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" Shall there be evil in the City, and the Lord hath not done it? "
Lowe's Edinburgh magazine - Page 466
1847
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The Evangelical repository. Vol. 1- new

1879
...in the High Court of Justiciary ? The question of the old prophet is eminently practical:—"Shall there be evil in the city, and the Lord hath not done it ?" In all the cities, of which we have any accurate knowledge, there is no lack of evil. There is certainly...
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In memoriam; Ellen, Sarah, and Alberta

Georgina Winter - Christian biography - 1879 - 182 pages
...withering in the tomb. Touching these mysterious providences, well may we say with the Prophet Amos, " Shall there be evil in the city, and the Lord hath not done (permitted) it ?" That one so young, so sweet in disposition, so entirely devoted to her Saviour, so...
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Pastoral letters

Robert Edward Blackwell - 1880 - 111 pages
...and of tender mercy." Prov. XXT!. 2. — " The curse causeless shall not come." Amos iii. 6. — " Shall there be evil in the city, and the Lord hath not done it." Jonah iii. 10. — "God repented of the evil which he said he would do unto them, and he did it not."...
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Notes and extracts on misunderstood texts [of the Bible].

Helen Maclachlan - Bible - 1880 - 247 pages
...evil referred to, but this is apparent from the following texts, as a sample of many others : — " Shall there be evil in the city, and the Lord hath not done it ?" Amos iii. 6. " Set up a standard towards Zion, for I will bring evil from the North." Jer. iv. 6....
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The Dentist

O. A. Jarvis - 1880 - 56 pages
...perished, being innocent ? or where were the righteous cut off?" In the same connection we hear, " shall there be evil in the city, and the Lord hath not done it:" which is a misreading of the original, and a perversion of the sense. Such teaching indicates a desire,...
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The Evangelical repository. Vol. 1- new

1881
...did not hesitate to speak of the calamity as of Divine appointment. In some pulpits the question " Shall there be evil in the city and the Lord hath not done it ? " was discussed, and the preachers, forgetting that the evil referred to is penal, spoke not merely...
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The President's Death: A Discourse Delivered in the West Church, on Sunday ...

Cyrus Augustus Bartol - 1881 - 18 pages
...superficial eye chance medley of earthly events, a heavenly design. Boldly saith the prophet Amos, " Shall there be evil in the city, and the Lord hath not done it ? " " The wrath of man," declares the psalmist David, " shall praise him." Christ bore his agony for...
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The Bulwark, Or, Reformation Journal: In Defence of the True ..., Volumes 10-11

Anti-Catholicism - 1881
...upon our land come of themselves or by chance, into the reason of which it is useless to inquire. ' Shall there be evil in the city, and the Lord hath not done it ? ' Let us humble ourselves, therefore, under His chastening hand, and inquire wherein we have incurred...
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Thoughts on the Lord's Prayer

Frederic Cavan Blyth - Lord's prayer - 1881 - 384 pages
..." lead us not into temptation " as referring to God's permission ; as it is said in the Prophet, " Shall there be evil in the city, and the Lord hath not done it 1 " (Amos iii. 6) that is, " permitted it to be done." So, when He suffers us to be led into temptation,...
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The Preacher's monthly. Vol.2-7; editor's ser., vol.1, no.1-6, Volume 1

...into the hand of a woman." Scripture readers see the hand of God everywhere — go so far as to say "Shall there be evil in the city, and the Lord hath not done it?" That distinction, important in its place, which we make so fluently between the ruling and the overruling,...
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