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
Jehovah is perfect. (1.) The youngest of Gideon’s seventy sons. He escaped when the rest were put to death by the order of “Abimelech (Judg. 9:5). When “the citizens of Shechem and the” “whole house of Millo” were gathered together “by the plain of” “the pillar” (i.e., the stone set up by Joshua, 24:26; comp. Gen.” “35:4) “that was in Shechem, to make Abimelech king,” from one of” the heights of Mount Gerizim he protested against their doing so “in the earliest parable, that of the bramble-king. His words” then spoken were prophetic. There came a recoil in the feelings “of the people toward Abimelech, and then a terrible revenge, in” which many were slain and the city of Shechem was destroyed by “Abimelech (Judg. 9:45). Having delivered his warning, Jotham” fled to Beer from the vengeance of Abimelech (9:7-21). “(2.) The son and successor of Uzziah on the throne of Judah. As during his last years Uzziah was excluded from public life on “account of his leprosy, his son, then twenty-five years of age,” administered for seven years the affairs of the kingdom in his “father’s stead (2 Chr. 26:21, 23; 27:1). After his father’s” “death he became sole monarch, and reigned for sixteen years” “(B.C. 759-743). He ruled in the fear of God, and his reign was” “prosperous. He was contemporary with the prophets Isaiah, Hosea,” “and Micah, by whose ministrations he profited. He was buried in” “the sepulchre of the kings, greatly lamented by the people (2” Kings 15:38; 2 Chr. 27:7-9).
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