When I was a child, I spoke as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child; but when I became a man, I put away childish things. (1 Corinthians 13:11) What
For this reason I bow my knees to the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, from whom the whole family in heaven and earth is named, that He would grant you according to the riches
A form of godliness, but denying the power thereof… (2 Tim 3:5) Paul predicts that perilous times will come when “men will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boasters, proud blasphemers, disobedient to parents,
A state of mind in which one’s desires are confined to his lot whatever it may be (1 Tim. 6:6; 2 Cor. 9:8). It is opposed to “envy (James 3:16), avarice (Heb. 13:5), ambition (Prov. 13:10),” “anxiety (Matt. 6:25, 34), and repining (1 Cor. 10:10). It arises” “from the inward disposition, and is the offspring of humility,” and of an intelligent consideration of the rectitude and “benignity of divine providence (Ps. 96:1, 2; 145), the greatness” “of the divine promises (2 Pet. 1:4), and our own unworthiness” (Gen. 32:10); as well as from the view the gospel opens up to us of rest and peace hereafter (Rom. 5:2).
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