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XLIII. Spiritual pride-Such seem to Matt. xxiii. 6. They choose the upperbe righteous. Deut. ix. 4. Speak not in most rooms at feasts, and the chief seats thine heart, saying, For my righteousness in the synagogues. Luke xiv. 7. the Lord brought me in to possess this Ver. 7. They love to be called of men, land.
Rabbi, Rabbi. 2 Kings x. 16. Come see my zeal for John v. 44. They seek honour of men, the Lord, said Jehu.
and not the honour that cometh from God Isa. Ixv. 3. A people that provoketh me only. to anger continually.–Ver. 5. Say, stand xii. 43. They love the praise of men by thyself, come not near to me, for I am more than the praise of God. See instances: holier than thou : these are a smoke in my Haman, Esther iii. 5.-v. 5. &c. And nose, a fire that burneth all the day. Naaman the Assyrian, 2 Kings v. 11 to 15.
Luke xviii. 9. They rust in them. selves that they are righteous, and despise
XLVI. Threats and prayers against others.-Ver. 11, 12. The Pharisee said, the proud. 1 Sam. ii. 3. Talk no more God, I thank thee that I am not as other so exceeding proudly: let not arrogancy men are, extortioners, unjust, adulterers ; come out of your mouth: for the Lord is or even as this publican: I fast twice in a God of knowledge, and by him actions the week, I pay tithes of all that I pos. are weighed.
Job ix. 13. If God will not withdraw Roin. x. 3. Being ignorant of God's his anger, the proud helpers do stoop righteousness, they go about to establish under him. their own righteousness.
xxvi. 12. By his understanding he 1 Cor. x. 12. They think they stand, smiteth through the proud. but should take hecd lest they fall.
Ps. xii. 3. The Lord shall cut off the
tongue that speaketh proud things. Ps. XLIV. They are proud of their sup. xxxi. 18.- xl. 4.-xvii. 13. posed wisdom and knowledge. Job xii. 2. xxxi. 23. The Lord plentifully reNo doubt ye are the people, and wisdom wardeth the proud doer. shall die with you.
xxxvi. 11. Let not the foot of pride xv. 8. Dost thou restrain wisdom to come against me. thyself?
lix. 12. Let them be taken in their Jer. viii. 8. How say ye, We are wise, pride. and the law of God is with us?
xciv. 2. Lift up thyself, thou judge of 1 Cor. iii. 18. They deceive themselves; the earth; render a reward to the proud. they seem to be wise.
Luke i. 51. iv. 6. They are puffed up.–Ver. 8. cxxxviii. 6. The proud the Lord know. They are full, they are rich, they reign cth afar off. as kings without instructors.
Prov. viii. 13. Wisdom saith, Pride and viii. 1. Their knowledge puffed them arrogancy do I hate. Ch. vi. 16, 17. up.-Ver. 2. If they think they know xvi. 5. Every one that is proud is an any thing, they know nothing as they abomination to the Lord.— Ver. 18. Pride ought to know
goeth before destruction ; and an haughty 2 Cor. x. 12, 13. They commend spirit before a fall. Ch. xi. 2. When pride themselves; but they, measuring them cometh, then cometh shame; but with the selves by themselves, and comparing them. lowly is wisdom. selves among themselves, are not wise. xxi. 4. An high look, a proud heart, They boast of things without their mea. and the ploughing of the wicked is sin.
xxix. 23. A man's pride shall bring 1 Tim. vi. 4, 5. Proud, knowing him low. nothing; doting about questions, &c. 2 Isa. ii. 11, 12. The lofty looks of man Tim. iii. 2.
shall be humbled, and the haughtiness Rev. ii. 17. They know not that they of men shall be bowed down; and the are poor, and miserable, and wretched, Lord alone shall be exalted in that day. and blind, and naked. See Korah and his For the day of the Lord of hosts shall be company, Nunb. xvi. 3.
upon every one that is proud and lofty,
and upon every one that is lifted up; and XLV. The proud seek honour from men. he shall be brought low. Ch. v. 15, 16.Prov. xxv. 6, 7. They put theinselves in xxvi. 5. the place of great men.
xiii. 11. I will cause the arrogancy of
the proud to cease, and will lay low the Isa. xiii. 11. I will lay low the haugh. haughtiness of the terrible.
tiness of the terrible. Isa. xxiii. 9. The Lord hath purposed Zeph. iii. 11. Thou shalt no more be it, to stain the pride of all glory. haughty. Mic. ii. 3.
xxv. 11. He shall bring down their pride.
L. Exalting one's self. Ps. lxvi. 7. xxviii. 1. Woe to the crown of pride. Let not the rebellious exalt themselves.
Jer. xiii. 15, 16. Hear ye; and give Ps. cxl. 8. ear; be not proud; for the Lord hath Prov. xvii. 19. He that exalteth his spoken : Give glory to the Lord your God, gate, seekoth destruction. before he cause darkness, and before Matt. xxiii. 12. Whosoever exalteth your feet stumble on the dark mountains. himself shall be abased. Luke xiv. 11. Ver. 18.
2 Thess. ii. 4. The man of sin and son Dan. iv. 37. Those that walk in pride, of perdition opposeth and exalteth himself he is able to abase.
above all that is called God, or is worshipZeph. ii. 10, 11. This shall they have ped.- Ver. 8. Whom the Lord will con. for their pride: The Lord will be terrible sume with the spirit of his mouth, and shall unto them.
destroy with the brightness of his coming. Mark vii. 22. Out of the heart proceed pride, foolishness; and these defile the LI. Lifting up one's self. Deut. viii. Ver. 23.
11. 14. Beware that thine heart be not Rom. i. 28–30. God gave them over lifted up, and thou forget the Lord thy to a reprobate mind who did not like to God. Ver. 11, 12. 17. retain God in their knowledge: Being xvii. 18—20. The king shall write filled with all unrighteousness; proud, him a copy of the law. He shall read boasters, &c.
therein, that he may learn to fear the 1 John ii. 16. The lust of the flesh, the Lord his God, that his heart be not lifted lust of the eye, and the pride of life, is not up above his brethren. of the Father, but is of the world.
2 Chron. xxvi. 16. When Uzziah was strong, his heart was lifted up to his de. struction;
for he transgressed against the ARROGANCY.
Lord his God. Ch. xxv. 19, 20.
Ps. lxxxiii. 2. They that hate thee XLVII. Arrogancy. 1 Sam. ii. 3. Let have lifted up the head. not arrogancy come out of your mouth. 1 Tim. iii. 16. A bishop must not be
Prov. viii. 13. Pride and arrogancy, and a novice, lest being lifted up with pride, the evil way, do I hate, saith Wisdom. he fall into the condcmnation of the devil.
Isa. xiii. 11. I will cause the arrogancy See Prov. xxx. 32. of the proud to cease, saith the Lord.
LII. Magnifying one's self. Ps. xxxv.
26. Let them be clothed with shame that LOFTINESS.
magnify themselves. Ps. xxxviii. 16.
lv. 12. Lam. i. 9. XLVIII. Loftiness. Ps. lxxiii. 8. The wicked speak loftily. (Prov. xxx. 13.) LIII. Glorying. Jer. xlix. 4,5. WhereVer. 18. "Thou castedst them down to fore gloriest thou, O backsliding daughter, destruction.
that trusted in her treasures ? Behold I cxxxi. 1. Lord, my heart is not haughty, will bring a fear upon thee, saith the Lord nor mine eyes lofty.
of hosts, from all that are about thee.
Prov. xxv. 27. For men to search their HAUGHTY.
own glory, is not glory.
1 Cor. i. 27–29. God hath chosen the XLIX. Haughty. 2 Sam. xxii. 28. Thine foolish things of the world to confound the eyes are upon the haughty, that thou may. wise; and weak things to confound the est bring them down. Ezek. xvi. 50. mighty; and base things, and things that
Prov. xviii. 12. Before destruction the are despised, and things that are not, hath heart of man is haughty. Ch. xvi. 8. God chosen bring to nought things
Isa. iii. 16, 17. Because the daughters that are; that no flesh should glory in of Zion are haughty, and walk with his presence, stretched forth necks, the Lord will smite iii. 21. Let no man glory in men, them with a scab, &c.
Ch. v. 2. 6,
Boasting.--Scorning.-Of. Marriage. CHAP. XVII. 1 Cor. iv. 7. Who maketh thee to dif- | Ver. 12. If thou scornest, thou alone fer? and what hast thou, that thou didst shall bear it. not receive ? Now if thou didst receive xiii. 1. A scorner heareth not rebuke. it, why dost thou glory as if thou hadst xiv. 6. A scorner seeketh wisdom, and not received it.
findeth it not. 2 Cor. v. 12. Some glory in appearance.
xv. 12. A scorner loveth not one that xi. 18. Many glory after the flesh. reproveth him.
xii. 5. Of myself will I not glory, but xix. 25. Smite a scorner and the sim. in mine infirmities.
ple will beware. Gal. v. 26. Let us not be desirous of Ver. 29. Judgments are prepared for vain-glory
scorners. Phil. ii. 3. Let nothing be done through xxi. 11. When the scorner is punished, strife and vain-glory.
the simple is made wise. iii. 19. Some glory, whose glory is Ver. 24. Proud and haughty scorner is their shame.
his name, that dealeth in proud wrath. James iii. 14. Glory not, and lie not xxii. 10. Cast out the scorner, and against the truth.
contention shall go out; yea, strife and Prov. xxvii. 2. Let another man praise reproach shall cease. thee, and not thine own mouth; a stran. xxiv.9. The scorner is an abomination ger and not thine own lips. Ch. xxv. 27. to men. 2 Cor. xii. 5.
xxix. 8. Scornful men bring a city into a snare.
Isa. xxviii. 14. Hear the word of the BOASTING
Lord ye scornful men, that rule this peo
ple. Ver. 15, 16. LIV. Boasting. 2 Kings xx. 11. Let Hos. vii. 5. The king stretched out not him that girdeth on his armour boast his hand with scorners. himself as he that putteth it off.
Ps. x. 3. The wicked boasteth of his LVI. Threats against kings and na. heart's desire. James iij. 5.
tions, for their pride, haughtiness, fc. xlix. 6. They boast themselves of the Pharaoh, Exod. ix. 17. Ch. x. 11. 14. 27. multitude of their riches. Luke xii. 16 Neh. ix. 10, 11. Ezek. xxix. 15. Isa. to 20.
xix. 11. lii. 1. They boast of mischief. Ps. Assyria, 2 Kings xix. 22 to 36. Com. xciv. 4.
pare Isa. xxxvii. 23.-X. 5 to 17.-xiv, 4 Prov. xxvii. 1. Boast not thyself of to-io 24. Jer. 1. 29. 31. Ezek. xxxi. 3 to 18. morrow. James iv. 14, 15, 16.
Dan. iv. 30, 31, 32.-v. 20. Hab. ii. 4 to Rom. i. 30. The wicked are proud, 12. Zech. x. 11. boasters, &c.
Israel, Neh. ix. 16, 17. 27. 29. Isa. ix. iii. 27. Boasting (against God] is ex. 8 to 10. Hos. v. 5. 13.-vi. 7. cluded by the law of faith.
Judah, Jer, xiii. 9 to 27. Eph. ii. 8, 9. Ye are saved through Tyre, Isa. xxiii. 8, 9. Ezek. xxviii. 2 faith, not of works, lest any man should to 18. Zech. ix. 3, 4. boast.
Moab, Isa. xvi. 6 to 16. Jer. xlviii. 26
to 42. Zeph. ii. 8 to 15. SCORNING,
Ammon, Jer. xlix. 16.
Edom, Ezek. xxxv. 13. Obad. 4. 12. 15. LV. Scorning. Ps. i. 1. Blessed is be that sitteth not in the seat of the scornful.
OF MARRIAGE. cxxiii. 4. Our soul is filled with the scorning of those that are at ease. LVII. Of Marriage. Gen. i. 27. God
Prov. i. 22. How long, ye simple ones, created man, male and female. Matt. will
ye love simplicity ? and the scorners xix. 45. delight in their scornings, and fools hate ii. 18. The Lord said, It is not good knowledge ?
that the man should be alone; I will creiï. 34. The Lord scorneth the scorn. ate him an help-mate for him. ers; but he giveth grace to the lowly. Ver. 23, 24. Adam said of the woman,
ix. 7. He that reproveth a scorner This is bone of my bone, and flesh of getteth to himself a blot.- Ver. 8. Re. my flesh. Therefore shall a man leave prove not a scorner lest he hate thee.- his father and mother, and shall cleave unto his wife; and they shall be one flesh. her be reconciled to her husband: And 1 Cor. xi. 12.
let not the husband put away his wife. John ii. 1, 2. There was a marriage Ver. 34. in Cana of Galilee. Jesus was called, and his disciples, to the marriage. LXI. Of marriage with unbelievers.
1 Cor. vii. 2. To avoid fornication, let 2 Cor vi. 14, 15. Be ye not unequally every man have his own wife, and every yoked together with unbelievers. For woman her own husband. See ver. 9. 28. what part hath he that believeth with an 36.
infidel ?-Ver. 17. Wherefore come out ix. 5. Have we not power to lead about from among them, and be ye separate, a wife as well as other apostles, and as saith the Lord. the brethren of the Lord, and Cephas ?
1 Tim. iv. 1. In the latter times some LXII. The Jews were forbidden to make shall depart from the faith.-Ver. 3. For- marriages with the heathen inhabitants of bidding to marry.
Canaun, lest they should be thereby env. 14. I will therefore that the younger ticed to idolatry. Exod. xxxiv. 16. Take women marry, bear children, &c. heed, lest thou take of their daughters
Heb. xiii. 4. Marriage is honourable in unto thy sons, and their daughters make all, and the bed undefiled; but whore- thy sons go a-whoring after their gods. mongers, and adulterers, God will judge. Deut. vii. 3, 4. Thy daughter thou shalt
not give unto his son, nor his daughter LVIII. Divorce was permitted by the shalt thou take unto thy son.
For they law of Moses. Deut. xxiv. 1 to 4. will turn away thy son from following
me. Josh. xxiii. 12, 13. See instances of LIX. Divorce was disapproved. Mal. such unhappy marriages, Judg. iii. 5 to 8 ii. 15.
1 Kings xi. I to 12. Ezra ix. 2. 12.
This sin reformed. Neb. xiii. 23 to 27. LX. Divorce is expressly forbidden in Ezra 2, 3. 11. the New Testament. Matt. xix. 4-6. Jesus said, He which made them at the LXIII. The embracing of Christianity beginning, made them male and female : did not dissolve marriage already contract. For this cause shall a man leave father ed with unbelievers. 1 Cor. vii. 12, 13. If and mother, and cleave unto his wife, any brother hath a wife that believeth not, and they shall be one flesh. (Gen. ii. 24. and she be pleased to dwell with him, let 1 Cor. vi. 16. Eph. v. 31.) What there him not put her away. The woman that fore God hath joined together, let not hath a husband that believeth not, if he man put asunder.
be pleased to dwell with her, let her not Ver. 8, 9. Moses, because of the hard- put him away. See to ver. 17. ness of your hearts, suffered you to put away your wives; but from the beginning LXIV. The husband, his duties. Prov. it was not so. I say unto you, Whoso- v. 18, 19. Rejoice with the wife of thy ever shall put away his wife, except it be youth. (Eccl. ix. 9.) Be thou ravished for fornication, and shall marry another, always with her love, Ch. xix. 14.-xviii. committeth adultery. And whoso mar. 22. rieth her that is put away, doth commit 1 Cor. vii. 3-5. Let the husband ren. adultery. Ch. v. 32. Whosoever shall put der to the wife due benevolence; likewise away his wife, saving for the cause of also the wife to the husband. The wife fornication, causeth her to commit adul. hath not power over her own body, but tery.
the husband; likewise also the husband Rom. vii. 2, 3. The woman which hath hath not power over his own body, but an husband, is bound by the law to her the wife. 'Defraud not one another. husband so long as he liveth. If while Eph. v. 23. The husband is the head her husband liveth she be married to an of the wife, even as Christ is the head other man, she shall be called an adul. of the church.-Ver. 25. Husbands love teress; but if her husband be dead, she is your wives, even as Christ loved the no adulteress though she be married to church. another man.
Ver. 28. So ought men to love their 1 Cor, vii. 10, 11. Let not the wife wives, even as their own bodies.- Ver. 33, depart from her husband : or if she de- Let every one of you love his wife, even part, let her remain unmarried, or let as himself,
Col iii. 19. Husbands love your wives, | DUTIES TOWARDS CHILDREN. and be not bitter against them.
1 Pet. iii. 7. Husbands dwell with your LXVI. To provide for their support. wives according to knowledge, giving Gen. xxx. 30. Jacob said, And now when honour unto the wife as the weaker ves shall I provide for mine own house also ? sel, and being heirs together of the grace Prov. xiii. 22. A good man leaveth an of life : that your prayers be not hindered. inheritance to his children's children. 1 Ver. 9.
Chron. xxviii. 8.
2 Cor. xii. 14. The parents ought to LXV. The wife, her duties. Prov. xi. lay up for their children. 16. A gracious woman retaineth honour.
1 Tim. v. 8. If a man provide not for xii. 4. A virtuous woman is a crown his own, specially for those of his own to her husband; but she that maketh house, he hath denied the faith, and is ,ashamed is as rottenness in his bones.
worse than an infidel. xiv. 1. Every wise woman buildeth her house, but the foolish plucketh it down with her hands.
LXVII. To defend them. Neh. iv. 14. Ver. 14. A prudent wife is from the Fight for your sons and your daughters, Lord.
your wives and your houses. See Exod. xxxi. 10–12. Who can find a virtuous xxii. Numb. i. 12. woman? for her price is far above rubies. The heart of her husband doth safely LXVIII. To pray for them. Instances, trust in her. She will do him good, and Gen. xvii. 18. Abraham prays for Ishnot evil, all the days of her life. See to mael. Ver. 20. the end of this chapter.
2 Sam. xii. 6. David for his child. Ver. 1 Cor. vii. 34. " She that is married 21. careth for the things of the world, how
Job i. 5. Job for his sons. she may please her husband.
Eph. v. 22–24. Wives, submit your- LXIX. To instruct them. Gen. xviii. selves unto your own husbands, as unto 19. I know Abraham, that he will com. the Lord. (Col. iii. 18.) For the husband mand his children and his household after is the head of the wife, even as Christ is him, and they shall keep the way of the the head of the church. As the church Lord, to do justice and judgment; that is subject to Christ, so let the wives be the Lord may bring upon Abraham that unto their own husbands in every thing. which he hath spoken of him.
Ver. 33. Let the wife see that she re. Exod. x. 2. Tell into the cars of thy verence her husband.
son, and of thy son's son, what things I 1 Tim. ii. 11–13. Let the woman have wrought in Egypt, that ye may learn in silence with all subjection. I know how that I am the Lord. suffer not a woman to teach, nor to usurp Deut. vi. 6, 7. These words which I authority over the man, but to be in si- command thee this day shall be in thine lence. For Adam was first formed, then heart: And thou shalt teach them dili. Eve.
gently unto thy children, and talk of them v. 14. I will that the younger women when thou sittest in thine house, and marry, bear children, guide the house, when thou walkest by the way, and when give none occasion to the adversary to thou liest down, and when thou risest up. speak reproachfully.
Ver. 8. 20, 21. Ch. xi. 18, 19. Tit. ii. 4, 5. That the aged woman xxxii. 46. Ye shall command your teach the young women to be sober, to children to do all the words of this law. love their husbands, to love their chil. Prov. xxij. 6. Train up a child in the dren; to be discreet, chaste, keepers at way he should go, &c. home, good, obedient to their own hus. İsa. xxxviii. 19. The fathers to the chil. bands; that the word of God be not blas- dren shall make known thy truth. Ps. phemed.
Ixxviii. 4. 7. 1 Pet. iii. 1. Wives, be in subjection Joel i. 2, 3. Give ear all ye inhabitants to your own husbands.-Ver. 6. Even of the land. Tell ye your children of as Sarah obeyed Abraham, calling him it, and let your children tell their chil. Lord.
dren, and their children another
generaConcerning woman's apparel. See 1 tion. Tim. ii, 9. i Pet, iii. 3, 4.
Eph, vi. 4. Fathers, provoke not your