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The Sacred Text. HE Lord came from Sinai: from His right hand went a fiery law for them. Yea, He loved the people ; all His saints are in Thy hand : and they sat down at Thy feet; every one shall receive of Thy words. — Deuteronomy xxxiii. 2, 3.
He will keep the feet of His saints, and the wicked shall be silent in darkness; for by strength shall no man prevail.—1 Samuel ii. 9.
Let Thy saints rejoice in goodness.--2 Chronicles
Sing unto the Lord, Oye saints of His, and give thanks at the remembrance of His holiness. For His anger endureth but a moment; in His favour is life: weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning.Psalm xxx. 4, 5.
O love the Lord, all ye His saints : for the Lord preserveth the faithful, and plentifully rewardeth the proud doer.—Psalm xxxi. 23.
O fear the Lord, ye His saints: for there is no want to
them that fear Him. The lions do lack, and suffer hunger : but they that seek the Lord shall not want any good thing. -Psalm xxxiv. 9, 10.
Depart from evil, and do good; and dwell for evermore, For the Lord loveth judgment, and forsaketh not His saints; they are preserved for ever : but the seed of the wicked shall be cut off.—Psalm xxxvii. 27, 28.
He shall call to the heavens from above, and to the earth, that He may judge His people. Gather My saints together unto Me; those that have made a covenant with Me by sacrifice.—Psalm l. 4, 5.
I will wait on Thy Name; for it is good before Thy saints.—Psalm lii. 9.
God is greatly to be feared in the assembly of the saints, and to be had in reverence of all them that are about Him.—Psalm lxxxix. 7.
Ye that love the Lord, hate evil: He preserveth the souls of His saints; He delivereth them out of the hand of the wicked.—Psalm xcvii. 10.
Let thy priests be clothed with righteousness; and let Thy saints shout for joy. I will also clothe her priests with salvation : and her saints shall shout aloud for joy. - Psalm cxxxii. 9, 16.
All Thy works shall praise Thee, O Lord; and Thy saints shall bless Thee. They shall speak of the glory of Thy kingdom, and talk of Thy power ; to make known to the sons of men His mighty acts, and the glorious majesty of His kingdom.-Psalm cxlv. 10-12.
He also exalteth the horn of His people, the praise of all His saints.—Psalm cxlviii. 14.
Sing unto the Lord a new song, and His praise in the
congregation of saints. Let the saints be joyful in glory: let them sing aloud upon their beds. Let the high praises of God be in their mouth, and a two-edged sword in their hand; to execute vengeance upon the heathen, and punishments upon the people; to bind their kings with chains, and their nobles with fetters of iron; to execute upon them the judgment written : this honour have all His saints. - Psalm cxlix. 1, &c.
The Lord giveth wisdom. He layeth up sound wisdom for the righteous : He is a buckler to them that walk uprightly. He keepeth the paths of judgment, and preserveth the way of His saints.—Proverbs ii. 6, &c.
He that searcheth the hearts knoweth what is the mind of the Spirit, because He maketh intercession for the saints according to the will of God.-Romans viii. 27.
Do ye not know that the saints shall judge the world? and if the world shall be judged by you, are ye unworthy to judge the smallest matters ? Know ye not that we shall judge angels ? how much more things that pertain to this life?-1 Corinthians vi. 2, 3.
Able to comprehend with all saints what is the breadth, and length, and depth, and height; and to know the love of Christ, which passeth knowledge.- Ephesians iii. 18, 19.
He gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers; for the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ: till we all come in the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, unto a perfect man, unto the measure of the stature of the fulness of Christ.—Ephesians iv. II, &c.
Fornication and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not be once named among you, as becometh saints; neither filthiness, nor foolish talking, nor jesting, which are not convenient: but rather giving of thanks.—Ephe
sians v. 3, 4.
The mystery which hath been hid from ages and from generations, but now is made manifest to His saints : to whom God would make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles; which is Christ in you, the hope of glory.—Colossians i. 26, 27.
, The Lord make you to increase and abound in love one toward another, and toward all men : to the end He, may stablish your hearts unblameable in holiness before God, even our Father, at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ with all His saints.- -1 Thessalonians iii. 12, 13.
Beloved, when I gave all diligence to write unto you of the common salvation, it was needful for me to write unto you, and exhort you that ye should earnestly contend for the faith which was once delivered unto the saints. Enoch, the seventh from Adam, prophesied, saying, Behold, the Lord cometh with ten thousands of His saints.St. Jude 3, 14.
Golden vials full of odours, which are the prayers of saints.—Revelation v. 8.
Another angel came and stood at the altar, having a golden censer; and there was given unto him much incense, that he should offer it with the prayers of all saints upon the golden altar which was before the throne. And the smoke of the incense, which came with the prayers of the saints, ascended up before God out of the angel's hand.- Revelation viii. 3, 4.
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Here is the patience of the saints : here are they that keep the commandments of God, and the faith of Jesus. --Revelation xiv. 12.
Great and marvellous are Thy works, Lord God Almighty; just and true are Thy ways, Thou King of saints. - Revelation xv. 3.
I saw a woman sit upon a scarlet coloured beast. And the woman was arrayed in purple and scarlet colour: and upon her forehead was a name written, Mystery, Babylon the Great. And I saw the woman drunken with the blood of the saints, and with the blood of the martyrs of Jesus. .... In her was found the blood of prophets, and of saints, and of all that were slain upon the earth.Revelation xvii. 3, &c. ; xviii. 24.
Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His saints.—Psalm cxvi. 15.
The saints of the most High shall take the kingdom, and possess the kingdom for ever, even for ever and ever. .... That horn that had eyes, and a mouth that spake very great things, whose look was more stout 'than his fellows. I beheld, and the same horn made war with the saints, and prevailed against them; until the Ancient of days came, and judgment was given to the saints of the most High; and the time came that the saints possessed the kingdom. . . The ten horns are ten kings that shall arise : and another shall rise after them. And he shall speak great words against the most High, and shall wear out the saints of the most High, and think to change times and laws: and they shall be given into his hand until a time and times and the dividing of time. But the judgment shall sit, and they shall take away his dominion.