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    by Jan Couns

Bible and Quote - September 20-24
Date Posted: August 13, 2021

.hide me in the shadow of your wings from the wicked who oppress me, from my mortal enemies who surround me. Psalm 17:8b,9 God’s capability to conceal us is one of the many ways we may seek His protection.

They close up their callous hearts, and their mouths speak with arrogance. Psalm 17:10 Contempt and ridicule are the weapons of the proud; he has forgotten how to use others of a more sacred character. His mental habits are marked by scorn; and he treats with contempt the judgments, opinions, and practices of the wisest of men. John Morison

They are like a lion hungry for prey . crouching in cover. Rise up, O Lord, confront them, bring them down; rescue me from the wicked by your sword. Psalm 17:12,13 We are not to enter the thicket in search of the lion. This lion may cross our path or leap upon us from the thicket, but we have nothing to do with hunting him. He that meeteth with him, even though he winneth the day, will find it a stern struggle. Let the Christian pray that he may be spared the encounter. Charles H. Spurgeon

(in regard to the riches and pleasures of the world) As for me, in righteousness I will look upon Your face. Psalm 17:15a God is a superlative good. He is better than anything you can put in competition with him. Other things maintain life, he gives life. Who would put anything in balance with the Deity? Who would weigh a feather against a mountain of gold? Thomas Watson, Puritan, 1620-1686


.when I awaken, I shall be satisfied by Your likeness. Psalm 17:15b Besides the heavenly inheritance prepared for the saints, there is a present inheritance in the saints; for grace is glory begun, and holiness is happiness in the bud. Matthew Henry, 1662-1714, was a Welsh-born, English nonconformist minister and Bible commentator

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