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Faithfulness-Forbearance.

Jos. 21:45 There failed not aught of any good thing which the Lord had spoken unto the house of Israel ; all came to pass.

23:14 And behold, this day I am going the way of all the earth; and

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know in all your hearts and in all your souls, that not one thing hath failed of all the good things which the LORD your God spake concerning you ; all are come to pass unto you, and not one thing hath failed thereof.

Ps. 36:5 Thy mercy, O Lord, is in the heavens; and thy faithfulness reacheth unto the clouds.

89:2 Thy faithfulness shalt thou establish in the very beavens. 33 Nevertheless, my loving-kindness will I not utterly take from him, nor suffer my faithfulness to fail. 34 My covenant will I not break, nor alter the thing that is gone out of my lips.

119: 90 Thy faithfulness is unto all generations.

Lam. 2:17 The Lord hath done that which he had devised; he hath fulfilled his word that he had commanded in the days of old.

1 Th. 5:24 Faithful is he that calleth you, who also will do it.

217. Forbearance and long-suffering.

Neh. 9 : 30 Yet many years didst thou forbear them, and testifiedst against them by thy Spirit in thy prophets : yet would they not give ear.

Ec. 8:11 Because sentence against an evil work is not executed speedily, therefore the heart of the sons of men is fully set in them to do evil.

Rom. 2:4 Or despisest thou the riches of his goodness, and forbearance, and long-suffering ; not knowing that the goodness of God leadeth thee to repentance ?

9:22 What if God, willing to show his wrath, and to make his power known, endured with much long-suffering the vessels of wrath fitted to destruction.

1 Tim. 1:16 Howbeit, for this cause I obtained mercy, that in me first Jesus Christ might show forth all long-suffering, for a pattern to them which should hereafter believe on him to life everlasting.

1 Pet. 3:19 By which also he went and preached unto the spirits in prison ; 20 Which sometime were disobedient, when

Goodness-Holiness.

once the long-suffering of God waited in the days of Noah, while the ark was a preparing, wherein few, that is, eight souls, were saved by water.

2 Pet. 3:9 The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is long-suffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.

218. Goodness.

Ex. 34:6 And the Lord passed by before him, and proclaimed, The LORD, The Lord God, merciful and gracious, long-suffering, and abundant in goodness and truth.

1 Ch. 16:34 O give thanks unto the Lord; for he is good; for his mercy endureth for ever.

Ps. 33:5 He loveth righteousness and judgment: the earth is full of the goodness of the Lord.

52:1 Why boastest thou thyself in mischief, O mighty man? the goodness of God endureth continually.

107: 8 Oh that men would praise the Lord for his goodness, and for his wonderful works to the children of men! 9 For he satisfieth the longing soul, and filleth the hungry soul with goodness.

119:68 Thou art good, and doest good; teach me thy statutes.

145 : 7 They shall abundantly utter the memory of thy great goodness, and shall sing of thy righteousness. 9 The LORD is good to all : and his tender mercies are over all his works.

Zec. 9:17 For how great is his goodness, and how great is his beauty!

Mat. 19:17 And he said unto him, Why callest thou me good ? there is none good but one, that is, God.

219. Holiness, and displeasure with the wicked.

Ex. 15:11 Who is like unto thee, O LORD, among the gods ? who is like thee, glorious in holiness, fearful in praises, doing wonders ?

Lev. 11:44 Ye shall be holy; for I am holy.

Dt. 10 : 17 For the LORD your God is God of gods, and Lord of lords, a great God, a mighty, and a terrible, which regardeth not persons, nor taketh reward.

Holiness-Displeasure.

1 S. 2:2 There is none holy as the Lord: for there is none beside thee: neither is there any rock like our God.

Job 4:17 Shall mortal man be more just than God ? shall a man be more pure than his Maker ? 18 Behold, he put no trust in his servants; and his angels he charged with folly.

34:10 Therefore hearken unto me, ye men of understanding: far be it from God, that he should do wickedness; and from the Almighty, that he should commit iniquity

Ps. 5:4 For thou art not a God that hath pleasure in wickedness: neither shall evil dwell with thee. 5 The foolish shall not stand in thy sight: thou hatest all workers of iniquity.

22:3 But thou art holy, O thou that inhabitest the praises of Israel.

45:6 Thy throne, O God, is for ever and ever: the sceptre. of thy kingdom is a right sceptre. 7 Thou lovest righteousness, and hatest wickedness.

47:8 God sitteth upon the throne of his holiness.

71:22 I will also praise thee with the psaltery, even thy truth, O my God: unto thee will I sing with the harp, O thou Holy One of Israel.

99:9 Exalt the LORD our God, and worship at his holy hill; for the Lord our God is holy.

111:9 Holy and reverend is his name.

145:17 The Lord is righteous in all his ways, and holy in all his works.

Is. 6:3 And one cried unto another, and said, Holy, holy, holy, is the LORD of hosts: the whole earth is full of his glory.

Hab. 1: 13 Thou art of purer eyes than to behold evil, and canst not look on iniquity.

Rev. 15:4 Who shall not fear thee, O Lord, and glorify thy name ? for thou only art holy: for all nations shall come and worship before thee; for thy judgments are made manifest.

Displeasure. Num. 32:14 And behold, ye are risen up in your fathers' stead, an increase of sinful men, to augment yet the fierce anger of the LORD toward Israel.

Dt. 25: 16 For all that do such things, and all that do unrighteously, are an abomination unto the Lord thy God.

Ps. 7:1. God judgeth the righteous, and God is angry with the wicked every day. 12 If he turn not, he will whet his

Impartiality.

sword; he hath bent his bow, and made it ready. 13 He hath also prepared for him the instruments of death ; he ordaineth his arrows against the persecutors.

10:3 For the wicked boasteth of his heart's desire, and blesseth the covetous, whom the Lord abhorreth.

11:5 The LORD trieth the righteous: but the wicked ani him that loveth violence his soul hateth.

76:7 Thou, even thou, art to be feared: and who may stand in thy sight when once thou art angry?

Pr. 11:20 They that are of a froward heart are abomination to the Lord: but such as are upright in their way are his delight.

15:9 The way of the wicked is an abonination unto the Lord; but he loveth him that followeth after righteousness. 26 The thoughts of the wicked are an abomination to the LORD: but the words of the pure are pleasant words.

Jer. 12:8 Mine heritage is unto me as a lion in the forest ; it crieth out against me: therefore have I hated it.

Hos. 7:2 And they consider not in their hearts, that I remember all their wickedness : now their own doings have beset them about; they are before my face.

9:15 All their wickedness is in Gilgal: for there I hated them : for the wickedness of their doings I will drive them out of mine house, I will love them no more: all their princes are revolters.

13:7 Therefore I will be unto them as a lion: as a leopard by the way will I observe them. 8 I will meet them as a bear that is bereaved of her whelps, and will rend the caul of their heart, and there will I devour them like a lion: the wild beast shall tear them.

Nah. 1:6 Who can stand before his indignation ? and who can abide in the fierceness of his anger ? his fury is poured out like fire, and the rocks are thrown down by him.

Rev. 6:16 And said to the mountains and rocks, Fall on us, and hide us from the face of him that sitteth on the throne, and from the wrath of the Lamb: 17 For the great day of his wrath is come, and who shall be able to stand ?

220. Impartiality.

Gen. 18:25 That be far from thee to do after this manner to slay the righteous with the wicked; and that the righteous

Justice and Righteousness.

should be as the wicked, that be far from thee: Shall not the Judge of all the earth do right ?

Ex. 34: 7 Keeping mercy for thousands, forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin, and that will by no means clear the guilty.

Dt. 10:17 For the LORD your God is God of gods, and Lord of lords, a great God, a mighty, and a terrible, which regardeth not persons, nor taketh reward: 18 He doth execute the judgment of the fatherless and widow, and loveth the stranger, in giving him food and raiment.

32:4 He is the Rock, his work is perfect: for all his ways are judgment: a God of truth and without iniquity, just and right is he,

2 Ch. 19: 7 Wherefore now let the fear of the LORD be upon you: take heed and do it : for there is no iniquity with the LORD our God, nor respect of persons, nor taking of gifts.

Ezk. 18:25 Yet ye say, The way of the Lord is not equal. Hear now, O house of Israel ; Is not my way equal ? are not your ways unequal ?

Ac. 10: 34 Then Peter opened his mouth, and said, of a truth I perceive that God is no respecter of persons.

Rom. 2:11 There is no respect of persons with God.

Ep. 6:9 And, ye masters, do the same things unto them, forbearing threatening : knowing that your Master also is in heaven; neither is there respect of persons with him.

1 Pet. 1:17 And if ye call on the Father, who without respect of persons judgeth according to every man's work, pass the time of your sojourning here in fear.

221. Justice and righteousness.

2 Ch. 19:7 Wherefore now let the fear of the LORD be upon you: take heed and do il : for there is no iniquity with the LORD our God, nor respect of persons, nor taking of gifts.

Job 8:3 Doth God pervert judgment? or doth the Almighty pervert justice ?

34: 12 Yea, surely God will not do wickedly, neither will the Almighty pervert judgment.

37:23 Touching the Almighty, we cannot find him out: he is excellent in power, and in judgment, and in plenty of justice he will not afflict.

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