Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Were it not that I feared the wrath of the enemy, lest their adversaries should behave themselves strangely, and lest they should say, Our hand is high, and the LORD hath not done all this.
1 Samuel 12:22
For LORD will not forsake his people for his great name's sake, because it has pleased LORD to make you a people to himself.
But I know thy sitting down, and thy going out, and thy coming in, and thy raging against me.
And thou said, I shall be mistress forever, so that thou did not lay these things to thy heart, nor remembered the latter end of it.
Because they have forsaken me, and have estranged this place, and have burned incense in it to other gods that they knew not, they and their fathers and the kings of Judah, and have filled this place with the blood of innocents,
But the house of Israel rebelled against me in the wilderness. They did not walk in my statutes, and they rejected my ordinances, which if a man keeps, he shall live in them. And they greatly profaned my Sabbaths. Then I said I wou
So the [heavenly] agent who talked with me said to me, Cry thou, saying, Thus says LORD of hosts: I am jealous for Jerusalem and for Zion with a great jealousy.
Why should the Egyptians speak, saying, He brought them forth for evil, to kill them on the mountains, and to consume them from the face of the earth? Turn from thy fierce wrath, and relent of this evil against thy people.
Now if thou shall kill this people as one man, then the nations which have heard the fame of thee will speak, saying,
For the Canaanites and all the inhabitants of the land will hear of it, and will encompass us around, and cut off our name from the earth, and what will thou do for thy great name?
Not to us, O LORD, not to us, but to thy name give glory. For thy loving kindness, and for thy truth's sake.
Grant not, O LORD, the desires of the wicked man. Do not further his evil device. They exalt themselves. Selah.
For he says, Are not my rulers all of them kings?
Thus shall ye speak to Hezekiah king of Judah, saying, Let not thy God in whom thou trust deceive thee, saying, Jerusalem shall not be given into the hand of the king of Assyria.
The king spoke and said, Is not this great Babylon, which I have built for the royal dwelling-place by the might of my power and for the glory of my majesty?
Because LORD was not able to bring this people into the land which he swore to them, therefore he has slain them in the wilderness.
Go and cry to the gods which ye have chosen. Let them save you in the time of your distress.
Why should the nations say, Where is now their God?
But I had regard for my holy name, which the house of Israel had profaned among the nations where they went.