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acts, which he did in the midst of also confess unto thee that thine Egypt unto Pharaoh, the king of own right hand can save thee. E.ypt, and unto all his land ; and what he did unto the army of Egypt, Ps. 8:1. O LORD our Lord, unto their horses, and to their char- bow excellent is thy name in ni ints ; how he made the water of the the earth! who hast set thy glory Red sea to overflow them as they | above the heavens. Out of the pursued after you, and how the inouth of babes and sucklings hast Lord hath destroyed them unto this thou ordained strength, because of day; and what he did unto you in thine enemies; that thou mightest the wilderness, until ye came into still the enemy and the avenger. this place; and what he did unto 44: 1. We have heard with our Dathan and Abiram, the sons of ears, O God, our fathers have told Eliah, the son of Reuben : how the us, what work thou didst in their earth opened her mouth and swal- days, in the times of old. How lowed them up, and their house- thon diisi drive out the heathen holds, and their tents, and all the with thy hand, and plantedst them; substance that was in their posses- how thou lidst afflict the people, sion, in the midst of all Israel: but and cast them out.

For they got your eyes have seen all the great not the land in possession by their acts of the Lord which he did. own sword, neither did their own

JOB 5: 15. But he saveth the arm save them: but thy right hand, poor from the sword, from their and thine arm, and the light of thy mouth, and from the hand of the countenance, because thou hadst a mighty. So the poor hath hope, favor unto them. Thou art my and iniquity stoppeth her mouth. King, O God: command deliverBehold, happy is the man whom ances for Jacob. Through thee God correcteth : therefore despise will we push down our enemies: not thou the chastening of the Al- through thy name we will tread mighty: for he inaketh sore and them under that rise up against us. bindeth up: he woundeth, and his 47: 8. God reigoeth over the hands make whole. He shall de- heathen : Goi sitteih upon the liver thee in six troubles: yea, in throne of his holiness. The prinseven there shall no evil touch thee. ces of the people are gathered toIn famine he shall redeem thee from gether, even the people of the God death: and in war from the power of Abraham: for the shields of the of the sword. – 22. At destruction earth belong unto God: he is greatand famine thou shalt laugh: neith- ly exalted. er shalt thou be afraid of the beasts Amos 4:6. And I also have given of the earth. For thou shalt be in you cleanness of teeth in all your league with the stones of the field: cities, and want of bread in all your and the beasts of the field shall be places : yet have ye not returned at peace with thee. Thou shalt into me, saith the LORD. And also come to thy grave in a full age, I have with bolden the rain from like as a shock of corn cometh you, when there were yet three in his season. Lo this, we have months to the harvest: and I caused searched it, so it is ; bear it, and it to rain upon one city, and caused know thou it for thy good.

it not to rain upon another city; Ps. 34: 7. The angel of the Lord one piece was rained upon, and the encampeth round about them that piece whereupon it rained not withfear him, and delivereth them. - 15. ered. So two or three cities wanThe eyes of the LORD are upon the dered unto one city, to drink water; righteous, and his ears are open but they were not satisfied: yet havé unto their cry.

ye not returned unto me, saith the JOB 40: 11. Cast abroad the LORD. I have smitten you with rage of thy wrath: and behold every blasting and mildew : when your one that is proud, and abase him. gardens and your vineyards and Look on every one that is proud, your fig-trees and your olive-trees and bring bim low; and tread down increased, the palmer-worm dethe wicked in their place. Hide voured them : yet have ye not rethem in the dust together; and biod turned unto me, saith the LORD. I their faces in secret. Then will I have sent among you the pestilence

after the manner of Egypt: your save you from all your uncleanness; young men have I slain with the and I will call for ihe corn, and will sword, and bave taken away your increase it, and lay no famine upon horses; and I have made the stink you. And I will multiply the fruit of of your camps to come up unto the tree, and the increase of the field, your nostrils : yet have ye not re that ye shall receive no more returned unto me, saith the LORD. proach of famine among the heaI have overthrown some of you, as then. Then shall ye remember God overthrew Sodom and Gomor- your own evil ways, and your doings ral, and ye were as a firebrand that were not good, and shall loathe plucked out of the burning : yet yourselves in your own sight for have ye not returned unto me, saith your iniquiries and for your abomithe Lord. Therefore thus will I nations. Not for your sakes do I do unto thee, O Israel: and because this, saith the . Lord God, be it I will do this unto thee, prepare to known unto you : be ashanied and meet thy God, O Israel.

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house of Israel. — 36. Then the Ezek. 36:17. Son of man, when heathen that are left round about the house of Israel dwelt in their you shall know that I the LORD own land, they defiled it by their build the ruined pluces, and plant own way and by their doings. that that was desolate: I the LORD Wherefore I poured my fury upon have spoken it, and I will do it. them for the blood that they had Thus saith the LORD God; I will shed upon the land, and for their yet for this be inquired of by the idols wherewith they had polluted house of Israel, to do it for them ; it. And I scattered them among I will increase them with men like a the heathen, and they were dis- flock. persed through the countries : ac Ps. 34: 17. The righteous cry, cording to their way and according and the Lord heareth and deliverto their doings I judged them. --- 21. eth them out of their troubles. The But I had picy for mine holy name, Lord is nigh unto them that are of which the house of Israel had pro- a broken heart ; and saveth such as faned among the beathen, whither be of a contrite spirit. Many are they went. Therefore say unto the the afflictions of the righteous: but house of Israel, thus saith the Lord the Lord delivereth him out of God; I do not this for your sakes, them all. He keepeth all his bones: O house of Israel, but for mine holy not one of them is broken. The name's sake, which ye have pro- Lord redeemeth the soul of his faned among the heathen, whither servants: · and none of them that ye went.

And I will sanctify my trust in him shall be desolate. great name, which was profaned 46: 1. God is 'our refuge and among the heathen, which ye have strength, a very present help in profaned in the midst of them; and trouble. Therefore will not the heathen shall know that I um the fear, though the earth be removed, LORD, saith the Lord God, when and though the mountains be carI shall be sanctified in you before ried into the midst of the sea ;

For I will take you though the waters thereof roar and from among the heathen, and gath- be troubled, though the mountains er you out of all countries, and will shake with the swelling thereof. bring you into your own land. — 26. Selah. There is a river, the streams A new heart also will I give you, whereof shall make glad the city of and a new spirit will I put within God, the holy place of the tabernayou: and I will take away the stony cles of the Most High. God is in heart out of your Aesh, and I will the midst of her; she shall not be give you an heart of flesh. And I moved: God shall help her, and will put my spirit within you, and that right early. The heathen raged, cause you to walk in my statutes, the kingdoms were moved: be utand ye shall keep my judgments, tered his voice, the earth melted. and do them. And ye shall dwell | The Lord of hosts is with us ; the in the land that I gave to your fa- God of Jacob is our refuge. Selah. thers; and ye shall be my people, Come, behold the works of the and I will be your God. I will also Lord, what desolations he hath

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made in the earth. He maketh even his enemies to be at peace wars to cease unto the end of the with him. — 9. A man's heart deearth; he breaketh the bow, and viseth his way: but the Lord dicutteth the spear in sunder; he recteth his steps. burneth the chariot in the fire. Be Isa. 25:7. And he will destroy still, and know that I am God: I in this mountain the face of the covwill be exalted ainong the heathen, ering cast over all people, and the I will be exalted in the earth. The vail that is spread over all nations. Lord of hosts is with us; the God He will swallow up death in victoof Jacob is our refuge. Selah. ry; and the LORD God will wipe

a way tears from off all faces; and [ 62: 1. Truly my soul waiteth the rebuke of his people shall he upon God: from him cometh my take away from off all the earth: salvation. He only is my rock and for the Lord hath spoken it. And my salvation ; he is my defence; it shall be said in that day, Lo, this I shall not be greatly movedl. is our God; we have waited for

104: 4. Who maketh his angels him, and he will save us: this is the spirits; his ministers a flaming fire. LORD; we have waited for him, we

124:1. If'il had not been the Lord will be glad and rejoice in his salwho was on our side, now may Is- vation. rael say; if it had not been the Lord who was on our side, when men III. Striking cases of Divine protecrose up against us; then they bad

tion. swallowed us up quick, when their wrath was kindled against us: then Gen. 31: 5. But the God of my the waters had overwhelmed us, the father hath been with me. stream had gone over our soul: then know that with all my power I have the proud waters had gone over our served your father. And your fasoul. Blessed be the LORI), who ther hath deceived me, and changed hath not given us us a prey to their my wages ten times; but God sufferteeth. Our soul is escaped as a

ed him not to hurt me. If he said bird out of the snare of the fowlers: thus, the speckled shall be thy wathe snare is broken, and we are es ges; then all the cattle bare speckcaped. Our help is in the name of led: and if he said thus, the ringthe LORD, who made heaven and streaked shall be thy hire; then earth.

bare all the cattle rioy-streaked. 135: 5. For I know that the LORD Ex. 14: S. And the Lord baris great, and that our Lord is above dened the heart of Pharaoh, king of all gods. Whatsoever the LORD Egypt, and he pursued after the pleased, that did he in heaven, and children of Israel. - 10. And when in earth, in the seas, and all deep Pharaoh drew nigh, the children of places.

Israel lifted up their eyes, and, be127: 1. Except the Lord build hold, the Egyptians marched after the house, they labor in vain that them; and they were sore afraid: build it: except the Lord keep the and the children of Israel cried out city, the watchman waketh but in unto the Lord. And they said unto vain.

Moses, because there were no graves PR. 16:1. The preparations of in Egypt, hast thou taken us away the heart in man, and the answer of to die in the wilderness? wherefore the tongue, is from the Lord. All hast thou dealt thus with us, to carthe ways of a man are clean in his ry us forth out of Egypi? — 13. own eyes; but the LORD weigheth And Moses said unto the people, the spirits. Commit thy works un fear ye not, stand still, and see the to the Lord, and thy thoughts shall salvation of the Lord, which he he established. The LORD hath will show to you to-day: for the made all things for himself : yea, Egyptians whom ye have seen even the wicked for the day of evil. to-day, ye shall see them again Every one that is proud in heart is no more forever. The LORD shall an abomination to the Lord: though fight for you,

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And the LORD said unto unpunished. – 7. When a man's Moses, wherefore criest thou unto ways please the Lord, he maketh / me? speak unto the children of Is

rael, that they go forward: but lift to me with staves ? and the Philisthou up thy rod, and stretch out tine cursed David ly his gods, thine hind over the sea, and divide 45. Then said David to the Philisit: and the children of Israel shall tine, thou comest to me with a sword, go on dry ground through the midst and with a spear, and with a shield: ot'the seit. - --:21. And Moses stretch but I come to thee in the came of ed out his hand over the sea ; aud the Lord of hosts, the God of the the Lord caused the sea to go back armies of Israel, whom thou bast by a strong east wind :all that night, defied. This day will the Lord deand made the sea dry land, and the liver thee into mine hand; and I waters were divideil. And the child- will smite thee, and take thine head ren of Israel went into the midst of from thee; and I will give the carthe sea upon the dry ground: and casses of the host of the Philistines the waters were a wall unto them on this day unto the fowls of the air, their right hand, and on their lett. and to the wild beasts of the earth; And the Egyptians pursuell, and that all the earth may know that went in after them to the midst of there is a God in Israel. And all the sea, even all Pharaoh's horses, this assembly shall know that the his chariots, and his horsemen. Lord saveth not with swored aud 26. And the Lord said unto Moses, spear: for the battle is the LORD's, stretch out thine hand over the sea, and he will give you into our hands. that the waters mity come again upon 23: 26. And David inade haste the Egyptians, upon their chariots, to get away for fear of Saul; for and upon their hörsemei. And Mo- Saul and his mien compassed David ses stretched forth his hand over and bis men round about to take the sea, and the sea returned to his them. But there came a messenstrength when the morning appear- ger unto Saul, saying, haste thee, ed: and the Egyptians fled against and come; for the Philistines have it; and the LORD Overthrew the invaded the land. Eryptians in the midst of the sea. 24: 4. And the men of David And the waters returned, and cov said unto him, behold the day of ered the chariots, and the horse- which the Lord said unto thee, Bemen, and all the host of Pharaoh bold, I will deliver thine enemy into that came into the sea after them ; thine hand, that thou mayest do to there remained not so much as one him as seemeth good unto thee. of thein.

Then David arose, and cut off the

skirt of Saul's robe privily. – 7. i San. 17:38. And Saul armed But Saul rose up out of the cave, David with his armor, and he put and went on his way. Davil an helinet of brass upon his head ; also arose afierward, and went out also he arned him with a coat of of the cave, and cried after Saul, mail. And David girded his sword saying, my lord the king. — 11. See, upon his armor, and he assayed to yea, see the skirt of thy robe in my go ; for he had not proved it. And hand: for in that I cut off the skirt David said unto Saul, I cannot go of thyrobe, and killed thee not, with these ; for I have not proved know thou and see that there is neithen. And David put them off him. iher evil nor transgression in mine And he took his staff in his hand, band, and I have not sivned against and chose him five smooth stones thee; yet thou huntest my soul to out of the brook, and put them in a take it. The Lord judge beshepherd's bag which he had, even tween me and thee, and the LORD in a scrip; and his sling was in his avenge me of thee: but tnine hand hand: and he drew near to the Phil- shall not be upon thee. istine. And the Philistine came on 1 Kings 17: 1. And Elijah the and drew near into David ; and the Tishbite, who was of the inhabitants man that bare the shield went before of Gilead, said unto Ahab, As the him. And when the Philistine look- | Lord God of Israel liveth, before ed about, and saw David, he dis- whom I stand, there shall not be dained hiin: for he was but a youth, dew por rain these years, but acand ruddy, and of a fair counte- cording to my word. - 8. And nance. And the Philistine said unto the word of the LORD came unto David, am I a dog, that thou comest | him saying, arise, get thee to Zare

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phath, which belongeth to Zidon, | doors: but when we had opened, and dwell there : behold, I have we found no man within. Now, commanded a widow woman there when the high priest, and the capto sustain thee. So he arose and tain of the temple, and the chief went to Zarephath. And when he priests, heard these things, they came to the gate of the city, behold, doubted of them whereunto this the widow woman was there gath- would grow. Then came one and ering of sticks: and he called to her, told them, saying, behold, the men and said, fetch me, I pray thee, a whom ye put in prison are standing little water in a vessel, that I may in the temple, and teaching the peodrink. And as she was going to ple. Then went the captain with fetch it, he called to her, and said, the officers, and brought them withbring me, I pray thce, a morsel of out violence : for they feared the bread in thine hand. And she said, people, lest they should have been As the Lord thy God liveth, I have stoned. not a cake, but an handful of meal in a barrel, and a little oil in a cruse:

II. By his Spirit. and, behold, I am gathering two sticks, that I may go in and dress it Num. 11:25. And the Lord came for me and my son, that we may eat down in a cloud, and spake unto it, and die. And Elijah said unto him, and took of the spirit that was her, fear not; go and do as thou upon him, and gave it unto the seyhast said: but make me thereof a enty elders: and it came to pass, little cake first, and bring it unto that, when the spirit rested upon me, and after make for thee and for them, they prophesied, and did not thy son. For thus saith the Lord

But there remained two of God of Israel, the barrel of meal the men in the camp, the name of shall not waste, neither shall the the one was Eldad, and the name of cruse of oil fail, until the day that the other Medad : and the spirit the LORD sendeth rain upon the rested upon them; and they were earth. And she went and did ac of them that were written, but went cording to the saying of Elijah: and not out unto the tabernacle : and she, and he, and her house, did eat they prophesied in the camp. And many days. And the barrel of meal there ran a young man, and told wasted not, neither did the cruse of Moses, and said, Eldad and Medad oil fail.

do prophesy in the camp. And

Joshua, the son of Nun, the servant T Acts 5: 17. Then the high of Moses, one of his young men, anpriest rose up, and all they that swered and said, My lord Moses, were with him, (which is the seet

forbid them. And Moses said unto of the Sadducees,) and were filled him, enviest thou for my sake ? with indignation, and laid their would God that all the Lord's peohands on the Apostles, and put ple were prophets, and that the them in the common prison. But Lord would put his spirit upon the angel of the Lord by night open- them! ed the prison doors, and brought 1 Sam. 10:10. The spirit of the them forth, and said, go, stand and Lord came upon Saul, and he speak in the temple to the people prophesied. all the words of this life. And when NEH.9:30. Thou testifiedst against they heard that, they entered into them by thy spirit in the prophets. the temple early in the morning, Ezek. 11: 5. The spirit of the and taught. But the high priest Lord fell upon me, and said unto came, and they that were with him, me, speak, &c. and called the council together, and Joel 2: 28. I will pour out my all the senate of the children of Is-spirit upon all flesh, and your son's rael, and sent to the prison to have and your daughters shall prophesy, them brought. But when the offi- your old men shall dream dreams, cers came, and found them not in and your young men shall see vithe prison, they returned, and told, sions. And also upon the servants saying, the prison truly found we and the hand-maidens in those days shut with all safety, and the keeps will I pour out my spirit. ers standing without before the Micah 3:18. I am full of power

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