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Reviling and Reproaching


1. Forbidden. 1Pe 3:9.

2. Of rulers specially forbidden. Ex 22:28; Ac 23:4,5.

3. The wicked utter, against

a. God. Ps 74:22; 79:12.

b. God, by opposing the poor. Pr 14:31.

c. Christ. Mt 27:39; Lu 7:34.

d. Saints. Ps 102:8; Zep 2:8.

e. Rulers. 2Pe 2:10,11; Jude 1:8,9.

4. Of Christ, predicted. Ps 69:9; Ro 15:3; Ps 89:51.

5. The conduct of Christ under. 1Pe 2:23.

6. Saints

a. Endure. 1Ti 4:10; Heb 10:33.

b. Endure for God’s sake. Ps 69:7.

c. Endure for Christ’s sake. Lu 6:22.

d. Should expect. Mt 10:25.

e. Should not fear. Isa 51:7.

f. Sometimes depressed by. Ps 42:10,11; 44:16; 69:20.

g. May take pleasure in. 2Co 12:10.

h. Supported under. 2Co 12:10.

i. Trust in God under. Ps 57:3; 119:42.

j. Pray under. 2Ki 19:4,16; Ps 89:50.

k. Return blessings for. 1Co 4:12; 1Pe 3:9.

7. Ministers should not fear. Eze 2:6.

8. Happiness of enduring, for Christ’s sake. 1Pe 4:14.

9. Blessedness of enduring, for Christ’s sake. Mt 5:11; Lu 6:22.

10. Excludes from heaven. 1Co 6:10.

11. Punishment for. Zep 2:8,9; Mt 5:22.

12. Exemplified

a. Joseph’s brethren. Ge 37:19.

b. Goliath. 1Sa 17:43.

c. Michal. 2Sa 6:20.

d. Shimei. 2Sa 16:7,8.

e. Sennacherib. Isa 37:17,23,24.

f. Moabites and Ammonites. Zep 2:8.

g. Pharisees. Mt 12:24.

h. Jews. Mt 27:39,40; Joh 8:48.

i. Malefactor. Lu 23:39.

j. Athenian philosophers. Ac 17:18.