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Rebellion Against God


1. Forbidden. Nu 14:9; Jos 22:19.

2. Provokes God. Nu 16:30; Ne 9:26.

3. Provokes Christ. Ex 23:20,21; 1Co 10:9.

4. Vexes the Holy Spirit. Isa 63:10.

5. Exhibited in

a. Unbelief. De 9:23; Ps 106:24,25.

b. Rejecting his government. 1Sa 8:7; 15:23.

c. Revolting from him. Isa 1:5; 31:6.

d. Despising his law. Ne 9:26.

e. Despising his counsels. Ps 107:11.

f. Distrusting his power. Eze 17:15.

g. Murmuring against him. Nu 20:3,10.

h. Refusing to hearken to him. De 9:23; Eze 20:8; Zec 7:11.

i. Departing from him. Isa 59:13.

j. Rebellion against governors appointed by him. Jos 1:18.

k. Departing from his precepts. Da 9:5.

l. Departing from his instituted worship. Ex 32:8,9; Jos 22:16-19.

m. Sinning against light. Job 24:13; Joh 15:22; Ac 13:41.

n. Walking after our own thoughts. Isa 65:2.

6. Connected with

a. Stubbornness. De 31:27.

b. Injustice and corruption. Isa 1:23.

c. Contempt of God. Ps 107:11.

d. Man is prone to. De 31:27; Ro 7:14-18.

e. The heart is the seat of. Jer 5:23; Mt 15:18,19; Heb 3:12.

7. They who are guilty of

a. Aggravate their sin by. Job 34:27.

b. Practise hypocrisy to hide. Ho 7:14.

c. Persevere in. De 9:7,24.

d. Increase in, though chastised. Isa 1:5.

e. Warned not to exalt themselves. Ps 66:7.

f. Denounced. Isa 30:1.

g. Have God as their enemy. Isa 63:10.

h. Have God’s hand against them. 1Sa 12:15; Ps 106:26,27.

i. Impoverished for. Ps 68:6.

j. Brought low for. Ps 107:11,12.

k. Delivered into the hands of enemies on account of. Ne 9:26,27.

l. Cast out in their sins for. Ps 5:10.

m. Cast out of the church for. Eze 20:38.

n. Restored through Christ alone. Ps 68:18.

8. Heinousness of. 1Sa 15:23.

9. Guilt of

a. Aggravated by God’s fatherly care. Isa 1:2.

b. Aggravated by God’s unceasing invitations to return to him. Isa 65:2.

c. To be deprecated. Jos 22:29.

d. To be confessed. La 1:18,20; Da 9:5.

10. God alone can forgive. Da 9:9.

11. God is ready to forgive. Ne 9:17.

12. Religious instruction designed to prevent. Ps 78:5,8.

13. Promises to those who avoid. De 28:1-13; 1Sa 12:14.

14. Forgiven upon repentance. Ne 9:26,27.

15. Ministers

a. Cautioned against. Eze 2:8.

b. Sent to those guilty of. Eze 2:3-7; 3:4-9; Mr 12:4-8.

c. Should warn against. Nu 14:9.

d. Should testify against. Isa 30:8,9; Eze 17:12; 44:6.

e. Should remind their people of past. De 9:7; 31:27.

16. Punishment for. Le 26:14-39; 1Sa 12:15; Isa 1:20; Jer 4:16-18; Eze 20:8,38.

17. Punishment for teaching. Jer 28:16.

18. Ingratitude of-Illustrated. Isa 1:2,3.

19. Exemplified

a. Pharaoh. Ex 5:1,2.

b. Korah &c. Nu 16:11.

c. Moses and Aaron. Nu 20:12,24.

d. Israelites. De 9:23,24.

e. Saul. 1Sa 15:9,23.

f. Jeroboam. 1Ki 12:28-33.

g. Zedekiah. 2Ch 36:13.

h. Kingdom of Israel. Ho 7:14; 13:16.