But the Spirit of the LORD departed from Saul, and an evil spirit from the LORD troubled him. And Saul’s servants said unto him, Behold now, an evil spirit from the LORD troubleth thee. Let our lord now command thy servants, which aye before thee, to seek out a man, who is a cunning player on an harp: and it shall come to pass, when the evil spirit from God is upon thee, that he shall play with his hand, and thou shalt be well.
After God had created the world and the creatures that dwell within it and “saw that it was good,” Genesis 1:25, we read next, Genesis 1:26, 27, “And God said, let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth and over every creeping thing that creepeth
The king said moreover to Shimei, Thou knowest all the wickedness which thine heart is privy to, that thou didst to David my father: therefore the LORD shall return thy wickedness upon thine own head; And king Solomon shall be blessed, and the throne of David shall be established before the LORD for ever. I Kings 2:44, 45
Now the days of David drew nigh that he should die; and he charged Solomon his son, saying, I go the way of all the earth: be thou strong therefore, and show thyself a man; And keep the charge of the LORD thy God, to walk in his ways, to keep his statutes, and his commandments, and his judgments, and his testimonies, as it is written in the law of Moses, that thou mayest prosper in all that thou doest, and whithersoever thou turnest thyself That the LORD may continue his Word, which he spake concerning me, saying, If thy...
In the night did God appear unto Solomon, and said unto him, Ask what I shall give thee. And Solomon said unto God. . . Give me now wisdom and knowledge, that I may go out and come in before this people: for who can judge this my people, that is so great?
A WORD OF INTRODUCTION Anyone who sat with any regularity under the preaching of the Reverend Herman Hoeksema knows that there were few subjects that gave to him greater satisfaction than the subject of the Covenant of Grace.
God is “The God of truth,” Isaiah 65:16. The word “truth” here is interesting; it is the Hebrew word “Amen” and indicates certainty. That is what truth is, it is that certainty which comes forth from the mind of the Triune God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit, united in thought and will together.
“In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth,” Genesis 1:1. We have here one of the deepest and most profound truths to be found anywhere. By it every being is affected.