Monthly Archives: May 2022

will you let me …?

20220529 Ruth 2:1-7 (JDV) will you let me …? Ruth 2:1 Now Naomi had a relative on her husband’s side. He was a prominent man of noble character from Elimelech’s clan.1 His name was Boaz. Ruth 2:2 Ruth the Moabitess … Continue reading

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divine coincidence

20220528 divine coincidence Ruth 1:22 (JDV) Ruth 1:22 So Naomi came back from the territory of Moab with her daughter-in-law Ruth the Moabitess. They arrived in Bethlehem at the beginning of the barley harvest. divine coincidence Naomi and Ruth’s travel … Continue reading

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Can this be Naomi?

20220527 Can this be Naomi? Ruth 1:19-21 (JDV) Ruth 1:19 The two of them traveled until they came to Bethlehem. When they entered Bethlehem, the whole town was excited about their arrival and the local women exclaimed, “Can this be … Continue reading

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would we welcome Ruth?

20220526 would we welcome Ruth? Ruth 1:15-18 (JDV) Ruth 1:15 Naomi said, “Look, your sister-in-law has gone back to her people and to her gods. Follow your sister-in-law.” Ruth 1:16 But Ruth replied: Don’t plead with me to abandon you … Continue reading

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beyond ordinary wisdom

20220525 beyond ordinary wisdom Ruth 1:6-14 (JDV) Ruth 1:6 She and her daughters-in-law set out to return from the country of Moab, because she had heard in Moab that Yahveh1 had paid attention to his people’s need by providing them … Continue reading

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lost everything?

20220524 lost everything? Ruth 1:1-5 (JDV) Ruth 1:1 It happened in the days of the judges, there was a famine in the land. A man left Bethlehem in Judah with his wife and two sons to stay in the territory … Continue reading

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what is falsely called knowledge

20220523 what is falsely called knowledge 1 Timothy 6:20-21 (JDV) 1 Timothy 6:20 Timothy, guard what has been entrusted to you, avoiding irreverent and empty speech and contradictions from what is falsely called knowledge. 1 Timothy 6:21 By professing it, … Continue reading

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a word to the “masters”

20220522 a word to the “masters” 1 Timothy 6:17-19 (JDV) 1 Timothy 6:17 Direct those who are rich in the present age not to be arrogant or to set their hope on the uncertainty of wealth, but on God, who … Continue reading

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take hold

20220521 take hold 1 Timothy 6:11-16 (JDV) 1 Timothy 6:11 But you, human of God, flee from these things, and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, care, endurance, and gentleness. 1 Timothy 6:12 Fight the good fight of the faith. Take hold … Continue reading

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contentment or controversy

20220520 contentment or controversy 1 Timothy 6:3-10 (JDV) 1 Timothy 6:3 If anyone teaches differently and does not agree with the wholesome words of our Lord Jesus Christ and with the teaching that promotes godliness, 1 Timothy 6:4 he is … Continue reading

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