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MATTHEW 5:9 Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.MATTHEW HENRY'S COMMENTARY The peace-makers are happy. They love, and desire, and delight in peace; and study to be quiet. They keep the peace that it be not broken, and recover it when it is broken. If the peace-mak...
BE PLUCKY!DEFINITION of PLUCKY having or showing determined courage in the face of difficulties, brave, courageous, bold, daring, fearless, intrepid, spirited, game, valiant, valorous, stouthearted, dauntless, resolute, determined, undaunted, unflinching, audacious, unafraid, doughty, informalgut...
PSALM 139:23,24 Search me, God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts. See if there is any offensive way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.MATTHEW HENRY COMMENTARY As the Lord knows us thoroughly, and we are strangers to ourselves, we should earnestly desire and pray to ...
The Word of God is a compass that keeps us headed in the right direction. We need to be consistently filled with truth, by reading, meditating upon, believing and applying Scripture.1 THESSALONIANS 5:17 ...pray without ceasing;
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 blissIf we are unhappy, we should first examine ourselves...
PSALM 143:8 Let the morning bring me word of your unfailing love, for I have put my trust in you. Show me the way I should go, for to you I entrust my life.CLARKE'S COMMENTARY Point out by thy especial providence the path I should take.DEFINITION OF ESPECIAL better or greater than usual; particul...
MATTHEW 7:14 Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leads to life, and few there be that find it.CLARKE'S COMMENTARY But men are so wedded to their own passions, and so determined to follow the imaginations of their own hearts, that still it may be said: There are few who find t...
PSALM 1:1 Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful.DEFINITION of UNGODLY unholy, godless, irreligious, impious, blasphemous, sacrilegious, profaneDEFINITION of IMPIOUS not showing respectDEFINITI...
PHILLIPPIANS 4:13 I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.MATTHEW HENRY COMMENTARY Pride, unbelief, vain hankering after something we have not got, and fickle disrelish of present things, make men discontented even under favourable circumstances. Let us pray for patient submissi...