1) I Receive. ” To take… (something given, offered or transmitted): get. To take in, hold, or contain.” transitive verb1:to come into possession of : acquire <receive a gift>2a : to act as a receptacle or container for <the cistern receives water from the roof>b : to assimilate through the mind or senses <receive new ideas>3a : to permit to enter: admit b : welcome, gree tc : to react to in a specified manner 4: to accept as authoritative, true, or accurate : believe 5a : to support the weight or pressure of : bear b : to take (a mark or impression) from the weight of something <some clay receives clear impressions>c : acquire, experience <received his early schooling at home>

Middle English, from Anglo-French receivre, from Latin recipere, from re- + capere to take.

 “For if, through the transgression of the one individual, Death made use of the one individual to seize the sovereignty, all the more shall those who receive God’s overflowing grace and gift of righteousness reign as kings in Life through the one individual, Jesus Christ.” WET (Romans 5:17)

 “And the Word became flesh, and dwelt among us, and we saw His glory, glory as of the only begotten from the Father, full of grace and truth. 15. John testified about Him and cried out, saying, “This was He of whom I said, ‘He who comes after me has a higher rank than I, for He existed before me.’” 16. For of His fullness we have all received, and grace upon grace. 17. For the Law was given through Moses; grace and truth were realized through Jesus Christ.”  (John 1:14-16) NASB

 “And you are in Him, having been completely filled full with the present result that you are in a state of fullness…” ( Colossians 2:10) Wuest


) 2. Reckon. “The action or process of calculating or estimating something.” a : count <reckon the days till Christmas>b : estimate, compute <reckon the height of a building>c : to determine by reference to a fixed basis <the existence of the United States is reckoned from the Declaration of Independence>2: to regard or think of as : consider 3 chiefly dialect : think, suppose <I reckon I’ve outlived my time — Ellen Glasgow>

intransitive verb1: to settle accounts 2: to make a calculation 3a : judge b chiefly dialect : suppose, think

4: to accept something as certain : place reliance <I reckon on your promise to help>

— reckon with: to take into consideration— reckon without: to fail to consider : ignore


“Likewise reckon ye also yourselves to be dead indeed unto sin, but alive unto God through Jesus Christ our Lord. “(Romans 6:11) KJV


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