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Ezek. xi. 20. In God's commandments, statutes and judgments. Ps. lxxxix. 30. Ezek. xviii. 9.-xx. 19.-xxxvii. 24. Zech. x. 12. Luke i. 6. Gal. vi. 16.

Ps. cxxviii. 1. In God's ways. Ps. cxix. 3.-cxliii. 8. Isa. ii. 3. Jer. vi. 16. Hos. xiv. 9.

xxvi. 3. In God's truth. Ps. lxxxvi. 11. Isa. ii. 5.-xxxviii. 3. 2 John ver. 4, 6. 3 John Ver. 3. 4.

Col. i. 10. Worthy of God, to please him. 1 Thess. iv. 1.

Col. ii. 6. Walk in Christ. I John ii. 6. Walk as Christ walked. Gal. v. 16. Walk after the Spirit. Rom. viii. 12. Eph. v. 8. In the light. John viii. 12.-xii. 35. iv. 1. Worthy of his vocation. 1 Cor. vii. 17. Rom. vi. 14. Walketh in newness of life. Gal. vi. 16. Prov. xxviii. 26. Walketh wisely. Eph. v. 15. Col. iv. 5. Rom. xiii. 13. Honestly, or honourably. 1 Thess. iv. 12. To which may be added the several dispositions of heart, and duties of life toward God and mat, mentioned in this work, to which promises are made.

Led by the Spirit. 1 John i. 7.

CXVII. Promises to the good, 2 Chron. xix. 11. The Lord shall be with the good man.

Ps. i. 3. Whatsoever he doth shall prosper.

xxxvii. 23. The steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord. cxii. 5. A good man sheweth favour, and lendeth, he will guide his affairs with discretion.

Ver. 6. He shall not be moved for ever.

Prov. ii. 20. Walk in the way of good men and keep the paths of the righteous.

Ver. 21. For the upright shall dwell in the land, and the perfect shall remain in it.

xii. 2. A good man obtaineth favour of the Lord, but a man of wicked devices will he condemn.

xiii. 22. A good man leaveth an inheritance to his children's children, and the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the just.

xiv. 14. The backslider in heart, shall be filled with his own ways, but a good man shall be satisfied from himself.

Ver. 19. The evil bow before the good, and the wicked at the gates of the righteous.

Eccl. ii. 26. God giveth to a man that is good in his sight, wisdom and knowledge and joy, but to the sinner he giveth travel, to gather and to heap up, that he may give to him that is good before God.

Matt. xxv. 21. Christ will say, well done, good and faithful servant enter into the joy of thy Lord.

Rom. v. 7. For a good man some would even dare to die.


CXVIII. Evil men. Ps. x. 15. O Lord, break thou the arm of the

evil man.

cxl. 1. Deliver me, O Lord, from the evil man.

Prov. ii. 10. When wisdom entereth into thine heart,

Ver. It. Discretion shall preserve thee,

Ver. 12. To deliver thee from the way of the evil man.



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Ps. iv. 14. Enter not in the path of the wicked, and go not in the of evil men.


Ver. 15. Avoid it, pass not by it, turn away from it, and pass away. xvii. 11. An evil man seeketh only rebellion.

xxiv. 1. Be not thou envious against evil men, neither desire to be with them. Ver. 19, 20.

xxviii. 5. Evil men understand not judgment.

xxix. 6. In the transgression of an evil man is a snare.

Matt. xii. 35. An evil man out of the evil treasure of his heart, bringeth forth evil things.

2 Tim. iii. 9. Evil men shall wax worse and worse.


CXIX. Perverseness charged upon sinners. Deut. xxxii. 5. They have corrupted themselves, their spot is not the spot of God's children, they are a perverse and crooked generation.

1 Kings viii. 47. We have sinned and done perversely, we have committed wickedness.

Job ix. 20. If I say I am perfect, my mouth shall prove me per


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xxxiii. 27. I have sinned and perverted that which was right, and it profited me nothing.

Jer. iii. 21. They have perverted their way, and have forgotten the Lord their God.

xxiii. 36. They have perverted the words of the living God. Ezek. ix. 9. The city is full of perverseness, for they say, the Lord hath forsaken the earth, and the Lord seeth not.

Matt. xvii. 17. Jesus said, O faithless and perverse generation. CXX, Threats. Numb. xxii. 32. The angel said to Balaam, I went out to withstand thee, because thy way is perverse.

Prov. x. 9. He that is perverse in his ways shall be known. xi. 3. The perverseness of transgressors shall destroy them. xii. 8. He that is of a perverse heart shall be despised.

xxviii, 6. Better is he that walketh in his uprightness, than he that is perverse in his ways though he be rich.

Ver. 18. He that is perverse in his ways shall fall at once,

Mic. iii. 9. Hear, ye that pervert all iniquity.

Ver. 12. Zion for your sakes shall be plowed as a field. Perverse lips. Prov. iv. 24.-viii. 8.—xv. 4.—xix. 1.—xvii. 20. Isa, lix. 3.


CXXI. Threats against the froward. Deut. xxxii. 20. I will hide my face from them, they are a very froward generation, children in whom is po faith.

Job v. 13. The counsel of the froward is carried headlong.

Ps. xviii. 26. With the pure thou wilt shew thyself pure, and with the froward thou wilt shew thyself froward. 2 Sam. xxii. 27.

Prov. iij. 32. The froward is an abomination to the Lord, Ch. xi.


xvii. 20. He that hath a froward heart findeth no good.

Prov. xxi. 8. The way of the froward is strange, but as for the pure his work is right.

xxii. 5. Thorns and snares are in the way of the froward, but he that doth keep his soul shall be far from them.

Isa. lvii. 7. I smote him, he went on frowardly in the way of his heart.

CXXII. The righteous not froward. Ps. ci. 4. A froward heart shall depart from me.

Prov. viii. 8. All the words of wisdom's mouth are righteousness, there is nothing froward or perverse in them. See froward tongue, froward mouth.

Prov. vi. 12. A wicked man walketh with a froward mouth.

x. 31. The froward tongue shall be cut out.

Ver. 32. The mouth of the wicked speaketh frowardness. Ver. 30. xvi. 28. A froward man soweth strife. See Ch. xvii. 20.


CXXIII. Stubbornness, the stiff necked in their own ways, and ways of their own sight and eyes. Exod. xxxii. 9. The Lord said, it is a stiff-necked people.

Ver. 10. Let me alone that my wrath may wax hot against them, that I may consume them.

xxxiii. 3, 5. The Lord said, I will not go up in the midst of thee, lest I consume thee, for thou art a stiff-necked people. Deut. ix. 6, 13.

Deut. xxix. 19. If any say, I shall have peace, though I walk in the imagination of my heart to add drunkenness to thirst.

Ver. 20. The Lord will not spare him, but the anger of the Lord and his jealousy shall smoke against that man, and all the curses that are written in this book shall lie upon him, and the Lord shall blot out his name from under heaven.

1 Sam. xv. 23. Stubbornness is as iniquity and idolatry.

Jer. vii. 24. They turned not, nor inclined their ear, but walked in the counsels and in the imagination of their evil hearts, and went backward and not forward. Ver. 25, 26.

Ver. 29. The Lord hath rejected and forsaken the generation of his wrath.

xxxi. 18. Ephraim said, thou hast chastised me as a bullock unaccustomed to the yoke.

Acts vii. 51. Ye stiff-necked and uncircumcised in heart and ears, ye do always resist the Holy Ghost. Deut. x. 16. 2 Chron. xxx. 8.

The same thing is implied in those expressions of walking after the counsel or the imagination of an evil heart, as in the following scriptures.

Eccl. xi. 9. O young man, walk in the ways of thine heart and in the sight of thine eyes, but know, that for all these things God will bring thee to judgment.

Jer. iii. 17. Neither shall they walk any more after the imagination of their evil heart. Ch. ix. 14.-xi. 8.-xiii. 10.-xvi. 12.-xvii, 23. xxiii. 17.


CXXIII. The wicked are revolters. Isa. i. 5. Why will ye be stricken any more, ye will revolt more and more.

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Isa. xxxi. 6. The children of Israel have deeply revolted. Jer. v. 23. This people hath a revolting and rebellious heart. Ch. vi. 28.

Hos. ix. 15. I will love them no more, all their princes are revolters.


CXXV. Rebellion against God forbidden. Numb. xiv. 9. Rebel not against the Lord, the Lord is with us. Ps. Ixxviii. 8.

Jos. xxii. 29. The people said, God forbid that we should rebel against the Lord, and turn from following him.

Threats. 1 Sam. xii. 15. If ye will rebel against the commandment of the Lord, then shall the hand of the Lord be against you, as it was against your fathers.

xv. 23. Rebellion is as the sin of witchcraft, stubbornness is as iniquity and idolatry.

Neh. ix. 26. They were disobedient and rebelled against thee, and cast thy law behind their backs, and wrought great provocations.

Ver. 27. Therefore thou deliveredst them into the hands of their enemies, who vexed them.

. Ps. lxviii. 6. Rebels dwell in a dry land.

cvii. 11. Because they rebelled against the words of God, and contemned the counsels of the Most High.

Ver. 12. Therefore he brought down their heart with labour, they fell down, and there was none to help. See Num. xx. 24.-xxvii. 14. Deut. i. 26, 43.—ix. 7, 23, 24.-xxxi. 27.

Isa. i. 2. I have nourished and brought up children, and they have rebelled against me.

Ver. 9. Except the Lord had left us a very small remnant, we should have been as Sodom and like unto Gomorrah. Ver. 19, 20.

xxx. i. Woe to rebellious children, saith the Lord, that take counsel but not of me, and that cover with a covering, but not of my Spirit.

Ver. 9. This is a rebellious people, lying children, that will not hear the law of the Lord.

xlv. 9. Woe to him that striveth with his Maker.

Ixiii. 10. They rebelled and vexed his holy Spirit, therefore he was turned to be their enemy, and he fought against them.

Ixv. 2. I have spread out mine hands all day to a rebellious people, which walketh in a way that is not good, after their own thoughts. Ixv. 3. A people that provoketh me to anger continually to my face.

Ver. 6. I will recompense into their bosom their iniquities. Jer. iv. 17. Enemies are against thee round about, because she hath been rebellious against me, saith the Lord.

Ver. 18. Thy ways and thy doings have procured these things unto thee.

Lam. i. 13. From above he hath sent fire into my bones, &c. Ver. 18. The Lord is righteous, for I have rebelled against his commandments.

iii. 42. We have transgressed and rebelled.

Lam. iii. 43. Thou hast covered with anger, and persecuted us. Ezek. xx. 8. They rebelled against me, I said, I will pour out my fury upon them, to accomplish mine anger against them. Ver. 13,

21, 38.

Dan. ix. 5. We have sinned, and have committed iniquity, and have done wickedly, and have rebelled even by departing from thy precepts, and from thy judgments.

Hos. vii. 13. Woe unto them that rebel against me. Ch. xiii. 18,


CXXVI. Enemies, adversaries of the Lord. Deut. xxxii. 43. God will render vengeance to his adversaries.

1 Sam. ii. 10. The adversaries of the Lord shall be broken to pie


Ps. xxxvii. 20. The enemies of the Lord shall be as the fat of lambs, into smoke shall they consume away.

lxviii. 1. Let God arise, let his enemies be scattered. Ps. lxxxiii. 1, 2.

Ver. 21. God shall wound the head of his enemies.

xcvii. 3. A fire goeth before him, and burneth up his enemies round about.

Isa. i. 24. I will ease me of mine adversaries, and avenge me of mine enemies, saith the Lord.

lix. 18. According to their deeds, he will repay fury to his adversaries.

Ixiv. 2. Make thy name known to thine adversaries.

lxvi. 6. A voice of noise from the city, a voice of the Lord, that rendereth recompence to his enemies.

Ver. 14. The indignation of the Lord shall be known toward his enemies.

Jer. xlvi. 10. This is the day of the Lord God of hosts, a day of vengeance, that he may avenge him of his adversaries

Nah. i. 2. The Lord will take vengeance on his adversaries, he reserveth wrath for his enemies.

Ver. 8. Darkness shail pursue his enemies.

Heb. x. 27. Fiery indignation shall devour the adversaries. Ver. 13. CXXVII. Deliverance from enmity against God. Rom. v. 10. When we were enemies we were reconciled by the death of his Son.

Col. i. 21. You who were enemies in your minds by wicked works, hath he reconciled.


CXXVIII. God's threatenings against the wicked. Exod. xiii. 7. I will not justify the wicked. Nah. i. 3, The Lord will not acquit the wicked.

Deut. xxviii. 20. The Lord shall send upon thee cursing, vexation, and rebuke, in all that thou settest thine hand unto for to do; until thou be destroyed, and until thou perish quickly; because of the wickedness of thy doings whereby thou hast forsaken me.

2 Sam. iii. 39. The Lord will reward the doer of evil, according to his wickedness. Ps. xxviii. 4.-xciv. 23. Isa. xiv. 16.

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