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REVELATION 3:8 I know your works: behold, I have set before you an open door, and no man can shut it: for you have a little strength, and have kept my word, and have not denied my name.GILL'S EXPOSITION This "open door" may design an uncommon opportunity of preaching the Gospel; and a very great ...
ISAIAH 11:2 And the spirit of the LORD shall rest upon him, the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of counsel and might, the spirit of knowledge and of the fear of the LORD;PULPIT COMMENTARY The influences of the Holy Spirit are manifold, affecting the entire complex nature of man. He...
PSALM 119:66 Teach me good judgment and knowledge: for I have believed thy commandments.MATTHEW HENRY'S COMMENTARY Many have knowledge, but little judgment; those who have both, are fortified against the snares of Satan, and furnished for the service of God.
PHILLIPPIANS 4:19 But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus.MATTHEW HENRY'S COMMENTARY It is a special grace to have an equal temper of mind always. And in a low state not to lose our comfort in God, nor distrust his providence, nor take any wrong cour...
The Greek word for peace in Luke 2:14 is derived from a root word meaning "to bind together." Jesus came to bind us back together with the Father. LUKE 2:14 "Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace to men on whom his favor rests."
PSALM 145:18 The LORD is near to all who call on him, to all who call on him in truth.PULPIT COMMENTARY If we really desire to enjoy the consciousness of his presence, we must call upon him "in truth," i.e. sincerely, with earnest desire and strong confidence.
ISAIAH 3:10 Tell the righteous it will be well with them, for they will enjoy the fruit of their deeds.JAMIESON-FAUSSET-BROWN BIBLE COMMENTARY Not salvation by works, but by fruit-bearing faith.
Our future is heaven. A clear understanding of the destination changes how we navigate the entire journey. MATTHEW 6:33 But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.
2 CORINTHIANS 1:8 ...We were under great pressure, far beyond our ability to endure. 2 CORINTHIANS 1:9 But this happened that we might not rely on ourselves but on God.
One of the greatest gifts we can give is to lift a person in prayer. And there is no more powerful way to do this than to speak Scripture on his or her behalf.Hebrews 4:12 For the word of God is living and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword, it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit...