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Sunday, August 5, 2012

Proverbs 3:11-12

My son, do not despise the chastening of the LORD,
Nor detest His correction;
For whom the LORD loves He corrects,
Just as a father the son in whom he delights.

Greetings Bible Enthusiast!

Sometimes this is a difficult concept to grasp. "I thought that only good can come from a loving God," you may be thinking. Clearly the chastening of the Lord is a good thing, although at the time it may seem grievous to you. Remember, however, that mercy triumphs over judgement, and the Lord will never give you more than you can bear.

God Bless You!
Annie

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--TODAY'S NOT SO TRIVIAL TRIVIA QUESTION:

Q. According to 1 Kings 5:13-14, how big was the labor force that King Solomon raised?

Answer below.

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--TODAY'S BIT OF WISDOM/REFLECTION:

A man's country is not a certain area of land--of mountains, rivers and woods, but it is a principle; and patriotism is loyal to that principle.

George William Curtis

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--FEATURED POEM:

O safe to the Rock that is higher than I,
My soul in its conflicts and sorrows would fly;
So sinful, so weary, Thine, Thine would I be;
Thou blest Rock of ages, I'm hiding in Thee.

William Cushing

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--ANSWER TO TRIVIA QUESTION:

Q. According to 1 Kings 5:13-14, how big was the labor force that King Solomon raised?

A. Thirty thousand men.

1 Kings 5:13-14

Then King Solomon raised up a labor force out of all Israel; and the labor force was thirty thousand men.

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