Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
O that thou hadst hearkened to my commandments! then had thy peace been as a river, and thy righteousness as the waves of the sea:
Oh that there were such a heart in them, that they would fear me, and keep all my commandments continually, that it might be well with them and with their sons for ever!
Oh that they had been wise! they would have understood this, They would have considered their latter end!
Oh that my people had hearkened unto me, that Israel had walked in my ways!
Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the city that kills the prophets and stones those that are sent unto her, how often would I have gathered thy children as a hen gathers her chickens under her wings, and ye would not!
And as he drew near, seeing the city, he wept over it,
until the Spirit be poured upon us from on high, and the wilderness become a fruitful field, and the fruitful field be counted for a forest.
For thus saith Jehovah: Behold, I will extend peace to her like a river, and the glory of the nations like an overflowing torrent; and ye shall suck, ye shall be carried upon the side, and be dandled upon the knees.
They shall be abundantly satisfied with the fatness of thy house; and thou wilt make them drink of the river of thy pleasures.
Great peace have they that love thy law, and nothing doth stumble them.
but let judgment roll down as waters, and righteousness as an ever-flowing stream.
for the kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Spirit.
And I will make thy seed as the dust of the earth, so that if any one can number the dust of the earth, thy seed also will be numbered.
If ye walk in my statutes, and observe my commandments and do them,
But he said, Yea rather, blessed are they who hear the word of God and keep it.