This blog is meant to provide insight into the Sacred Scriptures. Through it I will share what I have learned about God's Word through my personal prayer, academic studies, and other encounters with the Bible. My hope is to encourage you in your own faith journey through the Word. God Bless!
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Sirach My favorite book in the
Old Testament History of Jerusalem
·Combines Jewish and
·2:1 My son, if you
come forward to serve the Lord, prepare yourself for temptation.2Set your heart right and be steadfast, and
do not be hasty in time of calamity.3Cleave to him and do not
depart, that you may be honored at the end of your life.4Accept whatever is brought upon you, and in changes that humble you be
patient.5For gold is tested in the fire, and
acceptable men in the furnace of humiliation.6Trust in
him, and he will help you; make your ways straight, and hope in him.