God established a testimony . And appointed a law, Which He commanded our fathers That they should teach them to their children, That the generation to come might know, even the children yet to be born, That they may arise and tell them to their children, Psalm 78:5-6 Godly fathers are, both by the order of nature and grace, the best instructors of their children; they cannot delegate that sacred duty. CH Spurgeon 1834-92
Thus He remembered that they were but flesh. Psalm 78:39a God knows our situation; He will not judge us as if we had no difficulties to overcome. What matters is the sincerity and perseverance of our will to overcome them. C S. Lewis
“Oh that My people would listen to Me (and) walk in My ways! I would quickly subdue their enemies And turn My hand against their adversaries.” Psalm 81:13,14 What then are we afraid of? Do we fear to be too happy, too much delivered from ourselves, from the caprices of our pride, the violence of our passions, and the tyranny of this deceitful world? Francois de Salignac Fenelon, 1651-1715, French theologian, author
I have chosen rather to stand at the threshold of the house of my God Than dwell in the tents of wickedness. Psalm 84:10b We don't know how the narrative of our lives will end, but we get to choose how to use the interval between now and the moment we meet our Creator face-to-face. Tony Snow, President Bush's Press Secretary, Commentator and broadcaster, ended his fight with cancer 2008
The Lord gives grace and glory; No good thing does He withhold from those who walk uprightly. Psalm 84:11a,b
God promises to reward his children with good things, both here in this life and in the life to come. But we need to cultivate in our own hearts a longing for what is good. Voice of Lord, Lewis/Harriet Lederer Foundation Messianic Jewish Publishers
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