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Stand Therefore……..

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    Ephesians 6: 14 Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth, and having on the breastplate of righteousness;
    To stand conveys the thought of uprightness, which brings this from SH to thought: The most Christian state is one of rectitude and spiritual understanding, and this is best adapted for healing the sick.pg 403:21

    Here is the meaning of rectitude from Webster’s 1828: REC’TITUDE, noun [Latin rectus, right, straight.]

    In morality, rightness of principle or practice; uprightness of mind; exact conformity to truth, or to the rules prescribed for moral conduct, either by divine or human laws. rectitude of mind is the disposition to act in conformity to any known standard of right, truth or justice; rectitude of conduct is the actual conformity to such standard. Perfect rectitude belongs only to the Supreme Being. The more nearly the rectitude of men approaches to the standard of the divine law, the more exalted and dignified is their character. Want of rectitude is not only sinful, but debasing.

    This gives me more to ponder with that command to “Stand!”

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