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EPHESIANS 4:26 "In your anger do not sin": Do not let the sun go down while you are still angry,MATTHEW HENRY COMMENTARY Take heed of anger and ungoverned passions. If there is just occasion to express displeasure at what is wrong, and to reprove, see that it be without sin. We give place to the ...
PROVERBS 20:4 Sluggards do not plow in season; so at harvest time they look but find nothing.MATTHEW HENRY COMMENTARY He who labours and endures hardship in his seed-time for eternity, will be properly diligent as to his earthly business.
ready. set. go!Your best start to your day is in the Word of God! Take and speak the scriptures and make them your morning prayers. You will find yourself living above the troubles of the day because God’s word will sustain you.
PROVERBS 31:30 Charm is deceptive, and beauty is fleeting; but a woman who fears the LORD is to be praised.MATTHEW HENRY'S COMMENTARY But the fear of God reigning in the heart, is the beauty of the soul; it lasts for ever.Fear of the Lord refers to a specific sense of respect, awe, and submission...
PSALM 131:2 But I have calmed and quieted myself, I am like a weaned child with its mother; like a weaned child I am content.MATTHEW HENRY'S COMMENTARY Believers encouraged to trust in God. - The psalmist aimed at nothing high or great, but to be content in every condition God allotted. Humble sa...
ECCLESIASTES 2:26 To the person who pleases him, God gives wisdom, knowledge and happiness...WEBSTER'S DEFINITION of HAPPINESS enjoyment of pleasure without pain, blessedness, satisfaction, elegance, appropriateness and bliss If we are unhappy, we should first examine ourselves...If we are unhapp...
Numbers 6:24-26 The Lord bless thee, and keep thee: The Lord make his face shine upon thee, and be gracious unto thee: The Lord lift up his countenance upon thee, and give thee peace.MATTHEW HENRY COMMENTARY To be under the almighty protection of God our Saviour; to enjoy his favour as the smile ...
ECCLESIASTES 7:14 When times are good, be happy;PULPIT COMMENTARY literally, in the day of good be in good i.e. when things go well with you, be cheerful (Ecclesiastes 9:7; Esther 8:17); accept the situation and enjoy it.
JOHN 14:27 Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.PULPIT COMMENTARY Peace I leave with (or, to) you. Peace (dρήνη) answers to the (שָׁלום) shalom of ordinary converse and greeting, and signifies...
JOB 29:24 When I smiled at them, they scarcely believed it; the light of my face was precious to them.