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Compassion. and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust.

Jn. 3. 16. God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him, should not perish, but have everlasting life.

Rom. 5. 8. But God commendeth his love towards us, in that while we were yet sinners, Christ died for


Ep. 2. 4. But God, who is rich in mercy, for his great love wherewith he loved us, Even when we were dead in sins, hath quickened us together with Christ,

-and hath raised us up together, and made us sit together in heavenly places in Christ Jesus; That in the ages to come he might show the exceeding riches of his grace, in his kindness towards us, through Christ Jesus.

1 Jn. 4. 8. God is love. 10. Herein is love, not that we loved God, but that he loved us, and sent his Son to be the propitiation for our sins.

221. Is God compassionate ? Ex. 32. 14. And the Lord repented of the evil which he thought to do unto his people.

Jud. 10. 16. His soul was grieved for the misery of Israel.

Ps. 25. 6. Remember, O Lord, thy tender mercies and thy loving kindnesses; for they have been ever of old.

Ps. 36. 7. How excellent is thy loving-kindness, O God! therefore the children of men put their trust under the shadow of thy wings.

Ps. 69. 16. Hear me, Lord; for thy loving-kindness is good: turn unto me according to the multitude of thy tender mercies.

Ps. 78. 38. He, being full of compassion, forgave their iniquity, and destroyed them not.

Ps. 86. 15. Thou, O Lord, art a God full of compassion, and gracious, long-suffering, and plenteous in mercy and truth.


Ps. 103. 13. Like as a father pitieth his children, so the Lord pitieth them that fear him.

Lk. 6. 35. He is kind unto the unthankful and to the evil.

Ps. 119. 156. Great are thy tender mercies, o Lord,

Ps. 145. 8. The Lord is gracious and full of compassion; slow to. anger, and of great mercy. The Lord is good to all, and his tender mercies are over all his works.

Lam. 3. 22. It is of the Lord's mercies, that we are not consumed, because his compassions fail not. 32. Though he cause grief, yet will he have compassion according to the multitude of his mercies. For he doth not afilict willingly, nor grieve the children of men.

Hos. 11. 8. How shall I give thee up, Ephraim? how shall I deliver thee, Israel? how shall I make thee as Admah? how shall I set thee as Zeboim? My heart is turned within me, My repentings are kindled together.

Jam. 5. 11. The Lord is very pitiful and of tender mercy.

229. Is God faithful ?

Dt. 7. 9. 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.

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

Jos. 23. 14. Ye 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.


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

Ps. 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: he hath thrown down, and hath not pitied; and he hath caused thine enemy to rejoice over thee. 1 Th. 5. 24. Faithful is he that calleth you,

who also will do it.

Heb. 10. 23. Let us hold fast the profession of our faith without wavering; for he is faithful that promised.


223. Is God a being of forbearance and long-suffering?

Ec. 8. 11. Because sentence against an evil work is not executed speedily, therefore the heart of the sons of mon 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 repent

Rom. 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. 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 herealter believe on him to life everlasting.

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.

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224. Is God perfectly good ?

Ex. 34. 6. 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 forever.

Ps. 33. 5. The earth is full of the goodness of the Lord.

Ps. 52, 1. The goodness of God endureth continually.

Ps. 107. 8. O that men would praise the Lord for his goodness, and for his wonderiul works to the children of men.

Ps. 119. 68. Thou art good, and doest good.

Ps. 145. 7. They shall abundantly utter the memory of thy great goodness, and shall sing of thy righteous

9. The Lord is good to all: and his tender mercies are over all his works.

1 Jn. 4. 8. God is love. 225. Is God holy?

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. 1 Sam. 2. 2. There is none holy as the Lord.

Job 15. 5. Behold, he putteth no trust in his saints; yea, the heavens are not clean in his sight.

Job. 34. 10. Far be it from God, that he should do wickedness; and from the Almighty that he should commit iniquity.

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

Ps. 45. 7. Thou lovest righteousness, and hatest wickedness. Ps. 47. 8. God sitteth upon the throne of his holiness.

Ps. 71. 22. I will also praise thee,-0 thou Holy One of Israel.

In partiality. Ps. 99. 9. Exalt the Lord our God, and worship at his holy hill; for the Lord our God is holy

Ps. 111. 9. Holy and reverend is his name.

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

Is. 6.3. 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.

Jam. 1. 13. God cannot be tempted with evil, neither tempteth he any man.

Rev. 15. 4. Who shall not fear thee, O Lord, and glorify thy name for thou only art holy.

226. Is God impartial ?

Gen. 18. 25. That be far from thee—to slay the righteous with the wicked; and that the righteous should be as the wicked, that be far from thee: shall not the judge of all the earth do right?

Ex. 34. 7. And that will by no means clear the guilty.

Dt. 10. 17. A great God, a mighty, and a terrible, which regardeth not persons, nor taketh reward. He doth execute the judgment of the fatherless and widow, and loveth the stranger in giving him food and raiment.

Dt. 32. 4. All his ways are judgment: a God of truth and without iniquity: just and right is he.

2. Ch. 19. 7. There is no iniquity with the Lord our God, nor respect of persons, nor taking of gifts.

Ps. 138. 6. Though the Lord be high, yet hath he respect unto the lowly.

Ezk. 18. 25. Is not my way equal? are not your ways unequal?

Ác. 10. 34. God is no respecter of persons.

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

Ep. 6. 9. Neither is their respect of persons with him.

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