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I HONOR MY FATHER, BUT YOU DISHONOR MEDEFINITION of DISHONOR fail to observe or respect, disgrace, shame, discredit, bring into disrepute, humiliate, degrade, debase, lower, cheapen, drag down, drag through the mud, blacken the name of, give a bad name to, sully, stain, taint, besmirch, smear, ma...
DIVINE PROVIDENCE COME TO PASS ISAIAH 43:18-19 "Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland.CAMBRIDGE BIBLE Before they “spring forth,” while as yet the...
THUS TOUCHED BY THE LIGHT SHE BECOMES LIGHT, AND IN HER TURN IS BIDDEN TO SHINEISAIAH 60:1 "Arise, shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the LORD rises upon you.ELLICOTT'S COMMENTARY The word comes that bids her rise to a new life, radiant with the glory of the Lord.MACLAREN'S EXPOSITI...
WE ARE CALLED INTO THE PRESENCE OF GOD We are called into the presence of God. We are exhorted to praise God, and rejoice in him. PSALM 100:4 Enter into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courts with praise: be thankful unto him, and bless his name. BARNES'S NOTES Enter into his gates. The...
LOOKING BACK LEADS TO DRAWING BACK AND DRAWING BACK IS TO PERDITIONLUKE 9:62 Jesus replied, "No one who puts a hand to the plow and looks back is fit for service in the kingdom of God."JAMIESON-FAUSSET-BROWN BIBLE COMMENTARY so will they come short of salvation with a distracted attention, a divi...
THE SINCERE SOUL FALLS BUT GETS UPPROVERBS 24:16 for though the righteous fall seven times, they rise again, but the wicked stumble when calamity strikes.MATTHEW HENRY COMMENTARY The sincere soul falls but gets up, *and goes on his way with more care and speed.
A POWERFUL WORD OF PROTECTION1 CHRONICLES 12:17 ...If ye be come peaceably unto me to help me, mine heart shall be knit unto you: but if ye be come to betray me to mine enemies, seeing there is no wrong in mine hands, the God of our fathers look thereon, and rebuke it.MATTHEW HENRY COMMENTARY If ...
TREATING ONE IN AN UNFAIR WAY BECAUSE THEY DON'T FIT IN YOUR BOXPARTIALITY (unjust discrimination) (the Word puts this in the same category as adultery and murder in JAMES 2:11)Discrimination is when you treat people wrong because they don't fit in your box or meet up to your standards but they m...
I like Scrabble and I love the Word! "Happy Valentine's Day"
MANY A SORROWFUL SPIRIT HAS BEEN MADE JOYFUL IN THE HOUSE OF PRAYER ISAIAH 56:7 Even them will I bring to my holy mountain, and make them joyful in my house of prayer: their burnt offerings and their sacrifices shall be accepted upon mine altar; for mine house shall be called an house of prayer f...