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Seeking God


1. Commanded. Isa 55:6; Mt 7:7.

2. Includes seeking

a. His Name. Ps 83:16.

b. His word. Isa 34:16.

c. His face. Ps 27:8; 105:4.

d. His strength. 1Ch 16:11; Ps 105:4.

e. His commandments. 1Ch 28:8; Mal 2:7.

f. His precepts. Ps 119:45,94.

g. His kingdom. Mt 6:33; Lu 12:31.

h. His righteousness. Mt 6:33.

i. Christ. Mal 3:1; Lu 2:15,16.

j. Honour which comes from him. Joh 5:44.

k. Justification by Christ. Ga 2:16,17.

l. The city which God has prepared. Heb 11:10,16; 13:14.

3. By prayer. Job 8:5; Da 9:3.

4. In his house. De 12:5; Ps 27:4.

5. Should be

a. Immediate. Ho 10:12.

b. Evermore. Ps 105:4.

c. While he may be found. Isa 55:6.

d. With diligence. Heb 11:6.

e. With the heart. De 4:29; 1Ch 22:19.

f. In the day of trouble. Ps 77:2.

6. Ensures

a. His being found. De 4:29; 1Ch 28:9; Pr 8:17; Jer 29:13.

b. His favour. La 3:25.

c. His protection. Ezr 8:22.

d. His not forsaking us. Ps 9:10.

e. Life. Ps 69:32; Am 5:4,6.

f. Prosperity. Job 8:5,6; Ps 34:10.

g. Being heard of him. Ps 34:4.

h. Understanding all things. Pr 28:5.

i. Gifts of righteousness. Ho 10:12.

7. Imperative upon all. Isa 8:19.

8. Afflictions designed to lead to. Ps 78:33,34; Ho 5:15.

9. None, by nature, are found to be engaged in. Ps 14:2; Ro 3:11; Lu 12:23,30.

10. Saints

a. Specially exhorted to. Zep 2:3.

b. Desirous of. Job 5:8.

c. Purpose, in heart. Ps 27:8.

d. Prepare their hearts for. 2Ch 30:19.

e. Set their hearts to. 2Ch 11:16.

f. Engage in, with the whole heart. 2Ch 15:12; Ps 119:10.

g. Early in. Job 8:5; Ps 63:1; Isa 26:9.

h. Earnest in. Song 3:2,4.

i. Characterised by. Ps 24:6.

11. Is never in vain. Isa 45:19.

12. Blessedness of. Ps 119:2.

13. Leads to joy. Ps 70:4; 105:3.

14. Ends in praise. Ps 22:26.

15. Promise connected with. Ps 69:32.

16. Shall be rewarded. Heb 11:6.

17. The wicked

a. Are gone out of the way of. Ps 14:2,3; Ro 3:11,12.

b. Prepare not their hearts for. 2Ch 12:14.

c. Refuse, through pride. Ps 10:4.

d. Not led to, by affliction. Isa 9:13.

e. Sometimes pretend to. Ezr 4:2; Isa 58:2.

f. Rejected, when too late in. Pr 1:28.

18. They who neglect denounced. Isa 31:1.

19. Punishment of those who neglect. Zep 1:4-6.

20. Exemplified

a. Asa. 2Ch 14:7.

b. Jehoshaphat. 2Ch 17:3,4.

c. Uzziah. 2Ch 26:5.

d. Hezekiah. 2Ch 31:21.

e. Josiah. 2Ch 34:3.

f. Ezra. Ezr 7:10.

g. David. Ps 34:4.

h. Daniel. Da 9:3,4.