See now that I, even I, am he, and there is no god with me: I kill, and I make alive; I wound…
1. The continuance of every man's existence rests entirely upon the Divine will.
2. The preservation of every sinner's existence must be ascribed to Divine forbearance.
3. The well-being of a moral intelligence is impossible apart from supreme sympathy with God. All moral hells and heavens are in the loathing or the loving. What then is our duty and interest? To cherish supreme love for the Absolute.
Parallel VersesKJV: See now that I, even I, am he, and there is no god with me: I kill, and I make alive; I wound, and I heal: neither is there any that can deliver out of my hand.