THE TWO KINGS.
wisdom and your weakness and inability to fight
against him. God is the king that cometh against
you, sinner, and he that warreth against him shall
come to nothing. God is a man of war and he fight-
eth them that fight against him; for he sayeth: " I
myself will fight against you with an outstretched
hand and with a strong arm, even in anger, and in
fury and in great wrath." He is king over all by
reason of creation. He holdeth the winds at his
command, and the clouds he can make his chariots
The armies of heaven know none other but him
to obey, for they are his subjects. Heaven is his
throne and the earth his footstool, and when he
moveth in wrath there is none to say, Jehovah why
doest thou ?
He is king over all by reason of supreme wisdom.
The iniquities of man are open before his eyes, he
understandeth him to perfection, even to the hidden
secrets of his heart; he watches man's transgression
with a penetrating eye, and when his hand taketh
hold in vengeance he knows how to avenge them
that hate him.
He is king over all by reason of supreme power.
He erected the world by his word of power, heaven
is but a mansion built by his own hand, and all
creation moves and succumbs at his command. He
controls the floods in the channel of the mighty