And a certain ruler asked him, saying, Good Master, what shall I do to inherit eternal life? Luke 18:18. The young man who asked Jesus what he should do that he might have eternal life was answered: “Keep the commandments.”
There is an evil which I have seen under the sun, as an error which proceedeth from the ruler: folly is set in great dignity. Ecclesiastes 10:5, 6. In the days of King Josiah a strange appearance could be seen
God’s Choice, Not Man’s
And the Lord said unto Samuel, … fill thine horn with oil, and go, I will send thee to Jesse the Bethlehemite: for I have provided me a king among his sons. 1 Samuel 16:1. When the sacrifice was ended,
Hardening of the Heart
But the Lord hardened Pharaoh’s heart, so that he would not let the children of Israel go. Exodus 10:20. How does the Lord harden the hearts of men? In the same way in which the heart of Pharaoh was hardened.
Always the Same
Seest thou a man diligent in his business? he shall stand before kings; he shall not stand before mean men. Proverbs 22:29. From the dungeon Joseph was exalted to be ruler over all the land of Egypt. It was a