Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For what nation is there so great, who hath God so nigh unto them, as the LORD our God is in all things that we call upon him for?
Surely from the head of the rocks, do I see him, Yea, from the hills, do I observe him, - Lo! a people, who alone doth dwell, And among the nations, he doth not reckon himself.
2 Samuel 7:23
Who, then, is like thy people, like Israel, a nation alone in the earth? whom God went to redeem for himself as a people, so to make himself a name, and to do for you the great deed, fearful things also for thy land, to make way for thy people, whom thou hadst redeemed for thyself, out of Egypt, dealing with nations and their god's;
Because thou art precious in mine eyes, art honoured And, I, love thee, - And will give mankind, in thy stead, Yea, peoples, for thy life,
For who is there of all flesh, that ever heard the voice of a Living God speaking out of the midst of fire as we, and yet lived?
God - for us, is a refuge and strength, A help in distresses, soon found.
But, as for me, the drawing near of God, is my blessedness, - I have made, of My Lord Yahweh, my refuge, - That I may recount all thy works.
Near is Yahweh to all who call upon him, - to all them who call upon him in faithfulness.
Therefore hath he exalted a horn for his people, a praise for all his men of lovingkindness, for the sons of Israel - a people near him, Praise ye Yah!
Seek Yahweh while he may be found, - Call ye upon him while he is near:
That ye were, in that season, separate from Christ, alienated from the citizenship of Israel, and strangers from the covenants of promise, having no hope, and godless in the world;
Draw near unto God, and he will draw near unto you. Cleanse hands, sinners! Chasten hearts, double souls!