"Why reprove rebuke and exhort? It may sound redundant and excessive at first as if Paul was saying 'Rebuke rebuke by all means rebuke!' The three words are related but distinct each highlighting a critical aspect of healthy biblical correction. The word Paul uses here for 'reprove' appears several other times in his letters and can mean simply to rebuke (Titus 1:13) or correct (Matthew 18:15). But in most or all of the uses it means to reprove by exposing sin or fault. For instance Paul…
What does "turning the other cheek" meaning! How did the Saviour exemplify turning the other cheek? On occasion, He used silence. At other times He asked a question when questioned and even used rebuke when necessary. But always, He acted not reacted when provoked, knowing unchecked anger or retaliation only serves to give our power away to those aimed at provoking and goading for a reaction. VJ Mackie
I realized that my kids were missing out on the studying of the Scriptures, and I wanted to find a way to help them to begin studying the Scriptures on their own. I decided to put together some Bible Study Baskets for them, encouraging them to dig into the Word each day.
Prayer: Breaking Free from Generational Curses. I just recently discussed the subject of generational curses to my son. It was all due to a comment he was told by others concerning health related issues being handed down from one family member to another. These curses come from the pits of hell and I rebuke those chains in Jesus name!! VH
Parshah Bechukotai - Leviticus 26:3-27:34 - Torah Reading for Week of May 11-17, 2014 - Iyar 11-17, 5774. Reward and rebuke... Eating on the job... Does God give us candies? (six reasons why)... The evolution of evil... Do bad things happen to good people? ... Meaning and chaos... and a system for evaluating value