'Bible verse and quote' from Jan Couns
Week of February 15 - 22, 2009
Bible and Quote Feb 9-13
The word of the Lord is proven (tested). 2 Samuel 22:31b.like silver refined in the furnace, His people have, in all ages and circumstances, tested and proved the sufficiency of God’s Word for themselves: they have found its doctrine satisfying to the soul, its precepts to be their best interests to follow, its promises absolutely reliable. A.W. Pink
He is a shield for all who take refuge in him. 2 Samuel 22:31c.with God, a mere spider's web becomes a brick wall of protection. US Marine in WWII, protected by a spider’s web although he prayed for a brick wall for protection.
For who is God (‘El - mighty, strong prominent), except the Lord (Y@hovah – intimidate and personal ‘I Am’)? And who is a rock, except our God ('Elohiym - creator)? 2 Samuel 22:32(you) expect more from your deities than they are able to deliver. Rev. John Sartelle is senior minister of Tates Creek, Presbyterian Church in Lexington, Kentucky
God is my strength and power; He guides in His way and sets me free. 2 Samuel 22:33Shake off the bands of sad despair; . Look up, thy broken heart prepare, And God shall set the captive free. Charles Wesley, 1707-88, Methodist who wrote over 6,000 hymns
He makes my feet like hinds’ feet (species of female deer, distinguished for the lightness and elegance of its form to climb rugged rocks) 2 Samuel 22:34a.there is nothing impossible, with Jesus Christ for our Captain. There are many unconquered fortresses still to be carried by assault, and they look steep and inaccessible enough; but there is some way up, and He will show it us. Alexander Maclaren, 1826-1910, British Baptist expository preacher
Author's Bio:Birth: 1948, Biloxi, Mississippi Live: Knoxville, Tennessee Hobbies: gardening, Bible study Married, two daughters, two son-in-laws, 1 mother, 1 dog
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