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SABBATH, THE

- Instituted by God - Ge 2:3

- Grounds of its institution - Ge 2:2,3; Ex 20:11

- The seventh day observed as - Ex 20:9-11

- Made for man - Mr 2:27

- God

. Blessed - Ge 2:3; Ex 20:11

. Sanctified - Ge 2:3; Ex 31:15

. Hallowed - Ex 20:11

. Commanded, to be kept - Le 19:3,30

. Commanded to be sanctified - Ex 20:8

. Will have his goodness commemorated in the observance of - De 5:15

. Shows favour in appointing - Ne 9:14

. Shows considerate kindness in appointing - Ex 23:12

- A sign of the covenant - Ex 31:13,17

- A type of the heavenly rest - Heb 4:4,9

- CHRIST

. Is Lord of - Mr 2:28

. Was accustomed to observe - Lu 4:16

. Taught on - Lu 4:31; 6:6

- Servants and cattle should be allowed to rest upon - Ex 20:10; De 5:14

- No manner of work to be done on - Ex 20:10; Le 23:3

- No purchases to be made on - Ne 10:31; 13:15-17

- No burdens to be carried on - Ne 13:19; Jer 17:21

- Divine worship to be celebrated on - Eze 46:3; Ac 16:13

- The Scriptures to be read on - Ac 13:27; 15:21

- The word of God to be preached on - Ac 13:14,15,44; 17:2; 18:4

- Works connected with religious service lawful on - Nu 28:9; Mt 12:5; Joh 7:23

- Works of mercy lawful on - Mt 12:12; 13:16; Joh 9:14

- Necessary wants may be supplied - Mt 12:1; Lu 13:15; 14:1

- CALLED

. The Sabbath of the Lord - Ex 20:10; Le 23:3; De 5:14

. The Sabbath of rest - Ex 31:15

. The rest of the holy Sabbath - Ex 16:23

. God's holy Day - Isa 58:13

. The Lord's day - Re 1:10

- First day of the week kept as, by the church - Joh 20:26; Ac 20:7; 1Co 16:2

- SAINTS

. Observe - Ne 13:22

. Honour God in observing - Isa 58:13

. Rejoice in - Ps 118:24; Isa 58:13

. Testify against those who desecrate - Ne 13:15,20,21

- Observance of, to be perpetual - Ex 31:16,17; Mt 5:17,18

- Blessedness of honouring - Isa 58:13,14

- Blessedness of keeping - Isa 56:2,6

- Denunciations against those who profane - Ne 13:18; Jer 17:27

- Punishment of those who profane - Ex 31:14,15; Nu 15:32-36

- THE WICKED

. Mock at - La 1:7

. Pollute - Isa 56:2; Eze 20:13,16

. Profane - Ne 13:17; Eze 22:8

. Wearied by - Am 8:5

. Hide their eyes from - Eze 22:26

. Do their own pleasure on - Isa 58:13

. Bear burdens on - Ne 13:15

. Work on - Ne 13:15

. Traffic on - Ne 10:31; 13:15,16

. Sometimes pretend to zealous for - Lu 13:14; Joh 9:16

. May be judicially deprived of - La 2:6; Ho 2:11

- Honouring of-Exemplified

. Moses - Nu 15:32-34

. Nehemiah - Ne 13:15,21

. The women - Lu 23:56

. Paul - Ac 13:14

. Disciples - Ac 16:13

. John - Re 1:10

- Dishonouring of--Exemplified

. Gatherers of manna - Ex 16:27

. Gatherers of sticks - Nu 15:32

. Men of Tyre - Ne 13:16

. Inhabitants of Jerusalem - Jer 17:21-23


SACKCLOTH

- Made of coarse hair - Mt 3:4; Re 6:12

- Rough and unsightly - Zec 13:4

- Of a black colour - Re 6:12

- WAS WORN

. By God's prophets - 2Ki 1:8; Isa 20:2; Mt 3:4; Re 11:3

. By persons in affliction - Ne 9:1; Ps 69:11; Jon 3:5

. Girt about the loins - Ge 37:34; 1Ki 20:31

. Frequently next the skin in deep afflictions - 1Ki 21:27; 2Ki 6:30; Job 16:15

. Often over the whole person - 2Ki 19:1,2

. With ashes on the head - Es 4:1

. Often with ropes on the head - 1Ki 20:31

. In the streets - Isa 15:3

. At funerals - 2Sa 3:31

- The Jews lay in, when in deep affliction - 2Sa 21:10; 1Ki 21:27; Joe 1:13

- No one clothed in, allowed into the palaces of kings - Es 4:2

- ILLUSTRATIVE

. (Girding with,) of heavy afflictions - Isa 3:24; 22:12; 32:11

. (Covering the heavens with,) of severe judgments - Isa 50:3

. (Heavens becoming as,) of severe judgments - Re 6:12

. (Putting of,) of joy and gladness - Ps 30:11


SACRIFICES

- Divine institution of - Ge 3:21; 1:29; 9:3; 4:4,5; Heb 11:4

- To be offered to God alone - Ex 22:20; Jud 13:16; 2Ki 17:36

- When offered to God, an acknowledgement of his being the supreme God - 2Ki 5:17; Jon 1:16

- CONSISTED OF

. Clean animals or bloody sacrifices - Ge 8:20

. The fruits of the earth or sacrifices without blood - Ge 4:4; Le 2:1

- Always offered upon altars - Ex 20:24

- The offering of, an acknowledgment of sin - Heb 10:3

- WERE OFFERED

. From the earliest age - Ge 4:3,4

. By the patriarchs - Ge 22:2,13; 31:54; 46:1; Job 1:5

. After the departure of Israel from Egypt - Ex 5:3,17; 18:12; 24:5

. Under the Mosaic age - Le 1:1-7:38; Heb 10:1-3

. Daily - Ex 29:38,39; Nu 28:3,4

. Weekly - Nu 28:9,10

. Monthly - Nu 28:11

. Yearly - Le 16:3; 1Sa 1:3,21; 20:6

. At all the feasts - Nu 10:10

. For the whole nation - Le 16:15-30; 1Ch 29:21

. For individuals - Le 1:2; 17:8

. In faith of a coming Saviour - Heb 11:4,17,28

- Required to be perfect and without blemish - Le 22:19; De 15:21; 17:1; Mal 1:8,14

- Generally the best of their kind - Ge 4:4; 1Sa 15:22; Ps 66:15; Isa 1:11

- DIFFERENT KINDS OF

. Burnt offering wholly consumed by fire - Le 1:1-17; 1Ki 18:38

. Sin offering for sins of ignorance - Le 4:1-35

. Trespass offering for intentional sins - Le 6:1-7; 7:1-7

. Peace offering - Le 3:1-17

- To be brought to the place appointed by God - De 12:6; 2Ch 7:12

- Were bound to the horns of the altar - Ps 118:27

- Were salted with salt - Le 2:13; Mr 9:49

- Often consumed by fire from heaven - Le 9:24; 1Ki 18:38; 2Ch 7:1

- When bloody, accompanied with meat and drink offering - Nu 15:3-12

- No leaven offered with, except for - Ex 23:18; Le 7:13

- Fat of, not to remain until morning - Ex 23:8

- THE PRIESTS

. Appointed to offer - 1Sa 2:28; Eze 44:11,15; Heb 5:1; 8:3

. Had a portion of, and lived by - Ex 29:27,28; De 18:3; Jos 13:14; 1Co 9:13

- Were typical of Christ's sacrifice - 1Co 5:7; Eph 5:2; Heb 10:1,11,12

- Were accepted when offered in sincerity and faith - Ge 4:4; Heb 11:4; Ge 8:21

- Imparted a legal purification - Heb 9:13,22

- Could not take away sin - Ps 40:6; Heb 9:9; 10:1-11

- Without obedience, worthless - 1Sa 15:22; Pr 21:3; Mr 12:33

- The covenants of God confirmed by - Ge 15:9-17; Ex 24:5-8; Heb 9:19,20; Ps 50:5

- THE JEWS

. Condemned for not treating with respect - 1Sa 2:29; Mal 1:12

. Condemned for bringing defective and blemished - Mal 1:13,14

. Condemned for not offering - Isa 43:23,24

. Unaccepted in, on account of sin - Isa 1:11,15; 66:3; Ho 8:13

. Condemned for offering, to idols - 2Ch 34:25; Isa 65:3,7; Eze 20:28,31

- Offered to false gods, are offered to devils - Le 17:7; De 32:17; Ps 106:37; 1Co 10:20

- On great occasions, very numerous - 2Ch 5:6; 7:5

- For public use often provided by the state - 2Ch 31:3

- ILLUSTRATIVE OF

. Prayer - Ps 141:2

. Thanksgiving - Ps 27:6; 107:22; 116:17; Heb 13:15

. Devotedness - Ro 12:1; Php 2:17

. Benevolence - Php 4:18; Heb 13:16

. Righteousness - Ps 4:5; 51:19

. A broken spirit - Ps 51:17

. Martyrdom - Php 2:7; 2Ti 4:6


SADDUCEES, THE

- A sect of the Jews - Ac 5:17

- Denied the resurrection and a future stated - Mt 22:23; Lu 20:27

- The resurrection a cause of dispute between them and the Pharisees - Ac 23:6-9

- Were refused baptism by John - Mt 3:7

- CHRIST

. Tempted by - Mt 16:1

. Cautioned his disciples against their principles - Mt 16:6,11,12

. Vindicated the resurrection against - Mt 22:24-32; Mr 12:19-27

. Silenced - Mt 22:34

- Persecuted the Christians - Ac 4:1; 5:17,18,40


SAINTS, COMPARED TO

- The sun - Jud 5:31; Mt 13:43

- Stars - Da 12:3

- Lights - Mt 5:14; Php 2:15

- Mount Zion - Ps 125:1,2

- Lebanon - Ho 14:5-7

- Treasure - Ex 19:5; Ps 135:4

- Jewels - Mal 3:17

- Gold - Job 23:10; La 4:2

- Vessels of gold and silver - 2Ti 2:20

- Stones of a crown - Zec 9:16

- Lively stones - 1Pe 2:5

- Babes - Mt 11:25; 1Pe 2:2

- Little children - Mt 18:3; 1Co 14:20

- Obedient children - 1Pe 1:14

- Members of the body - 1Co 12:20,27

- Soldiers - 2Ti 2:3,4

- Runners in a race - 1Co 9:24; Heb 12:1

- Wrestlers - 2Ti 2:5

- Good servants - Mt 25:21

- Strangers and pilgrims - 1Pe 2:11

- Sheep - Ps 78:52; Mt 25:33; Joh 10:4

- Lambs - Isa 40:11; Joh 21:15

- Calves of the stall - Mal 4:2

- Lions - Pr 28:1; Mic 5:8

- Eagles - Ps 103:5; Isa 40:31

- Doves - Ps 68:13; Isa 60:8

- Thirsting deer - Ps 42:1

- Good fishes - Mt 13:48

- Dew and showers - Mic 5:7

- Watered gardens - Isa 58:11

- Unfailing springs - Isa 58:11

- Vines - So 6:11; Ho 14:7

- Branches of a vine - Joh 15:2,4,5

- Pomegranates - So 4:13

- Good figs - Jer 24:2-7

- Lilies - So 2:2; Ho 14:5

- Willows by the water courses - Isa 44:4

- Trees planted by rivers - Ps 1:3

- Cedars in Lebanon - Ps 92:12

- Palm trees - Ps 92:12

- Green olive trees - Ps 52:8; Ho 14:6

- Fruitful trees - Ps 1:3; Jer 17:8

- Corn - Ho 14:7

- Wheat - Mt 3:12; 13:29,30

- Salt - Mt 5:13


SALT

- Characterised as good and useful - Mr 9:50

- Used For

. Seasoning food - Job 6:6

. Seasoning sacrifices - Le 2:13; Eze 43:24

. Ratifying covenants - Nu 18:19; 2Ch 13:5

. Strengthening new-born infants - Eze 16:4

- Partaking of another's a bond of friendship - Ezr 4:14

- Lost its savour when exposed to the air - Mt 5:13; Mr 9:50

- OFTEN FOUND

. In pits - Jos 11:8; Zep 2:9

. In springs - Jas 3:12

. Near the Dead Sea - Nu 34:12; De 3:17

- Places where it abounded barren and unfruitful - Jer 17:6; Eze 47:11

- The valley of, celebrated for victories - 2Sa 8:13; 2Ki 14:7; 1Ch 18:12

- MIRACLES CONNECTED WITH

. Lot's wife turned into a pillar of - Ge 19:26

. Elisha healed the bad water with - 2Ki 2:21

- Places sown with, to denote perpetual desolation - Jud 9:45

- Liberally afforded to the Jews after the captivity - Ezr 6:9; 7:22

- ILLUSTRATIVE

. Of saints - Mt 5:13

. Of grace in the heart - Mr 9:50

. Of wisdom in speech - Col 4:6

. (Without savour,) of graceless professors - Mt 5:13; Mr 9:50

. (Pits of,) of desolation - Zep 2:9

. (Salted with fire,) of preparation of the wicked for destruction - Mr 9:49


SALUTATIONS

- Antiquity of - Ge 18:2; 19:1

- WERE GIVEN

. By brethren to each other - 1Sa 17:22

. By inferiors to their superiors - Ge 47:7

. By superiors to inferiors - 1Sa 30:21

. By all passers-by - 1Sa 10:3,4; Ps 129:8

. On entering a house - Jud 18:15; Mt 10:12; Lu 1:40,41,44

- Often sent through messengers - 1Sa 25:5,14; 2Sa 8:10

- Often sent by letter - Ro 16:21-23; 1Co 16:21; Col 4:18; 2Th 3:17

- Denied to persons of bad character - 2Jo 1:10

- Persons in haste excused from giving or receiving - 2Ki 4:29; Lu 10:24

- EXPRESSIONS USED AS

. Peace be with thee - Jud 19:20

. Peace to thee, and peace to thine house, and peace to all that thou hast - 1Sa 25:6

. Peace be to this house - Lu 10:5

. The Lord be with you - Ru 2:4

. The Lord bless thee - Ru 2:4

. The blessing of the Lord be upon you, we bless you in the name of the Lord - Ps 129:8

. Blessed be thou of the Lord - 1Sa 15:13

. God be gracious to thee - Ge 43:29

. Art thou in health? - 2Sa 20:9

. Hail - Mt 26:49; Lu 1:28

. All hail - Mt 28:9

- Often perfidious - 2Sa 20:9; Mt 26:49

- Given to Christ in derision - Mt 27:29; 15:18

- OFTEN ACCOMPANIED BY

. Falling on the neck and kissing - Ge 33:4; 45:14,15; Lu 15:20

. Laying hold of the bear with the right hand - 2Sa 20:9

. Bowing frequently to the ground - Ge 33:3

. Embracing and kissing the feet - Mt 28:9; Lu 7:38,45

. Touching the hem of the garment - Mt 14:36

. Falling prostrate on the ground - Es 8:3; Mt 2:11; Lu 8:41

. Kissing the dust - Ps 72:9; Isa 49:23

- The Jews condemned for giving, only to their countrymen - Mt 5:47

- The Pharisees condemned for seeking, in public - Mt 23:7; Mr 12:38


SALVATION

- Is of God - Ps 3:8; 37:39; Jer 3:23

- Is of the purpose of God - 2Ti 1:9

- Is of the appointment of God - 1Th 5:9

- God is willing to give - 1Ti 2:4

- Is by Christ - Isa 63:9; Eph 5:23

- Is by Christ alone - Isa 45:21,22; 59:16; Ac 4:12

- Announced after the fall - Ge 3:15

- Of Israel, predicted - Isa 35:4; 45:17; Zec 9:16; Ro 11:26

- Of the Gentiles, predicted - Isa 45:22; 49:6; 52:10

- Revealed in the gospel - Eph 1:13; 2Ti 1:10

- Came to the Gentiles through the fall of the Jews - Ro 11:11

- CHRIST

. The Captain of - Heb 2:10

. The Author of - Heb 5:9

. Appointed for - Isa 49:6

. Raised up for - Lu 1:69

. Has - Zec 9:9

. Brings, with him - Isa 62:11; Lu 19:9

. Mighty to effect - Isa 63:1; Heb 7:25

. Came to effect - Mt 18:11; 1Ti 1:15

. Died to effect - Joh 3:14,15; Ga 1:4

. Exalted to give - Ac 5:31

- Is not by works - Ro 11:6; Eph 2:9; 2Ti 1:9; Tit 3:5

- Is of grace - Eph 2:5,8; 2Ti 1:9; Tit 2:11

- Is of love - Ro 5:8; 1Jo 4:9,10

- Is of mercy - Ps 6:4; Tit 3:5

- Is of the long-suffering of God - 2Pe 3:15

- Is through faith in Christ - Mr 16:16; Ac 16:31; Ro 10:9; Eph 2:8; 1Pe 1:5

- Reconciliation to God, a pledge of - Ro 5:10

- IS DELIVERANCE FROM

. Sin - Mt 1:21; 1Jo 3:5

. Uncleanness - Eze 36:29

. The devil - Col 2:15; Heb 2:14,15

. Wrath - Ro 5:9; 1Th 1:10

. This present evil world - Ga 1:4

. Enemies - Lu 1:71,74

. Eternal death - Joh 3:16,17

- Confession of Christ necessary to - Ro 10:10

- Regeneration necessary to - Joh 3:3

- Final perseverance necessary to - Mt 10:22

- DESCRIBED AS

. Great - Heb 2:3

. Glorious - 2Ti 2:10

. Common - Jude 1:3

. From generation to generation - Isa 51:8

. To the uttermost - Heb 7:25

. Eternal - Isa 45:17; 51:6; Heb 5:9

- Searched into and exhibited by the prophets - 1Pe 1:10

- The gospel is the power of God to - Ro 1:16; 1Co 1:18

- Preaching the word is the appointed means of - 1Co 1:21

- The Scriptures are able to make wise to - 2Ti 3:15; Jas 1:21

- Now is the day of - Isa 49:8; 2Co 6:2

- From sin, to be worked out with fear and trembling - Php 2:12

- SAINTS

. Chosen to - 2Th 2:13; 2Ti 1:9

. Appointed to obtain - 1Th 5:9

. Are heirs of - Heb 1:14

. Have, through grace - Ac 15:11

. Have a token of, in their patient suffering for Christ - Php 1:28,29

. Kept by the power of God to - 1Pe 1:5

. Beautified with - Ps 149:4

. Clothed with - Isa 61:10

. Satisfied by - Lu 2:30

. Love - Ps 40:16

. Hope for - La 3:26; Ro 8:24

. Wait for - Ge 49:18; La 3:26

. Long for - Ps 119:81,174

. Earnestly look for - Ps 119:123

. Daily approach nearer to - Ro 13:11

. Receive, as the end of their faith - 1Pe 1:9

. Welcome the tidings of - Isa 52:7; Ro 10:15

. Pray to be visited with - Ps 85:7; 106:4; 119:41

. Pray for the assurance of - Ps 35:3

. Pray for a joyful sense of - Ps 51:12

. Evidence, by works - Heb 6:9,10

. Ascribe, to God - Ps 25:5; Isa 12:2

. Praise God for - 1Ch 16:23; Ps 96:2

. Commemorate, with thanks - Ps 116:12

. Rejoice in - Ps 9:14; 21:1; Isa 25:9

. Glory in - 1Co 1:31; Ga 6:14

. Declare - Ps 40:10; 71:15

- Godly sorrow works repentance to - 2Co 7:10

- All the earth shall see - Isa 52:10; Lu 3:6

- MINISTERS

. Give the knowledge of - Lu 1:77

. Show the way of - Ac 16:17

. Should exhort to - Eze 3:18,19; Ac 2:40

. Should labour to lead others to - Ro 11:14

. Should be clothed in - 2Ch 6:41; Ps 132:16

. Should use self-denial to lead others to - 1Co 9:22

. Should endure suffering that the elect may obtain - 2Ti 2:10

. Are a sweet savour of Christ to God, in those who obtain - 2Co 2:15

- The heavenly host ascribe, to God - Re 7:10; 19:1

- SOUGHT IN VAIN FROM

. Idols - Isa 45:20; Jer 2:28

. Earthly power - Jer 3:23

- No escape for those who neglect - Heb 2:3

- Is far off from the wicked - Ps 119:155; Isa 59:11

- ILLUSTRATED BY

. A rock - De 32:15; 2Sa 22:47; Ps 95:1

. A horn - Ps 18:2; Lu 1:69

. A tower - 2Sa 22:51

. A helmet - Isa 59:17; Eph 6:17

. A shield - 2Sa 22:36

. A lamp - Isa 62:1

. A cup - Ps 116:13

. Clothing - 2Ch 6:41; Ps 132:16; 149:4; Isa 61:10

. Wells - Isa 12:3

. Walls and bulwarks - Isa 26:1; 60:18

. Chariots - Hab 3:8

. A victory - 1Co 15:57

- Typified - Nu 21:4-9; Joh 3:14,15


SAMARIA, ANCIENT

- The territory of Ephraim and Manasseh properly so called - Jos 17:17,18; Isa 28:1

- The whole kingdom of Israel sometimes called - Eze 16:46,51; Ho 8:5,6

- Had many cities - 1Ki 13:32

- SAMARIA THE CAPITAL OF

. Built by Omri king of Israel - 1Ki 16:23,24

. Called after Shemer the owner of the hill on which it was built - 1Ki 16:24

. Called the mountain of Samaria - Am 4:1; 6:1

. Called the head of Ephraim - Isa 7:9

. Kings of Israel sometime took their titles from - 1Ki 21:1; 2Ki 1:3

. The residence of the kings of Israel - 1Ki 16:29; 2Ki 1:2; 3:1,6

. The burial place of the kings of Israel - 1Ki 16:28; 22:37; 2Ki 13:13

. Was a fenced city, and well provided with arms - 2Ki 10:2

. The pool of Samaria near to - 1Ki 22:38

. The prophet Elisha dwelt in - 2Ki 2:25; 5:3; 6:32

. Besieged by Benhadad - 1Ki 20:1-12

. Deliverance of, predicted - 1Ki 20:13,14

. Deliverance of, effected - 1Ki 20:15-21

. Besieged again by Benhadad - 2Ki 6:24

. Suffered severely from famine - 2Ki 6:25-29

. Elisha predicted plenty in - 2Ki 7:1,2

. Delivered by miraculous means - 2Ki 7:6,7

. Remarkable plenty in, as foretold by Elisha - 2Ki 7:16-20

. Besieged and taken by Shalmaneser - 2Ki 17:5,6; 18:9,10

- A mountainous country - Jer 31:5; Am 3:9

- PEOPLE OF CHARACTERISED AS

. Proud and arrogant - Isa 9:9

. Corrupt and wicked - Eze 16:46,47; Ho 7:1; Am 3:9,10

. Idolatrous - Eze 23:5; Am 8:14; Mic 1:7

- Predictions respecting its destruction - Isa 8:4; 9:11,12; Ho 13:16; Am 3:11,12; Mic 1:6

- Inhabitants of, carried captive to Assyria - 2Ki 17:6,23; 18:11

- Repeopled from Assyria - 2Ki 17:24,25


SAMARIA, MODERN

- Situated between Judea and Galilee - Lu 17:11; Joh 4:3,4

- Had many cities - Mt 10:5; Lu 9:52

- CITIES OF, MENTIONED IN SCRIPTURE

. Samaria - Ac 8:5

. Sychar - Joh 4:5

. Antipatris - Ac 23:31

- Christ preached in - Joh 4:39-42

- Christ at first forbade his disciples to visit - Mt 10:5

- Christ after his resurrection commanded the gospel to be preached in - Ac 1:8

- INHABITANTS OF

. Their true descent - 2Ki 17:24; Ezr 4:9,10

. Boasted descent from Jacob - Joh 4:12

. Professed to worship God - Ezr 4:2

. Their religion mixed with idolatry - 2Ki 17:41; Joh 4:22

. Worshipped on Mount Gerizim - Joh 4:20

. Opposed the Jews after their return from captivity - Ne 4:1-18

. Expected the Messiah - Joh 4:25,29

. Were superstitious - Ac 8:9-11

. More humane and grateful than the Jews - Lu 10:33-36; 17:16-18

. Abhorred by the Jews - Joh 8:48

. Had no intercourse or dealings with the Jews - Lu 9:52,53; Joh 4:9

. Ready to hear and embrace the gospel - Joh 4:39-42; Ac 8:6-8

- The persecuted Christians fled to - Ac 8:1

- The gospel first preached in, by Philip - Ac 8:5

- Many Christian churches in - Ac 9:31


SANCTIFICATION

- Is separation to the service of God - Ps 4:3; 2Co 6:17

- EFFECTED BY

. God - Eze 37:28; 1Th 5:23; Jude 1:1

. Christ - Heb 2:11; 13:12

. The Holy Spirit - Ro 15:16; 1Co 6:11

- In Christ - 1Co 1:2

- Through the atonement of Christ - Heb 10:10; 13:12

- Through the word of God - Joh 17:17,19; Eph 5:26

- Christ made, of God, to us - 1Co 1:30

- Saints elected to salvation through - 2Th 2:13; 1Pe 1:2

- All saints are in a state of - Ac 20:32; 26:18; 1Co 6:11

- The Church made glorious by - Eph 5:26,27

- SHOULD LEAD TO

. Mortification of sin - 1Th 4:3,4

. Holiness - Ro 6:22; Eph 5:7-9

- Offering up of saints acceptable through - Ro 15:16

- Saints fitted for the service of God by - 2Ti 2:21

- God wills all saints to have - 1Th 4:3

- MINISTERS

. Set apart to God's service by - Jer 1:5

. Should pray that their people may enjoy complete - 1Th 5:23

. Should exhort their people to walk in - 1Th 4:1,3

- None can inherit the kingdom of God without - 1Co 6:9-11

- Typified - Ge 2:3; Ex 13:2; 19:14; 40:9-15; Le 27:14-16


SCAPE-GOAT, THE

- Part of the sin offering on the day of atonement - Le 16:5,7

- Chosen by lot - Le 16:8

- The high priest transferred the sins of Israel to, by confessing them with both hands upon its head - Le 16:21

- Sent into the wilderness by the hands of a fit person - Le 16:21,22

- COMMUNICATED UNCLEANNESS TO

. The high priest - Le 16:24

. The man who lead him away - Le 16:26

- Typical of Christ - Isa 53:6,11,12


SCIENCES

- Architecture - De 8:12; 1Ch 29:19

- Arithmetic - Ge 15:5; Le 26:8; Job 29:18

- Astronomy - Job 38:31,32; Isa 13:10

- Astrology - Isa 47:13

- Botany - 1Ki 4:33

- Geography - Ge 10:1-30; Isa 11:11

- History and Chronology - 1Ki 22:39; 2Ki 1:18; 1Ch 9:1; 29:29

- Mechanics - Ge 6:14-16; 11:4; Ex 14:6,7

- Medicine - Jer 8:22; Mr 5:26

- Music - 1Ch 16:4-7; 25:6

- Navigation - 1Ki 9:27; Ps 107:23

- Surveying - Jos 18:4-9; Ne 2:12-16; Eze 40:5,6; Zec 2:2

- Zoology - 1Ki 4:33


SCORNING AND MOCKING

- The sufferings of Christ by, predicted - Ps 22:6-8; Isa 53:3; Lu 18:32

- Christ endured - Mt 9:24; 27:29

- SAINTS ENDURE, ON ACCOUNT OF

. Being children of God - Ge 21:9; Ga 4:29

. Their uprightness - Job 12:4

. Their faith - Heb 11:36

. Their faithfulness in declaring the word of God - Jer 20:7,8

. Their zeal for God's house - Ne 2:19

- THE WICKED INDULGE IN, AGAINST

. The second coming of Christ - 2Pe 3:3,4

. The gifts of the Spirit - Ac 2:13

. God's threatening - Isa 5:19; Jer 17:15

. God's ministers - 2Ch 36:16

. God's ordinances - La 1:7

. Saints - Ps 123:4; La 3:14,63

. The resurrection of the dead - Ac 17:32

. All solemn admonitions - 2Ch 30:6-10

- Idolaters addicted to - Isa 57:3-6

- Drunkards addicted to - Ps 69:12; Ho 7:5

- THOSE WHO ARE ADDICTED TO

. Delight in - Pr 1:22

. Are contentious - Pr 22:10

. Are scorned by God - Pr 3:34

. Are hated by men - Pr 24:9

. Are avoided by saints - Ps 1:1; Jer 15:17

. Walk after their own lusts - 2Pe 3:3

. Are proud and haughty - Pr 21:24

. Hear not rebuke - Pr 13:1

. Love not those who reprove - Pr 15:12

. Hate those who reprove - Pr 9:8

. Go not to the wise - Pr 15:12

. Bring others into danger - Pr 29:8

. Shall themselves endure - Eze 23:32

- Characteristic of the latter days - 2Pe 3:3; Jude 1:18

- Woe denounced against - Isa 5:18,19

- Punishment for - 2Ch 36:17; Pr 19:29; Isa 29:20; La 3:64-66

- Exemplified

. Ishmael - Ge 21:9

. Children at Bethel - 2Ki 2:23

. Ephraim and Manasseh - 2Ch 30:10

. Chiefs of Judah - 2Ch 36:16

. Sanballat - Ne 4:1

. Enemies of Joab - Job 30:1,9

. Enemies of David - Ps 35:15,16

. Rulers of Israel - Isa 28:14

. Ammonites - Eze 25:3

. People of Tyre - Eze 26:2

. Heathen - Eze 36:2,3

. Soldiers - Mt 27:28-30; Lu 23:36

. Chief Priests - Mt 27:41

. Pharisees - Lu 16:14

. The men who held Jesus - Lu 22:63,64

. Herod - Lu 23:11

. People and rulers - Lu 23:35

. Some of the multitude - Ac 2:13

. Athenians - Ac 17:32


SCORPION, THE

- Armed with a sharp sting in its tail - Re 9:10

- Sting of, venomous and caused torment - Re 9:5

- Abounded in the great desert - De 8:15

- Unfit for food - Lu 11:12

- ILLUSTRATIVE

. Wicked men - Eze 2:6

. Ministers of Antichrist - Re 9:3,5,10

. Severe scourges - 1Ki 12:11

- Christ gave his disciples power over - Lu 10:19


SCRIBES

- Antiquity of - Jud 5:14

- Wore an inkhorn at their girdles - Eze 9:2,3

- FAMILIES CELEBRATED FOR FURNISHING

. Kenites - 1Ch 2:55

. Zebulun - Jud 5:14

. Levi - 1Ch 24:6; 2Ch 34:13

- Generally men of great wisdom - 1Ch 27:32

- Often learned in the law - Ezr 7:6

- Were ready writers - Ps 45:1

- ACTED AS

. Secretaries to kings - 2Sa 8:17; 20:25; 2Ki 12:10; Es 3:12

. Secretaries to prophets - Jer 36:5,26

. Notaries in courts of justice - Jer 32:11,12

. Religious teachers - Ne 8:2-6

. Writers of public documents - 1Ch 24:6

. Keepers of the muster-rolls of the host - 2Ki 25:19; 2Ch 26:11; Jer 52:25

- MODERN

. Were doctors of the law - Mr 12:28; Mt 22:35

. Wore long robes and loved pre-eminence - Mr 12:38,39

. Sat in Moses' seat - Mt 23:2

. Were frequently Pharisees - Ac 23:9

. Esteemed wise and learned - 1Co 1:20

. Regarded as interpreters of Scripture - Mt 2:4; 17:10; Mr 12:35

. Their manner of teaching contrasting with that of Christ - Mt 7:29; Mr 1:22

. Condemned by Christ for hypocrisy - Mt 23:15

. Often offended at out Lord's conduct and teaching - Mt 21:15; Mr 2:6,7,16; 3:22

. Tempted our Lord - Joh 8:3

. Active in procuring our Lord's death - Mt 26:3; Lu 23:10

. Persecuted the Christians - Ac 4:5; 18:21; 6:12

- Illustrated of well instructed ministers of the gospel - Mt 13:52


SCRIPTURES, THE

- Given by inspiration of God - 2Ti 3:16

- Given by inspiration of the Holy Spirit - Ac 1:16; Heb 3:7; 2Pe 1:21

- Christ sanctioned, by appealing to them - Mt 4:4; Mr 12:10; Joh 7:42

- Christ taught out of - Lu 24:27

- ARE CALLED THE

. Word - Jas 1:21-23; 1Pe 2:2

. Word of God - Lu 11:28; Heb 4:12

. Word of Christ - Col 3:16

. Word of truth - Jas 1:18

. Holy Scriptures - Ro 1:2; 2Ti 3:15

. Scripture of truth - Da 10:21

. Book - Ps 40:7; Re 22:19

. Book of the Lord - Isa 34:16

. Book of the law - Ne 8:3; Ga 3:10

. Law of the Lord - Ps 1:2; Isa 30:9

. Sword of the Spirit - Eph 6:17

. Oracles of God - Ro 3:2; 1Pe 4:11

- Contain the promises of the gospel - Ro 1:2

- Reveal the laws, statutes, and judgments of God - De 4:5,14; Ex 24:3,4

- Record divine prophecies - 2Pe 1:19-21

- Testify of Christ - Joh 5:39; Ac 10:43; 18:28; 1Co 15:3

- Are full and sufficient - Lu 16:29,31

- Are an unerring guide - Pr 6:23; 2Pe 1:19

- Are able to make wise to salvation through faith in Christ Jesus - 2Ti 3:15

- Are profitable both for doctrine and practice - 2Ti 3:16,17

- DESCRIBED AS

. Pure - Ps 12:6; 119:140; Pr 30:5

. True - Ps 119:160; Joh 17:17

. Perfect - Ps 19:7

. Precious - Ps 19:10

. Quick and powerful - Heb 4:12

- Written for our instruction - Ro 15:4

- Intended for the use of all men - Ro 16:26

- Nothing to be taken from, or added to - De 4:2; 12:32

- One portion of, to be compared with another - 1Co 2:13

- DESIGNED FOR

. Regenerating - Jas 1:18; 1Pe 1:23

. Quickening - Ps 119:50,93

. Illuminating - Ps 119:130

. Converting the soul - Ps 19:7

. Making wise the simple - Ps 19:7

. Sanctifying - Joh 17:17; Eph 5:26

. Producing faith - Joh 20:31

. Producing hope - Ps 119:49; Ro 15:4

. Producing obedience - De 17:19,20

. Cleansing the heart - Joh 15:3; Eph 5:26

. Cleansing the ways - Ps 119:9

. Keeping from destructive paths - Ps 17:4

. Supporting life - De 8:3; Mt 4:4

. Promoting growth in grace - 1Pe 2:2

. Building up in the faith - Ac 20:32

. Admonishing - Ps 19:11; 1Co 10:11

. Comforting - Ps 119:82; Ro 15:4

. Rejoicing the heart - Ps 19:8; 119:111

- Work effectually in them that believe - 1Th 2:13

- The letter of, without the spirit, killeth - Joh 6:63; 2Co 3:6

- Ignorance of, a source of error - Mt 22:29; Ac 13:27

- Christ enables us to understand - Lu 24:45

- The Holy Spirit enable us to understand - Joh 16:13; 1Co 2:10-14

- No prophecy of, is of any private interpretation - 2Pe 1:20

- Everything should be tried by - Isa 8:20; Ac 17:11

- SHOULD BE

. The standard of teaching - 1Pe 4:11

. Believed - Joh 2:22

. Appealed to - 1Co 1:31; 1Pe 1:16

. Read - De 17:19; Isa 34:16

. Read publicly to ALL - De 31:11-13; Ne 8:3; Jer 36:6; Ac 13:15

. Known - 2Ti 3:15

. Received, not as the word of men, but as the word of God - 1Th 2:13

. Received with meekness - Jas 1:21

. Searched - Joh 5:39; 7:52

. Searched daily - Ac 17:11

. Laid up in the heart - De 6:6; 11:18

. Taught to children - De 6:7; 11:19; 2Ti 3:15

. Taught to ALL - 2Ch 17:7-9; Ne 8:7,8

. Talked of continually - De 6:7

. Not handled deceitfully - 2Co 4:2

. Not only heard, but obeyed - Mt 7:24; Lu 11:28; Jas 1:22

. Used against our spiritual enemies - Mt 4:4,7,10; Eph 6:11,17

- All should desire to hear - Ne 8:1

- Mere hearers of, deceive themselves - Jas 1:22

- Advantage of possessing - Ro 3:2

- SAINTS

. Love exceedingly - Ps 119:97,113,159,167

. Delight in - Ps 1:2

. Regard, as sweet - Ps 119:103

. Esteem, above all things - Job 23:12

. Long after - Ps 119:82

. Stand in awe of - Ps 119:161; Isa 66:2

. Keep, in remembrance - Ps 119:16

. Grieve when men disobey - Ps 119:158

. Hide, in their hearts - Ps 119:11

. Hope in - Ps 119:74,81,147

. Meditate in - Ps 1:2; 119:99,148

. Rejoice in - Ps 119:162; Jer 15:16

. Trust in - Ps 119:42

. Obey - Ps 119:67; Lu 8:21; Joh 17:6

. Speak of - Ps 119:172

. Esteem, as a light - Ps 119:105

. Pray to be taught - Ps 119:12,13,33,66

. Pray to be conformed to - Ps 119:133

. Plead the promises of, in prayer - Ps 119:25,28,41,76,169

- They who search, are truly noble - Ac 17:11

- Blessedness of hearing and obeying - Lu 11:28; Jas 1:25

- Let them dwell richly in you - Col 3:16

- THE WICKED

. Corrupt - 2Co 2:17

. Make, of none effect through their traditions - Mr 7:9-13

. Reject - Jer 8:9

. Stumble at - 1Pe 2:8

. Obey not - Ps 119:158

. Frequently wrest, to their own destruction - 2Pe 3:16

- Denunciations against those who add to, or take from - Re 22:18,19

- Destruction of, punished - Jer 36:29-31


SEA, THE

- The gathering together of the waters originally called - Ge 1:10

- Great rivers often called - Isa 11:15; Jer 51:36

- Lakes often called - De 3:17; Mt 8:24,27,32

- God

. Created - Ex 20:11; Ps 95:5; Ac 14:15

. Made the birds and fished out of - Ge 1:20-22

. Founded the earth upon - Ps 24:2

. Set bounds to, by a perpetual decree - Job 26:10; 38:8,10,11; Pr 8:27,29

. Measures the waters of - Isa 40:12

. Does what he pleases in - Ps 135:6

. Dries up, by his rebuke - Isa 50:2; Na 1:4

. Shakes, by his word - Hag 2:6

. Stills, by his power - Ps 65:7; 89:9; 107:29

- Of immense extent - Job 11:9; Ps 104:25

- Of great depth - Ps 68:22

- Rivers supplied by exhalations from - Ec 1:7

- Replenished by rivers - Ec 1:7; Eze 47:8

- CALLED THE

. Deep - Job 41:31; Ps 107:24; 2Co 11:25

. Great waters - Ps 77:19

. Great and wide sea - Ps 104:25

- The clouds the garment of - Job 38:9

- Darkness the swaddling band of - Job 38:9

- Sand the barrier of - Jer 5:22

- Inhabited by innumerable creatures great and small - Ps 104:25,26

- The wonders of God seen in - Ps 107:24

- Made to glorify God - Ps 69:34; 148:7

- SEAS MENTIONED IN SCRIPTURE

. The Adriatic or sea of Adria - Ac 27:27

. Mediterranean or great sea - Nu 34:6; De 11:24; 34:2; Zec 14:8

. Red Sea - Ex 10:19; 13:18; 23:31

. Sea of Joppa or sea of the Philistines - Ezr 3:7; Ex 23:21

. Salt of Dead Sea - Ge 14:3; Nu 34:12

. Sea of Galilee - Mt 4:18; 8:32; Joh 6:1

. Sea of Jazer - Jer 48:32

- Raised by the wind - Ps 107:25,26; Jon 1:4

- Caused to foam by Leviathan - Job 41:31,32

- THE WAVES OF

. Raised upon high - Ps 93:3; 107:25

. Tossed to and fro - Jer 5:22

. Multitudinous - Jer 51:42

. Mighty - Ps 93:4; Ac 27:41

. Tumultuous - Lu 21:25; Jude 1:13

- The shore of, covered with sand - Ge 22:17; 1Ki 4:29; Job 6:3; Ps 78:27

- Numerous islands in - Eze 26:18

- Passed over in ships - Ps 104:26; 107:23

- Sailing on, dangerous - Ac 27:9,20; 2Co 11:26

- COMMERCIAL NATIONS

. Often built cities on the borders of - Ge 49:13; Eze 27:3; Na 3:8

. Derived great wealth from - De 33:19

- Shall give up its dead at the last day - Re 20:13

- The renewed earth shall be without - Re 21:1

- ILLUSTRATIVE

. Of heavy afflictions - Isa 43:2; La 2:13

. (Trouble,) of the wicked - Isa 57:20

. (Roaring,) of hostile armies - Isa 5:30; Jer 6:23

. (Waves of,) of righteousness - Isa 48:18

. (Waves of,) of devastating armies - Eze 26:3,4

. (Waves of,) of the unsteady - Jas 1:6

. (Covered with waters,) of the diffusion of spiritual knowledge over the earth in the latter days - Isa 11:9; Hab 2:14

. (Smooth as glass,) of the peace of heaven - Re 4:6; 15:2


SEALING OF THE HOLY SPIRIT

- Christ received - Joh 6:27

- Saints receive - 2Co 1:22; Eph 1:13

- Is to the day of redemption - Eph 4:30

- The wicked do not receive - Re 9:4

- Judgment suspended until all saints receive - Re 7:3

- Typified - Ro 4:11


SEALS

- Called signet - Ge 38:18,25

- Precious stones set in gold used as - Ex 28:11

- Inscriptions upon, alluded to - 2Ti 2:19

- Generally worn as rings or bracelets - Jer 22:24

- IMPRESSIONS OF

. Frequently taken in clay - Job 38:14

. Used for security - Da 6:17; Mt 27:66

. Attached to all royal decrees - 1Ki 21:8; Es 3:12; 8:8

. Attached to covenants - Ne 9:38; 10:1

. Attached to lease and transfers of property - Jer 32:9-12,44

. Set upon treasures - De 32:34

. Attached to the victims approved for sacrifice, alluded to - Joh 6:27

. Were given by kings as a badge of authority - Ge 41:41,42

- Illustrative of

. Circumcision - Ro 4:11

. Converts - 1Co 9:2

. What is dear or valued - So 8:6; Jer 22:24; Hag 2:23

. Secrecy - Da 12:4; Re 5:1; 10:4

. Security - So 4:12; 2Ti 2:19; Re 7:2-8; 20:3

. Full approval - Joh 3:33

. Appropriation of saints to God by the Spirit - 2Co 1:22; Eph 1:13; 4:30

. Restraint - Job 9:7; 37:7; Re 20:3


SECOND COMING OF CHRIST, THE

- Time of, unknown - Mt 24:36; Mr 13:32

- CALLED THE

. Times of refreshing from the presence of the Lord - Ac 3:19

. Times of restitution of all things - Ac 3:21; Ro 8:21

. Last time - 1Pe 1:5

. Appearing of Jesus Christ - 1Pe 1:7

. Revelation of Jesus Christ - 1Pe 1:13

. Glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour - Tit 2:13

. Coming of the day of God - 2Pe 3:12

. Day of our Lord Jesus Christ - 1Co 1:8

- FORETOLD BY

. Prophets - Da 7:13; Jude 1:14

. Himself - Mt 25:31; Joh 14:3

. Apostles - Ac 3:20; 1Ti 6:14

. Angels - Ac 1:10,11

- Signs preceding - Mt 24:3-51

- The Manner of

. In clouds - Mt 24:30; 26:64; Re 1:7

. In the glory of his Father - Mt 16:27

. In his own glory - Mt 25:31

. In flaming fire - 2Th 1:8

. With power and great glory - Mt 24:30

. As he ascended - Ac 1:9,11

. With a shout and the voice of the Archangel - 1Th 4:16

. Accompanied by Angels - Mt 16:27; 25:31; Mr 8:38; 2Th 1:7

. With his saints - 1Th 3:13; Jude 1:14

. Suddenly - Mr 13:36

. Unexpectedly - Mt 24:44; Lu 12:40

. As a thief in the night - 1Th 5:2; 2Pe 3:10; Re 16:15

. As the lightning - Mt 24:27

- The heavens and earth shall be dissolved at - 2Pe 3:10,12

- They who shall have died in Christ shall rise first at - 1Th 4:16

- The saints alive at, shall be caught up to meet him - 1Th 4:17

- Is not to make atonement - Heb 9:28; Ro 6:9,10; Heb 10:14

- THE PURPOSES OF, ARE TO

. Complete the salvation of saints - Heb 9:28; 1Pe 1:5

. Be glorified in his saints - 2Th 1:10

. Be admired in them that believe - 2Th 1:10

. Bring to light the hidden things of darkness - 1Co 4:5

. Judge - Ps 50:3,4; Joh 5:22; 2Ti 4:1; Jude 1:15; Re 20:11-13

. Reign - Isa 24:23; Da 7:14; Re 11:15

. Destroy death - 1Co 15:25,26

- Every eye shall see him at - Re 1:7

- Should be always considered as at hand - Ro 13:12; Php 4:5; 1Pe 4:7

- Blessedness of being prepared for - Mt 24:46; Lu 12:37,38

- SAINTS

. Assured of - Job 19:25,26

. Love - 2Ti 4:8

. Look for - Php 3:20; Tit 2:13

. Wait for - 1Co 1:7; 1Th 1:10

. Haste to - 2Pe 3:12

. Pray for - Re 22:20

. Should be ready for - Mt 24:44; Lu 12:40

. Should watch for - Mt 24:42; Mr 13:35-37; Lu 21:36

. Should be patient to - 2Th 3:5; Jas 5:7,8

- Shall be preserved to - Php 1:6; 2Ti 4:18; 1Pe 1:5; Jude 1:24

- Shall not be ashamed at - 1Jo 2:28; 4:17

- Shall be blameless at - 1Co 1:8; 1Th 3:13; 5:23; Jude 1:24

- Shall be like him at - Php 3:21; 1Jo 3:2

- Shall see him as he is, at - 1Jo 3:2

- Shall appear with him in glory at - Col 3:4

- Shall receive a crown of glory at - 2Ti 4:8; 1Pe 5:4

- Shall reign with him at - Da 7:27; 2Ti 2:12; Re 5:10; 20:6; 22:5

- Faith of, shall be found to praise at - 1Pe 1:7

- THE WICKED

. Scoff at - 2Pe 3:3,4

. Presume upon the delay of - Mt 24:48

. Shall be surprised by - Mt 24:37-39; 1Th 5:3; 2Pe 3:10

. Shall be punished at - 2Th 1:8,9

- The man of sin to be destroyed at - 2Th 2:8

- Illustrated - Mt 25:6; Lu 12:36,39; 19:12,15


SEED

- Every herb, tree and grass yields its own - Ge 1:11,12,29

- Each kind of, has its own body - 1Co 15:38

- SOWING OF

. Time for, called seed time - Ge 8:22

. Necessary to its productiveness - Joh 12:24; 1Co 15:36

. Required constant diligence - Ec 11:4,6

. Often attended with great waste - Mt 13:4,5,7

. Often attended with danger - Ps 126:5,6

- Yearly return of time of sowing, secured by covenant - Ge 8:21,22

- The ground carefully ploughed, and prepared for - Isa 28:24,25

- Often sown beside rivers - Ec 11:1; Isa 32:20

- Often trodden into the ground, by the feet of oxen - Isa 32:20

- Required to be watered by the rain - Isa 55:10

- In Egypt required to be artificially watered - De 11:10

- Yielded an abundant increase in Canaan - Ge 26:12; Mt 13:23

- MOSAIC LAWS RESPECTING

. Different kinds of, not to be sown in the same field - Le 19:19; De 22:9

. If dry, exempted from uncleanness though touched by an unclean thing - Le 11:37

. If wet, rendered unclean by contact with an unclean thing - Le 11:38

. The tithe of, to be given to God - Le 27:30

. Not to be sown during the sabbatical year - Le 25:4,20

. Not to be sown in year of jubilee - Le 25:11

- Difference between, and the plant which grows from it, noticed - 1Co 15:37,38

- THE JEWS PUNISHED BY

. Its rotting in the ground - Joe 1:17; Mal 2:3

. Its yielding but little increase - Isa 5:10; Hag 1:6

. Its increase being consumed by locusts - De 28:38; Joe 1:4

. Its increase being consume by enemies - Le 26:16; De 28:33,51

. Its being choked by thorns - Jer 12:13; Mt 13:7

- ILLUSTRATIVE OF

. The word of God - Lu 8:11; 1Pe 1:23

. Spiritual life - 1Jo 3:9

- SOWING, ILLUSTRATIVE OF

. Preaching the gospel - Mt 13:3,32; 1Co 9:11

. Scattering or dispersing a people - Zec 10:9

. Christian liberality - Ec 11:6; 2Co 9:6

. Men's works producing a corresponding recompence - Job 4:8; Ho 10:12; Ga 6:7,8

. The death of Christ and its effects - Joh 12:24

. The burial of the body - 1Co 15:36-38


SEEKING GOD

- Commanded - Isa 55:6; Mt 7:7

- INCLUDES SEEKING

. His Name - Ps 83:16

. His word - Isa 34:16

. His face - Ps 27:8; 105:4

. His strength - 1Ch 16:11; Ps 105:4

. His commandments - 1Ch 28:8; Mal 2:7

. His precepts - Ps 119:45,94

. His kingdom - Mt 6:33; Lu 12:31

. His righteousness - Mt 6:33

. Christ - Mal 3:1; Lu 2:15,16

. Honour which comes from him - Joh 5:44

. Justification by Christ - Ga 2:16,17

. The city which God has prepared - Heb 11:10,16; 13:14

- By prayer - Job 8:5; Da 9:3

- In his house - De 12:5; Ps 27:4

- SHOULD BE

. Immediate - Ho 10:12

. Evermore - Ps 105:4

. While he may be found - Isa 55:6

. With diligence - Heb 11:6

. With the heart - De 4:29; 1Ch 22:19

. In the day of trouble - Ps 77:2

- Ensures

. His being found - De 4:29; 1Ch 28:9; Pr 8:17; Jer 29:13

. His favour - La 3:25

. His protection - Ezr 8:22

. His not forsaking us - Ps 9:10

. Life - Ps 69:32; Am 5:4,6

. Prosperity - Job 8:5,6; Ps 34:10

. Being heard of him - Ps 34:4

. Understanding all things - Pr 28:5

. Gifts of righteousness - Ho 10:12

- Imperative upon all - Isa 8:19

- Afflictions designed to lead to - Ps 78:33,34; Ho 5:15

- None, by nature, are found to be engaged in - Ps 14:2; Ro 3:11; Lu 12:23,30

- SAINTS

. Specially exhorted to - Zep 2:3

. Desirous of - Job 5:8

. Purpose, in heart - Ps 27:8

. Prepare their hearts for - 2Ch 30:19

. Set their hearts to - 2Ch 11:16

. Engage in, with the whole heart - 2Ch 15:12; Ps 119:10

. Early in - Job 8:5; Ps 63:1; Isa 26:9

. Earnest in - So 3:2,4

. Characterised by - Ps 24:6

- Is never in vain - Isa 45:19

- Blessedness of - Ps 119:2

- Leads to joy - Ps 70:4; 105:3

- Ends in praise - Ps 22:26

- Promise connected with - Ps 69:32

- Shall be rewarded - Heb 11:6

- THE WICKED

. Are gone out of the way of - Ps 14:2,3; Ro 3:11,12

. Prepare not their hearts for - 2Ch 12:14

. Refuse, through pride - Ps 10:4

. Not led to, by affliction - Isa 9:13

. Sometimes pretend to - Ezr 4:2; Isa 58:2

. Rejected, when too late in - Pr 1:28

- They who neglect denounced - Isa 31:1

- Punishment of those who neglect - Zep 1:4-6

- Exemplified

. Asa - 2Ch 14:7

. Jehoshaphat - 2Ch 17:3,4

. Uzziah - 2Ch 26:5

. Hezekiah - 2Ch 31:21

. Josiah - 2Ch 34:3

. Ezra - Ezr 7:10

. David - Ps 34:4

. Daniel - Da 9:3,4


SELF-DELUSION

- A characteristic of the wicked - Ps 49:18

- Prosperity frequently leads to - Ps 30:6; Ho 12:8; Lu 12:17-19

- Obstinate sinners often given up to - Ps 81:11,12; Ho 4:17; 2Th 2:10,11

- EXHIBITED IN THINKING THAT

. Our own ways are right - Pr 14:12

. We should adhere to established wicked practices - Jer 44:17

. We are pure - Pr 30:12

. We are better than others - Lu 18:11

. We are rich in spiritual things - Re 3:17

. We may have peace while in sin - De 29:19

. We are above adversity - Ps 10:6

. Gifts entitle us to heaven - Mt 7:21,22

. Privileges entitle us to heaven - Mt 3:9; Lu 13:25,26

. God will not punish our sins - Ps 10:11; Jer 5:12

. Christ shall not come to judge - 2Pe 3:4

. Our lives shall be prolonged - Isa 56:12; Lu 12:19; Jas 4:13

- Frequently preserved in, to the last - Mt 7:22; 25:11,12; Lu 13:24,25

- Fatal consequences of - Mt 7:23; 24:48-51; Lu 12:20; 1Th 5:3

- Exemplified

. Ahab - 1Ki 20:27,34

. Israelites - Ho 12:8

. Jews - Joh 8:33,41

. Church of Laodicea - Re 3:17

. Babylon - Isa 47:7-11


SELF-DENIAL

- Christ set an example of - Mt 4:8-10; 8:20; Joh 6:38; Ro 15:3; Php 2:6-8

- A test of devotedness to Christ - Mt 10:37,38; Lu 9:23,24

- NECESSARY

. In following Christ - Lu 14:27-33

. In the warfare of saints - 2Ti 2:4

. To the triumph of saints - 1Co 9:25-27

- Ministers especially called to exercise - 2Co 6:4,5

- SHOULD BE EXERCISED IN

. Denying ungodliness and worldly lusts - Ro 6:12; Tit 2:12

. Controlling the appetite - Pr 23:2

. Abstaining from fleshly lusts - 1Pe 2:11

. No longer living to lusts of men - 1Pe 4:2

. Mortifying sinful lusts - Mr 9:43; Col 3:5

. Mortifying deeds of the body - Ro 8:13

. Not pleasing ourselves - Ro 15:1-3

. Not seeking out own profit - 1Co 10:24,33; 13:5; Php 2:4

. Preferring the profit of others - Ro 14:20,21; 1Co 10:24,33

. Assisting others - Lu 3:11

. Even lawful things - 1Co 10:23

. Forsaking all - Lu 14:33

. Taking up the cross and following Christ - Mt 10:38; 16:24

. Crucifying the flesh - Ga 5:24

. Being crucified with Christ - Ro 6:6

. Being crucified to the world - Ga 6:14

. Putting off the old man which is corrupt - Eph 4:22; Col 3:9

. Preferring Christ to all earthly relations - Mt 8:21,22; Lu 14:26

- Becomes strangers and pilgrims - Heb 11:13-15; 1Pe 2:11

- Danger of neglecting - Mt 16:25,26; 1Co 9:27

- Reward of - Mt 19:28,29; Ro 8:13

- Happy result - 2Pe 1:4

- Exemplified

. Abraham - Ge 13:9; Heb 11:8,9

. Widow of Zarephath - 1Ki 17:12-15

. Esther - Es 4:16

. Rechabites - Jer 35:6,7

. Daniel - Da 1:8-16

. Apostles - Mt 19:27

. Simon, Andrew, James, and John - Mr 1:16-20

. Poor Widow - Lu 21:4

. The Christians - Ac 2:45; 4:34

. Barnabas - Ac 4:36,37

. Paul - Ac 20:24; 1Co 9:19,27

. Moses - Heb 11:24,25


SELF-EXAMINATION

- Enjoined - 2Co 13:5

- Necessary before the communion - 1Co 11:28

- Cause of difficulty in - Jer 17:9

- SHOULD BE ENGAGED IN

. With holy awe - Ps 4:4

. With diligent search - Ps 77:6; La 3:40

. With prayer for divine searching - Ps 26:2; 139:23,24

. With purpose of amendment - Ps 119:59; La 3:40

- Advantages of - 1Co 11:31; Ga 6:4; 1Jo 3:20-22


SELFISHNESS

- Contrary to the law of God - Le 19:18; Mt 22:39; Jas 2:8

- The example of Christ condemns - Joh 4:34; Ro 15:3; 2Co 8:9

- God hates - Mal 1:10

- EXHIBITED IN

. Being lovers of ourselves - 2Ti 3:2

. Pleasing ourselves - Ro 15:1

. Seeking our own - 1Co 10:33; Php 2:21

. Seeking after gain - Isa 56:11

. Seeking undue precedence - Mt 20:21

. Living to ourselves - 2Co 5:15

. Neglect of the poor - 1Jo 3:17

. Serving God for reward - Mal 1:10

. Performing duty for reward - Mic 3:11

- Inconsistent with Christian love - 1Co 13:5

- Inconsistent with communion of saints - Ro 12:4,5; 1Co 12:12-27

- Especially forbidden to saints - 1Co 10:24; Php 2:4

- The love of Christ should constrain us to avoid - 2Co 5:14,15

- Ministers should be devoid of - 1Co 9:19-23; 10:33

- All men addicted to - Eph 2:3; Php 2:21

- Saints falsely accused of - Job 1:9-11

- Characteristic of the last days - 2Ti 3:1,2

- Exemplified

. Cain - Ge 4:9

. Nabal - 1Sa 25:3,11

. Haman - Es 6:6

. Priests - Isa 56:11

. Jews - Zec 7:6

. James and John - Mr 10:37

. Multitude - Joh 6:26


SELF-RIGHTEOUSNESS

- Man is prone to - Pr 20:6; 30:12

- Hateful to God - Lu 16:15

- IS VAIN BECAUSE OUR RIGHTEOUSNESS IS

. But external - Mt 23:25-28; Lu 11:39-44

. But partial - Mt 23:25; Lu 11:44

. No better than filthy rags - Isa 64:6

. Ineffectual for salvation - Job 9:30,31; Mt 5:20; Ro 3:20

. Unprofitable - Isa 57:12

- Is boastful - Mt 23:30

- THEY WHO ARE GIVEN TO

. Audaciously approach God - Lu 18:11

. Seek to justify themselves - Lu 10:29

. Seek to justify themselves before men - Lu 16:15

. Reject the righteousness of God - Ro 10:3

. Condemn others - Mt 9:11-13; Lu 7:39

. Consider their own way right - Pr 21:2

. Despise others - Isa 65:5; Lu 18:9

. Proclaim their own goodness - Pr 20:6

. Are pure in their own eyes - Pr 30:12

. Are abominable before God - Isa 65:5

- Folly of - Job 9:20

- Saints renounce - Php 3:7-10

- Warning against - De 9:4

- Denunciation against - Mt 23:27,28

- Illustrated - Lu 18:10-12

- Exemplified

. Saul - 1Sa 15:13

. Young man - Mt 19:20

. Lawyer - Lu 10:25,29

. Pharisees - Lu 11:39; Joh 8:33; 9:28

. Israel - Ro 10:3

. Church of Laodicea - Re 3:17


SELF-WILL AND STUBBORNNESS

- Forbidden - 2Ch 30:8; Ps 75:5; 95:8

- PROCEED FROM

. Unbelief - 2Ki 17:14

. Pride - Ne 9:16,29

. An evil heart - Jer 7:24

- God knows - Isa 48:4

- EXHIBITED IN

. Refusing to hearken to God - Pr 1:24

. Refusing to hearken to the messengers of God - 1Sa 8:19; Jer 44:16; Zec 7:11

. Refusing to walk in the ways of God - Ne 9:17; Ps 78:10; Isa 42:24; Jer 6:16

. Refusing to hearken to parents - De 21:18,19

. Refusing to receive correction - De 21:18; Jer 5:3; 7:28

. Rebelling against God - De 31:27; Ps 78:8

. Resisting the Holy Spirit - Ac 7:51

. Walking in the counsels of an evil heart - Jer 7:24; 23:17

. Hardening the neck - Ne 9:16

. Hardening the heart - 2Ch 36:13

. Going backward and not forward - Jer 7:24

- Heinousness of - 1Sa 15:23

- MINISTERS SHOULD

. Be without - Tit 1:7

. Warn their people against - Heb 3:7-12

. Pray that their people may be forgiven for - Ex 34:9; De 9:27

- Characteristic of the wicked - Pr 7:11; 2Pe 2:10

- The wicked cease not from - Jud 2:19

- Punishment for - De 21:21; Pr 29:1

- Illustrated - Ps 32:9; Jer 31:18

- Exemplified

. Simeon and Levi - Ge 49:6

. Israelites - Ex 32:9; De 9:6,13

. Saul - 1Sa 15:19-23

. David - 2Sa 24:4

. Josiah - 2Ch 35:22

. Zedekiah - 2Ch 36:13


SERPENTS

- Created by God - Job 26:13

- Characterised as subtle - Ge 3:1; Mt 10:16

- Called crooked - Job 26:13; Isa 27:1

- Unclean and unfit for food - Mt 7:10

- INFEST

. Hedges - Ec 10:8

. Holes in walls - Am 5:19

. Deserts - De 8:15

- Produced from eggs - Isa 59:5

- Cursed above all creatures - Ge 3:14

- Doomed to creep on their belly - Ge 3:14

- Doomed to eat their food mingled with dust - Ge 3:14; Isa 65:25; Mic 7:17

- Many kinds of poisonous - De 32:24; Ps 58:4

- All kinds of, can be tamed - Jas 3:7

- Were often enchanted or fascinated - Ec 10:11

- Dangerous to travellers - Ge 49:17

- Man's aversion and hatred to - Ge 3:15

- Often sent as a punishment - Nu 21:6; De 32:24; 1Co 10:9

- MIRACLES CONNECTED WITH

. Moses' rod turned into - Ex 4:3; 7:9,15

. Israelites cured by looking at one of brass - Nu 21:8,9; Joh 3:14,15

. Power over, given to the disciples - Mr 16:18; Lu 10:19

- ILLUSTRATIVE

. Of the devil - Ge 3:1; 2Co 11:3; Re 12:9; 20:2

. Of hypocrites - Mt 23:33

. Of the tribe of Dan - Ge 49:17

. Of enemies who harass and destroy - Isa 14:29; Jer 8:17

. (Sharp tongue of,) of malice of the wicked - Ps 140:3

. (Poisonous bite of,) of baneful effects of wine - Pr 23:21,32


SERVANTS

- Early mention of - Ge 9:25,26

- DIVIDED INTO

. Male - Ge 24:34; 32:5

. Female - Ge 16:6; 32:5

. Bond - Ge 43:18; Le 25:46

. Hired - Mr 1:20; Lu 15:17

- Persons devoted to the service of another so called - Ps 119:49; Isa 56:6

- The subjects of a prince or king so called - Ex 9:20; 11:8

- Persons of low condition so called - Ec 10:7

- Persons devoted to God so called - Ps 119:49; Isa 56:6; Ro 1:1

- The term often used to express humility - Ge 18:3; 33:5; 1Sa 20:7; 1Ki 20:32

- HIRED

. Called hireling - Job 7:1; Joh 10:12,13

. Engaged by the year - Le 25:53; Isa 16:14

. Engaged by the day - Mt 20:2

. Not to be oppressed - De 24:14

. To be paid without delay at the expiration of their service - Le 19:13; De 24:15

. To be esteemed worthy of their hire - Lu 10:7

. To partake of the produce of the land in the sabbatical year - Le 25:6

. If foreigners not allowed to partake of the passover or holy things - Ex 12:45; Le 22:10

. Anxiety of, for the end of their daily toil, alluded to - Job 7:2

. Hebrew slaves serving their brethren to be treated as - Le 25:39,40

. Hebrew slaves serving strangers to be treated as - Le 25:47,53

. Often stood in the market place waiting for employment - Mt 20:1-3

. Often will fed and taken care of - Lu 15:17

. Often oppressed and their wages kept back - Mal 3:5; Jas 5:4

- SLAVES OR BOND

. Called bondmen - Ge 43:18; 44:9

. By birth - Ge 14:14; Ps 116:16; Jer 2:14

. By purchase - Ge 17:27; 37:36

. Captives taken in war often kept as - De 20:14; 2Ki 5:2

. Strangers sojourning in Israel might be purchased as - Le 25:45

. Persons belonging to other nations might be purchased as - Le 25:44

. Persons unable to pay their debts liable to be sold as - 2Ki 4:1; Ne 5:4,5; Mt 18:25

. Thieves unable to make restitution were sold as - Ex 22:3

. More valuable than hired servants - De 15:18

. When Israelites not to be treated with rigour - Le 25:39,40,46

. When Israelites to have their liberty after six years service - Ex 21:2; De 15:12

. Israelites sold as, refusing their liberty, to have their ears bored to the door - Ex 21:5,6; De 15:16,17

. Israelites sold to strangers as, might be redeemed by their nearest of kin - Le 25:47-55

. All Israelites sold as, to be free at the jubilee - Le 25:10,40,41,54

. Could not when set free demand wives or children procured during servitude - Ex 21:3,4

. To be furnished liberally, when their servitude expired - De 15:13,14

. When foreigners to be circumcised - Ge 17:13,27; Ex 12:44

. To be allowed to rest on the Sabbath - Ex 20:10

. To participate in all national rejoicings - De 12:18; 16:11,14

. Persons of distinction had many - Ge 14:14; Ec 2:7

. Engaged in the most menial offices - 1Sa 25:41; Joh 13:4,5

. Maimed of injured by masters to have their freedom - Ex 21:26,27

. Masters to be recompensed for injury done to - Ex 21:32

. Laws respecting the killing of - Ex 21:20,21

. Of others not to be coveted or enticed away - Ex 20:17; De 5:21

. Seeking protection not to be delivered up to masters - De 23:15

. Custom of branding, alluded to - Ga 6:17

. Sometimes rose to rank and station - Ec 10:7

. Sometimes intermarried with their master's family - 1Ch 2:34,35

. Laws respecting marriage with female - Ex 21:7-11

. Seizing and stealing of men for, condemned and punished by the law - Ex 21:16; De 24:7; 1Ti 1:10

. Laws respecting, often violated - Jer 34:8-16

- BOND, ILLUSTRATIVE

. Of Christ - Ps 40:6; Heb 10:5; Php 2:7,8

. Of saints - 1Co 6:20; 7:23

. Of the wicked - 2Pe 2:19; Ro 6:16,19

- Christ condescended to the office of - Mt 20:28; Lu 22:27; Joh 13:5; Php 2:7

- Are inferior to their masters - Lu 22:27

- Should follow Christ's example - 1Pe 2:21

- DUTIES OF, TO MASTERS

. To pray for them - Ge 24:12

. To honour them - Mal 1:6; 1Ti 6:1

. To revere them the more, when they are believers - 1Ti 6:2

. To be subject to them - 1Pe 2:18

. To obey them - Eph 6:5; Tit 2:9

. To attend to their call - Ps 123:2

. To please them well in all things - Tit 2:9

. To sympathise with them - 2Sa 12:18

. To prefer their business to their own necessary food - Ge 24:33

. To bless God for mercies shown to them - Ge 24:27,48

. To be faithful to them - Lu 16:10-12; 1Co 4:2; Tit 2:10

. To be profitable to them - Lu 19:15,16,18; Phm 1:11

. To be anxious for their welfare - 1Sa 25:14-17; 2Ki 5:2,3

. To be earnest in transacting their business - Ge 24:54-56

. To be prudent in the management of their affairs - Ge 24:34-49

. To be industrious in labouring for them - Ne 4:16,23

. To be kind and attentive to their guests - Ge 43:23,24

. To be submissive even to the froward - Ge 16:6,9; 1Pe 2:18

. Not to answer them rudely - Tit 2:9

. Not to serve them with eye-service, as men-pleasers - Eph 6:6; Col 3:22

. Not to defraud them - Tit 2:10

- Should be contented in their situation - 1Co 7:20,21

- Should be compassionate to their fellows - Mt 18:33

- SHOULD SERVE

. For conscience towards God - 1Pe 2:19

. In the fear of God - Eph 6:5; Col 3:22

. As the servants of Christ - Eph 6:5,6

. Heartily, as to the Lord, and not to men - Eph 6:7; Col 3:23

. As doing the will of God from the heart - Eph 6:6

. In singleness of heart - Eph 6:5; Col 3:22

. With good will - Eph 6:7

- When patient under injury are acceptable to God - 1Pe 2:19,20

- When Good

. Are the servants of Christ - Col 3:24

. Are brethren beloved in the Lord - Phm 1:16

. Are the Lord's freemen - 1Co 7:22

. Are partakers of gospel privileges - 1Co 12:13; Ga 3:28; Eph 6:8; Col 3:11

. Deserve the confidence of their masters - Ge 24:2,4,10; 39:4

. Often exalted - Ge 41:40; Pr 17:2

. Often advanced by master - Ge 39:4,5

. To be honoured - Ge 24:31; Pr 27:18

. Bring God's blessing upon their masters - Ge 30:27,30; 39:3

. Adorn the doctrine of God their Saviour in all things - Tit 2:10

. Have God with them - Ge 31:42; 39:21; Ac 7:9,10

. Are prospered by God - Ge 39:3

. Are protected by God - Ge 31:7

. Are guided by God - Ge 24:7,27

. Are blessed by God - Mt 24:46

. Are mourned over after death - Ge 35:8

. Shall be rewarded - Eph 6:8; Col 3:24

- The property of masters increased by faithful - Ge 30:29,30

- CHARACTERISTICS OF WICKED SERVANTS

. Eye-service - Eph 6:6; Col 3:22

. Men-pleasers - Eph 6:6; Col 3:22

. Deceit - 2Sa 19:26; Ps 101:6,7

. Quarrelsomeness - Ge 13:7; 26:20

. Covetousness - 2Ki 5:20

. Lying - 2Ki 5:22,24

. Stealing - Tit 2:10

. Gluttony - Mt 24:49

. Unmerciful to their fellows - Mt 18:30

. Will not submit to correction - Pr 29:19

. Do not bear to be exalted - Pr 30:21,22; Isa 3:5

. Shall be punished - Mt 24:50

- Good-Exemplified

. Eliezer - Ge 24:1-67

. Deborah - Ge 24:59; 35:8

. Jacob - Ge 31:36-40

. Joseph - Ge 39:3; Ac 7:10

. Servants of Boaz - Ru 2:4

. Jonathan's armour bearer - 1Sa 14:6,7

. David's servants - 2Sa 12:18

. Captive maid - 2Ki 5:2-4

. Servants of Naaman - 2Ki 5:13

. Servants of Centurion - Mt 8:9

. Servants of Cornelius - Ac 10:7

. Onesimus after his conversion - Phm 1:11

- Bad-Exemplified

. Servants of Abraham and Lot - Ge 13:7

. Servants of Abimelech - Ge 21:25

. Absalom's servants [Absalom's servants obeyed a bad master; they were bad men rather than bad servants] - 2Sa 13:28,29; 14:30

. Ziba - 2Sa 16:1-4

. Servants of Shimei - 1Ki 2:39

. Jeroboam - 1Ki 11:26

. Zimri - 1Ki 16:9

. Gehazi - 2Ki 5:20

. Servants of Amon - 2Ki 21:23

. Job's servants - Job 19:16

. Servants of the High Priest - Mr 14:65

. Onesimus before his conversion - Phm 1:11


SHEEP

- Clean and used as food - De 14:4

- DESCRIBED AS

. Innocent - 2Sa 24:17

. Sagacious - Joh 10:4,5

. Agile - Ps 114:4,6

. Being covered with a fleece - Job 31:20

. Remarkably prolific - Ps 107:41; 144:13; So 4:2; Eze 36:37

- Bleating of, alluded to - Jud 5:16; 1Sa 15:14

- Under man's care from the earliest age - Ge 4:4

- Constituted a great part of patriarchal wealth - Ge 13:5; 24:25; 26:14

- Males of called rams - 1Sa 15:22; Jer 51:40

- Females of, called ewes - Ps 78:71

- Young of, called lambs - Ex 12:3; Isa 11:6

- PLACES CELEBRATED FOR

. Kedar - Eze 27:21

. Bashan - De 32:14

. Nebaioth - Isa 60:7

. Bozrah - Mic 2:12

- Flesh of, extensively used as food - 1Sa 25:18; 1Ki 1:19; 4:23; Ne 5:18; Isa 22:13

- Milk of, used as food - De 32:14; Isa 7:21,22; 1Co 9:7

- Skins of, worn as clothing by the poor - Heb 11:37

- Skins of, made into a covering for the tabernacle - Ex 25:5; 36:10; 39:34

- Wool of, made into clothing - Job 31:20; Pr 31:13; Eze 34:3

- Offered in sacrifice from the earliest age - Ge 4:4; 8:20; 15:9,10

- Offered in sacrifice under the law - Ex 20:24; Le 1:10; 1Ki 8:5,63

- FLOCKS OF

. Attended by members of the family - Ge 29:9; Ex 2:16; 1Sa 16:11

. Attended by servants - 1Sa 17:20; Isa 61:5

. Guarded by dogs - Job 30:1

. Kept in folds or cotes - 1Sa 24:3; 2Sa 7:8; Joh 10:1

. Conducted to the richest pastures - Ps 23:2

. Fed on the mountains - Ex 3:1; Eze 34:6,13

. Fed in the valleys - Isa 65:10

. Frequently covered the pastures - Ps 65:13

. Watered every day - Ge 29:8-10; Ex 2:16,17

. Made to rest at noon - Ps 23:2; So 1:7

. Followed the shepherd - Joh 10:4,27

. Fled from strangers - Joh 10:5

- Washed and shorn every year - So 4:2

- Firstlings of, not to be shorn - De 15:19

- Firstlings of, not to be redeemed - Nu 18:17

- Firstlings of, could not be dedicated as a free-will offering - Le 27:26

- Tithe of, given to the Levites - 2Ch 31:4-6

- First wool of, given to the priests - De 18:4

- Time of shearing, a time of rejoicing - 1Sa 25:2,11,36; 2Sa 13:23

- WERE FREQUENTLY

. Given as presents - 2Sa 17:29; 1Ch 12:40

. Given as tribute - 2Ki 3:4; 2Ch 17:11

. Destroyed by wild beasts - Jer 50:17; Mic 5:8; Joh 10:12

. Taken in great numbers in war - Jud 6:4; 1Sa 14:32; 1Ch 5:21; 2Ch 14:15

. Cut off by disease - Ex 9:3

- False prophets assume the simple appearance - Mt 7:15

- ILLUSTRATIVE

. Of the Jews - Ps 74:1; 78:52; 79:13

. Of the people of Christ - Joh 10:7-26; 21:16,17; Heb 13:20; 1Pe 5:2

. Of the wicked in their death - Ps 49:14

. Of those under God's judgment - Ps 44:1

. (In patience and simplicity,) of patience, of Christ - Isa 53:7

. (In proneness to wander,) of those who depart from God - Ps 119:176; Isa 53:6; Eze 34:16

. (Lost,) of the unregenerate - Mt 10:6

. (When found,) of restored sinners - Lu 15:5,7

. (Separation from the goats,) of the separation of saints from the wicked - Mt 25:32,33


SHEPHERDS

- Early mention of - Ge 4:2

- Usually carried a scrip or bag - 1Sa 17:40

- Carried a staff or rod - Le 27:32; Ps 23:4

- Dwelt in tents while tending their flocks - So 1:8; Isa 38:12

- Members of the family both male and female acted as - Ge 29:6; 1Sa 16:11; 17:15

- Had hired keepers under them - 1Sa 17:20

- The unfaithfulness of hireling, alluded to - Joh 10:12

- CARE OF THE SHEEP BY, EXHIBITED IN

. Knowing them - Joh 10:14

. Going before and leading them - Ps 77:20; 78:52; 80:1

. Seeking out good pasture for them - 1Ch 4:39-41; Ps 23:2

. Numbering them when they return from pasture - Jer 33:13

. Watching over them by night - Lu 2:8

. Tenderness to the ewes in lamb, and to the young - Ge 33:13,14; Ps 78:71

. Defending them when attacked by wild beasts - 1Sa 17:34-36; Am 3:12

. Searching them out when lost and straying - Eze 34:12; Lu 15:4,5

. Attending them when sick - Eze 34:16

- An abomination to the Egyptians - Ge 46:34

- ILLUSTRATIVE

. Of God as leader of Israel - Ps 77:20; 80:1

. Of Christ as the good shepherd - Eze 34:23; Zec 13:7; Joh 10:14; Heb 13:20

. Of kings as the leaders of the people - Isa 44:28; Jer 6:3; 49:19

. Of ministers of the gospel - Jer 23:4

. (Searching out straying sheep,) of Christ seeking the lost - Eze 34:12; Lu 15:2-7

. (Their care and tenderness,) of tenderness of Christ - Isa 40:11; Eze 34:13-16

. (Ignorant and foolish,) of bad ministers - Isa 56:11; Jer 50:6; Eze 34:2,10; Zec 11:7,8,15-17


SHEWBREAD

- Twelve cakes of fine flour - Le 24:5

- Called hallowed bread - 1Sa 21:4

- Materials for, provided by the people - Le 24:8; Ne 10:32,33

- Prepared by Levites - 1Ch 9:32; 23:29

- Placed in two rows on the table by the priests - Ex 25:30; 40:23; Le 24:6

- TABLE OF

. Dimensions of - Ex 25:23

. Covered with gold - Ex 25:24

. Had an ornamental border - Ex 25:25

. Had staves of shittim wood covered with gold - Ex 25:28

. Had rings of gold in the corners for the staves - Ex 25:26,27

. Had dishes, spoons, covers, and bowls of gold - Ex 25:29

. Placed in the north side of the tabernacle - Ex 40:22; Heb 9:2

. Directions for removing - Nu 4:7

- Pure frankincense placed on - Le 24:7

- Was changed every Sabbath day - Le 24:8

- After removal from the table given to the priests - Le 24:9

- Not lawful for any but the priests to eat, except in extreme cases - 1Sa 21:4-6; Mt 12:4

- ILLUSTRATIVE OF

. Christ as the bread of life - Joh 6:48

. The Church - 1Co 5:7; 10:17


SHIELDS

- A part of defensive armour - Ps 115:9; 140:7

- FREQUENTLY MADE OF, OR COVERED WITH

. Gold - 2Sa 8:7; 1Ki 10:17

. Brass - 1Ki 14:27

- Said to belong to God - Ps 47:9

- KINDS OF

. The buckler or target - 2Ch 9:15; 1Ch 5:18; Eze 26:8

. The small shield - 2Ch 9:16

. Often borne by an armour bearer - 1Sa 17:7

- BEFORE WAR

. Gathered together - Jer 51:11

. Uncovered - Isa 22:6

. Repaired - Jer 46:3

. Anointed - 2Sa 1:21; Isa 21:5

. Often made red - Na 2:3

- Provided by the kings of Israel in great abundance - 2Ch 11:12; 26:14; 32:5

- A disgrace to lose, or throw away - 2Sa 1:21

- Of the vanquished, often burned - Eze 39:9

- In times of peace were hung up in towers or armouries - Eze 27:10; So 4:4

- Were scarce in Israel in the days of Deborah and Barak - Jud 5:8

- Many of the Israelites used, with expertness - 1Ch 12:8,24,34; 2Ch 14:8; 25:5

- ILLUSTRATIVE OF

. Protection of God - Ge 15:1; Ps 33:20

. Favour of God - Ps 5:12

. Truth of God - Ps 91:4

. Salvation of God - 2Sa 22:36; Ps 18:35

. Faith - Eph 6:16


SHIPS

- Probably originated from the ark made by Noah - Ge 7:17,18

- Antiquity of, among the Jews - Ge 49:13; Jud 5:17

- DESCRIBED AS

. Gallant - Isa 33:21

. Large - Jas 3:4

. Strong - Isa 23:14

. Swift - Job 9:26

- Solomon built a navy of - 1Ki 9:26

- MENTIONED IN SCRIPTURE

. Of Chittim - Nu 24:24; Da 11:30

. Of Tarshish - Isa 23:1; 60:9

. Of Adramyttium - Ac 27:2

. Of Alexandria - Ac 27:6

. Of Chaldea - Isa 43:14

. Of Tyre - 2Ch 8:18

- Generally made of the fir tree - Eze 27:5

- Sometimes made of bulrushes - Isa 18:2

- The seams of, were caulked - Eze 27:9,27

- PARTS OF MENTIONED

. The forepart or foreship - Ac 27:30,41

. The hinder part or stern - Ac 27:29,41

. The hold or between the sides - Jon 1:5

. The mast - Isa 33:23; Eze 27:5

. The sails - Isa 33:23; Eze 27:7

. The tackling - Isa 33:23; Ac 27:19

. The rudder or helm - Jas 3:4

. The rudder-bands - Ac 27:40

. The anchors - Ac 27:29,40

. The boats - Ac 27:30,32

. The oars - Isa 33:21; Eze 27:6

- Often the property of individuals - Ac 27:11

- Commanded by a master - Jon 1:6; Ac 27:11

- Guided in their course by pilots - Eze 27:8,27-29

- Governed and directed by the helm - Jas 3:4

- Course of frequently directed by the heavenly bodies - Ac 27:20

- Worked by mariners or sailors - Eze 27:9,27; Jon 1:5; Ac 27:30

- Generally impelled by sails - Ac 27:2-7

- Often impelled by oars - Jon 1:13; Joh 6:19

- NAVIGATED

. Rivers - Isa 33:21

. Lakes - Lu 5:1,2

. The ocean - Ps 104:26; 107:23

- Soundings usually taken for, in dangerous places - Ac 27:28

- Usually distinguished by signs or figure heads - Ac 28:11

- Course of, through the midst of the sea, wonderful - Pr 30:18,19

- EMPLOYED IN

. Trading - 1Ki 22:48; 2Ch 8:18; 9:21

. Fishing - Mt 4:21; Lu 5:4-9; Joh 21:3-8

. War - Nu 24:24; Da 11:30,40

. Carrying passengers - Jon 1:3; Ac 27:2,6; 28:11

- The hinder part of, occupied by the passengers - Mr 4:38

- ENDANGERED BY

. Storms - Jon 1:4; Mr 4:37,38

. Quicksands - Ac 27:17

. Rocks - Ac 27:29

- When damaged were sometimes undergirded with cables - Ac 27:17

- Were often wrecked - 1Ki 22:48; Ps 48:7; Ac 27:41-44; 2Co 11:25

- ILLUSTRATIVE

. Of industrious women - Pr 31:14

. (Wrecked,) of departure from the faith - 1Ti 1:19


SHOES

- Early use of - Ge 14:23

- Called sandals - Mr 6:9; Ac 12:8

- Soles of, sometimes plated with brass or iron - De 33:25

- Bound round the feet with latchets or strings - Joh 1:27; Ac 12:8

- OF LADIES OF DISTINCTION

. Often made of badgers' skins - Eze 16:10

. Often highly ornamental - So 7:1

. Probably often adorned with tinkling ornaments - Isa 3:18

- Loosing of, for another a degrading office - Mr 1:17; Joh 1:27

- Bearing, for another a degrading office, only performed by slaves - Mt 3:11

- THE JEWS

. Put on, before beginning a journey - Ex 12:11

. Never wore, in mourning - 2Sa 15:30; Isa 20:2,3; Eze 24:17,23

. Put off, when they entered sacred places - Ex 3:5; Jos 5:15

- Worn out by a long journey - Jos 9:5,13

- Of Israel preserved for forty years, while journeying in the wilderness - De 29:5

- Often given as bribes - Am 2:6; 8:6

- CUSTOMS CONNECTED WITH

. A man who refused to marry a deceased brother's wife disgraced by pulling off his shoes - De 25:9,10

. The right of redemption resigned by a man's giving one of his shoes to the next of kin - Ru 4:7,8

- The Apostles prohibited from taking for their journey more, than the pair they had on - Mt 10:10; Mr 6:9; Lu 10:4

- ILLUSTRATIVE

. Of the preparation of the gospel - Eph 6:15

. Of the beauty conferred on saints - So 7:1; Lu 15:22

. (Having blood on,) of being engaged in war and slaughter - 1Ki 2:5

. (Taken off,) of an ignominious and servile condition - Isa 47:2; Jer 2:25

. (Thrown over a place,) of subjection - Ps 60:8; 108:9


SICKNESS

- Sent by God - De 28:59-61; 32:39; 2Sa 12:15; Ac 12:23

- The devil sometimes permitted to inflict - Job 2:6,7; Lu 9:39; 13:16

- Often brought on by intemperance - Ho 7:5

- Often sent as a punishment of sin - Le 26:14-16; 2Ch 21:12-15; 1Co 11:30

- One of God's four sore judgments on a guilty land - Eze 14:19-21

- GOD

. Promises to heal - Ex 23:25; 2Ki 20:5

. Heals - De 32:39; Ps 103:3; Isa 38:5,9

. Exhibits his mercy in healing - Php 2:27

. Exhibits his power in healing - Lu 5:17

. Exhibits his love in healing - Isa 38:17

. Often manifests saving grace to sinners during - Job 33:19-24; Ps 107:17-21

. Permits saints to be tried by - Job 2:5,6

. Strengthens saints in - Ps 41:3

. Comforts saints in - Ps 41:3

. Hears the prayers of those in - Ps 30:2; 107:18-20

. Preserves saints in time of - Ps 91:3-7

. Abandons the wicked to - Jer 34:17

. Persecutes the wicked by - Jer 29:18

- Healing of, lawful on the Sabbath - Lu 13:14-16

- Christ compassionate those in - Isa 53:4; Mt 8:16,17

- CHRIST HEALED

. Being present - Mr 1:31; Mt 4:23

. Not being present - Mt 8:13

. By imposition of hands - Mr 6:5; Lu 13:13

. With a touch - Mt 8:3

. Through the touch of his garment - Mt 14:35,36; Mr 5:27-34

. With a word - Mt 8:8,13

- Faith required in those healed of, by Christ - Mt 9:28,29; Mr 5:34; 10:52

- Often incurable by human means - De 28:27; 2Ch 21:18

- The Apostles were endued with power to heal - Mt 10:1; Mr 16:18,20

- THE POWER OF HEALING

. One of the miraculous gifts bestowed on the early Church - 1Co 12:9,30; Jas 5:14,15

- SAINTS

. Acknowledge that, comes from God - Ps 31:1-8; Isa 38:12,15

. Are resigned under - Job 2:10

. Mourn under, with prayer - Isa 38:14

. Pray for recovery from - Isa 38:2,3

. Ascribe recovery from, to God - Isa 38:20

. Praise God for recovery from - Ps 103:1-3; Isa 38:19; Lu 17:15

. Thank God publicly for recovery form - Isa 38:20; Ac 3:8

. Feel for others in - Ps 35:13

. Visit those in - Mt 25:36

- Visiting those in, an evidence of belonging to Christ - Mt 25:34,36,40

- Pray for those afflicted with - Ac 28:8; Jas 5:14,15

- God's aid should be sought in - 2Ch 16:12

- THE WICKED

. Have much sorrow, with - Ec 5:17

. Forsake those in - 1Sa 30:13

. Visit not those in - Mt 25:43

- Not visiting those in, an evidence of not belonging to Christ - Mt 25:43,45

- Illustrative of sin - Le 13:45,46; Isa 1:5; Jer 8:22; Mt 9:12


SIDONIANS, THE

- Descended from Sidon, son of Canaan - Ge 10:15; 1Ch 1:13

- Formerly a part of the Phoenician nation - Mt 15:21,22; Mr 7:24,26

- Dwelt on the sea coast - Lu 6:17; Ac 27:3

- CITIES OF MENTIONED

. Zidon - Jos 11:8; 19:28

. Zarephath or Sarepta - 1Ki 17:9; Lu 4:26

. Governed by kings - Jer 25:22; 27:3

- CHARACTER OF

. Careless and secure - Jud 18:7

. Idolatrous - 1Ki 11:5

. Superstitious - Jer 27:3,9

. Wicked and impenitent - Mt 11:21,22

- Engaged in extensive commerce - Isa 23:2

- Were skilful sailors - Eze 27:8

- Supplied the Jews with timber - 1Ch 22:4; Ezr 3:7

- Supplied from Judea with provisions - Ac 12:20; Eze 27:17

- TERRITORY OF

. Bordered on the land of Canaan - Ge 10:19

. Given by God to Israel - Ge 49:13; Jos 13:6

. Allotted to the tribe of Asher - Jos 19:24,28

. Visited by our Lord - Mt 15:21

- Israel unable to expel - Jud 1:31; 3:3

- Hostile and oppressive to God's people - Jud 10:12; Eze 28:22,24; Joe 3:5,6

- Solomon intermarried with - 1Ki 11:1

- Ahab intermarried with - 1Ki 16:31

- Israel followed the idolatry of - Jud 10:6; 1Ki 11:33

- PREDICTIONS RESPECTING

. Territory of, to be given to Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babylon - Jer 27:3,6

. Partaking with the other nations of God's judgments - Jer 25:22-28; Eze 32:20

. All their helpers to be cut off - Jer 47:4

. That God should be glorified in the judgments upon them - Eze 28:21-23

. Their spoiling and oppression of the Jews to be fully recompensed - Joe 3:4,8

- Many of, attended Christ's ministry - Mr 3:8

- Having revolted from Herod, were obliged to propitiate him - Ac 12:20


SIEGES

- Fenced cities invested by - 2Ki 18:13

- Threatened as a punishment - De 28:52

- DESCRIBED AS

. Encamping against - 2Sa 12:28; 2Ch 32:1

. Pitching against - 2Ki 25:1

. Compassing about with armies - 2Ki 6:14; Lu 21:20

. Setting in array against - Jer 50:9

. Being against round about - Jer 51:2

- Often lasted for a long time - 2Ki 17:5

- Great noise and tumult of, alluded to - Joe 2:5

- THOSE ENGAGED IN

. Built forts and mounts - Eze 4:2; 26:8

. Dug a trench round the city - Lu 19:43

. Invested the city on every side - Eze 23:24

. Cut off all supplies - 2Ki 19:24

. Frequently laid ambushes - Jud 9:34

. Called upon the city to surrender - 1Ki 20:2,3; 2Ki 18:18,20

. Employed battering rams against the walls - Eze 4:2; 26:9

. Cast arrows and other missiles into the city - 2Ki 19:32

. Often suffered much during - Eze 29:18

- The Jews forbidden to cut down fruit trees for the purpose of - De 20:19,20

- Extreme difficulty of taking cities by, alluded to - Pr 18:19

- CITIES INVESTED BY

. Repaired and newly fortified beforehand - 2Ch 32:5; Isa 22:9,10; Na 3:14

. Supplied with water beforehand - Na 3:14

. The inhabitants of, cut off beforehand supplies of water outside, useful to besiegers - 2Ch 32:3,4

. Were strictly shut up - Jos 6:1

. Walls of, defended by the inhabitants - 2Sa 11:20,21; 2Ki 18:26; 2Ch 32:18

. Sometimes used ambushes or sorties - Jer 51:12

. Often suffered from famine - 2Ki 6:26-29; 25:3; Eze 6:12

. Often suffered from pestilence - Jer 21:6; 32:24

. Often demanded terms of peace - 1Sa 11:1-3

. Frequently taken by ambush - Jud 9:43,44

. Frequently taken by assault - Jos 10:35; 2Sa 12:29

. Frequently helped by allies - 1Sa 11:11; 23:5

. Inhabitants of, exhorted to be courageous - 2Ch 32:6-8

- CITIES TAKEN BY

. Given up to pillage - Jer 50:26,27

. Inhabitants of, often put to the sword - Jos 10:28,30,32,35; Jer 50:30

. Frequently broken down - Jud 9:45

. Frequently destroyed by fire - Jos 8:19

. Sometimes sown with salt - Jud 9:45

. Sometimes called after the name of the captor - 2Sa 12:28

- MENTIONED IN SCRIPTURE

. Jericho - Jos 6:2-20

. Ai - Jos 7:2-4; 8:1-19

. Makkedah - Jos 10:28

. Libnah - Jos 10:29,30

. Lachish - Jos 10:31,32

. Eglon - Jos 10:34,35

. Hebron - Jos 10:36,37

. Debir - Jos 10:38,39

. Shechem - Jud 9:34,45

. Thebez - Jud 9:50

. Jabesh-gilead - 1Sa 11:1

. Keilah - 1Sa 23:1

. Ziklag - 1Sa 30:1,2

. Rabbah - 2Sa 11:1; 12:26-29

. Gibbethon - 1Ki 16:15

. Tirzah - 1Ki 16:17

. Samaria - 1Ki 20:1; 2Ki 6:24; 17:5

. Ramoth-gilead - 1Ki 22:4,29

. Cities of Israel in Galilee - 2Ki 15:29

. Cities of Judah - 2Ki 18:13

. Jerusalem - 2Ki 24:10,11; 25:1,2

- Illustrative Of

. The omnipresence of God - Ps 139:5

. The judgments of God - Mic 5:1

. Zion in her affliction - Isa 1:8


SILVER

- Veins of, found in the earth - Job 28:1

- Generally found in an impure state - Pr 25:4

- Comparative value of - Isa 60:17

- DESCRIBED AS

. White and shining - Ps 68:13,14

. Fusible - Eze 22:20,22

. Malleable - Jer 10:9

- Purified by fire - Pr 17:3; Zec 13:9

- PURIFIED, CALLED

. Refined silver - 1Ch 29:4

. Choice silver - Pr 8:19

- Tarshish carried on extensive commerce in - Jer 10:9; Eze 27:12

- The patriarchs rich in - Ge 13:2; 24:35

- Used as money from the earliest times - Ge 23:15,16; 37:28; 1Ki 16:24

- Very abundant in the reign of Solomon - 1Ki 10:21,22,27; 2Ch 9:20,21,27

- The working in, a trade - Ac 19:24

- MADE INTO

. Cups - Ge 44:2

. Dishes - Nu 7:13,84,85

. Bowls - Nu 7:13,84

. Thin plates - Jer 10:9

. Chains - Isa 40:19

. Wires (alluded to) - Ec 12:6

. Sockets for the boards of the tabernacle - Ex 26:19,25,32; 36:24,26,30,36

. Ornaments and hooks for the pillars of the tabernacle - Ex 27:17; 38:19

. Candlesticks - 1Ch 28:15

. Tables - 1Ch 28:16

. Beds or couches - Es 1:6

. Vessels - 2Sa 8:10; Ezr 6:5

. Idols - Ps 115:4; Isa 2:20; 30:22

. Ornaments for the person - Ex 3:22

- Given by the Israelite for making the tabernacle - Ex 25:3; 35:24

- Given by David and his subjects for making the temple - 1Ch 28:14; 29:2,6-9

- Taken in war often consecrated to God - Jos 6:19; 2Sa 8:11; 1Ki 15:15

- Taken in war purified by fire - Nu 31:22,23

- Often given as presents - 1Ki 10:25; 2Ki 5:5,23

- Tribute often paid in - 2Ch 17:11; Ne 5:15

- ILLUSTRATIVE

. Of the words of the Lord - Ps 12:6

. Of the tongue of the just - Pr 10:20

. Of good rulers - Isa 1:22,23

. Of the Medo-Persian kingdom - Da 2:32,39

. Of saints purified by affliction - Ps 66:10; Zec 13:9

. (Labour of seeking for,) of diligence required for attaining knowledge - Pr 2:4

. (Reprobate,) of the wicked - Jer 6:30

. (Dross of,) of the wicked - Isa 1:22; Eze 22:18

- Wisdom to be esteemed more than - Job 28:15; Pr 3:14; 8:10,19; 16:16


SIMEON, THE TRIBE OF

- Descended from Jacob's second son by Leah - Ge 29:33

- Predictions respecting - Ge 49:5-7

- PERSONS SELECTED FROM

. To number the people - Nu 1:6

. To spy out the land - Nu 13:5

. To divide the land - Nu 34:20

- Formed part of the second division of Israel in their journeys - Nu 10:18,19

- Encamped under the standard of Reuben south of the tabernacle - Nu 2:12

- Strength of, on leaving Egypt - Nu 1:22,23; 2:13

- Offering of, at the dedication - Nu 7:36-41

- Families of - Nu 26:12-13

- Strength of, on entering Canaan - Nu 26:14

- Plagued for following the idolatry, of Midian, which accounts for their decrease - Nu 25:9,14; 26:14; 1:23

- On Mount Gerizim said amen to the blessings - De 27:12

- Inheritance of, within Judah - Jos 19:1-8

- Bounds of their inheritance with cities and villages - Jos 19:2-8; 1Ch 4:28-33

- United with Judah in expelling the Canaanites from their inheritance - Jud 1:3,17

- Many of, at the coronation of David - 1Ch 12:25

- Officer appointed over, by David - 1Ch 27:16

- Part of, united with Judah under Asa - 2Ch 15:9

- Josiah purged their land of idols - 2Ch 34:6

- Part of, destroyed the remnant of the Amalekites, and dwelt in their land - 1Ch 4:39-43


SIMPLICITY

- Is opposed to fleshly wisdom - 2Co 1:12

- Necessity for - Mt 18:2,3

- SHOULD BE EXHIBITED

. In preaching the gospel - 1Th 2:3-7

. In acts of benevolence - Ro 12:8

. In all our conduct - 2Co 1:12

. Concerning our own wisdom - 1Co 3:18

. Concerning evil - Ro 16:19

. Concerning malice - 1Co 14:20

- Exhortation to - Ro 16:19; 1Pe 2:2

- THEY WHO HAVE THE GRACE OF

. Are made wise by God - Mt 11:25

. Are made wise by the word of God - Ps 19:7; 119:130

. Are preserved by God - Ps 116:6

. Made circumspect by instruction - Pr 1:4

. Profit by the correction of others - Pr 19:25; 21:11

- Beware of being corrupted from that, which is in Christ - 2Co 11:3

- Illustrated - Mt 6:22

- Exemplified

. David - Ps 131:1,2

. Jeremiah - Jer 1:6

. The Christians - Ac 2:46; 4:32

. Paul - 2Co 1:12


SIN

- Is the transgression of the law - 1Jo 3:4

- Is of the devil - 1Jo 3:8; Joh 8:44

- All unrighteousness is - 1Jo 5:17

- Omission of what we know to be good is - Jas 4:17

- Whatever is not of faith is - Ro 14:23

- The thought of foolishness is - Pr 24:9

- All the imaginations of the unrenewed heart are - Ge 6:5; 8:21

- DESCRIBED AS

. Coming from the heart - Mt 15:19

. The fruit of lust - Jas 1:15

. The sting of death - 1Co 15:56

. Rebellion against God - De 9:7; Jos 1:18

. Works of darkness - Eph 5:11

. Dead works - Heb 6:1; 9:14

. The abominable thing that God hates - Pr 15:9; Jer 44:4,11

. Reproaching the Lord - Nu 15:30; Ps 74:18

. Defiling - Pr 30:12; Isa 59:3

. Deceitful - Heb 3:13

. Disgraceful - Pr 14:34

. Often very great - Ex 32:20; 1Sa 2:17

. Often mighty - Am 5:12

. Often manifold - Am 5:12

. Often presumptuous - Ps 19:13

. Sometimes open and manifest - 1Ti 5:24

. Sometimes secret - Ps 90:8; 1Ti 5:24

. Besetting - Heb 12:1

. Like scarlet and crimson - Isa 1:18

. Reaching to heaven - Re 18:5

- Entered into the world by Adam - Ge 3:6,7; Ro 5:12

- All men are conceived and born in - Ge 5:3; Job 15:14; 25:4; Ps 51:5

- All men are shapen in - Ps 51:5

- Scripture concludes all under - Ga 3:22

- No man is without - 1Ki 8:46; Ec 7:20

- Christ alone was without - 2Co 5:21; Heb 4:15; 7:26; 1Jo 3:5

- GOD

. Abominates - De 25:16; Pr 6:16-19

. Marks - Job 10:14

. Remembers - Re 18:5

. Is provoked to jealousy by - 1Ki 14:22

. Is provoked to anger by - 1Ki 16:2

. Alone can forgive - Ex 34:7; Da 9:9; Mic 7:18; Mr 2:7

. Recompenses - Jer 16:18; Re 18:6

. Punishes - Isa 13:11; Am 3:2

- The Law

. Is transgressed by every - Jas 2:10,11; 1Jo 3:4

. Gives knowledge of - Ro 3:20; 7:7

. Shows exceeding sinfulness of - Ro 7:13

. Made to restrain - 1Ti 1:9,10

. By its strictness stirs up - Ro 7:5,8,11

. Is the strength of - 1Co 15:56

. Curses those guilty of - Ga 3:10

- No man can cleanse himself from - Job 9:30,31; Pr 20:9; Jer 2:22

- No man can atone for - Mic 6:7

- God has opened a fountain for - Zec 13:1

- Christ was manifested to take away - Joh 1:29; 1Jo 3:5

- Christ's blood redeems from - Eph 1:7

- Christ's blood cleanses from - 1Jo 1:7

- SAINTS

. Made free from - Ro 6:18

. Dead to - Ro 6:2,11; 1Pe 2:24

. Profess to have ceased from - 1Pe 4:1

. Cannot live in - 1Jo 3:9; 5:18

. Resolve against - Job 34:32

. Ashamed of having committed - Ro 6:21

. Abhor themselves on account of - Job 42:6; Eze 20:43

. Have yet the remains of, in them - Ro 7:17,23; Ga 5:17

- The fear of God restrains - Ex 20:20; Ps 4:4; Pr 16:6

- The word of God keeps from - Ps 17:4; 119:11

- The Holy Spirit convinces of - Joh 16:8,9

- If we say that we have no, we make God a liar - 1Jo 1:10

- Confusion of face belongs to those guilty of - Da 9:7,8

- SHOULD BE

. Confessed - Job 33:27; Pr 28:13

. Mourned over - Ps 38:18; Jer 3:21

. Hated - Ps 97:10; Pr 8:13; Am 5:15

. Abhorred - Ro 12:9

. Put away - Job 11:14

. Departed from - Ps 34:14; 2Ti 2:19

. Avoided even in appearance - 1Th 5:22

. Guarded against - Ps 4:4; 39:1

. Striven against - Heb 12:4

. Mortified - Ro 8:13; Col 3:5

. Wholly destroyed - Ro 6:6

- Specially strive against besetting - Heb 12:1

- Aggravated by neglecting advantages - Lu 12:47; Joh 15:22

- Guilt of concerning - Job 31:33; Pr 28:13

- WE SHOULD PRAY TO GOD

. To search for, in our hearts - Ps 139:23,24

. To make us know our - Job 13:23

. To forgive our - Ex 34:9; Lu 11:4

. To keep us from - Ps 19:13

. To deliver us from - Mt 6:13

. To cleanse us from - Ps 51:2

- Prayer hindered by - Ps 66:18; Isa 59:2

- Blessings withheld on account of - Jer 5:25

- THE WICKED

. Servants to - Joh 8:34; Ro 6:16

. Dead in - Eph 2:1

. Guilty of, in everything they do - Pr 21:4; Eze 21:24

. Plead necessity for - 1Sa 13:11,12

. Excuse - Ge 3:12,13; 1Sa 15:13-15

. Encourage themselves in - Ps 64:5

. Defy God in committing - Isa 5:18,19

. Boast of - Isa 3:9

. Make a mock at - Pr 14:9

. Expect impunity in - Ps 10:11; 50:21; 94:7

. Cannot cease from - 2Pe 2:14

. Heap up - Ps 78:17; Isa 30:1

. Encouraged in, by prosperity - Job 21:7-15; Pr 10:16

. Led by despair to continue in - Jer 2:25; 18:12

. Try to conceal, from God - Ge 3:8,10; Job 31:33

. Throw the blame of, on God - Ge 3:12; Jer 7:10

. Throw the blame of, on others - Ge 3:12,13; Ex 32:22-24

. Tempt others to - Ge 3:6; 1Ki 16:2; 21:25; Pr 1:10-14

. Delight in those who commit - Ps 10:3; Ho 7:3; Ro 1:32

. Shall bear the shame of - Eze 16:52

- Shall find out the wicked - Nu 32:23

- Ministers should warn the wicked to forsake - Eze 33:9; Da 4:27

- LEADS TO

. Shame - Ro 6:21

. Disquiet - Ps 38:3

. Disease - Job 20:11

- The ground was cursed on account of - Ge 3:17,18

- Toil and sorrow originated in - Ge 3:16,17,19; Job 14:1

- Excludes from heaven - 1Co 6:9,10; Ga 5:19-21; Eph 5:5; Re 21:27

- When finished brings forth death - Jas 1:15

- Death, the wages of - Ro 6:23

- Death, the punishment of - Ge 2:17; Eze 18:4


SINCERITY

- Christ was an example of - 1Pe 2:22

- Ministers should be examples of - Tit 2:7

- Opposed to fleshly wisdom - 2Co 1:12

- SHOULD CHARACTERISE

. Our love to God - 2Co 8:8,24

. Our love to Christ - Eph 6:24

. Our service to God - Jos 24:14; Joh 4:23,24

. Our faith - 1Ti 1:5

. Our love to one another - Ro 12:9; 1Pe 1:22; 1Jo 3:18

. Our whole conduct - 2Co 1:12

. The preaching of the gospel - 2Co 2:17; 1Th 2:3-5

- A characteristic of the doctrines of the gospel - 1Pe 2:2

- The gospel sometimes preached without - Php 1:16

- The wicked devoid of - Ps 5:9; 55:21

- Exhortations to - Ps 34:13; 1Co 5:8; 1Pe 2:1

- Pray for, on behalf of others - Php 1:10

- Blessedness of - Ps 32:2

- Exemplified

. Men of Zebulun - 1Ch 12:33

. Hezekiah - Isa 38:3

. Nathanael - Joh 1:47

. Paul - 2Co 1:12

. Timothy - 2Ti 1:5

. Lois and Eunice - 2Ti 1:5

. The Redeemed - Re 14:5


SIN-OFFERING

- Probable origin of - Ge 4:4,7

- WAS OFFERED

. For sins of ignorance - Le 4:2,13,22,27

. At the consecration of priests - Ex 29:10,14; Le 8:14

. At the consecration of Levites - Nu 8:8

. At the expiration of a Nazarite's vow - Nu 6:14

. On the day of atonement - Le 16:3,9

- Was a most holy sacrifice - Le 6:25,29

- CONSISTED OF

. A young bullock for priests - Le 4:3; 9:2,8; 16:3,6

. A young bullock or he-goat for the congregation - Le 4:14; 16:9; 2Ch 29:23

. A male kid for a ruler - Le 4:23

. A female kid or female lamb for a private person - Le 4:28,32

- Sins of the offerer transferred to, by imposition of hands - Le 4:4,15,24,29; 2Ch 29:23

- Was killed in the same place as the burnt-offering - Le 4:24; 6:25

- THE BLOOD OF

. For a priest or for the congregation, brought by the priest into the tabernacle - Le 4:5,16

. For a priest or for the congregation, sprinkled seven times before the Lord, outside the vail, by the priest with his finger - Le 4:6,17

. For a priest of for the congregation, put upon the horns of the altar of burnt offering by the priest with his finger - Le 4:25,30

. In every case poured at the foot of the altar of burnt offering - Le 4:7; 18:25,30; 9:9

- Fat of the inside, kidneys, burned on the altar of burnt offering - Le 4:8-10,19,26,31; 9:10

- When for a priest or the congregation, the skin, carcass, burned without the camp - Le 4:11,12,21; 6:30; 9:11

- Was eaten by the priests in a holy place, when its blood had not been brought into the tabernacle - Le 6:26,29,30

- Aaron rebuked for burning and not eating that of the congregation, its blood not having been brought into the tabernacle - Le 10:16-18; 9:9,15

- Whatever touched the flesh of, was rendered holy - Le 6:27

- Garments sprinkled with the blood of, to be washed - Le 6:27

- Laws respecting the vessels used for boiling the flesh of - Le 6:28

- Was typical of Christ's sacrifice - 2Co 5:21; Heb 13:11-13


SINS, NATIONAL

- Pervade all ranks - Isa 1:5; Jer 5:1-5; 6:13

- Often caused and encouraged by rulers - 1Ki 12:26-33; 14:16; 2Ch 21:11-13; Pr 29:12

- Often caused by prosperity - De 32:15; Ne 9:28; Jer 48:11; Eze 16:49; 28:5

- DEFILE

. The land - Le 18:25; Nu 35:33,34; Ps 106:38; Isa 24:5; Mic 2:10

. The people - Le 18:24; Eze 14:11

. National worship - Isa 1:10-15; Am 5:21,22; Hag 2:14

- Aggravated by privileges - Isa 5:4-7; Eze 20:11-13; Am 2:4; 3:1,2; Mt 11:21-24

- Lead the heathen to blaspheme - Eze 36:20,23; Ro 2:24

- Are a reproach to a people - Pr 14:34

- SHOULD BE

. Repented of - Jer 18:8; Jon 3:5

. Mourned over - Joe 2:12

. Confessed - Le 26:40; De 30:2; Jud 10:10; 1Ki 8:47,48

. Turned from - Isa 1:16; Ho 14:1,2; Jon 3:10

- Saints especially mourn over - Ps 119:136; Eze 9:4

- MINISTERS SHOULD

. Mourn over - Eze 10:6; Jer 13:17; Eze 6:11; Joe 2:17

. Testify against - Isa 30:8,9; 58:1; Eze 2:3-5; 22:2; Jon 1:2

. Try to turn the people from - Jer 23:22

. Pray for forgiveness of - Ex 32:31,32; Joe 2:17

- National prayer rejected on account of - Isa 1:15; 59:2

- National worship rejected on account of - Isa 1:10-14; Jer 6:19,20; 7:9-14

- Cause the withdrawal of privileges - La 2:9; Am 8:11; Mt 23:37-39

- Bring down national judgments - Mt 23:35,36; 27:25

- Denunciations against - Isa 1:24; 30:1; Jer 5:9; 6:27-30

- Punishment for - Isa 3:8; Jer 12:17; 25:12; Eze 28:7-10

- Punishment for, averted on repentance - Jud 10:15,16; 2Ch 12:6,7; Ps 106:43-46; Jon 3:10

- Exemplified

. Sodom and Gomorrah - Ge 18:20; 2Pe 2:6

. Children of Israel - Ex 16:8; 32:31

. Nations of Canaan - De 9:4

. Kingdom of Israel - 2Ki 17:8-12; Ho 4:1,2

. Kingdom of Judah - 2Ki 17:19; Isa 1:2-7

. Moab - Jer 48:29,30

. Babylon - Jer 51:6,13,52

. Tyre - Eze 28:2

. Nineveh - Na 3:1


SLANDER

- An abomination to God - Pr 6:16,19

- Forbidden - Ex 23:1; Eph 4:31; Jas 4:11

- INCLUDES

. Whispering - Ro 1:29; 2Co 12:20

. Backbiting - Ro 1:30; 2Co 12:20

. Evil surmising - 1Ti 6:4

. Tale-bearing - Le 19:16

. Babbling - Ec 10:11

. Tattling - 1Ti 5:13

. Evil speaking - Ps 41:5; 109:20

. Defaming - Jer 20:10; 1Co 4:13

. Bearing false witness - Ex 20:16; De 5:20; Lu 3:14

. Judging charitably - Jas 4:11,12

. Raising false reports - Ex 23:1

. Repeating matters - Pr 17:9

- Is a deceitful work - Ps 52:2

- Comes from the evil heart - Mt 15:19; Lu 6:45

- Often arises from hatred - Ps 41:7; 109:3

- Idleness leads to - 1Ti 5:13

- The wicked addicted to - Ps 50:20; Jer 6:28; 9:4

- Hypocrites addicted to - Pr 11:9

- A characteristic of the devil - Re 12:10

- The wicked love - Ps 52:4

- They who indulge in, are fools - Pr 10:18

- They who indulge in, not to be trusted - Jer 9:4

- Women warned against - Tit 2:3

- Minister's wives should avoid - 1Ti 3:11

- Christ was exposed to - Ps 35:11; Mt 26:60

- Rulers exposed to - 2Pe 2:10; Jude 1:8

- Ministers exposed to - Ro 3:8; 2Co 6:8

- The nearest relations exposed to - Ps 50:20

- Saints exposed to - Ps 38:12; 109:2; 1Pe 4:4

- SAINTS

. Should keep their tongue from - Ps 34:13; 1Pe 3:10

. Should lay aside - Eph 4:31; 1Pe 2:1

. Should be warned against - Tit 3:1,2

. Should give no occasion for - 1Pe 2:12; 3:16

. Should return good for - 1Co 4:13

. Blessed in enduring - Mt 5:11

. Characterised as avoiding - Ps 15:1,3

- Should not be listened to - 1Sa 24:9

- Should be discountenanced with anger - Pr 25:23

- EFFECTS OF

. Separating friends - Pr 16:28; 17:9

. Deadly wounds - Pr 18:8; 26:22

. Strife - Pr 26:20

. Discord among brethren - Pr 6:19

. Murder - Ps 31:13; Eze 22:9

- The tongue of, is a scourge - Job 5:21

- Is venomous - Ps 140:3; Ec 10:11

- Is destructive - Pr 11:9

- End of, is mischievous madness - Ec 10:13

- Men shall give account for - Mt 12:36; Jas 1:26

- Punishment for - De 19:16-21; Ps 101:5

- Illustrated - Pr 12:18; 25:18

- Exemplified

. Laban's Sons - Ge 31:1

. Doeg - 1Sa 22:9-11

. Princes of Ammon - 2Sa 10:3

. Ziba - 2Sa 16:3

. Children of Belial - 1Ki 21:13

. Enemies of the Jews - Ezr 4:7-16

. Gashmu - Ne 6:6

. Haman - Es 3:8

. David's enemies - Ps 31:13

. Jeremiah's enemies - Jer 38:4

. Jews - Mt 11:18,19

. Witnesses against Christ - Mt 26:59-61

. Priests - Mr 15:3

. Enemies of Stephen - Ac 6:11

. Enemies of Paul - Ac 17:7

. Tertullus - Ac 24:2,5


SOBRIETY

- Commanded - 1Pe 1:13; 5:8

- The gospel designed to teach - Tit 2:11,12

- With watchfulness - 1Th 5:6

- With prayer - 1Pe 4:7

- REQUIRED IN

. Ministers - 1Ti 3:2,3; Tit 1:8

. Wives of ministers - 1Ti 3:11

. Aged men - Tit 2:2

. Young men - Tit 2:6

. Young women - Tit 2:4

. All saints - 1Th 5:6,8

- Women should exhibit, in dress - 1Ti 2:9

- We should estimate our character and talents with - Ro 12:3

- We should live in - Tit 2:12

- Motives to - 1Pe 4:7; 5:8


SPEAR

- An offensive weapon - 2Sa 23:8,18

- First mention of, in Scripture - Jos 8:18

- PARTS OF MENTIONED

. The staff of wood - 1Sa 17:7

. The head of iron or brass - 1Sa 17:7; 2Sa 21:16

- Probably pointed at both ends - 2Sa 2:23

- Called the glittering spear - Job 39:23; Hab 3:11

- DIFFERENT KINDS OF

. Lances - Jer 50:42

. Javelins - Nu 25:7; 1Sa 18:10

. Darts - 2Sa 18:14; Job 41:26,29

- Those who used, called spearmen - Ps 68:30; Ac 23:23

- Frequently used by horse soldiers - Na 3:3

- Furbished before war - Jer 46:4

- Pruning-hooks made into, before war - Joe 3:10

- Made into pruning-hooks in peace - Isa 2:4; Mic 4:3

- THE ISRAELITES

. Acquainted with the making of - 1Sa 13:19

. Frequently used - Ne 4:13,16

. Ill provided with, in the times of Deborah and Saul - Jud 5:8; 1Sa 13:22

- Provided by the kings of Israel in great abundance - 2Ch 11:12; 32:5

- Frequently thrown from the hand - 1Sa 18:11; 19:10

- Often retained in the hand of the person using - Nu 25:7; 2Sa 2:23

- Stuck in the ground beside the bolster during sleep - 1Sa 26:7-11

- Illustrative of the bitterness of the wicked - Ps 57:4


STARS, THE

- Infinite in number - Ge 15:5; Jer 33:2

- GOD

. Created - Ge 1:16; Ps 8:3; 148:5

. Set, in the firmament of heaven - Ge 1:17

. Appointed to give light by night - Ge 1:16,14; Ps 136:9; Jer 31:35

. Numbers and names - Ps 147:4

. Established, for ever - Ps 148:3,6; Jer 31:36

. Obscures - Job 9:7

- Revolve in fixed orbits - Jud 5:20

- Shine in the firmament of heaven - Da 12:3

- Appear of different magnitudes - 1Co 15:41

- Appear after sunset - Ne 4:21; Job 3:9

- CALLED

. The host of heaven - De 17:3; Jer 33:22

. Stars of light - Ps 148:3

. Stars of heaven - Isa 13:10

- When grouped together called constellations - 2Ki 23:5; Isa 13:10

- Exhibit the greatness of God's power - Ps 8:3; Isa 40:26

- Made to praise God - Ps 148:3

- Impure in the sight of God - Job 25:5

- MENTIONED IN SCRIPTURE

. Morning star - Re 2:28

. Arcturus - Job 9:9; 38:32

. Pleiades - Job 9:9; 38:31; Am 5:8

. Orion - Job 9:9; 38:31; Am 5:8

. Mazzaroth - Job 38:32

- One of extraordinary brightness appeared at Christ's birth - Mt 2:2,9

- Idolaters worshipped - Jer 8:2; 19:13

- The Israelites forbidden to worship - De 4:19; 17:2-4

- Punishment for worshipping - De 17:5-7

- False gods frequently worshipped under the representation of - Am 5:26; Ac 7:43

- Astrology and star-gazing practised by the Babylonians - Isa 47:13

- Use of, in navigation, alluded to - Ac 27:20

- ILLUSTRATIVE

. Of Christ - Nu 24:17

. Of angels - Job 38:7

. Of ministers - Re 1:16,20; 2:1

. Of princes and subordinate governors - Da 8:10; Re 8:12

. (Bright and morning star,) of Christ - Re 22:16

. (Morning star,) of glory to be given to faithful saints - Re 2:28

. (Shining of,) of the reward of faithful ministers - Da 12:3

. (Withdrawing their light,) of severe judgments - Isa 13:10; Eze 32:7; Joe 2:10; 3:15

. (Setting the nest amongst,) of pride and carnal security - Ob 1:4

. (Wandering,) of false teachers - Jude 1:13


STEADFASTNESS

- Exhibited by God in all his purposes and ways - Nu 23:19; Da 6:26; Jas 1:17

- Commanded - Php 4:1; 2Th 2:15; Jas 1:6-8

- Godliness necessary to - Job 11:13-15

- SECURED BY

. The power of God - Ps 55:22; 62:2; 1Pe 1:5; Jude 1:24

. The presence of God - Ps 16:8

. Trust in God - Ps 26:1

. The intercession of Christ - Lu 22:31,32

- A characteristic of saints - Job 17:9; Joh 8:31

- SHOULD BE MANIFESTED

. In cleaving to God - De 10:20; Ac 11:23

. In the work of the Lord - 1Co 15:58

. In continuing in the Apostles' doctrine - Ac 2:42

. In holding fast our profession - Heb 4:14; 10:23

. In holding fast the confidence and rejoicing of the hope - Heb 3:6,14

. In keeping the faith - Col 2:5; 1Pe 5:9

. In standing fast in the faith - 1Co 16:13

. In holding fast what is good - 1Th 5:21

. In maintaining Christian liberty - Ga 5:1

. In striving for the faith of the gospel - Php 1:27; Jude 1:3

. Even under affliction - Ps 44:17-19; Ro 8:35-37; 1Th 3:3

- Saints pray for - Ps 17:5

- Saints praise God for - Ps 116:8

- MINISTERS

. Exhorted to - 2Ti 1:13,14; Tit 1:9

. Should exhort to - Ac 13:43; 14:22

. Should pray for, in their people - 1Th 3:13; 2Th 2:17

. Encouraged by, in their people - 1Th 3:8

. Rejoiced by, in their people - Col 2:5

- The wicked devoid of - Ps 78:8,37

- Principle of-Illustrated - Mt 7:24,25; Joh 15:4; Col 2:7

- Want of-Illustrated - Lu 8:6,13; Joh 15:6; 2Pe 2:17; Jude 1:12

- Exemplified

. Caleb - Nu 14:24

. Joshua - Jos 24:15

. Josiah - 2Ki 22:2

. Job - Job 2:3

. David - Ps 18:21,22

. Shadrach - Da 3:18

. Daniel - Da 6:10

. The Christians - Ac 2:42

. Corinthians - 1Co 15:1

. Colossians - Col 2:5

. Those who overcame Satan - Re 12:11


STRANGERS IN ISRAEL

- All foreigners sojourning in Israel were counted as - Ex 12:49

- Under the care and protection of God - De 10:18; Ps 146:9

- Very numerous in Solomon's reign - 2Ch 2:17

- CHIEFLY CONSISTED OF

. The remnant of the mixed multitude who came out of Egypt - Ex 12:38

. The remnant of the nations of the land - 1Ki 9:20; 2Ch 8:7

. Captives taken in war - De 21:10

. Foreign servants - Le 25:44,45

. Persons who sought employment among the Jews - 1Ki 7:13; 9:27

. Persons who came into Israel for the sake of religious privileges - 1Ki 8:41

- LAWS RESPECTING

. Not to practise idolatrous rites - Le 20:2

. Not to blaspheme God - Le 24:16

. Not to eat blood - Le 17:10-12

. Not to eat the passover while uncircumcised - Ex 12:43,44

. Not to work on the Sabbath - Ex 20:10; 23:12; De 5:14

. Not to be vexed or oppressed - Ex 22:21; 23:9; Le 19:33

. Not to be chosen as kings in Israel - De 17:15

. To be loved - Le 19:34; De 10:19

. To be relieved in distress - Le 25:35

. Subject to the civil law - Le 24:22

. To have justice done to them in all disputes - De 1:16; 24:17

. To enjoy the benefit of the cities of refuge - Nu 35:15

. To have the gleaning of the harvest - Le 19:10; 23:22; De 24:19-22

. To participate in the rejoicings of the people - De 14:29; 16:11,14; 26:11

. To have the law read to them - De 31:12; Jos 8:32-35

. The Jews might purchase and have them as slaves - Le 25:44,45

. The Jews might take usury from - De 23:20

. Might purchase Hebrew servants subject to release - Le 25:47,48

. Might offer their burnt-offerings on the altar of God - Le 17:8; 22:18; Nu 15:14

. Allowed to eat what died of itself - De 14:21

- Motives urged on the Jews for being kind to - Ex 22:21; 23:9

- Admitted to worship in the outer court of the temple - 1Ki 8:41-43; Re 11:2; Eph 2:14

- Were frequently employed in public works - 1Ch 22:2; 2Ch 2:18

- The Jews condemned for oppressing - Ps 94:6; Eze 22:7,29


STRIFE

- Christ, an example of avoiding - Isa 42:2; Mt 12:15-19; Lu 9:52-56; 1Pe 2:23

- Forbidden - Pr 3:30; 25:8

- A work of the flesh - Ga 5:20

- An evidence of a carnal spirit - 1Co 3:3

- Existed in the church - 1Co 1:11

- EXCITED BY

. Hatred - Pr 10:12

. Pride - Pr 13:10; 28:25

. Wrath - Pr 15:18; 30:33

. Frowardness - Pr 16:28

. A contentious disposition - Pr 26:21

. Tale-bearing - Pr 26:20

. Drunkenness - Pr 23:29,30

. Lusts - Jas 4:1

. Curious questions - 1Ti 6:4; 2Ti 2:23

. Scorning - Pr 22:10

- Difficulty of stopping, a reason for avoiding it - Pr 17:14

- Shameful in saints - 2Co 12:20; Jas 3:14

- SAINTS SHOULD

. Avoid - Ge 13:8; Eph 4:3

. Avoid questions that lead to - 2Ti 2:14

. Not walk in - Ro 13:13

. Not act from - Php 2:3

. Do all things without - Php 2:14

. Submit to wrong rather than engage in - Pr 20:22; Mt 5:39,40; 1Co 6:7

. Seek God's protection from - Ps 35:1; Jer 18:19

. Praise God for protection from - 2Sa 22:44; Ps 18:43

- Saints kept from tongues of - Ps 31:20

- MINISTERS SHOULD

. Avoid - 1Ti 3:3; 2Ti 2:24

. Avoid questions that lead to - 2Ti 2:23; Tit 3:9

. Not preach through - Php 1:15,16

. Warn against - 1Co 1:10; 2Ti 2:14

. Reprove - 1Co 1:11,12; 3:3; 11:17,18

- Appeased by slowness to anger - Pr 15:18

- It is honourable to cease from - Pr 20:3

- Hypocrites make religion a pretence for - Isa 58:4

- Fools engage in - Pr 18:6

- Evidences a love of transgression - Pr 17:19

- LEADS TO

. Blasphemy - Le 24:10,11

. Injustice - Hab 1:3,4

. Confusion and every evil work - Jas 3:16

. Violence - Ex 21:18,22

. Mutual destruction - Ga 5:15

- Temporal blessing embittered by - Pr 17:1

- Excludes from heaven - Ga 5:20,21

- Promoters of, should be expelled - Pr 22:10

- Punishment for - Ps 55:9

- Strength and violence of--Illustrated - Pr 17:14; 18:19

- Danger of joining in--Illustrated - Pr 26:17

- Exemplified

. Herdmen of Abram and of Lot - Ge 13:7

. Herdmen of Gerar and of Isaac - Ge 26:20

. Laban and Jacob - Ge 31:36

. Two Hebrews - Ex 2:13

. Israelites - De 1:12

. Judah and Israel - 2Sa 19:41-43

. Disciples - Lu 22:24

. Judaising Teachers - Ac 15:2

. Paul and Barnabas - Ac 15:39

. Pharisees and Sadducees - Ac 23:7

. Corinthians - 1Co 1:11; 6:6


SUMMER

- Made by God - Ps 74:17

- Yearly return of, secured by covenant - Ge 8:22

- Characterised By

. Excessive heat - Jer 17:8

. Excessive drought - Ps 32:4

- Approach of, indicated by shooting out of leaves on trees - Mt 24:32

- Many kinds of fruit were ripe and used during - 2Sa 16:1; Jer 40:10; 48:32

- The ancients had houses or apartments suited to - Jud 3:20,24; Am 3:15

- The ant provided her winter food during - Pr 6:8; 30:25

- The wise are diligent during - Pr 10:5

- Illustrative of seasons of grace - Jer 8:20


SUN, THE

- Called the greater light - Ge 1:16

- GOD

. Created - Ge 1:14,16; Ps 74:16

. Placed in the firmament - Ge 1:17

. Appointed to rule the day - Ge 1:16; Ps 136:8; Jer 31:35

. Appointed to divide seasons - Ge 1:14

. Exercises sovereign power over - Job 9:7

. Causes, to rise both on evil and good - Mt 5:45

. Causes to know its time of setting - Ps 104:19

- Made to praise and glorify God - Ps 148:3

- The power and brilliancy of its rising alluded to - Jud 5:31; 2Sa 23:4

- Clearness of its light alluded to - So 6:10

- Compared to a bridegroom coming forth from his chamber - Ps 19:5

- Compared to a strong man rejoicing to run a race - Ps 19:5

- Diffuses light and heat to all the earth - Ps 19:6

- THE RAYS OF

. Pleasant to man - Job 30:28; Ec 11:7

. Produce and ripen fruits - De 33:14

. Soften and melt some substances - Ex 16:21

. Wither and burn up the herbs of the field - Mr 4:6; Jas 1:11

. Change the colour of the skin - So 1:6

. Frequently destructive to human life - 2Ki 4:18-20; Ps 121:6; Isa 49:10

- Indicates the hours of the day by the shadow on the dial - 2Ki 20:9

- THE JEWS

. Commenced their day with the rising of - Ge 19:23,24,27,28; Jud 9:33

. Commenced their evening with the setting of - Ge 28:11; De 24:13; Mr 1:32

. Expressed the east by rising of - Nu 21:11; De 4:41,47; Jos 12:1

. Expressed the west by setting of - Jos 1:4

. Expressed the whole earth by, from rising of, to setting of - Ps 50:1; 113:3; Isa 45:6

. Forbidden to worship - De 4:19; 17:3

. Made images of - 2Ch 14:5; 34:4

. Consecrated chariots and horses, as symbols of - 2Ki 23:11

. Worshipped - 2Ki 23:5; Jer 8:2

- Worshippers of, turned their faces towards the east - Eze 8:16

- MIRACLES CONNECTED WITH

. Standing still for a whole day in the valley of Ajalon - Jos 10:12,13

. Shadow put back on the dial - 2Ki 20:11

. Darkened at the crucifixion - Lu 23:44,45

- ILLUSTRATIVE

. Of God's favour - Ps 84:11

. Of Christ's coming - Mal 4:2

. Of the glory of Christ - Mt 17:2; Re 1:16; 10:1

. Of supreme rulers - Ge 37:9; Isa 13:10

. (Its clearness,) of the purity of the church - So 6:10

. (Its brightness,) of the future glory of saints - Da 12:3; Mt 13:43

. (Its power,) of the triumph of saints - Jud 5:31

. (Darkened,) of severe calamities - Eze 32:7; Joe 2:10,31; Mt 24:29; Re 9:2

. (Going down at noon,) of premature destruction - Jer 15:9; Am 8:9

. (No more going down,) of perpetual blessedness - Isa 60:20

. (Before or in sight of,) of public ignominy - 2Sa 12:11,12; Jer 8:2


SWEARING FALSELY

- Forbidden - Le 19:12; Nu 30:2; Mt 5:33

- Hateful to God - Zec 8:17

- We should not love - Zec 8:17

- Fraud often leads to - Le 6:2,3

- Saints abstain from - Jos 9:20; Ps 15:4

- Blessedness of abstaining from - Ps 24:4,5

- THE WICKED

. Addicted to - Jer 5:2; Ho 10:4

. Plead excuses for - Jer 7:9,10

. Shall be judged on account of - Mal 3:5

. Shall be cut off for - Zec 5:3

. Shall have a curse upon their houses for - Zec 5:4

- False witnesses guilty of - De 19:16,18

- Exemplified

. Saul - 1Sa 19:6,10

. Shimei - 1Ki 2:41-43

. Jews - Eze 16:59

. Zedekiah - Eze 17:13-19

. Peter - Mt 26:72,74


SWEARING, PROFANE

- Of all kinds is desecration of God's name and is forbidden - Ex 20:7; Mt 5:34-36; 23:21,22; Jas 5:12

- THE WICKED

. Addicted to - Ps 10:7; Ro 3:14

. Love - Ps 109:17

. Clothe themselves with - Ps 109:18

- Guilt of - Ex 20:7; De 5:11

- Woe denounced against - Mt 23:16

- Nations visited for - Jer 23:10; Ho 4:1-3

- Punishment for - Le 24:16,23; Ps 59:12; 109:17,18

- Exemplified

. Son of Israelitish woman - Le 24:11

. Gehazi - 2Ki 5:20

. Peter - Mt 26:74


SWINE

- When wild inhabited the woods - Ps 80:13

- Unclean and not to be eaten - Le 11:7,8

- DESCRIBED

. Fierce and ungenerous - Mt 7:6

. Filthy in its habits - 2Pe 2:22

. Destructive to agriculture - Ps 80:13

- Fed upon husks - Lu 15:16

- Sacrificing of, an abomination - Isa 66:3

- Kept in large herds - Mt 8:30

- Herding of, considered as the greatest degradation to a Jew - Lu 15:15

- The Gergesenes punished for having - Mt 8:31,32; Mr 5:11,14

- The ungodly Jews condemned for eating - Isa 65:4; 66:17

- ILLUSTRATIVE OF

. The wicked - Mt 7:6

. Hypocrites - 2Pe 2:22


SWORD, THE

- Probable origin - Ge 3:24

- Was pointed - Eze 21:15

- Frequently had two edges - Ps 149:6

- DESCRIBED AS

. Sharp - Ps 57:4

. Bright - Na 3:3

. Glittering - De 32:41; Job 20:25

. Oppressive - Jer 46:16

. Hurtful - Ps 144:10

- Carried in a sheath or scabbard - 1Ch 21:27; Jer 47:6; Eze 21:3-5

- Suspended from the girdle - 1Sa 17:39; 2Sa 20:8; Ne 4:18; Ps 45:3

- WAS USED

. By the patriarchs - Ge 34:25; 48:22

. By the Jews - Jud 20:2; 2Sa 24:9

. By heathen nations - Jud 7:22; 1Sa 15:33

. For self-defence - Lu 22:36

. For destruction of enemies - Nu 21:24; Jos 6:21

. For punishing criminals - 1Sa 15:33; Ac 12:2

. Sometimes for self-destruction - 1Sa 31:4,5; Ac 16:27

- Hebrews early acquainted with making of - 1Sa 13:19

- In time of war, plough shares made into - Joe 3:10

- In time of peace made into plough shares - Isa 2:4; Mic 4:3

- Sharpened and furbished before going to war - Ps 7:12; Eze 21:9

- Was brandished over the head - Eze 32:10

- Was thrust through enemies - Eze 16:40

- Often threatened as a punishment - Le 26:25,33; De 32:25

- Often sent as a punishment - Ezr 9:7; Ps 78:62

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

- Those slain by, communicated ceremonial uncleanness - Nu 19:16

- ILLUSTRATIVE

. Of the word of God - Eph 6:17; Heb 4:12

. Of the word of Christ - Isa 49:2; Re 1:16

. Of the justice of God - De 32:41; Zec 13:7

. Of the protection of God - De 33:29

. Of war and contention - Mt 10:34

. Of severe and heavy calamities - Eze 5:2,17; 14:17; 21:9

. Of deep mental affliction - Lu 2:35

. Of the wicked - Ps 17:13

. Of the tongue of the wicked - Ps 57:4; 64:3; Pr 12:18

. Of persecuting spirit of the wicked - Ps 37:14

. Of the end of the wicked - Pr 5:4

. Of false witnesses - Pr 25:18

. Of judicial authority - Ro 13:4

. (Drawing of,) of war and destruction - Le 26:33; Eze 21:3-5

. (Putting, into its sheath,) of peace and friendship - Jer 47:6

. (Living by,) of rapine - Ge 27:40

. (Not departing from one's house,) of perpetual calamity - 2Sa 12:10


SYNAGOGUES

- Places in which the Jews assembled for worship - Ac 13:5,14

- Early notice of their existence - Ps 74:8

- Probably originated in the schools of the prophets - 1Sa 19:18-24; 2Ki 4:23

- Revival of, after the captivity - Ne 8:1-8

- SERVICE OF, CONSISTED OF

. Prayer - Mt 6:5

. Reading the word of God - Ne 8:18; 9:3; 13:1; Ac 15:21

. Expounding the word of God - Ne 8:8; Lu 4:21

. Praise and thanksgiving - Ne 9:5

- Service in, on the Sabbath day - Lu 4:16; Ac 13:14

- GOVERNED BY

. A president or chief ruler - Ac 18:8,17

. Ordinary rulers - Mr 5:22; Ac 13:15

- Provided with a minister, who had charge of the sacred books - Lu 4:17,20

- Had seats fro the congregation - Ac 13:14

- Chief seats in, reserved for elders - Mt 23:6

- The portion of Scripture for the day sometimes read by one of the congregation - Lu 4:16

- Strangers were invited to address the congregation in - Ac 13:15

- CHRIST OFTEN

. Attended - Lu 4:16

. Preached and taught in - Mt 4:23; Mr 1:39; Lu 13:10

. Performed miracles in - Mt 12:9,10; Mr 1:23; Lu 13:11

- The Apostles frequently taught and preached in - Ac 9:20; 13:5; 17:1,17

- Often used as courts of justice - Ac 9:2; Jas 2:2

- OFFENDERS WERE OFTEN

. Given up to, for trial - Lu 12:11; 21:12

. Punished in - Mt 10:17; 23:34; Ac 22:19

. Expelled from - Joh 9:22,34; 12:42; 16:2

- The building of, considered a noble and meritorious work - Lu 7:5

- Sometimes several, in the same city - Ac 6:9; 9:2

- Each sect had its own - Ac 6:9


SYRIA

- Originally included Mesopotamia - Ge 25:20; 28:5; De 26:5; Ac 7:2

- More properly the country around Damascus - 2Sa 8:6

- Damascus the capital of - Isa 7:8

- Abana and Pharpar rivers of - 2Ki 5:12

- Governed by kings - 1Ki 22:31; 2Ki 5:1

- INHABITANTS OF

. Called Syrians - 2Sa 10:11; 2Ki 5:20

. Called Syrians of Damascus - 2Sa 8:5

. An idolatrous people - Jud 10:6; 2Ki 5:18

. A warlike people - 1Ki 20:23,25

. A commercial people - Eze 27:18

. Spoke the Syriack language - 2Ki 18:26; Ezr 4:7; Da 2:4

- Israel followed the idolatry of - Jud 10:6

- DAVID

. Destroyed the army of, which assisted Hadadezer - 2Sa 8:5

. Garrisoned and made tributary - 2Sa 8:6

. Dedicated the spoils of - 2Sa 8:11,12

. Obtained renown by his victory over - 2Sa 8:13

. Sent Joab against the armies of, hired by the Ammonites - 2Sa 10:6-14

. Destroyed a second army of - 2Sa 10:15-19

- Asa sought aid of, against Israel - 1Ki 15:18-20

- Elijah anointed Hazael king over, by divine direction - 1Ki 19:15

- Benhadad king of, besieged Samaria - 1Ki 20:1-12

- THE ISRAELITES

. Under Ahab encouraged and assisted by God, overcame - 1Ki 20:13-20

. Forewarned of invasion by, at the return of the year - 1Ki 20:22-25

. Insignificant before - 1Ki 20:26,27

. Encouraged and assisted by God overcame a second time - 1Ki 20:28-30

. Craftily drawn into a league with - 1Ki 20:31-43

. At peace with, for three years - 1Ki 22:1

. Under Ahab sought to recover Ramoth-gilead from - 1Ki 22:3-29

. Defeated by, and Ahab slain - 1Ki 22:30-36

. Harassed by frequent incursions of - 2Ki 5:2; 6:23

. Heard the secrets of, from Elisha - 2Ki 6:8-12

- God smote with blindness those sent against Elisha by the king of - 2Ki 6:14,18-20

- Besieged Samaria again - 2Ki 6:24-29

- Army of, miraculously routed - 2Ki 7:5,6

- Death of the king of, and the cruelty of his successor foretold by Elisha - 2Ki 8:7,15

- Joram king of Israel in seeking to recover Ramothgilead from, severely wounded - 2Ki 8:28,29; 9:15

- Israel delivered into the hands of, for the sins of Jehoahaz - 2Ki 13:3,7,22

- A saviour raised up for Israel against - 2Ki 13:5,23-25

- Elisha predicted to Joash his three victories over - 2Ki 13:14-19

- Joined with Israel against Ahaz and besieged Jerusalem - 2Ki 16:5; Isa 7:12

- Retook Elath and drove out the Jews - 2Ki 16:6

- Subdued and its inhabitants taken captive by Assyria - 2Ki 16:9

- PROPHECIES RESPECTING

. Destruction of Rezin king of - Isa 7:8,16

. Ceasing to be a kingdom - Isa 17:1-3

. Terror and dismay in, occasioned by its invasion - Jer 49:23,24

. Destruction of its inhabitants - Jer 49:26

. Plundering of Damascus - Isa 8:4

. Burning of Damascus - Jer 49:27; Am 1:4

. Its calamities, the punishments of its sins - Am 1:3

. Its inhabitants to be captives - Am 1:3

. Its history in connection with the Macedonia empire - Da 11:6-45

- Subdued and governed by the Romans - Lu 2:2

- Gospel preached and many churches founded in - Ac 15:23,41




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