Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But God is the judge: he putteth down one, and setteth up another.
He raiseth up the poor out of the dust, And lifteth up the needy from the dunghill;
1 Samuel 2:7
Jehovah maketh poor, and maketh rich: He bringeth low, he also lifteth up.
1 Samuel 15:23
For rebellion is as the sin of witchcraft, and stubbornness is as idolatry and teraphim. Because thou hast rejected the word of Jehovah, he hath also rejected thee from being king.
1 Samuel 16:1
And Jehovah said unto Samuel, How long wilt thou mourn for Saul, seeing I have rejected him from being king over Israel? fill thy horn with oil, and go: I will send thee to Jesse the Beth-lehemite; for I have provided me a king among his sons.
2 Samuel 3:17
And Abner had communication with the elders of Israel, saying, In times past ye sought for David to be king over you:
2 Samuel 5:2
In times past, when Saul was king over us, it was thou that leddest out and broughtest in Israel: and Jehovah said to thee, Thou shalt be shepherd of my people Israel, and thou shalt be prince over Israel.
2 Samuel 6:21
And David said unto Michal, It was before Jehovah, who chose me above thy father, and above all his house, to appoint me prince over the people of Jehovah, over Israel: therefore will I play before Jehovah.
and give them a charge unto their masters, saying, Thus saith Jehovah of hosts, the God of Israel, Thus shall ye say unto your masters:
he revealeth the deep and secret things; he knoweth what is in the darkness, and the light dwelleth with him.
O thou king, the Most High God gave Nebuchadnezzar thy father the kingdom, and greatness, and glory, and majesty:
He hath put down princes from their thrones, And hath exalted them of low degree.
Ye did not choose me, but I chose you, and appointed you, that ye should go and bear fruit, and that your fruit should abide: that whatsoever ye shall ask of the Father in my name, he may give it you.
For if the casting away of them is the reconciling of the world, what'shall the receiving of them be , but life from the dead?
But when it was the good pleasure of God, who separated me, even from my mother's womb, and called me through his grace,