Who satisfies your mouth with good things… Psalm 103:5a Psalm 37: 3 declares: “Trust in the Lord, and do good; so shalt thou dwell in the land, and verily thou shalt be fed.” There, the
In the first half of Psalm 103:4, God redeems us. Then, with only the separation of the pause of a comma, in the second half of the same verse, He crowns us. In other words,
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
“A town of Lycaonia, in Asia Minor, in a wild district and among” a rude population. Here Paul preached the gospel after he had been driven by persecution from Iconium (Acts 14:2-7). Here also “he healed a lame man (8), and thus so impressed the ignorant and” “superstitious people that they took him for Mercury, because he” “was the “chief speaker,” and his companion Barnabas for Jupiter,” “probably in consequence of his stately, venerable appearance;” “and were proceeding to offer sacrifices to them (13), when Paul” earnestly addressed them and turned their attention to the true “source of all blessings. But soon after, through the influence” “of the Jews from Antioch in Pisidia and Iconium, they stoned” “Paul and left him for dead (14:19). On recovering, Paul left for” “Derbe; but soon returned again, through Lystra, encouraging the” disciples there to steadfastness. He in all likelihood visited this city again on his third missionary tour (Acts 18:23). “Timothy, who was probably born here (2 Tim. 3:10, 11), was no” doubt one of those who were on this occasion witnesses of Paul’s persecution and his courage in Lystra.
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