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The Lord Our Righteousness

The Lord Our Righteousness

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Published by GLENN DALE PEASE
REV. HENRY KING, M.A.

JEREMIAH XZ1U.6.

In his days Jmdah skall be saved and Israd shall
dwellsafdy: and this is Us name whareby ht shall
be called^ the lord our righteousness.
REV. HENRY KING, M.A.

JEREMIAH XZ1U.6.

In his days Jmdah skall be saved and Israd shall
dwellsafdy: and this is Us name whareby ht shall
be called^ the lord our righteousness.

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THE LORD OUR RIGHTEOUSNESSREV. HENRY KING, M.A. JEREMIAH XZ1U.6. In his days Jmdah skall be saved and Israd shall dwellsafdy: and this is Us name whareby ht shall be called^ the lord our righteousness. IHE Prophet Jeremiah was called and ap-pointed of Grod, more especially for the purpose of denouncing certain ruin and swift destruc-tion against his own people and his own nation, the stubborn and idolatrous kingdom of Judah. To man's judgment, it must have appeared a most difficult and dangerous office, exposing the individual to innumerable sufferings and sundry kinds of death, for one man to stand forth singly, in the face of a rebellious people, to witness against kings and rulers, against prophets and priests, against princes and peo-ple; — to testify openly against their iniquities ;  — to assure them that the most terrible and awful judgments were, in a manner, suspended
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over them, just ready to fall ; that the most ON JEREMIAH XXiii. 6. 107 tremendous and unheard-of sufferings were in preparation, yea, in progress against them; — that a nation whom they hated was coming up to the attack, to be, as it were, the executioners of Divine vengeiance; — that this very nation was led on and directed, was strengthened and encouraged, by that same .God who had so often delivered them out of their distresses, and saved them from innumerable dangers; but now, in consequence of their impenitence and wickedness, their idolatry and rebellion, using those same enemies (from whose hands he had rescued them in the most signal manner but a few years before, in the days of Hezekiah, by a miraculous exertion of his own mighty power, of which they themselves were the witnesses), as the instruments of vengeance in executing his wrath and indignation upon them.
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He was about to root out the entire nation, utterly to destroy their city and temple ; and to carry off all the survivors of those terrible calamities into distant countries, to be the bond slaves and captives to their haughty conquerors. This was his declaration, this had been his declaration of old : Thus saith the Lord^ I tmll make Jerusalem heaps ^ and lunU make the cities of Judah desolate^ . without inhabitant. Again ; The strong shall be as tow; and the maker of it as a sparky and they shall both bum together, and none 108 8£RM0N VIII. shall quench them. And again ; If yt refme and rebel, ye shall be devoured with the sward: far the mouth of the Lord hath spoken it. Jeremiah declares that he felt and confessed his utter incapacity and inability for so difficult an office : Thm, said I, Ah, lord God! behold, I cannot speak, for lama child. But the Lord said
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