Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But God is the judge: he putteth down one, and setteth up another.
He raises up the poor out of the dust and lifts the destitute out of the dunghill;
1 Samuel 2:7
The LORD makes poor and makes rich; he brings low and lifts up.
1 Samuel 15:23
For rebellion is the sin of witchcraft, and to break the word of the Lord is iniquity and idolatry. Because thou hast rejected the word of the LORD, he has also rejected thee from being king.
1 Samuel 16:1
And the LORD said unto Samuel, How long wilt thou mourn for Saul, seeing I have rejected him from reigning over Israel? Fill thy horn with oil and go; I will send thee to Jesse of Bethlehem for I have provided me a king among his sons.
2 Samuel 3:17
And Abner had communication with the elders of Israel, saying, Ye sought for David in times past to be king over you;
2 Samuel 5:2
And even yesterday and the day before yesterday, when Saul was king over us, it was thou that didst lead out and bring in Israel; and the LORD said to thee, Thou shalt feed my people Israel, and thou shalt be prince over Israel.
2 Samuel 6:21
Then David said unto Michal, It was before the LORD, who chose me over thy father and over all his house to appoint me prince over the people of the LORD, over Israel; therefore, I will dance before the LORD.
and thou shalt command them to say unto their masters, Thus hath the LORD of the hosts, the God of Israel said; Thus shall ye say unto your masters:
He reveals that which is deep and hidden; he knows what is in darkness, and the light dwells with him.
O thou king, the most high God gave Nebuchadnezzar thy father the kingdom and the greatness and the glory and the magnificence:
He has put down the mighty from their thrones and exalted the humble.
Ye have not chosen me, but I have chosen you and ordained you, that ye should go and bring forth fruit, and that your fruit should remain; that whatever ye shall ask of the Father in my name, he may give it unto 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 pleased God, who separated me from my mother's womb and called me by his grace,