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in the presence of mine enemies : thou. anointest my head with oil, my cup runneth over.

Ps. xxxiv. 9. There is no want to them that fear him. Ver. 10. They that seek the LORD shall not want any good thing.

Mat. vi. 33. Seek ye first the kingdom of GOD, and his righteousness, and all these things shall be added unto you.

Phil. iv. 19. My GOD shall supply all your need, according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus.

1Tim. vi. 6. Godliness with contentment is great gain. Ver. 17. Who giveth us richly all things to enjoy. III. Particularly of Food and RAIMENT.

Pf. xxxvii. 3. Trust in the LORD and do good, fo shalt thou dwell in the

land, and verily thou shalt be fed. Ps. cxi. 5. He hath given meat unto them that fear him ; he will ever be mindful of his covenant.

Pl. cxxxii. 15. I will abundantly bless her provi. fon, I will satisfy her poor with bread.

Pf. cxlvii. 14. He filleth thee with the finest of the wheat.

Prov. xiii. 25. The righteous eateth to the fatisfying of his foul.

Mat. vi. 26. Behold the fowls of the air, for they fow not, neither do they reap, nor gather into barns ; yet your heavenly Father feedeth them : Are ye not much better than they?

Foel ii. 26. And ye shall eat in plenty, and be fac tisfied.

If. lxv. 13. Behold my fervants shall eat, but ye shall be hungry ; behold my fervants shall drink, but ye shall be thirsty.

Mat. vi. 25. I say unto you, Take no Raiment. thought for your life, what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink ; nor yet for your

body, body, what


shall put on : is not the life more than meat, and the body than raiment? Ver. 30. Wherefore if GOD so clothe the grass of the field, which to-day is, and to-morrow is cast into the oven, shall he not much more clothe you, O ye of little faith? Ver. 31. Therefore take no thought, saying, What shall we eat ? or what shall we drink or wherewithal shall we be clothed ? Ver.


heavenly Father knoweth that ye have need of all these things.

IV. Promises of LONG LIFE and HEALTH.

Deut. v. 33. You shall walk in all the ways which the LORD your GOD hath commanded you, that ye may live, and that it may be well with you, and that ye may prolong your days in the land which ye Thall possess.

Deut. v. 2. That thou mightest fear the LORD thy GOD, to keep all his statutes and commandments, which I command thee ; thou, and thy fon, and thy son's son, all the days of thy life, and that thy days may be prolonged.

Job v. 26. Thou shalt come to thy grave in a full age, like as a shock of corn cometh in, in his season.

Pf. xxxiv. 12. What man is he that defireth life, I and loveth many days, that he may see good ? Ver.

13. Keep thy tongue from evil, and thy lips from speaking guile.' Ver. 14. Depart from evil and do good, seek peace and pursue it.

Pf. xci. 16. With long life will I satisfy him, and shew him

my salvation. Prov. iii. 2. Length of days, and long life, and peace, shall they add to thee. Ver. 26. Length of days is in her [Wisdom's] right hand.

Prov. ix. 11. By me thy days shall be multiplied, and the years of thy life shall be increased.

Prov. x. 27. The fear of the LORD prolongeth days.

Pf. ciii. 3. Who forgiveth all thine iniHealth. quities, who healeth all thy diseases. Ver.

4. Who redeemeth thy life from destruction. Ver. 5. Who satisfieth thy mouth with good things, so that thy youth is renewed like the eagles.

Prov. iii. 7. Be not wise in thine own eyes ; fear the LORD, and depart from evil. Ver. 8. It shall be health to thy navel, and marrow to thy bones.

Prov. iv. 22. They are life to them that find them, and health to all their flesh.

V. Promises of Safety under the Divine Protection.

Deut. xxxiii. 12. The beloved of the LORD shall dwell in safety by him ; and the LORD shall cover him all the day long.

Prov. xviii. 10. The name of the LORD is a strong tower ; the righteous runneth into it, and is safe.

Psal. cxvi. 8. I have set the LORD always before me : Because he is at my right hand, I Thall not be moved.

Psal. cxii. 7. He fhall not be afraid of evil tidings; his heart is fixed, trusting in the LORD.

1 Pet. iii. 13. And who is he that will harm you, if ye be followers of that which is good

? Job iv. 7. Remember, I pray thee, Who ever perished, being innocent ? Or where were the righteouscut off ?

Job xi. 18. Thou shalt be secure, because there is hope.

Fob v. 23. Thou shalt be in league with the stones of the field, and the beasts of the field shall be at peace

with thee. Hof: ii. 18. And in that day will I make a covenant for them with the beasts of the field, and with the fowls of heaven, and with the creeping things of the



ground; and I will break the bow, and the sword, and the battle out of the earth, and will make them to lie down safely. Ezek. xxxiv. 25.

1 will make with them a covenant of peace, and will cause the evil beasts to cease out of the land, and they shall dwell safely in the wilderness, and sleep in the woods. Ver. 28.

Ver. 28. And they shall no more be a prey to the heathen, neither shall the beasts of the land devour them ; but they Thall dwell fafely and none shall make them afraid.

Gen. ix. 2. And the fear of you, and the dread of you shall be upon every beast of the earth, and upon every fowl of the air, upon all that moveth upon the earth, and upon all the fishes of the sea, into your hand are they delivered.

Job xi. 18. Thou shalt dig about thee, and thou shalt take thy rest in safety. Ver. 19. Also thou fhalt lie down, and none shall make thee afraid.

Ps. iv. 8. I will both lay me down in peace, and sleep; for thou LORD only makest me dwell in safety.

Pf. cxxvii. 2. He giveth his beloved sleep.

Prov. iii. 24. When thou lieft down, thou shalt not be afraid ; yea, thou shalt lie down, and thy sleep shall be sweet.

1. Sam. ii. 9. He will keep the feet of his faints, and the wicked shall be silent in darkness, for by ftrength fhall no man prevail.

. xxvii. 1. The LORD is my light, and my salvation, whom shall I fear? The LORD is the strength of my life, of whom shall I be afraid ?

Ps. xxxiv. 20. He keepeth all his bones, not one of them is broken.

Pf. xci. 1. He that dwelleth in the secret place of the Most High, shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. Ver. 2. I will fay of the LORD he is my refuge, and my fortress ; my GOD, in him will I trust. Ver. 4. He shall cover thee with his feathers, and under his wings shalt thou trust : His truth


shall be thy shield and buckler. Ver. 10. There shall no evil befal thee, neither shall any plague come nigh thy dwelling

Ps. cxxi. 1. I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help.

Ver. 2. My help cometh from the LORD, which made heaven and earth.

Ver. 3. He will not suffer thy foot to be moved : He that keepeth thee will not slumber.

Ver. 4. Behold, he that keepeth Israel, shall neither slumber nor sleep.

Ver. 5. The LORD is thy keeper : The LORD is thy shade upon thy right hand.

Ver. 6. The sun shall not fmite thee by day, nor the moon by night.

Ver. 7. The LORD shall preserve thee from all evil : He shall preserve thy soul.

Ver. 8. The LORD shall preserve thy going out, and thy coming in, from this time forth, and even for evermore.

Pf. cxxiv. 8. Our help is in the name of the LORD, who made heaven and earth.

PS. cxxv. 2. As the mountains are round about Jerusalem, so the LORD is round about his people, from henceforth even for ever.

Prov. iii. 23. Then shalt thou walk in thy way fafely, and thy foot shall not stumble.

Prov. i. 33. But whoso hearkeneth unto me shall dwell safely, and shall be quiet from fear of evil.

IJ. iv. 5. And the LORD will create upon every dwelling place of mount Zion, and upon her assem. blies a cloud, and smoke by day, and the shining of a flaming fire by night ; for upon all the glory Ihall be a defence. Ver. 6. And there shall be a tabernacle for a shadow in the day time from the heat, and for a place of refuge, and for a covert from storm and rain.

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