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LAMB, THE

- The young of the flock - Ex 12:5; Eze 45:15

- DESCRIBED AS

. Patient - Isa 53:7

. Playful - Ps 114:4,6

- Exposed to danger from wild beasts - 1Sa 17:34

- The shepherd's care for - Isa 40:11

- USED FOR

. Food - De 32:14; 2Sa 12:4

. Clothing - Pr 27:26

. Sacrifice - 1Ch 29:21; 2Ch 29:32

- Considered a great delicacy - Am 6:4

- OFFERED IN SACRIFICE

. Males - Ex 12:5

. Females - Nu 6:14

. While sucking - 1Sa 7:9

. At a year old - Ex 12:5; Nu 6:14

. From the earliest times - Ge 4:4; 22:7,8

. Every morning and evening - Ex 29:38,39; Nu 28:3,4

. At the passover - Ex 12:3,6,7

. By the wicked not accepted - Isa 1:11; 66:3

- Numbers of, given by Josiah to the people for sacrifice - 2Ch 35:7

- The first born of an ass to be redeemed with - Ex 13:13; 34:20

- An extensive commerce in - Ezr 7:17; Eze 27:21

- Tribute often paid in - 2Ki 3:4; Isa 16:1

- Covenants confirmed by gift of - Ge 21:28-30

- The image of, was the first impression of on money - Ge 33:19; Jos 24:32

- ILLUSTRATIVE

. Of purity of Christ - 1Pe 1:19

. Of Christ as a sacrifice - Joh 1:29; Re 5:6

. Of any thing dear or cherished - 2Sa 12:3,9

. Of the Lord's people - Isa 5:17; 11:6

. Of weak believers - Isa 40:11; Joh 21:15

. (Patience of,) of the patience of Christ - Isa 53:7; Ac 8:32

. (Among wolves,) of ministers among the ungodly - Lu 10:3

. (Deserted and exposed,) of Israel deprived of God's protection - Ho 4:16

. (Brought to slaughter,) of the wicked under judgments - Jer 51:40

. (Consumed in sacrifice,) of complete destruction of the wicked - Ps 37:20


LAMPS

- Design of - 2Pe 1:19

- DESCRIBED AS

. Burning - Ge 15:17

. Shining - Joh 5:35

- Lighted with oil - Mt 25:3,8

- Oil for, carried in vessels - Mt 25:4

- Sometimes supplied with oil form a bowl through pipes - Zec 4:2

- Required to be constantly trimmed - Mt 25:7

- USED FOR LIGHTING

. The tabernacle - Ex 25:37

. Private apartments - Ac 20:8

. Chariots of war by night - Na 2:3,4

. Marriage processions - Mt 25:1

. Persons going out at night - Joh 18:3

- Often kept lighting all night - Pr 31:18

- Placed on a stand to give light to all in the house - Mt 5:15

- Illumination of the tents of Arab chiefs by, alluded to - Job 29:3,4

- Probable origin of dark lantern - Jud 7:16

- ILLUSTRATIVE

. Of the word of God - Ps 119:105; Pr 6:23

. Of omniscience of Christ - Da 10:6; Re 1:14

. Of graces of the Holy Spirit - Re 4:5

. Of salvation of God - Ge 15:17; Isa 62:1

. Of God's guidance - 2Sa 22:29; Ps 18:28

. Of glory of the cherubim - Eze 1:13

. Of spirit of man - Pr 20:27

. Of ministers - Joh 5:35

. Of wise rulers - 2Sa 21:17

. Of severe judgments - Re 8:10

. Of a succession of heirs - 1Ki 11:36; 15:4

. (Put out,) of destruction of the wicked - Job 18:5,6; 21:17; 13:9

. (Totally quenched,) of complete destruction of those who curse parents - Pr 20:20


LANGUAGE

- Of all mankind one at first - Ge 11:1,6

- CALLED

. Speech - Mr 14:70; Ac 14:11

. Tongue - Ac 1:19; Re 5:9

- CONFUSION OF

. A punishment for presumption - Ge 11:2-6

. Originated the varieties in - Ge 11:7

. Scattered men over the earth - Ge 11:8,9

. Divided men into separated nations - Ge 10:5,20,31

- Great variety of, spoken by men - 1Co 14:10

- Ancient kingdoms often comprehended nations of different - Es 1:22; Da 3:4; 6:25

- KINDS OF, MENTIONED

. Hebrew - 2Ki 18:28; Ac 26:14

. Chaldea - Da 1:4

. Syriack - 2Ki 18:26; Ezr 4:7

. Greek - Ac 21:37

. Latin - Lu 23:38

. Lycaonian - Ac 14:11

. Arabic - Ac 2:11

. Egyptian - Ps 84:5; 114:1; Ac 2:10

- Of some nations difficult - Eze 3:5,6

- The term barbarian applied to those who spoke a strange - 1Co 14:11

- POWER OF SPEAKING DIFFERENT

. A gift of the Holy Spirit - 1Co 12:10

. Promised - Mr 16:17

. Given on the day of Pentecost - Ac 2:3,4

. Followed receiving the gospel - Ac 10:44-46

. Conferred by laying on of the apostles' hands - Ac 8:17,18; 19:6

. Necessary to spread of the gospel - Ac 2:7-11

. A sign to unbelievers - 1Co 14:22

. Sometimes abused - 1Co 14:2-12,23

. Ceased when the written Bible completed - 1Co 13:8-10

- INTERPRETATION OF

. Antiquity of engaging persons for - Ge 42:23

. A gift of the Holy Spirit - 1Co 12:10

. Most important in the early church - 1Co 14:5,13,27,28

. The Jews punished by being given up to people of a strange - De 28:49; Isa 28:11; Jer 5:15


LAVER OF BRASS

- Moses was commanded to make - Ex 30:18

- Wisdom given to Bezaleel to make - Ex 31:2,9

- Made of brazen mirrors of the women - Ex 38:8

- Was placed in the court between the altar and the tabernacle - Ex 30:18; 40:7,30

- Was anointed with holy oil - Ex 40:11; Le 8:11

- THE PRIESTS WASHED IN

. Before consecration - Ex 40:12

. Before entering the tabernacle - Ex 30:19,20

. Before approaching the altar - Ex 30:20

- One made by Solomon for the temple - 1Ki 7:23-26; 2Ki 25:13

- Called the Brazen sea - 2Ki 25:13; Jer 52:17

- ILLUSTRATIVE OF

. Christ the fountain for sin - Zec 13:1; Re 1:5

. Regeneration - Tit 3:5; Eph 5:26


LAW OF GOD, THE

- Is absolute and perpetual - Mt 5:18

- GIVEN

. To Adam - Ge 2:16,17; Ro 5:12-14

. To Noah - Ge 9:6

. To the Israelites - Ex 20:2-17; Ps 78:5

. Through Moses - Ex 31:18; Joh 7:19

. Through the ministration of angels - Ac 7:53; Ga 3:19; Heb 2:2

- DESCRIBED AS

. Pure - Ps 19:8

. Spiritual - Ro 7:14

. Holy, just, and good - Ro 7:12

. Exceeding broad - Ps 119:96

. Perfect - Ps 19:7; Ro 12:2

. Truth - Ps 119:142

. Not grievous - 1Jo 5:3

- Requires obedience of the heart - Ps 51:6; Mt 5:28; 22:37

- Requires perfect obedience - De 27:26; Ga 3:10; Jas 2:10

- Love is the fulfilling of - Ro 13:8,10; Ga 3:10; Jas 2:10

- It is man's duty to keep - Ec 12:13

- Man, by nature, not in subjection to - Ro 7:5; 8:7

- Man cannot render perfect obedience to - 1Ki 8:46; Ec 7:20; Ro 3:10

- Sin is a transgression of - 1Jo 3:4

- All men have transgressed - Ro 3:9,19

- Man cannot be justified by - Ac 13:39; Ro 3:20,28; Ga 2:16; 3:11

- Gives the knowledge of sin - Ro 3:20; 7:7

- Works wrath - Ro 4:15

- Conscience testifies to - Ro 2:15

- Designed to lead to Christ - Ga 3:24

- OBEDIENCE TO

. A characteristic of saints - Re 12:17

. A test of love - 1Jo 5:3

. Of prime importance - 1Co 7:19

- Blessedness of keeping - Ps 119:1; Mt 5:19; 1Jo 3:22,24; Re 22:14

- CHRIST

. Came to fulfil - Mt 5:17

. Magnified - Isa 42:21

. Explained - Mt 7:12; 22:37-40

- The love of, produces peace - Ps 119:165

- SAINTS

. Freed from the bondage of - Ro 6:14; 7:4,6; Ga 3:13

. Freed from the curse of - Ga 3:13

. Have, written on their hearts - Jer 31:33; Heb 8:10

. Love - Ps 119:97,113

. Delight in - Ps 119:77; Ro 7:22

. Prepare their hearts to seek - Ezr 7:10

. Pledge themselves to walk in - Ne 10:29

. Keep - Ps 119:55

. Pray to understand - Ps 119:18

. Pray for power to keep - Ps 119:34

. Should remember - Mal 4:4

. Should make the subject of their conversation - Ex 13:9

. Lament over the violation of, by others - Ps 119:136

- THE WICKED

. Despise - Am 2:4

. Forget - Ho 4:6

. Forsake - 2Ch 12:1; Jer 9:13

. Refuse to hear - Isa 30:9; Jer 6:19

. Refuse to walk in - Ps 78:10

. Cast away - Isa 5:24

- Is the rule of life to saints - 1Co 9:21; Ga 5:13,14

- Is the rule of the judgment - Ro 2:12

- To be used lawfully - 1Ti 1:8

- Established by faith - Ro 3:31

- Punishment for disobeying - Ne 9:26,27; Isa 65:11-13; Jer 9:13-16


LAW OF MOSES, THE

- Is the law of God - Le 26:46

- GIVEN

. In the desert - Eze 20:10,11

. At Horeb - De 4:10,15; 5:2

. From the Mount Sinai - Ex 19:11,20

. By disposition of angels - Ac 7:53

. Through Moses as mediator - De 5:5,27,28; Joh 1:17; Ga 3:19

. To the Jews - Le 26:46; Ps 78:5

. After the exodus - De 4:45; Ps 81:4,5

. To no other nation - De 4:8; Ps 147:20

- None to approach the Mount while God gave - Ex 19:13,21-24; Heb 12:20

- Remarkable phenomena connected with, at giving of - Ex 19:16-19

- Terror of Israel at receiving - Ex 19:16; 20:18-20; De 5:5,23-25

- Additions made to, in the plains of Moab by Jordan - Nu 36:13

- CALLED

. A fiery law - De 33:2

. Word spoken by angels - Heb 2:2

. Ministration of death - 2Co 3:7

. Ministration of condemnation - 2Co 3:9

. Lively oracles - Ac 7:38

. Royal law - Jas 2:8

. Book of the law - De 30:10; Jos 1:8

. Book of Moses - 2Ch 25:4; 35:12

- Rehearsed by Moses - De 1:1-3

- Entire of, written in a book - De 31:9

- Book of, laid up in the sanctuary - De 31:26

- Tables of, laid up in the ark - De 10:5

- DIVIDED INTO

. Moral, embodied in the ten commandments - De 5:22; 10:4

. Ceremonial, relating to manner of worshipping God - Le 7:37,38; Heb 9:1-7

. Civil, relating to administration of justice - De 17:9-11; Ac 23:3; 24:6

. A covenant of works to the Jews as a nation - De 28:1,15; Jer 31:32

- TAUGHT THE JEWS

. To love and fear God - De 6:5; 10:12,13; Mt 22:36,38

. To love their neighbour - Le 19:18; Mt 22:39

. Strict justice and impartiality - Le 19:35,36

. All punishments awarded according to - Joh 8:5; 19:7; Heb 10:28

- ALL ISRAELITES REQUIRED

. To know - Ex 18:16

. To observe - De 4:6; 6:2

. To lay up, in their hearts - De 6:6; 11:18

. To remember - Mal 4:4

. To teach their children - De 6:7; 11:19

- Kings to write and study - De 17:18,19

- Good kings enforced - 2Ki 23:24,25; 2Ch 31:21

- Priests and Levites to teach - De 33:8-10; Ne 8:7; Mal 2:7

- The scribes were learned in, and expounded - Ezr 7:6; Mt 23:2

- Public instruction given to youth in - Lu 2:46; Ac 22:3

- PUBLICLY READ

. At the feast of tabernacles in the sabbatical year - De 31:10-13

. By Joshua - Jos 8:34,35

. By Ezra - Ne 8:2,3

. In the synagogues every Sabbath day - Ac 13:15; 15:21

- A means of national reformation - 2Ch 34:19-21; Ne 8:13-18

- A shadow of good things to come - Heb 10:1

- Could not give righteous and life - Ga 3:21; Ro 8:3,4; Heb 10:1

- A schoolmaster to lead to Christ - Ga 3:24

- CHRIST

. Made under - Ga 4:4

. Circumcised according to - Lu 2:21; Ro 15:8

. Came not to destroy but to fulfil - Mt 5:17,18

. Attended all feasts of - Joh 2:23; 7:2,10,37

. Fulfilled all precepts of - Ps 40:7,8

. Fulfilled all types and shadows of - Heb 9:8,11-14; 10:1,11-14

. Magnified and made honourable - Isa 42:21

. Bore the curse of - De 21:23; Ga 3:13

. Abrogated, as a covenant of works - Ro 7:4

- Was not the manifestation of the grace of God - Joh 1:17; Ro 8:3,4

- Could not disannul the covenant of grace made in Christ - Ga 3:17

- Jewish converts would have all Christians observe - Ac 15:1

- THE JEWS

. Jealous for - Joh 9:28,29; Ac 21:20

. Held those ignorant of, accursed - Joh 7:49

. From regard to, rejected Christ - Ro 9:31-33

. Accused Christ of breaking - Joh 19:7

. Accused Christians of speaking - Ac 6:11-14; 21:28

. Broke it themselves - Joh 7:19

. Dishonoured God by breaking - Ro 2:23

. Shall be judged by - Joh 5:45; Ro 2:12

- Was a burdensome yoke - Ac 15:10

- Darkness at giving of, illustrative of obscurity of Mosaic age - Heb 12:18-24


LEAVEN

- Used in making bread - Ho 7:4

- Diffusive properties of - 1Co 5:6

- FORBIDDEN

. During the feast of the passover - Ex 12:15-20

. To be offered with blood - Ex 34:25

. To be offered with meat offerings which were burned - Le 2:11; 10:12

- Used with thank offerings - Le 7:13; Am 4:5

- First fruits of wheat offered with - Le 23:17

- ILLUSTRATIVE OF

. The rapid spread of the gospel - Mt 13:33; Lu 13:21

. Doctrines of Pharisees - Mt 16:6,12

. Ungodly professors - 1Co 5:6,7

. False teachers - Ga 5:8,9

. Malice and wickedness - 1Co 5:8


LEBANON

- Bounded the land of Canaan on the north - De 1:7; 11:24

- Given to Israel - Jos 13:5,6

- CELEBRATED FOR

. Cedars - Ps 29:5; 92:12; Isa 14:8

. Flowers - Na 1:4

. Fragrance - So 4:11

. Fragrance of its wines - Ho 14:7

. Glorious appearance - Isa 35:2

- Great part of, not conquered by the Israelites - Jos 13:2,5; Jud 3:1-4

- CALLED

. The mountains - 2Ch 2:2

. Mount Lebanon - Jud 3:3

. That goodly mountain - De 3:25

- Lofty tops of, covered with snow - Jer 18:14

- Part of, barren - Isa 29:17

- Forests of, infested with wild beasts - So 4:8; Isa 40:16; Hab 2:17

- Many streams came from - So 4:15

- Formerly inhabited by the Hivites - Jud 3:3

- Moses anxious to behold - De 3:25

- FURNISHED

. Wood for Solomon's temple - 1Ki 5:5,6

. Stones for Solomon's temple - 1Ki 5:14,18

. Wood for second temple - Ezr 3:7

- SOLOMON BUILT

. The house of the forest of - 1Ki 7:2

. Storehouses in - 1Ki 9:19

- Difficulties of passing, surmounted by Assyrian army - 2Ki 19:23

- ILLUSTRATIVE

. Of great and powerful monarchs - Isa 10:24,34

. Of the Gentile world - Isa 29:17

. Of the Jewish nation - Jer 22:6,23; Heb 2:17

. Of the temple - Zec 11:1

. (Glory of,) of the glory of the church - Isa 35:2; 60:13

. (Fragrance of,) of the graces of the church - So 4:11; Ho 14:6,7

. (Shaking of its forests,) of prodigious growth of the church - Ps 72:16

. (Mourning of,) of deep affliction - Eze 31:15


LEOPARD

- Inhabited mountains of Canaan - So 4:8

- DESCRIBED AS

. Spotted - Jer 13:23

. Fierce and cruel - Jer 5:6

. Swift - Hab 1:8

- Lies in wait for its prey - Jer 5:6; Ho 13:7

- ILLUSTRATIVE

. Of God in his judgments - Ho 13:7

. Of the Macedonian empire - Da 7:6

. Of antichrist - Re 13:2

. (Tamed,) of the wicked subdued by the gospel - Isa 11:6


LEPROSY

- A common disease among the Jews - Lu 4:27

- INFECTED

. Men - Lu 17:12

. Women - Nu 12:10

. Houses - Le 14:34

. Garments - Le 13:47

- An incurable disease - 2Ki 5:7

- Often sent as a punishment for sin - Nu 12:9,10; 2Ch 26:19

- Often hereditary - 2Sa 3:29; 2Ki 5:27

- PARTS AFFECTED BY

. The hand - Ex 4:6

. The head - Le 13:44

. The forehead - 2Ch 26:19

. The beard - Le 13:30

. The whole body - Lu 5:12

- Often began with a bright red spot - Le 13:2,24

- Turned the skin white - Ex 4:6; 2Ki 5:27

- Turned the hair white or yellow - Le 13:3,10,30

- THE PRIESTS

. Judges and directors in cases of - De 24:8

. Examined persons suspected of - Le 13:2,9

. Shut up persons suspected of, seven days - Le 13:4

. Had rules for distinguishing - Le 13:5-44

. Examined all persons healed of - Le 14:2; Mt 8:4; Lu 17:14

- Ceremonies at cleansing of - Le 17:14

- THOSE AFFLICTED WITH

. Ceremonially unclean - Le 13:8,11,22,44

. Separated from intercourse with others - Nu 5:2; 12:14,15

. Associated together - 2Ki 7:3; Lu 17:12

. Dwelt in a separate house - 2Ki 15:5

. Cut off from God's house - 2Ch 26:21

. Excluded from priest's office - Le 22:2-4

. To have their heads bare, clothes rent, and lip covered - Le 13:45

. To cry unclean when approached - Le 13:45

- Less inveterate when it covered the whole body - Le 13:13

- Power of God manifested in curing - Nu 12:13,14; 2Ki 5:8-14

- Power of Christ manifested in curing - Mt 8:3; Lu 5:13; 17:13,14

- Christ gave power to heal - Mt 10:8

- GARMENTS

. Suspected of, shown to priest - Le 13:49

. Suspected of, shut up seven days - Le 13:50

. Infected with, to have the piece first torn out - Le 13:56

. Incurable infected with, burned - Le 13:51,52

. Suspected of, but not having, washed and pronounced clean - Le 13:53,54,58,59

- HOUSES

. Suspected of, reported to priest - Le 14:35

. Suspected of, emptied - Le 14:36

. Suspected of, inspected by priest - Le 14:37

. Suspected of, shut up seven days - Le 14:38

. To have the part infected with, first removed, and the rest scraped - Le 14:39,42

. Incurably infected with, pulled down and removed - Le 14:43-45

. Infected with, communicated uncleanness to everyone who entered them - Le 14:46,47

. Suspected of, but not infected, pronounced clean - Le 14:48

. Ceremonies at cleansing of - Le 14:49-53


LEVIATHAN

- Created by God - Ps 104:26

- Nature and habits of - Job 41:1-34

- God's power, exhibited in destroying - Ps 74:14

- ILLUSTRATIVE OF

. Powerful and cruel kings - Isa 27:1

. Power and severity of God - Job 41:10


LEVITES, THE

- Descended from Jacob's third son - Ge 29:34; Heb 7:9,10

- Prophecies respecting - Ge 49:5,7; De 33:8-11

- Originally consisted for three families or divisions - Nu 3:17; 1Ch 6:16-48

- Not numbered with Israel - Nu 1:47-49

- Numbered separately after the people from a month old - Nu 3:14-16,39

- FAMILIES, AS NUMBERED

. Of Gershom - Nu 3:18,21,22

. Of Kohath - Nu 3:19,27,28

. Of Merari - Nu 3:20,33,34

- Chosen by God for service of the sanctuary - 1Ch 15:2; Nu 3:6

- Were consecrated - Nu 8:6,14

- Taken instead of the first-born of Israel - Nu 3:12,13,40-45; 8:16-18

- Zeal against idolatry a cause of their appointment - Ex 32:26-28; De 33:9,10

- Entered on their service at twenty-five years of age - Nu 8:24

- Numbered as ministers at thirty - Nu 4:3,23-49

- Superannuated at fifty - Nu 8:25

- When superannuated required to perform the less arduous duties - Nu 8:26

- CEREMONIES AT CONSECRATION OF

. Cleansing and purifying - Nu 8:7

. Making a sin-offering for - Nu 8:8,12

. Elders of Israel laying their hands on them - Nu 8:9,10

. Presenting them to God as an offering for the people - Nu 8:11,15

. Setting before the priest and presenting them as their offering to God - Nu 8:13

- Given to Aaron and sons - Nu 3:9; 8:19

- Encamped round the tabernacle - Nu 1:50,52,53; 3:23,29,35

- Marched in the centre of Israel - Nu 2:17

- SERVICES OF

. Ministering to the Lord - De 10:8

. Ministering to priests - Nu 3:6,7; 18:2

. Ministering to the people - 2Ch 35:3

. Keeping the charge of the sanctuary - Nu 18:3; 1Ch 23:32

. Keeping sacred instruments and vessels - Nu 3:8; 1Ch 9:28,29

. Keeping sacred oil, flour - 1Ch 9:29,30

. Keeping sacred treasures - 1Ch 26:20

. Taking charge of the tithes, offerings - 2Ch 31:11-19; Ne 12:44

. Doing the service of tabernacle - Nu 8:19,22

. Taking down, putting up, and carrying the tabernacle - Nu 1:50,51; 4:5-33

. Preparing the sacrifices for the priests - 1Ch 23:31; 2Ch 35:11

. Preparing the show bread - 1Ch 9:31,32; 23:29

. Purifying the holy things - 1Ch 23:28

. Regulating weights and measures - 1Ch 23:29

. Teaching the people - 2Ch 17:8,9; 30:22; 35:3; Ne 8:7

. Blessing the people - De 10:8

. Keeping the gates of the temple - 1Ch 9:17-26; 23:5; 2Ch 35:15; Ne 12:25

. Conducting the sacred music - 1Ch 23:5-30; 2Ch 5:12,13; Ne 12:24,27-43

. Singing praises before the army - 2Ch 20:21,22

. Judging and deciding in controversies - De 17:9; 1Ch 23:4; 2Ch 19:8

- Guarded king's person and house in times of danger - 2Ki 11:5-9; 2Ch 23:5-7

- Had no inheritance in Israel - De 10:9; Jos 13:33; 14:3

- The Jews to be kind and benevolent to - De 12:12,18,19; 14:29; 16:11,14

- Eight and forty cities with extensive suburbs, appointed for - Nu 35:2-8

- The tithes given to, for their support - Nu 18:21,24; 2Ch 31:4,5; Ne 12:44,45; Heb 7:5

- Bound to give a tenth of their tithes to the priests - Nu 18:26-32

- Had a part of their offerings - De 18:1,2

- DAVID

. Numbered them first from thirty years old - 1Ch 23:2-3

. Divided them into four classed - 1Ch 23:4-6

. By his last words had them numbered from twenty years old - 1Ch 23:24,27

. Made them serve from twenty on account of the lightness of their duties - 1Ch 23:26,28-32

. Subdivided into 24 courses - 1Ch 23:6; 25:8-31

. Made them attend in courses - 2Ch 8:14; 31:17

- Served in courses after captivity - Ezr 6:18

- Had chiefs or officers over them - Nu 3:24,30,35; 1Ch 15:4-10; 2Ch 35:9; Ezr 8:29

- Were all under control of the high priest's deputy - Nu 3:32; 1Ch 9:20

- While in attendance lodged around the temple - 1Ch 9:27

- Punished with death for encroaching on the priestly office - Nu 18:3

- Punishment of Korah and others of, for offering incense - Nu 16:1-35


LIBERALITY

- Pleasing to God - 2Co 9:7; Heb 13:16

- God never forgets - Heb 6:10

- Christ set an example of - 2Co 8:9

- Characteristic of saints - Ps 112:9; Isa 32:8

- Unprofitable, without love - 1Co 13:3

- SHOULD BE EXERCISED

. In the service of God - Ex 35:21-29

. Toward saints - Ro 12:13; Ga 6:10

. Toward servants - De 15:12-14

. Toward the poor - De 15:11; Isa 58:7

. Toward strangers - Le 25:35

. Toward enemies - Pr 25:21

. Toward all men - Ga 6:10

. In leading to those in want - Mt 5:42

. In giving alms - Lu 12:33

. In relieving the destitute - Isa 58:7

. In forwarding missions - Php 4:14-16

. In rendering personal services - Php 2:30

. Without ostentation - Mt 6:1-3

. With simplicity - Ro 12:8

. According to ability - De 16:10,17; 1Co 16:2

. Willingly - Ex 25:2; 2Co 8:12

. Abundantly - 2Co 8:7; 9:11-13

- Exercise of, provokes others to - 2Co 9:2

- Labour to be enabled to exercise - Ac 20:35; Eph 4:28

- WANT OF

. Brings many a curse - Pr 28:27

. A proof of not loving God - 1Jo 3:17

. A proof of not having faith - Jas 2:14-16

- Blessings connected with - Ps 41:1; Pr 22:9; Ac 20:35

- Promises to - Ps 112:9; Pr 11:25; 28:27; Ec 11:1,2; Isa 58:10

- Exhortations to - Lu 3:11; 11:41; Ac 20:35; 1Co 16:1; 1Ti 6:17,18

- Exemplified

. Princes of Israel - Nu 7:2

. Boaz - Ru 2:16

. David - 2Sa 9:7,10

. Barzillai - 2Sa 17:28

. Araunah - 2Sa 24:22

. Shunammite - 2Ki 4:8,10

. Judah - 2Ch 24:10,11

. Nehemiah - Ne 7:70

. Jews - Ne 7:71,72

. Job - Job 29:15,16

. Nebuzaradan - Jer 40:4,5

. Joanna - Lu 8:3

. Zacchaeus - Lu 19:8

. Christians - Ac 2:45

. Barnabas - Ac 4:36,37

. Dorcas - Ac 9:36

. Cornelius - Ac 16:2

. Church of Antioch - Ac 11:29,30

. Lydia - Ac 16:15

. Paul - Ac 20:34

. Stephanas - 1Co 16:17

- Extraordinary - Exemplified

. Israelites - Ex 36:5

. Poor widow - Mr 12:42-44

. Churches of Macedonia - 2Co 8:1-5


LIBERTY, CHRISTIAN

- Foretold - Isa 42:7; 61:1

- CONFERRED

. By God - Col 1:13

. By Christ - Ga 4:3-5; 5:1

. By the Holy Spirit - Ro 8:15; 2Co 3:17

. Through the gospel - Joh 8:32

- Confirmed by Christ - Joh 8:36

- Proclaimed by Christ - Isa 61:1; Lu 4:18

- The service of Christ is - 1Co 7:22

- IS FREEDOM FROM

. The law - Ro 7:6; 8:2

. The curse of the law - Ga 3:13

. The fear of death - Heb 2:15

. Sin - Ro 6:7,18

. Corruption - Ro 8:21

. Bondage of man - 1Co 9:19

. Jewish ordinances - Ga 4:3; Col 2:20

- Called the glorious liberty of the children of God - Ro 8:21

- Saints are called to - Ga 5:13

- SAINTS SHOULD

. Praise God for - Ps 116:16,17

. Assert - 1Co 10:29

. Walk in - Ps 119:45

. Stand fast in - Ga 2:5; 5:1

. Not abuse - Ga 5:13; 1Pe 2:16

. Not offend others by - 1Co 8:9; 10:29,32

- The gospel is the law of - Jas 1:25; 2:12

- FALSE TEACHERS

. Promise, to others - 2Pe 2:19

. Abuse - Jude 1:4

. Try to destroy - Ga 2:4

- The wicked, devoid of - Joh 8:34; Ro 6:20

- Typified - Le 25:10-17; Ga 4:22-26,31


LIFE, ETERNAL

- Christ is - 1Jo 1:2; 5:20

- Revealed by Christ - Joh 6:68; 2Ti 1:10

- To know God and Christ is - Joh 17:3

- GIVEN

. By God - Ps 133:3; Ro 6:23

. By Christ - Joh 6:27; 10:28

. In Christ - 1Jo 5:11

. Through Christ - Ro 5:21; 6:23

. To all given to Christ - Joh 17:2

. To those who believe in God - Joh 5:24

. To those who believe in Christ - Joh 3:15,16; 6:40,47

. To those who hate life for Christ - Joh 12:25

. In answer to prayer - Ps 21:4

- Revealed in the Scriptures - Joh 5:39

- RESULTS FROM

. Drinking the water of life - Joh 4:14

. Eating the bread of life - Joh 6:50-58

. Eating of the tree of life - Re 2:7

- They who are ordained to, believe the gospel - Ac 13:48

- SAINTS

. Have promises of - 1Ti 4:8; 2Ti 1:1; Tit 1:2; 1Jo 2:25

. Have hope of - Tit 1:2; 3:7

. May have assurance of - 2Co 5:1; 1Jo 5:13

. Shall reap, through the Spirit - Ga 6:8

. Shall inherit - Mt 19:29

. Look for the mercy of God to - Jude 1:21

. Should lay hold of - 1Ti 6:12,19

. Are preserved to - Joh 10:28,29

. Shall rise to - Da 12:2; Joh 5:29

. Shall go into - Mt 25:46

. Shall reign in - Da 7:18; Ro 5:17

- The self-righteous think to inherit, by works - Mr 10:17

- Cannot be inherited by works - Ro 2:7; 3:10-19

- THE WICKED

. Have not - 1Jo 3:15

. Judge themselves unworthy of - Ac 13:46

- Exhortation to seek - Joh 6:27


LIFE, NATURAL

- God is the author of - Ge 2:7; Ac 17:28

- God preserves - Ps 36:6; 66:9

- Is in the hand of God - Job 12:10; Da 5:23

- Forfeited by sin - Ge 2:17; 3:17-19

- Of others, not to be taken away - Ex 20:13

- DESCRIBED AS

. Vain - Ec 6:12

. Limited - Job 7:1; 14:5

. Short - Job 14:1; Ps 89:47

. Uncertain - Jas 4:13-15

. Full of trouble - Job 14:1

- God's loving-kindness better than - Ps 63:3

- The value of - Job 2:4; Mt 6:25

- Preserved by discretion - Pr 13:3

- Sometimes prolonged, in answer to prayer - Isa 38:2-5; Jas 5:15

- Obedience to God, tends to prolong - De 30:20

- Obedience to parents, tends to prolong - Ex 20:12; Pr 4:10

- Cares and pleasures of, dangerous - Lu 8:14; 21:34; 2Ti 2:4

- Saints have true enjoyment of - Ps 128:2; 1Ti 4:8

- Of saints, specially protected by God - Job 2:6; Ac 18:10; 1Pe 3:13

- Of the wicked, not specially protected by God - Job 36:6; Ps 78:50

- The wicked have their portion of good, during - Ps 17:14; Lu 6:24; 16:25

- SHOULD BE SPENT IN

. The fear of God - 1Pe 1:17

. The service of God - Lu 1:75

. Living to God - Ro 14:8; Php 1:21

. Peace - Ro 12:18; 1Ti 2:2

. Doing good - Ec 3:12

- Should be taken all due care of - Mt 10:23; Ac 27:34

- Should be laid down, if necessary, for Christ - Mt 10:39; Lu 14:26; Ac 20:24

- Should be laid down, if necessary, for the brethren - Ro 16:4; 1Jo 3:16

- BE THANKFUL FOR

. The preservation of - Ps 103:4; Joh 2:6

. The supply of its wants - Ge 48:15

- The dissatisfied despise - Ec 2:17

- We know not what is good for us in - Ec 6:12

- Be not over-anxious to provide for its wants - Mt 6:25

- The enjoyment of, consists not in abundance of possessions - Lu 12:15

- IS COMPARED TO

. An eagle hasting to the prey - Job 9:26

. A pilgrimage - Ge 47:9

. A tale told - Ps 90:9

. A swift post - Job 9:25

. A swift ship - Job 9:26

. A hand-breadth - Ps 39:5

. A shepherd's tent removed - Isa 38:12

. A dream - Ps 73:20

. A sleep - Ps 90:5

. A vapour - Jas 4:14

. A shadow - Ec 6:12

. A thread cut by the weaver - Isa 38:12

. A weaver's shuttle - Job 7:6

. A flower - Job 14:2

. Grass - 1Pe 1:24

. Water spilt on the ground - 2Sa 14:14

. Wind - Job 7:7

- Shortness of, should lead to spiritual improvement - De 32:29; Ps 90:12

- Sometimes judicially shortened - 1Sa 2:32,33; Job 36:14

- Miraculously restored by Christ - Mt 9:18,25; Lu 7:15,22; Joh 11:43


LIFE, SPIRITUAL

- God is the Author of - Ps 36:9; Col 2:13

- Christ is the Author of - Joh 5:21,25; 6:33,51-53; 14:6; 1Jo 4:9

- The Holy Spirit is the Author of - Eze 37:14; Ro 8:9-13

- The word of God is the instrument of - Isa 55:3; 2Co 3:6; 1Pe 4:6

- Is hidden with Christ - Col 3:3

- The fear of God is - Pr 14:27; 19:23

- Spiritual-mindedness is - Ro 8:6

- IS MAINTAINED BY

. Christ - Joh 6:57; 1Co 10:3,4

. Faith - Ga 2:20

. The word of God - De 8:3; Mt 4:4

. Prayer - Ps 69:32

- Has its origin in the new-birth - Joh 3:3-8

- Has its infancy - Lu 10:21; 1Co 3:1,2; 1Jo 2:12

- Has its youth - 1Jo 2:13,14

- Has its maturity - Eph 4:13; 1Jo 2:13,14

- IS DESCRIBED AS

. A life to God - Ro 6:11; Ga 2:19

. Newness of life - Ro 6:4

. Living in the Spirit - Ga 5:25

- Revived by God - Ps 85:6; Ho 6:2

- Evidenced by love to the brethren - 1Jo 3:14

- All saints have - Eph 2:1,5; Col 2:13

- Should animate the services of saints - Ro 12:1; 1Co 14:15

- Saints praise God for - Ps 119:175

- Seek to grow in - Eph 4:15; 1Pe 2:2

- Pray for the increase of - Ps 119:25; 143:11

- The wicked alienated from - Eph 4:18

- Lovers of pleasure destitute of - 1Ti 5:6

- Hypocrites destitute of - Jude 1:12; Re 3:1

- Illustrated - Eze 37:9,10; Lu 15:24


LIGHT

- God the only source of - Jas 1:17

- Created by God - Ge 1:3; Isa 45:7

- Separated from darkness - Ge 1:4

- Sun, moon, and stars appointed to communicate to the earth - Ge 1:14-17; Jer 31:35

- DIVIDED INTO

. Natural - Job 24:14; Isa 5:30

. Extraordinary or miraculous - Ex 14:20; Ps 78:14; Ac 9:3; 12:7

. Artificial - Jer 25:10; Ac 16:29

- Communicated to the body through the eye - Pr 15:30; Mt 6:22

- DESCRIBED AS

. White and pure - Mt 17:2

. Bright - Job 37:21

. Shining - 2Sa 23:4; Job 41:18

. Diffusive - Job 25:3; 36:30

. Useful and precious - Ec 2:13

. Agreeable - Ec 11:7

. Manifesting objects - Joh 3:20,21; Eph 5:13

- The theory of, beyond man's comprehension - Job 38:19,20,24

- ILLUSTRATIVE OF

. Glory of God - Ps 104:2; 1Ti 6:16

. Purity of God - 1Jo 1:5

. Wisdom of God - Da 2:22

. Guidance of God - Ps 27:1; 36:9

. Favour of God - Ps 4:6; Isa 2:5

. Christ the source of all wisdom - Lu 2:32; Joh 1:4,9; 8:12; 12:46

. Glory of Christ - Ac 9:3,5; 26:13

. Purity of Christ - Mt 17:2

. Word of God - Ps 119:105,130; 2Pe 1:19

. Gospel - 2Co 4:4; 1Pe 2:9

. Ministers - Mt 5:14; Joh 5:35

. Wise rulers - 2Sa 21:17; 23:4

. The soul of man - Job 18:5,6

. Saints - Lu 16:8; Eph 5:8; Php 2:15

. Future glory of saints - Ps 97:11; Col 1:12

. The path of the just - Pr 4:18

. The glory of the church - Isa 60:1-3

. Whatever makes manifest - Joh 3:21; Eph 5:13


LION, THE

- Canaan infested by - 2Ki 17:25,26

- DESCRIBED AS

. Superior in strength - Jud 14:18; Pr 30:30

. Active - De 33:22

. Courageous - 2Sa 17:10

. Fearless even of man - Isa 31:4; Na 2:11

. Fierce - Job 10:16; 28:8

. Voracious - Ps 17:12

. Majestic in movement - Pr 30:29,30

- Greatness of its teeth alluded to - Ps 58:6; Joe 1:6

- God's power exhibited in restraining - 1Ki 13:28; Da 6:22,27

- God provides for - Job 38:39; Ps 104:21,28

- Lurks for its prey - Ps 10:9

- Roars when seeking prey - Ps 104:21; Isa 31:4

- Rends its prey - De 33:20; Ps 7:2

- Often carries its prey to its den - Na 2:12

- Conceals itself by day - Ps 104:22

- Often perishes for lack of food - Job 4:11

- INHABITS

. Forests - Jer 5:6

. Thickets - Jer 4:7

. Mountains - So 4:8

. Deserts - Isa 30:6

- Attacks the sheepfolds - 1Sa 17:34; Am 3:12; Mic 5:8

- Attacks and destroys men - 1Ki 13:24; 20:36

- Universal terror caused by roaring of - Jer 2:15; Am 3:8

- Criminals often thrown to - Da 6:7,16,24

- Hunting of, alluded to - Job 10:16

- SLAIN BY

. Samson - Jud 14:5,6

. David - 1Sa 17:35,36

. Benaiah - 2Sa 23:20

- A swarm of bees found in the carcass of, by Samson - Jud 14:8

- Disobedient prophet slain by - 1Ki 13:24,26

- ILLUSTRATIVE

. Of Israel - Nu 24:9

. Of the tribe of Judah - Ge 49:9

. Of the tribe of Gad - De 33:20

. Of Christ - Re 5:5

. Of God in protecting his church - Isa 31:4

. Of God in executing judgments - Isa 38:13; La 3:10; Ho 5:14; 13:8

. Of boldness of saints - Pr 28:1

. Of brave men - 2Sa 1:23; 23:20

. Of cruel and powerful enemies - Isa 5:29; Jer 49:19; 51:38

. Of persecutors - Ps 22:13; 2Ti 4:17

. Of the devil - 1Pe 5:8

. Of imaginary fears of the slothful - Pr 22:13; 26:13

. (Tamed,) of the natural man subdued by grace - Isa 11:7; 65:25

. (Roaring of,) of a king's wrath - Pr 19:12; 20:2


LOCUST, THE

- A small insect - Pr 30:24,27

- Clean and fit for food - Le 11:21,22

- DESCRIBED AS

. Wise - Pr 30:24,27

. Voracious - Ex 10:15

. Rapid in movement - Isa 33:4

. Like to horses prepared for battle - Joe 2:4; Re 9:7

- Carried every way by the wind - Ex 10:13,19

- Immensely numerous - Ps 105:34; Na 3:15

- Flies in bands and with order - Pr 30:27

- One of the plagues of Egypt - Ex 10:4-15

- THE JEWS

. Used as food - Mt 3:4

. Threatened with, as a punishment for sin - De 28:38,42

. Deprecated the plague of - 1Ki 8:37,38

. Often plagued by - Joe 1:4; 2:25

. Promised deliverance from the plague of, on humiliation - 2Ch 7:13,14

- ILLUSTRATIVE

. Of destructive enemies - Joe 1:6,7; 2:2-9

. Of false teachers of the apostasy - Re 9:3

. Of ungodly rulers - Na 3:17

. (Destruction of,) of destruction of God's enemies - Na 3:15


LONG-SUFFERING OF GOD, THE

- Is part of his character - Ex 34:6; Nu 14:18; Ps 86:15

- Salvation, the object of - 2Pe 3:15

- Through Christ's intercession - Lu 13:8

- Should lead to repentance - Ro 2:4; 2Pe 3:9

- An encouragement to repent - Joe 2:13

- Exhibited in forgiving sins - Ro 3:25

- EXERCISED TOWARD

. His people - Isa 30:18; Eze 20:17

. The wicked - Ro 9:22; 1Pe 3:20

- Plead in prayer - Jer 15:15

- Limits set to - Ge 6:3; Jer 44:22

- THE WICKED

. Abuse - Ec 8:11; Mt 24:48,49

. Despise - Ro 2:4

. Punished for despising - Ne 9:30; Mt 24:48-51; Ro 2:5

- Illustrated - Lu 13:6,9

- Exemplified

. Manasseh - 2Ch 33:10-13

. Israel - Ps 78:38; Isa 48:9

. Jerusalem - Mt 23:37

. Paul - 1Ti 1:16


LOVE OF CHRIST, THE

- To the Father - Ps 91:14; Joh 14:31

- To his church - So 4:8,9; 5:1; Joh 15:9; Eph 5:24

- To those who love him - Pr 8:17; Joh 14:21

- MANIFESTED IN HIS

. Coming to seek the lost - Lu 19:10

. Praying for his enemies - Lu 23:34

. Giving himself for us - Ga 2:20

. Dying for us - Joh 15:13; 1Jo 3:16

. Washing away our sins - Re 1:5

. Interceding for us - Heb 7:25; 9:24

. Sending the Spirit - Ps 68:18; Joh 16:7

. Rebukes and chastisements - Re 3:19

- Passes knowledge - Eph 3:19

- To be imitated - Joh 13:34; 15:12; Eph 5:2; 1Jo 3:16

- TO SAINTS, IS

. Unquenchable - So 8:7

. Constraining - 2Co 5:14

. Unchangeable - Joh 13:1

. Indissoluble - Ro 8:35

- Obedient saints abide in - Joh 15:10

- Saints obtain victory through - Ro 8:37

- Is the banner over his saints - So 2:4

- Is the ground of his saints love to him - Lu 7:47

- To saints, shall be acknowledge even by enemies - Re 3:9

- Illustrated - Mt 18:11-13

- Exemplified towards

. Peter - Lu 22:32,61

. Lazarus - Joh 11:5,36

. His apostles - Joh 13:1,34

. John - Joh 13:23


LOVE OF GOD, THE

- Is a part of his character - 2Co 13:11; 1Jo 4:8

- Christ, the especial object of - Joh 15:9; 17:26

- Christ abides in - Joh 15:10

- DESCRIBED AS

. Sovereign - De 7:8; 10:15

. Great - Eph 2:4

. Abiding - Zep 3:17

. Unfailing - Isa 49:15,16

. Unalienable - Ro 8:39

. Constraining - Ho 11:4

. Everlasting - Jer 31:3

- Irrespective of merit - De 7:7; Job 7:17

- MANIFESTED TOWARDS

. Perishing sinners - Joh 3:16; Tit 3:4

. His saints - Joh 16:27; 17:23; 2Th 2:16; 1Jo 4:16

. The destitute - De 10:18

. The cheerful giver - 2Co 9:7

- EXHIBITED IN

. The giving of Christ - Joh 3:16

. The sending of Christ - 1Jo 4:9

. Christ's dying for us while sinners - Ro 5:8; 1Jo 4:10

. Election - Mal 1:2,3; Ro 9:11-13

. Adoption - 1Jo 3:1

. Redemption - Isa 43:3,4; 63:9

. Freeness of salvation - Tit 3:4-7

. Forgiving sin - Isa 38:17

. Quickening of souls - Eph 2:4,5

. Drawing us to himself - Ho 11:4

. Temporal blessings - De 7:13

. Chastisements - Heb 12:6

. Defeating evil counsels - De 23:5

- Shed abroad in the heart by the Holy Spirit - Ro 5:5

- Saints know and believe - 1Jo 4:16

- Saints should abide in - Jude 1:21

- PERFECTED IN SAINTS

. By obedience - 1Jo 2:5

. By brotherly love - 1Jo 4:12

- The source of our love to him - 1Jo 4:19

- To be sought in prayer - 2Co 13:14


LOVE TO CHRIST

- Exhibited by God - Mt 17:5; Joh 5:20

- Exhibited by saints - 1Pe 1:8

- His personal excellence is deserving of - So 5:9-16

- His love to us a motive to - 2Co 5:14

- MANIFESTED IN

. Seeking him - So 3:2

. Obeying him - Joh 14:15,21,23

. Ministering to him - Mt 27:55; 25:40

. Preferring him to all others - Mt 10:37

. Taking up the cross for Him - Mt 10:38

- A characteristic of saints - So 1:4

- An evidence of adoption - Joh 8:42

- SHOULD BE

. Sincere - Eph 6:24

. With the soul - So 1:7

. In proportion to our mercies - Lu 7:47

. Supreme - Mt 10:37

. Ardent - So 2:5; 8:6

. Unquenchable - So 8:7

. Even to death - Ac 21:13; Re 12:11

- Promises to - 2Ti 4:8; Jas 1:12

- Increase of, to be prayed for - Php 1:9

- Pray for grace to those who have - Eph 6:24

- THEY WHO HAVE

. Are loved by the Father - Joh 14:21,23; 16:27

. Are loved by Christ - Pr 8:17; Joh 14:21

. Enjoy communion with God and Christ - Joh 14:23

- Decrease of, rebuked - Re 2:4

- Want of, denounced - 1Co 16:22

- The wicked, destitute of - Ps 35:19; Joh 15:18,25

- Exemplified

. Joseph of Arimathaea - Mt 27:57-60

. Penitent woman - Lu 7:47

. Certain women - Lu 23:28

. Thomas - Joh 11:16

. Mary Magdalene - Joh 20:11

. Peter - Joh 21:15-17

. Paul - Ac 21:13


LOVE TO GOD

- Commanded - De 11:1; Jos 22:5

- The first great commandment - Mt 22:38

- With all the heart - De 6:5; Mt 22:37

- Better than all sacrifices - Mr 12:33

- PRODUCED BY

. The Holy Spirit - Ga 5:22; 2Th 3:5

. The love of God to us - 1Jo 4:19

. Answers to prayer - Ps 116:1

- Exhibited by Christ - Joh 14:31

- A characteristic of saints - Ps 5:11

- SHOULD PRODUCE

. Joy - Ps 5:11

. Love to saints - 1Jo 5:1

. Hatred of sin - Ps 97:10

. Obedience to God - De 30:20; 1Jo 5:3

- Perfected in obedience - 1Jo 2:5

- Perfected, gives boldness - 1Jo 4:17,18

- God, faithful to those who have - De 7:9

- THEY WHO HAVE

. Are known of him - 1Co 8:3

. Are preserved by him - Ps 145:20

. Are delivered by him - Ps 91:14

. Partake of his mercy - Ex 20:6; De 7:9

. Have all things working for their good - Ro 8:28

- Persevere in - Jude 1:21

- Exhort one another to - Ps 31:23

- Pray for - 2Th 3:5

- The love of the world is a proof of not having - 1Jo 2:15

- They who love not others, are without - 1Jo 4:20

- Hypocrites, without - Lu 11:42; Joh 5:42

- The uncharitable, without - 1Jo 3:17

- God tries the sincerity of - De 13:3

- Promises connected with - De 11:13-15; Ps 69:36; Isa 56:6,7; Jas 1:12


LOVE TO MAN

- Is of God - 1Jo 4:7

- Commanded by God - 1Jo 4:21

- Commanded by Christ - Joh 13:34; 15:12; 1Jo 3:23

- After the example of Christ - Joh 13:34; 15:12; Eph 5:2

- Taught by God - 1Th 4:9

- Faith works by - Ga 5:6

- A fruit of the Spirit - Ga 5:22; Col 1:8

- Purity of heart leads to - 1Pe 1:22

- Explained - 1Co 13:4-7

- Is an active principle - 1Th 1:3; Heb 6:10

- Is an abiding principle - 1Co 13:8,13

- Is the second great commandment - Mt 22:37-39

- Is the end of the commandment - 1Ti 1:5

- Supernatural gifts are nothing without - 1Co 13:1,2

- The greatest sacrifices are nothing without - 1Co 13:3

- Especially enjoined upon ministers - 1Ti 4:12; 2Ti 2:22

- SAINTS SHOULD

. Put on - Col 3:14

. Follow after - 1Co 14:1

. Abound in - Php 1:9; 1Th 3:12

. Continue in - 1Ti 2:15; Heb 13:1

. Provoke each other to - 2Co 8:7; 9:2; Heb 10:24

. Be sincere in - Ro 12:9; 2Co 6:6; 8:8; 1Jo 3:18

. Be disinterested in - 1Co 10:24; 13:5; Php 2:4

. Be fervent in - 1Pe 1:22; 4:8

- Should be connected with brotherly kindness - Ro 12:10; 2Pe 1:7

- Should be with a pure heart - 1Pe 1:22

- All things should be done with - 1Co 16:14

- SHOULD BE EXHIBITED, TOWARD

. Saints - 1Pe 2:17; 1Jo 5:1

. Ministers - 1Th 5:13

. Our families - Eph 5:25; Tit 2:4

. Fellow-countrymen - Ex 32:32; Ro 9:2,3; 10:1

. Strangers - Le 19:34; De 10:19

. Enemies - Ex 23:4,5; 2Ki 6:22; Mt 5:44; Ro 12:14,20; 1Pe 3:9

. All men - Ga 6:10

- SHOULD BE EXHIBITED, IN

. Ministering to the wants of others - Mt 25:35; Heb 6:10

. Loving each other - Ga 5:13

. Relieving strangers - Le 25:35; Mt 25:36

. Clothing the naked - Isa 58:7; Mt 25:36

. Visiting the sick - Job 31:16-22; Jas 1:27

. Sympathising - Ro 12:15; 1Co 12:26

. Supporting the weak - Ga 6:2; 1Th 5:14

. Covering the faults of others - Pr 10:12; 1Pe 4:8

. Forgiving injuries - Eph 4:32; Col 3:13

. Forbearing - Eph 4:2

. Rebuking - Le 19:17; Mt 18:15

- Necessary to true happiness - Pr 15:17

- The love of God is a motive to - Joh 13:34; 1Jo 4:11

- AN EVIDENCE OF

. Being in the light - 1Jo 2:10

. Discipleship with Christ - Joh 13:35

. Spiritual life - 1Jo 3:14

- Is the fulfilling of the law - Ro 13:8-10; Ga 5:14; Jas 2:8

- Love to self is the measure of - Mr 12:33

- Is good and pleasant - Ps 133:1,2

- Is a bond of union - Col 2:2

- Is the bond of perfectness - Col 3:14

- Hypocrites, devoid of - 1Jo 2:9,11; 4:20

- The wicked devoid of - 1Jo 3:10

- Exemplified

. Joseph - Ge 45:15

. Ruth - Ru 1:16,17

. Jonathan - 1Sa 20:17,41,42

. Obadiah - 1Ki 18:4

. Centurion - Lu 7:5

. The Church - Ac 2:46; Heb 10:33,34

. Lydia - Ac 16:15

. Aquila - Ro 16:3,4

. Paul - 2Co 6:11,12

. Epaphroditus - Php 2:25,26,30

. Philippians - Php 4:15-19

. Colossians - Col 1:4

. Thessalonians - 1Th 3:6

. Onesiphorus - 2Ti 1:16-18

. Philemon - Phm 1:7-9

. Moses - Heb 11:25


LOVING-KINDNESS OF GOD, THE

- Is through Christ - Eph 2:7; Tit 3:4-6

- DESCRIBED AS

. Great - Ne 9:17

. Excellent - Ps 36:7

. Good - Ps 69:16

. Marvellous - Ps 17:7; 31:21

. Multitudinous - Isa 63:7

. Everlasting - Isa 54:8

. Merciful - Ps 117:2

. Better than life - Ps 63:3

- Consideration of the dealings of God gives a knowledge of - Ps 107:43

- SAINTS

. Betrothed in - Ho 2:19

. Drawn by - Jer 31:3

. Preserved by - Ps 40:11

. Quickened after - Ps 119:88

. Comforted by - Ps 119:76

. Look for mercy through - Ps 51:1

. Receive mercy through - Isa 54:8

. Are heard according to - Ps 119:149

. Are ever mindful of - Ps 26:3; 48:9

. Should expect, in affliction - Ps 42:7,8

. Crowned with - Ps 103:4

- Never utterly taken from saints - Ps 89:33; Isa 54:10

- Former manifestations of, to be pleaded in prayer - Ps 25:6; 89:49

- PRAY FOR THE

. Exhibition of - Ps 17:7; 143:8

. Continuance of - Ps 36:10

. Extension of - Ge 24:12; 2Sa 2:6

- Praise God for - Ps 92:2; 138:2

- Proclaim - Ps 40:10


LYING

- Forbidden - Le 19:11; Col 3:9

- Hateful to God - Pr 6:16-19

- An abomination to God - Pr 12:22

- A hindrance to prayer - Isa 59:2,3

- The devil, the father of - Joh 8:44

- The devil excites men to - 1Ki 22:22; Ac 5:3

- SAINTS

. Hate - Ps 119:163; Pr 13:5

. Avoid - Isa 63:8; Zep 3:13

. Respect not those who practise - Ps 40:4

. Reject those who practise - Ps 101:7

. Pray to be preserved from - Ps 119:29; Pr 30:8

- Unbecoming in rulers - Pr 17:7

- The evil of rulers hearkening to - Pr 29:12

- False prophets addicted to - Jer 23:14; Eze 22:28

- False witnesses addicted to - Pr 14:5,25

- Antinomians guilty of - 1Jo 1:6; 2:4

- Hypocrites addicted to - Ho 11:12

- Hypocrites, a seed of - Isa 57:4

- THE WICKED

. Addicted to, from their infancy - Ps 58:3

. Love - Ps 52:3

. Delight in - Ps 62:4

. Seek after - Ps 4:2

. Prepare their tongues for - Jer 9:3,5

. Bring forth - Ps 7:14

. Give heed to - Pr 17:4

- A characteristic of the Apostasy - 2Th 2:9; 1Ti 4:2

- LEADS TO

. Hatred - Pr 26:28

. Love of impure conversation - Pr 17:4

- Often accompanied by gross crimes - Ho 4:1,2

- Folly of concealing hatred by - Pr 10:18

- Vanity of getting riches by - Pr 21:6

- Shall be detected - Pr 12:19

- Poverty preferable to - Pr 19:22

- Excludes from heaven - Re 21:27; 22:15

- They who are guilty of, shall be cast into hell - Re 21:8

- Punishment for - Ps 5:6; 120:3,4; Pr 19:5; Jer 50:36

- Exemplified

. The devil - Ge 3:4

. Cain - Ge 4:9

. Sarah - Ge 18:15

. Jacob - Ge 27:19

. Joseph's brethren - Ge 37:31,32

. Gibeonites - Jos 9:9-13

. Samson - Jud 16:10

. Saul - 1Sa 15:13

. Michal - 1Sa 19:14

. David - 1Sa 21:2

. Prophet of Bethel - 1Ki 13:18

. Gehazi - 2Ki 5:22

. Job's friends - Job 13:4

. Ninevites - Na 3:1

. Peter - Mt 26:72

. Ananias - Ac 5:5

. Cretans - Tit 1:12




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