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Rom. iv. 5. And hope maketh not ashamed.
vii. 24. We are saved by hope, but hope that is seen is not hope, for what a man seeth why doth he yet hope for?
Ver. 25. If we hope for that we see not, then do we with patience wait for it.
xii. 12. Rejoicing in hope.
xv. 4. Whatsoever things were written aforetime, were written for our learning, that we through patience and comfort of the scriptures might have hope.
Ver. 13. Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that we may abound in hope through the power of the Holy Ghost.
1 Cor. ix. 10. For our sakes this is written, that he that plougheth should plough in hope, and that he that thresheth in hope should be partaker of his hope.
xiii. 7. Charity hopeth all things.
Ver. 13. Now abideth faith, hope, charity.
xv. 19. If in this life only we have hope in Christ, we are of all men most miserable.
2 Cor. iii. 12. Seeing we have such hope, we use great plainness of speech.
Gal. v. 5. We through the Spirit wait for the hope of righteousness through faith.
Eph. i, 18. Your understanding being enlightened, that ye may know what is the hope of his calling, and what the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints.
iv. 4. Ye are called in one hope of your calling.
Phil. i. 20. My earnest expectation and my hope, that in nothing I shall be ashamed, but that with all boldness, as always, so now also, Christ shall be magnified in my body, whether it be by life or by death.
Col. i. 5. The hope laid up for you in heaven.
Ver. 23. Be not moved away from the hope of the gospel.
1 Thess. i. 2. We give thanks to God always for you.
Ver. 23. Remembering your work of faith, and labour of love, and patience of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ, in the sight of God and our Father
ii. 19. What is our hope or joy, or crown of rejoicing, are not even ye in the presence of our Lord Jesus Christ?
v. 8. Let us who are of the day be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love, and for an helmet the hope of salvation.
2 Thess. ii. 16. Now our Lord Jesus Christ, and God even our Father, which hath loved us, and hath given us everlasting consolation and good hope through grace, comfort your hearts, and stablish you in every good word and work.
1 Tim. i. 1. The Lord Jesus Christ which is our hope.
ii. 13. Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God our Saviour, who gave himself for us.
iii. 17. Being justified by his grace, we shall be made heirs according to the hope of eternal life.
Heb. iii. 6. Hold fast the confidence and rejoicing of hope firm unto the end.
vi. 11. Full assurance of hope.
Ver. 17. God confirmed his promise by an oath.
Ver. 18. That we might have a strong consolation who have fled for refuge to lay hold upon the hope set before us.
Ver. 19. Which hope we have as an anchor of the soul, both sure and stedfast, and which entereth into that within the vail.
Ver. 20. Whither the fore-runner is for us entered, even Jesus, made an high-priest.
vii. 19. The law made nothing perfect, but the bringing in of a better hope did.
xi. 6. Faith is the substance of things hoped for.
1 Pet. i. 3. Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, which according to his abundant mercy, hath begotten us again unto a lively hope by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.
Ver. 13. Be sober and hope to the end, for the grace that is, &c. Ver. 21. God raised Christ from the dead and gave him glory, that your faith and hope might be in God.
iii. 15. Be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you with meekness and fear.
1 John iii. 2. Now are we the sons of God; when he shall appear we shall be like him.
Ver. 3. Every man that hath this hope in him purifieth himself, even as he is pure.
CXXII. The hope of the wicked. Job viii. 13. The hypocrite's hope shall perish. Ver. 14.
xi. 20. The eyes of the wicked shall fail, their hope shall be as the giving up of the ghost.
xxvii. 8. What is the hope of the hypocrite, when God taketh away his soul?
Prov. x. 28. The expectation of the wicked shall perish. Job xviii. 14.
xi. 7. When a wicked man dieth, his expectation shall perish, and the hope of unjust men perisheth.
Jer. xviii. 12. They said there is no hope, but we will walk after our own devices. Ch. ii. 25.
Eph. ii. 12. Having no hope, and without God in the world.
Thess. iv. 13. Sorrow not (for the dead) as others which have no hope.
CXXIII. The expectation of the righteous from God. Ps. Ixii. 5. My expectation is from the Lord.
Prov. xxiii. 18. Thine expectation shall not be cut off. Ch. xxiv. 14. Phil. i. 20. According to my earnest expectation Christ shall be magnified in my body, whether it be by life or by death.
CXXIV. Expectation of the wicked. Prov. x. 28. The expectation of the wicked shall perish. Ch. xi. 7.
Prov. xi. 23. The expectation of the wicked is wrath.
Acts xii. 11. The Lord hath delivered me from the expectation of the Jews.
CXXV, The righteous wait for God. Gen. xlix. 18. I have waited for thy salvation, O Lord.
Ps. xxv. 3. Let noue that wait on the Lord be ashamed.
Ver. 5. Thou art the God of my salvation, on thee do I wait all the day. Ver 21.
xxvii. 14. Wait on the Lord, be of good courage and he shall strengthen thine heart.
xxxiii. 20. Our soul waiteth for the Lord, he is our help and our shield.
xxxvii. 7. Rest in the Lord and wait patiently for him.
Ver. 9. Those that wait on the Lord shall inherit the earth. Ver. 34.
xxxix. 7. Lord, what wait I for? my hope is in thee, deliver me from all my transgressions. Ver. 8.
xl. i. I waited patiently for the Lord, and he inclined unto me and heard my cry..
lix. 9. Because of his strength, I will wait upon thee, for God is my defence.
Tii. 1. My soul waiteth upon God, from him cometh my salva
tion. Ver. 5.
Ixix. 3. Mine eyes fail while I wait for my God.
Ver 6. Let not them that wait on thee be ashamed.
cxxiii. 2. Our eyes wait upon the Lord our God, until he have mercy upon us.
Cxxx. 5. I wait for the Lord, my soul doth wait, and in his word do I hope.
Ver. 6. My soul waiteth for the Lord more than they that watch for the morning.
Prov. viii. 34. Blessed is the man that heareth me, (Wisdom) watching daily at the posts of my gates.
xx. 22. Wait on the Lord and he shall save thee.
isa. viii. 17. I will wait upon the Lord that hideth his face from the house of Jacob, and I will look for him.
XXV. 9. Lc this is our God we have waited for him, and he will save us; this is the Lord, we have waited for him, we will be glad and rejoice in his salvation.
xvi. 3. In the way of thy judgments, O Lord, have we waited for thee, the desire of our soul is to thy name, and to the remembrance of thee.
xxx. 18. The Lord is a God of judgment, blessed are all that wait for him. •
xxxiii. 2. O Lord be gracious unto us, we have waited for thee, be thou their arm every morning, our salvation in time of trouble.
xl. 31. They that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength. xiix. 23. Thou shalt know that I am the Lord, for they shall not be ashamed that wait for me.
ii. 5. The isies shall wait upon me, and upon mine arm shall they trust. See also, Isa. xiii. .
Isa. Ixiv. Men have not heard nor perceived by the ear, neither hath the eyes seen, what he hath prepared for them that wait for him. Jer. xiv. 22. Are there any among the vanitics of the Gentiles that can cause rain, or can the heavens give showers? art not thou he, O Lord our God? therefore we will wait upon thee, for thou hast made all these things.
Lam. iii. 25. The Lord is good unto them that wait for him, to the soul that seeketh him.
Ver. 26. It is good that a man should both hope and quietly wait for the salvation of the Lord.
Hos. xii. 6. Keep mercy and judgment, and wait on thy God con tinually.
Mic. vii. 7. I will wait for the God of my salvation, my God will hear me.
Hab. ii. 3. The vision is for an appointed time, wait for it, because it will surely come.
Zeph. iii. 8. Wait upon me saith the Lord.
Mark xv. 43. Joseph of Arimathea waited for the kingdom of God. Luke xxiii. 51.
Luke ii. 25. Simeon waited for the consolation of Israel.
xii. 36. Be ye like men that wait for the coming of their Lord. Rom. viii. 23. We groan within ourselves, waiting for the adoption, to wit, the redemption of our body.
1 Cor. i. 5, 7. In every thing ye are enriched: So that ye come behind in no gift, waiting for the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. Gal. v. 5. We through the Spirit wait for the hope of righteousness by faith.
1 Thess. i. 9. Ye turned from idols to serve the living and true God, and to wait for his son from heaven. 2 Thess. iii. 5. Jam. v. 7. See Zech. ix. 1.
CXXVI. The wicked wait not for God. 2 Kings vi. 33. Behold this evil is of the Lord, what should I wait for the Lord any longer?
Ps. cvi. 13. They forgat his works, they waited not for his coun
SUBMISSION AND RESIGNATION TO GOD.
CXXVII. The language expressive of this temper of mind is, Judg. x. 15. Do unto us what seemeth good unto thee.
1 Sam. iii. 18. Eli said, it is the Lord, let him do what seemeth him good. 2 Sam. x. 12.-xv. 26.
2 Kings xx. 19. Hezekiah said unto Isaiah, good is the word of the Lord which thou hast spoken. Isa. xxxix. 8.
Matt. xi. 26. Jesus said, even so, Father, for so it seemed good in thy sight. Luke x. 21.
vi. 10. Thy will be done. Luke xi. 2.
xxvi. 42. Jesus prayed and said, O my Father, if this cup may
not pass away from me except I drink it, thy will be done.
Acts xxi. 14. The will of the Lord be done.
Neh. ix. 33. Thou art just in all that is brought upon us.
Job i. 21. The Lord gave, and the Lord hath taken away, and bles. sed be his name.
Lam. iii. 39. Wherefore should a living man complain? a man for the punishment of his sins.
James iv. 7. Submit yourselves to God.
Ps. xxxix. 9. I was dumb and opened not my mouth because thou didst it.
Threats. Isa. xlv. 9. Woe to him that striveth with his Maker.
RELYING UPON GOD.
CXXVIII. Relying upon God. 2 Chron. xiii. 18. The children of Judah prevailed against their enemies, because they relied upon the Lord God of their fathers. 1 Chron. v. 20.
xiv. 11. Help us, O Lord our God, for we rest on thee.
xvi. 8. Because thou didst rely upon the Lord, he delivered thineenemies into thine hand.
Ps. xxxvii. 7. Rest in the Lord, and wait patiently for him.
Iv. 22. Cast thy burden upon the Lord, and he will sustain thee, he shall never suffer the righteous to be moved.
cxvi. 7. Return unto thy rest, O my soul.
Jer. vi. 16. Walk in the good way, and ye shall find rest to your souls.
1 Pet. v. 7. Casting all your care upon him for he careth for you.
TRUST IN GOD.
CXXIX. Trusting in God and Christ. 2 Sam. xxii. 2. David said, the Lord is my rock and my fortress, and my deliverer.
Ver. 3. The God of my rock in him will I trust, he is my shield and the horn of my salvation, my high tower and my refuge, my saviour, thou savest me from violence. Ps. xviii. 2.-cxliv. 1, 2.
Ver. 31. The Lord is a buckler to all that trust in him.
2 Kings xviii. 5. Hezekiah trusted in the Lord God of Israel, so that after him was none like him, among all the kings of Judah, nor any that were before him. Ch. xix. 10. 2 Chron. xxxii. 7, 8. Isa. xxxvi. xxxvii. chapters.
1 Chron. v. 18. The sons of Reuben, and the Gadites, and half the tribe of Manasseh. Ver. 19. Made war with the Hagarites.
Ver. 20. And the Hagarites were delivered into their hand, for they cried to God in the battle, and he was entreated of them because they put their trust in him.
Job xiii. 15. Job said, though he slay me, yet will I trust in him. xxxv. 14. Judgment is before him, therefore trust thou in him. Ps. ii. 12. Blessed are all they that put their trust in him.
iv. 5. Offer the sacrifices of righteousness, and put your trust in the Lord.
v. 11. Let all those that put their trust in thee rejoice.
vii. 1. O Lord my God, in thee do I put my trust, save me from all that persecute me.
ix. 10. They that know thy name, will put their trust in thee, for thou Lord hast not forsaken them that seek thee.
Ps. xi. 1. In the Lord put I my trust.
xiii. 5. I have trusted in thy mercy, my heart shall rejoice in thy