Living Bold as a Lion


“The wicked flee when no one is pursuing, But the righteous are as bold as a lion.”

Proverbs 28:1

Joseph Hall writes:

The wicked is a very coward, and is afraid of everything;

of God, because He is his enemy;

of Satan, because he is his tormentor;

of God’s creatures, because, they, joining with their Maker, fight against him;

of himself, because he bears about with him his own accuser and executioner.

The godly man contrarily is afraid of nothing;

not of God, because he knows Him his best friend, and will not hurt him;

not of Satan, because he cannot hurt him;

not of afflictions, because he knows they come from a loving God, and end in his good;

not of the creatures, since “the very stones in the field are in league with Him;”

not of himself since his conscience is at peace.



About savedbygrace1976

Mark Chanski (author of Manly Dominion; Womanly Dominion; and Encouragement: Adrenaline for the Soul) has labored as a full-time Pastor since 1986 in churches in Ohio and Michigan. He has been Pastor of Harbor Church in Holland, Michigan, since 1994. He has also been elected as Coordinator of the Reformed Baptist Network. He holds a Bachelor's degree from Cornerstone University, and a Master of Divinity degree from Grand Rapids Theological Seminary. He teaches Hermeneutics for the Reformed Baptist Seminary in Sacramento, CA. Mark is married to his wife Dianne, and has fathered their four sons and one daughter, whose ages stretch from 36 to 26 (born 1983 to 1994).
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