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It's a Blessing, Not a Curse

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It's a Blessing, Not a Curse

Did You Hear About the New Commandment?

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Did You Hear About the New Commandment?

The Declarations of A Resurrection Saint

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The Declarations of A Resurrection Saint

What Does the Bible Say About Friendship?

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What Does the Bible Say About Friendship?

Our Ever-Present God

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Our Ever-Present God

Our Unchangeable God

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Our Unchangeable God

What Does the Bible Say About Honesty?

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What Does the Bible Say About Honesty?



English Grammar: pick, pick up, pick out

1. Use "pick" in a general, broader sense of "to select."

"Pick a magazine to bring with you."


2. Use "pick out" in a selective, narrower sense of "to select from a group of choices."

Pick out a magazine to bring with you.
This means: 
"Pick out which magazine to bring with you."
"Pick out from this pile which magazine to bring with you."


3.a. Use "pick up" to mean "to physically lift."

Pick up the piece of paper you dropped on the floor.

3.b. Use "pick up" to mean "to learn" or "to acquire"

I picked up some French while I was in Europe.
I picked up this odd mannerism from a roommate I had in the Uni.