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Category Archives: Appreciation
“This is the word of the LORD to Zerubbabel: ‘Not by might nor by power, but by My spirit,’ says the LORD of hosts” (Zechariah 4:6). Immediately before this, Zechariah saw a vision. The vision included a lampstand of solid … Continue reading
“But above all these things put on love, which is the bond of perfection. And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to which also you were called in one body; and be thankful” (Colossians 3:14-15). Three things … Continue reading
The book of Psalms is filled with expressions of thanks to God. The words “thanks” and “thanksgiving” appear 30 times in the book of Psalms. Nave’s topical Bible classifies 37 Psalms as Psalms which offer thanksgiving to God (9, 18, … Continue reading
“A man can stand a lot as long as he can stand himself” (Axel Munthe). Oh, how true this is. The society in which we live seems to be filled with people both young and old, who are displeased with themselves. They … Continue reading
“He who mistreats his father and chases away his mother is a son who causes shame and reproach” (Proverbs 19:26). “The father of the righteous will greatly rejoice, and he who begets a wise child will delight him. Let your … Continue reading
“Who can find a virtuous wife, for her worth is far above the rubies. The heart of her husband safely trusts her; so he will have no lack of gain. She does him good and not evil all the days … Continue reading
Let me give you some advice concerning edification and evangelism: Don’t forget to write. In fact, try to write something daily. Now, why do I say this? (1) The written word can speak long after you cease to be on … Continue reading
When did Israel express appreciation for Moses? When he died (Deuteronomy 34:7-8). Not much appreciation was expressed before then, and when they did recognize how great a man he was, it was bit too late to do him any good. … Continue reading
Greek word: Matar or meter “from Sanskrit ‘to measure’; but whether denoting the ‘moulder,’ or the ‘manager’ is debated” (Thayer). English word: Mother “(from) Middle English ‘moder’ … the change from the ‘d’ to the ‘th’ seems due to Scand. … Continue reading
Greek word: Pater “from a root signifying ‘a nourisher, protector, upholder’” (Vine’s). “From root ‘pa’; lit. nourisher, protector, upholder” (Thayer). Aramic word: Abba. “Abba is the word framed by the lips of infants” (Vine’s). It is a tender affectionate term … Continue reading