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RAIN

- Occasioned by the condensing of the clouds - Job 36:27,28; Ps 77:17; Ec 11:3

- GOD

. Made a decree for - Job 28:26

. Prepares - Ps 147:8

. Gives - Job 5:10

. Causes, to come down - Joe 2:23

. Exhibits goodness in giving - Ac 14:17

. Exhibits greatness in giving - Job 36:26,27

. Sends upon the evil and good - Mt 5:45

. Should be praised for - Ps 147:7,8

. Should be feared on account of - Jer 5:24

- Impotence of idols exhibited in not being able to give - Jer 14:22

- Not sent upon the earth immediately after creation - Ge 2:5

- Rarely falls in Egypt - De 11:10; Zec 14:18

- Canaan abundantly supplied with - De 11:11

- DESIGNED FOR

. Refreshing the earth - Ps 68:9; 72:6

. Making fruitful the earth - Heb 6:7

. Replenishing the springs and fountains of the earth - Ps 104:8

- Promised in due season to the obedient - Le 26:4; De 11:14; Eze 34:26,27

- Frequently withheld on account of iniquity - De 11:17; Jer 3:3; 5:25; Am 4:7

- THE WANT OF

. Causes the earth to open - Job 29:23; Jer 14:4

. Dries up springs and fountains - 1Ki 17:7

. Occasions famine - 1Ki 18:1,2

. Removed by prayer - 1Ki 8:35,36; Jas 5:18

- Withheld for three years and six months in the days of Elijah - 1Ki 17:1; Jas 5:17

- DIVIDED INTO

. Great - Ezr 10:9

. Plentiful - Ps 68:9

. Overflowing - Eze 38:22

. Sweeping - Pr 28:3

. Small - Job 37:6

- The former, after harvest, to prepare for sowing - De 11:14; Jer 5:24

- The latter, before harvest - Joe 2:23; Zec 10:1

- The rainbow often appears during - Ge 9:14; Eze 1:28

- Often succeeded by heat and sunshine - 2Sa 23:4; Isa 18:4

- The appearance of a cloud from the west indicated - 1Ki 18:44; Lu 12:54

- The north wind drives away - Pr 25:23

- Unusual in harvest time - Pr 26:1

- Thunder and lightning often with - Ps 135:7

- Storm and tempest often with - Mt 7:25,27

- INSTANCES OF EXTRAORDINARY

. Time of the flood - Ge 7:4,12

. Plague of, upon Egypt - Ex 9:18,23

. During wheat harvest in the days of Samuel - 1Sa 12:17,18

. After long drought in Ahab's reign - 1Ki 18:45

. After the captivity - Ezr 10:9,13

- Often impeded travelling in the east - 1Ki 18:44; Isa 4:6

- Often destroyed houses - Eze 13:13-15; Mt 7:27

- ILLUSTRATIVE

. Of the word of God - Isa 55:10,11

. Of the doctrine of faithful ministers - De 32:2

. Of Christ in the communication of his graces - Ps 72:6; Ho 6:3

. Of spiritual blessings - Ps 68:9; 84:6; Eze 34:26

. Of righteousness - Ho 10:12

. (Destructive,) of God's judgments - Job 20:23; Ps 11:6; Eze 38:22

. (Destructive,) of a poor man oppressing the poor - Pr 28:3


RAVEN, THE

- Unclean and not to be eaten - Le 11:15; De 14:14

- Called the raven of the valley - Pr 30:17

- DESCRIBED AS

. Black - So 5:11

. Solitary in disposition - Isa 34:11

. Improvident - Lu 12:24

. Carnivorous - Pr 30:17

- God provides food for - Job 38:41; Ps 147:9; Lu 12:24

- Sent by Noah from the ark - Ge 8:7

- Elijah fed by - 1Ki 17:4-6

- Plumage of, illustrative of the glory of Christ - So 5:11


REAPING

- Is the cutting of the corn in harvest - Job 24:6; Le 23:10

- The sickle used for - De 16:9; Mr 4:29

- Both men and women engaged in - Ru 2:8,9

- THE JEWS NOT TO REAP

. The corners of their fields - Le 19:9; 23:22

. During the Sabbatical year - Le 25:5

. During the year of jubilee - Le 25:11

. The fields of others - De 23:25

- Mode of gathering the corn for, alluded to - Ps 129:7; Isa 17:5

- Corn after, was bound up into sheaves - Ge 37:7; Ps 129:7

- PERSONS ENGAGED IN

. Under the guidance of a steward - Ru 2:5,6

. Visited by the master - Ru 2:4; 2Ki 4:18

. Fed by the master who himself presided at their meals - Ru 2:14

. Received wages - Joh 4:36; Jas 5:4

- A time of great rejoicing - Ps 126:5,6

- The Jews often hindered from, on account of their sins - Mic 6:15

- Often unprofitable on account of sin - Jer 12:13

- ILLUSTRATIVE OF

. Receiving the reward of wickedness - Job 4:8; Pr 22:8; Ho 8:7; Ga 6:8

. Receiving the reward of righteousness - Ho 10:12; Ga 6:8,9

. Ministers receiving temporal provision for spiritual labours - 1Co 9:11

. Gathering in souls to God - Joh 4:38

. The judgments of God on the antichristian world - Re 14:14-16

. The final judgment - Mt 13:30,39-43


REBELLION AGAINST GOD

- Forbidden - Nu 14:9; Jos 22:19

- Provokes God - Nu 16:30; Ne 9:26

- Provokes Christ - Ex 23:20,21; 1Co 10:9

- Vexes the Holy Spirit - Isa 63:10

- EXHIBITED IN

. Unbelief - De 9:23; Ps 106:24,25

. Rejecting his government - 1Sa 8:7; 15:23

. Revolting from him - Isa 1:5; 31:6

. Despising his law - Ne 9:26

. Despising his counsels - Ps 107:11

. Distrusting his power - Eze 17:15

. Murmuring against him - Nu 20:3,10

. Refusing to hearken to him - De 9:23; Eze 20:8; Zec 7:11

. Departing from him - Isa 59:13

. Rebellion against governors appointed by him - Jos 1:18

. Departing from his precepts - Da 9:5

. Departing from his instituted worship - Ex 32:8,9; Jos 22:16-19

. Sinning against light - Job 24:13; Joh 15:22; Ac 13:41

. Walking after our own thoughts - Isa 65:2

- CONNECTED WITH

. Stubbornness - De 31:27

. Injustice and corruption - Isa 1:23

. Contempt of God - Ps 107:11

. Man is prone to - De 31:27; Ro 7:14-18

. The heart is the seat of - Jer 5:23; Mt 15:18,19; Heb 3:12

- THEY WHO ARE GUILTY OF

. Aggravate their sin by - Job 34:27

. Practise hypocrisy to hide - Ho 7:14

. Persevere in - De 9:7,24

. Increase in, though chastised - Isa 1:5

. Warned not to exalt themselves - Ps 66:7

. Denounced - Isa 30:1

. Have God as their enemy - Isa 63:10

. Have God's hand against them - 1Sa 12:15; Ps 106:26,27

. Impoverished for - Ps 68:6

. Brought low for - Ps 107:11,12

. Delivered into the hands of enemies on account of - Ne 9:26,27

. Cast out in their sins for - Ps 5:10

. Cast out of the church for - Eze 20:38

. Restored through Christ alone - Ps 68:18

- Heinousness of - 1Sa 15:23

- GUILT OF

. Aggravated by God's fatherly care - Isa 1:2

. Aggravated by God's unceasing invitations to return to him - Isa 65:2

. To be deprecated - Jos 22:29

. To be confessed - La 1:18,20; Da 9:5

- God alone can forgive - Da 9:9

- God is ready to forgive - Ne 9:17

- Religious instruction designed to prevent - Ps 78:5,8

- Promises to those who avoid - De 28:1-13; 1Sa 12:14

- Forgiven upon repentance - Ne 9:26,27

- MINISTERS

. Cautioned against - Eze 2:8

. Sent to those guilty of - Eze 2:3-7; 3:4-9; Mr 12:4-8

. Should warn against - Nu 14:9

. Should testify against - Isa 30:8,9; Eze 17:12; 44:6

. Should remind their people of past - De 9:7; 31:27

- Punishment for - Le 26:14-39; 1Sa 12:15; Isa 1:20; Jer 4:16-18; Eze 20:8,38

- Punishment for teaching - Jer 28:16

- Ingratitude of-Illustrated - Isa 1:2,3

- Exemplified

. Pharaoh - Ex 5:1,2

. Korah - Nu 16:11

. Moses and Aaron - Nu 20:12,24

. Israelites - De 9:23,24

. Saul - 1Sa 15:9,23

. Jeroboam - 1Ki 12:28-33

. Zedekiah - 2Ch 36:13

. Kingdom of Israel - Ho 7:14; 13:16


RECHABITES

- Descended from Hemath - 1Ch 2:55

- The head of, assisted Jehu in his conspiracy against the house of Ahab - 2Ki 10:15-17

- Prohibited by Jonadab from forming settlements or drinking wine - Jer 35:6-8

- Obedience of, a sign to Israel - Jer 35:12-17

- Perpetuity to, promised - Jer 35:18,19


RECONCILIATION WITH GOD

- Predicted - Da 9:24; Isa 53:5

- Proclaimed by angels at the birth of Christ - Lu 2:14

- Blotting out the hand-writing of ordinances is necessary to - Eph 2:16; Col 2:14

- EFFECTED FOR MEN

. By God in Christ - 2Co 5:19

. By Christ as High Priest - Heb 2:17

. By the death of Christ - Ro 5:10; Eph 2:16; Col 1:21,22

. By the blood of Christ - Eph 2:13; Col 1:20

. While alienated from God - Col 1:21

. Without strength - Ro 5:6

. Yet sinners - Ro 5:8

. While enemies to God - Ro 5:10

- The ministry of committed to ministers - 2Co 5:18,19

- Ministers, in Christ's stead, should beseech men to seek - 2Co 5:20

- EFFECTS OF

. Peace of God - Ro 5:1; Eph 2:16,17

. Access to God - Ro 5:2; Eph 2:18

. Union of Jews and Gentiles - Eph 2:14

. Union of things in heaven and earth - Col 1:20; Eph 1:10

- A pledge of final salvation - Ro 5:10

- Necessity for-Illustrated - Mt 5:24-26

- Typified - Le 8:15; 16:20


REDEMPTION

- Defined - 1Co 6:20; 7:23

- Is of God - Isa 44:21-23; 43:1; Lu 1:68

- Is by Christ - Mt 20:28; Ga 3:13

- Is by the blood of Christ - Ac 20:28; Heb 9:12; 1Pe 1:19; Re 5:9

- Christ sent to effect - Ga 4:4,5

- Christ is made, to us - 1Co 1:30

- IS FROM

. The bondage of the law - Ga 4:5

. The curse of the law - Ga 3:13

. The power of sin - Ro 6:18,22

. The power of the grave - Ps 49:15

. All troubles - Ps 25:22

. All iniquity - Ps 130:8; Tit 2:14

. All evil - Ge 48:16

. The present evil world - Ga 1:4

. Vain conversation - 1Pe 1:18

. Enemies - Ps 106:10,11; Jer 15:21

. Death - Ho 13:14

. Destruction - Ps 103:4

- Man cannot effect - Ps 49:7

- Corruptible things cannot purchase - 1Pe 1:18

- PROCURES FOR US

. Justification - Ro 3:24

. Forgiveness of sin - Eph 1:7; Col 1:14

. Adoption - Ga 4:4,5

. Purification - Tit 2:14

- The present life, the only season for - Job 36:18,19

- DESCRIBED AS

. Precious - Ps 49:8

. Plenteous - Ps 130:7

. Eternal - Heb 9:12

- SUBJECTS OF

. The soul - Ps 49:8

. The body - Ro 8:23

. The life - Ps 103:4; La 3:58

. The inheritance - Eph 1:14

- MANIFESTS THE

. Power of God - Isa 50:2

. Grace of God - Isa 52:3

. Love and pity of God - Isa 63:9; Joh 3:16; Ro 6:8; 1Jo 4:10

- A subject for praise - Isa 44:22,23; 51:11

- Old Testament saints partakers of - Heb 9:15

- THEY WHO PARTAKE OF

. Are the property of God - Isa 43:1; 1Co 6:20

. Are first-fruits to God - Re 14:4

. Are a peculiar people - 2Sa 7:23; Tit 2:14; 1Pe 2:9

. Are assured of - Job 19:25; Ps 31:5

. Are sealed to the day of - Eph 4:30

. Are Zealous of good works - Eph 2:10; Tit 2:14; 1Pe 2:9

. Walk safely in holiness - Isa 35:8,9

. Shall return to Zion with joy - Isa 35:10

. Alone can learn the songs of heaven - Re 14:3,4

. Commit themselves to God - Ps 31:5

. Have an earnest of the completion of - Eph 1:14; 2Co 1:22

. Wait for the completion of - Ro 8:23; Php 3:20,21; Tit 2:11-13

. Pray for the completion of - Ps 26:11; 44:26

. Praise God for - Ps 71:23; 103:4; Re 5:9

. Should glorify God for - 1Co 6:20

. Should be without fear - Isa 43:1

- TYPIFIED

. Israel - Ex 6:6

. First-born - Ex 13:11-15; Nu 18:15

. Atonement-money - Ex 30:12-15

. Bond-servant - Le 25:47-54


RED HEIFER, THE

- To be without spot or blemish - Nu 19:2

- To ge given to Eleazar the second priest to offer - Nu 19:3

- To be slain without the camp - Nu 19:3

- Entire of, to be burned - Nu 19:5

- Blood of, sprinkled seven times before the tabernacle - Nu 19:4

- Cedar, hyssop, burned with - Nu 19:6

- Ashes of, collected and mixed with water for purification - Nu 19:9,11-22

- COMMUNICATED UNCLEANNESS TO

. The priest that offered her - Nu 19:7

. The man that burned her - Nu 19:8

. The man who gathered the ashes - Nu 19:10

- Could only purify the flesh - Heb 9:13

- A type of Christ - Heb 9:12-14


REPENTANCE

- What it is - Isa 45:22; Mt 6:19-21; Ac 14:15; 2Co 5:17; Col 3:2; 1Th 1:9; Heb 12:1,2

- Commanded to all by God - Eze 18:30-32; Ac 17:30

- Commanded by Christ - Re 2:5,16; 3:3

- Given by God - Ac 11:18; 2Ti 2:25

- Christ came to call sinners to - Mt 9:13

- Christ exalted to give - Ac 5:31

- By the operation of the Holy Spirit - Zec 12:10

- Called repentance to life - Ac 11:18

- Called repentance to salvation - 2Co 7:10

- WE SHOULD BE LED TO, BY

. The long-suffering of God - Ge 6:3; 1Pe 3:20; 2Pe 3:9

. The goodness of God - Ro 2:4

. The chastisements of God - 1Ki 8:47; Re 3:19

. Godly sorrow works - 2Co 7:10

- Necessary to the pardon of sin - Ac 2:38; 3:19; 8:22

- Conviction of sin necessary to - 1Ki 8:38; Pr 28:13; Ac 2:37,38; 19:18

- PREACHED

. By Christ - Mt 4:17; Mr 1:15

. By John the Baptist - Mt 3:2

. By the Apostles - Mr 6:12; Ac 20:21

. In the name of Christ - Lu 24:47

- Not to be repented of - 2Co 7:10

- The present time the season for - Ps 95:7,8; Heb 3:7,8; Pr 27:1; Isa 55:6; 2Co 6:2; Heb 4:7

- There is joy in heaven over one sinner brought to - Lu 15:7,10

- Ministers should rejoice over their people on their - 2Co 7:9

- Should be evidenced by fruits - Isa 1:16,17; Da 4:27; Mt 3:8; Ac 26:20

- SHOULD BE ACCOMPANIED BY

. Humility - 2Ch 7:14; Jas 4:9,10

. Shame and confusion - Ezr 9:6-15; Jer 31:19; Eze 16:61,63; Da 9:7,8

. Self-abhorrence - Job 42:6

. Confession - Le 26:40; Job 33:27

. Faith - Mt 21:32; Mr 1:15; Ac 20:21

. Prayer - 1Ki 8:33; Ac 8:22

. Conversion - Ac 3:19; 26:20

. Turning from sin - 2Ch 6:26

. Turning from idolatry - Eze 14:6; 1Th 1:9

. Greater zeal in the path of duty - 2Co 7:11

- Exhortations to - Eze 14:6; 18:30; Ac 2:38; 3:19

- THE WICKED

. Averse to - Jer 8:6; Mt 21:32

. Not led to by the judgments of God - Re 9:20,21; 16:9

. Not led to, by miraculous interference - Lu 16:30,31

. Neglect the time given for - Re 2:21

. Condemned for neglecting - Mt 11:20

- Danger of neglecting - Mt 11:20-24; Lu 13:3,5; Re 2:22

- Neglect of, followed by swift judgment - Re 2:5,16

- Denied to apostates - Heb 6:4-6

- Illustrated - Lu 15:18-21; 18:13

. The Prodigal Son - Lu 15:17-19

. The Repentant Son - Mt 21:29

. Paul - Ga 1:23

- True-Exemplified

. Israelites - Jud 10:15,16

. David - 2Sa 12:13

. Manasseh - 2Ch 33:12,13

. Job - Job 42:6

. Nineveh - Jon 3:5-8; Mt 12:41

. Peter - Mt 26:75

. Zacchaeus - Lu 19:8

. Thief on the Cross - Lu 23:40,41

. Corinthians - 2Co 7:9,10

- False-Exemplified

. Saul - 1Sa 15:24-30

. Ahab - 1Ki 21:27-29

. Judas - Mt 27:3-5


REPHAIM, OR GIANTS, THE

- Subdued by Chedorlaomer - Ge 14:5

- Dwelt in Canaan - Jos 17:15

- Og the king of Bashan was of - Jos 13:12

- THE VALLEY OF

. A border of Judah - Jos 15:8

. Was exceedingly fruitful - Isa 17:5

. David obtained victories over the Philistines in - 2Sa 5:18,25

- The last of, destroyed by David and his warriors - 1Sa 17:4,49,50; 2Sa 21:15-22


REPROOF

- God gives reproof to his own children - 2Sa 7:14; Job 5:17; Ps 94:12; 119:67,71,75; Heb 12:6,7

- God gives, to the wicked - Ps 50:21; Isa 51:20

- Christ sent to give - Isa 2:4; 11:3

- The Holy Spirit gives - Joh 16:7,8

- Christ gives, in love - Re 3:19

- ON ACCOUNT OF

. Impenitence - Mt 11:20-24

. Not understanding - Mt 16:9,11; Mr 7:18; Lu 24:25; Joh 8:43; 13:7,8

. Hardness of heart - Mr 8:17; 16:14

. Fearfulness - Mr 4:40; Lu 24:37,38

. Unbelief - Mt 17:17,20; Mr 16:14

. Vain boasting - Lu 22:34

. Hypocrisy - Mt 15:7; 23:13

. Reviling Christ - Lu 23:40

. Unruly conduct - 1Th 5:14

. Oppressing out brethren - Ne 5:7

. Sinful practices - Mt 21:13; Lu 3:19; Joh 2:16

- The Scriptures are profitable for - Ps 19:7-11; 2Ti 3:16

- WHEN FROM GOD

. Is for correction - Ps 39:11

. Is despised by the wicked - Pr 1:30

. Should not discourage saints - Heb 12:5

. Pray that it be not be in anger - Ps 6:1

. Should be accompanied by exhortation to repentance - 1Sa 12:20-25

- DECLARED TO BE

. Better than secret love - Pr 27:5

. Better than the praise of fools - Ec 7:5

. An excellent oil - Ps 141:5

. More profitable to saints, than stripes to a fool - Pr 17:10

- A proof of faithful friendship - Pr 27:6

- LEADS TO

. Understanding - Pr 15:32

. Knowledge - Pr 19:25

. Wisdom - Pr 15:31; 29:15

. Honour - Pr 13:18

. Happiness - Pr 6:23

- Eventually brings more respect than flattery - Pr 28:23

- Of those who offend, a warning to others - Le 19:17; Ac 5:3,4,9; 1Ti 5:20; Tit 1:10,13

- Hypocrites not qualified to give - Mt 7:5

- Ministers are sent to give - Jer 44:4; Eze 3:17

- Ministers are empowered to give - Mic 3:8

- MINISTERS SHOULD GIVE

. Openly - 1Ti 5:20

. Fearlessly - Eze 2:3-7

. With all authority - Tit 2:15

. With longsuffering - 2Ti 4:2

. Unreservedly - Isa 58:1

. Sharply, if necessary - Tit 1:13

. With Christian love - 2Th 3:15

- They who give, are hated by scorners - Pr 9:8; 15:12

- Hatred of, a proof of brutishness - Pr 12:1

- Hatred of, leads to destruction - Pr 15:10; 29:1

- Contempt of, leads to remorse - Pr 5:12

- Rejection of, leads to error - Pr 10:17

- SAINTS SHOULD

. Give - Le 19:17; Eph 5:11

. Give no occasion for - Php 2:15

. Receive kindly - Ps 141:5

. Love those who give - Pr 9:8

. Delight in those who give - Pr 24:25

- Attention to a proof of prudence - Pr 15:5

- Exemplified

. Samuel - 1Sa 13:13

. Nathan - 2Sa 12:7-9

. Ahijah - 1Ki 14:7-11

. Elijah - 1Ki 21:20

. Elisha - 2Ki 5:26

. Joab - 1Ch 21:3

. Shemaiah - 2Ch 12:5

. Hanani - 2Ch 16:7

. Zechariah - 2Ch 24:20

. Daniel - Da 5:22,23

. John the Baptist - Mt 3:7; Lu 3:19

. Stephen - Ac 7:51

. Peter - Ac 8:20

. Paul - 1Co 1:10-13; 5:1-5; 6:1-8; 11:17-22; Ga 2:11


REPTILES

- Created by God - Ge 1:24,25

- Made for praise and glory of God - Ps 148:10

- Placed under the dominion of man - Ge 1:26

- Unclean and not eaten - Le 11:31,40-43; Ac 10:11-14

- MENTIONED IN SCRIPTURE

. Chameleon - Le 11:30

. Lizard - Le 11:30

. Tortoise - Le 11:29

. Snail - Le 11:30; Ps 58:8

. Frog - Ex 8:2; Re 16:13

. Horseleech - Pr 30:15

. Scorpion - De 8:15

. Serpent - Job 26:13; Mt 7:10

. Flying fiery serpent - De 8:15; Isa 30:6

. Dragon - De 32:33; Job 30:29; Jer 9:11

. Viper - Ac 28:3

. Adder or Asp - Ps 58:4; 91:13; Pr 23:32

. Cockatrice or basilisk - Isa 11:8; 59:5

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

- Worshipped by Gentiles - Ro 1:23

- No image of similitude of, to be made for worshipping - De 4:16,18

- Jews condemned for worshipping - Eze 8:10


RESIGNATION

- Christ set and example of - Mt 26:39-44; Joh 12:27; 18:11

- Commanded - Ps 37:7; 46:10

- SHOULD BE EXHIBITED IN

. Submission to the will of God - 2Sa 15:26; Ps 42:5,11; Mt 6:10

. Submission to the sovereignty of God in his purposes - Ro 9:20,21

. The prospect of death - Ac 21:13; 2Co 4:16-5:1

. Loss of goods - Job 1:15,16,21

. Loss of children - Job 1:18,19,21

. Chastisements - Heb 12:9

. Bodily suffering - Job 2:8-10

- The wicked are devoid of - Pr 19:3

- Exhortation to - Ps 37:1-11

- MOTIVES TO

. God's greatness - Ps 46:10

. God's love - Heb 12:6

. God's justice - Ne 9:33

. God's wisdom - Ro 11:32,33

. God's faithfulness - 1Pe 4:19

. Our own sinfulness - La 3:39; Mic 7:9

- Exemplified

. Jacob - Ge 43:14

. Aaron - Le 10:3

. Israelites - Jud 10:15

. Eli - 1Sa 3:18

. David - 2Sa 12:23

. Hezekiah - 2Ki 20:19

. Job - Job 2:10

. Stephen - Ac 7:59

. Paul - Ac 21:13

. Disciples - Ac 21:14

. Peter - 2Pe 1:14


RESURRECTION, THE

- A doctrine of the Old Testament - Job 19:26; Ps 16:10; 49:15; Isa 26:19; Da 12:2; Ho 13:14

- A first principle of the gospel - 1Co 15:13,14; Heb 6:1,2

- Expected by the Jews - Joh 11:24; Heb 11:35

- Denied by the Sadducees - Mt 22:23; Lu 20:27; Ac 23:8

- Explained away by false teachers - 2Ti 2:18

- Called in question by some in the church - 1Co 15:12

- Is not incredible - Mr 12:24; Ac 26:8

- Is not contrary to reason - Joh 12:24; 1Co 15:35-49

- Assumed and proved by our Lord - Mt 22:29-32; Lu 14:14; Joh 5:28,29

- Preached by the Apostles - Ac 4:2; 17:18; 24:15

- Credibility of, shown by the resurrection of individuals - Mt 9:25; 27:53; Lu 7:14; Joh 11:44; Heb 11:35

- Certainty of, proved by the resurrection of Christ - 1Co 15:12-20

- EFFECTED BY THE POWER OF

. God - Mt 22:29

. Christ - Joh 5:28,29; 6:39,40,44

. The Holy Spirit - Ro 8:11

- Shall be of all the dead - Joh 5:28; Ac 24:15; Re 20:13

- SAINTS IN, SHALL

. Rise through Christ - Joh 11:25; Ac 4:2; 1Co 15:21,22

. Rise first - 1Co 15:23; 1Th 4:16

. Rise to eternal life - Da 12:2; Joh 5:29

. Be glorified with Christ - Col 3:4

. Be as the angels - Mt 22:30

. Have incorruptible bodies - 1Co 15:42

. Have glorious bodies - 1Co 15:43

. Have powerful bodies - 1Co 15:43

. Have spiritual bodies - 1Co 15:44

. Have bodies like Christ's - Php 3:21; 1Jo 3:2

. Be recompensed - Lu 14:14

- Saints should look forward to - Da 12:13; Php 3:11; 2Co 5:1

- Of saints shall be followed by the change of those then alive - 1Co 15:51; 1Th 4:17

- THE PREACHING OF, CAUSED

. Mocking - Ac 17:32

. Persecution - Ac 23:6; 24:11-15

- Blessedness of those who have part in the first - Re 20:6

- OF THE WICKED, SHALL BE TO

. Shame and everlasting contempt - Da 12:2

. Damnation - Joh 5:29

- Illustrative of the new birth - Joh 5:25

- Illustrated - Eze 37:1-10; 1Co 15:36,37


RESURRECTION OF CHRIST, THE

- Foretold by the prophets - Ps 16:10; Ac 13:34,35; Isa 26:19

- Foretold by Himself - Mt 20:19; Mr 9:9; 14:28; Joh 2:19-22

- WAS NECESSARY TO

. The fulfilment of Scripture - Lu 24:45,46

. Forgiveness of sins - 1Co 15:17

. Justification - Ro 4:25; 8:34

. Hope - 1Co 15:19

. The efficacy of preaching - 1Co 15:14

. The efficacy of faith - 1Co 15:14,17

- A proof of his being the Son of God - Ps 2:7; Ac 13:33; Ro 1:4

- EFFECTED BY

. The power of God - Ac 2:24; 3:15; Ro 8:11; Eph 1:20; Col 2:12

. His own power - Joh 2:19; 10:18

. The power of the Holy Spirit - 1Pe 3:18

- On the first day of the week - Mr 16:9

- On the third day after his death - Mr 16:9

- On the third day after His death - Lu 24:46; Ac 10:40; 1Co 15:4

- THE APOSTLES

. At first did not understand the predictions respecting - Mr 9:10; Joh 20:9

. Very slow to believe - Mr 16:13; Lu 24:9,11,37,38

. Reproved for their unbelief of - Mr 16:14

- HE APPEARED AFTER TO

. Mary Magdalene - Mr 16:9; Joh 20:18

. The women - Mt 28:9

. Simon Peter - Lu 24:34

. Two disciples - Lu 24:13-31

. Apostles, except Thomas - Joh 20:19,24

. Apostles, Thomas being present - Joh 20:26

. Apostles at the sea of Tiberias - Joh 21:1

. Apostles in Galilee - Mt 28:16,17

. About five hundred brethren - 1Co 15:6

. James - 1Co 15:7

. All the Apostles - Lu 24:51; Ac 1:9; 1Co 15:7

. Paul - 1Co 15:8

- Fraud impossible in - Mt 27:63-66

- He gave many infallible proofs of - Lu 24:35,39,43; Joh 20:20,27; Ac 1:3

- WAS ATTESTED BY

. Angels - Mt 28:5-7; Lu 24:4-7,23

. Apostles - Ac 1:22; 2:32; 3:15; 4:33

. His enemies - Mt 28:11-15

- Asserted and preached by the Apostles - Ac 25:19; 26:23

- SAINTS

. Begotten to a lively hope - 1Pe 1:3,21

. Desire to know the power of - Php 3:10

. Should keep, in remembrance - 2Ti 2:8

. Shall rise in the likeness of - Ro 6:5; 1Co 15:49; Php 3:21

- Is an emblem of the new birth - Ro 6:4; Col 2:12

- The first-fruits of our resurrection - Ac 26:23; 1Co 15:20,23

- The truth of the gospel involved in - 1Co 15:14,15

- Followed by his exaltation - Ac 4:10,11; Ro 8:34; Eph 1:20; Php 2:9,10; Re 1:18

- An assurance of the judgment - Ac 17:31

- Typified

. Isaac - Ge 22:13; Heb 11:19

. Jonah - Jon 2:10; Mt 12:40


REUBEN, THE TRIBE OF

- Descended from Jacob's first son - Ge 29:32

- Predictions respecting - Ge 49:4; De 33:6

- PERSONS SELECTED FROM

. To number the people - Nu 1:5

. To spy out the land - Nu 13:4

- Strength of, on leaving Egypt - Nu 1:20,21

- Led the second division of Israel in their journey's - Nu 10:18

- Encamped with its standard south of the tabernacle - Nu 2:10

- Offering of, at the dedication - Nu 7:30-35

- Families of - Nu 26:5,6,8,9

- Obtained inheritance east of Jordan on condition of helping to conquer Canaan - Nu 32:1-33; De 3:18-20

- Bounds of their inheritance - De 3:16,17; Jos 13:15-23

- Strength of, at the time of receiving their inheritance - Nu 26:7

- Cities built by - Nu 32:37,38

- On Ebal, said amen to the curses - De 27:13

- Dismissed by Joshua after the conquest of Canaan - Jos 22:1-9

- Assisted in building the altar of witness which offended the other tribes - Jos 22:10-29

- Did not assist against Sisera - Jud 5:15,16

- Some of, at David's coronation - 1Ch 12:37,38

- Officers appointed over, by David - 1Ch 26:32; 27:16

- Took land of the Hagarites - 1Ch 5:10,18-22

- Invaded and conquered by Hazael king of Syria - 2Ki 10:32,33

- Carried away by Tiglathpileser - 2Ki 15:29; 1Ch 5:6,26

- Remarkable persons of

. Dathan, Abiram, and On - Nu 16:1; 26:9,10

. Adina - 1Ch 11:42


REVENGE

- Forbidden by our Lord - Le 19:18; Pr 24:17,29; Mt 5:39-41; Ro 12:17,19; 1Th 5:15; 1Pe 3:9

- Christ an example of forbearing - Isa 53:7; 1Pe 2:23

- Rebuked by Christ - Lu 9:54,55

- Inconsistent with Christian spirit - Lu 9:55

- Proceeds from a spiteful heart - Eze 25:15

- INSTEAD OF TAKING, WE SHOULD

. Trust in God - Pr 20:22; Ro 12:16

. Exhibit love - Le 19:18; Lu 6:35

. Give place to wrath - Ro 12:19

. Exercise forbearance - Mt 5:38-41

. Bless - Ro 12:14

. Overcome others by kindness - Pr 25:21,22; Ro 12:20

- Keep others from taking - 1Sa 24:10; 25:24-31; 26:9

- Be thankful for being kept from taking - 1Sa 25:32,33

- The wicked are earnest after - Jer 20:10

- Punishment for - Eze 25:15-17; Am 1:11,12

- Exemplified

. Simon and Levi - Ge 34:25

. Samson - Jud 15:7,8; 16:28-30

. Joab - 2Sa 3:27

. Absalom - 2Sa 13:23-29

. Jezebel - 1Ki 19:2

. Ahab - 1Ki 22:26

. Haman - Es 3:8-15

. Edomites - Eze 25:12

. Philistines - Eze 25:15

. Herodias - Mr 6:19-24

. James and John - Lu 9:54

. Chief priests - Ac 5:33

. Jews - Ac 7:54,59; 23:12


REVILING AND REPROACHING

- Forbidden - 1Pe 3:9

- Of rulers specially forbidden - Ex 22:28; Ac 23:4,5

- THE WICKED UTTER, AGAINST

. God - Ps 74:22; 79:12

. God, by opposing the poor - Pr 14:31

. Christ - Mt 27:39; Lu 7:34

. Saints - Ps 102:8; Zep 2:8

. Rulers - 2Pe 2:10,11; Jude 1:8,9

- Of Christ, predicted - Ps 69:9; Ro 15:3; Ps 89:51

- The conduct of Christ under - 1Pe 2:23

- SAINTS

. Endure - 1Ti 4:10; Heb 10:33

. Endure for God's sake - Ps 69:7

. Endure for Christ's sake - Lu 6:22

. Should expect - Mt 10:25

. Should not fear - Isa 51:7

. Sometimes depressed by - Ps 42:10,11; 44:16; 69:20

. May take pleasure in - 2Co 12:10

. Supported under - 2Co 12:10

. Trust in God under - Ps 57:3; 119:42

. Pray under - 2Ki 19:4,16; Ps 89:50

. Return blessings for - 1Co 4:12; 1Pe 3:9

- Ministers should not fear - Eze 2:6

- Happiness of enduring, for Christ's sake - 1Pe 4:14

- Blessedness of enduring, for Christ's sake - Mt 5:11; Lu 6:22

- Excludes from heaven - 1Co 6:10

- Punishment for - Zep 2:8,9; Mt 5:22

- Exemplified

. Joseph's brethren - Ge 37:19

. Goliath - 1Sa 17:43

. Michal - 2Sa 6:20

. Shimei - 2Sa 16:7,8

. Sennacherib - Isa 37:17,23,24

. Moabites and Ammonites - Zep 2:8

. Pharisees - Mt 12:24

. Jews - Mt 27:39,40; Joh 8:48

. Malefactor - Lu 23:39

. Athenian philosophers - Ac 17:18


REWARD OF SAINTS, THE

- Is from God - Ro 2:7; Col 3:24; Heb 11:6

- Is of grace, through faith alone - Ro 4:4,5,16; 11:6

- Is of God's good pleasure - Mt 20:14,15; Lu 12:32

- Prepared by God - Heb 11:16

- Prepared by Christ - Joh 14:2

- As servants of Christ - Col 3:24

- Not on account of their merits - Ro 4:4,5

- DESCRIBED AS

. Being with Christ - Joh 12:26; 14:3; Php 1:23; 1Th 4:17

. Beholding the face of God - Ps 17:15; Mt 5:8; Re 22:4

. Beholding the glory of Christ - Joh 17:24

. Being glorified with Christ - Ro 8:17,18; Col 3:4; Php 3:21; 1Jo 3:2

. Sitting in judgment with Christ - Da 7:22; Mt 19:28; Lu 22:30; 1Co 6:2

. Reigning with Christ - 2Ti 2:12; Re 3:21; 5:10; 20:4

. Reigning for ever and ever - Re 22:5

. A crown of righteousness - 2Ti 4:8

. A crown of glory - 1Pe 5:4

. A crown of life - Jas 1:12; Re 2:10

. An incorruptible crown - 1Co 9:25

. Joint heirship with Christ - Ro 8:17

. Inheritance of all things - Re 21:7

. Inheritance with saints in light - Ac 20:32; 26:18; Col 1:12

. Inheritance eternal - Heb 9:15

. Inheritance incorruptible - 1Pe 1:4

. A kingdom - Mt 25:34; Lu 22:29

. A kingdom immovable - Heb 12:28

. Shining as the stars - Da 12:3

. Everlasting light - Isa 60:19

. Everlasting life - Lu 18:30; Joh 6:40; 17:2,3; Ro 2:7; 6:23; 1Jo 5:11

. An enduring substance - Heb 10:34

. A house eternal in the heavens - 2Co 5:1

. A city which had foundation - Heb 11:10

. Entering into the joy of the Lord - Mt 25:21; Heb 12:2

. Rest - Heb 4:9; Re 14:13

. Fulness of joy - Ps 16:11

. The prize of the high calling of God in Christ - Php 3:14

. Treasure in heaven - Mt 19:21; Lu 12:33

. An eternal weight of glory - 2Co 4:17

- Is great - Mt 5:12; Lu 6:35; Heb 10:35

- Is full - 2Jo 1:8

- Is sure - Pr 11:18

- Is satisfying - Ps 17:15

- Is inestimable - Isa 64:4; 1Co 2:9

- Saints may feel confident of - Ps 73:24; Isa 25:8,9; 2Co 5:1; 2Ti 4:8

- Hope of, a cause of rejoicing - Ro 5:2

- Be careful not to lose - 2Jo 1:8

- THE PROSPECT OF, SHOULD LEAD TO

. Diligence - 2Jo 1:8

. Pressing forward - Php 3:14

. Enduring suffering for Christ - 2Co 4:16-18; Heb 11:26

. Faithfulness to death - Re 2:10

- Present afflictions not to be compared with - Ro 8:18; 2Co 5:17

- Shall be given at the second coming of Christ - Mt 16:27; Re 22:12


RICHES

- The true riches - Eph 3:8; 1Co 1:30; Col 2:3; 1Pe 2:7

- God gives - 1Sa 2:7; Ec 5:19

- To God belongs this world's riches - Hag 2:8

- God gives power to obtain - De 8:18

- The blessing of the Lord brings - Pr 10:22

- Give worldly power - Pr 22:7

- DESCRIBED AS

. Temporary - Pr 27:24

. Uncertain - 1Ti 6:17

. Unsatisfying - Ec 4:8; 5:10

. Corruptible - Jas 5:2; 1Pe 1:18

. Fleeting - Pr 23:5; Re 18:16,17

. Deceitful - Mt 13:22

. Liable to be stolen - Mt 6:19

. Perishable - Jer 48:36

. Thick clay - Hab 2:6

- Often an obstruction to the reception of the gospel - Mr 10:23-25

- Deceitfulness of, chokes the word - Mt 13:22

- The love of, the root of all evil - 1Ti 6:10

- OFTEN LEAD TO

. Pride - Eze 28:5; Ho 12:8

. Forgetting God - De 8:13,14

. Denying God - Pr 30:8,9

. Forsaking God - De 32:15

. Rebelling against God - Ne 9:25,26

. Rejecting Christ - Mt 19:22; 10:22

. Self-sufficiency - Pr 28:11

. Anxiety - Ec 5:12

. An overbearing spirit - Pr 18:23

. Violence - Mic 6:12

. Oppression - Jas 2:6

. Fraud - Jas 5:4

. Sensual indulgence - Lu 16:19; Jas 5:5

- Life consists not in abundance of - Lu 12:15

- Be not over-anxious for - Pr 30:8

- Labour not for - Pr 23:4

- THEY WHO COVET

. Fall into temptation and a snare - 1Ti 6:9

. Fall into hurtful lusts - 1Ti 6:9

. Err from the faith - 1Ti 6:10

. Use unlawful means to acquire - Pr 28:20

. Bring trouble on themselves - 1Ti 6:10

. Bring trouble on their families - Pr 15:27

- Profit not in the day of wrath - Pr 11:4

- Cannot secure prosperity - Jas 1:11

- Cannot redeem the soul - Ps 49:6-9; 1Pe 1:18

- Cannot deliver in the day of God's wrath - Zep 1:18; Re 6:15-17

- THEY WHO POSSESS, SHOULD

. Ascribe them to God - 1Ch 29:12

. Not trust in them - Job 31:24; 1Ti 6:17

. Not set the heart on them - Ps 62:10

. Not boast of obtaining them - De 8:17

. Not glory in them - Jer 9:23

. Not hoard them up - Mt 6:19

. Devote them to God's service - 1Ch 29:3; Mr 12:42-44

. Give of them to the poor - Mt 19:21; 1Jo 3:17

. Use them in promoting the salvation of others - Lu 16:9

. Be liberal in all things - 1Ti 6:18

. Esteem it a privilege to be allowed to give - 1Ch 29:14

. Not to be high-minded - 1Ti 6:17

. When converted, rejoice in being humbled - Jas 1:9,10

- Heavenly treasures superior to - Mt 6:19,20

- Of the wicked laid up for the just - Pr 13:22

- THE WICKED

. Often increase in - Ps 73:12

. Often spend their day in - Job 21:13

. Swallow down - Job 20:15

. Trust in the abundance of - Ps 52:7

. Heap up - Job 27:16; Ps 39:6; Ec 2:26

. Keep, to their hurt - Ec 5:13

. Boast themselves in - Ps 49:6; 52:7

. Profit not by - Pr 11:4; 13:7; Ec 5:11

. Have trouble with - Pr 15:6; 1Ti 6:9,10

. Must leave, to others - Ps 49:10

- Vanity of heaping up - Ps 39:6; Ec 5:10,11

- Guilt of trusting in - Job 31:24,28; Eze 28:4,5,8

- Guilt of rejoicing in - Job 31:25,28

- DENUNCIATIONS AGAINST THOSE WHO

. Get, by vanity - Pr 13:11; 21:6

. Get, unlawfully - Jer 17:11

. Increase, by oppression - Pr 22:16; Hab 2:6-8; Mic 2:2,3

. Hoard up - Ec 5:13,14; Jas 5:3

. Trust in - Pr 11:28

. Receive their consolation - Lu 6:24

. Abuse - Jas 5:1,5

. Spend, upon their appetite - Job 20:15-17

. Folly and danger of trusting to-Illustrated - Lu 12:16-21

- Danger of misusing-Illustrated - Lu 16:19-25

- Examples of saints possessing

. Abram - Ge 13:2

. Lot - Ge 13:5,6

. Isaac - Ge 26:13,14

. Jacob - Ge 32:5,10

. Joseph - Ge 45:8,13

. Boaz - Ru 2:1

. Barzillai - 2Sa 19:32

. Shunammite - 2Ki 4:8

. David - 1Ch 29:28

. Jehoshaphat - 2Ch 17:5

. Hezekiah - 2Ch 32:27-29

. Job - Job 1:3

. Joseph of Arimathea - Mt 27:57

. Zacchaeus - Lu 19:2

. Dorcas - Ac 9:36

- Examples of those truly rich - Mt 5:8; 8:10; 13:45,46; Lu 10:42; Joh 1:45; Php 3:8; Jas 2:5; 1Pe 2:7; Re 3:18

- Examples of wicked men possessing

. Laban - Ge 30:30

. Esau - Ge 36:7

. Nabal - 1Sa 25:2

. Haman - Es 5:11

. Ammonites - Jer 49:4

. People of Tyre - Eze 28:5

. Young man - Mt 19:22


RIGHTEOUSNESS

- Is obedience to God's law - De 6:25; Ro 10:5; Lu 1:6; Ps 1:2

- God loves - Ps 11:7

- God looks for - Isa 5:7

- CHRIST

. Is the Sun of - Mal 4:2

. Loves - Ps 45:7; Heb 1:9

. Was girt with - Isa 11:5

. Put on, as breast-plate - Isa 59:17

. Was sustained by - Isa 59:16

. Preached - Ps 40:9

. Fulfilled all - Mt 3:15

. Is made to his people - 1Co 1:30

. Is the end of the law for - Ro 10:4

. Has brought in everlasting - Da 9:24

. Shall judge with - Ps 72:2; Isa 11:4; Ac 17:31; Re 19:11

. Shall reign in - Ps 45:6; Isa 32:1; Heb 1:8

. Shall execute - Ps 99:4; Jer 23:6

- None, by nature have - Job 15:14; Ps 14:3; Ro 3:10

- Cannot come by the law - Ga 2:21; 3:21

- No justification by works of - Ro 3:20; 9:31,32; Ga 2:16

- No salvation by works of - Eph 2:8,9; 2Ti 1:9; Tit 3:5

- Unregenerate man seeks justification by works of - Lu 18:9; Ro 10:3

- The blessing of God is not to be attributed to our works of - De 9:5

- SAINTS

. Have, in Christ - Isa 45:24; 54:17; 2Co 5:21

. Have, imputed - Ro 4:11,22

. Are covered with the robe of - Isa 61:10

. Receive, from God - Ps 24:5

. Are renewed in - Eph 4:24

. Are led in the paths of - Ps 23:3

. Are servants of - Ro 6:16,18

. Characterised by - Ge 18:25; Ps 1:5,6

. Know - Isa 51:7

. Do - 1Jo 2:29; 3:7

. Work, by faith - Heb 11:33

. Follow after - Isa 51:1

. Put on - Job 29:14

. Wait for the hope of - Ga 5:5

. Pray for the spirit of - Ps 51:10

. Hunger and thirst after - Mt 5:6

. Walk before God in - 1Ki 3:6

. Offer the sacrifice of - Ps 4:5; 51:19

. Put no trust in their own - Php 3:6-8

. Count their own, as filthy rags - Isa 64:6

. Should seek - Zep 2:3

. Should live in - Tit 2:12; 1Pe 2:24

. Should serve God in - Lu 1:75

. Should yield their members as instruments of - Ro 6:13

. Should yield their members servants to - Ro 6:19

. Should have on the breast-plate of - Eph 6:14

. Shall receive a crown of - 2Ti 4:8

. Shall see God's face in - Ps 17:15

- Of saints endures forever - Ps 112:3,9; 2Co 9:9

- An evidence of the new birth - 1Jo 2:29

- The kingdom of God is - Ro 14:17

- The fruit of the Spirit is in all - Eph 5:9

- The Scriptures instruct in - 2Ti 3:16

- Judgments designed to lead to - Isa 26:9

- Chastisements yield the fruit of - Heb 12:11

- Has no fellowship with unrighteousness - 2Co 6:14

- MINISTERS SHOULD

. Be preachers of - 2Pe 2:5

. Reason of - Ac 24:25

. Follow after - 1Ti 6:11; 2Ti 2:22

. Be clothed with - Ps 132:9

. Be armed with - 2Co 6:7

. Pray for the fruit of, in their people - 2Co 9:10; Php 1:11

- Keep saints in the right way - Pr 11:5; 13:6

- Judgment should be executed in - Le 19:15

- THEY WHO WALK IN, AND FOLLOW

. Are righteous - 1Jo 3:7

. Are the excellent of the earth - Ps 16:3; Pr 12:26

. Are accepted with God - Ac 10:35

. Are loved by God - Ps 146:8; Pr 15:9

. Are blessed by God - Ps 5:12

. Are heard by God - Lu 18:7; Jas 5:16

. Are objects of God's watchful care - Job 36:7; Ps 34:15; Pr 10:3; 1Pe 3:12

. Are tried by God - Ps 11:5

. Are exalted by God - Job 36:7

. Dwell in security - Isa 33:15,16

. Are bold as a lion - Pr 28:1

. Are delivered out of all troubles - Ps 34:19; Pr 11:8

. Are never forsaken by God - Ps 37:25

. Are abundantly provided for - Pr 13:25; Mt 6:25-33

. Are enriched - Ps 112:3; Pr 15:6

. Think and desire good - Pr 11:23; 12:5

. Know the secret of the Lord - Ps 25:14; Pr 3:32

. Have their prayers heard - Ps 34:17; Pr 15:29; 1Pe 3:12

. Have their desires granted - Pr 10:24

. Find it with life and honour - Pr 21:21

. Shall hold on their way - Job 17:9

. Shall never be moved - Ps 15:2,5; 55:22; Pr 10:30; 12:3

. Shall be ever remembered - Ps 112:6

. Shall flourish as a branch - Pr 11:28

- Shall be glad in the Lord - Ps 64:10

- Brings its own reward - Pr 11:18; Isa 3:10

- Tends to life - Pr 11:19; 12:28

- The work of, shall be peace - Isa 32:17

- The effect of, shall be quietness and assurance for ever - Isa 32:17

- Is a crown of glory to the aged - Pr 16:31

- THE WICKED

. Are far from - Ps 119:150; Isa 46:12

. Are free from - Ro 6:20

. Are enemies of - Ac 13:10

. Leave off - Am 5:7; Ps 36:3

. Follow not after - Ro 9:30

. Do not - 1Jo 3:10

. Do not obey - Ro 2:8; 2Th 2:12

. Love lying rather than - Ps 52:3

. Make mention of God, not it - Isa 48:1

. Though favoured, will not learn - Isa 26:10; Ps 106:43

. Speak contemptuously against those who follow - Ps 31:18; Mt 27:39-44

. Hate those who follow - Ps 34:21

. Slay those who follow - Ps 37:32; 1Jo 3:12; Mt 23:35

. Should break off their sins by - Da 4:27

. Should awake to - 1Co 15:34

. Should sow to themselves in - Ho 10:12

. Vainly wish to die as those who follow - Nu 23:10

- The throne of kings established by - Pr 16:12; 25:5

- Nations exalted by - Pr 14:34

- BLESSEDNESS OF

. Having imputed, without works - Ro 4:6

. Doing - Ps 106:3

. Hungering and thirsting after - Mt 5:6

. Suffering for - 1Pe 3:14

. Being persecuted for - Mt 5:10

. Turning others to - Da 12:3

- Promised to the Church - Isa 32:16; 45:8; 61:11; 62:1

- Promised to saints - Isa 60:21; 61:3

- Exemplified

. Jacob - Ge 30:33

. David - 2Sa 22:21

. Zacharias - Lu 1:6

. Abel - Heb 11:4

. Lot - 2Pe 2:8


RIGHTEOUSNESS IMPUTED

- Predicted - Isa 56:1; Eze 16:14

- Revealed in the gospel - Ro 1:17

- Is of the Lord - Isa 54:17

- DESCRIBED AS

. The righteousness of faith - Ro 4:13; 9:30; 10:6

. The righteousness of God, without the law - Ro 3:21

. The righteousness of God by faith in Christ - Ro 3:22

. Christ being made righteousness to us - 1Co 1:30

. Our being made the righteousness of God, in Christ - 2Co 5:21

- Christ is the end of the law for - Ro 10:4

- Christ called THE LORD OF OUR RIGHTEOUSNESS - Jer 23:6

- Christ brings in an everlasting righteousness - Da 9:24

- Is a free gift - Ro 5:17

- God's righteousness never to be abolished - Isa 5:16

- The promises made through - Ro 4:13

- SAINTS

. Have, on believing - Ro 4:5,11,24

. Clothed with the robe of righteousness - Isa 61:10

. Exalted in righteousness - Ps 89:16

. Desire to be found in - Php 3:9

. Glory in having - Isa 45:24,25

- Exhortation to seek righteousness - Mt 6:33

- The Gentiles attained to - Ro 9:30

- Blessedness of those who have - Ro 4:6

- THE JEWS

. Ignorant of - Ro 10:3

. Stumble at righteousness by faith - Ro 9:32

. Submit not to - Ro 10:3

- Exemplified

. Abraham - Ro 4:9,22; Ga 3:6

. Paul - Php 3:7-9


RIGHTEOUSNESS OF GOD, THE

- Is part of his character - Ps 7:9; 116:5; 119:137

- DESCRIBED AS

. Very high - Ps 71:19

. Abundant - Ps 48:10

. Beyond computation - Ps 71:15

. Everlasting - Ps 119:142

. Enduring for ever - Ps 111:3

. The habitation of his throne - Ps 97:2

- Christ acknowledged - Joh 17:25

- Christ committed his cause to - 1Pe 2:23

- Angels acknowledge - Re 16:5

- EXHIBITED IN

. His testimonies - Ps 119:138,144

. His commandments - De 4:8; Ps 119:172

. His judgments - Ps 19:9; 119:7,62

. His word - Ps 119:123

. His ways - Ps 145:17

. His acts - Jud 5:11; 1Sa 12:7

. His government - Ps 96:13; 98:9

. The gospel - Ps 85:10; Ro 3:25,26

. The final judgment - Ac 17:31

. The punishment of the wicked - Ro 2:5; 2Th 1:6; Re 16:7; 19:2

- Shown to the posterity of saints - Ps 103:17

- Shown openly before the heathen - Ps 98:2

- God delights in the exercise of - Jer 9:24

- The heavens shall declare - Ps 50:6; 97:6

- SAINTS

. Ascribe, to him - Job 36:3; Da 9:7

. Acknowledge, in his dealings - Ezr 9:15

. Acknowledge, though the wicked prosper - Jer 12:1; Ps 73:12-17

. Recognize, in the fulfilment of his promises - Ne 9:8

. Confident of beholding - Mic 7:9

. Upheld by - Isa 41:10

. Do not conceal - Ps 40:10

. Mention, only - Ps 71:16

. Talk of - Ps 35:28; 71:15,24

. Declare to others - Ps 22:31

. Magnify - Ps 7:17; 51:14; 145:7

. Plead in prayer - Ps 143:11; Da 9:16

- Leads God to love righteousness - Ps 11:7

- WE SHOULD PRAY

. To be led in - Ps 5:8

. To be quickened in - Ps 119:40

. To be delivered in - Ps 31:1; 71:2

. To be answered in - Ps 143:1

. To be judged according to - Ps 35:24

. For its continued manifestation - Ps 36:10

- His care and defence of his people designed to teach - Mic 6:4,5

- The wicked have no interest in - Ps 69:27

- Illustrated - Ps 36:6


RINGS

- Antiquity of - Ge 24:22; 38:18

- Made of gold and set with precious stones - Nu 31:50,51; So 5:14

- WERE WORN

. On the hands - Ge 41:42

. On the arms - 2Sa 1:10

. In the ears - Job 42:11; Ho 2:13; Eze 16:12

. In the nose - Isa 3:21

- Rich men distinguished by - Jas 2:2

- Women of rank adorned with - Isa 3:16,21

- OF KINGS

. Used for sealing decrees - Es 3:12; 8:8,10

. Given to favourites as a mark of honour - Ge 41:42; Es 3:10; 8:2

- Numbers of, taken from Midianites - Nu 31:50

- ILLUSTRATIVE

. Of the glory of Christ - So 5:14

. (Put on the hands,) of favour - Lu 15:22


RIVERS

- Source of - Job 28:10; Ps 104:8,10

- Enclosed within banks - Da 12:5

- Flow through valleys - Ps 104:8,10

- SOME OF

. Great and mighty - Ge 15:18; Ps 74:15

. Deep - Eze 47:5; Zec 10:11

. Broad - Isa 33:21

. Rapid - Jud 5:21

. Parted into many streams - Ge 2:10; Isa 11:5

- Run into the sea - Ec 1:7; Eze 47:8

- God's power over, unlimited - Isa 50:2; Na 1:4

- USEFUL FOR

. Supplying drink to the people - Jer 2:18

. Commerce - Isa 23:3

. Promoting vegetation - Ge 2:10

. Bathing - Ex 2:5

- Baptism often performed in - Mt 3:6

- Of Canaan abounded with fish - Le 11:9,10

- BANKS OF

. Covered with flags - Ex 2:3,5

. Planted with trees - Eze 47:7

. Frequented by doves - So 5:12

. Frequented by wild beasts - Jer 49:19

. Places of common resort - Ps 137:1

. Frequently overflowed - Jos 3:15; 1Ch 12:15

. Peculiarly fruitful - Ps 1:3; Isa 32:20

- Gardens often made beside - Nu 24:6

- Cities often built beside - Ps 46:4; 137:1

- Often the boundaries of kingdoms - Jos 22:25; 1Ki 4:24

- MENTIONED IN SCRIPTURE

. Of Eden - Ge 2:10

. Of Jotbath - De 10:7

. Of Ethiopia - Isa 18:1

. Of Babylon - Ps 137:1

. Of Egypt - Ge 15:18

. Of Damascus - 2Ki 5:12

. Of Ahava - Ezr 8:15

. Of Judah - Joe 3:18

. Of Philippi - Ac 16:13

. Abana - 2Ki 5:12

. Arnon - De 2:36; Jos 12:1

. Chebar - Eze 1:1,3; 10:15,20

. Euphrates - Ge 2:14

. Gihon - Ge 2:13

. Gozan - 2Ki 17:6; 1Ch 5:26

. Hiddekel - Ge 2:14

. Jabbok - De 2:37; Jos 12:2

. Jordan - Jos 3:8; 2Ki 5:10

. Kanah - Jos 16:8

. Kishon - Jud 5:21

. Pharpar - 2Ki 5:12

. Pison - Ge 2:11

. Ulai - Da 8:16

- Many, fordable in some places - Ge 32:22; Jos 2:7; Isa 16:2

- ILLUSTRATIVE

. Of the abundance of grace in Christ - Isa 32:2; Joh 1:16

. Of the gifts and graces of the Holy Spirit - Ps 46:4; Isa 41:18; 43:19,20; Joh 7:38,39

. Of heavy afflictions - Ps 69:2; Isa 43:2

. Of abundance - Job 20:17; 29:6

. Of people flying from judgments - Isa 23:10

. (Steady course of,) of peace of saints - Isa 66:12

. (Fruitfulness of trees planted by,) of the permanent prosperity of saints - Ps 1:3; Jer 17:8

. (Drying up of,) of God's judgments - Isa 19:1-8; Jer 51:36; Na 1:4; Zec 10:11

. (Overflowing of,) of God's judgments - Isa 8:7,8; 28:2,18; Jer 47:2


ROCKS

- Often composed of Flint - De 8:15; 32:13

- DESCRIBED AS

. Hard - Jer 5:3

. Durable - Job 19:24

. Barren - Eze 26:4,14; Am 6:12; Lu 8:6

- Often sharp-pointed and craggy - 1Sa 14:4

- Often had holes and clefts - Ex 33:22

- Were a defence to a country - Isa 33:16

- Dreaded by mariners - Ac 27:20

- INHABITED BY

. Wild goats - Job 39:1

. Conies - Ps 104:18; Pr 30:26

. Doves - So 2:14; Jer 48:28

. Eagles - Job 39:28; Jer 49:16

- The olive tree flourished amongst - De 32:13; Job 29:6

- Bees often made their honey amongst - De 32:13; Ps 81:16

- USED AS

. Altars - Jud 6:20,21,26; 13:19

. Places for idolatrous worship - Isa 57:5

. Places of Observation - Ex 33:21; Nu 23:9

. Places of safety in danger - 1Sa 13:6; Isa 2:19; Jer 16:16; Re 6:15

. Places for shelter by the poor in their distress - Job 24:8; 30:3,6

- The shadow of, grateful to travellers during the heat of the day - Isa 32:2

- Houses often built on - Mt 7:24,25

- Tombs often hewn out of - Isa 22:16; Mt 27:60

- Important events often engraved upon - Job 19:24

- MENTIONED IN SCRIPTURE

. Adullam - 1Ch 11:15

. Bozez - 1Sa 14:4

. Engedi - 1Sa 24:1,2

. Etam - Jud 15:8

. Horeb in Rephidim - Ex 17:1-6

. Meribah in Kadesh - Nu 20:1-11

. Oreb - Jud 7:25; Isa 10:26

. Rimmon - Jud 20:45

. Seneh - 1Sa 14:4

. Selahammahlekoth in the wilderness of Maon - 1Sa 23:25,28

. Selah in the valley of salt - 2Ki 14:7; 2Ch 25:11,12

- Man's industry in cutting through - Job 28:9,10

- Hammers used for breaking - Jer 23:29

- Casting down from, a punishment - 2Ch 25:12

- MIRACLES CONNECTED WITH

. Water brought from - Ex 17:6; Nu 20:11

. Fire ascended out of - Jud 6:21

. Broken in pieces by the wind - 1Ki 19:11

. Rent at the death of Christ - Mt 27:51

- God's power exhibited in removing - Job 14:18; Na 1:6

- ILLUSTRATIVE OF

. God as creator of his people - De 32:18

. God as the strength of his people - Ps 18:1,2; 67:2; Isa 17:10

. God as defence of his people - Ps 31:2,3

. God as refuge of his people - Ps 94:22

. God as salvation of his people - De 32:15; Ps 89:26; 95:1

. Christ as refuge of his people - Isa 32:2

. Christ as foundation of his church - Mt 16:18; 1Pe 2:6

. Christ as source of spiritual gifts - 1Co 10:4

. Christ as a stumbling stone to the wicked - Isa 8:14; Ro 9:33; 1Pe 2:8

. A place of safety - Ps 27:5; 40:2

. Whatever we trust in - De 32:31,37

. The ancestor of a nation - Isa 51:1


ROE, THE

- Clean and fit for food - De 12:15; 14:5

- Male of, called the roebuck - 1Ki 4:23

- DESCRIBED AS

. Cheerful - Pr 5:19

. Wild - 2Sa 2:18

. Swift - 1Ch 12:8

- Inhabits the mountains - 1Ch 12:8

- Often hunted by men - Pr 6:5

- ILLUSTRATIVE OF

. Christ - So 2:9,17

. The church - So 4:5; 7:3

. A good wife - Pr 5:19

. The swift of foot - 2Sa 2:18


ROMAN EMPIRE, THE

- Called the world from its extent - Lu 2:1

- REPRESENTED BY THE

. Legs of iron in Nebuchadnezzar's vision - Da 2:33,40

. Terrible beast in Daniel's vision - Da 7:7,19

- Rome the capitol of - Ac 18:2; 19:21

- Judea a province of, under a procurator or a governor - Lu 3:2; Ac 23:34,26; 25:1

- ALLUSIONS TO MILITARY AFFAIRS OF

. Strict obedience to superiors - Mt 8:8,9

. Use of the panoply or defensive armour - Ro 13:12; 2Co 6:7; Eph 6:11-17

. Soldiers not allowed to entangle themselves with earthly cares - 2Ti 2:4

. Hardship endured by soldiers - 2Ti 2:3

. The soldier's special comrade who shared his toils and dangers - Php 2:25

. Danger of sentinels' sleeping - Mt 28:13,14

. Expunging from the muster roll name of soldiers guilty of crimes - Re 3:5

. Crowning of soldiers who distinguished themselves - 2Ti 4:7,8

. Triumphs of victorious generals - 2Co 2:14-16; Col 2:15

. Different military officers - Ac 21:31; 23:23,24

. Italian and Augustus' band - Ac 10:1; 27:1

- ALLUSIONS TO JUDICIAL AFFAIRS OF

. Person accused, examined by scourging - Ac 22:24,29

. Criminals delivered over to the soldiers for execution - Mt 27:26,27

. Accusation in writing placed over the head of those executed - Joh 19:19

. Garments of those executed given to the soldiers - Mt 27:35; Joh 19:23

. Prisoners chained to soldiers for safety - Ac 21:33; 12:6; 2Ti 1:16; Ac 28:16

. Accusers and accused confronted together - Ac 23:35; 25:16-19

. Accused person protected from popular violence - Ac 23:20,24-27

. Power of life and death vested in its authorities - Joh 18:31,39,40; 19:10

. All appeals made to the emperor - Ac 25:11,12

. Those who appealed to Caesar, to be brought before him - Ac 26:32

- ALLUSIONS TO CITIZENSHIP OF

. Obtained by purchase - Ac 22:28

. Obtained by birth - Ac 22:28

. Exempted from the degradation scourging - Ac 16:37,38; 22:25

- ALLUSIONS TO GRECIAN GAME ADAPTED BY

. Gladiatorial fights - 1Co 4:9; 15:32

. Foot races - 1Co 9:24; Php 2:16; 3:11-14; Heb 12:1,2

. Wrestling - Eph 6:12

. Training of combatants - 1Co 9:25,27

. Crowning of conquerors - 1Co 9:25; Php 3:14; 2Ti 4:8

. Rules observed in conducting - 2Ti 2:5

- EMPERORS OF, MENTIONED

. Tiberius - Lu 3:1

. Augustus - Lu 2:1

. Claudius - Ac 11:28

. Nero - Php 4:22; 2Ti 4:22

- PREDICTIONS RESPECTING

. Its universal dominion - Da 7:23

. Its division into ten parts - Da 2:41-43; 7:20,24

. Origin of papal power in - Da 7:8,20-25




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