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Q. What did Job's wife advise him to do?
God, and shall we not receive evil ? Job
ii, 10. Q. How did he bear his afflictions ? Å. In all this did not Job sin with his lips. *Q. Who came to visit him? A. His three friends. Job i, 11. Q. What did they do when they saw him ? A. They lifted up their voice, and wept. Job
ii, 12. Q. How long did they sit by him in silence ? A. Seven days. Job ii, 13. Q. Why? Ă. For they saw that his grief was very great. Q. What then occurred ? A. After Job had spoken, his friends addressed
him, and Job answered them. Q. What did they suppose was the cause of his calami
ties? A. Some hidden sins of Job. Q. To whom
did Job appeal in his integrity ? A. Unto God. Q. How did the Lord answer him? A. Out of the whirlwind. Job xxxvii, 1. Q. What confession did Job make to the Lord ? A. Behold, I am vile; what shall I answer
thee? Job xl, 4. Q. Whom did the Lord then address? A. The friends of Job. Job xlii, 7.
Q. Why was his wrath kindled against them?
xlii, 10. Q. How long did he live after this? A. A hundred and forty years. Job xlii, 16.
Psalmig. Question. What is the meaning of the Hebrew name of the
book of Psalms ? Answer. The Book of Hymns or Praises. Q. Why did it bear this name? A. Because the greater part of the Psalms con
sists of praises to God. Q. By what other name is the book known? A. The Psalms of David. Q. Why is it so called ? A. Because David wrote more of them than any other
person. Q. What other persons are supposed to have written the
Psalms ? A. Moses, Solomon, Asaph, Heman, Ethan,
Jeduthun, and the three sons of Korah.
Q. Who was the first writer of psalms ?
the Red Sea. Exod. xv. Q. Who probably collected and arranged the Psalms ? A. David, all that were written in his time, and
Ezra, after the return from captivity. Q. What use was made of these Psalms ? A. They were sung by the Jews as a part of
religious worship. Q. Whom did David appoint to sing psalms in the worship
of the tabernacle ? A. A chosen company of Levites. 1 Chron.
vi, 31. Q. What was the object of this service ? A. To thank and praise the Lord God of Is
rael. 1 Chron. xvi, 4. Q. For what did the Jews become celebrated ? A. For their melodious singing. Q. What did the inhabitants of Babylon request of them
when they were captives there? A. Sing us one of the songs of Zion. Psalm
cxxxvii, 3. Q. What is the meaning of the word Higgaion at the close
of some verses in the Psalms ? A. Meditation. Q. What of Selah? A. To raise, to elevate. Q. What was the use of these words? A. To denote the elevation of the voice or in
strument in singing, and to call especial attention to the passage as worthy of serious reflection.
Q. What do the Psalms teach us of the Omniscience of
God? A. O Lord, thou hast searched me, and known
me. Thou knowest my down-sitting and mine up-rising ; thou understandest my thought afaroff.
Thou compassest my path, and my lying down, and art acquainted with all my ways. For there is not a word in my tongue, but lo, O Lord,
thou knowest it altogether. Psa. cxxxix, 1-4. Q. What do they teach us of the Omnipresence of God? A. If I ascend up into heaven, thou art there :
if I make my bed in hell, behold, thou art there. If I take the wings of the morning, and dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea; even there shall thy hand lead me, and thy right hand shall hold me. If I say, Surely the darkness shall cover me; even the night shall be light about me. Yea, the darkness hideth not from thee; but the night shineth
as the day. Psa. cxxxix, 8–12. Q. How should brothers and sisters dwell together? A. How good and how pleasant it is for bre
thren to dwell together in unity! Psalm
cxxxii, 1. Q. What is meant by unity? A. Harmony and love. Q. What will rest on such a family? A. The blessing of the Lord, even life for ever
more. Psa. cxxxiii, 3. 2. What is said of the end of the wicked ? 1. The transgressors shall be destroyed to
gether : the end of the wicked shall be cut
off. Psa. xxxvii, 38. Q. What of the death of the righteous? A. Mark the perfect man, and behold the up
right: for the end of that man is peace. Psa.
xxxvii, 37. Q. How highly did the Psalmist prize the word of God? A. The law of thy mouth is better unto me
than thousands of gold and silver. Psalm
cxix, 72. Q. How did he treat God's word? A. O how I love thy law ! It is my meditation
all the day. Psa. cxix, 97. Q. How did he feel because men disobeyed it? Ă. Rivers of waters run down mine eyes, be
cause they keep not thy law. Psa. cxix, 136. Q. What is said of those who obey the commands of God? A. In keeping of them there is great reward.
Psa. xix, 11. Q. What should our behavior be in the house of God? A. God is greatly to be feared in the assembly
of the saints, and to be had in reverence of
all them that are about him. Psa. lxxxix, 7. Q. What has God
promised to the fatherless ? A. To be a Father of the fatherless. Psalm
lxviii, 5. Q. What has he promised when father and mother for
sake us? A. When my father and my mother forsake
me, then the Lord will take me up. Psalm
xxvii, 10. Q. How will the Lord support the good man in the hour of death?
Though I walk through the valley of the