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BE UNOFFENDABLE DEFINITION of OFFENSE Annoyance or resentment brought about by a perceived insult to or disregard for oneself or one's standards or principles, a obsolete, an act of stumbling ISAIAH 44:22 I have swept away your offenses like a cloud, your sins like the morning mist. Return to me,...
PRISONERS OF WAR DEFINITION of CAGE a fenced area for prisoners of war JOHN 8:32 And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free. PROVERBS 13:20 Walk with the wise and become wise, for a companion of fools suffers harm. ELLICOTT'S COMMENTARY suffers harm —i.e., morally ruined MATTH...
TO EXCLUDE FROM CONVERSATION THE FAINTEST TOUCH OF WHAT IS UNBECOMINGEPHESIANS 5:12 It is shameful even to mention what the disobedient do in secret.ELLICOTT'S COMMENTARY Sin may be plainly indicated, and perhaps most effectually branded, without polluting the tongue by describing its actual deve...
SO READY IS HE RATHER TO SHOW MERCY THAN TO PUNISHEXODUS 20:6 but showing love to a thousand generations of those who love me and keep my commandments.ELLICOTT'S COMMENTARY Sin is visited on three, or at most four, generations. Righteousness is remembered, and advantages descendants, for ever. BA...
FOR IN OURSELVES WE WERE SCATTEREDISAIAH 53:6 We all, like sheep, have gone astray, each of us has turned to our own way; and the LORD has laid on him the iniquity of us all.BARNES' NOTES For in ourselves we were scattered; in Christ we are collected together; by nature we wander, and are driven ...
IT'S A CHOICEJEREMIAH 6:16 This is what the LORD says: "Stand at the crossroads and look; ask for the ancient paths, ask where the good way is, and walk in it, and you will find rest for your souls. But you said, 'We will not walk in it.'CAMBRIDGE BIBLE "rest for your souls" The words have not th...
CONTINUE OUR PRAYERS WITH PATIENCEEPHESIANS 6:14-17 Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth, and having on the breastplate of righteousness; And your feet shod with the preparation of the gospel of peace; Above all, taking the shield of faith, wherewith ye shall be able to quench...
ENJOY YOUR DAY Ecclesiastes 5:20 He seldom reflects on the days of his life, because God keeps him occupied with gladness of heart. JAMIESON-FAUSSET-BROWN BIBLE COMMENTARY He will not remember much, looking back with disappointment, as the ungodly do. GILL'S EXPOSITION He will not think life long...
CHOOSE HAPPINESSECCLESIASTES 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