As for these four children, God gave them knowledge and skill in all learning and wisdom. Daniel 1:17. Daniel and his companions enjoyed the benefits of correct training and education in early life, but these advantages alone would not have
And who knoweth whether thou art come to the kingdom for such a time as this? Esther 4:14. A certain day was appointed on which the Jews were to be destroyed and their property confiscated. Little did the king realize
It is good that a man should both hope and quietly wait for the salvation of the Lord. Lamentations 3:26. Among those who had hoped for a permanent spiritual revival as the result of the reformation under Josiah was Jeremiah,
And Nathan said to David, Thou art the man. 2 Samuel 12:7. As time passed on, David’s sin toward Bathsheba became known, and suspicion was excited that he had planned the death of Uriah. The Lord was dishonored. He had
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.
I besought the Lord at that time, saying, … I pray thee, let me go over, and see the good land that is beyond Jordan, that goodly mountain, and Lebanon. But the Lord was wroth with me for your sakes,
Power Guaranteed As a prince hast thou power with God and with men, and hast prevailed. Genesis 32:28. Had not Jacob previously repented of his sin in obtaining the birthright by fraud, God could not have heard his prayer and