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Pf. xxvii. 14. Wait on the LORD : be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart : Wait, I say, on the LORD. Ver. 12. When
my father and my mother forsake me, then the LORD will take me up.
Ps. xxxvii. 24. Though he fall, he shall not be ut. terly cast down : For the LORD upholdeth him with his hand.
Ver. 39. The salvation of the righteous is of the LORD : He is their strength in the time of trouble..
Pl. xviii. 2. The LORD is my rock, and my fortress, and my, deliverer : My GOD, my strength, in: whom I will trust ; my buckler, and the horn of my salvation, and my high tower.
Pf. xlvi. 1. GOD is our refuge and strength, as very present help in trouble.
Ver. 2. Therefore will not we fear, though the earth be removed, and though the mountains be car. ried into the midst of the sea.
Ver. 3. Though the waters thereof roar, and be. troubled ; though the mountains shake with the swelling thereof, Selah.
PS. lv. 22. Caft thy burden, upon the LORD, and he shall sustain theç : He shall never suffer the righteous to be moved,
Pf. xxxi. 7. I will be glad and rejoice in thy mer. cy : For thou hast considered my trouble ; thou hast known my soul in adversities.
Exod. iii. 7. I have surely seen the affliction of my people which are in Egypt, and have heard their cry. by reason of their talk-masters : For I know their. forrows.
Pf. xli. Blessed is he that considereth the poor ; the LORD will deliver him in time of trouble.
PS. lxxi. 3. Thou hast given commandment to. save me, for thou art my rock and my fortress..
PS. cxii. 4. Unto the upright, there ariseth light in the darkness.
Pf. cxxxvi. 23. Who remembereth us in our low estate : For his mercy endureth for ever.
PS. cxxxviii. 7. Though I walk in the midst of: trouble, thou wilt revive me : Thou shalt stretch forth nine hand against the wrath of thine enemies, and thy right hand shall save me.
Pf. lxxiii. 26. My flesh and my heart faileth ; but GOD is the strength of my
heart. Pf. cxlv. 14. The LORD upholdeth all that fall, and raiseth
all that are bowed down. Isa. xxv. 4. Thou hast been a strength to the poor, a.strength to the needy in his distress, a refuge from the storm, a shadow from the heat, when the blast of the terrible ones is as a storm against the wall.
Ifa. xxvii. 8. In measure, when it shooteth forth, thou wilt debate with it: He stayeth his rough wind in the day of the east wind.
Job xxxiv. 23. He will not lay upon man more than is right, that he should enter into judgment with GOD.
Isa. 1. 10. Who is among you that feareth the LORD, that obeyeth the voice of his fervant, that walketh in darkness and hath no light, let him trust in the name of the LORD, and stay upon his GOD.
Lam. iii. 31. The LORD will not cast off for ever.
Wer. 32. But though he cause grief, yet will he have compassion, according to the multitude of his mercies.
Ver. 33. For he doth not afflict willingly, nor grieve the children of men.
Jer. xxx. 11. I am with thee, faith the LORD, to fave thee : I will correct thee in measure, and will not leave thee altogether unpunished.
Jer. xvi. 19. O LORD, my refuge and my fortress ; and my refuge in the day of my ami&tion.
Mic. vii. 8. Rejoice not against me, O mine enemy: When I fall, I shall arise ; when I fit in dark. ness, the LORD shall be a light unto me.
Ver. 9. I will bear the indignation of the LORD, because I have sinned against him, until he plead my cause, and execute judgment for me : He will bring me forth to the light, and I shall behold his righteousness..
Nah. i. 7. The LORD is good, a strong hold in the day of trouble, and he knoweth them that trust in him.
Mat. xi. 28. Come unto me, all ye that labour, and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.
John xvi. 33. These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace : In the world ye shall have tribulation; but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world.
2 Cor. i. 5. For as the sufferings of Christ abound in us, so our confolation also aboundeth by Christ.
2 Cor. iv. 8. We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed ; we are perplexed, but not in despair.
Ver. 9. Persecuted, but not forsaken ; cast down, but not destroyed.
II. Promises relating to SICKNESS, OLD AGE, &c.
Exod. xxiii. 25. Ye fall serve Of Deliverance the LORD your GOD, and I will from Sickness. take away fickness from the midst
of thee. Exod. xv. 26. If thou wilt diligently hearken to the voice of the LORD thy GOD, and wilt do that which is right in his fight, and wilt give ear to his commandments, and keep all his statutes ; I will put none of these diseases upon the which I have brought
upon the Egyptians ;. For I am the LORD that heal. eth thee.
Fob xxxiv. 24. He is gracious unto him, and faith, Deliver him from going down to the pit, I have found a ransom.
Ver. 25. His flesh shall be fresher than a child's :, He shall return to the days of his youth.
Ver. 26. He shall pray unto God, and he will be favourable unto him, and he shall see his face with joy :: For he will render unto man his righteousness.
Ver. 28. He will deliver his foul from going into the pit, and his life shall see the light.
Pf. xci. 3. Surely he shall deliver thee from the snare of the fowler, and from the noisome pestilence.
Ver. 5. Thou shalt not be afraid for the terror by. night, nor for the arrow that flieth by day.
Ver. 6. Nor for the pestilence that walketh in darkness ; nor for the destruction that wasteth at noonday.
Pf. ciïi. 3. Who forgiveth all thine iniquities ; who healeth all thy diseases.
Deut. vii. 15. The LORD will take away from thee all sickness, and will put none of the evil diseases of Egypt upon thee.
Jer. xxxiii. 6. Behold, I will bring health and cure ; and I will cure them, and will reveal unto them the abundance of peace and truth.
Ps. xli. 3. The LORD will Support under
strengthen him upon the bed of Sickness. languishing ; thou wilt make all his
bed in his sickness. Pf. cxvi. 6. The LORD preserveth the fimple ; I was brought low, and he helped me.
1 Tim. ii. 15. Notwithstanding, In Child-bear- she shall be saved in child bearing, ing if they continue in faith and charitya
and holiness with fobriety.
Deut. vii. 13. He will blefs the fruit of thy womb.
Gen. xlix. 25. Even by the GOD of thy father, , who shall help thee : and by the Almighty, who shall bless thee with blessings of heaven above, blessings of the deep that lieth under, bleflings of the breasts, and of the womb.
Pl. lxxi. 9. Caft me not off in the time In old Age of old age, forsake me not when my
Itrength faileth. 11. xlvi. 4. And even to your old age I am he, And even to hoary hairs will I carry you :
I have made, and I will bear : even I will carry and will
Prov. xvi. 31. The hoary head is a crown of glory, if it be found in the way of righteousness.
III. Of Deliverance from FAMINE and WANT.
Job v. 20. In famine he shall redeem thee from death. Ver. 22.
At destruction and famine thou shalt laugh.
Pf. xxxiii. 18. Behold the eye of the LORD is. upon them that fear him ; upon them that hope in
Ver. 19. To deliver their foul from death, and to keep them alive in famine.
Ps. xxxvii. 19. They shall not be ashamed of the evil time ; and in the days of famine they shall be fatisfied.
PA cxlvi. 7. Which giveth food to the hungry.
poor and needy seek water and there is none, and their tongue faileth for thirst ; I the LORD will hear them, I the GOD of Israel will not forsake them.
Ezek. xxxvi. 29. I will call for the corn, and will increase it, and lay no famine upon you. Ver. 30. And I will multiply the fruit of the tree,