Carrying out each task in preparation for God's omniscient
personal inspection and approval.
a. [Sax. thurh; G. durch; D. door.
In these languages, the word is a preposition. It is
evidently from the root of door, which signifies a
passage, and the radix of the word signifies to pass.
1. Literally, passing through or to the end; hence, complete;
perfect; as a thorough reformation; thorough
work; a thorough translator; a thorough poet.
The heart of the prudent acquires
knowledge, And the ear of the wise seeks knowledge.
I dedicate myself completely to the completion of a project, so
that I might fully meet the needs of those God has called me to
I know which factors, if neglected, will diminish the
effectiveness of my work or words.
|Washington had a thorough
knowledge of the technical part of his profession, a good
eye for military combinations, an extraordinary gift of
military administration. Punctual, methodical,
and exact in the highest degree, he excelled in managing
those minute details which are so essential to the
efficiency of an army, and he possest to an eminent degree
that form of courage which can endure
long-continued suspense, bear the weight of great
responsibility, and encounter the risks of
misrepresentation and unpopularity.
William E. H. Lecky, Great Epochs in
American History, Vol.3, p.202
just as He chose us in Him before the foundation of the
world, that we should be holy and without blame before Him in
love, having predestined us to adoption as sons by Jesus Christ to
Himself, according to the good pleasure of His will, --
Let the proud be ashamed; for they dealt perversely with me
without a cause: but I will meditate in thy precepts. -- Psalm
This isn't that New Age
"Positive Thinking" stuff, is it??