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Highways


1. Roads for public use. Nu 20:19; De 2:27.

2. Called the king’s highway. Nu 20:17.

3. Marked out by heaps of stones. Jer 31:21.

4. Generally broad. Jdj 20:32,45; Mt 7:13.

5. Generally straight. 1Sa 6:12; Isa 40:3.

6. Made to all cities of refuge. De 19:2,3.

7. Often made in deserts. Isa 40:3.

8. Infested with

a. Serpents. Ge 49:17.

b. Wild beasts. 1Ki 13:24; Isa 35:9.

c. Robbers. Jer 3:2; Lu 10:30-33.

9. Beggars sat by sides of. Mt 20:30; Mr 10:46.

10. Often obstructed. Jer 18:15.

11. All obstructions removed from, before persons of distinction. Isa 40:3,4; Mt 3:3.

12. By-paths more secure in times of danger. Jdj 5:6.

13. Desolation of, threatened as a punishment. Le 26:22; Isa 33:8.

14. Illustrative

a. Of Christ. Joh 14:6.

b. Of the way of holiness. Isa 35:8.

c. Of facilities for the restoration of the Jews. Isa 11:16; 62:10.

d. (Made in the deserts,) of facilities for the spread of the gospel. Isa 40:3; 43:19.

e. (Narrow,) of the way of life. Mt 7:14.

f. (Broad,) of the way to destruction. Mt 7:13.