1. The Exciter of Wrath. Sin. “Because of these things (sins) cometh the wrath of God” (Eph_5:6).

2. The Reason of Love. God’s love. “We love Him because He first loved us” (1Jn_4:19).

3. The Cause of Failure. Want of faith. “Because of unbelief” (Heb_3:19).

4. The Evidence of Life. Love to others. “Because we love the brethren” (1Jn_3:14).

5. The Secret of Preservation. Christ’s livingness. “Because I live, ye shall live also” (Joh_14:19).

6. The Power of Quickening. The Holy Spirit. “The Spirit is life because of righteousness” (Rom_8:10).

7. The Prompter of Kindness. Christ’s ownership. “Because ye belong to Christ” (Mar_9:41).