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STRESS DOESN'T GO WITH MY OUTFITPROVERBS 31:25 She is clothed with strength and dignity; she can laugh at the days to come.MATTHEW HENRY COMMENTARY She has firmness to bear up under crosses and disappointments. She shall reflect with comfort when she comes to be old, that she was not idle or usel...
JUST BE HAPPYECCLESIASTES 2:26 To the man who please him, God gives wisdom, knowledge and happiness.WEBSTER'S DEFINITION of HAPPINESS enjoyment of pleasure without pain, blessedness, satisfaction, elegance, appropriateness and blissMATTHEW HENRY'S COMMENTARY To those that are accepted of the Lord...
DRUNKENNESS IS A SIN VERY PROVOKING TO GODEPHESIANS 5:18 Do not get drunk on wine, which leads to debauchery. Instead, be filled with the Spirit,ELLICOTT'S COMMENTARY For drunkenness is at once the effect and cause of utter recklessness. It is the effect of a self-abandonment, by which the sensua...
SELFIE OR SELFISH?2 TIMOTHY 3:2-4 People will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, proud, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy, without love, unforgiving, slanderous, without self-control, brutal, not lovers of the good, treacherous, rash, conceited, lovers of ...
ENDEAVOR TO KEEP LIFTING UNTIL THEY'RE STANDINGECCLESIASTES 4:10 For if they fall, the one will lift up his fellow: but woe to him that is alone when he falleth; for he hath not another to help him up.GILL'S EXPOSITION That is, if anyone of them fall, the other will lift him up, as they are trave...
FELLOW-TRAVELLERS GALATIANS 6:2 Bear ye one another's burdens, and so fulfil the law of Christ. BENSON COMMENTARY Sympathize with and assist each other, in all your weaknesses, grievances, trials. MATTHEW HENRY'S COMMENTARY It becomes us to bear one another's burdens, as fellow-travellers. It is ...
GOD WILL BE HER PROTECTIONZECHARIAH 2:5 For I, saith the LORD, will be unto her a wall of fire round about, and will be the glory in the midst of her.PULPIT COMMENTARY She will not need walls. God will be her protection, not only defending her from attack, but consuming the enemy who may presume ...
WATCH YOUR TONGUE AND KEEP YOUR MOUTH SHUTPROVERBS 21:23 NLT Watch your tongue and keep your mouth shut, and you will stay out of trouble.MATTHEW HENRY COMMENTARY It is our great concern to keep our souls from being entangled and disquieted.
REST UPON HIS PROVIDENCE AND PROMISE PSALM 55:18 He rescues me unharmed from the battle waged against me, even though many oppose me. MATTHEW HENRY'S COMMENTARY In every trial let us call upon the Lord, and he will save us. To cast our burden upon God, is to rest upon his providence and promise.
HOPE IS GOD'S GIFT BY HIS SPIRITROMANS 15:13 May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.NIV STUDY Any hope the Christian has comes from God by the power of the Holy Spirit. Hope cannot be conjured up ...