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YOU ARE CHOSEN BY GOD AND PRECIOUS TO HIM1 PETER 2:4 As you come to him, the living Stone--rejected by humans but chosen by God and precious to him--ELLICOTT'S COMMENTARY The word “rejected,” implies a form of trial or probation which comes to an unsatisfactory conclusion. The human builders exa...
OVERCOME DISAPPOINTMENT BY BELIEVING IN GOD'S PLANDEFINITION of DISAPPOINTMENT sadness, regret, dismay, sorrow; the feeling of sadness or displeasure caused by the nonfulfillment of one's hopes or expectations.ISAIAH 55;8-9 “My thoughts are nothing like your thoughts,” says the Lord. “And my ways...
WHAT IS THE RIGHT WAYPSALM 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.MATTHEW HENRY'S COMMENTARY A good man does not ask the way in which is the most pleasant walking, but what is the right ...
THE TRUTH WILL SET YOU FREEJOHN 8:32 Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.ELLICOTT'S COMMENTARY The light of truth dispels the darkness in which lies the stronghold of evil. Sin is the bondage of the powers of the soul, and this bondage is willed because the soul does not...
TO CAUSE TO FLOURISH AGAIN DEFINITION of FLOURISH To grow or develop in a healthy or vigorous way, especially as the result of a particularly favorable environment. PSALM 92:13 planted in the house of the LORD, they will flourish in the courts of our God. BARNES' NOTES The passage affords an enco...
BE IN HEALTH 3 JOHN 1:2 Dear friend, I pray that you may enjoy good health and that all may go well with you, even as your soul is getting along well.VINCENT WORD STUDIES Be in health.
HE IS OUR PEACE ISAIAH 9:6 For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.JAMIESON-FAUSSET BROWN BIBLE COMMENTARY Prince of Peace—(See on Isa 9:5; Ge 49:1...
STABLE FEW 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...
PEACEISAIAH 26:12 LORD, you establish peace for us; all that we have accomplished you have done for us.JAMIESON-FAUSSET-BROWN BIBLE COMMENTARY peace—God's favor, including all blessings, temporal and spiritual, opposed to their previous trials