Psalm 144:6
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New Living Translation
Hurl your lightning bolts and scatter your enemies! Shoot your arrows and confuse them!

King James Bible
Cast forth lightning, and scatter them: shoot out thine arrows, and destroy them.

Darby Bible Translation
Cast forth lightnings, and scatter them; send forth thine arrows, and discomfit them:

World English Bible
Throw out lightning, and scatter them. Send out your arrows, and rout them.

Young's Literal Translation
Send forth lightning, and scatter them, Send forth Thine arrows, and trouble them,

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The Church Triumphant
More than eighteen centuries have passed since the apostles rested from their labors, but the history of their toils and sacrifices for Christ's sake is still among the most precious treasures of the church. This history, written under the direction of the Holy Spirit, was recorded in order that by it the followers of Christ in every age might be impelled to greater zeal and earnestness in the cause of the Saviour. The commission that Christ gave to the disciples, they fulfilled. As these messengers
Ellen Gould White—The Acts of the Apostles

The Godly are in Some Sense Already Blessed
I proceed now to the second aphorism or conclusion, that the godly are in some sense already blessed. The saints are blessed not only when they are apprehended by God, but while they are travellers to glory. They are blessed before they are crowned. This seems a paradox to flesh and blood. What, reproached and maligned, yet blessed! A man that looks upon the children of God with a carnal eye and sees how they are afflicted, and like the ship in the gospel which was covered with waves' (Matthew 8:24),
Thomas Watson—The Beatitudes: An Exposition of Matthew 5:1-12

Scriptural Christianity
"Whosoever heareth the sound of the trumpet, and taketh not warning; if the sword come, and take him away, his blood shall be upon his own head." Ezek. 33:4. "And they were all filled with the Holy Ghost." Acts 4:31. 1. The same expression occurs in the second chapter, where we read, "When the day of Pentecost was fully come, they were all" (the Apostles, with the women, and the mother of Jesus, and his brethren) "with one accord in one place. And suddenly there came a sound from heaven as of a rushing
John Wesley—Sermons on Several Occasions

Letter Xl to Thomas, Prior of Beverley
To Thomas, Prior of Beverley This Thomas had taken the vows of the Cistercian Order at Clairvaux. As he showed hesitation, Bernard urges his tardy spirit to fulfil them. But the following letter will prove that it was a warning to deaf ears, where it relates the unhappy end of Thomas. In this letter Bernard sketches with a master's hand the whole scheme of salvation. Bernard to his beloved son Thomas, as being his son. 1. What is the good of words? An ardent spirit and a strong desire cannot express
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux—Some Letters of Saint Bernard, Abbot of Clairvaux

Cross References
Psalm 7:13
He will prepare his deadly weapons and shoot his flaming arrows.

Psalm 18:14
He shot his arrows and scattered his enemies; his lightning flashed, and they were greatly confused.

Psalm 58:7
May they disappear like water into thirsty ground. Make their weapons useless in their hands.

Psalm 59:11
Don't kill them, for my people soon forget such lessons; stagger them with your power, and bring them to their knees, O Lord our shield.

Psalm 89:10
You crushed the great sea monster. You scattered your enemies with your mighty arm.

Habakkuk 3:11
The sun and moon stood still in the sky as your brilliant arrows flew and your glittering spear flashed.

Zechariah 9:14
The LORD will appear above his people; his arrows will fly like lightning! The Sovereign LORD will sound the ram's horn and attack like a whirlwind from the southern desert.

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