I pray thee, forgive the trespass of thine handmaid: for the Lord will certainly make my lord a sure house; because my lord fighteth the battles of the Lord, and evil hath not been found in thee all thy days.
And the king said, Thou shalt surely die, Ahimelech, thou, and all thy father’s house. 1 Samuel 22:16. Men cannot depart from the counsel of God and still retain that calmness and wisdom which will enable them to act with
The iniquity of Eli’s house shall not be purged with sacrifice nor offering for ever. 1 Samuel 3:14. Eli did not manage his household according to God’s rules for family government. He followed his own judgment…. Many are now making
In that day I will perform against Eli all things which I have spoken concerning his house: when I begin, I will also make an end. 1 Samuel 3:12. Eli had greatly erred in permitting his sons to minister in
I will judge his house for ever for the iniquity which he knoweth; because his sons made themselves vile, and he restrained them not. 1 Samuel 3:13. Eli was a good man, pure in morals; but he has too indulgent.
And Gideon made an ephod … which thing became a snare unto Gideon, and to his house. Judges 8:27. The people of Israel, in their gratitude at deliverance from the Midianites, proposed to Gideon that he should become their king,
And the Lord said unto Gideon, The people that are with thee are too many for me to give the Midianites into their hands, lest Israel vaunt themselves against me, saying, Mine own hand hath saved me. Judges 7:2. It