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
Eastern modes of salutation are not unfrequently so prolonged as to become wearisome and a positive waste of time. The “profusely polite Arab asks so many questions after your health,” “your happiness, your welfare, your house, and other things, that” a person ignorant of the habits of the country would imagine there must be some secret ailment or mysterious sorrow “oppressing you, which you wished to conceal, so as to spare the” “feelings of a dear, sympathizing friend, but which he, in the” “depth of his anxiety, would desire to hear of. I have often” “listened to these prolonged salutations in the house, the” “street, and the highway, and not unfrequently I have experienced” “their tedious monotony, and I have bitterly lamented useless” “waste of time” (Porter, Through Samaria, etc.). The work on” “which the disciples were sent forth was one of urgency, which” left no time for empty compliments and prolonged greetings (Luke 10:4).
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