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Spurgeon: Contentment is one of the flowers of heaven

“I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content.

Philippians 4:11

C.H. Spurgeon comments in “Morning and Evening, (Feb 16)”

THESE words show us that contentment is not a natural propensity of man.

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Good fruit without being born again?

“For no good tree bears bad fruit, nor again does a bad tree bear good fruit,  for each tree is known by its own fruit. For figs are not gathered from thornbushes, nor are grapes picked from a bramble bush. 301 more words

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To which hills shall we lift our eyes?

I lift up my eyes to the hills.
From where does my help come?
My help comes from the 
Lord,
who made heaven and earth.
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D. A. Carson: Never more than a generation or two from apostasy and oblivion

D.A. Carson on 2 Kings 22-23, in “For the Love of God, Vol 1, Nov 9”

THE LAST SERIOUS ATTEMPT at moral and theological reformation in the kingdom of Judah is reported in 2 Kings 22.After that, there is only the final slide into exile. 

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June 24 Philippians 4:8-13

June 24

Philippians 4:8-13 (ESV)

8 Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.  117 more words

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June 24 Luke 6:43-49

June 24

Luke 6:43-49 (ESV)

A Tree and Its Fruit

43 “For no good tree bears bad fruit, nor again does a bad tree bear good fruit, 44 for each tree is known by its own fruit. 171 more words

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June 24 Psalm 121

June 24

Psalm 121 (ESV)

My Help Comes from the Lord

A Song of Ascents.

121:1 I lift up my eyes to the hills.
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