So the holy one AU to be born will be called [ b ] the Son of God. He is to be called John. She wrapped him in cloths and placed him in a manger, because there was no guest room available for them. CY I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people.
And a sword will pierce your own soul too. Then they began looking for him among their relatives and friends. Your father EE and I have been anxiously searching for you. But his mother treasured all these things in her heart. ET Who warned you to flee from the coming wrath?
World English Bible Then out of the smoke came forth locusts on the earth, and power was given to them, as the scorpions of the earth have power. Young's Literal Translation And out of the smoke came forth locusts to the earth, and there was given to them authority, as scorpions of the earth have authority,.
Exodus Then the LORD said to Moses, "Stretch out your hand over the land of Egypt, that the locusts may swarm over it and devour every plant in the land--everything that the hail has left behind. Never before had there been so many locusts, and never again will there be. Although my father scourged you with whips, I will scourge you with scorpions. Although my father scourged you with whips, I will scourge you with scorpions!
Do not be afraid, though briers and thorns surround you, and you dwell among scorpions. Do not be afraid of their words or dismayed by their presence, though they are a rebellious house. Revelation The locusts were not given power to kill them, but only to torment them for five months, and their torment was like the stinging of a scorpion.
Revelation And the locusts looked like horses prepared for battle, with something like crowns of gold on their heads, and faces like the faces of men. Revelation They had tails with stingers like scorpions, which had the power to injure people for five months.
And he gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the shepherds and teachers, to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ,. What accord has Christ with Belial? Or what portion does a believer share with an unbeliever? My son, if sinners entice you, do not consent. Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away, and the sea was no more.
And I saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband. He will dwell with them, and they will be his people, and God himself will be with them as their God. He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more, neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain anymore, for the former things have passed away.
But I have a few things against you: you have some there who hold the teaching of Balaam, who taught Balak to put a stumbling block before the sons of Israel, so that they might eat food sacrificed to idols and practice sexual immorality.
So also you have some who hold the teaching of the Nicolaitans. Therefore repent. If not, I will come to you soon and war against them with the sword of my mouth. These are waterless springs and mists driven by a storm. For them the gloom of utter darkness has been reserved.
For, speaking loud boasts of folly, they entice by sensual passions of the flesh those who are barely escaping from those who live in error. They promise them freedom, but they themselves are slaves of corruption. For whatever overcomes a person, to that he is enslaved. But these, like irrational animals, creatures of instinct, born to be caught and destroyed, blaspheming about matters of which they are ignorant, will also be destroyed in their destruction,.
But as it is, Christ has obtained a ministry that is as much more excellent than the old as the covenant he mediates is better, since it is enacted on better promises. For if that first covenant had been faultless, there would have been no occasion to look for a second. And since they did not see fit to acknowledge God, God gave them up to a debased mind to do what ought not to be done.
Because they exchanged the truth about God for a lie and worshiped and served the creature rather than the Creator, who is blessed forever! As your fathers did, so do you. While it remained unsold, did it not remain your own? And after it was sold, was it not at your disposal? Why is it that you have contrived this deed in your heart?
You have not lied to men but to God. Bibliography Bengel, Johann Albrecht. That the trying of your faith; the reason why he called afflictions temptations, as well as why believers should count it all joy to fall into them, viz.
Of your faith; both of the truth of the grace itself, and of your constancy in the profession of it. Worketh patience; not of itself, but as a means in the hand of God, made effectual to that end. Romans , it is said, Tribulation worketh patience, and patience, experience, or trial; whereas here it is said, that trial works patience. The words used here and Romans are different; here it is dokimion, which signifies actively, the trying itself, and this works patience; there it is dokimh, which is taken passively, for the experiment following upon the trial; or, as we read it, the experience, viz.
And so both are true, that tribulation, as Paul speaks, and trial, as James, work patience; and patience, not a further trial, but rather discovery, or experiment, or approbation of what we are, which appears by nothing more than by patience under sufferings.
Bibliography Poole, Matthew, "Commentary on James ". The trying of your faith ; that is, when the trial is rightly endured.
Patience ; in its usual scriptural sense of steadfast endurance. Bibliography Edwards, Justin. American Tract Society. The part. The tense implies a constantly recurring recognition. The word is rare in the classical period, but comp. It is not a mere passive quality, comp. Bibliography "Commentary on James ". Trying —The putting to, or undergoing, the test. Worketh —The calling our spiritual and moral power into successful action increases the power, just as the muscle is hardened by exercise.
Hence the perfectness of our Christian life is much the result of time, trial, and experience. Patience — Firmness against trial. The resisting the temptation and conquering the tempter begets hardihood and solidity. Bibliography Whedon, Daniel. The child who is protected from all that life deals out will never grow into an adult. The idea is of something tested in the fire and coming out refined. Bibliography Pett, Peter. Knowing this— being well assured of the fact, the reason or ground of the joy.
These temptations are regarded as the tests or proofs of faith, and in this consists their value. By them faith is being tested as gold in the furnace, and is thus recognised and purified. Faith here is not used objectively for the doctrines of Christianity; but subjectively for our personal persuasion of the truth of the Gospel. By patience here is not meant so much freedom from murmuring and repining, as endurance—stedfastness or perseverance in the faith of the Gospel under these temptations.
The Jewish Christians by their trials were tempted to apostatize from Christianity. A period of trial is a period of testing; the true metal is purified, not consumed. Those who are true believers stand the trial; the trying of their faith produceth endurance. With respect to joy in temptation, because it produceth patience, compare the language of St. Bibliography Schaff, Philip. Proverbs Sept.
Bibliography Nicol, W. Robertson, M. The Expositor's Greek Testament. The trying of your faith worketh patience. Paul seems to assert the reverse: Romans v. They are easily reconciled. Here St. James teacheth us, that patience is occasionally obtained, and strengthened by sufferings, the meaning of St. Paul is, that patience worketh, sheweth itself, and is found perfect in the sight of God by trials.
Bibliography Haydock, George Leo. During trials, the Christian needs to remain calm and have their mind focused on the promises of God.
The Christian needs to remember that when they encounter a trial, they immediately know what the end result will be if they remain faithful to God! If our attitude is right, we can"t lose. It is the word for sterling coinage, for money which is genuine and unalloyed. The aim of testing is to purge us of all impurity…. Be impressed that the Holy Spirit doesn"t miraculously remove evil desires and bad habits, for if He did, then trials would serve no useful purpose.Discover, buy and download high quality mp3 music of Freedom Metal by Bible of the Devil at Mp3Caprice.