Proverbs 1:28
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New American Standard Bible
"Then they will call on me, but I will not answer; They will seek me diligently but they will not find me,

King James Bible
Then shall they call upon me, but I will not answer; they shall seek me early, but they shall not find me:

Darby Bible Translation
then will they call upon me, but I will not answer; they will seek me early, and shall not find me.

World English Bible
Then will they call on me, but I will not answer. They will seek me diligently, but they will not find me;

Young's Literal Translation
Then they call me, and I do not answer, They seek me earnestly, and find me not.

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Baxter -- Making Light of Christ and Salvation
Richard Baxter, was born in 1615, at Rowton, near Shrewsbury, in England. After surmounting great difficulties in securing an education for the ministry he was ordained in 1638, in the Church of England, his first important charge being that of Kidderminster, where he established his reputation as a powerful evangelical and controversial preacher. Altho opposed to Cromwell's extreme acts, he became a chaplain in the army of the Rebellion. His influence was all on the side of peace, however, and at
Various—The World's Great Sermons, Vol. 2

The Man to be Wrought Upon.
"Behold, I will pour out My Spirit unto you, I will make known My Words unto you."--Prov. i. 23. The discussion so far has been confined to the Holy Spirit's work in the Church as a whole. We now consider His work in individual persons. There is a distinction between the Church as a whole and its individual members. There is a Body of Christ, and there are members which constitute a part of that Body. And the character of the Holy Spirit's work in the one is necessarily different from that of the
Abraham Kuyper—The Work of the Holy Spirit

Li. Dining with a Pharisee, Jesus Denounces that Sect.
^C Luke XI. 37-54. ^c 37 Now as he spake, a Pharisee asketh him to dine with him: and he went in, and sat down to meat. [The repast to which Jesus was invited was a morning meal, usually eaten between ten and eleven o'clock. The principal meal of the day was eaten in the evening. Jesus dined with all classes, with publicans and Pharisees, with friends and enemies.] 38 And when the Pharisee saw it, he marvelled that he had not first bathed himself before dinner. [The Pharisee marveled at this because
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel

Twentieth Sunday after Trinity the Careful Walk of the Christian.
Text: Ephesians 5, 15-21. 15 Look therefore carefully how ye walk [See then that ye walk circumspectly], not as unwise, but as wise; 16 redeeming the time, because the days are evil. 17 Wherefore be ye not foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is. 18 And be not drunken with wine, wherein is riot, but be filled with the Spirit; 19 speaking one to another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody with your heart to the Lord; 20 giving thanks always for all things
Martin Luther—Epistle Sermons, Vol. III

Cross References
James 4:3
You ask and do not receive, because you ask with wrong motives, so that you may spend it on your pleasures.

1 Samuel 8:18
"Then you will cry out in that day because of your king whom you have chosen for yourselves, but the LORD will not answer you in that day."

Job 27:9
"Will God hear his cry When distress comes upon him?

Job 35:12
"There they cry out, but He does not answer Because of the pride of evil men.

Psalm 18:41
They cried for help, but there was none to save, Even to the LORD, but He did not answer them.

Psalm 66:18
If I regard wickedness in my heart, The Lord will not hear;

Proverbs 8:17
"I love those who love me; And those who diligently seek me will find me.

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