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- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition
2:13 For it is God - God alone, who is with you, though I am not. That worketh in you according to his good pleasure - Not for any merit of yours. Yet his influences are not to supersede, but to encourage, our own efforts. Work out your own salvation - Here is our duty. For it is God that worketh in you - Here is our encouragement. And O, what a glorious encouragement, to have the arm of Omnipotence stretched out for our support and our succour!
Php 2:13 For it is God which worketh in you. God works in the converted person by his word and Spirit. His Spirit is a helper. It does not destroy our free will, for we may resist it (1Th 5:19). Both to will and to do. God shows his will by his word and spirit and work in us. We ought to heed it. We can work in harmony with the divine will, or we may reject to our damnation. For [his] good pleasure. As seemeth best to him.
Saint Herbert's comment on 2014-02-23 08:21:42:
The pleasure of God is to bring all those whom Christ has died for into the kingdom of God To this purpose are we called to bring the good news of the Gospel to the world We cannot do the will of God without knowing the will of God To do that we must stay at the feet of God We stay at the feet of God by studying his word and more importantly obeying his word
Wilson Powers's comment on 2014-01-29 07:22:38:
It is God that gives good gifts to men, and by His will we by faith seek to do all He has called us into,that by His grace we will work out our salvation experience with the hope set before us! For it is Him who gives us the both ,to will and to do! Out of His good pleasure.
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