Psalm 81:8
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New International Version
Hear me, my people, and I will warn you-- if you would only listen to me, Israel!

King James Bible
Hear, O my people, and I will testify unto thee: O Israel, if thou wilt hearken unto me;

Darby Bible Translation
Hear, my people, and I will testify unto thee; O Israel, if thou wouldest hearken unto me!

World English Bible
"Hear, my people, and I will testify to you, Israel, if you would listen to me!

Young's Literal Translation
Hear, O My people, and I testify to thee, O Israel, if thou dost hearken to me:

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Hear, O my people - These are nearly the same words with those spoken at the giving of the law, Exodus 20:2.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

hear

Psalm 50:7 Hear, O my people, and I will speak; O Israel, and I will testify against you: I am God, even your God.

Deuteronomy 32:46 And he said to them, Set your hearts to all the words which I testify among you this day...

Isaiah 55:3,4 Incline your ear, and come to me: hear, and your soul shall live; and I will make an everlasting covenant with you...

John 3:11,32,33 Truly, truly, I say to you, We speak that we do know, and testify that we have seen; and you receive not our witness...

Acts 20:21 Testifying both to the Jews, and also to the Greeks, repentance toward God, and faith toward our Lord Jesus Christ.

1 John 5:9 If we receive the witness of men, the witness of God is greater: for this is the witness of God which he has testified of his Son.

if thou wilt

Psalm 81:13 Oh that my people had listened to me, and Israel had walked in my ways!

Exodus 15:26 And said, If you will diligently listen to the voice of the LORD your God, and will do that which is right in his sight...

Deuteronomy 5:27 Go you near, and hear all that the LORD our God shall say: and speak you to us all that the LORD our God shall speak to you...

Isaiah 1:19 If you be willing and obedient, you shall eat the good of the land:

Library
Chapter I Beginning and Early Days of the Orphan Work.
BEGINNING AND EARLY DAYS OF THE ORPHAN WORK. "That the trial of your faith, being much more precious than of gold that perisheth, though it be tried with fire, might be found unto praise and honour and glory at the appearing of Jesus Christ."--1 Peter, i. 7. Mr. George Mueller, the founder of the New Orphan-Houses, Ashley Down, Bristol (institutions that have been for many years the greatest monuments of modern times to a prayer-answering God), gives in that most valuable and instructive book, "A
George Müller—Answers to Prayer

Religion Pleasant to the Religious.
"O taste and see how gracious the Lord is; blessed is the man that trusteth in Him."--Psalm xxxiv. 8. You see by these words what love Almighty God has towards us, and what claims He has upon our love. He is the Most High, and All-Holy. He inhabiteth eternity: we are but worms compared with Him. He would not be less happy though He had never created us; He would not be less happy though we were all blotted out again from creation. But He is the God of love; He brought us all into existence,
John Henry Newman—Parochial and Plain Sermons, Vol. VII

The Nature of Spiritual Hunger
Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness Matthew 5:6 We are now come to the fourth step of blessedness: Blessed are they that hunger'. The words fall into two parts: a duty implied; a promise annexed. A duty implied: Blessed are they that hunger'. Spiritual hunger is a blessed hunger. What is meant by hunger? Hunger is put for desire (Isaiah 26:9). Spiritual hunger is the rational appetite whereby the soul pants after that which it apprehends most suitable and proportional
Thomas Watson—The Beatitudes: An Exposition of Matthew 5:1-12

Justifying or Sanctifying Grace
Sanctifying grace is defined by Deharbe as "an unmerited, supernatural gift, imparted to the soul by the Holy Ghost, by which we are made just, children of God, and heirs of Heaven." As it makes sinners just, sanctifying grace is also called justifying, though this appellation can not be applied to the sanctification of our first parents in Paradise or to that of the angels and the sinless soul of Christ. Justification, as we have shown, consists in the infusion of sanctifying grace, and hence it
Joseph Pohle—Grace, Actual and Habitual

Cross References
Psalm 50:7
"Listen, my people, and I will speak; I will testify against you, Israel: I am God, your God.

Psalm 81:13
"If my people would only listen to me, if Israel would only follow my ways,

Psalm 95:7
for he is our God and we are the people of his pasture, the flock under his care. Today, if only you would hear his voice,

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