Cowardice: General Scriptures Concerning
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Leviticus 26:36,37
And on them that are left alive of you I will send a faintness into their hearts in the lands of their enemies; and the sound of a shaken leaf shall chase them; and they shall flee, as fleeing from a sword; and they shall fall when none pursues.
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Deuteronomy 20:8
And the officers shall speak further to the people, and they shall say, What man is there that is fearful and fainthearted? let him go and return to his house, lest his brethren's heart faint as well as his heart.
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Deuteronomy 32:30
How should one chase a thousand, and two put ten thousand to flight, except their Rock had sold them, and the LORD had shut them up?
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Joshua 7:5
And the men of Ai smote of them about thirty and six men: for they chased them from before the gate even to Shebarim, and smote them in the going down: why the hearts of the people melted, and became as water.
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Joshua 23:10
One man of you shall chase a thousand: for the LORD your God, he it is that fights for you, as he has promised you.
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Judges 7:3
Now therefore go to, proclaim in the ears of the people, saying, Whoever is fearful and afraid, let him return and depart early from mount Gilead. And there returned of the people twenty and two thousand; and there remained ten thousand.
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Job 15:24
Trouble and anguish shall make him afraid; they shall prevail against him, as a king ready to the battle.
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Job 18:11
Terrors shall make him afraid on every side, and shall drive him to his feet.
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Proverbs 28:1
The wicked flee when no man pursues: but the righteous are bold as a lion.
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Proverbs 29:25
The fear of man brings a snare: but whoever puts his trust in the LORD shall be safe.
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Isaiah 51:12,13
I, even I, am he that comforts you: who are you, that you should be afraid of a man that shall die, and of the son of man which shall be made as grass;
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Galatians 6:12
As many as desire to make a fair show in the flesh, they constrain you to be circumcised; only lest they should suffer persecution for the cross of Christ.
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2 Timothy 4:16
At my first answer no man stood with me, but all men forsook me: I pray God that it may not be laid to their charge.
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Concerning Lowliness of Mind.
... the disciple"through a thing inspiring cowardice confidence and ... correct those who
use the Scriptures without reference ... using this is the general sense, has ...
/.../chrysostom/on the priesthood/concerning lowliness of mind.htm

On Charity
... from Pamphylia," " whether through sloth or cowardice, " "went not ... knowledge of the
Holy Scriptures, in which ... this seems to be the general sentiment, not ...
/.../wesley/sermons on several occasions/sermon 91 on charity.htm

Days of Preparation
... A general slain in battle is lost to his army, but ... As Paul searched the Scriptures,
he learned that throughout the ... To him it seemed an act of cowardice to flee ...
/.../white/the acts of the apostles/lesson 13 days of preparation.htm

The Resurrection of Lazarus
... for their own (though perhaps undiscerned) cowardice and unbelief? ... Oh that Christians
in general, Oh that ministers in ... The scriptures are silent concerning it. ...
/.../selected sermons of george whitefield/the resurrection of lazarus.htm

The Last Look at Life,
... But the Scriptures say also, Christ is become to us ... not stop short, my friends, at
the most general point of ... we have at any time, through the cowardice of the ...
/.../schleiermacher/selected sermons of schleiermacher/xiii the last look at.htm

Gregory of Nyssa: Dogmatic Treatises, Etc
... Chapter II.--His General Character as a Theologian. ... His charge of cowardice is baseless:
for Basil ... lack of understanding and knowledge in the Scriptures. ...
// of nyssa dogmatic treatises etc/

Luther Before the Diet.
... submit to the decision of a general council, but ... be required to decide according
to the Scriptures. ... and he feared being charged with cowardice in withdrawing ...
/.../the great controversy between christ and satan /8 luther before the diet.htm

Matt. xvii. 10
... neither the Scribes said this, nor the Scriptures; but because ... down, not for faith
but for cowardice did they ... and thee;" and seeing too in general how freely ...
/.../chrysostom/homilies on the gospel of saint matthew/homily lvii matt xvii 10.htm

Luther Before the Diet
... submit to the decision of a general council, but ... be required to decide according
to the Scriptures. ... and he feared being charged with cowardice in withdrawing ...
/.../white/the great controversy/chapter 8 luther before the.htm

The Doctrine of the Last Things.
... towards "the brethren," the other with general sins recorded ... in the teachings of
the Scriptures there can ... must be no consciousness of cowardice in proclaiming ...
/.../evans/the great doctrines of the bible/the doctrine of the last.htm

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