« Fools Forests Forgetting God »

Forests

Tracts of land covered with trees — Isa 44:14.

Underbrush often in — Isa 9:18.

Infested by wild beasts — Ps 50:10; 104:20; Isa 56:9; Jer 5:6; Mic 5:8.

Abounded with wild honey — 1Sa 14:25,26.

Often afforded pasture — Mic 7:14.

Mentioned in scripture

Bashan. — Isa 2:13; Eze 27:6; Zec 11:2.

Hareth. — 1Sa 22:5.

Ephraim. — 2Sa 18:6,8.

Lebanon. — 1Ki 7:2; 10:17.

Carmel. — 2Ki 19:23; Isa 37:24.

Arabian. — Isa 21:13.

The south. — Eze 20:46,47.

The king’s. — Ne 2:8.

Supplied timber for building — 1Ki 5:6-8.

Were places of refuge — 1Sa 22:5; 23:16.

Jotham built towers, & c, in — 2Ch 27:4.

The power of God extends over — Ps 29:9.

Called on to rejoice at God’s mercy — Isa 44:23.

Often destroyed by enemies — 2Ki 19:23; Isa 37:24; Jer 46:23.

Illustrative

Of the unfruitful world. — Isa 32:19.

(A fruitful field turned into,) of the Jews rejected by God. — Isa 29:17; 32:15.

(Destroyed by fire,) of destruction of the wicked. — Isa 9:18; 10:17,18; Jer 21:14.

« Fools Forests Forgetting God »





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