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STRESS DOESN'T REALLY GO WITH MY OUTFITPROVERBS 31:25 She is clothed with strength and dignity; she can laugh at the days to come.MATTHEW HENRY COMMENTARY She has firmness to bear up under crosses and disappointments. She shall reflect with comfort when she comes to be old, that she was not idle ...
LET THE WELFARE OF OTHERS LIE NEAR YOUR HEARTSPHILIPPIANS 2:4 not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of the others.ELLICOTT'S COMMENTARY It expresses that insight into the thoughts, hopes, aspirations of others, which only a self-forgetting love can give, as well as th...
KEEP LIFTING UNTIL THEY'RE STANDINGECCLESIASTES 4:10 For if they fall, the one will lift up his fellow: but woe to him that is alone when he falleth; for he hath not another to help him up.GILL'S EXPOSITION That is, if anyone of them fall, the other will lift him up, as they are travelling togeth...
DOUBLE COMPENSATION FOR THE SUFFERING OF YEARS ISAIAH 61:7 Instead of your shame you will receive a double portion, and instead of disgrace you will rejoice in your inheritance. And so you will inherit a double portion in your land, and everlasting joy will be yours. ELLICOTT'S COMMENTARY Double ...
PROTECTIONZECHARIAH 2:5 For I, saith the LORD, will be unto her a wall of fire round about, and will be the glory in the midst of her.PULPIT COMMENTARY She will not need walls. God will be her protection, not only defending her from attack, but consuming the enemy who may presume to assault her.
DIVINE INTERVENTION MIRACLE An extraordinary event manifesting divine intervention in human affairs.JEREMIAH 32:27 I am the Lord, the God of all mankind. Is anything too hard for me?
TO ABSTAIN FROM VENGEANCE WILL LEAVE THE HEART UNAFFECTEDROMANS 12:9 Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath: for it is written, Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord.MAC LAREN'S EXPOSITIONS To abstain from vengeance will leave the heart unaffected BENGEL...
AUL is proud to announce the 2019 Life List. Find the full list at aul.org.I'm happy to represent Oklahoma in this 2 minute national video clip!https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GZ1B7QvOzQk&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR0qFP6rPDl8PAwmdg1iTvg-BRv_ByeFAQWPhAFch78GA0QzZ6v0P7GSq6g
IN A STATE OF PEACEFUL HAPPINESSPSALM 131:2 But I have calmed and quieted myself, I am like a weaned child with its mother; like a weaned child I am content.DEFINITION of CONTENT in a state of peaceful happiness.ELLICOTT'S COMMENTARY The figure here is plain. It is taken from a baby’s first real ...
THEY WAITED ON THE LORD IN PUBLIC WORSHIP PSALM 25:3 Yea, let none that wait on thee be ashamed. GILL'S EXPOSITION Yea, let none that wait on thee be ashamed.... David not only prays for himself, but for other saints, as it becomes the people of God to do; for them they waited on the Lord in publ...