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Ps. xcv. 5. The sea is his, he made it, his hands formed the dry land.
civ. 10. He sendeth the springs into the valleys.
Prov. viii. 27. He prepared the heavens, he set a compass upon the face of the depth.
Ver. 28. He established the clouds above, he strengthened the fountains of the deep.
Ver. 29. He gave to the sea his decree, that the waters should not pass his commandment.
Isa. xl. 12. Who hath measured the waters in the hallow of his hand.
xliii. 16. The Lord maketli a way in the sea, and a path in the mighty waters.
Ver. 20. I give waters in the wilderness, and rivers in the desert. Ch. xlviii. 21.
Jonah i. 9. I fear the Lord God of heaven, which hath made the sea, and the dry land.
Nah. i. 3. The Lord hath his way in the whirlwind, and in the storm, and the clouds are the dust of his feet.
Ver. 4. He rebuketh the sea and maketh it dry, and drieth up all the rivers.
V. Summer and winter. Ps. lxxiv. 16. The day is thine, the night also is thine, thou hast prepared the light and the sun.
Ver. 17. Thou hast set all the borders of the earth, thou hast made summer and winter.
VI. North and south. Job xxvi. 7. He stretcheth out the north over the empty places, and hangeth the earth upon nothing.
Ps. lxxxix. 12. The north and south thou hast created them.
VII. Clouds. Job xxvi. 8. He bindeth up the waters in his thick clouds, and the cloud is not rent under them. Ver. 9.
xxxvi. 29. Can any understand the spreadings of the clouds? Ver. 30, 32. See Ps. civ. 3.-cxlvii. 8. Prov. viii. 28.
Wind. Job. xxviii. 25. He maketh a weight for the winds, and he weigheth the waters by measure. Ch. xxxvii. 16. the balancings of the clouds. Prov. xxx. 4. Amos iv. 13.
VIII. Rain. Job xxviii. 26. He made a decree for the rain, and a way for the lightning of the thunder.
Ps. cxxxv. 7. He maketh lightnings for the rain, and bringeth the wind out of his treasures. Jer. li. 16.
Jer. x. 13. When he uttereth his voice, there is a multitude of waters in the heavens, and he causeth the vapours to ascend from the ends of the earth, he maketh lightnings with rain, and bringeth forth the wind out of his treasures. Ch. xiv. 22. Ch. li. 16.
IX. The inhabitants of the sea. Gen. i. 20. God said, let the waters bring forth abundantly, the moving creature that hath life, and fowl that may fly above the earth, in the open firmament of heaven.
Ver. 21. And God created great whales, and every living creature that moveth, which the waters brought forth abundantly after their kind; and every winged fowl after his kind: and God saw that it was good. Ps. viii. 8.
X. The inferior creatures of the dry land. Gen. i. 24. God said, let
the earth bring forth the living creature after his kind, cattle, and creeping things, and beast of the earth after his kind: and it was so.
Gen. i. 25. And God made the beast of the earth after his kind, and cattle after their kind: and every thing that creepeth upon the earth after his kind: and God saw that it was good.
XI. Grass, herbs, and trees. Gen. i. H. And God, said let the earth bring forth grass, the herb yielding seed, and the fruit tree yielding fruit after his kind, whose seed is in itself upon the earth : and it was so.
Ver. 12. And the earth brought forth grass and herb, yielding seed after his kind, and the tree yielding fruit, whose seed was in itself after his kind: and God saw that it was good. Gen. ii. 4, 5.
CREATION OF MAN.
XII. His body. Gen. ii. 7. God formed man of the dust of the ground. Job xxxiii. 6.
iii. 19. Dust thou art, and unto dust shalt thou return. Job. x. 9. Job x. 8. Thine hands have made me, and fashioned me together round about. Ps. cxix. 73.-cxxxviii. 8.
Ver. 11. Thou hast clothed me with skin and flesh, and hast fenced me with bones and sinews.
Ps. cxxxix. 14. I am fearfully and wonderfully made.
Ver. 15. My substance was not hid from thee, when I was made in secret, and curiously wrought in the lowest parts of the earth.
Ver. 16. Thine eyes did see my substance, yet being unperfect, and in thy book all my members are written, which in continuance were fashioned, when as yet there was none of them.
Job xxxi. 15.
Acts xvii. 20. He made of one blood all nations that dwell on the face of the earth. XIII. His soul. Gen. ii. 7. The Lord breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and man became a living soul. Job x. 12.
Job xxxiii. 4. The Spirit of God hath made me, and the breath of the Almighty hath given me life. Isa. xlii. 5.
Isa. lvii. 16. I will not contend for ever, (saith the Lord,) for the spirit should fail before me and the souls which I have made.
Jer. xxxviii. 16. The Lord made us this soul.
Zech. xii. i. He formeth the spirit of man within him,
1 Cor. xv. 14. Adam was made a living soul.
XIV. Man's spiritual state after his creation. Gen. i. 37. God created man in his own image. Ch. ix. 6.
v. 1. In the likeness of God made he him.
Ps. viii. 5. Thou madest man a little lower than the angels, and crowned him with glory and honour. Heb. ii. 7.
Ver. 6. Thou madest him to have dominion over the works of thy hands.
Eccl. vii. 29. God made man upright.
Jam. iii 9. Men are made after the similitude of God.
Col. iii. 10. The new man is renewed in knowledge, after the image of him that created him.
XV. Mans first disobedience, or fall from his happy state. Gen. ii. 16. The Lord God commanded the man saying, of every tree of the garden thou mayest freely eat.
Ver. 17. But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it, for in the day thou eatest thereof, thou shall surely die.
iii. 6. The woman took of the fruit thereof and did eat, and gave also unto her husband with her and he did eat. 2 Cor. xi. 3. See sentence pronounced against the offenders. Ver. 14 to 20.
XVI. See the above sin and its consequences referred to, Rom. v. 12. By one man sin entered into the world, and death by sin. Rom. v. 15. Through the offence of one many be dead. Ver. 17. By one man's offence death reigned.
Ver. 18. By the offence of one, judgment came upon all men to condemnation.
Ver. 19. By one man's disobedience many were made sinners.
XVII. Their number. Gen. xxxii. 1, 2. They are God's host. 1 Kings xxii. 19. 2 Chron. xviii. 18. Heavenly host. Luke ii. 13. Ps. lxviii. 17. The chariots of God are twenty thousand, even thousands of angels.
Dan. vii. 10. Thousands of thousands ministered unto him, and ten thousand times ten thousand stood before him.
Heb. xii. 22. An innumerable company of angels.
XVIII. Their names. Eph. i. 21. Angels, authorities, principalities, powers, mights, thrones, dominions. 1 Pet. iii. 22. Col. i. 16, &c. Cherubims. 1 Sam. iv. 4. 2 Sam. vi. 2. 2 Kings xix. 15. Ps. xviii. 10.-lxxx. 1.-xcix. 1. Seraphims. Isa. vi. 2, 6.
Angels of God. Gen. xii. 17. Matt. xxii. 30. Sons of God. Job i. 8.-ii. 1.-xxxviii. 7. Christ's angels. Rev. xxii. 16. Michael's angels. Rev. xii. 7.
XIX. Their nature, they are superior to men. Ps. viii. 5. Heb. ii. 7,9. They are spirits. Ps. civ. 4. Heb. i. 7. Holy. Rev. xiv. 10. Elect. 1 Tim. v. 21.
They excel in wisdom and knowledge. 2 Sam. xiv. 20.
They excel in utterance, or speaking tongues. 1 Cor. xiii. 1.
They were created by Christ. Col. i. 16.
They are fellow servants to the prophets and apostles, and are not to be worshipped. Judg. xiii. 16. Col. ii. 18. Rev. xix. 10.-xxii. 9. They look into gospel mysteries concerning Christ. Eph. iii. 10. They are present in Christian assemblies. I Cor. xi. 10. They see the behaviour of Christians. 1 Tim. v. 21.
They see the treatment Christians receive in the world. 1 Cor. iv.9 They behold the face of God, for Christians. Matt. xviii. 10. They rejoice at the conversion of sinners. Luke xv. 10.
XXI. Their employment for the good of God's people, in various instances. Gen. xix. 15. An angel hastened lot out of Sodom. See ver. 29.
Gen. xxii. 11. An angel saved Isaac from being slain. Ver. 12. xxiv. 40. Abraham said to his servant, the Lord before whom I walk will send his angel with thee, and prosper thy way. Ver. 7.
xxviii. 12. Jacob dreamed, and beheld a ladder, and the angels of God ascending and descending. Heb. i. 14. Are they not ministering spirits, sent forth to minister for them, who shall be heirs of salvation?
xlviii. 16. Angel redeemed Jacob, out of all evil. Ch. xxxi. 11. XXII. Instances of the care and services of angels för God's people, coming from Egypt.
Exod. xix. 20. An angel of God went before the camp of Israel. Ch. xiii. 21.-xxiii. 20, 23.-xxxii. 34.-xxxiii. 2.
Numb. xx. 16. God sent his angel and brought us out of Egypt. Zech. xii. 8.
Isa. Ixiii. 9. The angel of his presence saved them.
1 Kings xix. 5, 7. An angel feeds and refreshes Elijah when persecuted.
2 Kings vi. 17. Angels deliver Elisha from enemies.
Ps. xxxiv. 7. The angel of the Lord encampeth round about them that fear him, and delivereth them.
xci. 11. He shall give his angels charge over thee, to keep thee in all thy ways.
Ver. 12. They shall bear thee up in their hands, lest thou dash thy foot against a stone.
Dan. iii. 25, 28. Angels saved three Jews, viz. Shadrach, Meshach and Abed-nego, from being burned in the fiery furnace.
vi. 22. An angel saved Daniel from being hurt in the lions den. Mat. xviii. 10. Take heed that ye despise not one of these little ones, for I say unto you, that in heaven their angels do always behold the face of my Father which is in heaven.
Luke xvi. 22. The beggar died, and was carried by angels into Abraham's bosom.
John v. 4. An angel went down at a certain season, and troubled the water, and whoever stepped in first was healed.
Acts v. 19, 20. An angel delivered the apostles from prison. Ch. xii. 7, 11.
XXIII. Revelations of God's will and directions given by angels. Gen. xvi. 7. An angel directs Hager to return home, and informs her of the future greatness of her son's posterity. Ch. xxi. 17, 18.
Gen xviii. 2, 10. Angels foretel to Abraham the birth of a son, and the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah.
xxii. 17. An angel informs Abraham of the future greatness of his posterity.
xxxi. 11. An angel directs Jacob to return to his country.
Exod. iii. 2, 10. An angel directs Moses to deliver Israel. Deut. xxxiii. 16. Acts. vii. 30, 35, 38.
vi. 11 to 22. An angel directs Gideon to deliver Israel from enemies.
xiii. 3 to 21. An angel foretels the birth of Samson.
2 Kings iii. 1, 15, 16. An angel directs Elijah to deliver a message
full of reproof to the king of Samaria, for consulting heathen gods about his recovery.
Dan. viii. 17, 19. The angel Gabriel explains to Daniel a vision, concerning the delivery of the Jews. Ch. ix. 21, 22.
x. 11. An angel expounds to Daniel, and encourages him. See to
Zech. i. 9 to 20. An angel expounds to the prophets. See Ch. ii. iii. iv. Ver. 1 to 8. Ch. v. vi. Ver. 1 to 9.
Acts vii. 53. The law was delivered on mount Sinai by angels. Ver. 38. Gal. iii. 19. Heb. ii. 2.
viii. 26. By direction of an angel, Philip joins the eunuch, and instructs and baptizes him. See from ver. 30, to 39.
x. 3. By direction of an angel Cornelius sends for Peter, to receive from him the knowledge of Christ. Ver. 4, 6, 22, 30. Cho xi. 13, 14.
xxvii. 24. By information from an angel, Paul deciares the safety of himself, and those who sailed with him.
Rev. i. 1. The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave unto him, and he sent and signified it by his angel unto his servant Jonn. Ch. xxii. 16.
xxii. 9. The angel said, I am thy fellow servant, and of thy brethren the prophets, and of them which keep the sayings of this book. See other revelations by angels. Rev. x. 1, 5, 6, 7.—xi. 15.—xiv. 6 to 19.-xvii. 1.-xviii. 1, 21.
XXIV. Angels inflict God's judgments on the wicked. Gen. iii. 24. When Adam and Eve had been turned out of Paradise, God planted cherubims and a flaming sword to keep the way of the tree of life.
xix. 1 to 29. Sodom is destroyed by angels.
Exod. xii. 29. The first born in Egypt slain by a destroying angel. Ver. 23.
Numb. xxii. 22. The angel of the Lord stood in the way for an adversary against Balaam. See to ver. 36.
Judg. ii. 1, 4. An angel is sent to reprove Israel for disobedi
2 Sam. xxiv. 16. An angel stretched out his hand upon Jerusalem to destroy it, after he had slain in other parts, seventy thousand men by pestilence. Ver. 15.
2 Kings xix. 35. An angel of the Lord smote in the camp of the Assyrians, an hundred fourscore and five thousand. Isa. xxxvii. 36. Ps. xxxv. 5. Let the angel of the Lord chase the wicked. Ver. 6. Let the angel of the Lord persecute them.
Ixxviii. 49. He cast upon them the fierceness of his anger, wrath and indignation and trouble, by sending evil angels among them.
Acts xii. 23. An angel of the Lord smote Herod because he gave not God the glory, and he was eaten of worms.
Rev. vii. 2. To four angels it was given to hurt the earth and the sea. viii. 5. See to the end of this chapter, and the whole 9th chapter. xv. 1. Seven angels, having the seven last plagues, Ver. 6. See these plagues through the whole 16th chapter.
xx. 1. An angel binds Satan. See also Ch. xix. 17.