18 He sendeth his word and melteth them: he causeth his wind to blow, and the waters flow.
19 He showeth his [a]word unto Jacob, his statutes and his judgments unto Israel.
20 He hath not dealt so with every nation, neither have they [b]known his judgments. Praise ye the Lord.
Psalm 147:19As before he called God’s secret working in all his creatures his word: so he meaneth here by his word the doctrine of life everlasting, which he hath left to his Church as a most precious treasure.
Psalm 147:20The cause of this difference is God’s free mercy, which hath elected his in his Son Christ Jesus to salvation: and his just judgment, whereby he hath appointed the reprobate to eternal damnation.
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