Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Nevertheless he left not himself without witness, in that he did good, and gave us rain from heaven, and fruitful seasons, filling our hearts with food and gladness.
To seek the Lord, if perchance indeed they have felt for him, and found, although not being far from each one of us:
To the overseer; chanting of David. The heavens recounting the glory of God, and the firmament announcing the work of his hands.
Wherefore that known of God is manifest in them; for God manifested to them.
O Jehovah, thy mercy is in the heavens; thy faithfulness even to the clouds.
To the overseer instruction to David: In the coming of Doeg the Edomite to Saul, and he will say to him, David came to the house of Ahimelech. Why wilt thou boast in evil, thou strong one? the mercy of God is all the day.
How thy works were multiplied. O Jehovah! in wisdom thou madest them all: the earth was filled with thy possessions.
Jehovah is good to all, and his mercies over all his works.
But love ye your enemies, and do good, and lend, hoping for nothing back; and your reward shall be much, and ye shall be sons of the Highest; for he is kind to the graceless and evil.
And I gave your rains in their times, and the land gave its produce, and the tree of the field shall give its fruit:
And I gave the rain of your land in its time, the early and the latter rain; and gather thy grain and thy new wine and thy new oil.
Jehovah will open to thee his good store, the heavens to give the rain of thy land in its time, and to bless all the doing of thy hand: and thou didst lend to many nations, and thou shalt not borrow.
1 Kings 18:1
And it will be many days, and the word of Jehovah was to Elijah in the third year, saying. Go, be seen to Ahab; and I will give rain upon the face of the earth.
He gave rain upon the face of the earth, and sent waters upon the out places:
For he will say to the snow, Be it on earth; and to the shower of rain, and to the shower of the rains of his strength.
To cause it to rain upon the earth, not a man; the wilderness not a man in it?
Thou reviewedst the earth, and thou wilt water it: thou wilt greatly enrich it; the stream of God being full of waters: thou wilt prepare their grain, for so thou wilt prepare it.
Thou wilt scatter a rain of abundance, O God, to thine inheritance, and being weary thou didst make it firm.
Strike up to Jehovah with praise; play upon the harp to our God:
And I will make it a desolation; it shall not be pruned and it shall not be dressed, and there came up sharp points and thorns: and upon the clouds I will command from raining rain upon it
And they said not in their heart, Now will we fear Jehovah our God, giving rain, and the early and latter rain in its time: the appointed sevenths of harvest he will watch for us
Is there among the vanities of the nations those causing ruin? and if the heavens will give showers? Art not thou he, Jehovah our God? And we will wait for thee: for thou didst make all these.
So that ye might be sons of your Father, which in the heavens: for he makes his sun rise upon evil and good, and rains on the just and unjust.
Elias was a man having similar feelings with us, and in prayer he prayed for it not to rain: and it rained not upon the earth for three years and six months.
Lest thou shalt eat and thou wert satisfied, and thou wilt build good houses and thou dwelt;
And they will take inaccessible cities, and a fat land, and they will inherit houses full of all good, and wells hewed out, vineyards and olive trees, and the tree of food for abundance: and they will eat and be filled, and be fat, and will live delicately in thy great goodness.
And behold, gladness and joy, killing cattle and slaughtering sheep, eating flesh, and drinking wine: eat and drink, for to-morrow we shall die.
1 Timothy 6:17
To the rich now in this life, proclaim not to be highminded, nor to be hoping upon the uncertainty of riches, but in the living God, offering us all things richly for profit;