:48,50

- Often unfruitful - Lu 13:7

- Failure of, a great calamity - Hab 3:17

- THE JEWS PUNISHED BY

. God's breaking down - Ho 2:12

. Failure of fruit on - Jer 8:13; Hag 2:19

. Enemies devouring fruit of - Jer 5:17

. Barking and eating of, by locusts - Joe 1:4,7,12; Am 4:9

- ILLUSTRATIVE

. (Barren,) of mere professors of religion - Mt 21:19; Lu 13:6,7

. (Sitting under one's own,) of prosperity and peace - 1Ki 4:25; Mic 4:4

- FRUIT OF, ILLUSTRATIVE

. Of good works - Mt 7:16

. (Good,) of saints - Jer 24:2,3

. (Bad,) of wicked men - Jer 24:2-8

. (First ripe,) of the fathers of the Jewish church - Ho 9:10

. (Untimely and dropping,) of the wicked ripe for judgment - Isa 34:4; Na 3:12; Re 6:13


FIRE

- Can be increased in intensity - Da 3:19,22

- Though small, kindles a great matter - Jas 3:5

- THINGS CONNECTED WITH

. Burning coals - Pr 26:21

. Flame - So 8:6; Isa 66:15

. Sparks - Job 18:5; Isa 1:31

. Ashes - 1Ki 13:3; 2Pe 2:6

. Smoke - Isa 34:10; Joe 2:30

- Kept alive by fuel - Pr 26:20; Isa 9:5

- CHARACTERISED AS

. Bright - Eze 1:13

. Spreading - Jas 3:5

. Enlightening - Ps 78:14; 105:39

. Heating - Mr 14:54

. Melting - Ps 68:2; Isa 64:2

. Purifying - Nu 31:23; 1Pe 1:7; Re 3:18

. Drying - Job 15:30; Joe 1:20

. Consuming - Jud 15:4,5; Ps 46:9; Isa 10:16,17

. Insatiable - Pr 30:16

- SACRED

. Came from before the Lord - Le 9:24

. Always burning on the altar - Le 6:13

. All burn offerings consumed by - Le 6:9,12

. Incense burned with - Le 16:12; Nu 16:46

. Guilt of burning incense without - Le 10:1

. Restored to the temple - 2Ch 7:1-3

- Frequently employed as an instrument of divine vengeance - Ps 97:3; Isa 47:14; 66:16

- MIRACULOUS

. In the burning bush - Ex 3:2

. Plagued the Egyptians - Ex 9:23,24

. Led the people of Israel in the desert - Ex 13:22; 40:38

. On Mount Sinai at giving of law - De 4:11,37

. Destroyed Nadab and Abihu - Le 10:2

. Destroyed the people at Taberah - Nu 11:1

. Consumed the company of Korah - Nu 16:35

. Consumed the sacrifice of Gideon - Jud 6:21

. Angel ascended in - Jud 13:20

. Consumed the sacrifice of Elijah - 1Ki 18:38

. Destroyed the enemies of Elijah - 2Ki 1:10,12

. Elijah taken up in a chariot of - 2Ki 2:11

- God appeared in - Ex 3:2; 19:18

- Christ shall appear in - Da 7:10; 2Th 1:8

- Punishment of the wicked shall be in - Mt 13:42; 25:41

- IN HOUSES

. Lighted in the winter - Jer 36:22

. Lighted in spring mornings - Joh 18:18

. Not to be lighted on the Sabbath - Ex 35:3

. Made of charcoal - Joh 18:18

. Made of wood - Ac 28:3

- Injury from, to be made good by the person who kindled it - Ex 22:6

- ILLUSTRATIVE OF

. God's protection - Nu 9:16; Zec 2:5

. God's vengeance - De 4:24; Heb 12:29

. Christ as judge - Isa 10:17; Mal 3:2

. The Holy Spirit - Isa 4:4; Ac 2:3

. The church destroying her enemies - Ob 1:18

. The word of God - Jer 5:14; 23:29

. Zeal of saints - Ps 39:3; 119:139

. Zeal of angels - Ps 104:4; Heb 1:7

. God's enemies - Isa 10:17; Ob 1:18

. Lust - Pr 6:27,28

. Wickedness - Isa 9:18

. The tongue - Pr 16:27; Jas 3:6

. The self-righteous - Isa 65:5

. The hope of hypocrites - Isa 50:11

. Persecution - Lu 12:49-53

. Affliction - Isa 43:2

. Judgments - Jer 48:45; La 1:13; Eze 39:6


FIRST BORN, THE

- Of man and beast dedicated to God - Ex 13:2,12; 22:29

- Dedicated to commemorate the sparing of the first born of Israel - Ex 13:15; Nu 3:13; 8:17

- OF CLEAN BEASTS

. Not to labour - De 15:19

. Not shorn - De 15:19

. Not taken from the dam for seven days - Ex 22:30; Le 22:27

. Offered in sacrifice - Nu 18:17

. Could not be a free-will offering - Le 27:26

. Antiquity of offering - Ge 4:4

. Flesh of, the priest's portion - Nu 18:18

- OF CLEAN BEASTS

. To be redeemed - Nu 18:15

. Law of redemption for - Nu 18:16

- Of the ass to be redeemed with lamb or its neck broken - Ex 13:13; 34:20

- OF ISRAEL

. Tribe of Levi taken for - Nu 3:12,40-43; 8:18

. To be redeemed - Ex 34:20; Nu 18:15

. Price of redemption for - Nu 3:46,47

. Price of, given to the priests - Nu 3:48-51

- Laws respecting, restored after the captivity - Ne 10:36

- Laws respecting, observed at Christ's birth - Lu 2:22,23

- The beginning of strength and excellency of power - Ge 49:3; De 21:17

- Precious and valuable - Mic 6:7; Zec 12:10

- Objects of special love - Ge 25:28; Jer 31:9,20

- PRIVILEGES OF

. Precedence in the family - Ge 48:13,14

. Authority over the younger children - Ge 27:29; 1Sa 20:29

. Special blessing by the father - Ge 27:4,35

. The father's title and power - 2Ch 21:3

. A double portion of inheritance - De 21:17

. In case of death the next brother to raise up seed to - De 25:5,6; Mt 22:24-28

. Not to be alienated by parents through caprice - De 21:15,16

. Could be forfeited by misconduct - Ge 49:3,4,8; 1Ch 5:1

. Could be sold - Ge 25:31,33; Heb 12:16,17

- INSTANCES OF SUPERSEDED

. Cain - Ge 4:4,5

. Japheth - Ge 10:21

. Ishmael - Ge 17:19-21

. Esau - Ge 25:23; Ro 9:12,13

. Manasseh - Ge 48:15-20

. Reuben - 1Ch 5:1,2

. Aaron - Ex 7:1,2; Nu 12:2,8

. David's brothers - 1Sa 16:6-12

. Adonijah - 1Ki 2:15,22

- ILLUSTRATIVE OF

. The dignity of Christ - Ps 89:27; Ro 8:29; Col 1:18

. The dignity of the church - Heb 12:23


FIRST FRUITS, THE

- To be brought to God's house - Ex 34:26

- DIFFERENT KINDS OF

. Barley harvest - Le 23:10-14

. Wheat harvest - Ex 23:16; Le 23:16,17

. Wine and oil - De 18:4

. Wool - De 18:4

. Honey - 2Ch 31:5

. Fruit of new trees in fourth year - Le 19:23,24

. All agricultural produce - De 26:2

- To be the very best of their kind - Nu 18:12

- Holy to the Lord - Eze 48:14

- God honoured by the offering of - Pr 3:9

- Offering of, consecrated the whole - Ro 11:16

- TO BE OFFERED

. Without delay - Ex 22:29

. In a basket - De 26:2

. With thanksgiving - De 26:3-10

- Allotted to the priests - Nu 18:12,13; Le 23:20; De 18:3-5

- Law of, restored after the captivity - Ne 10:35,37; 13:31

- ILLUSTRATIVE OF

. The Jewish church - Jer 2:3

. First converts in any place - Ro 16:5

. Church of Christ - Jas 1:18; Re 14:4

. Resurrection of Christ - 1Co 15:20,23


FISHES

- Created by God - Ge 1:20,21; Ex 20:11

- Made for God's glory - Job 12:8,9; Ps 69:34

- INHABIT

. Seas - Nu 11:22; Eze 47:10

. Rivers - Ex 7:18; Eze 29:5

. Ponds - So 7:4; Isa 19:10

- Number and variety of - Ps 104:25

- Different in flesh from beasts - 1Co 15:39

- Cannot live without water - Isa 50:2

- Man given dominion over - Ge 1:26,28; Ps 8:8

- Man permitted to eat - Ge 9:2,3

- USED AS FOOD

. By the Egyptians - Nu 11:5

. By the Jews - Mt 7:10

- Mode of cooking alluded to - Lu 24:42; Joh 21:9

- The people of Tyre traded in - Ne 13:16

- Sold near the fish gate at Jerusalem - 2Ch 33:14; Zep 1:10

- Distinction between clean and unclean - Le 11:9-12; De 14:9,10

- MENTIONED IN SCRIPTURE

. Leviathan - Job 41:1; Ps 74:14

. Whale - Ge 1:21; Mt 12:40

- Solomon wrote the history of - 1Ki 4:33

- No likeness of, to be made for worship - Ex 20:4; De 4:18

- Catching of, a trade - Mt 4:18; Lu 5:2

- TAKEN WITH

. Nets - Lu 5:4-6; Joh 21:6-8

. Hooks - Am 4:2; Mt 17:27

. Spears - Job 41:7

. Often suffered for man's sin - Ex 7:21; Eze 38:20

- MIRACLES CONNECTED WITH

. Multiplying a few - Mt 14:17-21; 15:34

. Immense draughts of - Lu 5:6,9; Joh 21:6,11

. Procuring tribute money from - Mt 17:27

. Dressed on the shore - Joh 21:9

- ILLUSTRATIVE

. Of the whole population of Egypt - Eze 29:4,5

. Of the visible church - Mt 13:48

. Of men ignorant of future events - Ec 9:12

. Of those ensnared by the wicked - Hab 1:14

. (Good,) of saints - Mt 13:48,49

. (Bad,) of mere professors - Mt 13:48,49


FLATTERY

- Saints should not used - Job 32:21,22

- Ministers should not use - 1Th 2:5

- THE WICKED USE, TO

. Others - Ps 5:9; 12:2

. Themselves - Ps 36:2

- HYPOCRITES USE, TO

. God - Ps 78:36

. Those in authority - Da 11:34

- False prophets and teachers use - Eze 12:24; Ro 16:18

- Wisdom, a preservative against - Pr 4:5

- Worldly advantage obtained by - Da 11:21,22

- Seldom gains respect - Pr 28:23

- Avoid those given to - Pr 20:19

- Danger of - Pr 7:21-23; 20:5

- Punishment of - Job 17:5; Ps 12:3

- Exemplified

. Woman of Tekoah - 2Sa 14:17,20

. Absalom - 2Sa 15:2-6

. False prophets - 1Ki 22:13

. Darius's courtiers - Da 6:7

. Pharisees - Mt 12:14

. People of Tyre - Ac 12:22


FLOWERS

- Wild in fields - Ps 103:15

- Cultivated in gardens - So 6:2,3

- DESCRIBED AS

. Beautiful - Mt 6:29

. Sweet - So 5:13

. Evanescent - Ps 103:16; Isa 40:8

. Appear in spring - So 2:12

- MENTIONED IN SCRIPTURE

. The lily - Ho 14:5; Mt 6:28

. The lily of the valley - So 2:1

. The rose - Isa 35:1

. The rose of Sharon - So 2:1

. Of the grass - 1Pe 1:24

- Garlands of, used in worship of idols - Ac 14:13

- REPRESENTATIONS OF, ON THE

. Golden candlestick - Ex 25:31,33; 2Ch 4:21

. Sea of brass - 1Ki 7:26; 2Ch 4:5

. Wood work of the temple - 1Ki 6:18,29,33,35

- ILLUSTRATIVE OF

. The graces of Christ - So 5:13

. Shortness of man's life - Job 14:2; Ps 103:15

. Kingdom of Israel - Isa 28:1

. Glory of man - 1Pe 1:24

. Rich men - Jas 1:10,11


FOOLS

- All men are, without the knowledge of God - Tit 3:3

- Deny God - Ps 14:1; 53:1

- Blaspheme God - Ps 74:18

- Reproach God - Ps 74:22

- Make a mock at sin - Pr 14:9

- Despise instruction - Pr 1:7; 15:5

- Hate knowledge - Pr 1:22

- Delight not in understanding - Pr 18:2

- Sport themselves in mischief - Pr 10:23

- Walk in darkness - Ec 2:14

- Hate to depart from evil - Pr 13:19

- Worship of, hateful to God - Ec 5:1

- ARE

. Corrupt and abominable - Ps 14:1

. Self-sufficient - Pr 12:15; Ro 1:22

. Self-confident - Pr 14:16

. Self-deceivers - Pr 14:8

. Mere professors of religion - Mt 25:2-12

. Full of words - Ec 10:14

. Given to meddling - Pr 20:3

. Slanderers - Pr 10:18

. Liars - Pr 10:18

. Slothful - Ec 4:5

. Angry - Ec 7:9

. Contentious - Pr 18:6

. A grief to parents - Pr 17:25; 19:13

- Come to shame - Pr 3:35

- Destroy themselves by their speech - Pr 10:8,14; Ec 10:12

- The company of, ruinous - Pr 13:20

- Lips of, a snare to the soul - Pr 18:7

- Cling to their folly - Pr 26:11; 27:22

- Worship idols - Jer 10:8; Ro 1:22,23

- Trust to their own hearts - Pr 28:26

- Depend upon their wealth - Lu 12:20

- Hear the gospel and obey it not - Mt 7:26

- The mouth of, pours out folly - Pr 15:2

- Honour is unbecoming for - Pr 26:1,8

- God has no pleasure in - Ec 5:4

- Shall not stand in the presence of God - Ps 5:5

- Avoid them - Pr 9:6; 14:7

- Exhorted to seek wisdom - Pr 8:5

- Punishment of - Ps 107:17; Pr 19:29; 26:10

- Exemplified

. Rehoboam - 1Ki 12:8

. Israel - Jer 4:22

. Pharisees - Mt 23:17,19


FORESTS

- Tracts of land covered with trees - Isa 44:14

- Underbrush often in - Isa 9:18

- Infested by wild beasts - Ps 50:10; 104:20; Isa 56:9; Jer 5:6; Mic 5:8

- Abounded with wild honey - 1Sa 14:25,26

- Often afforded pasture - Mic 7:14

- MENTIONED IN SCRIPTURE

. Bashan - Isa 2:13; Eze 27:6; Zec 11:2

. Hareth - 1Sa 22:5

. Ephraim - 2Sa 18:6,8

. Lebanon - 1Ki 7:2; 10:17

. Carmel - 2Ki 19:23; Isa 37:24

. Arabian - Isa 21:13

. The south - Eze 20:46,47

. The king's - Ne 2:8

- Supplied timber for building - 1Ki 5:6-8

- Were places of refuge - 1Sa 22:5; 23:16

- Jotham built towers in - 2Ch 27:4

- The power of God extends over - Ps 29:9

- Called on to rejoice at God's mercy - Isa 44:23

- Often destroyed by enemies - 2Ki 19:23; Isa 37:24; Jer 46:23

- ILLUSTRATIVE

. Of the unfruitful world - Isa 32:19

. (A fruitful field turned into,) of the Jews rejected by God - Isa 29:17; 32:15

. (Destroyed by fire,) of destruction of the wicked - Isa 9:18; 10:17,18; Jer 21:14


FORGETTING GOD

- A characteristic of the wicked - Pr 2:17; Isa 65:11

- Backsliders are guilty of - Jer 3:21,22

- IS FORGETTING HIS

. Covenant - De 4:23; 2Ki 17:38

. Works - Ps 78:7,11; 106:13

. Benefits - Ps 103:2; 106:7

. Word - Heb 12:5; Jas 1:25

. Law - Ps 119:153,176; Ho 4:6

. Past deliverance - Jud 8:34; Ps 78:42

. Power to deliver - Isa 51:13-15

- Encouraged by false teachers - Jer 23:27

- Prosperity often leads to - De 8:12-14; Ho 13:6

- Trials should not lead to - Ps 44:17-20

- Resolve against - Ps 119:16,93

- Cautions against - De 6:12; 8:11

- Exhortation to those guilty of - Ps 50:22

- Punishment of - Job 8:12,13; Ps 9:17; Isa 17:10,11; Eze 23:35; Ho 8:14


FORGIVENESS OF INJURIES

- Christ set an example of - Lu 23:34

- Commanded - Mr 11:25; Ro 12:19

- To be unlimited - Mt 18:22; Lu 17:4

- A characteristic of saints - Ps 7:4

- MOTIVES TO

. The mercy of God - Lu 6:36

. Our need of forgiveness - Mr 11:25

. God's forgiveness of us - Eph 4:32

. Christ's forgiveness of us - Col 3:13

- A glory to saints - Pr 19:11

- SHOULD BE ACCOMPANIED BY

. Forbearance - Col 3:13

. Kindness - Ge 45:5-11; Ro 12:20

. Blessing and prayer - Mt 5:44

- Promises to - Mt 6:14; Lu 6:37

- No forgiveness without - Mt 6:15; Jas 2:13

- Illustrated - Mt 18:23-35

- Exemplified

. Joseph - Ge 50:20,21

. David - 1Sa 24:7; 2Sa 18:5; 19:23

. Solomon - 1Ki 1:53

. Stephen - Ac 7:60

. Paul - 2Ti 4:16


FORSAKING GOD

- Idolaters guilty of - 1Sa 8:8; 1Ki 11:33

- The wicked guilty of - De 28:20

- Backsliders guilty of - Jer 15:6

- IS FORSAKING

. His house - 2Ch 29:6

. His covenant - De 29:25; 1Ki 19:10; Jer 22:9; Da 11:30

. His commandments - Ezr 9:10

. The right way - 2Pe 2:15

- Trusting in man is - Jer 17:5

- Leads men to follow their own devices - Jer 2:13

- Prosperity tempts to - De 31:20; 32:15

- Wickedness of - Jer 2:13; 5:7

- Unreasonableness and ingratitude of - Jer 2:5,6

- Brings confusion - Jer 17:13

- Followed by remorse - Eze 6:9

- Brings down his wrath - Ezr 8:22

- Provokes God to forsake men - Jud 10:13; 2Ch 15:2; 24:20,24

- Resolve against - Jos 24:16; Ne 10:29-39

- Curse pronounced upon - Jer 17:5

- Sin of, to be confessed - Ezr 9:10

- Warnings against - Jos 24:20; 1Ch 28:9

- Punishment of - De 28:20; 2Ki 22:16,17; Isa 1:28; Jer 1:16; 5:19

- Exemplified

. Children of Israel - 1Sa 12:10

. Saul - 1Sa 15:11

. Ahab - 1Ki 18:18

. Amon - 2Ki 21:22

. Kingdom of Judah - 2Ch 12:1,5; 21:10; Isa 1:4; Jer 15:6

. Kingdom of Israel - 2Ch 13:11; 2Ki 17:7-18

. Many disciples - Joh 6:66

. Phygellus - 2Ti 1:15

. Balaam - 2Pe 2:15


FORTRESSES

- Places strong by nature - Nu 24:21

- Places fortified by art - Jer 51:53

- The security of a nation - Isa 33:16; Da 11:10

- PLACES USED AS

. Cities - Jud 9:31; Ne 4:2

. Strong-holds - Jud 6:2; 2Ch 11:11

. Forts - 2Sa 5:9; Isa 25:12

. Strong towers - 2Ch 26:9

- Afforded protection in danger - Jud 6:2

- Defended against enemies - Na 2:1

- OFTEN

. Entered by the enemy - Da 11:7

. Spoiled - Ho 10:14

. Levelled - Isa 25:12

. Deserted - Isa 34:13

. Destruction of, threatened - Isa 17:3

- ILLUSTRATIVE OF

. God's protection - Ps 18:2; Jer 16:19

. Christ, the defence of saints - Isa 33:16

. Protection afforded to ministers - Jer 6:27


FOUNDATION

- The lowest part of a building, and on which it rests - Lu 14:29; Ac 16:26

- FIGURATIVELY APPLIED TO

. The heavens - 2Sa 22:8

. The earth - Job 38:4; Ps 104:5

. The world - Ps 18:15; Mt 13:35

. The mountains - De 32:22

. The ocean - Ps 104:8

. Kingdoms - Ex 9:18

- LAID FOR

. Cities - Jos 6:26; 1Ki 16:34

. Walls - Ezr 4:12; Re 21:14

. Houses - Lu 6:48

. Temples - 1Ki 6:37; Ezr 3:10

. Towers - Lu 14:28,29

- DESCRIBED AS

. Of stone - 1Ki 5:17

. Deep laid - Lu 6:48

. Strongly laid - Ezr 6:3

. Joined together by corner stones - Ezr 4:12; 1Pe 2:6; Eph 2:20

- Security afforded by - Mt 7:25; Lu 6:48

- ILLUSTRATIVE OF

. Christ - Isa 28:16; 1Co 3:11

. Doctrines of the apostles - Eph 2:20

. First principles of the gospel - Heb 6:1,2

. Decrees and purposes of God - 2Ti 2:19

. Magistrates - Ps 82:5

. The righteous - Pr 10:25

. Hope of saints - Ps 87:1

. Security of saints' inheritance - Heb 11:10


FOUNTAINS AND SPRINGS

- Created by God - Ps 74:15; 104:10

- God to be praised for - Re 14:7

- Come from the great deep - Ge 7:11; Job 38:16

- Found in hills and valleys - De 8:7; Ps 104:10

- Send forth each but one kind of water - Jas 3:11

- AFFORD

. Drink to the beasts - Ps 104:11

. Refreshment to the birds - Ps 104:12

. Fruitfulness to the earth - 1Ki 18:5; Joe 3:18

- Frequented by travellers - Ge 16:7

- Abound in Canaan - De 8:7; 1Ki 18:5

- Sometimes dried up - Isa 58:11

- Drying up of, a severe punishment - Ps 107:33,34; Ho 13:15

- CONSTANTLY FLOWING

. Especially esteemed - Isa 58:11

. Could not be ceremonially defiled - Le 11:36

- Sometimes stopped or turned off to distress enemies - 2Ch 32:3,4

- MENTIONED IN SCRIPTURE

. In the way to Shur - Ge 16:7

. Of the waters of Nephtoah - Jos 15:9

. Of Jezreel - 1Sa 29:1

. Of Pisgah - De 4:49

. Upper and nether springs - Jos 15:19; Jud 1:15

- ILLUSTRATIVE

. Of God - Ps 36:9; Jer 2:13; 17:13

. Of Christ - Zec 13:1

. Of the Holy Spirit - Joh 7:38,39

. Of constant supplies of grace - Ps 87:7

. Of eternal life - Joh 4:14; Re 21:6

. Of the means of grace - Isa 41:18; Joe 3:18

. Of a good wife - Pr 5:18

. Of a numerous posterity - De 33:28

. Of spiritual wisdom - Pr 16:22; 18:4

. Of the law of the wise - Pr 13:14

. Of godly fear - Pr 14:27

. (Sealed up,) of the church - So 4:12

. (Not failing,) of the church - Isa 58:11

. (Always flowing,) of unceasing wickedness of the Jews - Jer 6:7

. (Corrupt,) of the natural heart - Jas 3:11; Mt 15:18,19

. (Troubled,) of saints led astray - Pr 25:26


FOX, THE

- Found in deserts - Eze 13:4

- Abounded in Palestine - Jud 15:4; La 5:18

- DESCRIBED AS

. Active - Ne 4:3

. Crafty - Lu 13:32

. Carnivorous - Ps 63:10

- Destructive to vines - So 2:15

- Dwells in holes - Mt 8:20; Lu 9:58

- ILLUSTRATIVE OF

. False prophets - Eze 13:4

. Cunning and deceitful persons - Lu 13:32

. Enemies of the church - So 2:15

. Used by Samson for annoying the Philistines - Jud 15:4-6


FRUITS

- The produce of corn - De 22:9; Ps 107:37

- The produce of trees - Ge 1:29; Ec 2:5

- CALLED THE

. Fruit of the ground - Ge 4:3; Jer 7:20

. Fruit of the earth - Isa 4:2

. Increase of the land - Ps 85:12

- Given by God - Ac 14:17

- Preserved to us by God - Mal 3:11

- REQUIRE

. A fruitful land - Ps 107:31

. Rain from heaven - Ps 104:13; Jas 5:18

. Influence of the sun and moon - De 33:14

- Produced in their due seasons - Mt 21:41

- First of, devoted to God - De 26:2

- DIVIDED INTO

. Hasty or precocious - Isa 28:4

. Summer fruits - 2Sa 16:1

. New and old - So 7:13

. Goodly - Jer 11:16

. Pleasant - So 4:16

. Precious - De 33:14

. Evil or bad - Mt 7:17

- To be waited for with patience - Jas 5:7

- Often sent as presents - Ge 43:11

- OFTEN DESTROYED

. In God's anger - Jer 7:20

. By blight - Joe 1:12

. By locusts - De 28:38,39; Joe 1:4

. By enemies - Eze 25:4

. By drought - Hag 1:10

- ILLUSTRATIVE

. Of effects of repentance - Mt 3:8

. Of works of the Spirit - Ga 5:22,23; Eph 5:9

. Of doctrines of Christ - So 2:3

. Of good works - Mt 7:17,18; Php 4:17

. Of a holy conversation - Pr 12:14; 18:20

. Of praise - Heb 13:15

. Of the example of the godly - Pr 11:30

. Of effects of industry - Pr 31:16,31

. Of the reward of saints - Isa 3:10

. Of the reward of the wicked - Jer 17:9,10

. Of converts to the church - Ps 72:16; Joh 4:36

. (Bad,) of the conduct and conversation of evil men - Mt 12:33




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