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|you have put off the old man
with his deeds, and have put on the new man who is
renewed in knowledge according to the image of Him who created him,
"Look to Abraham your
father, And to Sarah who bore you; For I called him alone, And blessed him and increased
I am a new man in Christ
|Concentrate: To bring to a common
center, or to a closer union; to bring nearer to each other; as, to concentrate
particles of salt by evaporating the water that holds them in solution.
The works of the LORD are great, Studied
by all who have pleasure in them.
The heart of the righteous studies how to answer, But the mouth of the
wicked pours forth evil.
Then he read from it in the open square that was in front of the Water
Gate from morning until midday, before the men and women and those who could understand;
and the ears of all the people were attentive to the Book of the Law.
Hear, my children, the instruction of a father, And give attention
to know understanding;
My son, give attention to my words; Incline your ear to my sayings.
My son, pay attention to my wisdom; Lend your ear to my understanding,
Now therefore, listen to me, my children; Pay attention to the
words of my mouth:
and were unable to do anything; for all the people were very attentive to
Till I come, give attention to reading, to exhortation, to doctrine.
When I consider Your heavens, the work of Your fingers, The moon and the
stars, which You have ordained,
The simple believes every word, But the prudent considers well his steps.
When I saw it, I considered it well; I looked on it and
Now the apostles and elders came together to consider this matter.
And the Jews marveled, saying, "How does this Man know letters, having
|I can bring great concentration to bear upon any subject.
I am easily able to concentrate on any task, and am not brought under the domination of outside influences.
Since I work on tasks that the LORD has given me, I concentrate on each one wholly; in the Power of the Spirit, the principalities and archists of the Old Age cannot disturb me.
Because I meditate, I can concentrate.
I am not afraid to study diligently in an undisciplined, "feelings"-centered culture.
My desire to engage in close examination pleases God.
I am committed to becoming more and more thoughtful.
People around me can depend on me to pay close attention.
The Spirit empowers me to consider and deliberate.
I appreciate deep thought.
My spirit reverberates with devotion.
My conscience knows the value of taking heed.
I am at home with meditation.
Being diligent is a real passion with me.
Those who live and work near me learn from me about
And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those
who are the called according to His purpose. For whom He foreknew, He also
predestined to be conformed to the image of His Son, that He might be the firstborn
among many brethren.
I have remembered Thy Name, O LORD, in the night, and have kept Thy Law. -- Psalm 119:55