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shalt not go.

3 John 9, 10. Diotrephes, who loveth And Jacob's anger was kindled against the pre-eminence, receiveth us not; pra- Rachel. ting against us with malicious words. Exod. xi. 8. Moses went out from Pha.

raoh in great anger.

xxxii. 19. When Moses saw the golden ANGER.

calf, and the Israelites dancing before it,

his anger was kindled. XVI. Anger forbidden. Ps. xxxvii. 8. Mark iii. 5. Jesus looked on them with Cease from anger, and forsake wrath; fret anger, being grieved for the hardness of not thyself in any wise to do evil. their hearts.

Prov. xiv. 17. He that is soon angry dealeth foolishly; and a man of wicked XVIII. Sinful anger, instances of it, devices is hated.

Gen. ix. 5—7. Simeon and Levi ate xv. 1. A soft answer turneth away brethren, instruments of cruelty are in wrath : but grievous words stir up anger. their habitations. O my soul come not - Ver. 18. A wrathful man stirreth up thou into their secret; unto their assemstrife; but he that is slow to anger ap- bly mine honour be not thou united : for peaseth strife.

in their anger they slew a man. (Ch. xvi. 32. He that is slow to anger, is xxxiv. 26.) Cursed be their anger for it was better than the mighty; and he that ruleth fierce, and their wrath for it was cruel. his spirit, than he that taketh a city. See Isa. xiv. 6. Amos i. 11. Ps. xi. 4.

xix. 11. The discretion of a man de. John vii. 23. Are ye (said Christ) angry ferreth his anger, and it is his glory to at me, because I have made a man whole pass over a transgression. Ch. xiv. 29. on the Sabbath-day. Rev. xi. 8.

xxi. 14. A gift in secret pacifieth anger, and a reward in the bosom strong wrath. xxii. 24. Make no friendship with an

WRATH. angry man, and with a furious man thou

XIX. Wrath. Ps. lxxvi. 10. The re. xxv. 28. He that hath no rule over his mainder of wrath shalt thou restrain. own spirit, is like a city that is broken Prov. v. 2. Wrath slayeth the foolish down, and without walls.

xxvii. 4. Wrath is cruel, and anger is xii. 16. A fool's wrath is presently outrageous; but who is able to stand be known, but a prudent man covereth shame. fore envy.

xiv. 29. He that is slow to wrath is of xxix. 22. An angry man stirreth up great understanding, but he that is hasty strife, and a furious man aboundeth in of spirit exalteth folly. transgression.

xix. 19. A man of great wrath shall Eccl. vii. 9. Be not hasty in thy spirit suffer punishment. to be angry, for anger resteth in the bosom xxi. 24. Proud and haughty scorner is of fools.

his name that dealeth in proud wrath. Matt. v. 22. Whosoever is angry with xxvii. 3. A stone is heavy, and the his brother without a cause, shall be in sand is weighty, but a fool's wrath is danger of the judgment.

heavier than them both. Ver. 4. Eph. iv. 26, 27. Be ye angry and sin Rom. xii. 19. Avenge not yourselves, not; let not the sun go down upon your but rather give place to wrath. wrath: neither give place to the devil. Gal. v. 20. The works of the flesh are, Ver. 31. Let all bitterness, and wrath, wrath, &c. and anger, and clamour, and evil-speak- 2 Cor. xii. 20. I fear lest there be ing, be pat away from you, with all ma. among you wrath, strifes. lice. Col. üi. 8.

Eph. iv. 26. Let not the sun go down Tit. i. 7. A bishop must be blameless ; upon your wrath.-Ver. 31. Let all not self-willed, not soon angry. See the wrath be put away, &c. Col. iii. 8. Government of the tongue; Command. vi. 4. Fathers, provoke not your chilment ninth.

dren to wrath.

1 Tim. ii. 8. Pray, lifting up holy hands XVII. Instances of the anger of the without wrath. righteous against sin. Gen. xxx. 1, 2. James i. 19. Let every man be slow Rachel envied her sister; and said unto to wrath.–Ver. 20. For the wrath of man Jacob, Give me children or else I die. worketh not the righteousness of God.


for war.

Rev. xii. 12. The devil is gone down, Neh. xiii. 11. I contended with the having great wrath, &c.

rulers, and said, Why is the house of God Isa. xvi. 6, 7. We have heard of the forsaken ?-Ver. 17. Then I contended pride of Moab, and his wrath. There with the nobles of Judah, and said unto fore shall Moab howl. Jer. xlviii. 30. them, What evil thing is this that ye do,

and profane the Sabbath-day:-Ver. 25. I

contended with them that had married CONTENTION.

strange wives, and cursed them, and smote

certain of them, and plucked off their hair, XX. Contention forbidden. Prov. xiii. &c. 10. Only by pride cometh contention; 1 Thess. ii. 2. We were bold to speak but with the well-advised is wisdom. the gospel with much contention.

xvii. 14. The beginning of strife is as Jude 3. Contend for the faith delivered when one letteth out water; therefore leave to the saints. off contention before it be meddled with.

xviü. 6. A fool's lips enter into contention, and his mouth calleth for strokes.

PEACE. Ver. 19. A brother is harder to be won than a strong city; and their contentions XXIII. Peace commanded with proare like the bars of a castle.

mises to it. Ps. xxxiv. 14. Do good, seek xxii. 10. Cast out the scorner, and con- peace, and pursue it. 1 Pet. ii. 11. tention shall go out; yea, strife and re. cxx. 7. I am for peace; but they are proach shall cease.

xxiii. 29, 30. Who hath woe? who Prov. xii. 20. To the counsellors of* hath sorrow? who hath contentions ? who peace is joy. hath babblings? who hath wounds with- Zech. viii. 19. Love peace. out cause ? who hath redness of eyes?

Matt. v. 9. Blessed are the peace. They that tarry long at the wine ? makers, for they shall be called the chil.

xxvi. 21. As coals are to burning coals, dren of God. James ii. 18. and wood to fire, so is a contentious man v. 25. Agree with thine adversary to kindle strife.

quickly xxix. 9. If a wise man contend with a Mark ix. 50. Have peace one with an. foolish man, whether he rage or laugh, other. there is no rest.

Rom. xii. 18. If it be possible, as much Hab. i. 3. There are that raise up as lieth in you live peaceably with all men. strife and contention.

xiv. 19. Let us follow after the things Rom. ii. 8. Unto them that are con- which make for peace. tentious, and obey not the truth, but obey 1 Cor. vii. 3. God hath called us to unrighteousness, God will render indig- peace. nation and wrath.

2 Cor. xiii. 11. Live in peace, and the 1 Cor. i. 11. It hath been declared unto God of all peace shall be with you. me that there are contentions among you. Eph. iv. 3. Keep the unity of the Spirit -Ver. 12. Every one of you saith, I am in the bond of peace. of Paul, and I of Apollos, and I of Ce- Col. 15. Let the peace of God rule phas, and I of Christ.

in your hearts, to the which ye are called xi. 16. If any man seem to be conten- in one body, and be ye

thankful. tious, &c.

1 Thess. v. 13. Be at peace among Tit. iii. 9. Avoid contentions about the yourselves. law, for they are vain.

2 Tim. ii. 22. Follow after righteous.

ness, faith, charity, peace, with them that XXI. Promises against contention. call on the Lord out of a pure heart. Isa. xli. 12. Thou shalt not find them Heb. xii. 14. Follow peace with all that contended with thee; they that war men, and holiness, without which no man against thee shall be as nothing.

shall see the Lord. xlix. 25. I will contend with them that contend with thee.

XXIV. Motives to peace among Chris.

tians. John xiv, 27. Jesus said, Peace I XXII. The righteous contend only leave with you, my peace I give unto you. against sin. Prov. xxviii. 4. Such as keep Luke xxiv. 36. the law contend with the wicked.

Rom. X. 15. How beautiful are the

of peace.

feet of them that preach the gospel of 1 Pet. i. 2. Grace to you, and peace be peace ! Isa. lii. 7. Nah. i. 15. Eph. vi. 15. multiplied. Ver. 3.

Rom. xiv. 17. The kingdom of God is John v. 14. Peace be with all that are not meat and drink, but righteousness in Christ Jesus. Amen. and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost. Rev. i. 4. Grace be unto you, and

xv. 33. The God of peace be with you. peace, from him which is, and which 2 Cor. xiii. 11. Phil. iv. 9.

was, and which is to come, and from the xvi. 20. The God of peace shall bruise seven Spirits which are before the throne. Satan under your feet.

1 Cor. xiv. 33. God is not the author XXVI. Peace the gift af God; proof confusion, but of peace.

mises and instances thereof. Lev. xxvi. Eph. vi. 15. The gospel is the gospel 36. If ye will walk in my statutes, I will

give peace in your land. "Isa. xlviii. 18. i Thess. v. 23. The very God of peace 2 Kings xx. 19. Hezekiah said unto sanctify you wholly.

Isaiah, Good is the word of the Lord, Gal. v. 22. The fruit of the Spirit is which thou hast spoken. And he said, love, joy, peace.

Is it not good, if peace and truth be in Heb. xiii. 20. The God of peace make my days? you perfect.

1 Chron. xxii. 9. The Lord said, I will James iii. 17. The wisdom that is from give peace and quietness unto Israel in above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, Solomon's days. and easy to entreated, &c.

Job v. 23. The beasts of the field shall

be at peace with thee.- Ver. 24. Thou XXV. Peace prayed for, as a desirable shalt know that thy tabernacle shall be gift of God. Numb. vi. 26. The Lord in peace. lift up his countenance upon thee, and Ps. xxxvii. 11. The meek shall inherit give thee peace.

the earth, and shall delight themselves in Ps. cxxii. 6. Pray for the peace of Je- abundance of peace. rusalem. Ver. 7, 8.

lv. 18. He hath delivered my soul in Jer. xxix. 7. Seek the peace of the peace from battle that was against me. city, where I have caused you to be car. Prov. xvi. 17. When a man's ways ried away captive, and pray unto the Lord please the Lord, he maketh his enemies for it.

to be at peace with him, Luke x. 5, 6, Jesus said, Into whatso- Isa. xlv. 7. I form light, and I create ever house ye enter, first say, Peace be to darkness; I make peace, and I create this house. If the son of peace be there, evil; I the Lord do all these things. Ch. your peace shall rest upon it; if not, it lvii. 19, shall turn to you again. Matt. x. 13.

Rom. i. 7. Grace to you, and peace, XXVII. Peace with God is the blessed from God our Father, and the Lord Jesus reward of the righteous or good man. Job Christ. 1 Cor. i. 3. 2 Cor. i. 2. Gal. i. xxii. 21. Acquaint now thyself with God, 3. Eph. i. 2, &c.

and be at peace, xv. 13. The God of hope fill you with xxxvii. 17. Mark the perfect man, and joy and peace in believing.

behold the upright; for the end of that Gal. vi. 16. As many as walk accord. man is peace. ing to this rule, peace be upon them, and Ps. cxix. 165. Great peace have they mercy, and upon the Israel of God. that love thy law.

Eph. vi. 23. Peace be to the brethren, Prov. ii. 17. Wisdom's ways are ways and love with faith, from God the Father, of pleasantness, and all her paths are and the Lord Jesus Christ.

peace. Phil. iv. 6, 7. In every thing by prayer

xxvi. 3. Thou wilt keep him in perand supplication, with thanksgiving, let fect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee, your requests be made known into because he trusteth in thee. God. And the peace of God, which Isa. xxvii. 5. Let him take hold of my passeth all - understanding, shall keep strength; that he may make peace with your hearts and minds, through Jesus me, and he shall make peace with me. Christ.

xxxii. 17. The work of righteousness 2 Thess. iii. 16. Now the Lord of peace shall be peace, and the effect of righthimself give you peace always, by all eousness quietness and assurance for means. The Lord be with you all.


life and peace.


Unity.-Honour.--Despising others. CHAP. XVI. Isa. lvii. 2. He shall enter into peace;

UNITY. they shall rest in their beds, each one walking in his uprightness.

XXIX. Unity. Ps. cxxxiii. 1. Behold Rom. ii. 10. Glory, honour, and peace, how good and how pleasant it is for brethto every one that workeih good.

ren to dwell together in unity. viii. 6. To be spiritually-minde dis Amos iii. 3. Can two walk together

except they be agreed ! 2 Pet. iï. 14. Be diligent that ye may

John xvii. 20. Jesus said, I pray for be found of him in peace, without spot those that shall believe on me.- Ver. 21. and blameless.

That they all may be one. Ver. 22, 23.

Acts iv. 32. The multitude that be. XXVIII. Peace promised to the church lieved were of one heart. of God, Ps. xxix. 11. The Lord will bless Rom. xv. 5. Be like-minded one tohis people with peace. Ps. lxxxv. 8. 10. ward another.

lxxii. 3. The mountains shall bring 1 Cor. i. 10. Be perfectly joined to. peace to the people. Ver. 7.

gether in the same mind, and in the same cxxv. 5. Peace shall be upon Israel, judgment. Ps. cxxviii. 6.

2 Cor. xiii. 11. Be of one mind. cxlvii. 14. He maketh peace in thy Gal. v. 15. If ye bite and devour one borders. Job xxv. 2. He maketh peace another, take heed that ye be not conin his high places. See Ps. xlvi. sumed one of another.

Isa. ii. 4. They shall beat their swords Phil. i. 27. Let us stand fast in one into plough-shares, and their spears into Spirit. pruning hooks. Nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more.

HONOUR. xi. 6. The wolf shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down XXX. Honouring one another. Lev. with the kid, and the calf and the young xix. 32. Thou shalt honour the face of lion, and the fatling together, and a little the old man. child shall lead them.-Ver. 9. They Ps. xv. 4. The righteous honoureth shall not hurt nor destroy in all my holy them that fear the Lord. mountain. Ver. 7, 8. 13.

Rom. xii. 10. Be kindly affectioned, xxvi. 12. Lord, thou wilt ordain peace in honour preferring one another.

xiii. 7. Render honour to whom honxxxii. 18. My people shall dwell in a our is due. peaceable habitation, and in sure dwell. Phil. ii. 3. In lowliness of mind let ings, and in quiet resting-places. each estcem others better than them.

liv. 10. The mountains shall depart, selves. and the hills be removed, but my kind.

1 Tim. v. 3. Honour widows that are ness shall not depart from thee nor my widows indeed. covenant of peace be removed. Ver. 13. vi. 1. Let servants count their masAll thy children shall be taught of God, ters worthy of all honour. and great shall be the peace of thy chil.

1 Pet. ii. 17. Honour all men. Fear dren.

God. Honour the king. See Luke xiv. 8. Iv. 12. Ye shall go out with joy, and be led forth with peace. lx. 17. I will make thine officers peace,

DESPISING OTHERS. and thine exactors righteousness.

lxvi. 12. Thus saith the Lord, Behold, XXXI. Despising others. Prov. xi. I will extend peace to her like a river. 12. He that is void

of wisdom despiseth Jer. xxxiii. 6. I will reveal unto them his neighbour. abundance of peace and truth.

xiv. 21. He that despiseth his neigh. Ezek. xxxiv. 25. I will make with | bour sinneth. them a covenant of peace, and they shall Luke xviii. 9. Jesus spake a parable dwell safe. Ch. xxvii. 26.

to certain that trusted in themselves that Hag. ii. 9. In this place will I give they were righteous, and despised others. peace, saith the Lord of hosts.

1 Tim. vi. 2. Servants that have believ. Zech. vi. 13. The council of peace ing masters, let them not despise them. shall be between them both.

2 Tim, ii. 1. Perilous times shall

for us.

your members ?

come.- Ver. 3. Men shall be lovers of strifes. And the servant of the Lord must their ownselves, and despisers of those not strive. Ver. 14. Ch. iii. 9. that are good.

Heb. vi. 16. An oath for confirmation James ii. 5, 6. Hath not God chosen (of truth) is an end of strife. the poor of this world, rich in faith. But James iii. 14-16. If ye have bitter ye have despised the poor.

envying and strife in your hearts, glory not, and lie not against the truth. This

wisdom is earthly, sensual, devilish. For STRIFE,

where envying and strife is, there is con.

fusion and every evil work. XXXII. Strife forbidden to the godly, and to be avoided by them. Gen. xiii. 6.

FIGHTINGS. Abraham said unto Lot, Let there be no strife, I pray thee, between thee and me, XXXIII. Fightings, quarrels. Mark for we be brethren. Ver. 9.

vi. 18, 19. John said to Herod, It is not Prov. iii. 30. Strive not with a man lawful for thee to have thy brother's wife. without cause, if he have done thee no Therefore Herodias had a quarrel against harm.

him. XX. 3. It is an honour for a man to 2 Cor. vii. 5. Without were fightings, cease from strife, but every fool will be within were fears. meddling.

Col. iii. 13. If any man have a quar. xxii. 10. Cast out the scorner, and rel against any, even as Christ forgave contention shall go out; yea, strife and you, so do ye. reproach shall cease.

James iv. 1. From whence come wars xxv. 8. Go not forth hastily to strive, and fightings among you? Come they lest thou know not what to do in the end not hence, even of your lusts, that war in thereof.

xxvi. 17. He that passeth by, and meddleth with strife belonging not to him,

DIVISIONS. is like one that taketh a dog by the ears.

XXXIV. Dirisions forbidden. Judg, Ver. 20. Where no wood is, there the fire goeth out; so where there is no tale- v. 15. For the divisions of Reuben there bearer, the strife ceaseth.

were great thoughts of heart.-Ver. 16. Ver. 21. As coals are to burning coals,

Great searchings of heart. and wood to fire, so is a contentious man

Matt. xii. 25. Every kingdom divided to kindle strife.

against itself is brought to desolation; Matt. xii. 19. My servant [Christ) itself shall not stand.

and every city or house divided against shall not strive nor cry, neither shall

Rom, xvi. 17. Mark them which cause any man hear his voice in the streets, divisions, and avoid them. Isa. xlii. 1. Rom. xiii. 13. Let us walk honestly, brethren, by the mame of the Lord Jesus

1 Cor. i. 10. Now I beseech you, as in the day-not in strife and envying. Christ, that ye all speak the same thing,

1 Cor. iii. 3, 4. Whereas there is among and that there be no divisions among you envying and strife, and divisions, are ye not carnal, and walk as men? While you; but that ye be perfectly joined toone saith, I am of Paul; and another, I gether in the same mind and in the same

judgment. am of Apollos; are ye not carnal ?

iii. 3. Whereas there is among you 2 Cor. xii. 20. I fear lest there be debates, envyings, wraths, strifes, backbi- envying and strife, and divisions, are ye

not carnal, and walk as men ? Ch. xi. 18. tings, whisperings, swellings, tumults.

xii. 25. There should be no schism in Gal

. v. 20. The works of the flesh are, the body; the members should have the wrath, strife. Phil. ii. 3. Let nothing be done through

same care one of another, strife or vain-glory.

OFFENCES. 1 Tim. vi. 4. Proud, knowing nothing, but doting about strifes of words, where. XXXV. Offences forbidden. Isa. xi. 13. of cometh envy, strife, railings, evil sur. Judah shall not vex Ephraim, misings, &c.

Matt. xvii. 25–27. Jesus said to Peter, 2 Tim. ii. 23, 24. Foolish and un- of whom do the kings of the earth take learned questions avoid; they do gender custom or tribute ? of their own children

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