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A FULL LIFE IN THE EMPTIEST OF PLACESISAIAH 58:11 MESSAGE BIBLE I will always show you where to go. I’ll give you a full life in the emptiest of places- firm muscles, strong bones. You’ll be like a well-watered garden, a gurgling spring that never runs dry.MATTHEW HENRY'S COMMENTARY Good works wi...
BLESSED IS SHE WHO HAS BELIEVED THAT THE LORD WOULD FULFILL HIS PROMISES TO HERLUKE 1:45 Blessed is she who has believed that the Lord would fulfill his promises to her!"GILL'S EXPOSITION Being fully persuaded.
HE IS THE LIGHT PROVERBS 4:18 The path of the righteous is like the morning sun, shining ever brighter till the full light of day. MATTHEW HENRY'S COMMENTARY The way of evil men may seem pleasant, and the nearest way to compass some end; but it is an evil way, and will end ill; if thou love thy G...
A MINISTER'S TRIALS AND COMFORTS ARE PERMITTED AND SENT FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE CHURCH 2 CORINTHIANS 1:4 Who comforteth us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort them which are in any trouble, by the comfort wherewith we ourselves are comforted of God. CLARKE'S COMMENTARY Who comf...
A CHILD OF GOD 1 JOHN 3:1 See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are! The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him. MATTHEW HENRY'S COMMENTARY Little does the world know of the happiness of the real fol...
THE WORD QUICKENS, REFRESHES AND COMFORTS THE MNDS OF BELIEVERS JOHN 6:63 The Spirit gives life; the flesh counts for nothing. The words I have spoken to you--they are full of the Spirit and life.GILL'S EXPOSITION It is the spirit of man that quickens him; or which being breathed into him, he bec...
THE BEGINNING OF WISDOM PROVERBS 9:10 The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom, and knowledge of the Holy One is understanding. ELLICOTT'S COMMENTARY Where the "spirit of knowledge" and the "fear of the Lord" is counted as a gift of God.
GOOD MEN WILL BE CAUTIOUS WHAT THEY SAY EPHESIANS 4:29 Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen. ELLICOTT'S COMMENTARY “the building up of the need”—that is, the supplyin...
A HAPPY SEASONPSALM 122:1 I was glad when they said to me, “Let us go to the house of the LORD!”BARNES' NOTES The return of the happy season when we were to go up to worship filled me with joy. The language is expressive of the, happiness which is felt by those who love God and his sanctuary, whe...
WE BELONG TO CHRIST2 CORINTHIANS 10:7 You are judging by appearances. If anyone is confident that they belong to Christ, they should consider again that we belong to Christ just as much as they do.GILL'S EXPOSITION So many judged of Paul by his outward circumstances of life, his poverty, afflicti...