God is light; in him there is no darkness at all. If we claim to have fellowship with him and yet walk in the darkness, we lie and do not live out the truth. But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus, his Son, purifies us from all[ sin.
And after the earthquake a fire; but the Lord was not in the fire: and after the fire a still small voice. And it was so, when Elijah heard it, that he wrapped his face in his mantle, and went out, and stood in the entering in of the cave. And, behold, there came a voice unto him, and said, What doest thou here, Elijah?
Greek poets believed the bowels were the seat of more violent
passions, such as anger and love, but the Hebrews believed they were the seat of the tenderer affections, especially kindness, benevolence, and com-
passion, hence, the equivalent to our heart.
” Bear one another’s burdens, and in this way you will the law of Christ.” — Galatians 6:2 NRSV
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