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Isa. ü. 12. For the day of the Lord of hosts shall be upon every one that is proud and lofiy, and upon every one that is lifted up, and he shall be brought low. Ch. v. 15, 16.-xxvi. 5.
xiii. 11. I will cause the arrogancy of the proud to cease, and will lay low the haughtiness of the terrible.
xxiii. 9. The Lord hath purposed it, to stain the pride of all glory. Isa. xxv, 11. He shall bring down their pride. xxviii. 1. Woe to the crowd of pride.
Jer. siji. 15. Hear ye and give ear, be not proud for the Lord hath spoken.
Ver. 16. Give glory to the Lord your God before he cause darkness, and before your feet stumble on the dark mountains. Ver. 18.
Dan. iv. 37. Those that walk in pride, he is able to abase.
Mark vii. 22. Out of the heart proceed pride, foolishness, and these defile the man. Ver. 23.
Rom. i. 28. God gave them over to a reprobate mind who did not like to retain God in their knowledge.
Ver. 29. Being filled with all unrighteousness.
I John ii. 16. The lust of the flesh, the lust of the eye, and the pride of life, is not of the Father but is of the world.
ARROGANCY. XLVII. Arrogancy. I Sam. ii. 3. Let not arrogancy come out of your mouth.
Prov. viii. 13. Pride and arrogancy and the evil way do I hate, saith wisdom.
Isa. xiii. 11. I will cause the arrogancy of the proud to cease, saith the Lord.
LOTTINESS. XLVIII. Loftiness. Ps. Ixxiii. 8. The wicked speak loftily. Pror: xxx. 13.
Ver. 18. Thou castedst them down to destruction.
XLIX. Haughty. 2 Sam. xxii. 28. Thine eyes are upon the haughsy, that thou mayst bring them down. Ezek. xvi. 50.
Prov. xviii. 12. Before destruction the heart of man is haughty. Ch. xvi. 8.
Isa. iii. 16. Because the daughters of Zion are haughty, and walk with stretched forth necks,
Ver. 17. The Lord will smite them with a scab, &c.
L. Eralting one seif. Ps. Ixvi. 7. Let not the rebellious exalt themGelves. Ps. cxl. &.
• Prov. xvii: 19. He that exalteth his gate seeketh destruction.
Matt. xxiii. 12. Whosoever exalteth himself shall be abased. Luke xiv. 11.
2 Thess. ii. 4. The man of sin and son of perdition, opposeth and exalteth himself above all that is called God or is worshipped. · Ver. 8. Whom the Lord will consume with the spirit of his mouth, and shall destroy with the brightness of his coming.
LI. Lifting up one's self. Deut. viii. 11, 14. Beware thine heart be not lifted up and thou forget the Lord thy God. Ver. 11, 12, 17.
xvij. 18. The king shall write him a copy of the law.
Ver. 19. He shall read therein, that he way learn to fear the Lord his God,
Deut: xvii. 20. That his heart be not lifted up above his brethren.
2 Chron. xxvi. 16. When Uzziah was strong his heart was lifted up to his destruction, for he transgressed against the Lord his God. Ch. xxv. 19, 20.
Ps. Ixxxiii. 2. They that hate thee have lifted up the head.
I Tim. iii. 16. A bishop must not be a novice, lest being lifted up with pride he fall into the condemnation of the devil. See Prov.xxx.32.
LII. Magnifying one's self. Ps. xxxv. 26. Let them be clothed with shame that magnify themselves. Ps. xxxviii. 16. v. 12. Lam.i. 9.
LIII. Glorying. Jer. xlix. 4. Wherefore gloriest thou, o backsliding daughter, that trusted in her treasures?
Ver. 5. Behold I will bring a fear upon thee, saith the Lord of hosts, from all that are about thee.
Prov. xxv. 27. For men to search their own glory, is not glory.
1 Cor. i. 27. God hath chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise, and weak things to confound the mighty.
Ver. 28. And base things and things that are despised, and things that are not, hath God chosen to bring to nought things that are.
Ver. 29. That no flesh should glory in his presence. iii. 21. Let no man glory in men. Ch. v. 2, 6.
iv. 7. Who maketh thee to differ, and what hast thou, that thou didst not receive, now if thou didst receive it, why didst thou glory as if thou hadst not received it?
2 Cor. v. 12. Some glory in appearance. xi. 18. Many glory after the flesh. xii. 5. Of myself will I not glory, but in mine infirmities. Gal. v. 26. Let us not be desirous of vain-glory. Phil. ii. 3. Let nothing be done through strise and vain-glory. jii. 19. Some glory, whose glory is their shame. James iii. 14. Glory not, and lie not against the truth.
Prov. xxvii. 2. Let another man praise thee, and not thine own mouth, a stranger and not thine own lips. Ch. xxv. 27. 2 Cor. xii. 5.
BOASTING. LIV. Brasting. 2 King's xx. 11. Let not him that girdeth on his armour boast himself as he that putteth it off.
Ps. 8. 3. The wicked boasteth of his heart's desire. James iji. 5. . xlix. 6. They boast themselves of the multitude of their riches. Luke xii. 16 to 20.
Ps. lii. 1. They boast of mischicf. Ps. xciv. 4.
Eph. ii. 8, 9. Ye are saved through faith, not of works, lest any man should boast.
LV. Scorning. Ps. i. 1 Blessed is he that sitteth not in the seat of the scornful.
cxxiii. 4. Our soul is filled with the scorning of those that are at ease.
Prov. i. 22. How long, ye simple ones, will ye love simplicity, and the scorners delight in their scornings, and fools hate knowledge ?.
ji. 34. The Lord scorneth the scorners, but he giveth grace to the lowly.
ix. 7. He that reproveth a scorner getteth to himself a blot. Ver. 8. Reprove not a scoruer lest he hate thee. Ver. 12. If thou scornest, thou alone shalt bear it. xiii. 1. A scorner heareth not rebuke. xiv. 6. A scorner seeketh wisdom, and findeth it not. xv. 12, A scorner loveth not one that reproveth him. xix. 25. Smite a scorner and the simple will beware. Ver. 29. Judginents are prepared for scorners. xxi. 11. When the scorner is punished the simple is made wise.
Ver. 24. Proud and haughty scorner is his name that dealeth in proud wrath.
xxü. 10. Cast out the scorner and contention shall go out, yea strife and reproach shall cease.
xxiv. 9. The scorner is an abomination to men. xxix. 8. Scornful men bring a city into a snare.
Isa. xxviii. 14. Hear the word of the Lord ye scornful men, that rule this people. Ver. 15, 16.
Hos. vii. 5. The king stretched out his hand with scorners.
LVI. Threats againsi kings and nations of the foregoing characters of pride, haughtiness, &c.
Pharaoh. Exod. ix. 17. Ch. x. ll, 14, 27. Neh. ix. 10, 11. Ezek. xxix. 15. Isa. xix. 11.
Assyria. 2 Kings xix. 22 to 36. Compare, Isa. xxxvii. 23.-X. 5 to 17.-xiv. 4 to 24. Jer. 1. 29, 31. Ezek. xxxi. 3 to 18. Dan. iv. 30, 31, 32,-\. 20. Hab. ii. 4 to 12. Zech. x. 11.
Israel. Neh. ix. 16, 17, 27, 29.. Isa. ix, 8 to 10. Hos. v. 5, 13. -yi. 7. Judah. Jer, xiii. 9 to 27. Tyre. Isa. xxiii. 8, 9. Ezek. xxviii. 2 to 18. Zech. ix. 3, 4. Moab. Isa. xvi. 6 to 16. Jer. xlviii. 26 to 42. Zeph. ii. 8 to 15, Ammon. Jer. xlix. 16. Edom. Ezek. XXXV. 13, Obad. Ver. 4, 12, 15.
OF MARRIAGE. LVII. Of Marriage. Gen. i. 27. God created man, male and fes male, Matt. xix. 45.
Gen. ii. 18. The Lord said it is not good that the man should be. alone, I will create him an help-mate for him.
Ver. 23. Adam said of the woman, this is bone of my bone, and flesh of my flesh.
s Ver. 24. Therefore shall a man leave his father and mother, and shall cleave unto his wife, and they shall be one flesh. I Cor. xi. 12.
John ü. 1. There was a marriage in Cana of Galilee.
I Cor. vii. 2. To avoid fornication, let every man have his own wife, and every woman her own husband. See ver. 9, 28, 36.
ix. 5. Have we not power to lead about a wife as well as other apostles, and as the brethren of the Lord and Cephas?
I Tim. iv. 1. In the latter times some shall depart from the faith. Ver. 3. Forbidding to marry.
v. 14. I will therefore that the younger women marry, bear children, &c.
Heb. xiii. 4. Marriage is honourable in all, and the bed undefiled, but whoremongers, and adulterers God will judge.
LVIII. Divorce was permitted by the law of Moses. Deut. xxiv. I to 4.
LIX. Divorce was disapproved. Mal. ii. 15.
LX. Divorce is expressly forbidden in the New Testament. Matt. xix. 4. Jesus said, he which made them at the beginning, made them male and female ;
Ver. 5. For this cause shall a man leave father and mother, and cleave unto his wife, and they shall be one flesh. Gen. ii. 24. I Cor. vi. 16. Eph. v. 31.
Ver. 6. What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder.
Ver. 8. Moses because of the hardness of your hearts suffered you to put away your wives, but from the beginning it was not so.'
Ver. 9. I say unto you, whosoever shall put away his wife, except it be for fornication, and shall marry another, conimitteth adultery, and whoso marrieth her that is put away doth commit adultery, Ch. v. 32. Whosoever shall put away his wife saving for the cause of fornication causeth her to commit adultery.
Rom. vii. 2. The woman which hath an husband, is bound by the law to her husband so long as he liveth.
Ver. 3. If while her husband liveth shc ·be inarried to another man, she shall be called an adulteress, but if her husband be dead she is no adulteress, though she be married to another man.
I Cor. vii. 10. Let not the wife depart from her husband.
Ver. 11. Or if she depart let her remain unmarried, or let her be reconciled to her husband: And let' not the husband put away his wife. Ver. 34.
LXI. Of marriage with unbelievers. 2 Cor. vi. 14. Be ye not un. equally yoked together with unbelievers.'
Ver. 15. For what part hath he that believeth with an infidel?
Ver. 17. Wherefore come out from among them and be ye separate, saith the Lord.
LXII. The Jews were forbidden to make marriages with the heathen inhabitants of Cangan, lest they should be therehy enticed to idolairy,
Exod. xxxiv. 16. Take heed, lest thou take of their daughters unto thy sons, and their daughters make thy sons go a whoring after their gods.
Deut. vii. 3. Thy daughter thou shalt not give unto his son, nor his daughter shalt thou take unto thy son.
Ver. 4. For they will turn away thy son from following me. Jos: xxiii, 12, 13. See instances of such unhappy marriages. Judg. iii. 5 to 8. 1 Kings xi. I to 12. Ezra ix. 2, 12.
Reformed. Neh. xiii. 23 to 27. This sin reformed. Ezra x. 2, 3, 11.
LXIII. The embracing of Christianity did not dissolve marriage already contracted with unbelievers. I Cor. vii. 12. If any brother hath a wife that believeth not, and she be pleased to dweil with him, let him not put her away.
Ver. 13. The woman that hath an husband that believeth not, and if he be pleased to dwell with her, let her not put him away. See concerning this matter, to ver. 17.
LXIV. The husband his duties. Prov. v. 18. Rejoice with the wife of thy youth. Eccl. ix. 9.
Ver. 19. Be thou ravished always with her love. Ch. xix. 14.xviii, 22.
I Cor. vii. 3. Let the husband render to the wife due benevolence, likewise also the wife to the husband.
Ver. 4. The wife hath not power over her own body, but the husband, likewise also the husband hath not power over his own body, but the wife.
Ver. 5. Defraud not one another.
Eph. v. 23. The husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the head of the church.
Eph. v. 25. Husbands love your wives, even as Christ loved the church.
Ver. 28. So ought men to love their wives, even as their own bodies.
Ver. 33. Let every one of you love his wife, even as himself.
Col. iii. 19. Husbands love your wives, and be not bitter against them.
I Pet. jii. 7. Husbands dwell with your wives according to knowledge, giving honour unto the wife as the weaker vessel, and being heirs together of the grace of life, that your prayers be not hindered. Ver. 9.
LXV. The wife, her duties. Prov. xi. 16. A gracious woman retaineth honour.
xii. 4. A virtuous woman is a crown to her husband, but she that maketh ashamed is as rottenness in his bones.
xiv. 1. Every wise woman buildeth her house, but the foolish plucketh it down with her hands.
Ver. 14. A prudent wife is from the Lord.
Prov. xxxi. 10. Who can find a virtuous woman? for her price is far above rubies.
Ver. 11. The heart of her husband doth safely trust in her.
Ver. 12. She will do him good, and not evil all the days of her life. See to the end of this chap.