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Victory over the Devil.
the woman, and between thy feed and her feed; it shall bruise thy head, and thou fhalt bruise his heel. Luke xxii. 31. Simon, Simon, behold Satan hath defired to have you, that he may fift you as wheat. Ver. 32. But I have prayed for thee, that thy faith. fail not.
Rom. xvi. 20. And the GOD of peace fhall bruise Satan under your feet fhortly.
1 John . 14. I have written unto you, young men, because ye are ftrong, and the word of GOD abideth in you, and ye have overcome the wicked
1 John v. 18. We know that whofoever is born of, GOD finneth not, but he that is begotten of GOD keepeth himself, and that wicked one toucheth him
James iv. 7. Refift the devil, and he will flee from
XII. STRENGTH, COURAGE, and RESOLUTION.
Ifa. xii. 1. Behold God is my falvation; I will trust, and not be afraid; for the LORD JEHOVAH is my ftrength and my fong, he alfo is become my Ifa. xl. 29. He giveth power to the faint and to them that have no might, he increaseth strength. Ver. 30. Even the youths fhall faint and be weary, and the young men fhall utterly fall.
Ver. 31. But they that wait upon the LORD fhall renew their ftrength: they fhall mount up with wings as eagles, they fhall run and not be weary, and they fhall walk and not faint.
Ifa. xlii. 3. A bruised reed shall he not break, and
the fmoaking flax he shall not quench; he shall bring forth judgment unto truth.
PS. xxix. 11. The LORD will give ftrength unto his people, the LORD will blefs his people with peace.
Pf. xxxi. 24. Be of good courage, and he fhall ftrengthen your heart, all ye that hope in the LORD.
Pf. lxviii. 35. O GOD, thou art terrible out of thy holy places: the GOD of Ifrael is he that giveth ftrength and power unto his people.
Zech. xii. 8. In that day the LORD fhall defend the inhabitants of Jerufalem, and he that is feeble among them at that day, fhall be as David, and the houfe of David fhall be as GOD, as the angel of the LORD before them.
Job xi. 15. Thou shalt be stedfast, thou fhalt not fear. I. xxxv. 3. Strengthen ye the weak hands, and confirm the feeble knees.
Ver. 4. Say to them that are of a fearful heart, be ftrong, fear not: Behold your GOD will come with vengeance, even GOD with a recompençe, he will come and fave you.
Zech. x. 12. I will ftrengthen them in the LORD, and they fhall walk up and down in his name, faith the LORD.
2 Cor. xii. 9. My grace is fufficient for thee; for, my ftrength is made perfect in weakness.
Joel iii. 16. The LORD will be the hope of his people, and the ftrength of the children of Ifrael.
2 Tim. i. 7. GOD hath not given us the spirit of fear, but of power, and of love, and of a found mind.
XIII. FRUITFULNESS, and Increase of GRACE.
P. i. 3. He fhall be like a tree
Fruitfulness. planted by the rivers of water, that
bringeth forth his fruit in his feafon his leaf also fhall not wither, and whatsoever he doth fhall profper.
Jer. xxxi. 12. They fhall come and fing in the height of Zion, and fhall flow together to the goodness of the LORD, for wheat, and for wine, and for oil, and for the young of the flock, and of the herd: and their foul fhall be as a watered garden, and they shall not forrow any more at all.
Hof. xiv. 5. I will be as the dew unto Ifrael: he fhall grow as the lilly, and caft forth his roots as Lebanon.
Ver. 8. I am like a green fir tree, from me is thy fruit found.
John xv. 2. Every branch that beareth fruit, he purgeth it, that it may bring forth more fruit.
Ver. 5. He that abideth in me, and I in him, the fame bringeth forth much fruit; for without me ye can do nothing.
2 Pet. i. 8. If thefe things be in you, and abound, they make you that ye fhall neither be barren, nor unfruitful, in the knowledge of our LORD Jesus Christ.
Pf. xcii. 14. They fhall bring forth In Old Age fruit in old age: They fhall be fat and flourishing.
Increase of Grace.
Job xvii. 9. The righteous alfo fhall hold on his way, and he that hath clean hands fhall be ftronger
Pf. lxxxiv. 7. They go from ftrength to ftrength, every one of them in Zion appeareth before GOD.
Pf. xcii. 12. The righteous fhall flourish like the palm-tree he fhall grow like a cedar in Lebanon.
Prov. iv. 1. The path of the juft is as the fhining light, that fhineth more and more unto the perfect day.
Mal. iv. 2. But unto you that fear my name, shall the Sun of Righeoufnefs arife with healing in his wings and ye fhall go forth, and grow up, as calves of the stall.
Mat. xiii. 12. Whofoever hath, to him fhall be given, and he fhall have more abundance.
Fam. iv. 6. But he giveth more grace; wherefore he faith, GOD refifteth the proud, but he giveth grace unto the humble.
If. xi. 6. The wolf alfo fhall dwell The Grace of with the lamb, and the leopard fhall lie down with the kid; and the calf, and the young lion, and the fatling, together, and a little child fhall lead them.
Ver. 7. The cow and the bear fhall feed, and their young ones fhall lie down together: and the lion shall eat ftraw like the ox.
Ver. 8. And the fucking child fhall play upon the hole of the afp, and the weaned child fhall put his hand on the cockatrice den.
Ver. 9. They fhall not hurt nor destroy in all my holy mountain; for the earth fhall be full of the knowledge of the LORD, as the waters cover the fea.
XIV. GRACE to PERSEVERE.
John x. 28. And I will give unto them eternal life, and they fhall never perith, neither fhall any pluck them out of my hand.
Ver. 29. My Father that gave them me is greater than all, and no man is able to pluck them out of my Father's hand.
John xvii. 11. Holy Father, keep through thine own name thofe whom thou haft given me, that they be one, as we are.
Rom. viii. 38. I am perfuaded, that neither death,
nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things prefent, nor things to come,
Ver. 39. Nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, fhall be able to separate us from the love of GOD, which is in Christ Jefus our LORD.
I Cor. i. 8. Who fhall alfo confirm you unto the end, that ye may be blameless in the day of our LORD Jefus Christ.
2 Cor. i. 21. He which ftablifheth us with you in Christ, and hath anointed us, is God.
Phil. i. 9. Being confident of this very thing, that he which hath begun a good work in you, will perform it until the day of Jefus Christ.
1 Theff. v. 23. I pray GOD your whole spirit and foul, and body, be preferved blameless unto the coming of our LORD Jefus Christ.
will do it.
Faithful is he that calleth you, who alfo
2 Theff. iii. 3. The LORD is faithful, who fhall establish you, and keep you from evil.
2 Pet. i. 10. Wherefore the rather, brethren, give diligence to make your calling and election fure; for if ye do these things, ye fhall never fall.
1 Pet. i. 5. Who are kept by the power of GOD through faith unto falvation.
Prov. 1. 25. The righteous is an everlasting foundation.
Jude 24. Unto him that is able to keep you from falling, and to prefent you faultlefs before the prefence of his glory with exceeding joy.
1 John v. 18. We know, that whofoever is born of GOD, finneth not: but he that is begotten of GOD keepeth himself, and that wicked one toucheth him not.
Pf. cxxxviii. 8. The LORD will perfect that which concerneth me: Thy mercy, O LORD, endureth for ever: Forfake not the works of thine own hands.