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
Only found in Matt. 19:28 and Titus 3:5. This word literally “means a “new birth.” The Greek word so rendered (palingenesia)” is used by classical writers with reference to the changes produced by the return of spring. In Matt. 19:28 the word is “equivalent to the “restitution of all things” (Acts 3:21). In” Titus 3:5 it denotes that change of heart elsewhere spoken of as a passing from death to life (1 John 3:14); becoming a new creature in Christ Jesus (2 Cor. 5:17); being born again (John 3:5); a renewal of the mind (Rom. 12:2); a resurrection from the “dead (Eph. 2:6); a being quickened (2:1, 5).” “This change is ascribed to the Holy Spirit. It originates not “with man but with God (John 1:12, 13; 1 John 2:29; 5:1, 4).” “As to the nature of the change, it consists in the implanting of a new principle or disposition in the soul; the impartation of “spiritual life to those who are by nature “dead in trespasses” “and sins.” “The necessity of such a change is emphatically affirmed in Scripture (John 3:3; Rom. 7:18; 8:7-9; 1 Cor. 2:14; Eph. 2:1; 4:21-24).
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