Exodus 11:7 But against any of the children of Israel shall not a dog move his tongue, against man or beast: that ye may know how that the LORD doth put a difference between the Egyptians and Israel.
Has God power over the tongues of dogs!
Can he keep ours from barking?
Yes, it is even so. He can prevent an Egyptian dog from worrying one of
the lambs of Israel's flock.
Doth God silence dogs, and doggish ones
among men, and the great dog at hell's gate?
Then let us move on our way
If He lets dogs move their tongues, yet He can
stop their teeth.
They may make a dreadful noise and still do us no real
Yet, how sweet is quiet!
How delightful to move about among
enemies and perceive that God maketh them to be at peace with us!
Daniel in the den of lions we are unhurt amid destroyers.
that today this word of the LORD to Israel might be true to me!
dog worry me? I will tell my LORD about him.
LORD, he does not care for
my pleadings; do Thou speak the word of power, and he must lie down.
Give me peace, O my God, and let me see Thy hand so distinctly in it
that I may most clearly perceive the difference which Thy grace has made
between me and the ungodly!