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in Col. 3: 24, 25, and II Tim. 2: 11, 12. When one ponders the years of so-called
service that one has rendered, and then considers how much may fail to stand the test, the
history of Israel and the omission of centuries of time from their calendar assumes a
solemn aspect, and prompts us to pray: "So teach us to number our days, that we may
apply our hearts unto wisdom" (Psa. 90: 12).
Some expositors see in the various oppressors of Israel during the period of Judges,
types of the great spiritual enemies of the Church.
Judges 3: 8.
Judges 3: 14.
Judges 4: 3.
Judges 6: 1.
Judges 13: 1.
Whether these suggestions can be justified only patient study will reveal. We give
them, however, for what they are worth, praying that we may all be made wiser by these
examples written for our learning, and experience more of the triumphs of faith and the
periods of rest, and less of the dark days of servitude when prophetic time ceases and
nothing but "loss" is registered.