4854 weather, God’s sovereignty over

4854 weather, God’s sovereignty over

The weather is under the control of God, who alone is able to direct it.

The weather is under God’s control

Job 28:25-27; Mt 8:26-27 pp Mk 4:39-41 pp Lk 8:24-25 See also Job 5:10; Job 26:8-9,13; Job 37:1-18; Ps 135:7; Ps 147:8,16-18; Ps 148:8; Jer 10:13

God alone understands the mysteries of the weather

Pr 3:19-20; Jn 3:8 See also Job 36:26-33; Job 38:22-30,34-35,37; Ecc 11:3-5

Israel’s economy was dependent on the weather

Lev 26:4 See also Dt 11:10-15; Dt 28:12; Jer 5:24; Hos 6:3

The weather demonstrates God’s goodness and mercy

Ge 8:22; Mt 5:45; Ac 14:17 See also Ge 9:14-16; Dt 33:13-14; Ps 68:7-9; Isa 30:23; Isa 49:10; Joel 2:23; Zec 10:1

The weather as a demonstration of God’s direct intervention

Jnh 1:4 See also Ex 14:21; Nu 11:31; Ps 78:26; Jnh 4:8

The weather as an answer to prayer

Jas 5:17-18 See also 1Sa 12:17-18; 1Ki 8:35-36 pp 2Ch 6:26-27; 1Ki 18:41-44

The weather can cause suffering

Ge 31:40; Ac 28:2 See also Ezr 10:9; Job 1:16,18-19; Mt 20:12; Jn 18:18; Ac 27:15

See also

1050God, goodness of
1130God, sovereignty
1330God, the provider
4844rain
4860wind
4970seasons of year
8602prayer

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