11/15/19: Hebrews 12:14-29; Psalm 113:1-114:8; Proverbs 27:18-20

I am always amazed at the way even very short verses of inspired scripture capture concepts that I cannot explain in several paragraphs.  Today’s passage from Proverbs is such a verse:

Proverbs 27:19  As water reflects a face so a man’s heart reflects the man.

Matthew Henry writes:  Let a man examine his own conscience, his thoughts, affections, and intentions. Let him behold his natural face in the glass of the divine law (James 1:23), and he may discern what kind of man he is and what is his true character, which it will be of great use to every man rightly to know.

 

 

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