THE KING’S BUSINESS
in England and America to-day. We have left God out of all our reckoning and out of all our preparedness. We dwell on the atrocities of Germany, but do not confess or put away our own sins. OUTLINE What is the ground of their peace? Eph. 2:14, 16. How is it appropriated by us? Rom. 5:1. How is peace perpetuated in us? Isa. 26:3. Who has no peace ? Isa. 48:22. (4 ) Before and Behind, v. 13. What goes before the Lord? v. 13. Who goes behind Him? (“In His Steps”) v. 13. How much wrath was taken away? v. 3. What does David say of him whose sin is covered? Ps. 32:1, 2. On what will wicked men one day call to hide them from wrath? Ps. 16:17. Can rocks and mountains cover and hide sin and sinners? Jer. 32:17-19. Is there any hiding place for them ? Amos 9:2, 3. When men turn to God who turns them? v. 4. But if He turns them what then? Lam. 5:21. Is that also N. T. teaching? Rom. 11:26; Eph. 2 :8-10. (5 ) Revived and Rejoicing, v. 6. To whom must we look for revivals? Hab. 3:2. Whom will the Lord revive? Isa. 57:15. What do revived men say and do? Hosea 14:7, 8. Is there a close connection between reviv ing and rejoicing? Isa. 35:1, 2, 10. What does Solomon say of the season when nature revives ? S. S. 2:12. What is found in a revived heart? Eph. 5:19. Are Christians bidden to rejoice? Phil. 4:4. If a man is not rejoicing what should be his prayer? v. 6.
there is a national repentance of Israel, there is a national repentance of Israel. And prosperity abound on every hand, when na tions repent of their sins and listen to the voice of God. That is what is most needed
( 1 ) The Lord’s Land, ▼. 1. Why is the land called “Thy land” ? Ps. 76:1, 2.
What land is it? Deut. 34:1-4. What is it called ? Isa. 8 :8.
What kind of a land is it? Jer. 3:19. What splendid title does Daniel give it? Dan. 11:45. ( 2 ) The Pardoned People, vs. 2-4. What captivity is here referred to? Jer. 25:1, 12. Of what greater return is it the type? Isa. 11:11-16. To what future time does this Psalm properly belong? Ps. 126; Rev. 20:4. “Iniquity” is here conceived of as a bur den taken away—Who bears away that load? -John 1:29. How is that work spoken of in Peter? 1 Peter 2:21-24. Was it a heavy burden? Mark 14:35. “Sin” is here conceived of as a blood stain; with what is it “covered” ? Lev. 17:11 ( “Atonement” is literally, a cover ing). Was this blood stain very deep? Isa. 1:18. ( “Scarlet” is here literally double dyed). How much of the sin did God cover, v. 2. (3 ) Peace and Plenty, vs. 8-12. . What follows on a state of strife? Matt. 24:6-7. What is associated with peace? Ps. 65:9-13. What two verses here join peace and plenty? vs. 8, 12. Is there a promise of such when Israel’s days of peace are come?/ Amos 9:11-15. What fruit flourishes in a soul at peace? Gal. 5 :22, 23. Does Christ give peace to'H is disciples? John 14:27.
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