Friday 27 March 2009

Running the battle

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“"When you go forth to war against your enemies, and see horses and chariots and an army larger than your own, you shall not be afraid of them; for the LORD your God is with you, who brought you up out of the land of Egypt.” (De 20:1 RSV)
“and that all this assembly may know that the LORD saves not with sword and spear; for the battle is the LORD’s and he will give you into our hand."” (1Sa 17:47 RSV)
“You will not need to fight in this battle; take your position, stand still, and see the victory of the LORD on your behalf, O Judah and Jerusalem. Fear not, and be not dismayed; tomorrow go out against them, and the LORD will be with you.’"” (2Ch 20:17 RSV)
“But if you suppose that in this way you will be strong for war, God will cast you down before the enemy; for God has power to help or to cast down."” (2Ch 25:8 RSV)
“He will deliver my soul in safety from the battle that I wage, for many are arrayed against me.” (Ps 55:18 RSV)
“O LORD, my Lord, my strong deliverer, thou hast covered my head in the day of battle.” (Ps 140:7 RSV)
“The horse is made ready for the day of battle, but the victory belongs to the LORD.” (Pr 21:31 RSV)
“Again I saw that under the sun the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, nor bread to the wise, nor riches to the intelligent, nor favor to the men of skill; but time and chance happen to them all.” (Ec 9:11 RSV)
“And I will make for you a covenant on that day with the beasts of the field, the birds of the air, and the creeping things of the ground; and I will abolish the bow, the sword, and war from the land; and I will make you lie down in safety.” (Ho 2:18 RSV)
“("Lo, I am coming like a thief! Blessed is he who is awake, keeping his garments that he may not go naked and be seen exposed!")” (Re 16:15 RSV)
“and will come out to deceive the nations which are at the four corners of the earth, that is, Gog and Magog, to gather them for battle; their number is like the sand of the sea.” (Re 20:8 RSV)


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