The Holiness of God
Jesse M. Hendley
If you have your Bibles, friends, I would like for you to turn with me to the Book of Exodus, chapter 15.
This is the first great SONG in the Bible. It is a song composed after God's great deliverance of His people Israel out of the Egyptian bondage. A Song of Redemption! We read of the song of redemption through the Bible. In heaven God's redeemed people can sing a song, and it's a song that nobody knows but redeemed people. Only redeemed people can sing it. Here is a great song, and it's the song of Moses. We read of "The song of Moses and of the Lamb" in the Revelation. Here is the song of Moses in Exodus 15. The wonderful thing about it is that it is all praise unto God.
"Then sang Moses and the children of Israel this song unto the Lord and spake, saying, I will sing unto the Lord, for He hath triumphed gloriously. The horse and his rider hath He thrown into the sea," speaking of the destruction of Pharaoh's army. "The Lord ismy strength," God's people sang back in those days, "and song, and He is become my salvation. He is my God, and I will prepare Him an habitation. My father's God, and I will exalt Him."
"The Lord is a Man of War." Don't ever forget that, please, because you will need it. We should study war from the standpoint of the Bible. People study war from the standpoint of waging it. People study war from the human angle, that they must occur. But Iwonder how many people study it from what the Bible has to say about it. The Bible says, "The Lord is a Man of War." He is a Fighter. One thing we know: He is always at war with sin.
"The Lord is His Name. Pharaoh's chariots and his host hath He cast into the sea. His chosen captains also are drowned in the Red Sea. The depths have covered them. They sank into the bottom as a stone."
Then he addresses the Lord directly. "Thy right hand, O Lord," says Moses, "is become glorious in power. Thy rig ...
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