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
“Two resting-places, a little village in the tribe of Issachar,” “to the north of Jezreel and south of Mount Gilboa (Josh. 19:18),” where the Philistines encamped when they came against Saul (1 “Sam. 28:4), and where Elisha was hospitably entertained by a” rich woman of the place. On the sudden death of this woman’s son “she hastened to Carmel, 20 miles distant across the plain, to” “tell Elisha, and to bring him with her to Shunem. There, in the” “prophet’s chamber, the dead child lay; and Elisha entering it,” shut the door and prayed earnestly: and the boy was restored to life (2 Kings 4:8-37). This woman afterwards retired during the famine to the low land of the Philistines; and on returning a “few years afterwards, found her house and fields in the” “possession of a stranger. She appealed to the king at Samaria,” and had them in a somewhat remarkable manner restored to her (comp. 2 Kings 8:1-6).
Definition of Shunem: “their change; their sleep”
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