Thematic Bible: Great


Thematic Bible



I was amazed to see a wind storm blow in from the north, consisting of a massive cloud and fire that was flashing back and forth, surrounded by bright light. From deep within the cloud, something was shining that appeared to have a color like bronze that had been placed in fire until it glowed.


As the sun began to set, Abram was overcome with deep sleep, and suddenly a frightening and terrifying darkness descended on him.




They will sing about the ways of the LORD, for great is the glory of the LORD!


"The Temple that I'm building will be great, because the greatness of our God surpasses that of all gods.



For how great is his goodness, and how great is his beauty! Grain will make the young men thrive, and new wine the virgins.

But they in their kingdom in the midst of your great goodness that you gave them and in the large and fertile land that you provided them did not serve you or turn away from their evil deeds.




"The coming day is certainly going to burn like a furnace. All the arrogant and all who practice evil will be stubble the coming day will set them on fire," says the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, "so that it will leave them neither root nor branch.


He has also held in eternal chains those angels who did not keep their own position but abandoned their assigned place. They are held in deepest darkness for judgment on the great day.


For the great day of their wrath has come, and who is able to endure it?"

The sun will be given over to darkness, and the moon to blood, before the coming of the great and terrifying Day of the LORD.



The LORD will shout in the presence of his forces, because his encampment is very great; for powerful is he who carries out his message. Truly the Day of the LORD is great, and very terrifying. Who will be able to survive it?"

"The great Day of the LORD approaches How it comes, hurrying faster and faster! The sound of the Day of the LORD there includes the bitter cry of the mighty soldier.


Your territorial border will extend from the wilderness to the Lebanon Mountains, to the river that great River Euphrates all the land of the Hittites as far as the Mediterranean Sea where the sun sets.

Adjacent to the border of Gad to the south and extending toward the south, the border is to proceed from Tamar to the waters of Meribath-kadesh, then to the Wadi of Egypt, and from there to the Mediterranean Sea.

A day will come when fishermen will line its banks from En-gedi to En-eglaim there will be plenty of room to spread out nets. There will be all sorts of species of fish, as abundant as the fish that live in the Mediterranean Sea. There will be lots of them!

""The western border is to be the Mediterranean Sea. This is to be the western border.'"

Eventually all the kings who reigned in the hill country across the Jordan River and in the low-lying coastlands of the Mediterranean Sea facing Lebanon heard about this. So the Hittites, the Amorites, the Canaanites, the Perizzites, the Hivites, and the Jebusites

The western border was at the Mediterranean Sea coastline. This is the border that surrounded the territory of the descendants of Judah, according to their families.

Now look, I have allocated these nations that remain as an inheritance for your tribes, including all of the nations that I have eliminated, from the Jordan River to the Mediterranean Sea to the west.


But Jesus wouldn't let him. Instead, he told him, "Go home to your family, and tell them how much the Lord has done for you and how merciful he has been to you."


Jerusalem, Idumea, from across the Jordan, and from the region around Tyre and Sidon followed him. They came to him because they kept hearing about everything he was doing.


He is the one you are to praise, because he is, your God who carried out those great and awesome things for you that you witnessed.

Then our mouths were filled with laughter, and our tongues formed joyful shouts. Then it was said among the nations, "The LORD has done great things for them."


A person's gift opens doors for him, bringing him access to important people.


Don't magnify yourself in the presence of a king, and don't pretend to be in the company of famous men,

So I became great, greater than anyone who had lived before me in Jerusalem. Throughout all of this, I remained wise.


Let me tell you a secret. Not all of us will die, but all of us will be changed




By common confession, the secret of our godly worship is great: In flesh was he revealed to sight, kept righteous by the Spirit's might, adored by angels singing. To nations was he manifest, believing souls found peace and rest, our Lord in heaven reigning!


You are righteous, LORD, even when I bring a complaint to you. But I want to discuss justice with you. Why does the way of the wicked prosper, while all who are treacherous are at ease?






They kept begging him to let them touch just the tassel of his garment, and everyone who touched it was completely healed.




When Jesus heard this, he was amazed and told those who were following him, "I tell all of you with certainty, not even in Israel have I found this kind of faith!


When he had gone into the house, the blind men came to him. Jesus asked them, "Do you believe I can do this?" They told him, "Yes, Lord!"


While Jesus was telling them these things, an official came up and fell down before him. "My daughter has just died," he said. "But come and lay your hand on her, and she will live."


So they quickly left the tomb, terrified but also ecstatic, and ran to tell Jesus' disciples.


When they saw the star, they were ecstatic with joy.


Suddenly, a leper came up to him, fell down before him, and said, "Sir, if you want to, you can make me clean."


They worshipped him and returned to Jerusalem filled with great joy.


because she had been saying, "If I can just touch his robe, I will get well."


Now a number of the priests, the Levities, and the leading officials of the elders who were very elderly had seen the former Temple with their own eyes. When they observed the foundation of the Temple being laid, they wept with a loud voice, while the rest of them shouted for joy.


They were sent on their way by the church, and as they were going through Phoenicia and Samaria they told of the conversion of the gentiles and brought great joy to all the brothers.






"Many nations will pass by this city and say to one another, "Why did the LORD do this to this great city?'



As a result, there was great rejoicing in that city.




They would not listen, and did not remember the miracles you did among them. Instead, they became stubborn and appointed a leader to return them to their slavery. "But you are a God of forgiveness, gracious and compassionate, slow to anger, and rich in gracious love; therefore you did not abandon them.


A person's gift opens doors for him, bringing him access to important people.


Don't magnify yourself in the presence of a king, and don't pretend to be in the company of famous men,

So I became great, greater than anyone who had lived before me in Jerusalem. Throughout all of this, I remained wise.


"The LORD is slow to anger and abundant in faithful love, forgiving iniquity and transgression, but he won't acquit the guilty. He recalls the iniquity of fathers to the third and fourth generation.'

"For a brief moment I abandoned you; but I'll gather you with great compassion.


"Get up and go to Nineveh, that great city! Then cry out in protest against it, because their evil has come to my attention."

"Get up and go to Nineveh, that great city, and proclaim to it the message that I tell you."





The LORD is slow to anger and powerful, and he will never let the guilty go unpunished. The LORD's path is in the windstorm and hurricane; thunderclouds are dust beneath his feet.

Let the cries of the prisoners reach you. With the strength of your power, release those condemned to death.


The LORD is slow to anger and powerful, and he will never let the guilty go unpunished. The LORD's path is in the windstorm and hurricane; thunderclouds are dust beneath his feet.

Let the cries of the prisoners reach you. With the strength of your power, release those condemned to death.


Less than three days later, all of the men of Judah and Benjamin gathered together on the twentieth day of the ninth month. Everyone sat in the plaza of the Temple of God, trembling because of everything that was happening, and also because it was raining heavily.


how will we escape if we neglect a salvation as great as this? It was first proclaimed by the Lord himself, and then it was confirmed to us by those who heard him,


Your territorial border will extend from the wilderness to the Lebanon Mountains, to the river that great River Euphrates all the land of the Hittites as far as the Mediterranean Sea where the sun sets.

Adjacent to the border of Gad to the south and extending toward the south, the border is to proceed from Tamar to the waters of Meribath-kadesh, then to the Wadi of Egypt, and from there to the Mediterranean Sea.

A day will come when fishermen will line its banks from En-gedi to En-eglaim there will be plenty of room to spread out nets. There will be all sorts of species of fish, as abundant as the fish that live in the Mediterranean Sea. There will be lots of them!

""The western border is to be the Mediterranean Sea. This is to be the western border.'"

Eventually all the kings who reigned in the hill country across the Jordan River and in the low-lying coastlands of the Mediterranean Sea facing Lebanon heard about this. So the Hittites, the Amorites, the Canaanites, the Perizzites, the Hivites, and the Jebusites

The western border was at the Mediterranean Sea coastline. This is the border that surrounded the territory of the descendants of Judah, according to their families.

Now look, I have allocated these nations that remain as an inheritance for your tribes, including all of the nations that I have eliminated, from the Jordan River to the Mediterranean Sea to the west.


For your gracious love is great, extending even to the heavens, and your truth even to the skies.


International Standard Version Copyright © 1996-2008 by the ISV Foundation.