Posted by: Bill Hornbeck | December 25, 2012

“long for the pure milk of the word”

Merry Christmas!  Today’s devotion comes from 1 Peter 2:1-3.
 
“Therefore, putting aside all malice and all deceit and hypocrisy and envy and all slander, like newborn babies, long for the pure milk of the word, so that by it you may grow in respect to salvation, if you have tasted the kindness of the Lord.”  1 Peter 2:1-3.
 
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“The words of the LORD are pure words;  As silver tried in a furnace on the earth, refined seven times.”  Psalm 12:6
 
“Your word is very pure, Therefore Your servant loves it.”  Psalm 119:140
 
The law of the Lord is perfect, restoring the soul;
The testimony of the Lord is sure, making wise the simple.
The precepts of the Lord are right, rejoicing the heart;
The commandment of the Lord is pure, enlightening the eyes.
The fear of the Lord is clean, enduring forever;
The judgments of the Lord are true; they are righteous altogether.
10 They are more desirable than gold, yes, than much fine gold;
Sweeter also than honey and the drippings of the honeycomb.
11 Moreover, by them Your servant is warned;
In keeping them there is great reward.”  Psalm 19:7-11.
 
“Finally, brethren, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is of good repute, if there is any excellence and if anything worthy of praise, dwell on these thingsPhilippians 4:8

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