Holy Spirit Speaks

May 11th, 2017

Keep and Do

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Written by: Gene
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Pondering the words that the Holy Spirit woke me up with today… The conversation went something like this…

HS: keep
me: yes keep
HS: keep
me: keep? like the verse “if you love me, keep my commandments”?
HS: yes keep… and do
me: keep and do… “do what is right in The Lord’s sight…” “keep them in your heart…”?
HS: there is a difference… between the words keep and do…
me: (time to do a word study)

There are times when The Lord will ask me to keep His Word, so that He can perform the task… There are times when I keep His Word, so that I can perform the task… Learn the difference…


keep: look after, care for, take care of, mind, watch over; preserve, protect, keep safe, shield, shelter, safeguard, defend, guard, preserve, keep alive/up, keep going, carry on, perpetuate, maintain, uphold, sustain, comply with, obey, observe, conform to, abide by, adhere to, stick to, heed, follow; fulfill…

do: carry out, undertake, discharge, execute, perform, accomplish, achieve; bring about/off, engineer, prepare, make, get ready, see to, arrange, organize, be responsible for, be in charge of, fix, put on, present, produce; perform in, act in, take part in, participate in, work out, figure out, calculate; solve, resolve…

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