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LXI. Heaven and earth tremble at God's greatness. Job ix. 6. He shaketh the earth out of her place, the pillars thereof tremble.
Job xxvi. 11. The pillars of heaven tremble, and are astonished at his reproof.
Ps. xviii. 7. The earth shook and trembled, the foundations of the hills moved because he was wroth. See Ps. lx. 2.-lxxvii. 18.-xcvii. 4. civ. 32.-cxiv. 7. Jer. x. 10.-li. 29. Amos viii. 8.
Quake. Neh. i. 7. The mountains quake at him, the hills melt. Heb. xii. 21. Moses said, I exceedingly fear and quake. See Exod. xviii. 9. Ezek. xii. 18.
Terror. Job vi. 4. The terrors of God set themselves in array against me...
xxxi. 23. Destruction from the Almighty was a terror to me. Ps. lxxxviii. 15. While I suffer thy terrors I am distracted.
Jer. xvii. 17. Be not a terror to me, for thou art my hope in the day of evil. Job xxxiii. 7.
2 Cor. v. 11. Knowing the terrors of the Lord we persuade men. Reverence. Ps. lxxxix. 7. God is to be had in reverence of all that are about him.
Ps. cxi. 9. Holy and reverend is his name.
Heb. xii. 28. Serve God with reverence.
Ps. iv. 4. Stand in awe, and sin not. Ps. xxxiii. 8.-cxix. 16. Afraid. Deut. ix. 19. I was afraid of the anger and hot displeasure. 2 Sam. vi. 9. David was afraid of the Lord. See 1 Chron. xiii. 12. Job xiii. 11.-xxi. 6.—xxiii. 15.-xxxiii. 7. Ps. cxix. 120.—Ivi. 3. Hab. iii. 2.
LXII. Threatnings against those that fear not God. Prov. i. 29. They hated knowledge, and did not chuse the fear of the Lord.
Ver. 31, Therefore shall thay eat the fruit of their own way. Ver. 25, &c.
Eccl. viii. 13. It shall not be well with the wicked, because they fear not God.
Jer. ii. 19. Thine own wickedness shall correct thee, and thy backslidings shall reprove thee, know therefore and see, that it is an evil thing and bitter, that thou hast forsaken the Lord thy God, and that my fear is not in thee, saith the Lord God of hosts,
xliv. 10. They are not humbled neither have they feared, nor walked in my law.
Ver. 11. Therefore, thus saith the Lord of hosts the God of Israel, behold I will set my face against you for evil, &c. .
Mal. iii. 5. I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers, adulterers, false swearers, against those that oppress the hireling in his wages, the widow and the fatherless, and that turn aside the stranger from his right, and fear not me, saith the Lord of hosts. See 2 Kings xvii. 25, 40, 41.
NOT FEARING GOD.
LXIII. The wicked fear not God, with that fear which is a restraint from sin, and a motive to duty.
Gen, xx. 11. Abraham said, I thought surely the fear of God is not in this place, and they will slay me for my wife's sake.
Exod. ix. 30. Moses said to Pharaoh, as for thee and thy servants, I know that ye will not yet fear the Lord God, to let Israel go. Deut. xxv. 18. Amalek smote Israel, and feared not God. Job vi. 14. The wicked forsaketh the fear of the Almighty. Ver. 18. The paths of their way are turned aside, they go to nothing and perish.
xv. 4. He casteth off fear, and restraineth prayer before God. Ps. xxxvi. 1. The transgression of the wicked saith within my heart, that there is no fear of God before his
Iv. 19. Because they have no changes, therefore they fear not God. Ver. 20. He hath broken his covenant.
Ixiv. 4. Suddenly do thy shoot at the perfect, and fear not.
Jer. iii. 8. Judah feared not, but played the harlot.
. 22. Fear ye not me? saith the Lord.
Ver. 23. This people hath a revolting heart.
Ver. 24. Neither say they in their heart, let us fear the Lord our God.
Luke xviii. 2. There was a judge which feared not God, neither regarded man. See Jer. xxxvi. 24. Hos. x. 3. Luke xxiii. 40. Jude
LXIV. The wicked have a tormenting fear of God, which is their punishment.
Job xv. 21. A dreadful sound is in his ears.
Ver. 24. Trouble and anguish shall make him afraid.
xviii. 11. Terrors shall make him afraid on every side. Ver. 14. Ch. xxiv. 17.
Ps. ix. 20. Put them in fear, O Lord, that they may know themselves to be but men. Ps. lxxxiii. 15.
Ixxiii. 19. They are utterly consumed with terrors.
Prov. x. 24. The fear of the wicked shall come upon him..
Isa. ii. 10. Enter into the rock, and hide thee in the dust, for fear of the Lord, and for the glory of his majesty. Ver. 19. Hos. x. 8. Mic. vii. 17. Luke xxiii. 30. Rev., vi. 15, 16.
Heb. x. 27. A fearful looking for of judgment, Matt. xxv. 25. Ver. 31. It is a fearful thing, to fall into the hands of the living God.
Isa. xxxiii. 14. The sinners in Zion are afraid, fearfulness hath surprised the hypocrites, who among us shall dwell with devouring fire, with everlasting burnings.
Heb. xii. 29. Our God is a consuming fire. See Isa. lxvi. 4. LXV. God delivers the wicked up to their fears of their enemies. Exod. xv. 6. Fear and dread shall fall upon them, by the greatness of thine arm. Gen. xxxv. 5. Isa. xix. 17. I will appoint over you terror. Exod. xxviii. 26, 67. Ezek. xxi. 12.
Exod. xxiii. 27. I will send my fear before thee, and make thine enemies turn their backs. Deut. xi. 25.-ii. 25. Jos. ii. 9.
Lev. xxvi. 16. I will appoint over you terror. Exod. xxviii. 26, 67. Ezek. xxi. 12. Lam. iii. 47.
Deut. iv. 34. Hath God assayed to take a nation, &c. by great terrors, &c. Ch. xxvi. 8.
xxxii. 25. The sword and terror shall destroy. Jer. vi. 24, 25.
2 Chron. xx. 29. The fear of God was on all the kingdoms. Ps. xviii. 45. See Ps. xiv. 5.-xlviii. 6.—liii. 5. Isa. xxiv. 17. Jer. xlviii. 43.-xlix. 5, 24, 29. Ezek. xxx. 13.
LOVE TO GOD.
LXVI. Love to God, commanded. Deut. vi. 5. Thou shalt love the Lord thy God, with all thine heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy might. Ch. x. 12. Matt. xxii. 37.
xi. 1. Thou shalt love the Lord thy God, and keep his charge, and his statutes, and his judgments. Ch. xiii, 3.
xxx. 15. I have set before you this day life, and death, and good, and evil.
Ver. 19. In that I command thee to love the Lord thy God. Ver. 19.
Jos. xxii. 5. Take diligent heed, to love the Lord your God, &c. Ps. xxxi. 23. O love the Lord all ye his saints.
LXVII. Promises to them that love God. Exod. xx. 6. I the Lord thy God am a jealous God, shewing mercy unto thousands of them that love me and keep my commandments. Deut. v. 10.
Deut. vii. 9. Know the Lord thy God, he is God, the faithful God, which keepeth covenant and mercy with them that love him and keep his commandments, to a thousand generations. Dan. ix. 5. Neh. i. 5.
Ps. xci. 14. Because he hath set his love upon me, therefore will I deliver him, and honour him. Ver. 15.
Ver. 16. I will shew him my salvation.
cxix. 132. Look upon me, and be merciful unto me, as thou usest to do unto them that love thy name.
cxly. 20. The Lord préserveth them that love him.
Rom. viii. 28. All things work together for good, to them that love God.
1 Cor. ii. 9. Eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the things which God hath prepared for them that love him.
viii. 3. If any man love God the same is known of him. James ii. 5. A kingdom God hath promised to them that love him. See also, Deut. xi. 13, 14, 15, 22, 23.-xix. 9.-xxx. 16, 19, 20. Ps. Ixix. 36. Isa. lvi. 6, 7. Jer. ii. 2, 3. Col. ii. 12. Heb. vi. 10. 1 John iv. 7, 16, 18. Jude ver. 21.
LXVIII. Prayers for them that love God. Judges v. 31. Let them that love him be as the sun, when he goeth forth in his strength. Ps. v. 11. Let them that love thy name, be joyful in thee.
LXIX. Exhortations to love God. Ps. xxxi. 20. O love the Lord ye saints.
1 Thess. v. 8. Putting on the breast-plate of faith and love.
1 Tim, vi. 11. O man of God, follow after righteousness, godliness, faith and love.
Jude xxi. Keep yourselves in the love of God, looking for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ to eternal life.
LXX. Instances of persons loving God. Ps. xviii. 1. I will love the Lord my strength.
Song i. 3. The upright love thee. 1 Kings iii. 3.
Rom. viii. 38. Neither death nor life, &c. nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord. Ver. 39.
2 Cor. vi. 4. Approving ourselves by love unfeigned. Ver. 6. Eph. i. 4. He hath chosen us in Christ that we should be holy, and without blame before him in love.
1 John iv. 19. We love him because he first loved us. Ps. cxvi. 1. LXXI. How love to God is produced in Christians. 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, that thou mayest live. 2 Cor. xiii. 11. God is the God of love.
LXXII. It is prayed for as a gift from God. Eph. vi. 23. Peace be to the brethren and love, with faith from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Phil. i. 9. I pray that your love may abound.
1 Thess. iii. 5. The Lord direct your hearts into the love of God, and into the patient waiting for Christ. See Eph. iii. 14, 17.
LXXIII. It is a work of the Spirit. Rom. v. 5. The love of God, is shed abroad in our hearts, by the Holy Ghost.
Gal. v. 22. The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, &c. Col. i. 8.2 Tim. i. 7.
v. 6. Faith worketh by love.
LXXIV. Love to God is evidenced by keeping his commandments, and loving his servants,
Deut. xi. 13. Love the Lord your God and serve him with all your heart, and with all your soul. Ver. 22. Ch. xix. 9.
xxx. 20. Love the Lord thy God, obey his voice, cleave unto him, for he is thy life, and the length of thy days.
Isa. lvi. 6. The sons of the stranger that join themselves to the Lord, to love the name of the Lord, and to be his servants, &c.
Ver. 7. Them will I bring to my holy mountain, &c.
Eph. iv. 15. Speaking the truth in love. Ver. 16.
i. Thess. i. 3. We give thanks to God, remembering your work of faith and labour of love, &c. Heb. vi. 10.
1 John ii. 5. Whoso keepeth God's word, in him verily is the love of God perfected. Ch. v. 2.
v. 3. This is the love of God, that we keep his commandments.
2 John 6. This is the love of God, that we walk after his commandments.
1 John iv. 20. If a man say I love God; and hateth his brother, he is a liar.
Ver. 21. For this commandment have we from him, that he who loveth God, love his brother also. Ch. iii. 17.
LOVE TO CHRIST.
LXXV. Love to Christ, enforced by promises. Luke vii. 47. Jesus said, her sins which are many are forgiven, for she loved much.
John xiv. 21. He that loveth me, shall be loved of my Father, and I will love him.
John xiv. 23. And we will come unto him, and make our abode with him. Ch. xvi. 27.
1 Tim. i. 14. The grace of our Lord was exceeding abundant with faith and love, which is in Christ Jesus.
2 Tim. iv. 8. A crown of righteousness, the Lord the righteous Judge will give to them that love him.
James i. 12. A crown of life, the Lord hath promised to them that serve him.
LXXVI. Prayers for them that love Christ. Eph. vi. 24. Grace be with all them that love our Lord Jesus Christ in sincerity.
LXXVII. Love to Christ enforced by threatenings. Matt. x. 37. He that loveth father or mother, son or daughter, more than me, is not worthy of me.
1 Cor. xvi. 22. If any man love not the Lord Jesus Christ, let him be Anathema Maran-atha.
Rev. ii. 4. I have somewhat against thee, because thou hast left thy first love.
LXXVIII. Enforced by the example of God the Father, who loveth Christ.
Prov. viii. 30. I was daily his delight.
Isa. xlii. 1. Mine elect in whom my soul delighteth. Matt. xii. 18. Matt. iii. 17. This is my beloved Son in whom I am well pleased. Ch. xvii. 5. 2 Pet. i. 17.
John iii. 35. The Father loveth the Son. Ch. xvii. 24.
viii. 42. Jesus said, if God were your Father, ye would love me: LXXIX. Enforced by the example of the church of God, who love Christ.
Song i. 4. The upright love thee. Ver. 7. Ch. ii. 5.
vii. 6. How pleasant art thou, O love, for delights! See also, Ch. i. 14, 15, 16.-ii. 3, 8, 9, 16, 17.-iii. 1 to 5.iv. 1, 7, 16.-V. 2 to 16.-vi. 1, 2, 3,-vii. 10.—viii. 1, 4, 5.
Rom. viii. 35. Who shall separate us from the love of Christ. 1 Pet. i. 8. Whom having not seen ye love.
LXXX. Enforced by Christ's love to his church. John xv. 9. I have loved you, continue ye in my love. Philem. 5.
Eph. v. 25. Christ loved the church and gave himself for it. LXXXI. Obedience to Christ the evidence of love to him. Matt. xii. 33. The tree is known by his fruit.
John xiv. 15. Jesus said, if ye love me, keep my commandments. Vér. 21. He that hath my commandments and keepeth them, he it is that loveth me.
Ver. 23. If a man love me, he will keep my words. Ver. 24, 28. xv. 10. If ye keep my commandments ye shall abide in my love. xxi. 15. Simon, lovest thou me? feed my lambs. Ver. 16. 2 Cor. v. 14. The love of Christ constraineth us. Phil. i. 17. Some of love preach Christ.
LXXXII. Threatenings against the haters of God. Exod. xx. 5. I am a jealous God, visiting the iniquities of the fathers upon the children, unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate me.