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Archives: "Bible verse and quote"
  •  How blessed is the man who fears the Lord, Who greatly delights in His commandments. Ps 112:1       We are happy when we have the disposition of a dutiful child toward a kind and gracious father, rather than that of a refractory slave toward a tyrannical and severe master. Joseph Benson,…
    April 3, 2020
  •   The trouble man causes recoils on himself; his violence comes down on his own head. Psalms 7:16  You reap what You SOW: Life is like a boomerang. Our thoughts, deeds and words return to us sooner or later, with astounding accuracy. Grant M. Bright, British-Born American Engineer I will praise the Lord according…
    March 27, 2020
  •   My shield is God Most High, who saves the upright in heart. Psalms 7:10 Fear overcomes belief or belief overcomes fear. Dennis Cope, Christian teacher   God is a righteous judge, And in strength God has indignation against the wicked every day. Psalms 7:11 What is your response when others do their worst…
    March 20, 2020
  •  While they treat with contempt and dishonor, You will bless; they rise up and are ashamed; but Your servant will be glad. Psalms 109:28          Sometimes we have to "step over" our anger, our jealousy, our feelings of rejection and move on. The temptation is…
    March 13, 2020
  •  He has shattered gates of bronze And cut bars of iron asunder. Psalms 107:16          God wants us to be victors, not victims; to grow, not grovel; to soar, not sink; to overcome, not to be overwhelmed. William Arthur Ward, 1812-82 They cried out to the Lord in their trouble (that they had…
    March 6, 2020
  •   O Lord my God, I take refuge in you; save and deliver me from all who pursue me, or they will tear me like a lion and rip me to pieces with no one to rescue me. Psalm 7:1,2 You know you’re surrendered to God when you rely on God to work things out instead of trying to manipulate others, force your agenda,…
    February 28, 2020
  • (David fled from King Saul’s renewed desire to kill him) and went to . Jonathan (who said) You shall not die! why should my father hide this thing from me? It is not so!" 1 Samuel 20:1,2 The prudence of the best heads is often defeated by tenderness of the best hearts. Henry Fielding (1707 - 1754) English…
    February 21, 2020
  • .all Israel and Judah loved David . (when King Saul offered his older daughter to him) David said, "Who am I, . that I should be son-in-law to the king?" 1 Samuel 18:16-18   He who takes his rank (or status, or ability or appearance) lightly raises his own dignity. Hebrew proverb    (after…
    February 14, 2020
  • Then Jonathan (king Saul’s son) made a covenant with David (a shepherd) because he loved him as himself. 1 Samuel 18:3  Despite the social and cultural differences, we (Christians) have a bond that is stronger than flesh and blood.   “The Voice of the Lord” Lewis and Harriet Lederer…
    February 7, 2020
  •   David sent to ask about (the beautiful woman he saw bathing).. 2 Samuel 11:3a (David already had many wives and concubines) You say, 'If I had a little more, I should be very satisfied.' You make a mistake. If you are not content with what you have, you would not be satisfied if it were doubled.…
    January 31, 2020
  •   (after the enemy fled from battle) Joab left off fighting the Ammonites and returned to Jerusalem. the Syrians. regrouped (and) sent for the Syrians who were across the River. 2 Samuel 10:14-16 Partial defeat stirs up our foes to stronger struggles. Alexander Maclaren, 1826-1910, British Baptist…
    January 24, 2020
  • When Joab saw that he had two fronts to fight, before and behind, he took his pick of the best of Israel and deployed them to confront the (stronger enemy). The rest of the army he put under the command of Abishai, his brother, and deployed them to confront the (weaker enemy). 2 Samuel 10:9,10 Maximize the potential…
    January 17, 2020
  •   King David sent and brought Mephibosheth, Jonathan’s remaining son who is lame in his feet, out of (a place of hiding and poverty). David said ., "Do not fear, for I will surely show you kindness for Jonathan your father's sake, and will restore to you all the land of Saul your grandfather; and you…
    January 10, 2020
  •   (David prays) You are God, and Your words are true, and You have promised this goodness to Your servant. .You, O Lord God, have spoken it, and with Your blessing let the house of Your servant be blessed forever. 2 Samuel 7:28, 29 True faith rests upon the character of God and asks no further proof…
    January 3, 2020
  •   For the sake of Your word, and according to Your own heart, You have done all this greatness (and) to let Your servant know. 2 Samuel 7:21 He has set forth by His Word the secrets of His will that He has decided to reveal to us. These He decided to reveal in so far as He foresaw that they would concern and benefit…
    December 27, 2019

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