Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Praise ye the LORD for the avenging of Israel, when the people willingly offered themselves.
For the avenging
For the avenging
Cry out, O nations, with his people, for he will avenge his servants' blood; he will take vengeance against his enemies, and make atonement for his land and people.
2 Samuel 22:47
The Lord is alive! My protector is praiseworthy! The God who delivers me is exalted as king!
The one true God completely vindicates me; he makes nations submit to me.
Mount Zion rejoices; the towns of Judah are happy, because of your acts of judgment.
O Lord, the God who avenges! O God who avenges, reveal your splendor!
Zion hears and rejoices, the towns of Judah are happy, because of your judgments, O Lord.
and tossed Pharaoh and his army into the Red Sea, for his loyal love endures,
May they praise God while they hold a two-edged sword in their hand,
Now I heard the angel of the waters saying: "You are just -- the one who is and who was, the Holy One -- because you have passed these judgments,
(Rejoice over her, O heaven, and you saints and apostles and prophets, for God has pronounced judgment against her on your behalf!)
because his judgments are true and just. For he has judged the great prostitute who corrupted the earth with her sexual immorality, and has avenged the blood of his servants poured out by her own hands!"
My heart went out to Israel's leaders, to the people who answered the call to war. Praise the Lord!
2 Chronicles 17:16
and Amasiah son of Zikri, who volunteered to serve the Lord, led 200,000 skilled warriors.
The people gave their blessing on all the men who volunteered to settle in Jerusalem.
Your people willingly follow you when you go into battle. On the holy hills at sunrise the dew of your youth belongs to you.
1 Corinthians 9:17
For if I do this voluntarily, I have a reward. But if I do it unwillingly, I am entrusted with a responsibility.
2 Corinthians 8:12
For if the eagerness is present, the gift itself is acceptable according to whatever one has, not according to what he does not have.
2 Corinthians 9:7
Each one of you should give just as he has decided in his heart, not reluctantly or under compulsion, because God loves a cheerful giver.
for the one bringing forth in you both the desire and the effort -- for the sake of his good pleasure -- is God.
However, without your consent I did not want to do anything, so that your good deed would not be out of compulsion, but from your own willingness.