-General scriptures concerning 2 Samuel 22:31; Psalm 2:12; 5:11; 7:1; 9:9, 10; 18:30; 32:10; 33:18, 19;

34:1-8, 22; 36:7; 40:4; 64:10; 78:5-7; 84:5, 12; 112:5,7,8; 118:8,9; 125:1; 147:11; Proverbs 3:5; 14:26;

22:19; 28:25; 29:25; 30:5; Isaiah 10:20; 14:32; 26:3; 30:15; 57:13; Jeremiah 17:7, 8; 39:18; Na 1:7;

Matthew 9:22; 21:21, 22; Mark 9:23, 24; 1 1 :23, 24; Luke 7:50; 8:48-50; 17:5; 18:8; John 1 1 :25-27; Acts

3:16; 13:48; 26:18; Romans 1:16, 17; 4:1-25; 5:1; 9:31-33; 10:6-10; 11:20,23; 15:13; 1 Corinthians 1:21;

2:5; 12:8, 9; 2 Corinthians 1:24; Galatians 3:1-29; 5:22; Ephesians 2:8; 6:16; Colossians 1:23; 2:12; 1

Thessalomans2:13;5:8;2Thessalomans2:13; 1 Timothy 1:5, 19; 2:15; 6:11, 4:10; 12, 17; 2 Timothy 4:7,

8; 6: 1,7, Hebrews 4: 1-11; 10:35, 12, 18; 38, 39; 11:1-39; 13:5, 6; James 1:6; 1 Peter 1:5, 7, 2:1-26; 9, 21;

3:5; 1 John 3:21; 5:4; Revelation 22:7

-ENJOED Exodus 14: 13; Numbers 21:34; Deuteronomy 1:21-31; 3:2, 22; 7:17-21; 20:1; 31:6-8, 23;

Joshua 1:5-9; 10:25; Judges 6:14-16; 2 Kings 19:6, 7; 2 Chronicles 15:7; 20:15, 16:9; 17, 20; 32:7, 8;

Nehemiah 4:14; Job 35:14; Psalm 4:5; 27:14; 37:3, 5, 7, 31:19, 24; 39, 40; 55:22; 62:8; 115:9, 11; Proverbs

3:5, 130:7; 6, 24-26; 16:3; Isaiah 26:4, 20; 35:3, 4; 37:6; 41:10, 43:1, 2, 13, 14; 5, 10; 44:2, 8; 50:10;

Jeremiah 42:11; 49:11; Joel 2:21; 3:16; Hab 2:3, 4; Zep 3:16, 17; Zechanah 8:9; 9:12; Matthew 6:25-34;

17:18-20; Mark 1:15; 11:22-24; Luke 12:22-32; 17:6

.STANCES : see after the following subtopic

-EXEMPLIFIED Genesis 6:22; 16:13; 24:7, 40; 48:21; 50:20, 24; Exodus 15:1-19; 18:11; Numbers 10:29;

14:8, 9; Joshua 14:12; 1 Samuel 14:6; 17:36, 37, 45-47; 2 Samuel 7:28; 22:2-5; 23:5; 2 Kings 18:5; 1

Chronicles 28:20; 2 Chronicles 13:10, 11; 14:11; 20:12; 32:7, 8; Ezra 8:22; Nehemiah 1:8-10; 2:20; Job

4:7-21; 5:8, 9; 10:12; 13:15; 14:15; 16:19; 19:25-27; 23:6; Psalm 3:3, 42:2; 5, 6; 4:3, 8; 6:8, 9; 7:1, 10; 9:3,

4; 11:1; 16:1,2,5, 13:5; 8, 11; 18:1-3, 18, 17:6; 28, 29; 20:5-7; 21:7; 22:4, 5; 25:1, 2, 5, 23:1-6; 15,20;

26:1, 12; 27:1, 5, 6, 10; 31:1, 3-6, 28:7; 14, 15; 32:7; 33:20-22; 35:10; 38:9; 40:3, 39:7; 4, 17; 42:5, 41:12;

6, 8; 43:5; 44:5, 8; 46:1-3, 5, 7; 47:3, 4; 48:8, 14; 52:8; 55:16, 54:4; 17, 23; 56:3, 4, 8, 9, 11; 59:9, 57:1-3;

60:9, 10, 17; 61:2, 4, 10, 12; 6, 7; 62:1, 5-7; 63:6, 7; 66:9; 69:19, 67:6; 35, 36; 70:5; 71:1, 3, 5-7, 14, 16,

73:23, 24, 20, 21; 26, 28; 74:12; 77:10-12; 86:2, 7; 89:18, 26; 91:1, 2, 90:1; 9, 10; 92:10, 15; 94:14, 15, 17,

18,22; 102:13; 108:10-13; 115:12-14; 116:7; 118:6,7, 10, 119:42,43,57,74,81, 114, 14, 17; 151, 166;

121:2; 124:8; 130:5,6; 140:6, 138:7, 8; 7, 12; 141:8; 142:3,5; 143:8,9; 144:2, 10; Ecclesiastes 11:1; Isaiah

8:10, 17; 12:2; 25:9; 26:1, 8; 33:2, 22; 38:16; 50:7-9; 63:16; 64:8; Jeremiah 10:23; 14:9,22; 16:19; 17:12,

17; 20:11; Lamentations 3:24-32; Daniel 3:16, 17; 6:16; John 2:2-9; Micah 7:7-9, 20; Hab 1:12; 3:17-19;

Zep 3:12; Luke 1:38; 7:50; John 3:33; Acts 16:34; 24:14, 15; Romans 8:18, 28, 27:25; 38, 39; 15:29; 1

Corinthians 9:26; 4:8, 9, 2 Corinthians 1:10; 13, 16-18; 5:7; Galatians 5:5; Phihppians 1:19-21; 1 Timothy

4:10; 2 Timothy 1:12; 2:11-13; Hebrews 10:34; 11:4,5,7-11, 13, 14, 16-39; 13:14; 2 Peter 3:13; 1 John

4:16

-STANCES Noah, in building the ark Genesis 6: 14-22; Hebrews 11:7 Abraham, in forsaking the

land of his nativity at the command of God Genesis 12:1-4 Believing the promise of many descendants

Genesis 12:7; 15:4-8 In the offering up of Isaac Genesis 22:1-10; Romans 4:18-21; Hebrews 11:8-19 Jacob,

in blessing Joseph\’s sons Hebrews 11:21 Joseph, concerning God\’s providence in his being sold into Egypt,

and the final deliverance of Israel Genesis 50:20; Hebrews 1 1 :22 Jochebed, in caring for Moses Exodus

2:2; Hebrews 1 1 :23 Pharaoh\’s servants, who obeyed the Lord Exodus 9:20 Moses … In espousing the

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cause of his people Hebrews 1 1 :24-28 At the death of Korah Numbers 16:28, 29 The Israelites . . . When

Aaron declared the mission of himself and Moses Exodus 4:31 In the battle with the Canaanites 1

Chronicles 5:20 And other conquests 2 Chronicles 13:8-18

, ADVISG 13:30; 14:6-9 ,

in hospitality to the spies Joshua 2:9, 11; Hebrews 11:31 The spies, sent to reconnoiter Jericho Joshua 2:24

Conquest of Jericho Joshua 6 Manoah\’s wife Judges 13:23 Hannah 1 Samuel 1 Jonathan, in stri eking down

the Philistines 1 Samuel 14:6 David, in striking down Goliath 1 Samuel 17:37, 46, 47 In choosing to fall

into the hands of the Almighty for his punishment for counting the people of Israel 2 Samuel 24:14 In

believing God\’s promise, that his kingdom would be a perpetual kingdom Acts 2:30 Elijah, in his

controversy with the priest of Baal 1 Kings 18:32-38 Widow of Zarephath in feeding Elijah 1 Kings 17:13-

1 5 Amaziah, in dismissing the Ephraimites in obedience to the command of God, and going alone to battle

against the Edomites 2 Chronicles 25:7-10 Hezekiah 2 Kings 18:5; 19; 20:1-1 1 Daniel, in the lions\’ den

Daniel 6 The three Hebrews, who refused to worship Nebuchadnezzars idol Daniel 3:13-27 Ninevites, in

obeying Jonah John 3:5 Ezra, in making the journey from Babylon to Jerusalem without a military escort

Ezra 8:22 Joseph, in obeying the vision about Mary and to flee into Egypt Matthew 1 : 18-24; 2:13, 14 Abel

Hebrews 11:4 Eliphaz, in the overruling providence of God, that afflictions are for the good of the

righteous Job 5:6-27 Mordecai, in the deliverance of the Jews Esther 4:14 Simeon, when he saw Jesus in

the temple courtyard Luke 2:25-35 Conquests by Hebrews 1 1 :32-34

. See , TRIAL , below

, STANCES ,

– Isaiah 28: 16; Matthew 7:24, 25; 8:2, 13; 9:22, 29; 11:6,28-30; 14:27; 15:28; 17:7; Mark 5:36;

9:23; 16:16; Luke 6:46-49; 7:9, 50; 8:50; 17:6; 18:42; 3:14-16, John 1:12; 18, 36; 5:24; 6:20, 29, 35, 45,

47; 7:38; 11:25,9:35; 12:36, 26, 40; 44, 46; 14:1, 13:7,20; 11, 12; 16:27, 33; 20:27, 18:37; 29, 31; Acts

3:16; 10:43; 15:9, 11; 16:31; 20:21; 26:18; Romans 3:22-28; 9:33; 10:4, 9; Galatians 2:16; 3:1-29; 5:6;

Ephesians 1:12-14; 3:12, 17; 4:13; Phihppians 3:9; Colossians 2:7; 1 Timothy 1:16; 2 Timothy 1:13; 2:1;

3:15; Hebrews 4:16; 6:19; 10:22; 12:2; 13:7; 1 Peter 1:8; 2:6, 7; 2 Peter 1:1; 1 John 3:23; 5:4, 5, 10, 13, 14;

Jude 1:21; Revelation 1:17; 3:18, 20

– , EXEMPLIFIED 9:18, Matthew 8:2, 5-10; 21, 28; 14:33; 15:26-28; 16:16; Mark 5:28; 7:27-

30; 9:24; Luke 5:5; 7:3-9; 23:42; John 4:29, 42; 6:14, 68, 69; 7:31; 9:38; 11:21, 22, 10:41, 42; 27, 32;

16:30; 20:28; Acts 8:37; 11:17; Romans 7:24, 25; 8:35, 37; 2 Corinthians 12:9, 10; Galatians 2:20;

Phihppians 4:13; 1 Timothy 1:14; 2 Timothy 1:12; 4:18

-STANCES

The wise men from the east Matthew 2: 1, 2, 1 1 Peter Matthew 4:18-22; Mark 1 : 16-20; Luke 5:4, 5; John

6:68, 69 Andrew Matthew 4: 18-22; Mark 1:16-20; John 1:41 James and John Matthew 4:21, 22; Mark

1 : 1 9, 20 The woman with the issue of blood Matthew 9:21 , 22 Jairus, for the healing of his daughter

Matthew 9:18, 23-25 Two blind men Matthew 9:29, 30 Blind Bartimaeus and a fellow blind man Matthew

20:30-34; Mark 10:46-52; Luke 18:35-42 The Samaritan leper Luke 17:11-19 The sick people of

Gennesaret Matthew 14:36; Mark 3:10; 6:54-56 Those who brought the paralyzed man to Jesus Luke 5:18-

20 The Syrophoenician woman Matthew 15:22-28; Mark 7:25-30 The woman who anointed Jesus\’ feet

Luke 7:36-50 Those who brought those who were sick with palsy Matthew 9:2 Philip John 1 :45, 46

Nathanael John 1 :49 The Samaritans, who believed . . . Through the preaching of Jesus John 4:39-42

Through the preaching of Philip Acts 8:9-12 The nobleman whose child was sick John 4:46-53 Abraham

John 8:56 The blind man whom Jesus healed on the Sabbath John 9:13-38 Mary, the sister of Martha Luke

10:38-42; John 1 1 :32 John the disciple John 20:8 The disciples, through the miracle at Cana of Galilee

John 2:11 Jews at Jerusalem John 2:23; 8:30; 1 1 :45; 12: 1 1 About three-thousand people on the day of

Pentecost Acts 2:41 About five-thousand people Acts 4:4 Multitudes Acts 5:14 The crippled man at Lystra

Acts 14:9 Stephen Acts 6:8 The Ethiopian eunuch Acts 8:37 The people of Lydda and S h) aron Acts 9:35

The people of Joppa Acts 9:42 The people of Antioch Acts 11:21-24 Barnabas Acts 11:24 Eunice, Lois,

and Timothy 2 Timothy 1:5; Acts 16:1 Lydia Acts 16:14 The Philippian jailor Acts 16:31-34 Crispus Acts

18:8 The Corinthians Acts 18:8; 1 Corinthians 15:11 Jews at Rome Acts 28:24 Ephesians Ephesians 1:13,

15 Colossians Colossians 1:2, 4 Thessalonians 1 Thessalonians 1:6; 3:6-8; 2 Thessalonians 1:3, 4 Philemon

Phm 1:5 The congregation at Thyatira Revelation 2:19

-TRIAL 1 Chronicles 29:17; Psalm 26:2; 81:7; Matthew 13:19-22; 24:21-25; Luke 8:13, 14; 2

Thessalonians 1:3-5; Hebrews 6:13-15; James 1:3, 12; 1 Peter 1:7

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Noah Genesis 6: 14-22; Hebrews 11:7 Abraham, when commanded to leave his native land and to go where

he did not know Genesis 12:1-4; Hebrews 11:8 Abraham, when commanded to offer Isaac Genesis 22:1-

19; Hebrews 11:17-19 Moses, when sent to Pharaoh Exodus 3:11, 12; 4:10-17; Hebrews 11:25-29 Moses,

at the Red Sea, by the complaints of the people Exodus 14; 15 Joshua and the people of Israel, in the

method of taking Jericho Joshua 6; Hebrews 1 1:30 Gideon, when commanded to deliver Israel Judges 6:36-

40; 7; Hebrews 1 1 :32 Job, by affliction and adversity Job 1 ; 2 Ezra, in leaving Babylon without a military

escort Ezra 8:22 Daniel, when forbidden to pray to Jehovah Daniel 6:4-23; Hebrews 1 1 :32, 33 The three

Hebrews, when commanded to worship the image Daniel 3:8-30; Hebrews 1 1 :32-34 The Syrophoenician

woman Matthew 15:21-28; Mark 7:24-30 The two blind men who appealed to Jesus for sight Matthew 9:28

The disciples, when Jesus came walking upon the Sea of Galilee Matthew 14:25-33 The disciples … By

the question of Jesus, as to who he was Matthew 16: 15-20; Luke 9:20, 21 By their inability to cast out the

evil spirit from the epileptic boy Matthew 17:14-21; Mark 9: 14-29; Luke 9:37-42 In the tempest at sea

Matthew 8:23-27; Mark 4:36-41; Luke 8:22-26 Of Philip, when questioned by Jesus as to how the

multitude would be fed John 6:5, 6 Of Peter, when asked whether he loved Jesus John 21 : 16, 17

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-SUM TAL RELIGIOUS BELIEF AND LIFE Romans 1 :8; Jude 1 :3

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