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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...
SUCH IS THEIR INHUMANITY PSALM 22:7 All who see me mock me; they hurl insults, shaking their heads. BENSON COMMENTARY Instead of pitying, or helping, they deride and insult over me: such is their inhumanity.
THE YEAR OF THE LORD'S FAVORISAIAH 6161 The Spirit of the Sovereign Lord is on me,because the Lord has anointed meto proclaim good news to the poor.He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted,to proclaim freedom for the captivesand release from darkness for the prisoners,2 to proclaim the year of...
PERPLEXING OR ANXIOUS THOUGHTSPSALM 94:19 When anxiety was great within me, your consolation brought me joy.ELLICOTT'S COMMENTARY “perplexing” or “anxious” thoughts BENSON COMMENTARY Thy promises, contained in thy word, and the remembrance of my former experience of thy care and kindness to me, a...
HE HIMSELF WILL COME, AND WILL DELIVER YOU ISAIAH 35:4 Tell everyone who is discouraged, "Be strong and don't be afraid! God is coming to your rescue, coming to punish your enemies." BARNES' NOTES He himself will come, and will deliver you.
YOU ARE CHOSEN BY GOD AND PRECIOUS TO HIM1 PETER 2:4 As you come to him, the living Stone--rejected by humans but chosen by God and precious to him--ELLICOTT'S COMMENTARY The word “rejected,” implies a form of trial or probation which comes to an unsatisfactory conclusion. The human builders exam...
WE ARE MEANT TO SHINE"Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people will not feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do. It is not just in some of us; it is in everyone, and as we let our light shine, we unc...
OVERCOME DISAPPOINTMENT BY BELIEVING IN GOD'S PLANDEFINITION of DISAPPOINTMENT sadness, regret, dismay, sorrow; the feeling of sadness or displeasure caused by the nonfulfillment of one's hopes or expectations.ISAIAH 55;8-9 “My thoughts are nothing like your thoughts,” says the Lord. “And my ways...
IN AN HUMBLE RESIGNATION TO HIS WILL DEFINITION of RESIGNATION acceptancePSALM 27:14 Wait for the LORD; be strong and take heart and wait for the LORD.BENSON COMMENTARY Wait on God by faith and prayer, and in an humble resignation to his will.
BE PLUCKYDEFINITION of PLUCKY having or showing determined courage in the face of difficulties, brave, courageous, bold, daring, fearless, intrepid, spirited, game, valiant, valorous, stouthearted, dauntless, resolute, determined, undaunted, unflinching, audacious, unafraid, doughty, informalguts...