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counsellors away spoiled, and maketh tions of the earth? &c. Who hath the judges fools; he looseth the bonds laid the measures thereof? &c.- Job of kings, &c. he leadeth princes away xxxviii. the whole. Ps.civ. 2-5, &c. spoiled, and overthroweth the mighty, Who is able to stand before me? &c.-Job xii. 9-19, &c.
Who hath prevented me that I should Shall not his excellency make you repay? Whatsoeveris under the whole afraid? and his dread fall upon you ? heaven is mine.-Job.xli. 10, 11. Jer. -Job xiii. 11. Jer. v. 22. Job xxiii. xlix. 19. Ps. l. 9-12. 15.
The kings of the earth set themShall any teach God knowledge, selves, &c. He that sitteth in heaven seeing he judgeth those who are high? shall laugh: the Lord shall have them Job xxi. 22.
in derision. Then shall he speak He stretcheth out the north over unto them in his wrath, &c. *Yet the empty place, and hangeth the have I set my King. upon my holy earth upon nothing; he bindeth up hill of Sion.-Ps. ii. 1-6. the waters in his thick clouds, &c. . O Lord, our God, how excellent He hath compassed the waters with is thy name in all the earth! who bounds, until the day and night come hast set thy glory above the heavens. to an end. The pillars of heaven trem- Ps. viii. 1. 9. ble, and are astonished at his reproof. The Lord is in his holy temple: the He divideth the sea, &c. By his Spi- Lord's throne is in heaven.-Ps. xi. 4. rit he hath garnished the heavens, &c. The heavens declare the glory of Lo, these are parts of his ways: but God: the firmament sheweth his hanhow little a portion is heard of him? dy-work.-Ps. xix, 1. But the thunder of his power, who The kingdom is the Lord's : and can understand Job xxvi. 7–14. he is the Governor among the naPs. xix. 1-4, &c. Jer. v. 22. Ps. tions.-Ps. xxii. 28. xlvii. 2. 7. lxxiv. 12-14, &c. lxxvii. 17, 18. civ. Who is the King of Glory? The
Lord of hosts, he is the King of glory. i Destruction from God was a terror-Ps. xxiv. 10. to me: and by reason of his high- The voice of the Lord is
the ness, I could not endure.—Job xxxi. waters: the God of glory thundereth: 23. Isa. xiii. 3. xxviii. the whole. the Lord is upon many waters. The
God is greater than man: why dost voice of the Lord is powerful (or thou strive against him? for he giveth power); the voice of the Lord is full not account of any of his matters.- of majesty: the voice of the Lord Job xxxiii. 12, 13. ix. 12. Jer. xlix. breaketh the cedars, &c. The Lord 19. Job xxi. 22.
sitteth upon the flood: yea, the Lord When he gives quietness, who can sitteth King for ever.-Ps. xxix. 3make trouble? And when he hideth, 8. 10. who can behold him Job xxxiv. 29. By the word of the Lord were the
He thundereth with the voice of his heavens made, &c. He spake and it excellency, &c. God thundereth mar- was done: he commanded, and it vellously with his voice: great things stood fast. The Lord bringeth the doth he, which we cannot comprehend. counsel of the heathen to nought: For he saith to the snow, Be thou on he maketh the devices of the people the earth : likewise to the small rain, to be of none effect. The counsel &c. He sealeth up the hand of every of the Lord standeth for ever; the man, that all men may know his work, thoughts of his heart to all genera &c. With God is terrible majesty, tions.-Ps. xxxiii. 6-11. Isa. xiv. &c.—Job xxxvü: 4-9, &c. 22, 23. 27. Ps. civ. 2, &c. Zech. xii. I.
The Lord said unto Job, &c. Where Great is the Lord, and greatly to wast thou when I laid the founda- be praised.--Ps. xlviii. 1. 1. 11.
Verily, he is a God who judgeth on art great, and doest wondrous things : the earth.-Ps. lviii. 11.
thou art God alone.-Ps. lxxxvi. 8 Let them know that God ruleth –10. lxxxvii. 5. cxi. 2—4. 6, 7. in Jacob unto the ends of the earth. Who in the heaven can be compared Selah.-Ps. lix. 13. Isa. Ix, 16. Ps. unto the Lord ? who among the sons Wyü. 2. 7. Ixyi. 7.
of the mighty can be likened unto the He visiteth the earth, and water- Lord? God'is greatly to be feared, eth it, &c. enricheth it, &c. Thou &c. Who is a strong Lord, like unto preparest them corn, &c.-Ps. lxv. thee ?-Ps. lxxxix. 6–9. 11.
Thou turnest man to destruction; He that is our God, is the God of and sayest, Return, ye children of salvation; and unto God the Lord men.-Ps. xc. 3. Job ix. 13. belong the issues from death. To The Lord reigneth: he is clothed him who rideth upon the heaven of with majesty, &c. The Lord on high heavens, &c. His excellency is over is mightier than the noise of many Israel, and his strength is in the waters ; yea, than the mighty waves clouds. O God, thou art terrible out of the sea.-Ps. xciii. 1. 4. xcvii. l. of thy holy places, &c.—Ps. Ixviii. 20. xcix. 1. civ. 1, &c. cxlvi. 10. 33–35.
The Lord is a great God, and a Promotion cometh not from the great King above all gods : in his east, &c. but God, the Judge, he put- hand are the deep places of the earth, teth down one, and setteth up ano- &c.—Ps. xcv. 3—5. xcvi. 4, 5. xcvii. ther.-Ps. lxxv. 6, 7.
9. cxxxv. 5, &c. In Judah is God known: his name The Lord made the heavens : honour is great in Israel.
Thou art more and majesty are before him ; strength glorious and excellent than the moun- and beauty in his sanctuary.-Ps.xcvi. tains of prey. At thy rebuke, O God 5, 6. of Jacob, the chariot and horses are Fire goeth before him, and burneth cast into a deep sleep. Thou, thou up his enemies round about him, &c. art to be feared : and who may stand The hills melted like wax at the prein thy sight when once thou art angry? sence of the Lord, at the presence of He shall cut off the spirit of princes : the Lord of the whole earth.-Ps. he is terrible to the kings of the earth. xcvii. 345. cxiv. 7. Nahum i. 4, 5. -Ps. lxxvi. 1. 4. 6, 7. 12. Nahum i. Know ye that the Lord he is God : 5, 6.
he hath made us, and not we ourselves Who is so great a God as our God? (or his we are).-Ps. c. 3. Thou art the God that doest wonders, The Lord hath prepared his throne &c. The waters saw thee, O God; in the heavens, and his kingdom ruleth they were afraid : the depths also over all.-Ps. ciii. 19. were troubled, &c.-Ps. lxxvii. 13, The Lord is high above all nations, 14. 16. Job ix. 10.
his glory above the heavens: Who is God standeth in the congregation like unto the Lord our God, who of the mighty: he judgeth among the dwelleth on high? He raiseth the gods.-Ps. lxxxii. i.
poor out of the dust, &c. that he may That men may know that thou, set him with princes, &c. He maketh whose name alone is JEHOVAH, artthe barren woman to keep house, &c. the Most High over all the earth.- -Ps. cxiii. 4, 5.7-9. Ps. lxxxin. 18. xci. 1.
Our God is in the heaven's; he hath Among the gods, none are like unto done whatsoever he pleased. The thee, O Lord: neither are there any heavens, the heavens are the Lord's; works like unto thy works. All na- but the earth hath he given to the tions whom thou hast made shall come children of men.-Ps. cxv. 3. 16. and worship before thee, &c. For thou čxxxv. 6.
I will speak of the glorious honour the span, and comprehended the dust of thy majesty, and of thy wondrous of the earth in a measure, and works: and men shall speak of the weighed the mountains in scales, and might of thy terrible acts; and I will the hills in a balance. Who hath declare thy greatness. Thy kingdom directed the Spirit of the Lord, or, is an everlasting kingdom, and thy being his counsellor, hath taught dominion endureth throughout all ge- him? With whom took he counsel ? nerations.-Ps. cxlv. 5, 6. 13. &c. Behold, the nations are as a
Let them praise the name of the drop of a bucket, and are counted Lord, for his name alone is excellent, as the small dust of the balance: his glory is above the earth and heaven. behold, he taketh up the isles as -Ps. cxlviii. 13.
a very little thing. All nations beThe lot is cast into the lap, but fore him are as nothing; and they the whole disposing thereof is of the are counted to him less than nothing, Lord. Prov. xvi. 33.
and vanity. To whom then will ye There is no wisdom, nor undere liken God? or what likeness will standing, nor .counsel against the ye compare unto him? He who Lord.-Prov. xxi. 30.
sitteth upon the circle of the earth, · The building of Babel.-Gen. xi. &c. that bringeth the princes to no
Joseph's dream brought to pass thing, &c. To whom then will ye liken Gen. xxxvii-xlviii.
me, or shall I be equal, saith the I know that whatsoever God doeth, Holy One? Lift up your eyes on it shall be for ever; nothing can be high, and behold who hath created put to it; nor any thing taken from it: these things.- Isa. xl. 10. 12—15. and God doth it, that men should fear 17, 18. 22, 23. 25, 26. xlii. 5. xlvi. before him.-Eccles. iii. 14,
5. 9, 10. Jer. v. 22.' Job ix. 7-9. And they shall go into the holes Yea, before the day was, I am he; of the rocks, and into the caves of the and there is none that can deliver out earth, for fear of the Lord, and for of my hand: I will work, and who the glory of his majesty, when he shall let it? I am the Lord, your Holy ariseth to shake terribly the earth. One, the Creator of Israel, your King, Isa. ii. 10. 19.21. Job xxxvii. 22, 23. &c. who maketh a way in the sea,
Holy, holy, holy is the Lord of and a path in the mighty waters, &c. hosts; the whole earth is full of thy. I have given Jacob to the curse, and glory. Woe is me, &c. I have seen Israel to reproaches.—Isa. xliii. 13. the king, the Lord of hosts !-Isa. 15, 16. 28. vi. 3. 5.
I am the Lord, who maketh all Great is the Holy One of Israel, things, who stretcheth forth the heain the midst of thee.--Isa. xii. 6. vens alone, who spreadeth abroad the Rev. xix. 17.
earth by myself; who frustrateth the The Lord of hosts hath purposed, tokens of the liars, and maketh diand who shall disannul? and his hand viners mad; who turneth wise men is bretched out, who shall turn it backward, and maketh their knowback de Isa. xiv. 27.
ledge foolish; who saith to the deep, · Let favour beshewed to the wicked, Be dry: and I will dry up thy rivers. yet will he not, &c. Behold the ma- Isa. xliv. 24, 25. 27. Rev. x. 6. jesty of the Lord. Isa. xxvi. 10. xiv. 7.
The Lord of hosts, wonderful in I form light, and create darkness : counsel, and excellent in working. I make peace, and create evil : I the +Isa. *xviii, 29.
Lord do all these things. Woe unto The Lord God, &c. who hath mea- him who striveth with his Maker : sured the waters in the hollow of Let the potsherd strive with the potshis hand, and meted out heaver with herds of the earth, &c. I have made
the earth and created man upon it: my hand, O house of Israel. At what I, even my hands, have stretched out instant I shall speak concerning a the heavens, &c. Unto me every nation and concerning a kingdom, to knee shall bow ; every tongue shall pluck up, and to pull down, and to swear.—Isa. xlv. 7. 9. 12. 18. 23. destroy, &c.Jer. xviii. 6-9.
To whom will ye liken me, &c. I Thus saith the Lord of hosts, &c. am God, my counsel shall stand, and I have made the earth, the man and I will do all my pleasure.—Isa. xlvi. the beast that are upon the ground, 5. 9, 10.
by my great power, and by my outBehold, at my rebuke I dry up the stretched arm; and have given it onto sea, &c. I clothe the heavens with whom it seemeth meet unto me: and blackness, &c.—Isa. 1. 2, 3. Nahum now have I given all these lands into i. 4.
the hand of Nebuchadnezzar, & My word shall accomplish that Jer. xxvii. 4, &c. xxxii. 17. which I please, and it shall prosper. The great, the mighty God, the - Isa, lv. 11.
Lord of hosts is his name; great in Thus saith the high and lofty One, counsel, and mighty in works, &c. I who inhabiteth eternity, whose name the Lord the God of all fesh: is any is Holy; I dwell in the high and thing too hard for me Jer. xxxij. holy place, &c.—Isa. lvii. 15. 18, 19. 27.
Thus saith the Lord, The heaven is Who is like me? Who will appoint my throne, and the earth my foot- me the time (or convince me in stool : where is the house that ye judgment)? Who is that shepherd? build unto me? and where is the place and who will stand before me Jer. of my rest? For all those things hath 1. 44. mine hand made, &c.—Isa. lxvi. 1, 2. Behold, all souls are mine; as the 2 Chron. ii. 6. vi. 18.
soul of the father, so also the soul of Hath a nation changed their gods, the son is mine.Ezek. xviii. 4. Ps. which are yet no gods ? but my peo- xxiv. 1. ple have changed their glory, &c.- Behold, the glory of the God of IsJer. ii. 11.
rael, &c. And his voice was like a The Lord our God, who giveth rain, noise of many waters, and the earth both the former and the latter, in shined with his glory, &c. The glory his season; he reserveth unto us the of the Lord filled the house.Ezek. appointed weeks of the harvest.-Jer. xliii. 2. 4, 5. viii. 4. ix. 3. :, V. 24.
Wisdom and might are his; he There is none like unto thee, O changeth the times and the seasons ; Lord; thou art great, and thy name he removeth kings, and setteth up is great in might. Who would not kings, &c. The God of heaven hath fear thee, O King of nations? For given thee, a kingdom, power, and to thee doth it appertain; forasmuch strength, and glory, &c. And in the as among all the wise men of the na- days of these kings shall the God of tions, and in all their kingdoms, are heaven set up a kingdom, which shall none like unto thee. At his wrath never be destroyed, &c. He is a God the earth shall tremble, and the 'na- of gods, and Lord of kings.-Dan. ii. tions, &c. He hath made the earth 20, 21. 37. 44. 47. by his power, &c. The portion of Ye servants of the most high God, Jacob is not like them: for he is the come forth, &c.-Dan. iii. 26. Marke former of all things.-Jer. X. 6; 7. v. 7. Luke i. 32. 35.76. 10. 12. 16. li. 15, 16. 19. Job ix. 5. His kingdom is an everlasting king
Cannot I do with you as this pots dom, and his dominion from generater? saith the Lord. Behold, as the tion to generation. The Most High clay in the potter's hand, so are ye in ruleth in the kingdom of men, and
giveth it to whomsoever he will, and are therein. He gave us rain from
The God, in whose hand thy breath mined the times before appointed, is, and whose are all thy ways, hast and the bounds of their habitations. thou not glorified.-Dan. v. 23. For in him we live, and move, and
Thy God, he who formeth the have our being, &c.-Acts xvii. 24 mountains, and createth the wind (or 26. 28, 29. Ps. 1. 10–12. spirit), &c.—Amos iv. 12, 13.
For the invisible things of him, &c. The Lord hath sworn by the excel- are clearly seen, &c. his eternal power lency of Jacob.-Amos viii. 7. and godhead, &c. They glorified hiin
Who can stand before his indigna- not as God, &c. and changed the glory tion? and who can abide in the fierce- of the incorruptible God.-Rom. i. ness of his anger ? &c.—Nah. i. 6. 20, 21. 23.
I am a great King, saith the Lord For of him, and through him, and of hosts; and my name is dreadful to him are all things, &c.Rom. xi. 36. among the heathen.-Mal. i. 14.
Who worketh all things after the Thine is the kingdom and the power, counsel of his own will. The God &c.—Matt. vi. 13.
of our Lord Jesus, the Father of glory. Pray ye therefore the Lord of the -Ephes. i. 11. 17. harvest, that he will send forth la- Who shall be punished with everbourers into his harvest.-Matt. ix. 38. lasting destruction, from the presence
I thank thee, O Father, Lord of of the Lord, and from the glory of his heaven and earth, because thou hast power ; when he shall come to be hid these things from the wise and glorified in his saints.--2 Thess. i. prudent, and hast revealed them unto 9, 10. babes. Even so, Father, for so it God who quickeneth all things, &c. seemed good in thy sight. All things who is the blessed and only Potenare delivered unto me of my Father, tate; the King of kings, and Lord of With God all things are possible.- lords : who only hath immortality ; Matt. xi.
25-27. xix. 26. Luke i. 37. dwelling in the light which no man „The God of glory appeared unto can approach unto : whom no man our father Abraham, &c. Howbeit, hath seen, nor can see ; to whom be the Most High dwelleth not in tem- honour and power everlasting.-1 Tim. ples made with hands; as saith the vi. 13. 15, 16. Ephes. iv. 6. prophet, Heaven is my throne, &c. Who, being the brightness of his He looked up, &c. and saw the glory glory, &c. sat down on the right hand of God, and Jesus standing on the of the Majesty on high.-Heb. i. 3. right hand of God.-Acts vii. 2. 48, viii, 1. 49. 55.
He who built all things, is God. Turn from these vanities unto the, Heb. iii. 4. living God, who made heaven and It is a fearful thing to fall into the earth, and the sea, and all things that hands of the living God. Heb. x. 31,