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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 Tim. 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.

Ps. 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's servants. Promises to them. Exod. xxiii. 25. Ye shall serve the Lord, and he will bless thy bread, and thy water. Ch. xv. 26. Deut. xi. 13, 14.

1 Kings viii. 23. Thou keepest covenant and r 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, cxix. 165. Prov:

iii. 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, and their seed shall be established before thee. Ps. Ixix, 36.

cv. 6. O ye seed of Abraham his servants, ye children of Jacob his chosen.

Ver. 7. He is the Lord your God. Ver. 42. Isa. xli. 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 hath redeemed his servant Jacob.

xlix. 3, Thou art my servant, O Israel, in whom I will be glori fied.

Ivi. 17. No weapon formed against thee shall prosper, every 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.

Ivi. 6. The sons of the stranger that join themselves to the Lord, to serve him, &c.

Ver. 7. Even them will I bring to my holy mountain, and make them joyful in my house of prayer,


Isa. Ixv, 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.

Ixvi. 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 my Spirit. Isa. xliv. 3. Acts ii. 17.

Zeph. iii. 9. I will turn to the people a pure language, that they may all call upon the name of the Lord, to serve him with one con


Matt. xxiv. 45. Blessed is the faithful and wise servant, Ver. 46, 48, 50.

xxv. 21. Well done, thou good and faithful servant, enter thou 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 sealed the servants of our 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,

LVII. God's servants, Prayers for them. 2 Sam. 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 ear 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.

Ixix, 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, 16.

lxxxix. 50. Remember Lord, the reproach of thy servants.



Ps. xc. 13. Let it repent thee, concerning thy servants. Ps. cxxxv. 14. Deut. xxxii. 36.

Ver. 16. Let thy work appear unto thy servants, and thy glory unto their children.


LVIII. Not serving God. Threats. Deut. xxviii. 47. Because thou servedst not the Lord thy God with joyfulness and gladness of heart, for the abundance of all things,

Ver. 48. Therefore shall thou serve thine enemies, in hunger and thirst, and nakedness and want of all things. Jer. xvii. 1 to 5. Neh. ix. 35, 36.

Mal. iii. 14. Ye have said, it is vain to serve God: and what profit is it that we have kept his ordinances?

Ver. 18. Ye shall discern between him that serveth God, and him that serveth him not. Job xxi. 15.

Matt. xxiv. 40. The Lord of the wicked servant shall come in a day when he looketh not for him, and in an hour, when he is not


Ver. 41. And shall cut him asunder, and appoint him his portion, with hypocrites, there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth.

xxv. 30. Cast the wicked and unprofitable servant into utter darkness, there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth. See Ver. 26.

Luke xii. 47. That servant which knew his Lord's will, and prepared not himself, neither did according to his will, shall be beaten with many stripes.

Rom. i. 25. They served the creature more than the Creator.

Ver. 26. For this cause God gave them up to vile affections, &c. See omission of good works.


LIX. Commanded. Eccl. xii. 13. Fear God and keep his commandments, for this is the whole duty of man.

Jer. vii. 23. This thing commanded I your fathers, saying, obey my voice, and I will be your God, and ye shall be my people. Lev. xix. 37. 1 Sam. xv. 22. Jer. xi. 4. Deut. vi. 24, 25.-vii. 12.

Ezek. xx. 19. I am the Lord your God, walk in my statutes, and keep my judgments and do them. Ch. xxxvii. 24.

1 Cor. vii. 19. Circumcision is nothing, and uncircumcision is nothing, but keeping the commandments of God. Ps. cxix. 4.

LX. Universal obedience required. Deut. xxviii. 14. Thou shalt not go aside, from any of the words which I commanded thee this day, to the right hand or to the left.

Jos. i. 7. Observe to do according to all the law, turn not from it to the right hand, or to the left, that thou mayest prosper whithersoever thou goest.

1 Chron. xxviii. 8. Keep, and seek for all the Commandments of the Lord your God.

Ps. cxix. 1. Blessed are the undefiled in the way.

Ps. cxix. 6. I shall not be ashamed when I have respect unta all thy commandments.

Matt. v. 19. Whosoever shall break one of these least commandments, and shall teach men so, shall be called least in the kingdom of heaven.

Gal. iii. 10. It is written in the law, cursed is every one that continueth not in all things that are written in the book of the law to do them. Deut. vii. 26. Jer. xi. 3.

Col. iv. 12 I pray that ye may stand perfect and complete in all the will of God. 1 Pet. iv. 2.

James ii. 10. "Whosoever shall keep the whole law, and yet offend in one point, is guilty of all.

LXI. With an high esteem of God's law. Ps. cxix. 128. I esteem all thy precepts right. (Prov. iii. 17.) Ways of pleasantness and paths of peace. 1 John iii. 5. Not grievous.

Ver. 173. I have chosen thy precepts.

Ver. 111. Thy testimonies have I taken as an heritage for ever, for they are the rejoicing of my heart. See rejoicing in God, in his word. Ver. 97. O how I love thy law. Ver. 159. See love to God.

cxix. 20. My soul breaketh for the longing it hath unto thy testimonies at all times. Ver. 40. See longing for God and the things of God.

Ver. H. Thy law have I hid in my heart that I might not sin against thee.

Ver. 15. I will meditate on thy precepts, and have respect unto thy ways. See Meditation.

Ver. 83. I did not forget thy statutes. Ver. 55, 93. Ps. xviii. 22. Rom. vii. 22. I delight in the law of God, after the inward man. Ps. r. 2.—xl. 8.—çxix. 16, 70, 72, 77, 92, 147, 174. See Delight, LXM. With resolution of heart. Jos. xxiv. 15. Joshua said, as for me and my house we will serve the Lord.

Ver. 24. The people said, the Lord our God will we serve, and his voice will we obey.

Ps. cxix. 57. O Lord, I have said that I would keep thy word. Ver. 69. I will keep thy precepts with my whole heart.

Ver. 106. I have sworn and I will perform it, that I will keep thy righteous judgments.

Ver. E12. I have inclined mine heart to perform thy statutes.

Ver. 17. I will have respect unto thy statutes continually, Ver. 145. See 2 Kings xxiii. 3. 2 Chron. xv. 12, 15.-xxxiv. 31. Where the king and the people enter into a covenant, an oath and curse to seek God.

LXIII. Ability for obedience promised. Deut. xxx. 6. The Lord thy God will circumcise thine heart, and the heart of thy seed, to, love the Lord thy God with all thine, heart and with all thy soul.

Ver. 8. And thou shalt obey the voice of the Lord to do all his commandments.

2 Chron. xxx. 12. The hand of God was to give them one heart to do the commandment by the word of the Lord.

Ps. cx. 3. Thy people shall be willing in the day of thy power. Isa. ii. 3. He will teach us of his ways, and we shall walk in his paths. Mic. iv. 2.

Ezek. xi. 19. I will give them one heart, and I will put a new spirit within them, and I will take the stony heart out of their flesh, and I will give them an heart of flesh.

Ver. 20. That they may walk in my statutes, and keep my commandments and do them, and they shall be my people, and I will be their God. Ch. xxxvi. 26, 27. Jer. xxiv. 7.—-xxxi. 33. xxxii. 39. Zeph. iii. 9. I will turn to the people a pure language, that they may all call upon the name of the Lord, to serve him with one con


John xv. 5. Jesus said, without me ye can do nothing.

Acts v. 32. The Holy Ghost God hath given to them that obey


2 Cor. xii. 9. The Lord said to Paul, my grace is sufficient for thee, for my strength is made perfect in weakness.

Phil. ii. 13. God worketh in you, both to will, and to do of his good pleasure. 1 Pet. iv. 1. The ability God giveth.

LXIV. Ability prayed for. 1 Kings viii. 57. Solomon prayed, the Lord our God be with us.

Ver. 58. That he may incline our hearts unto him, to walk in all his ways, and to keep all his commandments, and his statutes, and his judgments. Ver. 61.

1 Chron. xxii. 1. David prayed, the Lord be with thee, my son. Ch. xxix. 19.

Ver. 12. And give thee wisdom and understanding, that thou mayest keep the law of the Lord. I Kings iii. 9.

xxix. 13. David said, our God, we thank thee and praise thy glorious name.

Ver. 14. For all things come of thee, and of thine own have we given thee. See ver. 11, 12.

Ver. 18. Keep this for ever in the imagination of the thoughts of the hearts of thy people, and prepare their heart unto thee.

Ver. 19. To keep thy commandments, thy testimonies, and thy


Ps. Ix. 12. Through God we shall do valiantly. Ps. cviii. 15. cxix. 5. O that my ways were directed to keep thy statutes. Ver. 32. I will run the ways of thy commandments, when thou shalt enlarge my heart.

Ver. 33. Teach me, O Lord, the way of thy statutes, and I shall keep it.

Ver. 34. Give me understanding, so shall I keep thy law.
Ver. 36. Incline my heart unto thy testimonies. Ver. 43, 44.
Ver. 80. Let my heart be sound in thy statutes.

Ver. 88. Quicken me, so shall I keep the testimonies of thy mouth. exliii. 10. Teach me to do thy will, for thou art my God.

2 Thess. ii. 16. Now our Lord Jesus Christ himseif, and God even our Father, who hath loved us, and hath given us everlasting consolation and good hope through grace.

Ver. 17. Comfort your hearts, and stablish you in every good word and work. Col. i. 9. 2 Thess. i. 11.

Heb. xiii. 20. Now the God of peace that brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus Christ, that great Shepherd of the sleep, through the blood of the everlasting covenant,

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