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
“Embrace, the eighth of the twelve minor prophets. Of his personal history we have no reliable information. He was probably a member of the Levitical choir. He was contemporary with Jeremiah and Zephaniah.
“Were probably written about B.C. 650-627, or, as some think, a” “few years later. This book consists of three chapters, the” “contents of which are thus comprehensively described: “When the” prophet in spirit saw the formidable power of the Chaldeans “approaching and menacing his land, and saw the great evils they” “would cause in Judea, he bore his complaints and doubts before” “Jehovah, the just and the pure (1:2-17). And on this occasion” the future punishment of the Chaldeans was revealed to him (2). In the third chapter a presentiment of the destruction of his “country, in the inspired heart of the prophet, contends with his” “hope that the enemy would be chastised.” The third chapter is a” “sublime song dedicated “to the chief musician,” and therefore” intended apparently to be used in the worship of God. It is unequalled in majesty and splendour of language and imagery. “The passage in 2:4, “The just shall live by his faith,” is quoted by the apostle in Rom. 1:17. (Comp. Gal. 3:12; Heb. “10:37, 38.)”
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