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Life, Natural


1. God is the author of. Ge 2:7; Ac 17:28.

2. God preserves. Ps 36:6; 66:9.

3. Is in the hand of God. Job 12:10; Da 5:23.

4. Forfeited by sin. Ge 2:17; 3:17-19.

5. Of others, not to be taken away. Ex 20:13.

6. Described as

a. Vain. Ec 6:12.

b. Limited. Job 7:1; 14:5.

c. Short. Job 14:1; Ps 89:47.

d. Uncertain. Jas 4:13-15.

e. Full of trouble. Job 14:1.

7. God’s loving-kindness better than. Ps 63:3.

8. The value of. Job 2:4; Mt 6:25.

9. Preserved by discretion. Pr 13:3.

10. Sometimes prolonged, in answer to prayer. Isa 38:2-5; Jas 5:15.

11. Obedience to God, tends to prolong. De 30:20.

12. Obedience to parents, tends to prolong. Ex 20:12; Pr 4:10.

13. Cares and pleasures of, dangerous. Lu 8:14; 21:34; 2Ti 2:4.

14. Saints have true enjoyment of. Ps 128:2; 1Ti 4:8.

15. Of saints, specially protected by God. Job 2:6; Ac 18:10; 1Pe 3:13.

16. Of the wicked, not specially protected by God. Job 36:6; Ps 78:50.

17. The wicked have their portion of good, during. Ps 17:14; Lu 6:24; 16:25.

18. Should be spent in

a. The fear of God. 1Pe 1:17.

b. The service of God. Lu 1:75.

c. Living to God. Ro 14:8; Php 1:21.

d. Peace. Ro 12:18; 1Ti 2:2.

e. Doing good. Ec 3:12.

19. Should be taken all due care of. Mt 10:23; Ac 27:34.

20. Should be laid down, if necessary, for Christ. Mt 10:39; Lu 14:26; Ac 20:24.

21. Should be laid down, if necessary, for the brethren. Ro 16:4; 1Jo 3:16.

22. Be thankful for

a. The preservation of. Ps 103:4; Joh 2:6.

b. The supply of its wants. Ge 48:15.

23. The dissatisfied despise. Ec 2:17.

24. We know not what is good for us in. Ec 6:12.

25. Be not over-anxious to provide for its wants. Mt 6:25.

26. The enjoyment of, consists not in abundance of possessions. Lu 12:15.

27. Is compared to

a. An eagle hasting to the prey. Job 9:26.

b. A pilgrimage. Ge 47:9.

c. A tale told. Ps 90:9.

d. A swift post. Job 9:25.

e. A swift ship. Job 9:26.

f. A hand-breadth. Ps 39:5.

g. A shepherd’s tent removed. Isa 38:18.

h. A dream. Ps 73:20.

i. A sleep. Ps 90:5.

j. A vapour. Jas 4:14.

k. A shadow. Ec 6:12.

l. A thread cut by the weaver. Isa 38:12.

m. A weaver’s shuttle. Job 7:6.

n. A flower. Job 14:2.

o. Grass. 1Pe 1:24.

p. Water spilt on the ground. 2Sa 14:14.

q. Wind. Job 7:7.

28. Shortness of, should lead to spiritual improvement. De 32:29; Ps 90:12.

29. Sometimes judicially shortened. 1Sa 2:32,33; Job 36:14.

30. Miraculously restored by Christ. Mt 9:18,25; Lu 7:15,22; Joh 11:43.