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Moon, The


1. Created by God. Ge 1:14; Ps 8:3.

2. Made to glorify God. Ps 148:3.

3. Called the lesser light. Ge 1:16.

4. Described as

a. Fair. Song 6:10.

b. Bright. Job 31:26.

5. Has a glory of its own. 1Co 15:41.

6. Appointed

a. To divide day from night. Ge 1:14.

b. For signs and seasons. Ge 1:14; Ps 104:19.

c. For a light in the firmament. Ge 1:15.

d. To light the earth by night. Jer 31:35.

e. To rule the night. Ge 1:16; Ps 136:9.

f. By an ordinance for ever. Ps 72:5,7; 89:37; Jer 31:36.

g. For the benefit of all. De 4:19.

7. Influences vegetation. De 33:14.

8. First appearance of, a time of festivity. 1Sa 20:5,6; Ps 81:3.

9. Miracles connected with

a. Standing still in Ajalon. Jos 10:12,13.

b. Signs in, before the destruction of Jerusalem. Lu 21:25.

10. Lunacy attributed to the influence of. Ps 121:6; Mt 4:24.

11. Worshipped as the queen of heaven. Jer 7:18; 44:17-19,25.

12. Worshipping of

a. Forbidden to the Jews. De 4:19.

b. Condemned as atheism. Job 31:26,28.

c. To be punished with death. De 17:3-6.

d. Jews often guilty of. 2Ki 23:5; Jer 8:2.

e. Jews punished for. Jer 8:1-3.

13. Illustrative

a. Of glory of Christ in the Church. Isa 60:20.

b. Of fairness of the Church. Song 6:10.

c. Of changeableness of the world. Re 12:1.

d. (Becoming blood,) of judgments. Re 6:12.

e. (Withdrawing her light,) of deep calamities. Isa 13:10; Joe 2:10; 3:15; Mt 24:29.