Who satisfies your mouth with good things… Psalm 103:5a Psalm 37: 3 declares: “Trust in the Lord, and do good; so shalt thou dwell in the land, and verily thou shalt be fed.” There, the
In the first half of Psalm 103:4, God redeems us. Then, with only the separation of the pause of a comma, in the second half of the same verse, He crowns us. In other words,
When I was a child, I spoke as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child; but when I became a man, I put away childish things. (1 Corinthians 13:11) What
“A cutting; separation; a gorge, a torrent-bed or winter-stream,” “a “brook,” in whose banks the prophet Elijah hid himself during” “the early part of the three years’ drought (1 Kings 17:3, 5). It” “has by some been identified as the Wady el-Kelt behind Jericho,” which is formed by the junction of many streams flowing from the mountains west of Jericho. It is dry in summer. Travellers have “described it as one of the wildest ravines of this wild region,” and peculiarly fitted to afford a secure asylum to the persecuted. But if the prophet’s interview with Ahab was in “Samaria, and he thence journeyed toward the east, it is probable” that he crossed Jordan and found refuge in some of the ravines “of Gilead. The “brook” is said to have been “before Jordan,” “which probably means that it opened toward that river, into” which it flowed. This description would apply to the east as well as to the west of Jordan. Thus Elijah’s hiding-place may “have been the Jermuk, in the territory of the half-tribe of” Manasseh.
Definition of Cherith: “cutting; piercing; slaying”
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