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THE JUDGMENTS OF GODPSALM 21:11-12 Though they intended evil against you and devised a plot, they will not succeed. For you will make them turn their back; You will aim with your bowstrings at their faces.BENSON COMMENTARY The judgments of God are called his arrows, being sharp, swift, sure, and ...
01/10/2020
DISCRETION WILL PROTECT YOUPROVERBS 2:11 Discretion will protect you, understanding will guard you.PULPIT COMMENTARY Discretion is an outward manifestation of wisdom; it avoids danger. The word carries with it the idea of reflection or consideration. The idea of protection and guarding.GENEVA STU...
01/10/2020
THE COUNSEL OF THE LORDPROVERBS 19:21 Many are the plans in a person's heart, but it is the LORD's purpose that prevails.BENSON COMMENTARY There are many devices in a man’s heart — Which shall not stand, but be disappointed; many designs and contrivances, which he thinks to be so well devised and...
01/10/2020
WHO SAYS ONLY WHAT IS TO THE PURPOSE PROVERBS 21:23 Whosoever keeps his mouth and his tongue keeps his soul from troubles. GILL'S EXPOSITION Guards the one and bridles the other; is careful of what he says, that it is truth, and without dissimulation and guile; and is not injurious to the charact...
01/09/2020
GLORY IN NO HUMAN TEACHER, BUT ONLY IN THE POWER OF GOD 1 CORINTHIANS 2:4-5 My message and my preaching were not with wise and persuasive words, but with a demonstration of the Spirit's power, so that your faith might not rest on human wisdom, but on God's power. ELLICOTT'S COMMENTARY The Apostle...
01/08/2020
MAY THE LORD JUDGE BETWEEN YOU AND ME1 SAMUEL 24:12 May the LORD judge between you and me. And may the LORD avenge the wrongs you have done to me, but my hand will not touch you.MATTHEW POOLE'S COMMENTARY if thou dost persist in thy injurious and cruel designs against me.GILL'S EXPOSITION if he c...
01/07/2020
When you finally learn a person’s behavior has more to do with their own internal struggle than it ever did with you... You learn Grace.I love this definition of grace... simple elegance or refinement of movement.
01/05/2020
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THINK! 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. MATTHEW HENRY'S COMMENTARY Filthy words proceed from corruption in the speaker, and they corrupt the min...
01/04/2020
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THE CAUSE OF CHRIST 1 CHRONICLES 12:17 And David went out to meet them, and answered and said unto them, If ye be come peaceably unto me to help me, mine heart shall be knit unto you: but if ye be come to betray me to mine enemies, seeing there is no wrong in mine hands, the God of our fathers lo...
01/02/2020
BE INTENTIONALDEFINITION of INTENTIONAL deliberate, conscious, intended, planned, meant, studied, knowing, willful, purposeful, purposive, done on purposeMATTHEW 6:33 But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. ELLICOTT'S COMMENTARY One who...
01/02/2020