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Col. iv. 18. Grace be with you. 2 Tim. iv. 22. Tit. iii. 15. Heb. xiii. 25.
I Tim. i. 2. Grace, mercy and peace, from God our Father and Jesus Christ our Lord. 2 Tim. i. 2. Tit. i. 4.
vi. 21. Grace be with thee. I Pet. i. 2. Grace to you, and peace be multiplied. 2 Pet. i. 2.
Rev. i. 4. Grace be unto you, and peace from him which is, and which was, and which is to come.
God'S FAVOUR. CXXXVIII. God's favour. 2 Sam. xv. 25. David said, if I have found favour in the eyes of the Lord, he will bring me again, and shew me both the ark and his habitation.
Job x. 12. Thou hast granted me life and favour, and thy visitation hath preserved my spirit.
xxxiü. 26. The penetent shall pray unto God and he will be favourable unto him, and he shall see his face with joy, for he will render unto every man his righteousness.
Ps. v. 12. Thou Lord, wilt bless the righteous, with favour wilt compass him about, as with a shield.
XXX. 5. In his favour is life.
Ver. 7. Lord, by thy favour thou hast made my mountain to stand strong.
xli. 11. By this I know that thou favourest me, because mine enemy doth not triumph over me.
xliv. 3. Thy right hand, and thine arm, and the light of thy.countenance, saved them, because thou hadst a favour for them.
Ixxvii. 7. Will the Lord cast off for ever? Will he be favourable no more?
lxxxv. 1. Lord, thou hast been favourable unto thy land, thou hast brought back the captivity of Jacob. . Isxxix. 17. Thou art the glory of their strength, and in thy favour shall our horn be exalted.
cii. 13. Thou wilt have mercy on Zion, for the time to favour her, yea the set time is come.
cvi. 4. Remember me, O Lord, with the favour that thou bearest unto thy people.
cxix. 58. I intreated thy favour with my whole heart, be merciful unto me according to thy word.
Prov. iii. 3. Let not mercy and truth forsake thee.
Ver. 4. Sq shalt thou find favour and good understanding in the sight of God and man.
viii. 35. Whoso findeth wisdom findeth life, and shall obtain favour of the Lord.
xii. 2. A good man obtaineth favour of the Lord, but a man of wicked devices will he condemn.
Song viii. 10. I was in his eyes, as one that found favour.
Luke i. 28. The angel said to Mary, hail, thou that art highly favoured, the Lord is with thee, blessed art thou among women.
Ver. 30. Thou hast found favour with God.
Luke ii. 52. Jesus increased in wisdom and stature, and in favour with God and man.
Acts vii. 46. David found favour before God. See 1 Sam. ii. 22.
CXXXIX. God's favour denied to the wicked. Isa. xxvii. 11. It is a people of no understanding, therefore he that made them will not have mercy on them, and he that formed them will shew them 10 favour. See Jer. xvi. 13.
CXL. God giveth or with-holdeth the favour of men. Gen. xxxix. 21. The Lord was with Joseph and shewed him mercy, and gare him favour in the sight of the keeper of the prison. Acts vii. 10.
Exod. iii. 21. The Lord said I will give this people favour in the sight of the Egyptians. Ch. xi. 3.-xii. 36.
Dan. i. 9. God had brought Daniel into favour and tender love with the prince of the cunuchs.
CXLI. God with-holdeth from man, the favour of man. Deut. xxviii. 49, 50. Jos. xi. 20. Ps. cix. 12.
CXLII. God is bountiful. Ps. Ixxiii. 6. The Lord hath dealt bour.tifully with me.
cxvi. 7. Return unto thy rest, O my soul, for the Lord hath dealt teuntifully with thee.
cxix. 17. Deal bountifully with thy servant, that I may live and keep thy word. See Ps. cxlii. 7.
CXLIII. Man ought to be bountiful. Prov. ii. 9. He that hath a bountiful
eye shall be blessed, for he giveth of his bread to the poor. Ps. xli. 1.
2 Cor. ix. 6. He that soweth bountifully shall reap bountifully. Ver. 5, 11.
God's PLESSING. CXLIV. God blesscth his people. Exod. xx. 24. In all places where I record my name, I will come unto thee and I will bless thee.
Numb. vi. 27. They shall put my name upon the children of Is. rael, and I will bless them.
xxii. 12. God said to Balaam, thou shall not curse the people, for they are blessed. Ch. xxiii. 20.
Deut. xxiii. 5. The Lord turned the curse of Balaam into a blessing, because he loved thee. Neh. xiii. 2.
xxvi. 15. Look down from thy holy habitation, from heaven, and bless thy people Israel.
2 Sam. vii. 29. David prayed and said, O Lord God, with thy blessing let the house of thy servant be blessed for ever. 1 Chron. xvii. 22.
1 Chron. iv. 10. Jabez prayed and said, O that thou wouldst bless mie indeed, and enlarge my coast, and that thinc hand might be with me, and that thou wouldst keep me from evil.
Ps. iii. 8. Thy blessing is upon the people.
xxviii. 9. Save thy people and bless thine inheritance, feed them also, and lift thein up for ever. Ps. cix. 28.
xxix. 11. The Lord will bless his people with peace. Ixvii. 1. God be merciful to us and bless us, and cause his face to
shine upon us.
Ps. Ixvii. 7. God shall bless us and all the ends of the earth shall fear him.
cxv. 12. The Lord hath been mindful of us, and he will bless us, he will bless the house of Israel, he will bless the house of Aaron. See Ps. cxxviii. 5,-cxxxii. 15.--cxxxiv. 3.
CXLV. Persons pronounced blessed, their graces and duties. Ps. io lo Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly.
ii. 12. Blessed are all they that put their trust in him (Christ.)
v. 12. Thou Lord will bless the righteous, with favour wilt thou compass him as with a shield.
xxiv. 4. He that hath clean hands and a pure heart, &c. Ver. 5. He shall receive the blessing from the Lord.
xxxii. 1. Blessed is he whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered. Rom. iv. 7.
Ver. 2. Blessed is the man unto whom the Lord imputeth not iniquity, and in whose spirit there is no guile. Rom. iv. 7, 8.
xxxüi. 12. Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord. xxxiv. 8. Blessed is the man who trusteth in the Lord. Ps. Ixxxiv. 12. xl. 4. Blessed is the man who maketh the Lord his trust. xli. 1, 2. Blessed is he that considereth the poor. Prov. xxii. 9.
Ixv. 4. Blessed is the man whom thou chastenest and causest to approach unto thee, that he may dwell in thy courts.
Ixxxiv. 4. Blessed are they that dwell in thy house.
Ver. 5. Blessed is the man whose strength is in thee, in whose heart are thy ways.
lxxxix. 15, Blessed is the people who know the joyful sound, they shall walk, O Lord, in the light of thy countenance.
xciv. 12. Blessed is the man whom thou chastenest, O Lord, and teach est him out of thy law.
cvi. 3. Blessed are they that keep judgment, and him that doth righteousness at all times. cxi. 2. The generation of the upright shall be blessed.
cxix. 1. Blessed are the undefiled in the way, who walk in the law of the Lord.
Ver. 2. Blessed are they that keep God's testimonies, and that seek him with their whole heart.
cxxviii. 1. Blessed is every one that feareth the Lord, and' walketh in his ways. Ver. 4. Ps. cxv. 13.
Prov. ii. 23. The Lord blesseth the habitation of the just.
Ver. 34. Blessed is the man that heareth me, watching daily at my gates.
X. 6. Blessings are upon the head of the just. Isa. xix. 25.
xi. 26. Blessings shall be upon the head of him that selleth corn, that is, on him who is good to the poor.
xxii. 9. He that hath a bountiful eye shall be blessed, for he giveth of his bread to the poor.
XX. 7. The just man's children are blessed after him. xxviii. 20. A faithful man shall abound with blessings. Isa. xxx. 18. Blessed are all that wait for the Lord.
Isa. xxxii. 20. Blessed are they that sow beside all waters.
Ivi. 2. Blessed is the man that keepeth the Sabbath from polluting it, and keepeth his hand from doing evil.
Matt. v. 3. Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
Ver. 4. Blessed are they that mourn, for they shall be comforted. Ver. 5. Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.
Ver. 6. Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness, for they shall be filled.
Ver. 7. Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy. Ver. 8. Blessed are the pure in heart for they shall see God.
Ver. 9. Blessed are the peace-makers, for they shall be called the children of God.
Ver. 10. Blessed are they which are persecuted for righteousness sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Ver. Il. Blessed are ye when men shall revile you
persecute you, and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely for my sake. Luke vi. 22.
xi. 26. Jesus said, blessed is he whosoever shall not be offended in me. Luke vii. 23.
xxiv. 45, 46. Blessed is that faithful and wise servant, whom his Lord when he cometh shall find, giving his household their meat in due season. Luke xü. 43.
XXV. 34. Christ will say, come ye blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world.
xxv. 35. For I was an hungered and ye gave me meat, &c.
Ver. 40. Ye have done it unto my brethren, ye have done it unto me. Compare Luke vi. 20, to 24. and Matt. xiii. 6.
Luke xi. 28. Blessed are they that hear the word of God and keep it. Jam. i. 25. Rev xxii. 14. Deut. xi. 26.-XXX. 19.
xiv. 13. When thou makest a feast, call the poor, the maimed, the lame and the blind,
Ver. 14. And thou shalt be blessed. Deut. xy. 10.
Ver. 15. Blessed is he that shall eat bread in the kingdom of God.
xii. 37. Blcssed are those servants whom their Lord when he cometh shall find watching. Ver. 38.
John xx. 29. Blessed are they that have not seen and yet have believed. Matt. xvi. 17.-xiii. 16. Blessed are your eyes for they see, and your cars for they hear.
Gal. iii. 9. They which be of faith are blessed with faithful Abraham.
Jam. i. 12. Blessed is the man that endureth temptation, for when he is tried he shall receive a crown of life.
Rev. i. 3. Blessed is he that readeth, and they that hear the words of this prophesy, and keep those things that are written therein.
xiv. 13. Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord.
xvi. 15. Blessed is he that watcheth and keepeth his garments, least he walk naked, and they see his shame.
xix. 9. Blessed are they who are called to the marriage supper of the Lamb.
Rev. xx. 6. Blessed and holy is he that hath part in the first resurrection.
CXLVI. God's blessing promised by way of covenant, or covenant blessings.
Deut. vii. 9. He keepeth covenant and mercy with them that love him and keep his commandments, to a thousand generations.
2 Sam. xxiii. 5. David said, although my house be not so with God, yet hath he made with me an everlasting covenant, ordered in all things and sure.
Ps. xxv. 14. The secret of the Lord is with them that fear him, and he will shew them his covenant.
lxxxix. 3. I have made a covenant with my chosen. Ver. 28. My covenant shall stand fast with him. Ver. 34. My covenant will I not break.
Isa. xlii. 6. I will give thee (Christ) for a covenant of the people, for a light of the Gentiles. Ch. xlix. 8.-lv. 4.
liv. 10. The mountains shall depart, and the hills be removed, but my kindness shall never depart from thee, neither shall my covenant of peace be removed, saith the Lord, that hath mercy on thee.
lv. 3. Incline your ear and come unto me, hear and your souls shall live, and I will make an everlasting covenant with you, even the sure mercies of David.
Jer. xxxi. 33. This shall be the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel, saith the Lord, I will put my law in their inward parts and write it in their hearts, and will be their God, and they shall be my people. Heb. viii. 10.
xxxii. 40. I will make an everlasting covenant with them, that I will not turn away from them to do them good, but I will put my fear in their hearts, that they shall not depart from me. Ver. 38.
xxxiii. 20. Thus saith the Lord, if you can break my covenant of the day, and my covenant of the night, and that there should not be day and night in their season ;
Ver. 21. Then may also my covenant be broken with David my servant, and that he should not have a son to reign upon his throne, and with the Levites the priests my ministers. Ver. 25, 26.
1. 5. They shall say, come, and let us join ourselves to the Lord, in a perpetual covenant that shall not be forgotten.
Ezek. xi. 19. I will give them one heart, and I will put a new spirit within you, and I will take the stony heart out of your flesh, and will give them an heart of flesh. Jer. xxiv. 7.
Ver. 20. That they may walk in my statutes and keep mine ordinances and do them, and they shall be my people, and I will be their God.
xvi. 8. When I passed by thee and looked upon thee, behold thy time was a time of love, and I spread my skirt over thee and covercd thy nakedness, yea, I sware unto thee and entered into a covenant with thee, saith the Lord, and thou becamest inine.
Ver. 60. I will remember my covenant with thee in the days of thy youth, and I will establish unto thee an everlasting covenant.
Ver. 62. I will establish my covenant with thee, and thou shalt know that I am the Lord.