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THE INTENTION IS ENOUGHPSALM 21:11 Though they plot evil against you and devise wicked schemes, they cannot succeed.ELLICOTT'S COMMENTARY Though they have intended evil against thee, have plotted mischief, they have no power at all. BARNES' NOTES The purposes of wicked men are usually much more t...
IT WILL BE WELLISAIAH 3:10 Tell the righteous it will be well with them, for they will enjoy the fruit of their deeds.JAMIESON-FAUSSET-BROWN BIBLE COMMENTARY Not salvation by works, but by fruit-bearing faith.
I HAVE PUT MY WORDS IN YOUR MOUTH AND COVERED YOU WITH THE SHADOW OF MY HAND ISAIAH 51:16 I have put my words in your mouth and covered you with the shadow of my hand-- I who set the heavens in place, who laid the foundations of the earth, and who say to Zion, 'You are my people.'"MATTHEW POOLE'S...
RESPECT IS DUE TO ALLDEFINITION of DISREGARD pay no attention to; indifference, nonobservance, inattention1 PETER 2:17 Show proper respect to everyone, love the family of believers, fear God, honor the emperor.PULPIT COMMENTARY Respect is due to all.
IT'S ALL ABOUT YOU GODJOHN 12:32 And I, when I am lifted up from the earth, will draw all people to myself."PULPIT COMMENTARY Christ declared that the attraction of the cross would be mightier than all the fascination of the prince of this world.
WHAT WAS ITS PURPOSEECCLESIASTES 7:8 The end of a matter is better than the beginning, and a patient spirit is better than a proud one.PULPIT COMMENTARY The end is better because we then can form a right judgment about a matter; we see what was its purpose; we know whether it has been advantageou...
SEE THE LIGHT IN OTHERS AND TREAT THEM AS IF THAT IS ALL YOU SEEGENESIS 1:27 So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them.BENSON COMMENTARY So God created man in his own image — In his natural, but especially in his moral image, wit...
WHAT THE DEVIL CREATED FOR SHAME IS AND WILL TURN TO PRAISEJOB 19:19 My close friends detest me. Those I loved have turned against me.PULPIT COMMENTARY By keeping aloof have shown their abhorrence of me.
AN ELEMENT OF HAPPINESS PSALM 119:45 I will walk about in freedom, for I have sought out your truth. JAMIESON-FAUSSET-BROWN BIBLE COMMENTARY To freedom from reproach, when imbued with God's truth, there is added "great boldness in the faith", accompanied with increasing delight in the holy law i...
CHRISTIAN INDEPENDENCE PHILLIPPIANS 4:12 I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation, whether well fed or hungry, whether living in plenty or in want. PULPIT COMMENTARY St. Paul had experience both of...