Thematic Bible: Great


Thematic Bible



I looked and there was a whirlwind coming from the north, a great cloud with fire flashing back and forth and brilliant light all around it. In the center of the fire, there was a gleam like amber.


As the sun was setting, a deep sleep fell on Abram, and suddenly great terror and darkness descended on him.




They will sing of the Lord’s ways,
for the Lord’s glory is great.


The temple that I am building will be great, for our God is greater than any of the gods.



How lovely and beautiful they will be!
Grain will make the young men flourish,
and new wine, the young women.

When they were in their kingdom,
with Your abundant goodness that You gave them,
and in the spacious and fertile land You set before them,
they would not serve You or turn from their wicked ways.




“For indeed, the day is coming, burning like a furnace, when all the arrogant and everyone who commits wickedness will become stubble. The coming day will consume them,” says the Lord of Hosts, “not leaving them root or branches.


and He has kept, with eternal chains in darkness for the judgment of the great day, the angels who did not keep their own position but deserted their proper dwelling.


because the great day of Their wrath has come! And who is able to stand?”




The Lord raises His voice
in the presence of His army.
His camp is very large;
Those who carry out His command are powerful.
Indeed, the Day of the Lord is terrible and dreadful
who can endure it?

The great Day of the Lord is near,
near and rapidly approaching.
Listen, the Day of the Lord
then the warrior’s cry is bitter.


Your territory will be from the wilderness and Lebanon to the great Euphrates River—all the land of the Hittites—and west to the Mediterranean Sea.

Next to the territory of Gad toward the south side, the border will run from Tamar to the waters of Meribath-kadesh, to the Brook of Egypt, and out to the Mediterranean Sea.

Fishermen will stand beside it from En-gedi to En-eglaim. These will become places where nets are spread out to dry. Their fish will consist of many different kinds, like the fish of the Mediterranean Sea.

Your western border will be the coastline of the Mediterranean Sea; this will be your western border.

When all the kings heard about Jericho and Ai, those who were west of the Jordan in the hill country, in the Judean foothills, and all along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea toward Lebanon—the Hittites, Amorites, Canaanites, Perizzites, Hivites, and Jebusites—

Now the western border was the coastline of the Mediterranean Sea.This was the boundary of the descendants of Judah around their clans.

See, I have allotted these remaining nations to you as an inheritance for your tribes, including all the nations I have destroyed, from the Jordan westward to the Mediterranean Sea.


But He would not let him; instead, He told him, “Go back home to your own people, and report to them how much the Lord has done for you and how He has had mercy on you.”


Jerusalem, Idumea, beyond the Jordan, and around Tyre and Sidon. The large crowd came to Him because they heard about everything He was doing.


He is your praise and He is your God, who has done for you these great and awesome works your eyes have seen.

Our mouths were filled with laughter then,
and our tongues with shouts of joy.
Then they said among the nations,
“The Lord has done great things for them.”


A gift opens doors for a man
and brings him before the great.


Don’t brag about yourself before the king,
and don’t stand in the place of the great;

So I became great and surpassed all who were before me in Jerusalem; my wisdom also remained with me.


Listen! I am telling you a mystery:We will not all fall asleep,
but we will all be changed,






You will be righteous, Lord,
even if I bring a case against You.
Yet, I wish to contend with You:
Why does the way of the wicked prosper?
Why do all the treacherous live at ease?






They were begging Him that they might only touch the tassel on His robe. And as many as touched it were made perfectly well.




Hearing this, Jesus was amazed and said to those following Him, “I assure you: I have not found anyone in Israel with so great a faith!


When He entered the house, the blind men approached Him, and Jesus said to them, “Do you believe that I can do this?”“Yes, Lord,” they answered Him.


As He was telling them these things, suddenly one of the leaders came and knelt down before Him, saying, “My daughter is near death, but come and lay Your hand on her, and she will live.”


So, departing quickly from the tomb with fear and great joy, they ran to tell His disciples the news.


When they saw the star, they were overjoyed beyond measure.


Right away a man with a serious skin disease came up and knelt before Him, saying, “Lord, if You are willing, You can make me clean.”


After worshiping Him, they returned to Jerusalem with great joy.


For she said, “If I can just touch His robes, I’ll be made well!”


But many of the older priests, Levites, and family leaders, who had seen the first temple, wept loudly when they saw the foundation of this house, but many others shouted joyfully.


When they had been sent on their way by the church, they passed through both Phoenicia and Samaria, explaining in detail the conversion of the Gentiles, and they created great joy among all the brothers.






“Many nations will pass by this city and ask one another, ‘Why did the Lord do such a thing to this great city?’



So there was great joy in that city.




They refused to listen
and did not remember Your wonders
You performed among them.
They became stiff-necked and appointed a leader
to return to their slavery in Egypt.
But You are a forgiving God,
gracious and compassionate,
slow to anger and rich in faithful love,
and You did not abandon them.


A gift opens doors for a man
and brings him before the great.


Don’t brag about yourself before the king,
and don’t stand in the place of the great;

So I became great and surpassed all who were before me in Jerusalem; my wisdom also remained with me.


The Lord is slow to anger and rich in faithful love, forgiving wrongdoing and rebellion. But He will not leave the guilty unpunished, bringing the consequences of the fathers’ wrongdoing on the children to the third and fourth generation.

“I deserted you for a brief moment,
but I will take you back with great compassion.


“Get up! Go to the great city of Nineveh and preach against it, because their wickedness has confronted Me.”

“Get up! Go to the great city of Nineveh and preach the message that I tell you.”





The Lord is slow to anger but great in power;
the Lord will never leave the guilty unpunished.
His path is in the whirlwind and storm,
and clouds are the dust beneath His feet.

Let the groans of the prisoners reach You;
according to Your great power,
preserve those condemned to die.


The Lord is slow to anger but great in power;
the Lord will never leave the guilty unpunished.
His path is in the whirlwind and storm,
and clouds are the dust beneath His feet.

Let the groans of the prisoners reach You;
according to Your great power,
preserve those condemned to die.


So all the men of Judah and Benjamin gathered in Jerusalem within the three days. On the twentieth day of the ninth month, all the people sat in the square at the house of God, trembling because of this matter and because of the heavy rain.


how will we escape if we neglect such a great salvation? It was first spoken by the Lord and was confirmed to us by those who heard Him.


Your territory will be from the wilderness and Lebanon to the great Euphrates River—all the land of the Hittites—and west to the Mediterranean Sea.

Next to the territory of Gad toward the south side, the border will run from Tamar to the waters of Meribath-kadesh, to the Brook of Egypt, and out to the Mediterranean Sea.

Fishermen will stand beside it from En-gedi to En-eglaim. These will become places where nets are spread out to dry. Their fish will consist of many different kinds, like the fish of the Mediterranean Sea.

Your western border will be the coastline of the Mediterranean Sea; this will be your western border.

When all the kings heard about Jericho and Ai, those who were west of the Jordan in the hill country, in the Judean foothills, and all along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea toward Lebanon—the Hittites, Amorites, Canaanites, Perizzites, Hivites, and Jebusites—

Now the western border was the coastline of the Mediterranean Sea.This was the boundary of the descendants of Judah around their clans.

See, I have allotted these remaining nations to you as an inheritance for your tribes, including all the nations I have destroyed, from the Jordan westward to the Mediterranean Sea.


For Your faithful love is as high as the heavens;
Your faithfulness reaches the clouds.


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