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    by Jan Couns

Bible and Quote - September 10-14
Date Posted: February 19, 2021

For the Lord does not see as man sees; for man looks at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart. 1 Samuel 16:7b

Do not look upon the vessel, but upon what it holds. Hebrew proverb

(One by one) Jesse made seven of his sons pass before Samuel. But Samuel said ., ‘The Lord has not chosen these (to be king) . Are these all the children?’ (Jesse) said, ‘There remains yet the youngest . tending the sheep.” 1 Samuel 16:10,11

The ability to ask the right question is more than half the battle of finding the answer. Thomas J. Watson, Sr. (1874 - 1956) US business executive

(Jesse’s young shepherd son came before Samuel) . he was ruddy, with beautiful eyes and a handsome appearance. And the Lord said, "Arise, anoint him; for this is he." 1 Samuel 16:12

A goodheart will help you to a bonny face, my lad. . . and a bad one will turn the bonniest into something worse than ugly. Emily Bronte (1818 - 1848) English novelist

(God’s Spirit came upon anointed David) But the Spirit of the Lord departed from Saul, and a distressing spirit from the Lord troubled him. 1 Samuel 16:14

God may withdraw the hand of His protection, and therefore allow evil to come, without being the source of the evil itself. David Guzik's Commentaries

(servant to Saul) I have seen a son of Jesse the Bethlehemite, who is skillful in playing (the harp), a mighty man of valor, a man of war, prudent in speech, and a handsome person; and the Lord is with him. Therefore Saul sent messengers to Jesse, and said, "Send me your son David, who is with the sheep."" 1 Samuel 16:16,19

Prepare yourself in every way you can by increasing your knowledge and adding to your experience, so that you can make the most of opportunity when it occurs. … Mario Andretti (1940 - US auto racer

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