« Purifications Rain Raven, The »

Rain

Occasioned by the condensing of the clouds — Job 36:27,28; Ps 77:17; Ec 11:3.

God

Made a decree for. — Job 28:26.

Prepares. — Ps 147:8.

Gives. — Job 5:10.

Causes, to come down. — Joe 2:23.

Exhibits goodness in giving. — Ac 14:17.

Exhibits greatness in giving. — Job 36:26,27.

Sends upon the evil and good. — Mt 5:45.

Should be praised for. — Ps 147:7,8.

Should be feared on account of. — Jer 5:24.

Impotence of idols exhibited in not being able to give — Jer 14:22.

Not sent upon the earth immediately after creation — Ge 2:5.

Rarely falls in Egypt — De 11:10; Zec 14:18.

Canaan abundantly supplied with — De 11:11.

Designed for

Refreshing the earth. — Ps 68:9; 72:6.

Making fruitful the earth. — Heb 6:7.

Replenishing the springs and fountains of the earth. — Ps 104:8.

Promised in due season to the obedient — Le 26:4; De 11:14; Eze 34:26,27.

Frequently withheld on account of iniquity — De 11:17; Jer 3:3; 5:25; Am 4:7.

The want of

Causes the earth to open. — Job 29:23; Jer 14:4.

Dries up springs and fountains. — 1Ki 17:7.

Occasions famine. — 1Ki 18:1,2.

Removed by prayer. — 1Ki 8:35,36; Jas 5:18.

Withheld for three years and six months in the days of Elijah — 1Ki 17:1; Jas 5:17.

Divided into

Great. — Ezr 10:9.

Plentiful. — Ps 68:9.

Overflowing. — Eze 38:22.

Sweeping. — Pr 28:3.

Small. — Job 37:6.

The former, after harvest, to prepare for sowing — De 11:14; Jer 5:24.

The latter, before harvest — Joe 2:23; Zec 10:1.

The rainbow often appears during — Ge 9:14; Eze 1:28.

Often succeeded by heat and sunshine — 2Sa 23:4; Isa 18:4.

The appearance of a cloud from the west indicated — 1Ki 18:44; Lu 12:54.

The north wind drives away — Pr 25:23.

Unusual in harvest time — Pr 26:1.

Thunder and lightning often with — Ps 135:7.

Storm and tempest often with — Mt 7:25,27.

Instances of extraordinary

Time of the flood. — Ge 7:4,12.

Plague of, upon Egypt. — Ex 9:18,23.

During wheat harvest in the days of Samuel. — 1Sa 12:17,18.

After long drought in Ahab’s reign. — 1Ki 18:45.

After the captivity. — Ezr 10:9,13.

Often impeded travelling in the east — 1Ki 18:44; Isa 4:6.

Often destroyed houses — Eze 13:13-15; Mt 7:27.

Illustrative

Of the word of God. — Isa 55:10,11.

Of the doctrine of faithful ministers. — De 32:2.

Of Christ in the communication of his graces. — Ps 72:6; Ho 6:3.

Of spiritual blessings. — Ps 68:9; 84:6; Eze 34:26.

Of righteousness. — Ho 10:12.

(Destructive,) of God’s judgments. — Job 20:23; Ps 11:6; Eze 38:22.

(Destructive,) of a poor man oppressing the poor. — Pr 28:3.

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