Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
O LORD, I have heard thy speech, and was afraid: O LORD, revive thy work in the midst of the years, in the midst of the years make known; in wrath remember mercy.
I listened and my stomach churned; the sound made my lips quiver. My frame went limp, as if my bones were decaying, and I shook as I tried to walk. I long for the day of distress to come upon the people who attack us.
"Look at the nations and pay attention! You will be shocked and amazed! For I will do something in your lifetime that you will not believe even though you are forewarned.
Those of Pharaoh's servants who feared the word of the Lord hurried to bring their servants and livestock into the houses,
2 Chronicles 34:27
You displayed a sensitive spirit and humbled yourself before God when you heard his words concerning this place and its residents. You humbled yourself before me, tore your clothes and wept before me, and I have heard you,' says the Lord.
"Now a word was secretly brought to me, and my ear caught a whisper of it.
My body trembles because I fear you; I am afraid of your judgments.
My hand made them; that is how they came to be," says the Lord. I show special favor to the humble and contrite, who respect what I have to say.
The king sent Jehudi to get the scroll. He went and got it from the room of Elishama, the royal secretary. Then he himself read it to the king and all the officials who were standing around him.
So he approached the place where I was standing. As he came, I felt terrified and fell flat on the ground. Then he said to me, "Understand, son of man, that the vision pertains to the time of the end."
By faith Noah, when he was warned about things not yet seen, with reverent regard constructed an ark for the deliverance of his family. Through faith he condemned the world and became an heir of the righteousness that comes by faith.
In fact, the scene was so terrifying that Moses said, "I shudder with fear."
Who will not fear you, O Lord, and glorify your name, because you alone are holy? All nations will come and worship before you for your righteous acts have been revealed."
Who would have believed what we just heard? When was the Lord's power revealed through him?
But not all have obeyed the good news, for Isaiah says, "Lord, who has believed our report?"
"But now briefly we have received mercy from the Lord our God, in that he has left us a remnant and has given us a secure position in his holy place. Thus our God has enlightened our eyes and has given us a little relief in our time of servitude.
Will you not revive us once more? Then your people will rejoice in you!
Turn back toward us, O Lord! How long must this suffering last? Have pity on your servants!
Even when I must walk in the midst of danger, you revive me. You oppose my angry enemies, and your right hand delivers me.
Wake up! Wake up! Clothe yourself with strength, O arm of the Lord! Wake up as in former times, as in antiquity! Did you not smash the Proud One? Did you not wound the sea monster?
Look down from heaven and take notice, from your holy, majestic palace! Where are your zeal and power? Do not hold back your tender compassion!
If only you would tear apart the sky and come down! The mountains would tremble before you!
He will restore us in a very short time; he will heal us in a little while, so that we may live in his presence.
The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come so that they may have life, and may have it abundantly.
For I am sure of this very thing, that the one who began a good work in you will perfect it until the day of Christ Jesus.
This whole area will become a desolate wasteland. These nations will be subject to the king of Babylon for seventy years.'
In the thirty-seventh year of the exile of King Jehoiachin of Judah, on the twenty-fifth day of the twelfth month, Evil-Merodach, in the first year of his reign, pardoned King Jehoiachin of Judah and released him from prison.
in the first year of his reign I, Daniel, came to understand from the sacred books that, according to the word of the LORD disclosed to the prophet Jeremiah, the years for the fulfilling of the desolation of Jerusalem were seventy in number.
So now, leave me alone so that my anger can burn against them and I can destroy them, and I will make from you a great nation."
However, the whole community threatened to stone them. But the glory of the Lord appeared to all the Israelites at the tent of meeting.
Then Moses said to Aaron, "Take the censer, put burning coals from the altar in it, place incense on it, and go quickly into the assembly and make atonement for them, for wrath has gone out from the Lord -- the plague has begun!"
2 Samuel 24:10
David felt guilty after he had numbered the army. David said to the Lord, "I have sinned greatly by doing this! Now, O Lord, please remove the guilt of your servant, for I have acted very foolishly."
For the music director, to be accompanied by stringed instruments, according to the sheminith style; a psalm of David. Lord, do not rebuke me in your anger! Do not discipline me in your raging fury!
A psalm of David, written to get God's attention. O Lord, do not continue to rebuke me in your anger! Do not continue to punish me in your raging fury!
Yet he is compassionate. He forgives sin and does not destroy. He often holds back his anger, and does not stir up his fury.
Correct us, Lord, but only in due measure. Do not punish us in anger or you will reduce us to nothing.
"For the Lord says, 'Only when the seventy years of Babylonian rule are over will I again take up consideration for you. Then I will fulfill my gracious promise to you and restore you to your homeland.
Though he causes us grief, he then has compassion on us according to the abundance of his loyal kindness.
The angel of the Lord then asked, "Lord who rules over all, how long before you have compassion on Jerusalem and the other cities of Judah which you have been so angry with for these seventy years?"