Monthly Archives: October 2019

not our circus, not our monkeys

  Deuteronomy 2:9-12 (JDV) Deuteronomy 2:9 Yahveh said to me, ‘Show no hostility toward Moab, and do not provoke them to battle, because I will not give you any of their land as a possession, since I have given Ar … Continue reading

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resources, not enemies

  Deuteronomy 2:6-8 (JDV) Deuteronomy 2:6 You may purchase food from them, so that you may eat, and buy water from them to drink. Deuteronomy 2:7 You see, Yahveh your God has empowered you in all the work of your … Continue reading

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not even a foot-width

  Deuteronomy 2:1-5 (JDV) Deuteronomy 2:1 “Then we turned back and headed for the open country by way of the Red Sea, as Yahveh had told me, and we traveled around the hill country of Seir for many days. Deuteronomy … Continue reading

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Israel who?

  Deuteronomy 1:44-46 (JDV) Deuteronomy 1:44 Then the Amorites who lived there came out against you and chased you as if you were a swarm of bees. They crushed1 you from Seir as far as Hormah. Deuteronomy 1:45 When you … Continue reading

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no easy reset

  Deuteronomy 1:41-43 (JDV) Deuteronomy 1:41 “You answered me, ‘We have made a mistake1 against Yahveh. We will go up and fight just as Yahveh our God commanded us.’ Then each of you put on his weapons of war and … Continue reading

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destiny and development

  Deuteronomy 38-40 (JDV) Deuteronomy 1:38 Joshua son of Nun, who attends you, will enter it. Make him strong,1 because he will enable Israel to inherit it. Deuteronomy 1:39 Your children, whom you said would be plunder, your sons who … Continue reading

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when fear infuriates God

  Deuteronomy 1:34-37 (JDV) Deuteronomy 1:34 “When Yahveh heard your words, he was infuriated1 and swore an oath, and this is what he said: Deuteronomy 1:35 ‘None of these men in this evil generation will see the good land I … Continue reading

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you did not trust

  Deuteronomy 1;32-33 (JDV) Deuteronomy 1:32 But in this matter you did not trust Yahveh your God, Deuteronomy 1:33 who went ahead of you on the road to spy out a place for you to camp. He went in the … Continue reading

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as a man carries his son

  Deuteronomy 1:29-31 (JDV) Deuteronomy 1:29 “Then I said to you: Don’t be terrified and don’t be afraid of them! Deuteronomy 1:30 Yahveh your God who goes ahead of you will fight for you, just as you saw him do … Continue reading

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tent talk

  Deuteronomy 1:26-28 (JDV) Deuteronomy 1:26 “But you were not willing to go up. You rebelled against the command of Yahveh your God. Deuteronomy 1:27 You criticized1 it in your tents and said, ‘Yahveh brought us out of the land … Continue reading

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