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2 Cor. i. 20. All the promises of God in Christ are yea, and in him amen, unto the glory of God.
iv. 6. God hath shined in our hearts to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.
Eph. i. 6. God having predestinad us to the adoption of children, by Jesus Christ, to the praise of the glory of his grace. Ver. 12. See Christ's glory before his incarnation on earth, and after his resurrection.
God glorified by those who saw miracles wrought by his power, as when the palsy was cured. Matt. ix. 8. The dumb made to speak. Matt. xv. 31. The dead raised to life. Luke. vii. 16. The lame healed. Luke. xiii. 13. Acts iv. 21. The leper cleansed. Luke xvii. 15. Sight given to the blind. Luke xviii. 43. The appearances at Christ's birth. Luke ii. 20. At his death. Luke xxiii. 47.
CCXLI. The wicked glorify not God, and are punished. Dan. v. 22. Thou hast not humbled thine heart.
Ver. 23. Daniel said to Balshazzar, thou hast lifted up thyself against the Lord of heaven, &c. and the God in whose hand thy breath is, and whose are all thy ways, hast thou not glorified.
Ver. 26. God hath numbered thy kingdom.
Ver. 27. Thou art weighed in the balances and art found wanting. Ver. 28. Thy kingdom is divided and given to the Medes and Persians.
Mal. ii. 2. If you will not lay it to heart, to give glory to my name, said the Lord of hosts, I will even send a curse upon you, and I will curse your blessings. Jer. xiii. 26.
Acts xii. 23. An angel smote Herod, because he gave not God the glory, and he was eaten of worms.
Rom. i. 21. When they knew God, they glorified him not as God, neither were thankful.
Ver. 24. Wherefore God gave them up, &c.
iii. 23. All have sinned and come short of the glory of God. Rev. xvi. 9. The men that were scorched with fire repented not to give glory to God.
CCXLII. God is glorified in the destruction of the wicked. Exod. xiv. 4. I will be honoured upon Pharaoh and his host. Ver. 17, 18.
Lev. x. 2. There went out fire from the Lord, and devoured Nadab, and Abihu.
Ver. 3. The Lord spake saying, before all the people will I be glorified.
Isa. xxvi. 14. Thou hast visited and destroyed them, and made all their memory to perish.
Ver. 15. Ó Lord, thou art glorified.
Ezek. xxviii. 22. Thus saith the Lord God, behold I am against thee, O Zidon, and I will be glorified in the midst of thee. Ch. xxxix. 11.
CCXLIII. Sanctifying God. Lev. x. 3. The Lord spake, saying, I will be sanctified in them that come nigh me, and before all the people I will be glorified.
Isa. v. 16. God that is holy shall be sanctified in righteousness. viii. 13. Sanctify the Lord of hosts himself, and let him be your fear, and let him be your dread.
Isa. xxix. 23. They shall sanctify my name, and shall sanctify the holy one of Jacob.
Ezek. xx. 41. I will be sanctified in you before the heathen. Ch. xxxvi. 23.-xxviii. 25.-xxxix. 21.
1 Pet. iii. 15. Sanctify the Drd God in your hearts. See Ezek. xxviii. 22.-xxxviii. 16.
CCXLIV. Threats against those that sanctify not God. Numb. xx. 12. The Lord spake unto Moses and Aaron, because ye believed me not, to sanctify me in the eyes of the children of Israel, therefore ye shall not bring this congregation into the land which I have given them. Ch. xxvii. 14. Deut. xxxii. 51.
CHARACTERS GOOD AND BAD, WITH PROMISES AND THREATS.
1. GODLINESS in heart and life. Ps. xxxii. 6. For this shall every godly one pray unto thee.
2 Cor. i. 12. Our rejoicing is this, the testimony of our conscience, that in simplicity and godly sincerity, not by fleshly wisdom, but by the grace of God we have had our conversation in the world.
vii. 9. Ye were made sorry [for sin] after a godly manner. Ver. 10, 11.
xi. 2. Paul said, I am jealous over you with a godly jealousy.
1 Tim. ii. 2. Pray that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and honesty.
Ver. 10. Good works become women professing godliness. iv. 7. Exercise thyself unto godliness.
iv. 11. O man of God, follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness, fight the good fight of faith.
Tit. ii. 12. Denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, live soberly, righteously and godly in the present world.
Heb. xii. 28. Let us serve God with reverence and godly fear. 2 Pet. i. 16. Add to patience, godliness, &c. Ver. 7.
iii. 11. What manner of persons ought ye to be in all holy conver sation and godliness?
II. Promises to the godly. Ps. iv. 3. The Lord hath set apart him that is godly for himself.
1 Tim. iv. 8. Godliness is profitable unto all things, having the promise of the life that now is, and of that which is to come.
vi. 6. Godliness with contentment is great gain.
2 Pet. ii. 9. The Lord knoweth how to deliver the godly out of temptations, and to reserve the unjust unto the day of judgment to be punished.
III. Means of godliness given. Ps. xii. 1. Help Lord, for the godly
Rom. xi. 26. Christ shall turn away ungodliness from Jacob. 1 Tim. iii. 16. The gospel contains the mystery of godliness.
1 Tim. vi. 3. Gospel contains the doctrine which is according to godliness.
Tit. i. 1. The truth [in the gospel] is according to godliness. IV. Godliness misrepresented. 1 Tim. vi. 3. Corrupt men suppose that gain is godliness.
2 Tim. iii. 5. Hypocrites have a form of godliness, but deny the power thereof.
V. The ungodly described by their practice. Ps. xviii. 4. Floods of ungodly men made me afraid.
Prov. xvi. 27. An ungodly man diggeth up evil.
xix. 28. An ungodly witness scorneth judgment.
2 Tim. ii. 16. Vain babblings increase unto ungodliness.
Jude ver. 4. Ungodly men turn the grace of God into lascivious
Ver. 18. They walk after their own ungodly lusts.
VI. Threats against the ungodly. 2 Chron. xix. 2. Shouldest thou help the ungodly, and love them that hate the Lord? therefore is wrath upon thee from the Lord.
Ps. i. 1. Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly.
Ver. 4. The ungodly are like the chaff which the wind driveth
Ver. 5. The ungodly shall not stand in judgment.
iii. 7. Thou hast broken the teeth of the ungodly.
xliii. 1. Plead my cause against an ungodly nation.
Ixxiii. 12. The ungodly prosper in the world, they increase in riches.
Ver. 18. Thou didst set them in slippery places, thou castedst them down into destruction.
Rom. i. 18. The wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men.
1 Pet. iv. 18. If the righteous scarcely be saved, where shall the ungodly and the sinner appear?
2 Pet. ii. 5. God spared not the old world, bringing in the flood upon the world of the ungodly,
Ver. 6. And turning the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah into ashes, condemned them with an overthrow making them an example unto those that after should live ungodly.
iii. 7. The heavens and the earth which are now, are reserved unto fire against the day of judgment, and perdition of ungodly men.
Jude ver. 14, 15. Behold the Lord cometh, to execute judgment upon all, and to convince all that are ungodly, of all their ungodly deeds, which they have ungodly committed, and of all their hard speeches which ungodly sinners have spoken against him.
VII. Righteousness required. Deut. vi. 25. It shall be our righteousness if we observe to do all these commandments before the Lord our God, as he hath commanded us.
Dan. iv. 27. Break off thy sins by righteousness.
Amos v. 24. Let judgment run down as waters, and righteousness as a mighty stream.
Zeph. ii. 3. Seek the Lord, seek righteousness, seek meekness, &c. Matt. iii. 15. Jesus said, it becometh us to fulfil all righteousness. v. 20. Jesus said, except your righteousness shall exceed the righteousness of the Scribes and Pharisees, ye shall in no case enter into the kingdom of heaven.
vi. 33. Seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness. Luke i. 75. Serve God in holiness and righteousness.
Acts xxiv. 25. Paul reasoned of righteousness, temperance and judgment to come.
Rom. vi. 13. Yield your members as instruments of righteousness unto God. Ver. 19.
1 Cor. xv. 34. Awake unto righteousness.
2 Cor. vi. 4, 7. Approving ourselves by the armour of righteousness. Ver. 14. What fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? Eph. iv. 24. Put on the new man, which after God is created in righteousness.
v. 9. The fruit of the Spirit is in all righteousness, goodness and truth.
vi. 14. Stand therefore having your loins girt about with truth, and having on the breast-plate of righteousness.
Phil. i. 11. Approving things that are excellent, being filled with the fruits of righteousness, which are by Jesus Christ, to the praise and glory of God.
1 Tim. vi. 11. Follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness. 2 Tim. ii. 22.
2 Tim. iii. 16. The scripture is profitable for instruction in righte
Tit. ii. 11. The grace of God that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men.
Ver. 12. Teaching us, that denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously and godly, in this present world. Heb. xi, 13. The prophets through faith wrought righteousness. 1 Pet. ii, 24. We being dead to sin, should live unto righteousness. 1 John ii. 29. Every one that doth righteousness is born of God. iii. 7. He that doth righteousness is righteous.
Ver. 10. Whosoever doth not righteousness is not of God. VIII. Promises to the righteous of peculiar favour from God. Ps. i. 6. The Lord knoweth the way of the righteous.
cxlvi. 8. The Lord loveth the righteous. Ps. xi. 7.—xxiii. 5.
v. 12. Thou Lord wilt bless the righteous, with favour thou wilt compass him as with a shield. Ps. cvi. 3. Matt. v. 6.
xxxiv. 15. The eyes of the Lord are upon the righteous, and his ears are open unto their cry. Job xxxvi. 7. Ps. xxxiii. 18. 1 Pet. iii. 11.
Ver. 17. The righteous cry, and the Lord heareth and delivereth them out of all their troubles. Ps. x. 24.-xv. 29. Jam. v. 16. 1 Pet. iii. 12.
xiv. 5. God is in the generation of the righteous. Isa. Ixiv. 5. xxxvii. 17. The Lord upholdeth the righteous. Ps. Iv. 22. He shall never suffer the righteous to be moved. Ps. xv. 2.
Ps. xxxvii. 39. The salvation of the righteous is of the Lord. Gen. vii. 1. Prov. xviii. 10. Isa. xxxiii. 15, 16.-lxiv. 5. 2 Pet. ii. 5. xi. 5. The Lord trieth the righteous.
Prov. ii. 7. The Lord layeth up sound wisdom for the righteous Jer. xx. 12.
iii. 32. The secret of the Lord is with the righteous. Ps. xxv. 14. Job xxxiii. 26. God will render unto every man his righteousness. 1 Sam. xxvi. 23. 1 Kings viii. 32.
Ps. vii. 8. Judge me according to my righteousness. Ps. xviii. 20, 24. 2 Sam. xxii. 21.
Ver. 11. God judgeth the righteous, God is angry with the wicked every day.
xxxvii. 6. He shall bring forth thy righteousness.
Iviii. 11. Verily there is a reward for the righteous, verily he is a God that judgeth in the earth.
IX. Promises of blessings to the righteous, as the consequence of righteousness by the appointment of God.
Job iv. 7. Whoever perished being innocent, or where were the righteous cut off?
xvii. 9. The righteous shall hold on his way, and he that hath clean hands shall wax stronger and stronger.
Ps. xxxvii. 29. The righteous shall inherit the land, and dwell in it for ever.
Ixxii. 7. In his [the good King's days] the righteous shall flourish. lxxv. 10. The horn of the righteous shall be exalted.
xcii. 12. The righteous shall flourish like the palm tree, and grow like the cedar in Lebanon. Ps. i. 3.-lii. 8. Prov. xi. 28.
xcvii. 11. Light is sown for the righteous, and gladness for the upright in heart.
cvi. 3. Blessed is he that doth righteousness at all times. Prov. x. ii. Righteousness delivereth from death. Ch. xi. 4, 6. Ver. 24. The desire of the righteous shall be granted.
Ver. 28. The hope of the righteous shall be gladness, but the expectation of the wicked shall perish.
xi. 8. The righteous is delivered out of trouble, and the wicked cometh in his stead. Ch. x. 30.-xii. 3.
Ver. 18. To him that soweth righteousness shall be a sure reward. Ver. 19. Righteousness tendeth to life; he that pursueth evil, pursueth it to his own hurt. Ch. xii. 28.
Ver. 30. The fruit of righteousness is a tree of life.
Ver. 31. The righteous shall be recompensed in the earth.
xii. 3. A man shall not be established by wickedness, but the root of the righteous shall not be moved. Ch. x. 25.
Ver. 7. The wicked are overthrown and are not, but the house of the righteous shall stand. Ch. xi. 21.
Ver. 26. The righteous is more excellent than his neighbour. Ver. 28. In the way of righteousness is life, and in the path-way thereof is no death. Ch. xiii. 6.
xiii. 9. The light of the righteous rejoiceth, but the lamp of the wicked shall be put out.
Prov. xiii. 21. Evil pursueth sinners, but to the righteous good shall be repaid.