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“And when you pray, do not heap up empty phrases as the Gentiles do, for they think that they will be heard for their many words. Matthew 6:7 The heathens thought their gods werepleased with a variety of titles, and upon that account were the more propitious to their worshippers, and therefore stuffed the hymns…

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The words of the LORD are pure words, like silver refined in a furnace on the ground, purified seven times. Psalm 12:6 The allusion is to metal that has passed through a very severe refining process. The words of God are so pure as to have no alloy whatever in them. “Purified seven times,” means…

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I have stored up your word in my heart, that I might not sin against you. Psalm 119:11 Dr. Marryot, after he was somewhat advanced in youth, committed to memory Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Isaiah, Jeremiah, all the minor prophets, every one of the epistles, and the book of Revelation; and that he might retain…

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But his delight is in the law of the LORD, and on his law he meditates day and night. Psalm 1:2 We must have a constant habitual regard to the word of God, as the rule of our actions, and the spring of our comforts.—M. Henry.

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In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. Genesis 1:1 The scriptures, in perfect harmony with the conclusions of our reason, when soberly exercised, declare that God is “from everlasting to everlasting.” All else had a beginning. With this the inspired historian opens his narration, and, in most sublime abruptness, breaks forth, “In…

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Beloved, if God so loved us, we also ought to love one another. 1 John 4:11 His one example easily answereth all our objections, taketh off all our excuses; as that our brother is our inferior, our adversary, of whom we have better deserved, &c. John Trapp.

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Your testimonies are my delight; they are my counselors. Psalm 119:24 His delight and his counsellors, that is, his delight because his counsellors; his counsellors, and therefore his delight. We know how delightful it is to any to have the advantage of good counsel, according to the perplexities and distractions in which they may be.…

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I will meditate on your precepts and fix my eyes on your ways. Psalm 119:15 I will meditate on your precepts. He who has an inward delight in anything will not long withdraw his mind from it. As the miser often returns to look upon his treasure, so does the devout believer by frequent meditation…

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7 Blessings Of Memorizing Scripture

Passages of Scripture stored away in the memory and heart… bring great blessing. They will come up to us when we need them, both in our personal life and in our work. 1) They will keep us from sin. Psalm 119:11 I have not contented myself with bare hearing or reading thy word, but have…

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This, Being Hid In The Heart, Will Preserve From Sin.

Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee. Psalm 119:11 Scripture-arguments are the most powerful arguments to repel temptation with. Christ himself resisted Satan’s temptations with, It is written, Matthew 4:4,6,7,10. This, being hid in the heart, will preserve from sin (Psalms 119:11), and will mortify and kill…

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