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    by Jan Couns

Bible and Quote - August 18-22
Date Posted: April 23, 2021

The Lord also has taken away your sin;.. But because by doing this, you have made the enemies of the Lord show utter contempt.. 2 Samuel 12:13,14a

.our sins give ammunition to unbelievers. God’s reputation is tarnished and His name is blasphemed. Alan Carr, Expository Sermon Notes, Calvary Baptist, Lenoir, NC

(To David) The Lord . has taken away your sin; you shall not die. However, the child . that is born to you shall surely die. 2 Samuel 12:13c,14b

God prefers mercy and kindness and goodness, but is forced by His holiness to give us the best of the alternatives we leave to Him. Me

David . pleaded with God for the child (of adultery that had become ill), and David fasted and went and spent the nights on the floor. 2 Samuel 12:16

God is perfect love and perfect wisdom. We do not pray in order to change his will, but to bring our wills into harmony with his. Sir William Temple, 1628-99

(Upon finding out his child had died) David arose from the ground, washed and anointed himself, and changed his clothes; and he went into the house of the Lord and worshiped. 2 Samuel 12:18-20

.trust in the Lord and His will in answered prayer allows the believer to submit all concerns to Him with thanksgiving. The believer's attention is no longer occupied by the situations and circumstances of life; but is instead occupied by the peace of God. ‘Greek Thoughts’ Copyright 2007 © Bill Klein. www.studylight.org/col/gt

(David responds about his peacefulness) . (my child) is dead; why should I fast? Can I bring him back again? I shall go to him, but he shall not return to me. 2 Samuel 12:21-23

Death is not a journeying into an unknown land; it is a voyage home. We are going not to a strange country, but to our Father’s house, and among our kith and kin. John Ruskin, 1819–1900

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