Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
That I may perform the oath which I have sworn unto your fathers, to give them a land flowing with milk and honey, as it is this day. Then answered I, and said, So be it, O LORD.
and said, “
By Myself I have sworn, declares the Lord, because you have done this thing and have not withheld your son, your only son,
Sojourn in this land and
I will be with you and bless you, for to you and to your descendants I will give all these lands, and I will establish the oath which I swore to your father Abraham.
The covenant which He made with Abraham,
oath to Isaac.
So be it
and the prophet Jeremiah said, “
Amen! May the Lord do so; may the Lord confirm your words which you have prophesied to bring back the vessels of the Lord’s house and all the exiles, from Babylon to this place.
‘Cursed is the man who makes
an idol or a molten image, an abomination to the Lord, the work of the hands of the craftsman, and sets it up in secret.’ And all the people shall answer and say, ‘Amen.’
‘And do not lead us into temptation, but [ deliver us from evil. For Yours is the kingdom and the power and the glory forever. Amen.’]
1 Corinthians 14:16
Otherwise if you bless
in the spirit only, how will the one who fills the place of the ungifted say the “Amen” at your giving of thanks, since he does not know what you are saying?