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your welcoming spirit

20230530 your welcoming spirit Philemon 1:17-20 (JDV) Philemon 1:17 So if you consider me a partner, welcome him as you would me.Philemon 1:18 And if he has wronged you in any way, or owes you anything, charge that to my … Continue reading

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where I meet us

20230516 where I meet us Psalm 106:4-5 (JDV) Psalm 106:4 Remember me, Yahveh, when you show favor to your people. Come to me with your deliverancePsalm 106:5 so that I may enjoy the prosperity of your chosen ones, rejoice in … Continue reading

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blameless and biblical

20230226 blameless and biblical Titus 1:5-9 (JDV) Titus 1:5 In favor of this, I left you in Crete was to set right what was left undone and, like I directed you to, to appoint elders in every town:Titus 1:6 someone … Continue reading

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a section of land

20230130 a section of land Ezekiel 45:1-6 (JDV) Ezekiel 45:1 “When you divide the land by lot as an inheritance, set aside a donation to Yahveh, a devoted portion of the land, 25,000 cubits long and 20,000 cubits wide. This … Continue reading

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the first batch goes to the priest

20230129 the first batch goes to the priest Ezekiel 44:28-31 (JDV) Ezekiel 44:28 “This will be their inheritance: I am their inheritance. You are to give them no possession in Israel: I am their possession.Ezekiel 44:29 They will eat the … Continue reading

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tested and affirmed by God

tested and affirmed by God 1 Thessalonians 2:3-5 (JDV) 1 Thessalonians 2:3 For our exhortation didn’t come from error or impurity or an intent to deceive. 1 Thessalonians 2:4 Instead, just as we have been evaluated by God to be … Continue reading

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sharing some common ground

sharing some common ground Colossians 1:1-2 (JDV) Colossians 1:1 Paul, a missionary¹ of Christ Jesus by God’s preference,² and Timothy our brother: Colossians 1:2 To the devotees³in Christ at Colossae, who are faithful brothers and sisters. Favor to you and … Continue reading

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parting gifts

parting gifts Psalm 68:15-18 (JDV) Psalm 68:15 Mount Bashan is God’s towering mountain; Mount Bashan is a mountain of many peaks. Psalm 68:16 Why gaze with envy, you mountain peaks, at the mountain God desired for his residence? Yahveh will … Continue reading

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pay attention!

pay attention! Jeremiah 18:18-23 (JDV) Jeremiah 18:18 Then they said, “Let’s make plans against Jeremiah, because instruction will never be lost from the priest, or counsel from the wise, or a word from the prophet. Let’s denounce him and pay … Continue reading

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there we found brothers and sisters

there we found brothers and sisters Acts 28:11-16 (JDV) Acts 28:11 After three months we set sail in an Alexandrian ship that had wintered at the island, with the Twin Gods as its figurehead. Acts 28:12 Landing at Syracuse, we … Continue reading

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