Happiness

-OF THE WICKED .Is limited to this life Psalm 17:14; Luke 16:25 .Is short Job 20:5 .Is

uncertain Luke 12:20 .Is vain Ecclesiastes 2:1; 7:6 .Is derived from Their wealth Job

21:13; Psalm 52:7 Their power Job 21:7; Psalm 37:35 Their worldly prosperity 37:3,

Psalm 17:14; 4, 7 .Gluttony Isaiah 22:13; Hab 1:16 .Drunkenness Isaiah 5:11; 56:12

.Vain pleasure Job 21:12; Isaiah 5:12 .Successful oppression Hab 1:15 .Marred by

jealousy Esther 5:13 .Often interrupted by judgments Numbers 1 1 :33; Job 15:21; Psalm

73:18-20; Jeremiah 25:10, 11 Leads to sorrow Proverbs 14:13 Leads to recklessness

Isaiah 22:12 .Sometimes a stumbling-block to saints Psalm 73:3, 16; Jeremiah 12:1; Hab

1:13 .Saints often permitted to seethe end of Psalm 73:17-20 Envy not Psalm 37:1 .Woe

against Amos 6:1; Luke 6:25 .Illustrated Psalm 37:35, 36; Luke 12:16-20; 16:19, 25

Exemplified .Israel Numbers 11:33 .Haman Esther 5:9-11 .Belshazzar Daniel 5:1 .Herod

Acts 12:21-23

-OF THE RIGHTEOUS Deuteronomy 33:29; Job 5:17-27; Psalm 36:8; 40:8; 63:5; 128:1,

2; 133:1; 144:15; 146:5; Proverbs 3:13-18; 14:21; 16:20; 28:14; 29:18; 3:12, Ecclesiastes

2:24-26; 13, 22; Isaiah 12:2, 3; Matthew 5:3-12; Romans 5:2; 2 Corinthians 12:10;

Philippians 4:7; 1 Peter 3:14; 4:12, 13

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