The Old Testament history; or, A connected view of God's dealings with his people before the coming of our Lord, by a country clergyman [R.A. Gordon].

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Page 53 - I said indeed that thy house, and the house of thy father, should walk before me for ever: but now the LORD saith, Be it far from me ; for them that honour me I will honour, and they that despise me shall be lightly esteemed.
Page 145 - And Samuel said to Saul, Why hast thou disquieted me, to bring me up ? And Saul answered, I am sore distressed} for the Philistines make war against me, and God is departed from me, and answereth me no more, neither by prophets, nor by dreams: therefore I have called thee, that thou mayest make known unto me what I shall do.
Page 240 - Give therefore thy servant an understanding heart to judge thy people, that I may discern between good and bad: for who is able to judge this thy so great a people ? And the speech pleased the Lord, that Solomon had asked this thing.
Page 102 - It repenteth me that I have set up Saul to be king : for he is turned back from following me, and hath not performed my commandments.
Page 103 - Samuel, Yea, I have obeyed the voice of the Lord, and have gone the way which the Lord sent me, and have brought Agag the king of Amalek, and have utterly destroyed the Amalekites.
Page 92 - When the men of Israel saw that they were in a strait, (for the people were distressed,) then the people did hide themselves in caves, and in thickets, and in rocks, and in high places, and in pits.
Page 109 - I have sinned: yet honour me now, I pray thee, before the elders of my people, and before Israel, and turn again with me, that I may worship the LORD thy God.
Page 179 - There were two men in one city; the one rich, and the other poor. The rich man had exceeding many flocks and herds : but the poor man had nothing, save one little ewe lamb, which he had bought and nourished up: and it grew up together with him, and with his children ; it did eat of his own meat, and drank of his own cup, and lay in his bosom and was unto him as a daughter.
Page 24 - Then the Angel of the Lord put forth the end of the staff that was in his hand, and touched the flesh and the unleavened cakes ; and THERE ROSE UP FIRE OUT OF THE ROCK, AND CONSUMED the flesh and the unleavened cakes. Then the Angel of the Lord departed out of his sight.
Page 118 - Thou comest to me with a sword, and with a spear, and with a shield : but I come to thee in the name of the LORD of hosts, the God of the armies of Israel, whom thou hast defied.

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