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filling the void

filling the void Acts 1:12-26 (JDV) Acts 1:12 Then they returned to Jerusalem from the Mount of Olives, which is near Jerusalem – a Sabbath day’s trip away. Acts 1:13 When they arrived, they went to the room upstairs where … Continue reading

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three foundations for gospel ministry

three foundations for gospel ministry Acts 1:1-5 (JDV) Acts 1:1 I constructed the first guidebook, Theophilus, to all that Jesus began to do and teach Acts 1:2 up to the day he was picked up, after he had given instructions … Continue reading

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his sacred ones

his sacred ones Deuteronomy 33:1-3 (JDV) Deuteronomy 33:1 This is the empowerment that Moses, the man of God, empowered the Israelites with before his death. Deuteronomy 33:2 He said: Yahveh came from Sinai and appeared to them from Seir; he … Continue reading

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limited enrollment

limited enrollment Deuteronomy 23:3-8 (JDV) Deuteronomy 23:3 No Ammonite or Moabite may enter Yahveh ‘s collected assembly; none of their descendants, even to the tenth generation, may enter Yahveh’s collected assembly permanently. Deuteronomy 23:4 This is because they did not … Continue reading

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timeless truths about testifying

timeless truths about testifying Deuteronomy 17:6-7 Deuteronomy 17:6 The one condemned to die is to be executed on the testimony of two or three witnesses. No one is to be executed on the testimony of a single witness. Deuteronomy 17:7 … Continue reading

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honoring parents and mutual submission

Ephesians 6:1-3 (JDV) Ephesians 6:1 Children, obey your parents in the Lord, because this is right. Ephesians 6:2 Honor your father and mother, which is the first commandment with a promise, Ephesians 6:3 so that it may go well with … Continue reading

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submitting to one another

Ephesians 5:21-24 (JDV) Ephesians 5:21 submitting to one another in the fear of Christ. Ephesians 5:22 Wives, submit to your husbands as to the Lord, Ephesians 5:23 because the husband is the head of the wife as Christ is the … Continue reading

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limiting close relationships

Ephesians 5:1-5 (JDV) Ephesians 5:1 Be imitators of God, then, as dearly cared about children, Ephesians 5:2 and walk in care, like Christ also cared about us and gave himself in behalf of us, a sacrificial and fragrant offering to … Continue reading

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the ministry cycle

Ephesians 4:11-13 (JDV) Ephesians 4:11 And he himself gave some missionaries, some prophets, some evangelists, some pastors and teachers, Ephesians 4:12 so the devotees could be equipped for achieving ministry, to build up the body of Christ, Ephesians 4:13 until … Continue reading

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bearing with one another

Ephesians 4:1-3 (JDV) Ephesians 4:1 Then1 I, the prisoner in the Lord, urge you to live worthy of the invitation to which you were invited,2 Ephesians 4:2 with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in care, … Continue reading

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