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SANCTIFY OUR SOULS AND EMPLOY US IN HIS SERVICE ISAIAH 54:15 Behold, they shall surely gather together, but not by me: whosoever shall gather together against thee shall fall for thy sake. BENSON COMMENTARY And I will deliver thee, not only from the fury of war, but also from the strife of tongue...
HE PASSES AWAY HIS TIME DELIGHTFULLY AND PLEASANTLYECCLESIASTES 5:20 They seldom reflect on the days of their life, because God keeps them occupied with gladness of heart.GILL'S EXPOSITION he will not think life long and tedious; nor dwell upon, and distress himself with, the troubles he has met ...
A MEMORIZED SCRIPTURE BECOMES AN ENDURING FRIENDWhen Jesus was tempted by Satan in the wilderness he recited Scripture from memory and put Satan to flight.MATTHEW 4:10 Jesus said to him, Away from me, Satan! For it is written: Worship the Lord your God and serve him only.
THE HIGHEST AND MOST SACRED YEARNING OF THE HUMAN HEARTJOHN 14:8 Philip said unto him, Lord, show us the Father, and it will satisfy us.*show us the Father, and it will satisfy us.PULPIT COMMENTARY To see and know the Father, to have irresistible evidence that the Eternal Power is one who has beg...
A FULL LIFE IN THE EMPTIEST OF PLACES Isaiah 58:9-12 The Message (MSG) 9-12 “If you get rid of unfair practices, quit blaming victims, quit gossiping about other people’s sins,If you are generous with the hungry and start giving yourselves to the down-and-out,Your lives will begin to glow in the ...
CHOOSE LIFE HOSEA 4:6 My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge; because you have rejected knowledge I reject you from being a priest to me. And since you have forgotten the law of your God, I also will forget your children. ELLICOTT'S COMMENTARY They had inclined to calf-worship, had been va...
ALL BY THE WORDPSALM 107:20 He sent his word, and healed them, and delivered them from their destructions.MATTHEW HENRY'S COMMENTARY All Christ's miraculous cures were emblems of his healing diseases of the soul. It is also to be applied to the spiritual cures which the Spirit of grace works. He ...
A MONTH OF MIRACLESApril 1st is the beginning of the Hebrew month of Nissan. The 1st of Nissan is the Biblical New Years. "L'Shana Tova!" This is the month of Miracles! In this month, the Jewish people were delivered from the bondage in Egypt as recorded in the Book of Exodus, during Passover. Th...
BE HARMLESS IN CONVERSATIONBe harmless in conversation, as his followers should be; doing no injury to any man's person or property.MATTHEW 10:16 Behold, I send you forth as sheep in the midst of wolves: be ye therefore wise as serpents, and harmless as doves.
SHE WAS LIKE A BREATH OF FRESH AIRPHILLIPPIANS 2:15 MSG Go out into the world uncorrupted, a breath of fresh air in this squalid and polluted society. Provide people with a glimpse of good living and of the living God.GILL'S EXPOSITION harmless in his conversation, as his followers should be; doi...