Have Resolve

RESOLVE, noun:  Fixed purpose of mind; settled determination; resolution.

RESOLUTION, noun: Fixed purpose or determination of mind; as a resolution to reform our lives; a resolution to undertake an expedition. (or)  The effect of fixed purpose; firmness, steadiness or constancy in execution, implying courage.

(both definitions from Webster’s Dictionary 1828)

The chief officer gave them other names — to Dani’el he gave the name Belt’shatzar; to Hananyah, Shadrakh; to Misha’el, Meishakh; and to ‘Azaryah, ‘Aved-N’go.  But Dani’el resolved that he would not defile himself with the king’s food or the wine he drank, so he asked the chief officer to be excused from defiling himself.  God caused the chief officer to be kind and sympathetic toward Dani’el;  ~~ Daniel 1:7-9

I take your instruction as a permanent heritage, because it is the joy of my heart.  I have resolved to obey your laws forever, at every step.  I hate double minded people, but I love your Torah. ~~ Psalm 119: 111-113

Rather, seek his Kingdom; and these things will be given to you as well. Have no fear, little flock, for your Father has resolved to give you the Kingdom!  Sell what you own and do tzedakah — make for yourselves purses that don’t wear out, riches in heaven that never fail, where no burglar comes near, where no moth destroys. ~~ Luke 12: 31-33  


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