“Sin will take you further than you intended to go, cost you more than you intended to pay, and keep you longer than you intended to stay.”
Christian Character (virtues, good works, and morals)
Deut. 15:11 – “For the poor will never cease from the land; therefore I command you, saying, You shall open your hand wide to your brother, to your poor and your needy, in your land.”
The Adversary attempts to give us many excuses. Believing is easy, but it requires a complete transition to begin living by faith.
Wherever Bible reading is on the increase, freedom is on the increase. Wherever, Bible reading is in decline, freedom begins to diminish.
“Don’t say you don’t have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Louis Pasteur, Michelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein.” (H. Jackson Brown, Jr.)
The word “diligently” means “to sharpen, to pierce through, to give a sharp edge, like sharpening a knife.” It is an intensely strong command with the idea of an assertive teaching process in a family setting.
Edification – “oikodome: architecture, a structure; confirmation, building up, edify, edification, edifying” (Strongs)