« First Fruits, The Fishes Flattery »

Fishes

Created by God — Ge 1:20,21; Ex 20:11.

Made for God’s glory — Job 12:8,9; Ps 69:34.

Inhabit

Seas. — Nu 11:22; Eze 47:10.

Rivers. — Ex 7:18; Eze 29:5.

Ponds. — Song 7:4; Isa 19:10.

Number and variety of — Ps 104:25.

Different in flesh from beasts & c — 1Co 15:39.

Cannot live without water — Isa 50:2.

Man given dominion over — Ge 1:26,28; Ps 8:8.

Man permitted to eat — Ge 9:2,3.

Used as food

By the Egyptians. — Nu 11:5.

By the Jews. — Mt 7:10.

Mode of cooking alluded to — Lu 24:42; Joh 21:9.

The people of Tyre traded in — Ne 13:16.

Sold near the fish gate at Jerusalem — 2Ch 33:14; Zep 1:10.

Distinction between clean and unclean — Le 11:9-12; De 14:9,10.

Mentioned in scripture

Leviathan. — Job 41:1; Ps 74:14.

Whale. — Ge 1:21; Mt 12:40.

Solomon wrote the history of — 1Ki 4:33.

No likeness of, to be made for worship — Ex 20:4; De 4:18.

Catching of, a trade — Mt 4:18; Lu 5:2.

Taken with

Nets. — Lu 5:4-6; Joh 21:6-8.

Hooks. — Am 4:2; Mt 17:27.

Spears. — Job 41:7.

Often suffered for man’s sin. — Ex 7:21; Eze 38:20.

Miracles connected with

Multiplying a few. — Mt 14:17-21; 15:34.

Immense draughts of. — Lu 5:6,9; Joh 21:6,11.

Procuring tribute money from. — Mt 17:27.

Dressed on the shore. — Joh 21:9.

Illustrative

Of the whole population of Egypt. — Eze 29:4,5.

Of the visible church. — Mt 13:48.

Of men ignorant of future events. — Ec 9:12.

Of those ensnared by the wicked. — Hab 1:14.

(Good,) of saints. — Mt 13:48,49.

(Bad,) of mere professors. — Mt 13:48,49.

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