The Knowledge of God
Jesse M. Hendley
I Samuel 2:1-10
The Psalmist cried that if people know God for what He is they will TRUST Him. If they do not trust Him, it is because they do not know Him.
If you have your Bibles, I invite you to turn with me to First Samuel, the second chapter, and in a wonderful prayer of a godly woman by the name of Hannah we have a wonderful revelation of what God is. That is what we are studying as we come to these evening services.
First Samuel, chapter 2, verse 1. "And Hannah prayed, and said, My heart rejoiceth in the Lord. My horn is exalted in the Lord. My mouth is enlarged over mine enemies, because I rejoice in Thy salvation. There is none holy as the Lord. For there is none beside Thee. Neither is there any rock like our God. Talk no more so exceeding proudly. Let not arrogancy come out of your mouth. FOR THE LORD IS A GOD OF KNOWLEDGE AND BY HIM ACTIONS ARE WEIGHTED. The bows of the mighty men are broken, and they that stumbled are girded with strength. They that were full have hired out themselves for bread, and they that were hungry ceased, so that the barren hath borne seven. She that bath many children is waxed feeble.
"The Lord killeth and maketh alive. He bringeth down to the grave and bringeth up. The Lord maketh poor and maketh rich. He bringeth low; He lifteth up. He raiseth up the poor out of the dust and lifteth up the beggar from the dunghill, to set them among princes and to make them inherit the throne of glory. For the pillars of the earth are the Lord's, and He hath set the world upon them. He will keep the feet of His saints. (There is one of the great statements of the Bible, worthy of God's people memorizing.)
"The wicked shall be silent in darkness. For by strength shall no man prevail. The adversaries of the Lord shall be broken to pieces; out of heaven shall He thunder upon them. The Lord shall judge the ends of the earth, and He shall give strength unto His king and exalt the horn of His ...
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