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of Israel, because the places are holy, whereunto the ark of the LORD hath come.

P8. xciii, 5. Thy testimonies are very sure: holiness becometh

thine house, O LORD, for ever.

Jonah ii, 4. Then I said, I am Cist out of thy sight; yet I will look again toward thy holy temple.

Acts vii, 33. Then said the Lord to him, Put off thy shoes from thy feet: for the place where thou standest is holy ground.

Heb. xil, 20, 21. (For they could not endure that which was commanded, And if so much as a beast touch the mountain it shall be stoned, or thrust through with a dart: And so terrible was the sight, that Moses said, I exceedingly fear and quake.)


Eliashib the priest, having the Neh. xiii, 4-8. And before this, oversight of the chamber of the house of our God, was allied unto Tobial: And he bad prepared for him a great chamber, where aforetime they laid the meatofferings, the frankincense, and the vessels, and the tithes of the corn, the new wine, and the oil, (which was commanded to be given to the Levites, and the Rev. xxi, 3. And I heard a great singers, and the porters) and the voice out of heaven, saying. Be-offerings of the priests. But in hold, the tabernacle of God is all this time was not I at Jeruwith men, and he will dwell with salem: for in the two and thirtieth them, and they shall be his people, year of Artaxerxes king of Babyand God himself shall be with lon came I unto the king, and tiem, and be their God. after certain days obtained I leave of the king. And I came to Jeruthat Eliashib did for Tobiah, in salem, and understood of the evil preparing him a chamber in the courts of the house of God. And it grieved me sore; therefore I cast forth all the household-stuff of Tobiah out of the chamber.

Num. xvi, 37-40. Speak unto Eleazar the son of Aaron the priest, that he take up the censers out of the burning, and scatter thou the fire yonder, for they are hallowed. The censers of these sinners against their own souls, let them make them broad plates jor a covering of the altar, for they offered them before the LORD, therefore they are hallowed: and they shall be a sign unto the children of Israel. And Eleazar the priest took the brasen censers, wherewith they that were burnt had offered, and they were made broad plates for a covering of the altar. To be a memorial unto the children of Israel, that no stranger, which is not of the seed of Aaron, come near to offer incense before the LORD, that he be not as Korah, and as his company; as the LORD said to him by the hand of Moses.


2 Chron. xxiii, 6. But let none come into the house of the LORD, save the priests, and they that minister of the Levites; they shall go in, for they are holy: but all the people shall keep the watch of the LORD.

nor offered burnt-offerings in the
holy place unto the God of Israel.
Wherefore the wrath of the LORD
was upon Judah and Jerusalem,
and he hath delivered them to
trouble, to astonishment, and to
hissing, as ye see with your eyes.
For, lo, our fathers have fallen by
the sword; and our sons, and our
daughters, and our wives, are in
captivity for this.

2 Chron. xxix, 6-9. fathers have trespassed, and done For our that which was evil in the eyes of the LORD our God, and have forsaken him, and have turned away their faces from the habitation of the LORD, and turned their backs. Also they have shut up the doors of the porch, and put out the lamps, and have not burnt incense,

Jer. vii, 11. Is this house, which is called by my name, become a den of robbers in your eyes? Behold, even I have seen it, saith

the LORD.

because we have heard reproach:
Jer. li, 51. We are confounded,
shame hath covered our faces;
for strangers are come into the
sanctuaries of the LORD's house.

Lam. i, 10. The adversary hath spread out his hand upon all her pleasant things: for she hath seen that the heathen entered into her sanctuary, whom thou didst comand that they should not enter into thy congregation.

Ezek. ix, 7. And he said unto them, Defile the house, and fill forth. And they went forth, and the courts with the slain: go ye slow in the city.

Ezek. xxv, 3, 4. And say unto
the Ammonites, Hear the word
of the Lord GoD; Thus saith the
Lord GOD, Because thou saidst,
it was profaned; and against the
Aha, against my sanctuary, when
land of Israel, when it was desc-
late; and against the house of
Judah, when they went into cap-
deliver thee to the men of the
Behold, therefore I will
east for a possession, and they
shall set their palaces in thee, and
make their dwellings in thee:


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passover was at hand, and Jess John ii, 13-16. And the Jews' went up to Jerusalem, And found in the temple those that sold oxen and sheep and dores and the chaugers of money sitting And when he had made a sovurg? of small cords, he drove them a out of the temple, and the shep and the oxen; and poured out the changer's money, and overthre the tables: And said unto them that sold doves, Take these things hence; make house an house of merchandise. not my Faiber's

seven days were almost ended
Acts xxi, 27-29. And when the
the Jews which were of Asa,
when they saw him in the tempe,
hands on him, Crying out, Me
stirred up all the people, and aid
of Israel, help: This is the s
that teacheth all men every wi

against the people, and the law,
and this place:
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brought Greeks also into the
temple, and hath polluted this
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tain Jews from Asia fuude Acts xxiv, 18. Whereupon or purified in the temple, neither with multitude, nor with tumul

1 Cor. iii, 12-15, 17. Now if any gold, silver, precious stones, wal man build upon this foundation hay, stubble; Every man's work shall be made manifest: for be day shall declare it, because i fire shall try every man's wedd shall be revealed by fire; and the thereupon, he shall receive a re work abide which be hath bas what sort it is. If any man's ward. If any man's work shall be burnt, he shall suffer loss: but be himself shall be saved; yet sous by fire. If any man defile the temple of God, bim shall God – holy, which temple ye are. stroy: for the temple of God a

THE DIVINE PROMISE OF PROTECTION AND BLESSING where I record my namo 1 v. Exod. xx, 24. come unto thee, and I Wish List In all plac thee.

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selves in psalms, and hymns, and
spiritual songs, singing and mak-
ing melody in your heart to the

Col. iii, 16. Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalms, and hymns, and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord.

Heb. x, 25. Not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as the manner of some is; but exhorting one another: and so much the more, as ye see the day approaching.

James v, 13. Is any among you afflicted? let him pray. Is any merry? let him sing psalms.

Ps. xxvi, 6. 7. I will wash mine hands in innocency: so will i compass thine altar. O LORD; That I may publish with the voice of thanksgiving, and tell of all thy wondrous works.

Ps. cxviii, 19, 20. Open to me the gates of righteousness: I will go in to them, and I will praise the LORD: This gate of the LORD, into which the righteous shall


Ps. cxxxii, 7. We will go into his tabernacles; we will worship at his footstool.


them to the house of God, with the voice of joy and praise, with a multitude that kept holy-day.

Ps. xli, 3, 4. My tears have been my meat day and night, while they continually say unto me, Where is thy God? When I remember these things, I pour out my soul in me: for I had gone with the multitude; I went with

Ps. xliii, 3, 4. O send out thy light and thy truth: let them lead me; let them bring me unto the holy hill, and to thy tabernacles. Then will I go unto the altar of God, unto God my exceeding joy: yea, upon the harp will I praise thee, O God, my God.

Ps. xlviii, 9. We have thought of thy loving-kindness, O God, in the midst of thy temple.

Ps. lxiii, 1, 2. O God, thou art my God; early will I seek thee: my soul thirsteth for thee, my flesh longeth for thee in a dry and thirsty land, where no water is; To see thy power and thy glory, so as I have seen thee in the sanctuary.

Ps. lxxxiv, 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 10. How amiable are thy tabernacles, O LORD of hosts! My soul longeth, yea, even fainteth, for the courts of the LORD; my heart and my flesh crieth out for the living God. Blessed are they that dwell in thy house: they will be still prais ing thee. Selah. Blessed is the man whose strength is in thee; in whose heart are the ways of them. They go from strength to strength: every one of them in Zion appeareth before God. For a day in thy courts is better than a thousand. I had rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God, than to dwell in the tents of wickedness.


Neh. ix. 3. 4. And they stood up
in their place, and read in the book
of the law of the LORD their Goded
one fourth part of the day; and
another fourth part they con-
fessed, and worshipped the LORD
their God. Then stood up upon
the stairs, of the Levites, Jeshua,
and Bani, Kadmiel, Shebaniali,
Bunni, Sherebiah, Bani, and Che-
nani, and cried with a loud voice
unto the LORD their God.

Ps. xxvi, 8. LORD, I have loved
the habitation of thy house, and
the place where thine honour


Ps. xxvii, 4. 5. One thing have I desired of the LORD, that will I seek after; that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days the LORD, and to enquire in his of my life, to behold the beauty of temple. For in the time of trouble he shall hide me in his pavilion: in the secret of his tabernacle shall he hide me; he shall set me up upon a rock

Ps. xcii, 13. Those that be plantin the house of the LORD shall flourish in the courts of our God.

Ps. cxxii, 1, 9. I was glad when they said unto me, Let us go into the house of the LORD. Because of the house of the LORD our God I will seek thy good.

Jer. vii, 2. Stand in the gate of the LORD's house, and proclaim the word of the LORD, all ye of there this word, and say, Hear Judah, that enter in at these gates to worship the LORD.

Zeph. iii, 18. I will gather them that are sorrowful for the solemn assembly, who are of thee, to whom the reproach of it was a


Luke xxiv, 53. And were continually in the temple, praising and blessing God. Amen.

Acts xiii, 15. And after the reading of the Law and the Prophets, the rulers of the synagogue sent unto them, saying, Ye men and brethren, if ye have any word of exhortation for the people, say on.

Acts xviii, 19. And he came to Ephesus, and left them there: but he himself entered into the syna

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vant: and they beat him also, and
entreated him shamefully, and
sent him away empty. And again
he sent a third: and they wounded
him also, and cast him out.

it should bring forth grapes,
brought it forth wild grapes? And
now go to; I will tell you what I
will do to my vineyard: I will
take away the hedge thereof, and
it shall be eaten up; and break
down the wall thereof, and it shall
be trodden down: And I will lay
it waste: it shall not be pruned
nor digged; but there shall come
up briers and thorns: I will also
command the clouds that they
For the
rain no rain upon it.
vineyard of the LORD of hosts is
the house of Israel, and the men
of Judah his pleasant plant: and
he looked for judgment, but be-
hold oppression; for righteousness,
but behold a cry. Yea, ten acres
of vineyard shall yield one bath,
and the seed of an homer shall
yield an ephah.


VINEYARD. AN EARLY AND COMMON POSSESSION. Gen. ix, 20. And Noah began to be an husbandman, and he planted a vineyard.

Num. xvi, 14. Moreover thou hast not brought us into a land that floweth with milk and honey, or given us inheritance of fields and vineyards: wilt thou put out the eyes of these men? we will not come up.

1 Kings xxi, 1. And it came to pass after these things, that Naboth the Jezreelite had a vineyard, which was in Jezreel, hard by the palace of Ahab king of


2 Kings v, 26. And he said unto him, Went not mine heart with thee, when the man turned again from his chariot to meet thee? Is it a time to receive money, and to receive garments, and oliveyards, and vineyards, and sheep, and oxen, and men-servants, and maid-servants?

Cant. vil, 12. Let us get up early to the vineyards; let us see if the vine flourish, whether the tender grape appear, and the pomegranates bud forth; there will I give thee my loves.

Cant. viii, 11, 12. Solomon had a vineyard at Baal-hamon; he let out the vineyard unto keepers: every one for the fruit thereof

Eccles. ii, 4. I made me great works; I builded me houses: I planted me vineyards.

Jer. xxxi, 5. Thou shalt yet plant vines upon the mountains of Samaria: the planters shall plant, and shall eat them as common things.

Isa. v, 1--7, 10. Now will I sing to my well-beloved a song of my beloved touching his vineyard. My well-beloved hath a vineyard in a very fruitful hill: And he fenced it, and gathered out the stones thereof, and planted it with the choicest vine, and built a tower in the midst of it, and also made a wine-press therein: and he looked that it should bring forth grapes, and it brought forth wild grapes. And now, O inhabitants of Jerusalem, and men of Judah, judge, I pray you, betwixt me and my vineyard. What could have been done more to my vineyard, that I have not done in it? wherefore, when I looked that

Amos v. 11. . . . . . . Ye bave planted pleasant vineyards, but ye shall not drink wine of them.

Matth. xxi, 33, 35--41. Hear another parable: There was a certain householder, which planted a vineyard, and hedged it round about, and digged a wine-press in it, and built a tower, and let it out to husbandmen, and went into a far country. And the husbandmen took his servants, and beat one, and killed another, and


Gen. xl, 9, 10. And the chief butler told his dream to Joseph, and said to him, In my dream, behold, a vine was before me; And in the vine were three branches: and it was as though it budded, and her blossoms shot forth; and the clusters thereof brought forth ripe grapes.

Num. xiii, 23, 24. And they came unto the brook of Eshicol, and cut down from thence a branch with one cluster of grapes, and they bare it between two upon a staff; and they brought of the pomegranates, and of the figs. The place was called the brook Eshcol, because of the cluster of grapes which the children of Israel cut down from thence.


Therefore thus saith the Lord

was to bring a thousand pieces of stoned another. Again, he sent What is the vine tree more than My vineyard, which is other servants more than the first: any tree, or than a branch which mine, is before me: thou, O Solois among the trees of the forest? mon, must have a thousand, and GOD, As the vine-tree among the those that keep the fruit thereof trees of the forest, which I have given to the fire for fuel, so will I give the inhabitants of Jerusalem.

two hundred.

and they did unto them likewise.
But last of all he sent unto them
his son, saying, They will rever-
ence my son. But when the
husbandmen saw the son, they
said among themselves, This is
the heir: come, let us kill him,
and let us seize on his inheritance.
And they caught him, and cast
him out of the vineyard, and slew
him. When the lord therefore of
the vineyard cometh, what will
he do unto those husbandmen?
They say unto him, He will
miserably destroy those wicked
men, and will let out his vineyard
unto other husbandmen, which
shall render him the fruits in
their seasons.

Luke xx, 10--12. And at the season he sent a servant to the busbandmen, that they should give him of the fruit of the vineyard: but the husbandmen beat him, and sent him away empty. And again he sent another ser

1 Kings iv, 25. And Judah and Israel dwelt safely, every man under his vine and under his figtree, from Dan even to Beer-sheba, all the days of Solomon.

Çant. vi, 11. I went down into the garden of nuts to see the fruits of the valley, and to see whether the vine flourished, and the pomegranates budded.

Ezek. xv, 2, 6. Son of man

Hosea xiv, 7. They that dwell under his shadow shall return; they shall revive as the corn, and grow as the vine: the scent thereof shall be as the wine of Lebanon.

Gen. xlix, 11. Binding his foal unto the vine, and his ass's colt unto the choice vine; he washed his garments in wine, and his clothes in the blood of grapes.

Deut. xxxii, 32. For their vine is of the vine of Sodom, and of the fields of Gomorrah: their grapes are grapes of gall, their clusters are bitter.

Job xv, 33. He shall shake off his unripe grape as the vine, and

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Deut. xxii, 9. Thou shalt not Sow thy vineyard with divers seeds: lest the fruit of thy seed which thon hast sown, and the fruit of thy vineyard, be defiled.

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2 Kings xxv, 12. But the captain of the guard left of the poor of the land to be vine-dressers and husbandmen.

Ezek. xix, 10. Thy mother is like a vine in thy blood, planted by the waters: she was fruitful and full of branches by reason of nany waters.


Job xxiv, 10, 11. They ca 2 Chron. xxvi, 10. Also he built him to go naked without dottowers in the desert, and diggeding, and they take away the sizal many wells: for he had much from the hungry; Which makeu cattle, both in the low country, within their walls, and tread the and in the plains: husbandmen wine-presses, and suffer thirst. also, and vine-dressers in the mountains, and in Carmel: for he loved husbandry

Obad. 5. If thieves came to thee, if robbers by night, (how art thou cut off!) would they not have stolen till they had enough? if the grape- gatherers came to thee, would they not leave some grapes? Matth. xxi, 34. And when the time of the fruit drew near, he

sent his servants to the husbandmen, that they might receive the fruits of it.

Isa. lxi. 5. And strangers shall stand and feed your flocks, and the sons of the alien shall be your plowmen and your vine-dressers.

Isa. xvi, 9, 10. Therefore I v? bewail with the weeping of dur the vine of Sibmah; I will wid thee with my tears, Ollech and Elealeh; for the shouting fr thy summer fruits, eni t

harvest, is fallen. And gladne is taken away, and joy out of th plentiful field; and in the vite yards there shall be no singi neither shall there be shitting the treaders shall tread wine in their presses; I have mad PROTECTION OF VINE- their vintage shouting to case


Joel i, 11. Be ye ashamed, O ye husbandmen; howl, O ye vinedressers, for the wheat, and for the barley; because the harvest of the field is perished.

THE LAW OF PLANTING. Deut. xx, 6. And what man is he that hath planted a vineyard, and hath not yet eaten of it? let him also go and return unto his house, lest he die in the battle, and another man eat of it.

Mark xii, 1. And he began to speak unto them by parables. A certain man planted a vineyart and set an hedge about it. digged a place for the winetat and built a tower, and let it oth husbandmen, and went into a fr country.


Ps. 1xxx, 12. Why hast thou then broken down her hedges, so that all they which pass by the way do pluck her

Cant. 1, 6. Look not upon me, because I am black, because the sun hath looked upon me: my mother's children were angry with me; they made me the keeper of the vineyards; but mine own vineyard have I not kept.

Isa. xvi, 8. For the fields of Heshbon languish, and the vine of Sibmah: the lords of the heathen have broken down the principal plants thereof, they are come even unto Jazer, they wandered through the wilderness: her branches are stretched out, they are gone over the sea.

Is. xviii, 5, 6. For afore the harvest, when the bud is perfect, and the sour grape is ripening in the flower, he shall both cut off the sprigs with pruning-hooks, and take away and cut down the branches. They shall be left together unto the fowls of the mountains, and to the beasts of the earth: and the fowls shall summer upon them, and all the beasts of the earth shall winter

upon them

Isaiah xxiv, 7. The new wine
mourneth, the vine
eth, all the merry-hearted do

Nah. ii, 2. For the LORD hath turned away the excellency of Jacob, as the excellency of Israel: for the emptiers have emptied them out, and marred their vine¡ branches.

Isa. Ixiii, 2-5. Wherefore art thou red in thine apparel, and garments like him that treade in the wine-fat? I have trodiet the wine-press alone; and of de people there was none with be for I will tread them in anger, and trample them in fury; and their blood stall > sprinkled upon my garments, I will stain all my raiment fe the day of vengeance is in nin heart, and the year of my deemed is come. And I look and there was none to help wondered that there was. LODE W uphold: therefore mine on brought salvation unto me, Lá my fury, it upheld me.

Isa. xvii, 6. Yet gleaning gr shall be left in it, as the sha of an olive tree, two or three ber ries in the top of the upperes bough, four or five in the ot fruitful branches thereof, salth te LORD God of Israel.

Jer. vi, 9. Thus saith the Low of hosts. They shall thorechi glean the remnant of Israe vine: turn back thine hand grape-gatherer into the baskets

Jer. xlviii, 82, $3. O vine Sibmah, I will weep for thee sit the weeping of Jazer: thy pla languish-even to the sea of Jazer: the spe are gone over the sea, they real is fallen upon thy summer fra and upon thy viritage. And and gladness is taken from be plentiful field, and from the k of Moab; and I, have caused w to fail from the wine presses shall tread with shouting shouting shall be no shouting.

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