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PROMISES OF SPIRITUAL BLESSINGS TO BE ENJOYED, AND OF
The Unity of God.
Hear, O Israel; the Lord our God is one Lord. Deut. vi. 4.
See now that I am he, even I am he, and there is no God with me. I kill and I make alive. I wound and I heal: neither is there any that can deliver out of my hand. Deut.
Unto thee it was showed, that thou mightest know that the Lord he is God; there is none else beside him. Deut. iv. 35.
Hezekiah prayed before the Lord, and said, O Lord God of Israel, which dwellest between the Cherubims thou art the God, even thou alone, of all the kingdoms of the earth. Kings xix. 15.
Thou art great, O Lord God: for there is none like thee, neither is there any God beside thee, according to all we have
heard with our ears. 2 Saml. vii. 22.
A Trinity in Unity.
There are three that bear wit-
And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness. So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him. Gen. i. 26, 27.
The Lord God said, Behold the man is become as one of us, to know good and evil. Gen. iii. 22.
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God, the same was in the beginning with God. He was in the world, and the world was made by him. The Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us; (and we beheld his glory, the of glory as of the only begotten the Father,) full of grace and truth. John i. 1,2, 10, 14, 15.
Go to, let us go down and there confound their language, that they may not understand one another's speech. Gen. xi. 7.
The only true God. John xvii. 8.
There is one God, and there is none other but he. Mark xii. 32.
One God and Father of all, who is above all. Eph. iv. 6.
Thou believest there is one God: thou doest well. Jas. ii. 19.
Spiritual Blessings in general promised.
The righteous shall hold on his way; and he that hath clean hands, shall wax stronger and stronger. Job xvii. 9.
All the paths of the Lord are mercy and truth unto such as keep his covenant and his testimonies. The secret of the Lord is with them that fear him, and he will shew them his covenant. Psl. xxv. 10, 14.
The righteous shall flourish like the palm-tree, and grow like the cedar of Lebanon. Psl. xcii. 12.
Light is sown for the righteous, and gladness for the upright in heart. Psl. xcvii. 11.
To him that soweth righteousness, shall be a sure reward. Prov. xi. 18.
The fruit of righteousness is a tree of life. Prov. xi. 30.
Say ye to the righteous, it shall be well with him, for they shall eat the fruit of their doings. Isa. iii. 10.
Thomas answered and said, My Lord and my God. John xx. 28.
Who being in the form of God thought it not robbery to be equal with God. Phil. ii. 6.
The acknowledgment of the mystery of God, and of the Father, and of Christ. Col. ii. 2.
Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. Mat. xxviii. 19.
Calamities of a spiritual nature in general denounced.
The wicked are overthrown and are not. Prov. xii. 7.
The Lord thy God hardened his (Sihon, King of Heshbon) spirit, and made his heart obstinate. Deut. ii. 30.
I will send plagues upon thine heart. Exod. ix. 14.
The Lord will smite thee with madness, and blindness, and astonishment of heart. Deut. xxviii. 28.
God hath set the world in their hearts. Eccl. iii. 11.
He sent leanness into their soul. Psl. cvi. 15.
Thou hast shut their heart from understanding; therefore thou shalt not exalt them. Job
was hot against Israel, and he sold them into the hand of Chushan-rishathaim, king of Mesopotamia. Judges iii. 7. 8.
The wicked through the pride of his countenance, will not seek after God; God is not in all his thoughts. Psalm x. 4.
There is none among them that calleth upon me. Woe unto them! them! for they have fled from me. They have not cried unto me when they howled upon their beds. Hos. vii. 7, 13, 14. the
Pour out thy fury upon heathen that know thee not, and upon the families that call not on thy name. Jer. x. 25.
My face will I also turn from them. I will do unto them after their own way, and according to their deserts will I judge them; and they shall know that I am the Lord. Ezek. vii. 22,27.
Hypocrites cry not when he bindeth them. Job xxxvi. 13.
Ye have said, It is vain to serve God. Mal. iii. 14.
of Samaria, and say, Thy God, They that swear by the sin O Dan, liveth, and the manner of Beer-sheba liveth; even they shall fall, and never rise up again. Amos viii. 14.
I will cut off them that turned back from the Lord, and those that have not sought the Lord, nor enquired after him. Zeph. i. 4, 6.
Ye have not because ye ask not. James iv. 2.