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Ps. cxlvii. 13. For he hath strengthened the bars of thy gates, he hath blessed thy children within thee.
Ver. 14. He maketh peace in thy borders, and filleth thee with the finest of the wheat. Ps. cxlix. I to 6. See xli. 9, 10.—cxlvi. 1,7, 8, 9, 10. Isa. xii. 1, 2.—li. 3.-1x. 6, 8, 9.-lxiii. 7, 8, 9. Jer. xxx. 18, 19. Acts ii. 47.
CCXXI. For God's great and marvellous works. Ps. xxvi. 7. That I may publish with the voice of thanksgiving, and tell all thy wondrous works. Ps. cxlv. 4, 10.
Ixvi. 1. Make a joyful noise unto God all ye lands.
Ver. 2. Sing forth the honour of his name, and make his praise glorious.
Ver. 3. Say unto him, how terrible art thou in thy works.
lxxv. Unto thee, O God, we do give thanks, for that thy name is near, thy wondrous works declare.
civ. 1. Bless the Lord, O my soul, O Lord my God, thou art very great, thou art cloathed with honour and majesty.
Ver. 24. How manifold are thy works! in wisdom thou hast made them all.
cvii. 22. Let them sacrifice the sacrifices of thanksgiving and declare his works with rejoicing. Ver. 8.
cxi. 1. I will praise the Lord with my whole heart, the works of the Lord are great.
Ver. 2. His work is most honourable and pure. Ver. 3.
cxxxix. 14. I will praise thee, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made, marvellous are thy works. Rev. xv. 3.
Ps. cl. 1. Praise the Lord. Ver. 2. Praise him for his mighty acts, praise him according to his excellent greatness.
Ver. 6. Let every thing that hath breath praise the Lord.
cxlviii. 5. Praise the name of the Lord, for he commanded and they were created.
Isa. xlii. 12. Let him give glory to the Lord, and declare his praise in the islands. See Ps. ix. 1.-xl. 5.-lxviii. 4, 26, 33.-lxxiii. 28.lxxviii. 4.-lxxxvi. 8.-xcii. 5.-cv. 5.
CCXXII. For God's marvellous acts upon the bodies and minds of men. Dan. iv. 34, 37. Nebuchadnezzer praised God for being restored to the use of reason.
Jonah ii. 8, 9. Jonah for his being delivered from the fish.
Luke i. 64. Zacharias for his being restored to the use of his speech. xviii. 43. The blind for being restored to the use of sight. Acts iii. 8. The Lame for being healed.
Isa. xxxviii. 20. Hezekiah praised God for his re covery from sickness. See Ps. cxviii. 19, 21.
CCXXIII. For daily bread. Deut. viii. 10. When thou hast eaten and art full, then thou shalt bless the Lord thy God.
Isa. Ixii. 8. They that have gathered in the corn and wine, shall eat and praise the Lord.
Joel ii. 26. Ye shall cat in plenty, and be satisfied, and praise the name of the Lord your God, that hath dealt wonderously with you. Mark vii. 6. Jesus took the seven loaves and gave thanks. John vi. 11, 23.
Acts xxvii. 35. Paul took bread and gave thanks.
Rom. xiv. 6. He that eateth to the Lord, giveth God thanks.
1 Tim. iv. 3. Meats God hath created to be received with thanksgiving of them that know the truth.
Ver. 4. Every creature of God is good, if it be received with thanksgiving. See 1 Cor. x. 30, 31.
CCXXIV. For deliverance from trouble and affiiction. Ps. xxii. 23. Ye that fear the Lord, praise him, all ye seed of Jacob glorify him, and fear him all ye seed of Israel.
Ver. 24. For he hath not despised the affliction of the afflicted, neither hath he hid his face from him, but when he cried unto him, he heard.
xxx. 11. Thou hast turned for me my mourning into dancing, thou hast put off my sackcloth and girded me with gladness.
Ver. 12. O Lord my God, I will give thanks to thee for ever. xxxiv. 1. I will bless the Lord at all times, his praises shall be continually in my mouth.
Ver. 4. He delivered me from all my fears.
xlii. 11. I shall praise him, who is the health of my countenance and my God. Ps. xl. 2.
liv. 6. I will praise the Lord for it is good.
Ver. 7. For he hath delivered me out of all trouble.
lvi. 12. I will render praise unto thee, for thou hast delivered my soul from death. Ps. cxvi. 8.
Ixvi. 8. O bless our God, ye people, make the voice of his praise to be heard.
Ver. 9. Who hoideth our souls in life, and suffereth not our feet to be moved.
xcii. 1. It is a good thing to give thanks unto the Lord, and to sing praise unto the name of the Most High. Ver. 2, 3.
Ver. 4. For thou Lord hast made me glad through my works. See Ps. xxvi. 12.-xxxi. 7, 21.—cxlii. 7.—cxliv. 7, 9.
CCXXV. For deliverance from enemies. Gen. xiv. 20. Melchise, deck said to Abraham, blessed be the most high God, that hath delivered thine enemies into thine hand.
Exod. xviii. 10. Jethro said, blessed be the Lord who hath delivered you out of the hand of the Egyptians. See Exod. xv. 1 to 22. Ps. lxxviii. 4, 12.
Deut. x. 21. The Lord, he is thy praise, he is thy God, which hath done for thee these great and terrible things, which thine eyes have seen.
2 Sam. xxii. 2. The Lord is my rock and my fortress, and my deliverer. Ps. xviii. 3.
Ver. 47. Blessed be my rock, and exalted be the God of my salvation.
1 Chron. xvi. 34. O give thanks unto the Lord for he is good. Ps. cvii. 1. cxviii. 1.-cxxxvi. 1.
1 Chron. xvi. 35. Say ye, save us, O God of our salvation, and gather us together, and deliver us from the heathen, that we may give thanks to thy holy name, and glory in thy praise.
Ver. 36. The people said, Amen, praised be the Lord.
Ps. vii. 6. Arise, O Lord, hift up thyself, because of mine enemies. Ver. 10. My defence is of God, who saveth the upright in heart. Ver. 17. I will praise the Lord according to his righteousness, and sing praise to the name of the Most High. Ps. ix. 2.
ix. 1. I will praise the Lord with my whole heart, and shew forth thy marvellous works.
Ver. 2. I will be glad and rejoice in thee.
Ver. 3. When mine enemies are turned back, they shall fall and perish at thy presence. Ver. 14.
xxi. 8. Thine hand shall find out all thine enemies.
Ver. 13. Be thou exalted, Lord, in thine own strength, so will we sing and praise thy power.
xxii. 20. Deliver my soul from the sword.
Ver. 25. My praise shall be of thee. Ps. xxxv. 18, 28.
xxx. 1. I will exalt thee, O Lord, for thou hast lifted me up, and hast not made my foes to rejoice over me.
Ver. 12. I will give thanks unto thee for ever and ever.
xlii. 9. Why go I mourning, because of the oppression of the enemy.
Ver. 11. O my soul, hope in God, for I shall yet praise him. xliii. 1. O God, plead my cause against the ungodly-I will praise thee. Ver. 4.
xliv. 7. Thou hast saved us from our enemies, and put them to shame that hated us.
Ver. 8. In God we boast all the day long, and praise thy name for ever and ever.
Ivi. 4. In God I will praise his word, in God I have put my trust. Ver. 9. When I cry unto thee, then shall mine enemies turn back. lvii. 3. He shall send from heaven and save me from the reproach of him that would swallow me up.
Ver. 5. Be thou exalted, Lord, above the heavens, and let thy glory be above the earth.
Ver. 7. I will sing and give praise.
Ixi. 3. Thou hast been a shelter for me, a strong tower.from the enemy.
Ver. 8. I will sing praise to thy name for ever.
Ixxi. 10. Mine enemies spake against me, and they that wait for my soul took counsel together, &c.
Ver. 22. I will praise thee, my God, O thou holy one of Israel. Ver. 24. My tongue shall speak of thy righteousness all the day Jong, for they are brought into shame that seek my hurt.
lxxix. 9. Help us, O God of our salvation, for the glory of thy name. Ver. 13. So we will give thee thanks for ever and ever, and will shew forth thy praise to all generations.
xcviii. 3. The Lord hath made known his salvation, his righteousness hath he openly shewed in the sight of the heathen.
Ver. 4. Make a joyful noise unto the Lord, all the earth, rejoice and sing his praise.
cxi. 6. He hath shewed his pcople the power of his works, that he may give them the heritage of the heathen.
Ps. cxi. 9. He sent redemption unto his people.
Ver. 10. His praise endureth for ever.
cxxiv. 2. Men rose up against us.
Ver. 6. Blessed be the Lord, who hath not given us a prey to their teeth.
Rev. xix. 1. I heard a great voice of much people in heaven, saying, Alleluia, salvation, and honour, and power, unto the Lord our God.
xix. 2. For true and righteous are his judgments, for he hath judged the great whore, which did corrupt the earth with her fornications, and hath avenged the blood of his servants at her hand. See Exod. xv. 1. Compare Rev. xv. 2. Judges v. 3. 2 Chron. xx. 22, 26, 28. Ps. xviii. 46.-xxviii. 6.-xli. 9, 13.-cvi. 12.-cxviii. 14, 15.—cxliv. 1, 2. Isa. xxv. 1, 4.
CCXXVI. Honour due to God and claimed by him. Mal. i. 6. A son honoureth his father, and a servant his master; if I then be a Father, where is mine honour? If I be a Master, where is my fear? saith the Lord of hosts. John viii. 49. Jesus said, honour my Father. 1 Sam. ii. 30. The Lord saith, them that honour me, I will ho
CCXXVII. God is to be honoured by acts of worship, praise and thanks. Ps. xxvi. 8. Lord, I have loved the habitation of thy house, and the place where thine honour dwelleth.
Ixvi. 2. Sing forth the honour of his name, make his praise glo
lxxi. 8. Let my mouth be filled with thy praise, and with thine honour all the day.
xcvi. 6. Honour and majesty are before him, strength and beauty are in his sanctuary. 1 Chron. xvi. 27.
civ. 1. Thou art cloathed with honour and majesty.
cxlv. 5. I will speak of the glorious honour of thy majesty and of thy wondrous works.
Isa. xliii. 20. The beast of the field shall honour me, the dragon, and the owls: Because I give waters in the wilderness, and rivers in the desert, to give drink to my people, my chosen.
Dan. iv. 37. I did extol and honour the King of heaven, all whose works are truth, and his ways judgment. Ver. 34.
1 Tim. i. 17. To the only wise God be honour and glory, &c. Ch. vi. 16.
Rev. iv. 11. Thou art worthy, O Lord, to receive glory, and honour, and power, &c. Ch. vii. 12.-xix. 1, 7.
CCXXVIII. By holiness of life. Jer. xxxiii. 8. I will (saith the Lord) cleanse them from all their iniquity.
Ver. 9. And it shall be to me a name of joy and praise, and an honour before all the nations of the earth.
CCXXIX. By keeping the Sabbath. Isa. Iviii. 13. If thou turn away thy foot from the Sabbath, from doing thy pleasure on my holy day, and call the Sabbath a delight, the holy of the Lord honourable, and
shalt honour him, not doing thine own ways, nor finding thine own pleasure, nor speaking thine own words.
Isa. Iviii. 14. Then shalt thou delight thyself in the Lord, and I will cause thee to ride upon the high places of the earth, and feed thee with the heritage of Jacob.
CCXXX. By acts of charity and mercy to the poor. Prov. iii. 9. Honour the Lord with thy substance, and with the first fruits of all thine increase, so shall thy barns be filled with plenty, and thy presses shall burst out with new wine.
xiv. 31. He that oppresseth the poor, reproacheth his Maker, but he that honoureth him hath mercy on the poor. Ver. 21.
CCXXXI. Honouring Christ, motives to it. John v. 22. The Father hath committed all judgment unto the Son.
Ver. 23. That all men should honour the Son, even as they honour the Father; he that honoureth not the Son, honoureth not the Father that sent him. See Rev. v. 12, 13. The Father and Son honoured.
John viii. 58. Jesus said, it is the Father that honoureth me.
2 Pet. i. 17. He received from God the Father honour and glory, when there came such a voice from the excellent glory, this is my beloved Son in whom I am well pleased. Matt. xvii. 5.
For the honours due and paid to Christ by the church, in heaven and upon earth, see Chap. concerning the dignity and offices of Jesus Christ.
CCXXXII. The wicked dishonour God and are punished. Isa. xxix. 13. This people draw near me with their mouth, and with their lips do honour me, but have removed their heart far from me, woe unto them. Ver. 14. Ch. xliii. 25.-lviii. 2. Matt. xv. 8. Rom. ii. 23.
1 Sam. ii. 29. The Lord said to Eli, wherefore honourest thou thy sons above me? to make yourselves fat with the choicest of the offerings of Jacob?
Ver. 36. Behold it shall come to pass, that every one that is left in thine house, shall come and crouch to the priest for a piece of silver, and for a morsel of bread, and shall say, put me (I pray thee) into one of the priest's offices, that I may eat a piece of bread.
Ver. 30. For them that honour me I will honour, and them that despise me shall be lightly esteemed.
CCXXXIII. To glorify God commanded. 1 Sam. vi. 5. Ye shall give glory to the God of Israel. 1 Cor. vi. 20.-x. 31.
Isa. xlix. S. Thou art my servant, O Israel, in whom I will be glorified. Ch. xliii. 7.
XCXXXIV. Christ glorified God on earth. John xiii. 31. God is glorified in him. Ver. 32.
xvii. 4. I have glorified thee on earth, I have finished the work which thou gavest me to do Ch. vii. 18. He sought God's glory. CCXXXV. Men glorify God by praise and thankfulness.
1 Chron. xvi. 28. Give unto the Lord, ye kindreds of the people, give unto the Lord, glory and strength. Ver. 24.