« New Birth, The Night Nile, the River »

Night

The darkness first called — Ge 1:5.

Caused by God — Ps 104:20.

Belongs to God — Ps 74:16.

The heavenly bodies designed to separate day from — Ge 1:14.

The moon and stars designed to rule and give light by — Ge 1:16-18; Jer 31:35.

Commenced at sunset — Ge 28:11.

Continued until sunrise — Ps 104:22; Mt 28:1; Mr 16:2.

Regular succession of

Established by covenant. — Ge 8:22; Jer 33:20.

Ordained for the glory of God. — Ps 19:2.

Originally divided into three watches — La 2:19; Jdj 7:19; Ex 14:24.

Divided into four watches by the Romans — Lu 12:38; Mt 14:25; Mr 13:35.

Frequently

Exceeding dark. — Pr 7:9.

Cold and frosty. — Ge 31:40; Jer 36:30.

Accompanied by heavy dew. — Nu 11:9; Jdj 6:38,40; Job 29:19; Song 5:2.

Unsuitable for labour — Joh 9:4.

Unsuitable for travelling — Joh 11:10.

Designed for rest — Ps 104:23.

Wearisome to the afflicted — Job 7:3,4.

Favourable to the purposes of the wicked — Ge 31:39; Job 24:14,15; Ob 1:5; 1Th 5:2.

Wild beasts go forth in search of prey during — 2Sa 21:10; Ps 104:21,22.

The Jews

Forbidden to keep the wages of servants during. — Le 19:13.

Forbidden to allow malefactors to hang during. — De 21:23.

In affliction spent, in sorrow and humiliation. — Ps 6:6; 30:5; Joe 1:13.

In affliction spent, in prayer. — Ps 22:2.

Often kept lamps burning during. — Pr 31:18.

Eastern shepherds watched over their flocks during — Ge 31:40; Lu 2:8.

Eastern fishermen continued their employment during — Lu 5:5; Joh 21:3.

God frequently

Revealed his will in. — Ge 31:24; 46:2; Nu 22:30; Da 7:2.

Visited his people in. — 1Ki 3:5; Ps 17:3.

Executed his judgments in. — Ex 12:12; 2Ki 19:35; Job 27:20; Da 5:30.

Illustrative of

Spiritual darkness. — Ro 13:12.

Seasons of severe calamities. — Isa 21:12; Am 5:8.

Seasons of spiritual desertion. — Song 3:1.

Death. — Joh 9:4.

« New Birth, The Night Nile, the River »
VIEWNAME is workSection