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upon it, and covereth the bottom of 44: 24. I am the LORD that the sea.

maketh all things ; that stretcheth 38: 4. Where wast thou when I forth the heavens alone; that laid the foundations of the earth ? spreadeth abroad the earth by myDeclare, it'thou hast understanding. self; that frustrateth the tokens of Who hath laid the measures there- the liars, and maketh diviners mad; of, if thou knowest ? or who hath that turneth wise men backward, stretched the line upon it? Where- and maketh their knowledge foolupon are the foundations thereof ish; that confirmeth the word of fastened ?

his servant, and performeth the 40: 15. Behold now behemoth, counsel of his messengers ; that which I made with thee; he eat- saith to Jerusalem, Thou shalt be ineth grass as an ox. - 18. His bones habited; and to the cities of Judah, are us strong pieces of brass; his Ye shall be built; and I will raise bones are like bars of iron. He is up the decayed places thereof : that the chief of the ways of God: he saith to the deep, Be dry, and I will that made him can make his sword dry up thy rivers. to approach unto him.-9. Hast 50: 2. Is my hand shortened at thou an arm like God; canst thou all, that it cannot redeem ? or have thunder with a voice like him ? I no power to deliver ? Behold, at

my rebuke I dry up the sea; I make 1 Ps. 65: 5. By terrible things in the rivers a wilderness: their fish righteousness wilt thou answer us, stinketh, because there is no water, O God of our salvation ; who art and dieth for thirst. I clothe the the confidence of all the ends of the heavens with blackness, and I make earth, and of them that are afar off suckcloth their covering. upon the set: which by his strength setteth fast the mountains; being Jer. 10: 6. Forasmuch as there girded with power: which stilleth is none like unto thee, O LORD; thou the noise of ihe seas, the noise of art great, and thy name is great in their waves, and the tumult of the might. Who would not fear thee, O people. They also that dwell in King of nations?–10. But the LORD the uttermost parts are afraid at thy is the true God, he is the living tokens.

God, and an everlasting King : at 93: 1. The Lord reigneth, he is his wrath the earth shall tremble, clothed with majesty ; the Lord is and the nations shall not be able to clothed with strength, wherewith he abide his indignation. The gods hath girded himselt: the world also that have not inade the heavens and is established, that it cannot be the earth, even they shall perish moved. — 4. The Lord on high is from the earth, and from under mightier than the noise of many these heavens. He hath made the waters, yea, than the mighty waves earth by his power, he hath estabof the sea.

lished the world by his wisdom, 107: 23. They that go down to ani hath stretched out the heavens the sea in ships, that do business in by his discretion. When he uitergreat waters; these see the works eth his voice, there is a multitude of of the Lord, and his wonders in waters in the heavens, and he causthe deep. For he commandeth, eth the vapors to ascend from the and raiseth the stormy wind, which ends of the earth; he maketh lightlifteth up the waves thereof. — 29. nings with rain, and bringeth forth He maketh the storm a calın, so that the wind out of his treasures. the waves thereof are still.

14: 2.2. Are there any among the Isa. 26: 4. Trust ye in the vavities of the Gentiles that can LORD forever: for in the LORD cause rain ? Or can the heavens JEHOVAH is everlasting strength: give showers? Art not thou he, for he bringeth down them that O Lord our God? Therefore we dwell on high; the lofty city, he will wait upon thee: for thou hast layeth it low; he layeth it low, even made all these things. to the ground; he bringeth it even Dan. 3:16. Shadrach, Meshach, to the dust. The foot shall tread it and Abed-nego answered and said down, even the feet of the poor, and to the king, O Nebuchadnezzar, we the steps of the needy.

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this matter. If it be so, our God, because ye were more in number whom we serve is able to deliver than any people; for ye were the fewus from the burning fiery furnace, est of all people: but because the and he will deliver us out of thine LORD loved you, and because he hand, 0 king. - 23. And these three would keep the oath which he had men, Shadrach, Meshach, and sworn unto your fathers, hat the Abed-nego, fell down bound into Lord brought you out with a mighty the midst of the burning fiery fur- band, and redeemed you out of the

Then Nebuchadnezzar the house of bondmen, from the hand king was astonied, and rose up in of Pharaoh, king of Egypt. haste, and, spake, and said unto his 2 Chron. 20:6. O Lord God of counsellors, Did not we cast three our fathers, art not thou God in men bound into the midst of the heaven ? and rulest not thou over fire ? They answered and said unto all the kingdoins of the heathen ? the king, True, o king. He an- and in thine hand is there not power swered and said, Lo, I see four men and might, so that none is able to loose, walking in the midst of the withstand thee? fire, and they have no hurt; and ” KINGS 19 : 02. Whom hast the form of the fourth is like the thou reproached and blasphemed ? son of God. Then Nebuchadnez- and against whom hast thou exalted zar came near to the mouth of the thy voice, and lifted up thine eyes burning fiery furnace, and spake, on high? even against the Holy One and said, Shadrach, Meshach, and of Israel. By thy messengers thou Abed-nego, ye servants of the most hast reproached the Lord.-27. But high God, come forth, and come I know thy abode, and thy going hither. Then Shadrach, Meshach, out, and thy coming in, and thy and Abed-ueyo, came forth of the raye against me.

Because thy rage midst of the fire. And the princes, against me, and thy tumult is come governors, and captains, and the up into mine ears, therefore I will king's counsellors, being gathered put my hook in thy nose, and my together, saw these men, upon | bridle in thy lips, and I will turn whose bodies the fire had no power, 1 thee back by the way by which thou nor was an hair of their head singed, camest. neither were their coats changed, Job 12: 16. With him is strength nor the sinell of fire had passed on and wisdom: the deceived and the them. Then Nebuchadnezzar spake deceiver are his. He leadeth counand said, Blessed be the God of sellors away spoiled, and maketh Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed- the judges fools. He looseth the nego, – there is no other God that bond of kings, and girdeth their can deliver after this sort.

loins with a girdle. He leadeth Amos 5: 7. Ye, who turn judg- princes away spoiled, and, overment to wormwood, and leave off throweth the mighty. He removeth righteousness in the earth, seek him away the speech of the trusty, and that maketh the seven stars and taketh away the understanding of Orion, and turneth the shadow of the aged. He poureth contempt death into the morning, and maketh upon princes, and weakeneth the the day dark with night: that call- strength of the mighty. -- 23. He ineth for the waters of the sea, and creaseth the nations, and destroyeth poureth them out upon the face of them: he enlargeth the nations, and the earth: the Lord is his name. straiteneth them again.

Ps. 98: 9. For he cometh to judge the earth: with righteousness shall he judge the world, and the

people with equity. § 2.

99: 1. The Lord reigneth ; let the people tremble: he sitteth between the cherubims; let the earth

be moved. The LORD is great in 1. His control declared.

Zion; and he is high above all peo

ple. Let them praise thy, great Deut. 7:7. The Lord did not set and terrible name: for it is holy. his love upon you, nor choose you, I The king's strength also loveth

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judgment; thou dost establish equi- before thee, and make the crooked ty, thou executest judgment and places straight: I will break in righteousness in Jacob.

pieces the gates of brass, and cut 33: 10. The Lord bringeth the in sunder the bars of iron: and I counsel of the heathen to nought: will give thee the treasures of darkhe maketh the devices of the peo- | ness, and hidden riches of secret ple of none effect. The counsel places, that thou mayest know that of the Lord standeth forever, the I, the Lord, which call thee by thy thoughts of his heart to all genera- name, am the God of Israel. For tions. Blessed is the nation whose Jacob my servant's sake, and Israel God is the Lord; and the people mine elect, I have even called thee whom he hath chosen for his own by thy name: I have surnamed thee, inheritance. - 16. There is no king though thou hast not known me. — saved by the multitude of an bost; a 7. I form the light, and create mighty man is not delivered by darkness: I make peace, and create much strength. An horse is a vain evil: I the Lord do all these things. thing for safety: neither shall he Dropdown, ye heavens, from above, deliver any by his great strength.- and let the skies pour down right20. Our soul waiteih for the LORD ; eousness: let the earth open, and let he is our help and our shield. them bring forth salvation, and let

Jer. 10: 23. O Lord, I know righteousness spring up together; I that the way of man is not in hin- the Lord bave created it. Woe unto self: it is not in inan that walketh bimthat striveth with his Maker! Let to direct his steps.

the potsherd strive with the potPs. 75: 6. For promotion cometh sherds of the earth. Shall the clay neither from the east, nor from the say to him that fashioneth it, What west, nor from the south. But God makest thou ? or thy work, He is the Judge. He putteth down hath no hands? Woe unto him one, and setieth up another.

that saith unto his father, What 103: 19. The Lord hath pre- begettest thou ? or to the woman, pared his throne in the heavens ; . What hast thou brought forth ? and his kingdom ruleth over all. 46: 3. Hearken unto me, 0 house Bless the LORD, ye his angels, that of Jacob, and all the remnant of excel in strength, that do his com- the house of Israel, which are borne mandments, hearkening unto the by me froni the belly, which are carvoice of his word. Bless ye the ried from the womb: and even to LORD, all ye his hosts; ye ministers your old age I am he; and even to of his, that do his pleasure.

hoar hairs will I carry you : I have

made, and I will bear; even I will [ Pr. 21:1. The king's heart is in carry, and will deliver you. the hand of the Lord, as the rivers

48: 11. For mine own sake, even of water : he turneth it whitherso- for rnine own sake, will I do it: for ever he will.

how should my name be polluted ? Isa. 45: 13. I have raised him and I will not give my glory to up in righteousness, and I will din another. - 15. 1, even !, have sporect all his ways: he shall build my ken; yea, I have called him: I have city, and he shall let go my cap- brought him, and he shall make his tives, not for price nor reward, way prosperous Come ye near unto saith the LORD of hosts.

me, hear ye this; I have not spoken 44: 28. That saith of Cyrus, he is in secret from the beginning; from my shepherd, and shall perform all the time that it was, there am I. my pleasure : even saying to Jeru- 51: 12. I, even I, am he that salem, Thou shalt be built; and to comforteth you : who art thou, the temple, Thy foundation shall be that thou shouldest be afraid of a laid.

man that shall die, and of the son 45: 1. Thus saith the LORD to of man which shall be made as his anointed, to Cyrus, whose right grass ; and forgettest the LORD thy hand I have holden, to subdue na-Maker, that haih stretched forth the tions before him ; and I will loose heavens, and laid the foundations of the loins of kings, to open before the earth ; and hast feared continuhim the two-leaved gates; and the ally every day, because of the fury gates shall not be shut; I will go of the oppressor, as if he were

ready to destroy ? and where is the 7: 3. And I will harden Pharafury of the oppressor ?

oh's heart, and multiply my signs 51: 16. Behold, I have created and my wonders in the land of the smith that bloweth the coals in Egypt. But Pharoh shall not hearkthe fire, and that bringeth forth an en unto you that I may lay my hand instrument for his work; and I have upon Egypt, and bring forth mine created the waster to destroy. No armies, and my people the children weapon that is formed against thee of Israel, out of the land of Egypt shall prosper; and every tongue by great judgments. And the Egypthat shall rise against thee in judg- tians shall know that I am the LORD, ment thou shalt condemn. This is when I stretch forth mine hand the heritage of the servants of the upon Egypt, and bring out the chilLord, and their righteousness is of dren of Israel from among them. me, saith the Lord.

9: 12. And the Lord hardened Jer. 18: 6. O house of Israel, the heart of Pharaoh, and he hearkcannot I do with you as this potter? ened not unto them; as the LORD saith the Lord. Behold, as the had spoken unto Moses. And the clay is in the potter's hands, so ure LORD said unto Moses, Rise up ye in mine hand, 0 house of Is- early in the morning, and stand berael.

fore Pharaoh, and say unto him, Thus saith the LORD God of the Hebrews, Let my people go, that

they may serve me. For I will at II. Influences, by which he governs thine heart, and upon thy servants,

this time send all my plagues upon mind.

and upon thy people ; that thou

mayest know that there is none like 1. Providences.

mne in all the earth. For now I will

stretch out my hand, that I may Ex. 4: 21. And the Lord said smite thee and thy people with pesunto Moses, When thou goest to tilence; and thou shalt be cut off return into Egypt, see that thou do i froin the earth. And in very deed all those wonders before Pharaoh, for this cause have I raised thee up, which I have put in thine hand: but for to show in thee my power; and I will harden his heart, that he shall that my name may be declared not let the people go. And thou throughout all the earth. shalt say unto Pharaoh, Thus saith 13: 14. And it shall be, when thy the Lord, Israel is my son, even my son asketh thee in time to come, first-born: and I say unto thee, Let saying, What is this ? that thou my son go, that he may serve me: shalt say unto him, By strength of and if thou refuse to let him go, hand the Lord brought us out from behold, I will slay thy son, even thy Egypt, from the house of bondage: first-horn.

and it came to pass, when Pharaoh 6: 1. Then the LORD said unto would hardly let us go, that the Moses, Now shalt thou see what I Lord slew all the first-born in the will do to Pharaoh: for with a

land of Egypt, both the first-born of strong hand shall he let them go,

man, and the first-born of beast. and with a strong hand shall he Deut, 10: 14. Behold, the headrive them out of his land. - 6. ven and the heaven of heavens is Wherefore say unto the children of the Lord's thy God, the earth also, Israel, I am the LORD, and I will with all that therein is. Only the bring you out from under the bur- Lord had a delight in thy fathers dens of the Egyptians, and I will to love them, and he chose their rid you out of their bondage, and I seed after them, even you above all will redeem you with a stretched people, as it is this day, out arm, and with great judgments : and I will take you to me for a peo- | Josh. 11: 20. For it was of the ple, and I will be to you a God: and Lord to harden their hearts, that ye shall know that I am the LORD they should come against Israel in your God, which bringeth, you out battle, that he might destroy them from under the burdens of the utterly, and that they might have Egyptians,

no favor, but that he might destroy



them, as the LORD commanded man shall praise thee: the remainMoses.

der of wrath shalt thou restrain. 1 Sam. 14: 6. And Jonathan said Ex. 15: 1. I will sing unto the to the young man that bare bis ar- Lord, for he hath triumphed glomor, Come, and let us go over unto riously : the horse and his rider the garrison of these uncircum- hath he thrown into the sea. The cised: it may be that the LORD will Lord is my strength and song, and work for us:

for there is no re- he is become my salvation : - 3. straint to the LORD to save by many The Lord is a man of war : the or by few. - 12. And Jonathan Lord is his name. — 6. Thy right said unto his armor-bearer, Come hand, O LORD, is become glorious up after me: for the Lord hath de- in power : thy right hand, O LORD, livered them into the hand of Israel. hath dashed in pieces the enemy. And Jonathan climbed up upon his And in the greatness of thine exhands and upon his feet, and his cellency thou hast overthrown them armor-Learer after him: and they that rose up against thee: thou sentfell before Jonathan; and his arnior- est forth thy wrath, which consumed bearer slew after bim.

them as stubble. And with the 1 Kings 22: 20. And the LORD blast of thy nostrils the waters were said, Who shall persuade Ahab, that gathered together, the floods stood he may go up and fall at Ramoth- upright as an hear, and the depths gilead? And one said on this man- were congealed in the heart of the ner, and another said on that man)- The enemy said, I will pur

And there came forth a spirit, sue, I will overtake, I will divide and stood before the LORD, and the spoil; my lust shall be satisfied said, I will persuade him. And the upon them ; I will draw my sword, Lord said unto him, Wherewith ? my hand shall destroy them. Thou And he said, I will go forth, and I didst blow with thy wind, the sea will be a lying spirit in the mouth covered them : they sank as lead in of all his prophets. And he said, the mighty waters. Who is like Thou shalt persuade him, and pre- unto thee, O Lord, among the vail also: go forth, and do so. gods ? Who is like thee, glorious in

Ps. 66: 3. Say into God, How holiness, fearful in praises, doing terrible art thou in thy works! wonders ? — 16. Fear and dread Through the greatness of thy pow- shall fall upon them; by the greater shall thine enemies submit them- ness of thine arm they shall be as selves unto thee. All the earth still as a stone; till the people pass shall worship thee, and shall sing over, O Lord, till thy people pass unto thee; they shall sing to thy over, which thou hast purchased.

Selah. Come and see the 18. The Lord shall reign forever works of God: he is terrible in his and ever! doing toward the children of men. He turned the sea into dry land: 1 Deut. 10: 21. He is thy praise, they went through the flood on foot: and he is thy God, that hath done there did we rejoice in him. He for thee these great and terrible ruleth by his power forever; his things, which thine eyes have seen. eyes behold the nations: let not the Thy fathers went down into Egypt rebellious exalt themselves. Selah. | with three-score and ten persons ;

76: 5. The stout-hearteil are and now the LORD thy God hath spoiled, they have slept their sleep; made thee as the stars of heaven for and none of the men of might have multitude. found their hands. At thy rebuke, 11: 1. Therefore thou shalt love O God of Jacob, both the chariot the LORD thy God, and keep his and horse are cast into a dead sleep. charge, and his statutes, and his Thou, even thou, art to be feared: judgments, and his commandments, and who may stand in thy sight alway. And know ye this day: for when once thou art angry? Thou I speak not with your children didst cause judgment to be heard which have not known, and which from heaven; the earth feared, and have not seen the chastisement of was still, when God arose to judg- the LORD your God, his greatness, ment, to save all the meek of the his mighty band, and his stretchedBarth. Selab. Surely the wrath of 5 out arm, and his miracles, and his


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