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sources of strength and courage

sources of strength and courage Joshua 1:6-9 (JDV) Joshua 1:6 “Be strong and courageous, because you will distribute the land I swore to their fathers to give them as an inheritance. Joshua 1:7 Above all, be strong and very courageous … Continue reading

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someone else’s letter

someone else’s letter Colossians 4:7-18 (JDV) Colossians 4:7 Tychicus, our dearly cared about brother, faithful assistant, and fellow servant in the Lord, will tell you everything about me. Colossians 4:8 I have sent him to you for this very purpose, … Continue reading

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praising God’s word

praising God’s word Psalm 56:10-11 (JDV) Psalm 56:10 In God, whose word I praise, in Yahveh, whose word I praise, Psalm 56:11 in God I trust; I will not be afraid. What can mere humans do to me? praising God’s … Continue reading

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Zedekiah’s oath

Zedekiah’s oath Jeremiah 38:14-28 (JDV) Jeremiah 38:14 King Zedekiah sent for the prophet Jeremiah and received him at the third entrance of Yahveh’s temple. The king said to Jeremiah, “I am going to ask you something; don’t hide anything from … Continue reading

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a secret word

a secret word Jeremiah 37:11-21 (JDV) Jeremiah 37:11 This happened when the Chaldean army withdrew from Jerusalem because of Pharaoh’s army,Jeremiah 37:12 Jeremiah started to leave Jerusalem to go to the land of Benjamin to claim his portion there among … Continue reading

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another scroll

another scroll Jeremiah 36:27-32 (JDV) Jeremiah 36:27 The word of Yahveh came to Jeremiah after the king had burned the scroll and the words Baruch had written at Jeremiah’s dictation: Jeremiah 36:28 “Take another scroll, and write again on it … Continue reading

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cut it, burn it, quick rename it

cut it, burn it, quick rename it Jeremiah 36:21-26 (JDV) Jeremiah 36:21 The king sent Jehudi to get the scroll, and he took it from the hall of Elishama the scribe. Jehudi then read it in the hearing of the … Continue reading

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because of Baruch

because of Baruch Jeremiah 36:1-20 (JDV) Jeremiah 36:1 In the fourth year of Jehoiakim son of Josiah, king of Judah, this word came to Jeremiah from Yahveh. This is what it said:Jeremiah 36:2 “Take a scroll, and write on it … Continue reading

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from freedom to terror

from freedom to terror Jeremiah 20:1-6 (JDV) Jeremiah 20:1 Pashhur, son of Immer, the priest, and chief official in the temple of Yahveh, heard Jeremiah prophesying these things. Jeremiah 20:2 So Pashhur had the prophet Jeremiah beaten and put him … Continue reading

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bloom or shrivel

bloom or shrivel Deuteronomy 32:1-4 (JDV) Deuteronomy 32:1 Pay attention, sky, and I will speak; listen, land, to the words from my mouth. Deuteronomy 32:2 Let my teaching fall like rain and my word settle like dew, like gentle rain … Continue reading

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