But even if you should suffer for the sake of righteousness, you are blessed. And do not fear their intimidation, and do not be troubled, but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you yet with gentleness and reverence; and keep a good conscience so that in the thing in which you are slandered, those who revile your good behavior in Christ will be put to shame.  1 Peter 3: 14-16

Thursday, 21 June 2018 18:05

Deuteronomy 27:1-28:19; Psalm 119:1-24; Isaiah 54; Matthew 2

Written by Don Carson

Deuteronomy 27:1 — 28:19; Psalm 119:1-24; Isaiah 54; Matthew 2

HERE THE PAIR OF ITALICIZED passages converge.

The setting envisaged by Deuteronomy 27 — 28 is spectacular. When the Israelites enter the Promised Land, they are to perform a solemn act of national commitment. They are to...

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