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Ps. cxix. 32. I will run the way of thy commandments, when thou hast enlarged rny heart.' '•
1 Kings iv. 29. God gave unto Solomon wisdom and understanding exceeding much, and largeness of heart.
Ps. xxxiii. 15. He fashioneth their hearts.
1 Kings viii. 37. The Lord our God be with us, as he was with our fathers, let him not leave us nor forsake us.
Ver. 58. That he may iricHne our hearts unto him, to walk in his ways, and to keep his commandments, and his statutes and his judgments. ;- _ . •Ps.orix. 36. Incline my heart unto thy statutes. Ver. 8. Ps. cxli. 4.
lxxxvi. 11. Unite my heart to fear thy name. '•
Isa. lvii. 15. Thussaith the high and lofty One that inhabiteth eternity, who$e name is Holy, I dwell in the high and holy place, with him also that is of a contrite and humble spirit to revive the spirit of the humblevand to revive the heart of the contrite- ones.
Ps.xxviii 14. Wait on the Lord and he shall strengthen thine heart. Ps. xxxi. 24.—lxxiii. 26. Isa. xxxv. 4.
1 Thess. iii. 12, 13. The Lord stabiish your hearts unblameable in-holiness, before God even our Father, at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ with all his saints. 1 Thess. ii. 17.
Prov. xxi. 1. The king's heart is in the hand of the Lord, he turneth it, &c. Job xii. 24.
Ezra vi. 22. The Lord turned the heart of the king of Assyria unto his people.
Ps. cv. 25. He turned their heart to hate his people.
Mai. iv. 6. He shall turn the heart of the fathers unto the children, &c. Luke xi. 17. i'
Ezra vii. 27. Ezra said, blessed be the Lord God of our fathers, who hath put this in the king's heart, to beautify the house of the Lord.
Neh. ii. 12. I told no man what God had put in my heart to do at Jerusalem.
Jer. xxxii. 40. I will put my fear in their hearts, &c. xxxi. 33. I will put my law in their inward parts, write it in their hearts. Heb. viii. 10.
2 Cor. iii. 3. Ye are the epistle of Christ, written with the Spirit of the living God in fleshly tables of the heart.
XLIV. God's judgments on the'hearts of tlx wicked. Exod. vii. 13. The Lord hardened Pharaoh's heart. Ch. ix. 12.—x. 1,20, 27.—xi. 10.—xiv. 8.
Exod.ix. 14. I will send my plagues upon thine heart.
Deut. ii. 30. The Lord hardened the spirit of Sihon, king of Heshbon, and made his heart obstinate, that he might deliver him into the hand of Israel.
jtxviii. 28. The Lord shall smite thee with madness, and blindness, and astonishment of heart. *Lev. xxvi. 16. * xxix. 4. The Lord hath not given you an heart to perceive.
Isa. xliv. 18. He hath shut their eyes that they cannot see, and their hearts that they cannot understand.
Job xvii. 4. Thou hast shut their hearts from understanding, therrfore shalt thou not exnlt them.
Eccl. iii. 11. He hath set the world in their heart.
XLV. Satan's influences on the heart of the wicked. Instances thereof. See Satan's tempting Eve. Gen. iii. 1 to 6. Tempting David to number the people. 1 Chron. xxi. I. He taketh away the word out of their heart. Matt. xiii. 19. He put into the heart of Judas to betray Christ. John xiii. 2. Put into the hearts of Ananias and Sapphira to lie. Acts v. 3. He blinds the minds of unbelievers. 2 Cor. iv. 4. Eph. iv. 18.
XLVI. Jin evil heart described. Gen. vi. 5. Every imagination of the thoughts of man's heart, was evil continually.
Prov. xx. 9. Who can say I have made my heart clean?
Jer. xvii. 9. The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked, who can know it?
Matt. xv. 19. Out of the heart proceed evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, blasphemies.
Ver. 20. These are the things which defile a man. Mark vii. 21, 22, 23.
XLVI I. In Scri/iture the hearts of the wicked are described as 'wicked.
Hard. 1 Sam. vi. 6. Prov. xxviii. 14. Zech. vii. 12. Mark xvi. 15.
XLVIII. Keeping a good conscience. Acts xxiii. 1. Paul said, I have lived in all good conscience before God until this day.
Rom. ix. I. I say the truth in Christ, I lie not, my conscience also bearing me witness in the Holy Ghost.
xiii. 5. Ye must needs be subject (to magistrates) not only for wrath but also for conscience sake.
2 Cor. i. 12. Our rejoicing is this, the testimony of our conscience, that in simplicity and godly sincerity, not with fleshly wisdom, but by the grace of God, we have had our conversation in the world.
iv. 2. By manifestation of the truth, commending ourselves to every man's conscience, in the sight of God. Ch. v. 11.
1 Tim. i. 5. The end of the commandment is charity, out of a pure heart and of good conscience, and of faith unfeigned.
V«r. 19. War a good warfare, holding faith and a good conscience. tii. 9. Holding the mystery of faith in a pure conscience.
2 Tim. i. 3. I serve God with a pure conscience.
Heb. x. 22. Having our hearts sprinkled from an evil conscience.
xiii. r8. We trust we have a good conscience, in all things -willing -to live honestly. '-4,,;'*
1 Het. ii. 19. This is thank-worthy, if* man for conscience toward God, endure grief, suffering wrongfully.
,iii. I5. Sanctify the Lord God in your hearts.
Ver. 16. Having a good conscience, a good conversation in Christ.
KLIX. A good conscience, how attained. Acts xxiv. 16. I exercise myself to have always a conscience void of offence, toward God and toward men.
Heb. ix. 2. Gifts and sacrifices were offered (under the law) Which could not make him that did the service perfect, as pertaining to the conscience. Ch. x. 2.
Ver. 14. How much more shall the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit, offered himself without spot to God, purge your conscience from dead works to serve the livmg God. 1 Pet. iii. 21.
jt. 22. Having the heart sprinkled from an evil conscience.
L. Natural conscience, instances ofthe forcethereof'. John viii. 9. In the accusers of the woman before Christ.
Rom. ii. 15. In the Gentiles, who have not the law.
Acts. xxiv. 25. In Felix hearing Paul preach.
1 Sam. xxiv. 5. 2 Sam. xxiv. 10. David's heart smote him.
LI. A week conscience not to be wounded. 1 Cor. viii. 12. When ye sin against the brethren and wound their weak conscience, ye sin against Christ. See Ver. 7 to 25, 27. Ch. x. 28, 29.
LI I. Of an evil conscience. 1 Tim. iv. 1. Some shall depart from the faith.
Ver. 2. Speaking lies in hypocrisy, having their conscience seared. Tit. i- 5. Unto them that are defiled and unbelieving there is nothing pure, but even their mind and conscience is denied.
Lalll. Commanded. Deut. vi. 13. Thou shalt fear the Lord thy God, and shalt serve him.
Deut. x. 12. O Israel, what doth the Lord thy God require of thee, but to fear the Lord thy God, and to walk in all his ways, and to love him, and to serve the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul. Ver. 13.
Ver. 20. The Lord thy God, him shalt thou serve, and to him shalt thou cleave. Matt. iv. 10.
LIV. With the heart. See the last quoted text. Deut. x. 12.
1 Chron. xxviti. 9. Serve him with a perfect heart, and with a willing mind.
Eph. vi. 6. Doing the will of God from the heart.
Ver. 5. With singleness of heart, as unto Christ.
Ver. 7. With good will doing service to the Lord. See Deut. xi.
13, 14.—xiii. 4.—xxvi. 6.—xxxii. 46. Jos. xxii. 5 xxiv. 14, 15.
1 Sam. vii. 3.—xii. 14, 20, 24. 1 Kings xi. 4—xiv. 8. Ps. cxix. 69.
LV. With suitable dispositions of heart. Jos. xxiv. 4. Feur the Lord, and serve him in.sincerity and truth. Ver 34, 31.
Acts xx. 19. Serving the Lord with all humility of mind. Ch. xxvi. 7.
Luke i. 74. Serve him in holiness and righteousness.
Rom. i. 9. I serve God with my spirit in the gospel of his Son.
vii. 6. We are delivered from the law, that we should serve in newness of spirit.
Rom. xii. 1. Present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service.
xii. 11. Fervent in spirit, serving the Lord.
2 'Iim. i. 3. I serve God with a pure conscience.
Heb. ix. 14. The blood of Christ, shall purge your conscience from dead works to serve the living God.
xii, 28. Let us have grace, whereby we may serve God, with reverence and godly fear. Ps. ii, 11.
Psi c, 2. Serve the Lord with gladness.
Eccl. ix. 10. Do it with all thy might.
Acts xxvi. 7. Serving God instantly.
Rev. vii. 15. In heaven they serve God day and night.
LVI. God'* tervanti. Promites-to. them. Exod. xxiii. 25. Ye shall serve the Lord, and he will bless thy bread, and thy water. Ch. xv: 26. Dsut. xi. 13, 14.
1 Kings viii. 23. Thou 'keepest covenant and mercy with thy servants, that walk before thee, with all their heart. Gen. xxxii . 10.
Job xxxvi: 11. If they obey and serve him, they shall spend' their, days in prosperity, and their years in pleasure. Ps, cxjjt. T65. Prpvi id. 17.
xxxv. 27. Let the Lord be magnified that hath pleasure in the prosperity of his servants. Ps. cxlvii, 11.—cxlix. 4,
Ps. cii. 28. The children of thy servants shall continue, antftfeeir seed shall be established before thee. Ps. lxix. 36.
cv. O ye seed of Abraham his servants, V(e children o,f Jacob his chosen.
Ver. 7. He is the Lord your God. Ver. 42. Isa. xii. 8, 9.
Isa. xliv. 1. Fear not, O Jacob, my servant.
Ver. 2. For I will pour water, upon him that is thirsty, and,floods upon the dry ground. Ver. 26.
xlv. 4. For Jacob my servant's sake I have called thee by name.
xlviii. 20. The Lord haih redeemed his servant Jacob;.
xlix. 3, Thou art my servant, O Israel, in whom L will he glorified.;
lvi. 17. No weapon formed against thee shall prosper, eyery tongue that shall rise against thee in judgment thou- shalt condemn: this is the heritage of the servants of' the Lord, and their righteousness is of me, saith the Lord.
lvi. 6. The sons of the stranger that join themselves to the Lord. to serve him, fcc.
Ver. 7. Even them will I bring to my holy mountain, and make, them joyful in my house of prayer.
Isa. lxv, 8. Thus saith the Lord, as the new wine is found in the cluster, and one saith, destroy it not, for a blessing is in it: so will I do for my servant's sake, that I may not destroy them all.
Ver. 9. Mine elect shall inherit my holy mountain, and my servants shall dwell there.
Ver. 13. Thus saith the Lord God, behold my servants shall eat, drink and rejoice.
Ver. 14. They shall sing for joy of heart.
lxvi. 13. I will comfort you, and ye shall be comforted.
Ver 14. And when you see this, your heart shall rejoice and your bones shall flourish like an herb, and the hand of the Lord shall be known toward his servants, and his indignation toward his enemies.
Jer. xxx. 10. Fear thou not, O my servant Jacob, saith the Lord, neither be dismayed, O Israel, for I will save thee from afar, and thy seed from the land of their captivity, and Jacob shall return and be in rest and quiet, and none shall make him afraid.
Ver, 11. For I am with thee, saith the Lord, to save thee. Ch. xxix. 10—xlvi. 27, 28.
Joel ii. 29. Upon my servants and upon my hand-maids, will I pour out ray Spirit. Isa. xliv. 3. Acts ii. 17.
Zeph. ill. 9. I will turn to the people a pure language, that they may all cajl upon the name of the Lord, to serve him with one con-? sent.
Matt. xxiv. 45. Blessed is the faithful and wise servant, Ver. 46, 48, 50.
xxv. 21. Well done, thou good and faithful servant, enter thorn Into the joy of thy Lord. Ver. 23, 26, 30.
Luke xii. 37. Blessed are those servants, whom the Lord when he cometh, shall find watching.
Gal. iv. 7. Thou art no more a servant but a son, and if a son, then an heir of God, through Christ.
Rev. vii. 3. Hurt not the earth, till we have scaled the servants of pur God in their fore-heads.
xix. 2. The Lord our God hath judged the great whore, which did corrupt the earth with her fornication, and hath avenged the blood of his servants at her hand. Deut. xxviii, 43. 2 Kings ix. 7. Ps. lxxix. 10 cxvi, 15,
LVH. God's servants. Prayers for them. 2 Sara. vii. 29. With thy blessing, let the house of thy servant by blessed for ever.
xxiv. 10. O Lord, take away the iniquity of thy servant.
Neh. i. 11. Let thine par be attentive to the prayer of thy servants, who desire to fear thy name. Job xlii. 8. Dan. ix. 17.
Ps. xix. 13. Keep back thy servant from presumptuous sin.
xxvii. 9. Put not thy servant away in anger.
xxxi, 16. Make thy face to shine upon thy servants, save me for thy mercies sake.
lxix, 17. Hide not thy face from thy servant, for I am in trouble, hear me speedily.
lxxxvi, 2. O my God, save thy servant that trusteth in thee. Ver. 16. Dan. iii. 17,28.—vi. 16.
lxxxjx. 50. Remember Lord, the reproach of thy servants.