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,
Thou shalt rise up before the hoary head, and honour the face of the old man, and fear thy God: I am the Lord. Leviticus 19:32. Elisha was a man of mild and kindly spirit; but that he could also
Rejoice, O young man, in thy youth; and let thy heart cheer thee in the days of thy youth, and walk in the ways of thine heart, and in the sight of thine eyes: but know thou, that for all
And Solomon the son of David was strengthened in his kingdom, and the Lord his God was with him, and magnified him exceedingly. 2 Chronicles 1:1. Not in the surpassing wisdom, the fabulous riches, the far-reaching power and fame that
And the child Samuel ministered unto the Lord before Eli. 1 Samuel 3:1. Young as he was when brought to minister in the tabernacle, Samuel had even then duties to perform in the service of God, according to his capacity.
His feet they hurt with fetters; he was laid in chains of iron: until the time that his word came to pass; the word of the Lord tried him. Psalm 105:18, 19, R.V. Joseph’s faithful integrity led to the loss
Now they desire a better country, that is, an heavenly: wherefore God is not ashamed to be called their God: for he hath prepared for them a city. Hebrews 11:16. When Lot entered Sodom he fully intended to keep himself