"If it is the Will of the great
The creating of a man's spirit is the
work of God,
Parents who wilfully ignore the Word of the Lord,
Foolish parents in contests of rage lose the love of their children.
Fear of the Lord, along with self-discipline, is the first step to wisdom.
The spirit of a nation is one aspect, the spirit of the
individual is another,
The Lord endures our shamefulness, and in return we show Him impatience.
Our worst enemy has many helpers to spread the largest net,
A contentious wife is loathsome, and is where unhappiness
Self-pride and self-glory are among the most detestable
Dungy idols in human form are detestable to the Lord.
It is not the persecution that we should bless,
Judges who solely dispense punishment ruin many lives.
While those researching genealogies merely furnish further
Those expecting their earthly father to be faultless will experience disappointment.
Demanding much from others, while giving little in return, is a sin.
Refreshing sleep and sensible measures of good food are healthful.
An obstacle may have a beneficial purpose, but how many see it that way?
Fools hate wisdom, even when it is gift-wrapped.
Affliction can save the spirit of men, even the arrogant and
Meditation upon spiritual things slows down a hasty mind.
Anger subsides when one pauses for thought.
While old men reminisce about much that is futile,
A violent man thinks he is right all the time,
Worthless thoughts must be instantly dismissed
Do not nurse anger, as it could replace your whole nature.
One who shows instant indifference to others is ostracizing
his own soul.
The minds of men are sometimes fickle, sureness comes with
A wild beast goes its own way regardless, as do tyrants over
Tyrants have stored up seven future torments for themselves.
A calm spirit at all times is a desirable estate.
Do good to one's enemy to defeat evil and make him feel a
burning sense of shame.
Overeating or heavy drinking, which is worse? Both are
Gossiping women are a curse upon family life,
Our Lord Jesus provided symbolic language to augment
The "wild beast" has
robbed the poor of justice and extended its boundaries
Aid agencies of the "false
prophet" arouse the nations to be
The "mother of the harlots"
originated in ancient Babylon.
Sectarian religions are the
The satanic will of the
"contemptible creature" was in opposition
The "disgusting thing"
"trampled" upon faithful anointed sons of God
chooses to believe that the Son of God is also God,
Through their Godless schemes rebel
spirits have been made manifest.
A husband with an adulterous wife may dismiss her. She is unclean.
We have one mediator, our Lord The Christ Michael.
Sacrificing a ruined male animal was cursed by God.
To reject anointed priests of God is to rob Him and the
A day is coming when you will be able to tell good men from
How can one's spirit be created without some measure of
Knowing and righteously answering the needs of others is showing love.
The wealthy merely acquire possessions. The faithful acquire
Tyrannical rulers create grinding hardship. Faithless fools sustain it.
A sharpened blade is dangerous in the hand of a fool,
An adulteress seeks both your body and your soul,
The wiles of an unruly woman will rob a man of his dignity.
The wife who is a glory of a faithful husband is also a delight before God.
A wise man takes more time over a serious matter than a fool.
Each "trumpet" warning has been followed by a "bowl"
of the anger of God.
Words that praise the Lord are good. Deeds of holiness in His Name are better.
Sacrificing superfluous badness to
adjust to a heavenly nature is putting on holiness.
One's being sanctified by God is
first symbolized by water baptism,
A fool boasts about his nature. A modest person lets his nature speak for him.
As a dog barks, so arrogance speaks.
I have seen men memorializing the
dead with tributes at cenotaphs,
I have seen men in military uniform
given licence to kill,
Women are always removing dust from
Many grow old neglecting their
obligations to God,
To supplant a son of God is a disgusting thing.
For showing hatred to His anointed sons, apostates are ostracized by God.
Acting as men, apostate women try
to teach sacred things.
blocks" are the words
and deeds of evil men and women.
As the Spirit of God gives
instruction through His anointed sons
Like bird-catchers, apostates use
very large nets to trap the spirits of men.
Whatever degree of wickedness a man
serves up to others,
Apostates refuse Spirit discipline,
so will wake as though from a dream,
The "weeds" among men
are tyrants. The "wheat" are those they oppress.
Famine and plague, suffering and
hardship are scourges from God
As when the opportunity for
salvation by the ark of Noah was closed,