Exodus 6:9 (YLT) “And Moses speaketh so unto the sons of Israel, and they hearkened not unto Moses, for anguish of spirit, and for harsh service.”
Jacob’s words are still true and humblng even today: “I am not worthy of all the faithfulness and unfailing love you have shown to me, your servsnt.” (GEN 32:10 NLT)
“Just say a simple, `Yes, I will,’ or `No, I won’t.’ Your word is enough. To strengthen your promise with a vow shows that something is wrong.” (MATT 5:37 NLT)
“And the LORD will send a plague on all the nations that fought against Jerusalem. Their people will become like walking corpses, their flesh rotting away. Their eyes will shrivel in their sockets, and their tongues will decay in their mouths.”
Compare this to John Hersey’s accounts in Hiroshima.
I just came across an old note to remind me: Do not gloat over me, my enemies! For though I fall, I will rise again.