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Archives: "Bible verse and quote"
  •  The Lord is God, and He has given us light. Ps 118:27          We carry about with us a light which had come from God; in His light we see light, and in this light we discern everything which the light manifests. J. C. Philpot, 1802-1869, English pastor, Huguenot descendant Blessed are those…
    May 1, 2020
  •   .I consider Your heavens, the work of Your fingers, The moon and the stars, which You have ordained… Psalms 8:3 The more we learn (untarnished by prejudice) about the wonders of our universe, the more clearly we are going to perceive the hand of God. Frank Borman, 1928 (Having created the universe)…
    April 24, 2020
  •  The Lord is my strength and song, And He has become my salvation. Ps 118:14     Rejoice and live each day with confidence in an all-powerful sovereign God, who saved you and keeps you. Lifeway, Explore the Bible, Spring 2007 The Lord has disciplined me severely; But He has not given me over to death.…
    April 17, 2020
  •  The upright man will not fear evil tidings; His heart is steadfast, trusting in the Lord. Ps 112:7Trust is not a passive state of mind. It is a vigorous act of the soul by which we choose to lay hold on the promises of God and cling to Him despite the adversity that at times seeks to overwhelm us. Jerry Bridges, 20th…
    April 10, 2020
  •  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

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