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1 SAMUEL 16:7 Man looks on the outward appearance, but the Lord looks on the heart. MATTHEW HENRY'S COMMENTARY We can tell how men look, but God can tell what they are. We often form a mistaken judgment of characters; but the Lord values only the faith, fear, and love, which are planted in the he...
Inspiration With April: A Morning Prayer (5 minute bible broadcast) CLICK link and LISTEN at your convenience http://www.blogtalkradio.com/jon-hansen/2013/09/29/inspiration-with-april-a-morning-prayer
LAMENTATIONS 3:23 They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. MATTHEW HENRY'S COMMENTARY God's compassions fail not; of this we have fresh instances every morning.
MARK 9:24 ..."I do believe; help me overcome my unbelief!" NIV STUDAY Since human faith is never perfect, belief and unbelief are often mixed. X
MATTHEW 28:20 and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.PULPIT COMMENTARY I am with you always. Every word is emphatic. The Ascension was at hand; this implied an absence of his visible presence, to be replaced by a spir...
PSALM 68:5 A father to the fatherless...MATTHEW HENRY'S COMMENTARY Who are helpless and exposed more than fatherless children, are admitted into his family, and share all their blessings.
PROVERBS 2:11 Discretion will protect you, and understanding will guard you.PULPIT COMMENTARY Discretion is the outward manifestation of wisdom; it tests what is uncertain, and avoids danger. Understanding is the power of distinguishing and separating, and, in the case of conflicting interests, t...
PROVERBS 17:22 A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones.MATTHEW HENRY'S COMMENTARY It is great mercy that God gives us leave to be cheerful, and cause to be cheerful, if by his grace he gives us hearts to be cheerful.