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GOD'S WATCHFUL PROVIDENCEPROVERBS 29:25 Fear of man will prove to be a snare, but whoever trusts in the LORD is kept safe.BENSON COMMENTARY Shall be preserved from all real evil, through God’s watchful providence over him.
A SILENT PATIENCE1 PETER 2:23 When they hurled their insults at him, he did not retaliate; when he suffered, he made no threats. Instead, he entrusted himself to him who judges justly.ELLICOTT'S COMMENTARY He entrusted himself.—This was His only form of revenge.CAMBRIDGE BIBLE They were tempted t...
WIDE REACHING SYMPATHY1 CORINTHIANS 9:22 To the weak I became weak, to win the weak. I have become all things to all people so that by all possible means I might save some.CAMBRIDGE BIBLE Not in the sense of sacrifice of principle, but by the operation of a wide reaching sympathy, which enabled h...
MORE FATALLY IMPOSE UPON YOURSELVES THAN UPON ANY OTHERSGALATIANS 6:7 Do not be deceived: God cannot be mocked. A man reaps what he sows.BENSON COMMENTARY By the treachery of your own hearts, which may more fatally impose upon yourselves than upon any others.
GOD IS MY DEFENSEPSALM 59:1 Deliver me from my enemies, O God; be my fortress against those who are attacking me.BENSON COMMENTARY Under whose protection I have put myself; and thou hast promised me to be a God all-sufficient, and therefore in honour and faithfulness thou wilt deliver me.MATTHEW ...
NOT LIKE THE LUST THAT PASSES AWAY1 JOHN 2:16 For everything in the world—the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life—comes not from the Father but from the world.MATTHEW HENRY'S COMMENTARY The things of the world quickly fade and die away; desire itself will ere long fail ...
DO NOT SLANDER ONE ANOTHERJAMES 4:11 Brothers and sisters, do not slander one another. Anyone who speaks against a brother or sister or judges them speaks against the law and judges it. When you judge the law, you are not keeping it, but sitting in judgment on it.CAMBRIDGE BIBLE To speak against ...
PATIENCE IS A FORM OF ACTIONEPHEISANS 4:2 Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love.BARNES' NOTES Meekness relates to the manner in which we receive injuries. We are to bear them patiently, and not to retaliate, or seek revenge. The meaning here is, that; we ad...
PRONOUNCING A SOUND WITH AN EXHALATION OF BREATHDEFINITION of ASPIRATION The action of pronouncing a sound with an exhalation of breath. GALATIONS 1:10 For is it man's favour or God's that I aspire to? Or am I seeking to please men? If I were still a man-pleaser, I should not be Christ's bondserv...