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Musings on… What Jesus Did Not Come For

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Mt 10:34 -“Do not think that I have come to bring peace on earth; I have not come to bring peace, but a sword.Mr 2:17 -When Jesus heard it, He said to them, “Those who are well have no need of a physician, but those who are sick. I did not come to call the righteous, but sinners, to repentance.”Lu 5:32I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners, to repentance.”

 

Mt 5:17“Think not that I have come to abolish the law and the prophets; I have come not to abolish them but to fulfil them.

 

Joh 7:28Then Jesus cried out, as He taught in the temple, saying, “You both know Me, and you know where I am from; and I have not come of Myself, but He who sent Me is true, whom you do not know.

Joh 8:42 -Jesus said to them, “If God were your Father, you would love Me, for I proceeded forth and came from God; nor have I come of Myself, but He sent Me

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Jesus did not come to bring peace

Jesus did not come to abolish the Law

Jesus did not come to call the righteous, but to call the sinners, to repentance

Jesus did not come of Himself, but from the Father*

not an exhaustive list, but interesting, huh?~~The Home Engineer

Musings on…..Why Jesus Came

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Mt 5:17“Think not that I have come to abolish the law and the prophets; I have come not to abolish them but to fulfil them.

Mt 10:35

For I have come to ‘set a man against his father, a daughter against her mother, and a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law’;Mr 1:38But He said to them, “Let us go into the next towns, that I may preach there also, because for this purpose I have come forth.”Joh 5:43I have come in My Father’s name, and you do not receive Me; if another comes in his own name, him you will receive.

 

Joh 6:38For I have come down from heaven, not to do My own will, but the will of Him who sent Me.

 

Joh 6:42And they said, “Is not this Jesus, the son of Joseph, whose father and mother we know? How is it then that He says, ‘I have come down from heaven’?”Joh 9:39And Jesus said, “For judgment I have come into this world, that those who do not see may see, and that those who see may be made blind.”

 

Joh 10:10 –
The thief does not come except to steal, and to kill, and to destroy
. I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly.

Joh 12:46 –
I have come as a light into the world, that whoever believes in Me should not abide in darkness.

Lu 12:51Do you think that I have come to give peace on earth? No, I tell you, but rather division;

Joh 8:14

 

Jesus answered, “Even if I do bear witness to myself, my testimony is true, for Iknow whence I have come and whither I am going, but you do not know whence I come or whither I am going.

 

Joh 12:27“Now is my soul troubled. And what shall I say? ‘Father, save me from this hour’? No, for this purpose I have come to this hour.

Joh 18:37Pilate said to him, “So you are a king?” Jesus answered, “You say that I am a king. For this I was born, and for this I have come into the world, to bear witness to the truth. Every one who is of the truth hears my voice.”

 

 

Joh 16:27for the Father Himself loves you, because you have loved Me and have believed that I came forth from the Father.

 

Joh 16:28“I came forth from the Father and have come into the world; I am leaving the world again and going to the Father.”

 

Joh 17:8for the words which You gave Me I have given to them; and they received {them} and truly understood that I came forth from You, and they believed that You sent Me.

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Jesus came to fulfill the law

Jesus came to preach

Jesus came to cause division

Jesus came from heaven to do His Fathers will

Jesus came into this world for judgment

Jesus came as a light so that they may have life

Jesus came for one purpose

Jesus came to bear witness to the truth

Jesus came from the Father.

*this is not an exhaustive list, but they are direct quotes from the Son of God.

May we praise and thank God Almighty for the gift of His son to plead and die for our sinful ungrateful souls.

~The Home Engineer

Thanks be to God

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Just a few of the many psalms thanking God for His goodness, righteousness, wonders, holiness. Thank God every day for all He has given you, for His righteousness and His providence in your life.Hope your day and weekend are filled with many blessings. ~Kristina Ps 9:1 – [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]I will give thanks to the LORD with all my heart; I will tell of all Your wonders.

 

Ps 18:49 – [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]Therefore I will give thanks to You among the nations, O LORD, And I will sing praises to Your name.

 

Ps 30:4 – [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]Sing praise to the LORD, you His godly ones, And give thanks to His holy name.

 

Ps 30:12 – [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]That {my} soul may sing praise to You and not be silent. O LORD my God, I will give thanks to You forever.

 

Ps 33:2 – [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]Give thanks to the LORD with the lyre; Sing praises to Him with a harp of ten strings.

 

Ps 35:18 – [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]

 

 

 

I will give You thanks in the great congregation; I will praise You among a mighty throng.Ps 44:8 – [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]In God we have boasted all day long, And we will give thanks to Your name forever. Selah.

 

Ps 45:17 – [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]I will cause Your name to be remembered in all generations; Therefore the peoples will give You thanks forever and ever.

 

Ps 52:9 – [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]I will give You thanks forever, because You have done {it,} And I will wait on Your name, for {it is} good, in the presence of Your godly ones.

 

Ps 54:6 – [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]Willingly I will sacrifice to You; I will give thanks to Your name, O LORD, for it is good.

 

Ps 57:9 – [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]I will give thanks to You, O Lord, among the peoples; I will sing praises to You among the nations.

 

Ps 75:1 – [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]We give thanks to You, O God, we give thanks, For Your name is near; Men declare Your wondrous works.

 

Ps 79:13 – [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]So we Your people and the sheep of Your pasture Will give thanks to You forever; To all generations we will tell of Your praise.

 

Ps 86:12 – [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]I will give thanks to You, O Lord my God, with all my heart, And will glorify Your name forever.

 

Ps 92:1 – [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]It is good to give thanks to the LORD And to sing praises to Your name, O Most High;

 

Ps 97:12 – [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]Be glad in the LORD, you righteous ones, And give thanks to His holy name.

 

Ps 100:4 – [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]Enter His gates with thanksgiving {And} His courts with praise. Give thanks to Him, bless His name.

 

Ps 105:1 – [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]Oh give thanks to the LORD, call upon His name; Make known His deeds among the peoples.

 

Ps 106:1 – [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]Praise the LORD! Oh give thanks to the LORD, for He is good; For His lovingkindness is everlasting.

 

Ps 106:47 – [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]Save us, O LORD our God, And gather us from among the nations, To givethanks to Your holy name And glory in Your praise.

 

Ps 107:1 – [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]Oh give thanks to the LORD, for He is good, For His lovingkindness is everlasting.

 

Ps 107:8 – [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]Let them give thanks to the LORD for His lovingkindness, And for His wonders to the sons of men!

 

Ps 107:15 – [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]Let them give thanks to the LORD for His lovingkindness, And for His wonders to the sons of men!

 

Ps 107:21 – [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]Let them give thanks to the LORD for His lovingkindness, And for His wonders to the sons of men!

 

Ps 107:31 – [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]Let them give thanks to the LORD for His lovingkindness, And for His wonders to the sons of men!

 

Ps 108:3 – [In Context|Read Chapter|Original Hebrew]

 

 

I will give thanks to You, O LORD, among the peoples, And I will sing praises to You among the nations.

 

Musings on…. Muse

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Set a guard, O Lord, over my mouth;
keep watch over the door of my lips!
Do not let my heart incline to any evil,
to busy myself with wicked deeds
in company with men who work iniquity,
and let me not eat of their delicacies!

Psalm 141:3-4

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Though I walk in the midst of trouble,
you preserve my life;
you stretch out your hand against the wrath of my enemies,
and your right hand delivers me.
The Lord will fulfill his purpose for me;
your steadfast love, O Lord, endures forever.
Do not forsake the work of your hands.

Psalm 138:7-8

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Why are you cast down, O my soul,
and why are you in turmoil within me?
Hope in God; for I shall again praise him,
my salvation and my God.

Psalm 43:5

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I remember the days of old;
I meditate on all that you have done;
I ponder [muse] the work of your hands.
Psalm 143:5

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I was curious to know what muse meant:

Muse, prim root. Strongs 7878

  1. to put forth, mediate, muse, commune, speak, complain, ponder, sing
    1. (Qal)
      1. to complain
      2. to muse, meditate upon, study, ponder
      3. to talk, sing, speak
    2. (Polel) to meditate, consider, put forth thoughts 

 

 Translated Words
  KJV (20) – commune, 1; complain, 2; declare, 1; meditate, 5; muse, 1; pray, 1; speak, 4; talk, 5;NAS (20) – complain, 2; considered, 1; meditate, 7; meditates, 1; muse, 2; sigh, 1; sing, 1; speak, 3; talk, 2;      

 

–verb (used without object)
 

    1.   to think or meditate in silence, as on some subject.

 

    2.   Archaic. to gaze meditatively or wonderingly.

–verb (used with object)
 

    3.   to meditate on.

 

    4.   to comment thoughtfully or ruminate upon.

Origin:
1300–50; ME musen to mutter, gaze meditatively on, be astonished < MF muser, perh. ult. deriv. of ML mūsum muzzle

Related forms:

muser, noun
Synonyms:
1. cogitate, ruminate, think; dream. 1, 3. ponder, contemplate, deliberate.
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Is this the right word for my blog?

Musings on… Psalm 46:10 ~ My Favorite Verse

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46:10
“Cease striving and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth.” 

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Cease Striving:

  1. to sink, relax, sink down, let drop, be disheartened
    1. (Qal)
      1. to sink down
      2. to sink, drop
      3. to sink, relax, abate
      4. to relax, withdraw
    2. (Niphal) idle (participle)
    3. (Piel) to let drop
    4. (Hiphil)
      1. to let drop, abandon, relax, refrain, forsake
      2. to let go
      3. to refrain, let alone
      4. to be quiet
    5. (Hithpael) to show oneself slack

 

 

 

 Translated Words
  KJV (46) – abated, 1; alone, 4; cease, 1; fail, 4; faint, 2; feeble, 6; forsake, 2; go, 4; idle, 3; misc, 9; slack, 3; stay, 3; weaken, 4;NAS (50) – abandon, 1; alone, 2; become, 1; become helpless, 1; cease, 2; collapses, 1; courage, 1; discouraged, 2; discouraging, 1; drawn, 1; dropped, 2; fail, 5; fall limp, 2; feeble, 1; forsake, 1; hang limp, 2; lazy, 3; leave, 1; let, 2; let go, 1; let her alone, 1; let him alone, 1; let him go, 1; let it go, 1; let me alone, 1; let us alone, 1; limp, 1; loosens, 1; lose courage, 1; lost, 1; put off, 1; relax, 2; slack, 2; subsided, 1; wait, 1;

Know: to know

  1. (Qal)
    1. to know 1a
  2. to know, learn to know 1a
  3. to perceive 1a
  4. to perceive and see, find out and discern 1a
  5. to discriminate, distinguish 1a
  6. to know by experience 1a
  7. to recognise, admit, acknowledge, confess 1a
  8. to consider
    1. to know, be acquainted with
    2. to know (a person carnally)
    3. to know how, be skilful in
    4. to have knowledge, be wise
  9. (Niphal)
    1. to be made known, be or become known, be revealed
    2. to make oneself known
    3. to be perceived
    4. to be instructed
  10. (Piel) to cause to know
  11. (Poal) to cause to know
  12. (Pual)
    1. to be known
    2. known, one known, acquaintance (participle)
  13. (Hiphil) to make known, declare
  14. (Hophal) to be made known
  15. (Hithpael) to make oneself known, reveal oneself

Exalted:

to rise, rise up, be high, be lofty, be exalted

  1. (Qal)
    1. to be high, be set on high
    2. to be raised, be uplifted, be exalted
    3. to be lifted, rise
  2. (Polel)
    1. to raise or rear (children), cause to grow up
    2. to lift up, raise, exalt
    3. to exalt, extol
  3. (Polal) to be lifted up
  4. (Hiphil)
    1. to raise, lift, lift up, take up, set up, erect, exalt, set on high
    2. to lift up (and take away), remove
    3. to lift off and present, contribute, offer, contribute
  5. (Hophal) to be taken off, be abolished
  6. (Hithpolel) to exalt oneself, magnify oneself
  7. (Qal) to be rotten, be wormy

Nations:

nation, people

  1. nation, people
    1. usually of non-Hebrew people
    2. of descendants of Abraham
    3. of Israel
  2. of swarm of locusts, other animals (fig.) n pr m
  3. Goyim? = “nations”

Earth:

land, earth

  1. earth
    1. whole earth (as opposed to a part)
    2. earth (as opposed to heaven)
    3. earth (inhabitants)
  2. land
    1. country, territory
    2. district, region
    3. tribal territory
    4. piece of ground
    5. land of Canaan, Israel
    6. inhabitants of land
    7. Sheol, land without return, (under) world
    8. city (-state)
  3. ground, surface of the earth
    1. ground
    2. soil
  4. (in phrases)
    1. people of the land
    2. space or distance of country (in measurements of distance)
    3. level or plain country
    4. land of the living
    5. end(s) of the earth
  5. (almost wholly late in usage)
    1. lands, countries 1e
  6. often in contrast to Canaan

Blessings, K-Woman

 

Musings on…. Phil 4:8

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Finally, brethren, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely,  whatever is of good repute, if there is any excellence and if anything worthy of praise, dwell on these things.

Honorable:

  • august, venerable, reverend
  • to be venerated for character, honourable
    1. of persons
    2. of deeds
  • Right:

    righteous, observing divine laws

    1. in a wide sense, upright, righteous, virtuous, keeping the commands of God
      1. of those who seem to themselves to be righteous, who pride themselves to be righteous, who pride themselves in their virtues, whether real or imagined
      2. innocent, faultless, guiltless
      3. used of him whose way of thinking, feeling, and acting is wholly conformed to the will of God, and who therefore needs no rectification in the heart or life 1a
    2. only Christ truly
      1. approved of or acceptable of God
    3. in a narrower sense, rendering to each his due and that in a judicial sense, passing just judgment on others, whether expressed in words or shown by the manner of dealing with them

    Pure:

  • exciting reverence, venerable, sacred
  • pure
    1. pure from carnality, chaste, modest
    2. pure from every fault, immaculate
    3. clean
  • Lovely:

    acceptable, pleasing

    Good Repute:

  • sounding well
  • uttering words of good omen, speaking auspiciously
  • Excellence:

    1. a virtuous course of thought, feeling and action
      1. virtue, moral goodness
    2. any particular moral excellence, as modesty, purity

    Worthy of Praise:

    approbation, commendation, praise

    Think on these things….Amen!