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Enlighten My Eyes

April 9, 2020

Psalm 13:3 Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC)
3 Consider and answer me, O Lord my God; lighten the eyes [of my faith to behold Your face in the pitchlike darkness], lest I sleep the sleep of death …
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Enlighten my eyes –Psalm 13:3
To behold Your beauty –Psalm 27:4
To tase and see Your goodness –Psalm 34:8
In the light of Your face. –Psalm 89:15
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Lord in Your gaze
Your peace so deep
Please hold me in Your mercy
As I linger at Your feet.
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Enlighten my eyes Lord
Speak to my heart
To seek Your face
Open the eyes of my heart –Ephesians 1:18
Your face Lord, I will seek! –Psalm 27:8
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Jeremiah 29:13 NET … When you seek Me in prayer and worship, you will find Me available to you. If you search for Me with all your heart and soul …
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Psalm 89:15Blessed are those who hear the joyful call to worship, for they will walk in the light of Your presence/face, LORD!
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 @Khollandsblog
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❤ ❤ ❤ Lord, enlighten my eyes of my faith to behold Your face as I seek You! Please, let me be open to Your call.
Revive-Restore me in the Light of Your face!
Psalm 13:3 #SeekHim ❤ ❤ ❤
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❤ ❤ ❤ Blessed are those who hear the joyful call to worship, for they will walk in the light of Your presence/face, LORD!
Psalm 89:15 #SeekHim ❤ ❤ ❤

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Word Study
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From NetBible Ps 13:3
Consider and answer me, O LORD my God; Enlighten my eyes, or I will sleep the sleep of death …

  • lighten{give light to} the eyes = revive to see the face of the Lord shine{His favor, smile}

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From NetBible Ps 27:4, Ps 27:8
Psalm 27:4,8 One thing I have asked from the LORD, that I shall seek: That I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, To behold the beauty of the LORD And to meditate in His temple. …
… When You said , “Seek My face,” My heart said to You, “Your face, LORD, I will seek.”

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  • seek[01245] = require, desire, exact, request
    -to search out (by any method, specifically
    in worship or prayer
  • behold[02372] = to see (by experience), perceive, prophesy
    *Psalm 11:7 The LORD is righteous, He loves righteousness; The upright will behold[02372] His face.
    ** To “see” God’s “face” means to have access to his presence and to experience his favor

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From Netbible Jeremiah 29:13
Jeremiah 29:13When you seek[01245] me in prayer and worship, you will find me available to you. If you search[01875] for me with all your heart and soul …

  • search for[01875] = seek with care, enquire, to follow
    – in prayer and worship

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From NetBible Ps 89:15
Blessed are those who hear the joyful call to worship, for they will walk in the light of Your presence/face, LORD!

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Arise! Shine!

April 3, 2020

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Then, gently taking the child by the hand, He{Jesus} said to her, “Talitha koum,” which means, “Little girl{lamb-of my Tallit}, I say to you, get up{arise}.” –Mark 5:41 #ARISE
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Arise! Shine! For your light has come!
The glory of the LORD shines upon you. –Isaiah 60:1
Arise and shine against the darkness –Isaiah 60:2
The glory of the Lord will be seen over you.
His presence-glory a protective canopy-covering. –Isaiah 4:5
#AriseShine #CanopyGlory
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You call my name, I will #ARISE
I am my Beloved’s, and my Beloved is mine! –Song 6:3
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Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by your name; You are Mine. –Isaiah 43:1
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Stand Firm in the Storm!

April 1, 2020

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Psalm 27:13-14 AMP … I would have despaired had I not believed that I would see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living.
14 Wait for and confidently expect the Lord; Be strong and let your heart take courage; Yes, wait for and confidently expect the Lord.

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Isaiah 7:9 AMP … If you will not believe [and trust in God and His message], be assured that you will not be established.
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From NetBible Psalm 27:13
I would have despaired{lost heart} unless I had believed that I would see the goodness of the LORD in the land of the living.

  • believe[0539] = stand firm, trust, remain, endure

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From NetBible Isaiah 7:9
If you will not stand firm{believe}, you surely shall not last{endure}.
MSG … If you don’t take your stand in faith, you won’t have a leg to stand on.

  • believe[0539] = stand firm, trust, remain, endure
  • There is a wordplay in this verse: If you will not believe{stand firm}[0539] , Surely you shall not be established{you will not endure}[0539]* “Believe” (תַאֳמִינוּ, ta’aminu) is a Hiphil form of the verb אָמָן (’aman); “endure” (תֵאָמֵנוּ, te’amenu) is a Niphal form of this same verb.

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Related:
Stand Firm{prayer}
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The Desert Blooms

March 30, 2020

Isaiah 41:18 I will make rivers flow on barren heights, and springs within the valleys. I will turn the desert into pools of water, and the parched ground into springs.
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The desert{barren land} blooms –Isaiah 35:1-2
Because of Living Water –John 4:14;Isaiah 12:2-3;Joel 2:23
With joy draw water from the well of salvation! –Isaiah 12:3
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Sing O barren, sing –Isaiah 54:1
Fear not – Rejoice and be glad
For the LORD your strength and song –Isaiah 12:2
Will do great and marvelous things! –Joel 2:21

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From NetBible Isaiah 35:1-2
The wilderness and the desert will be glad, and the Arabah{desert} will rejoice and bloom[06524] like a lily{rose}. Let it richly bloom[06524] ; And rejoice with rejoicing and shout of joy. The glory of Lebanon will be given to it, The majesty of Carmel and Sharon. They will see the glory of the LORD, The majesty of our God!

  • bloom[06524] = = to break forth as a bud, i.e. bloom; generally, to spread; specifically, to fly (as extending the wings); figuratively, to blossom, break forth (out), bud, flourish, make fly, grow, spread, spring (up)
  • Spring up O Well! Sing to it! –Num 21:17

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Related:
Sing to the Well{article}
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Jehovah-Jireh = Faithful to Provide!

March 28, 2020

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Your Father knows what you need
– before you ask Him –Matthew 6:8
Even before we call
The Father has already begun to provide
All that we need! –Isaiah 65:24 

Trust Him
He is Jehovah-Jireh
Faithful to provide! –Genesis 22:14

Philippians 4:19-20 AMP … And my God will liberally supply (fill until full) your every need according to His riches in glory in Christ Jesus. 20 To our God and Father be the glory forever and ever. Amen.

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From NetBible Genesis 22:14
And Abraham called the name of the place, The–LORD–Will–Provide; as it is said to this day, “In the Mount of The LORD it shall be provided{SEEN}.

  • The–LORD–Will–Provide[03070] = Jehovah-jireh = “Jehovah sees”
    *from [03068] and [07200]; Jehovah will see (to it) => the Lord sees and provides for the necessities of His servants
    * a symbolical name for Mount Moriah => Here Solomon’s temple was built, on the spot that had been the threshing-floor of Ornan the Jebusite (2 Sam. 24:24, 252 Chr. 3:1
    =>”Mount Moriah” of the Chronicles is identical with the “mountain” in “the land of Moriah” of Genesis, and that the spot on which Jehovah appeared to David, and on which the temple was built, was the very spot of the sacrifice of Isaac.
    => now covered by “Dome of the Rock”
  • provided[07200] = seen, looked at, perceived, have vision

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Related:
Desert Song{blog}
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Peace Be Still!

March 27, 2020

Mark 4:39 NKJV … 39 Then He{Jesus} arose and rebuked the wind, and said to the sea, “Peace, be still!” And the wind ceased and there was a great calm.
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Peace be still! –Mark 4:39 
Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts
And be thankful! –Colossians 3:15 
He leads me beside still waters –Psalm 23:2 
He restores my soul –Psalm 23:3
He is in control! –Jeremiah 32:17
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Jeremiah 32:17 NKJV … ‘Ah, Lord God! Behold, You have made the heavens and the earth by Your great power and outstretched arm. There is nothing too hard for You.

Follow the Lamb
To the springs of living water!
Revelation 7:17

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Word Study

From NetBible Mk 4:39;Mt 8:26;Lk 8:24
Then He{Jesus} arose{from sleep} and rebuked the wind, and said to the sea, “Peace, be still!” And the wind ceased and there was a great calm. –Mk 4:39

  • Ps 104:3; 135:7; 107:23-30. When Jesus rebuked the wind and the sea He was making a statement about who He was=LORD.
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    =>From NetBible Ps 104:3; 135:7; 107:23-30
    Then they cried to the LORD in their trouble, and He brought them out of their distresses. 29 He caused the storm to be still, So that the waves of the sea were hushed. –Ps 107:28-29
    =>LORD[03068] = Jehovah = “the existing One”, the proper name of the one true God

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Stand Still – Feed on His Faithfulness

March 23, 2020

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Exodus 14:13-14 Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC)
13 Moses told the people, Fear not; stand still (firm, confident, undismayed) and see the salvation of the Lord which He will work for you today. For the Egyptians you have seen today you shall never see again. 14 The Lord will fight for you, and you shall hold your peace and remain at rest.
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Stand Still
Firm-Confident-Undismayed
Hold your peace and remain at rest
Trust in the Lord
Feed on His Faithfulness
Delight in Him –Psalm 37:3-7
And SEE the LORD
He will fight for you TODAY! –Exodus 14:13-14
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Psalm 37:3-7 Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC)
3 Trust (lean on, rely on, and be confident) in the Lord and do good; so shall you dwell in the land and feed surely on His faithfulness, and truly you shall be fed.
4 Delight yourself also in the Lord, and He will give you the desires and secret petitions of your heart.
5 Commit your way to the Lord [roll and repose each care of your load on Him]; trust (lean on, rely on, and be confident) also in Him and He will bring it to pass.
6 And He will make your uprightness and right standing with God go forth as the light, and your justice and right as [the shining sun of] the noonday.
7 Be still and rest in the Lord; wait for Him and patiently lean yourself upon Him; fret not yourself because of him who prospers in his way, because of the man who brings wicked devices to pass.

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Feed on His faithfulness = Hope

  • Trust in the Lord and do good=you will be fed –Psalm 37:3
  • Delight in the Lord=He will answer your prayers –Psalm 37:4
  • Commit and trust everything to the Lord=He help you –Psalm 37:5
  • Be still-Rest-Wait patiently in the Lord
    =He bring your vindication forth as light –Psalm 37:6-7
  • The meek/humble inherit the earth and
    Enjoy great peace. –Psalm 37:11
  • The steps of the righteous are ordered and upheld –Psalm 37:23-24
  • His saints are preserved forever –Psalm 37:28
  • He is their strength/refuge in times of trouble
    =>Because they trust in Him. –Psalm 37:39-40

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Do Not Fear What You See

March 19, 2020

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Do not fear what you see
Look to the Lord –Ps 34:4
Walk by faith –2Cor 5:7
Trust in the Lord
You will not be disappointed –Rom 5:5;Ps 22:5
Your face will be radiant with joy! –Ps 34:5
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Romans 15:13Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in Him, so that you may abound with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.

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Word Study

From NetBible Rom 15:13

  • abound[4052] = to have in abundance, overflow
    ** “Abounding” is used of a flower going from a bud to full bloom
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    like a flower bud grows into full bloom!

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No Fear Bible Plan

March 17, 2020

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1. John 14:23-31

2. Isaiah 41:9-14

3. 1John 4:13-21

4. Psalm 56:1-13

5. Isaiah 43:1-7

6. Psalm 34:1-7

7. Deuteronomy 31:1-8

8. 1Chronicles 28:11-20

9. Hebrews 13:1-8

10. Psalm 112:1-10

11. Isaiah 12:1-6

12. Zephaniah 3:14-20

13. 2Chronicles 20:14-21

14. Psalm 27:1-8

15. Joshua 10:1-14

16. Isaiah 44:1-8

17. Isaiah 46:1-11

18. Psalm 91:1-8

19. Psalm 91:9-16

20. Isaiah 35:1-10

21. Isaiah 54:1-8

22. Romans 8:9-17

23. Hebrews 12:18-29

24. Psalm 3:1-8

25. Psalm 27:1-5

26. Psalm 143:1-6

27. Psalm 143:7-12

28. Psalm 23:1-6

29. Isaiah 8:11-18

30. Jeremiah 17:5-10

Jeremiah 17:7-8 Blessed are those who trust in the LORD and have made the LORD their hope and confidence. They will be like a tree planted by the water that sends out its roots by the stream. It does not fear when heat comes; its leaves are always green. It has no worries in a year of drought and never fails to bear fruit.
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STAND firm in faith –1Cor 16:13
Making the Lord your confidence and hope
Like a tree planted by the water
Deep roots nourished in Christ
Overflowing with thanksgiving –Col 2:7
Trust in the Lord
You will have no fear or worries in a year of drought
And never fail to bear fruit!
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Hope and Confidence in the Lord!

March 16, 2020

Jeremiah 17:7-8 Blessed are those who trust in the LORD and have made the LORD their hope and confidence. They will be like a tree planted by the water that sends out its roots by the stream. It does not fear when heat comes; its leaves are always green. It has no worries in a year of drought and never fails to bear fruit.
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Job 11:18You will have courage because you will have hope. You will be protected and will rest in safety.
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Hope and confidence in the Lord –Jeremiah 17:7-8
Brings courage
Rest
Security –Job 11:18
No worries even in drought  –Jeremiah 17:8
Perfect peace  –Isaiah 26:3
Joy! –Psalm 33:21
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The Lord is our Hope and Confidence
Be Joyful in Hope-Patient in Affliction-Faithful in Prayer
=>You will have Courage and Rest in Security
Held in Perfect Peace!
Jeremiah 17:7-8;Romans 12:12;Job 11:18;Isaiah 26:3

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From NetBible Job 11:18
You will have courage{be secure, have confident trust } because you will have hope. You will be protected and will rest in safety.

  • secure[0982] = to trust, have confidence, feel safe
  • hope[08615] = confidence, expectation
  • protected[02658] = to dig, search for
  • safety[0983] = security, peacefully, without care

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From Godtube Job 11:18

  • Wesley
    Secure – Your mind shall be quiet and free from terrors, because you have a firm and well – grounded confidence in God
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  • Clarke
    Yea, thou shalt dig – I believe this neither refers to digging his grave, nor to curiously investigating surrounding circumstances; but to the custom of digging for water in the places where they pitched their tents.

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From BibleHub Job 11:18

  • *Benson Commentary
    Job 11:18-19: *Thou shalt be secure, because there is hope — Thy mind shall be quiet and free from terrors, because thou shalt have a firm and well-grounded confidence in God. Thou shalt dig — Either to fix thy tents, which, after the manner of the Arabians, were removed from place to place; or, to plough thy ground, as he had done, Job 1:14, or to make a fence about thy dwelling
    *Thou shalt take thy rest in safety — Free from dangers and the fear of them; because of God’s fatherly providence watching over thee, when thou canst not watch over thyself. And none shall make thee afraid — Thou shalt be in perfect peace, and none shall disquiet thee; yea, many shall make suit unto thee — Desiring thy favour and friendship, because of thy great power and riches, and eminent felicity.

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