R.A. Torrey’s New Topical Textbook – Bible Verses by Topics – Letter L

Alphabetical Listings

Lamb, The


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

Described as

Patient. — Isa 53:7

Playful. — Ps 114:4,6

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

The shepherd’s care for — Isa 40:11

Used for

Food. — De 32:14; 2Sa 12:4

Clothing. — Pr 27:26

Sacrifice. — 1Ch 29:21; 2Ch 29:32

Considered a great delicacy — Am 6:4

Offered in sacrifice

Males. — Ex 12:5

Females. — Nu 6:14

While sucking. — 1Sa 7:9

At a year old. — Ex 12:5; Nu 6:14

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

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

At the passover. — Ex 12:3,6,7

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Illustrative

Of purity of Christ. — 1Pe 1:19

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

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

Of the Lord’s people. — Isa 5:17; 11:6

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

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

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

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

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

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

Lamps


Design of — 2Pe 1:19

Described as

Burning. — Ge 15:17

Shining. — Joh 5:35

Lighted with oil — Mt 25:3,8

Oil for, carried in vessels — Mt 25:4

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

Required to be constantly trimmed — Mt 25:7

Used for lighting

The tabernacle. — Ex 25:37

Private apartments. — Ac 20:8

Chariots of war by night. — Na 2:3,4

Marriage processions. — Mt 25:1

Persons going out at night. — Joh 18:3

Often kept lighting all night — Pr 31:18

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

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

Probable origin of dark lantern — Jdj 7:16

Illustrative

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

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

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

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

Of God’s guidance. — 2Sa 22:29; Ps 18:28

Of glory of the cherubim. — Eze 1:13

Of spirit of man. — Pr 20:27

Of ministers. — Joh 5:35

Of wise rulers. — 2Sa 21:17

Of severe judgments. — Re 8:10

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

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

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

Language


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

Called

Speech. — Mr 14:70; Ac 14:11

Tongue. — Ac 1:19; Re 5:9

Confusion of

A punishment for presumption, &c. — Ge 11:2-6

Originated the varieties in. — Ge 11:7

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

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

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

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

Kinds of, mentioned

Hebrew. — 2Ki 18:28; Ac 26:14

Chaldea. — Da 1:4

Syriack. — 2Ki 18:26; Ezr 4:7

Greek. — Ac 21:37

Latin. — Lu 23:38

Lycaonian. — Ac 14:11

Arabic, &c. — Ac 2:11

Egyptian. — Ps 84:5; 114:1; Ac 2:10

Of some nations difficult — Eze 3:5,6

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

Power of speaking different

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

Promised. — Mr 16:17

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

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

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

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

A sign to unbelievers. — 1Co 14:22

Sometimes abused. — 1Co 14:2-12,23

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

Interpretation of

Antiquity of engaging persons for. — Ge 42:23

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

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

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

Laver of Brass


Moses was commanded to make — Ex 30:18

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

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

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

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

The priests washed in

Before consecration. — Ex 40:12

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

Before approaching the altar. — Ex 30:20

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

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

Illustrative of

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

Regeneration. — Tit 3:5; Eph 5:26

Law of God, The


Is absolute and perpetual — Mt 5:18

Given

To Adam. — Ge 2:16,17; Ro 5:12-14

To Noah. — Ge 9:6

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

Through Moses. — Ex 31:18; Joh 7:19

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

Described as

Pure. — Ps 19:8

Spiritual. — Ro 7:14

Holy, just, and good. — Ro 7:12

Exceeding broad. — Ps 119:96

Perfect. — Ps 19:7; Ro 12:2

Truth. — Ps 119:142

Not grievous. — 1Jo 5:3

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

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

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

It is man’s duty to keep — Ec 12:13

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

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

Sin is a transgression of — 1Jo 3:4

All men have transgressed — Ro 3:9,19

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

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

Works wrath — Ro 4:15

Conscience testifies to — Ro 2:15

Designed to lead to Christ — Ga 3:24

Obedience to

A characteristic of saints. — Re 12:17

A test of love. — 1Jo 5:3

Of prime importance. — 1Co 7:19

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

Christ

Came to fulfil. — Mt 5:17

Magnified. — Isa 42:21

Explained. — Mt 7:12; 22:37-40

The love of, produces peace — Ps 119:165

Saints

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

Freed from the curse of. — Ga 3:13

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

Love. — Ps 119:97,113

Delight in. — Ps 119:77; Ro 7:22

Prepare their hearts to seek. — Ezr 7:10

Pledge themselves to walk in. — Ne 10:29

Keep. — Ps 119:55

Pray to understand. — Ps 119:18

Pray for power to keep. — Ps 119:34

Should remember. — Mal 4:4

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

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

The wicked

Despise. — Am 2:4

Forget. — Ho 4:6

Forsake. — 2Ch 12:1; Jer 9:13

Refuse to hear. — Isa 30:9; Jer 6:19

Refuse to walk in. — Ps 78:10

Cast away. — Isa 5:24

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

Is the rule of the judgment — Ro 2:12

To be used lawfully — 1Ti 1:8

Established by faith — Ro 3:31

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

Law of Moses, The


Is the law of God — Le 26:46

Given

In the desert. — Eze 20:10,11

At Horeb. — De 4:10,15; 5:2

From the Mount Sinai. — Ex 19:11,20

By disposition of angels. — Ac 7:53

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

To the Jews. — Le 26:46; Ps 78:5

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

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

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

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

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

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

Called

A fiery law. — De 33:2

Word spoken by angels. — Heb 2:2

Ministration of death. — 2Co 3:7

Ministration of condemnation. — 2Co 3:9

Lively oracles. — Ac 7:38

Royal law. — Jas 2:8

Book of the law. — De 30:10; Jos 1:8

Book of Moses. — 2Ch 25:4; 35:12

Rehearsed by Moses — De 1:1-3

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

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

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

Divided into

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

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

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

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

Taught the Jews

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

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

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

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

All Israelites required

To know. — Ex 18:16

To observe. — De 4:6; 6:2

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

To remember. — Mal 4:4

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

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

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

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

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

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

Publicly read

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

By Joshua. — Jos 8:34,35

By Ezra. — Ne 8:2,3

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

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

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

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

A schoolmaster to lead to Christ — Ga 3:24

Christ

Made under. — Ga 4:4

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

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

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

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

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

Magnified and made honourable. — Isa 42:21

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

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

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

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

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

The Jews

Jealous for. — Joh 9:28,29; Ac 21:20

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

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

Accused Christ of breaking. — Joh 19:7

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

Broke it themselves. — Joh 7:19

Dishonoured God by breaking. — Ro 2:23

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

Was a burdensome yoke — Ac 15:10

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

Leaven


Used in making bread — Ho 7:4

Diffusive properties of — 1Co 5:6

Forbidden

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

To be offered with blood. — Ex 34:25

To be offered, &c with meat offerings which were burned. — Le
2:11; 10:12

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

First fruits of wheat offered with — Le 23:17

Illustrative of

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

Doctrines of Pharisees, &c. — Mt 16:6,12

Ungodly professors. — 1Co 5:6,7

False teachers. — Ga 5:8,9

Malice and wickedness. — 1Co 5:8

Lebanon


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

Given to Israel — Jos 13:5,6

Celebrated for

Cedars. — Ps 29:5; 92:12; Isa 14:8

Flowers. — Na 1:4

Fragrance. — Song 4:11

Fragrance of its wines. — Ho 14:7

Glorious appearance. — Isa 35:2

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

Called

The mountains. — 2Ch 2:2

Mount Lebanon. — Jdj 3:3

That goodly mountain. — De 3:25

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

Part of, barren — Isa 29:17

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

Many streams came from — Song 4:15

Formerly inhabited by the Hivites — Jdj 3:3

Moses anxious to behold — De 3:25

Furnished

Wood for Solomon’s temple. — 1Ki 5:5,6

Stones for Solomon’s temple. — 1Ki 5:14,18

Wood for second temple. — Ezr 3:7

Solomon built

The house of the forest of. — 1Ki 7:2

Storehouses in. — 1Ki 9:19

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

Illustrative

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

Of the Gentile world. — Isa 29:17

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

Of the temple. — Zec 11:1

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

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

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

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

Leopard


Inhabited mountains of Canaan — Song 4:8

Described as

Spotted. — Jer 13:23

Fierce and cruel. — Jer 5:6

Swift. — Hab 1:8

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

Illustrative

Of God in his judgments. — Ho 13:7

Of the Macedonian empire. — Da 7:6

Of antichrist. — Re 13:2

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

Leprosy


A common disease among the Jews — Lu 4:27

Infected

Men. — Lu 17:12

Women. — Nu 12:10

Houses. — Le 14:34

Garments. — Le 13:47

An incurable disease — 2Ki 5:7

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

Often hereditary — 2Sa 3:29; 2Ki 5:27

Parts affected by

The hand. — Ex 4:6

The head. — Le 13:44

The forehead. — 2Ch 26:19

The beard. — Le 13:30

The whole body. — Lu 5:12

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

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

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

The priests

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

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

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

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

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

Ceremonies at cleansing of — Le 17:14

Those afflicted with

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

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

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

Dwelt in a separate house. — 2Ki 15:5

Cut off from God’s house. — 2Ch 26:21

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

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

To cry unclean when approached. — Le 13:45

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

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

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

Christ gave power to heal — Mt 10:8

Garments

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

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

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

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

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

Houses

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

Suspected of, emptied. — Le 14:36

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Leviathan


Created by God — Ps 104:26

Nature and habits of — Job 41:1-34

God’s power, exhibited in destroying — Ps 74:14

Illustrative of

Powerful and cruel kings. — Isa 27:1

Power and severity of God. — Job 41:10

Levites, The


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

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

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

Not numbered with Israel — Nu 1:47-49

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

Families, as numbered

Of Gershom. — Nu 3:18,21,22

Of Kohath. — Nu 3:19,27,28

Of Merari. — Nu 3:20,33,34

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

Were consecrated — Nu 8:6,14

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

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

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

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

Superannuated at fifty — Nu 8:25

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

Ceremonies at consecration of

Cleansing and purifying. — Nu 8:7

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

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

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

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

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

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

Marched in the centre of Israel — Nu 2:17

Services of

Ministering to the Lord. — De 10:8

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

Ministering to the people. — 2Ch 35:3

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

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

Keeping sacred oil, flour, &c. — 1Ch 9:29,30

Keeping sacred treasures. — 1Ch 26:20

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

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

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

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

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

Purifying the holy things. — 1Ch 23:28

Regulating weights and measures. — 1Ch 23:29

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

Blessing the people. — De 10:8

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

David

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

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

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

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

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

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

Served in courses after captivity — Ezr 6:18

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

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

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

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

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

Liberality


Pleasing to God — 2Co 9:7; Heb 13:16

God never forgets — Heb 6:10

Christ set an example of — 2Co 8:9

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

Unprofitable, without love — 1Co 13:3

Should be exercised

In the service of God. — Ex 35:21-29

Toward saints. — Ro 12:13; Ga 6:10

Toward servants. — De 15:12-14

Toward the poor. — De 15:11; Isa 58:7

Toward strangers. — Le 25:35

Toward enemies. — Pr 25:21

Toward all men. — Ga 6:10

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

In giving alms. — Lu 12:33

In relieving the destitute. — Isa 58:7

In forwarding missions. — Php 4:14-16

In rendering personal services. — Php 2:30

Without ostentation. — Mt 6:1-3

With simplicity. — Ro 12:8

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

Willingly. — Ex 25:2; 2Co 8:12

Abundantly. — 2Co 8:7; 9:11-13

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

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

Want of

Brings many a curse. — Pr 28:27

A proof of not loving God. — 1Jo 3:17

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

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

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

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

Exemplified

Princes of Israel. — Nu 7:2

Boaz. — Ru 2:16

David. — 2Sa 9:7,10

Barzillai, &c. — 2Sa 17:28

Araunah. — 2Sa 24:22

Shunammite. — 2Ki 4:8,10

Judah. — 2Ch 24:10,11

Nehemiah. — Ne 7:70

Jews. — Ne 7:71,72

Job. — Job 29:15,16

Nebuzaradan. — Jer 40:4,5

Joanna, &c. — Lu 8:3

Zacchaeus. — Lu 19:8

Christians. — Ac 2:45

Barnabas. — Ac 4:36,37

Dorcas. — Ac 9:36

Cornelius. — Ac 16:2

Church of Antioch. — Ac 11:29,30

Lydia. — Ac 16:15

Paul. — Ac 20:34

Stephanas, &c. — 1Co 16:17

Extraordinary – Exemplified

Israelites. — Ex 36:5

Poor widow. — Mr 12:42-44

Churches of Macedonia. — 2Co 8:1-5

Liberty, Christian


Foretold — Isa 42:7; 61:1

Conferred

By God. — Col 1:13

By Christ. — Ga 4:3-5; 5:1

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

Through the gospel. — Joh 8:32

Confirmed by Christ — Joh 8:36

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

The service of Christ is — 1Co 7:22

Is freedom from

The law. — Ro 7:6; 8:2

The curse of the law. — Ga 3:13

The fear of death. — Heb 2:15

Sin. — Ro 6:7,18

Corruption. — Ro 8:21

Bondage of man. — 1Co 9:19

Jewish ordinances. — Ga 4:3; Col 2:20

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

Saints are called to — Ga 5:13

Saints should

Praise God for. — Ps 116:16,17

Assert. — 1Co 10:29

Walk in. — Ps 119:45

Stand fast in. — Ga 2:5; 5:1

Not abuse. — Ga 5:13; 1Pe 2:16

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

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

False teachers

Promise, to others. — 2Pe 2:19

Abuse. — Jude 1:4

Try to destroy. — Ga 2:4

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

Typified — Le 25:10-17; Ga 4:22-26,31

Life, Eternal


Christ is — 1Jo 1:2; 5:20

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

To know God and Christ is — Joh 17:3

Given

By God. — Ps 133:3; Ro 6:23

By Christ. — Joh 6:27; 10:28

In Christ. — 1Jo 5:11

Through Christ. — Ro 5:21; 6:23

To all given to Christ. — Joh 17:2

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

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

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

In answer to prayer. — Ps 21:4

Revealed in the Scriptures — Joh 5:39

Results from

Drinking the water of life. — Joh 4:14

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

Eating of the tree of life. — Re 2:7

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

Saints

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

Have hope of. — Tit 1:2; 3:7

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

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

Shall inherit. — Mt 19:29

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

Should lay hold of. — 1Ti 6:12,19

Are preserved to. — Joh 10:28,29

Shall rise to. — Da 12:2; Joh 5:29

Shall go into. — Mt 25:46

Shall reign in. — Da 7:18; Ro 5:17

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

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

The wicked

Have not. — 1Jo 3:15

Judge themselves unworthy of. — Ac 13:46

Exhortation to seek — Joh 6:27

Life, Natural


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

God preserves — Ps 36:6; 66:9

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

Forfeited by sin — Ge 2:17; 3:17-19

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

Described as

Vain. — Ec 6:12

Limited. — Job 7:1; 14:5

Short. — Job 14:1; Ps 89:47

Uncertain. — Jas 4:13-15

Full of trouble. — Job 14:1

God’s loving-kindness better than — Ps 63:3

The value of — Job 2:4; Mt 6:25

Preserved by discretion — Pr 13:3

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Should be spent in

The fear of God. — 1Pe 1:17

The service of God. — Lu 1:75

Living to God. — Ro 14:8; Php 1:21

Peace. — Ro 12:18; 1Ti 2:2

Doing good. — Ec 3:12

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

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

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

Be thankful for

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

The supply of its wants. — Ge 48:15

The dissatisfied despise — Ec 2:17

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

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

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

Is compared to

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

A pilgrimage. — Ge 47:9

A tale told. — Ps 90:9

A swift post. — Job 9:25

A swift ship. — Job 9:26

A hand-breadth. — Ps 39:5

A shepherd’s tent removed. — Isa 38:18

A dream. — Ps 73:20

A sleep. — Ps 90:5

A vapour. — Jas 4:14

A shadow. — Ec 6:12

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

A weaver’s shuttle. — Job 7:6

A flower. — Job 14:2

Grass. — 1Pe 1:24

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

Wind. — Job 7:7

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

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

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

Life, Spiritual


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

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

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

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

Is hidden with Christ — Col 3:3

The fear of God is — Pr 14:27; 19:23

Spiritual-mindedness is — Ro 8:6

Is maintained by

Christ. — Joh 6:57; 1Co 10:3,4

Faith. — Ga 2:20

The word of God. — De 8:3; Mt 4:4

Prayer. — Ps 69:32

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

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

Has its youth — 1Jo 2:13,14

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

Is described as

A life to God. — Ro 6:11; Ga 2:19

Newness of life. — Ro 6:4

Living in the Spirit. — Ga 5:25

Revived by God — Ps 85:6; Ho 6:2

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

All saints have — Eph 2:1,5; Col 2:13

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

Saints praise God for — Ps 119:175

Seek to grow in — Eph 4:15; 1Pe 2:2

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

The wicked alienated from — Eph 4:18

Lovers of pleasure destitute of — 1Ti 5:6

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

Illustrated — Eze 37:9,10; Lu 15:24

Light


God the only source of — Jas 1:17

Created by God — Ge 1:3; Isa 45:7

Separated from darkness — Ge 1:4

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

Divided into

Natural. — Job 24:14; Isa 5:30

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

Artificial. — Jer 25:10; Ac 16:29

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

Described as

White and pure. — Mt 17:2

Bright. — Job 37:21

Shining. — 2Sa 23:4; Job 41:18

Diffusive. — Job 25:3; 36:30

Useful and precious. — Ec 2:13

Agreeable. — Ec 11:7

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

The theory of, beyond man’s comprehension — Job 38:19,20,24

Illustrative of

Glory of God. — Ps 104:2; 1Ti 6:16

Purity of God. — 1Jo 1:5

Wisdom of God. — Da 2:22

Guidance of God. — Ps 27:1; 36:9

Favour of God. — Ps 4:6; Isa 2:5

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

Glory of Christ. — Ac 9:3,5; 26:13

Purity of Christ. — Mt 17:2

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

Gospel. — 2Co 4:4; 1Pe 2:9

Ministers. — Mt 5:14; Joh 5:35

Wise rulers. — 2Sa 21:17; 23:4

The soul of man. — Job 18:5,6

Saints. — Lu 16:8; Eph 5:8; Php 2:15

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

The path of the just. — Pr 4:18

The glory of the church. — Isa 60:1-3

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

Lion, The


Canaan infested by — 2Ki 17:25,26

Described as

Superior in strength. — Jdj 14:18; Pr 30:30

Active. — De 33:22

Courageous. — 2Sa 17:10

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

Fierce. — Job 10:16; 28:8

Voracious. — Ps 17:12

Majestic in movement. — Pr 30:29,30

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

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

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

Lurks for its prey — Ps 10:9

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

Rends its prey — De 33:20; Ps 7:2

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

Conceals itself by day — Ps 104:22

Often perishes for lack of food — Job 4:11

Inhabits

Forests. — Jer 5:6

Thickets. — Jer 4:7

Mountains. — Song 4:8

Deserts. — Isa 30:6

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

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

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

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

Hunting of, alluded to — Job 10:16

Slain by

Samson. — Jdj 14:5,6

David. — 1Sa 17:35,36

Benaiah. — 2Sa 23:20

A swarm of bees found in the carcass of, by Samson — Jdj 14:8

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

Illustrative

Of Israel. — Nu 24:9

Of the tribe of Judah. — Ge 49:9

Of the tribe of Gad. — De 33:20

Of Christ. — Re 5:5

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

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

Of boldness of saints. — Pr 28:1

Of brave men. — 2Sa 1:23; 23:20

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

Of persecutors. — Ps 22:13; 2Ti 4:17

Of the devil. — 1Pe 5:8

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

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

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

Locust, The


A small insect — Pr 30:24,27

Clean and fit for food — Le 11:21,22

Described as

Wise. — Pr 30:24,27

Voracious. — Ex 10:15

Rapid in movement. — Isa 33:4

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

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

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

Flies in bands and with order — Pr 30:27

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

The Jews

Used as food. — Mt 3:4

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

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

Often plagued by. — Joe 1:4; 2:25

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

Illustrative

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

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

Of ungodly rulers. — Na 3:17

(Destruction of,) of destruction of God’s enemies. — Na 3:15

Long-Suffering of God, The


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

Salvation, the object of — 2Pe 3:15

Through Christ’s intercession — Lu 13:8

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

An encouragement to repent — Joe 2:13

Exhibited in forgiving sins — Ro 3:25

Exercised toward

His people. — Isa 30:18; Eze 20:17

The wicked. — Ro 9:22; 1Pe 3:20

Plead in prayer — Jer 15:15

Limits set to — Ge 6:3; Jer 44:22

The wicked

Abuse. — Ec 8:11; Mt 24:48,49

Despise. — Ro 2:4

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

Illustrated — Lu 13:6,9

Exemplified

Manasseh. — 2Ch 33:10-13

Israel. — Ps 78:38; Isa 48:9

Jerusalem. — Mt 23:37

Paul. — 1Ti 1:16

Love of Christ, The


To the Father — Ps 91:14; Joh 14:31

To his church — Song 4:8,9; 5:1; Joh 15:9; Eph 5:24

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

Manifested in his

Coming to seek the lost. — Lu 19:10

Praying for his enemies. — Lu 23:34

Giving himself for us. — Ga 2:20

Dying for us. — Joh 15:13; 1Jo 3:16

Washing away our sins. — Re 1:5

Interceding for us. — Heb 7:25; 9:24

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

Rebukes and chastisements. — Re 3:19

Passes knowledge — Eph 3:19

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

To saints, is

Unquenchable. — Song 8:7

Constraining. — 2Co 5:14

Unchangeable. — Joh 13:1

Indissoluble. — Ro 8:35

Obedient saints abide in — Joh 15:10

Saints obtain victory through — Ro 8:37

Is the banner over his saints — Song 2:4

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

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

Illustrated — Mt 18:11-13

Exemplified towards

Peter. — Lu 22:32,61

Lazarus, &c. — Joh 11:5,36

His apostles. — Joh 13:1,34

John. — Joh 13:23

Love of God, The


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

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

Christ abides in — Joh 15:10

Described as

Sovereign. — De 7:8; 10:15

Great. — Eph 2:4

Abiding. — Zep 3:17

Unfailing. — Isa 49:15,16

Unalienable. — Ro 8:39

Constraining. — Ho 11:4

Everlasting. — Jer 31:3

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

Manifested towards

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

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

The destitute. — De 10:18

The cheerful giver. — 2Co 9:7

Exhibited in

The giving of Christ. — Joh 3:16

The sending of Christ. — 1Jo 4:9

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

Election. — Mal 1:2,3; Ro 9:11-13

Adoption. — 1Jo 3:1

Redemption. — Isa 43:3,4; 63:9

Freeness of salvation. — Tit 3:4-7

Forgiving sin. — Isa 38:17

Quickening of souls. — Eph 2:4,5

Drawing us to himself. — Ho 11:4

Temporal blessings. — De 7:13

Chastisements. — Heb 12:6

Defeating evil counsels. — De 23:5

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

Saints know and believe — 1Jo 4:16

Saints should abide in — Jude 1:21

Perfected in saints

By obedience. — 1Jo 2:5

By brotherly love. — 1Jo 4:12

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

To be sought in prayer — 2Co 13:14

Love to Christ


Exhibited by God — Mt 17:5; Joh 5:20

Exhibited by saints — 1Pe 1:8

His personal excellence is deserving of — Song 5:9-16

His love to us a motive to — 2Co 5:14

Manifested in

Seeking him. — Song 3:2

Obeying him. — Joh 14:15,21,23

Ministering to him. — Mt 27:55; 25:40

Preferring him to all others. — Mt 10:37

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

A characteristic of saints — Song 1:4

An evidence of adoption — Joh 8:42

Should be

Sincere. — Eph 6:24

With the soul. — Song 1:7

In proportion to our mercies. — Lu 7:47

Supreme. — Mt 10:37

Ardent. — Song 2:5; 8:6

Unquenchable. — Song 8:7

Even to death. — Ac 21:13; Re 12:11

Promises to — 2Ti 4:8; Jas 1:12

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

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

They who have

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

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

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

Decrease of, rebuked — Re 2:4

Want of, denounced — 1Co 16:22

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

Exemplified

Joseph of Arimathaea. — Mt 27:57-60

Penitent woman. — Lu 7:47

Certain women. — Lu 23:28

Thomas. — Joh 11:16

Mary Magdalene. — Joh 20:11

Peter. — Joh 21:15-17

Paul. — Ac 21:13

Love to God


Commanded — De 11:1; Jos 22:5

The first great commandment — Mt 22:38

With all the heart — De 6:5; Mt 22:37

Better than all sacrifices — Mr 12:33

Produced by

The Holy Spirit. — Ga 5:22; 2Th 3:5

The love of God to us. — 1Jo 4:19

Answers to prayer. — Ps 116:1

Exhibited by Christ — Joh 14:31

A characteristic of saints — Ps 5:11

Should produce

Joy. — Ps 5:11

Love to saints. — 1Jo 5:1

Hatred of sin. — Ps 97:10

Obedience to God. — De 30:20; 1Jo 5:3

Perfected in obedience — 1Jo 2:5

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

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

They who have

Are known of him. — 1Co 8:3

Are preserved by him. — Ps 145:20

Are delivered by him. — Ps 91:14

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

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

Persevere in — Jude 1:21

Exhort one another to — Ps 31:23

Pray for — 2Th 3:5

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

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

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

The uncharitable, without — 1Jo 3:17

God tries the sincerity of — De 13:3

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

Love to Man
Is of God — 1Jo 4:7

Commanded by God — 1Jo 4:21

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

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

Taught by God — 1Th 4:9

Faith works by — Ga 5:6

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

Purity of heart leads to — 1Pe 1:22

Explained — 1Co 13:4-7

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

Is an abiding principle — 1Co 13:8,13

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

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

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

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

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

Saints should

Put on. — Col 3:14

Follow after. — 1Co 14:1

Abound in. — Php 1:9; 1Th 3:12

Continue in. — 1Ti 2:15; Heb 13:1

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

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

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

Be fervent in. — 1Pe 1:22; 4:8

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

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

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

Should be exhibited, toward

Saints. — 1Pe 2:17; 1Jo 5:1

Ministers. — 1Th 5:13

Our families. — Eph 5:25; Tit 2:4

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

Strangers. — Le 19:34; De 10:19

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

All men. — Ga 6:10

Should be exhibited, in

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

Loving each other. — Ga 5:13

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

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

Visiting the sick, &c. — Job 31:16-22; Jas 1:27

Sympathising. — Ro 12:15; 1Co 12:26

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

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

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

Forbearing. — Eph 4:2

Rebuking. — Le 19:17; Mt 18:15

Necessary to true happiness — Pr 15:17

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

An evidence of

Being in the light. — 1Jo 2:10

Discipleship with Christ. — Joh 13:35

Spiritual life. — 1Jo 3:14

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

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

Is good and pleasant — Ps 133:1,2

Is a bond of union — Col 2:2

Is the bond of perfectness — Col 3:14

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

The wicked devoid of — 1Jo 3:10

Exemplified

Joseph. — Ge 45:15

Ruth. — Ru 1:16,17

Jonathan, &c. — 1Sa 20:17,41,42

Obadiah. — 1Ki 18:4

Centurion. — Lu 7:5

The Church. — Ac 2:46; Heb 10:33,34

Lydia. — Ac 16:15

Aquila. — Ro 16:3,4

Paul. — 2Co 6:11,12

Epaphroditus. — Php 2:25,26,30

Philippians. — Php 4:15-19

Colossians. — Col 1:4

Thessalonians. — 1Th 3:6

Onesiphorus. — 2Ti 1:16-18

Philemon. — Phm 1:7-9

Moses. — Heb 11:25

Loving-Kindness of God, The


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

Described as

Great. — Ne 9:17

Excellent. — Ps 36:7

Good. — Ps 69:16

Marvellous. — Ps 17:7; 31:21

Multitudinous. — Isa 63:7

Everlasting. — Isa 54:8

Merciful. — Ps 117:2

Better than life. — Ps 63:3

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

Saints

Betrothed in. — Ho 2:19

Drawn by. — Jer 31:3

Preserved by. — Ps 40:11

Quickened after. — Ps 119:88

Comforted by. — Ps 119:76

Look for mercy through. — Ps 51:1

Receive mercy through. — Isa 54:8

Are heard according to. — Ps 119:149

Are ever mindful of. — Ps 26:3; 48:9

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

Crowned with. — Ps 103:4

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

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

Pray for the

Exhibition of. — Ps 17:7; 143:8

Continuance of. — Ps 36:10

Extension of. — Ge 24:12; 2Sa 2:6

Praise God for — Ps 92:2; 138:2

Proclaim — Ps 40:10

Lying


Forbidden — Le 19:11; Col 3:9

Hateful to God — Pr 6:16-19

An abomination to God — Pr 12:22

A hindrance to prayer — Isa 59:2,3

The devil, the father of — Joh 8:44

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

Saints

Hate. — Ps 119:163; Pr 13:5

Avoid. — Isa 63:8; Zep 3:13

Respect not those who practise. — Ps 40:4

Reject those who practise. — Ps 101:7

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

Unbecoming in rulers — Pr 17:7

The evil of rulers hearkening to — Pr 29:12

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

False witnesses addicted to — Pr 14:5,25

Antinomians guilty of — 1Jo 1:6; 2:4

Hypocrites addicted to — Ho 11:12

Hypocrites, a seed of — Isa 57:4

The wicked

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

Love. — Ps 52:3

Delight in. — Ps 62:4

Seek after. — Ps 4:2

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

Bring forth. — Ps 7:14

Give heed to. — Pr 17:4

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

Leads to

Hatred. — Pr 26:28

Love of impure conversation. — Pr 17:4

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

Folly of concealing hatred by — Pr 10:18

Vanity of getting riches by — Pr 21:6

Shall be detected — Pr 12:19

Poverty preferable to — Pr 19:22

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

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

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

Exemplified

The devil. — Ge 3:4

Cain. — Ge 4:9

Sarah. — Ge 18:15

Jacob. — Ge 27:19

Joseph’s brethren. — Ge 37:31,32

Gibeonites. — Jos 9:9-13

Samson. — Jdj 16:10

Saul. — 1Sa 15:13

Michal. — 1Sa 19:14

David. — 1Sa 21:2

Prophet of Bethel. — 1Ki 13:18

Gehazi. — 2Ki 5:22

Job’s friends. — Job 13:4

Ninevites. — Na 3:1

Peter. — Mt 26:72

Ananias, &c. — Ac 5:5

Cretans. — Tit 1:12

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