Category Archives: commitment

from dominating to disappearing

from dominating to disappearing Joshua 23:7-13 (JDV) Joshua 23:7 and so that you do not associate with these nations remaining among you. Do not call on the names of their gods or make an oath to them; do not serve … Continue reading

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staying in mission

staying in mission Joshua 22:1-4 (JDV) Joshua 22:1 Joshua summoned the Reubenites, Gadites, and half the tribe of Manasseh Joshua 22:2 and told them, “You have done everything Moses Yahveh’s servant commanded you and have obeyed me in everything I … Continue reading

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appealing for justice

appealing for justice Joshua 21:1-3 (JDV) Joshua 21:1 The Levite family heads approached the priest Eleazar, Joshua son of Nun, and the family heads of the Israelite tribes. Joshua 21:2 At Shiloh, in the land of Canaan, they told them, … Continue reading

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mission — inheritance

mission — inheritance Joshua 19:32-39 (JDV) Joshua 19:32 The sixth lot came out for Naphtali’s descendants by their clans. Joshua 19:33 Their boundary went from Heleph and from the oak in Zaanannim, including Adami-nekeb and Jabneel, as far as Lakkum, … Continue reading

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her only hope

  her only hope Joshua 2:8-14 (JDV) Joshua 2:8 Before the men fell asleep, she went up on the roof Joshua 2:9 and said to them, “I know that Yahveh has given you this land and that the terror of … Continue reading

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our most capable

our most capable Joshua 1:12-15 (JDV) Joshua 1:12 Joshua said to the Reubenites, the Gadites, and half the tribe of Manasseh: Joshua 1:13 “Remember what Moses Yahveh’s servant commanded you when he said, ‘Yahveh your God will give you rest, … Continue reading

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the master’s purpose

the master’s purpose Colossians 4:2-6 (JDV) Colossians 4:2 Persist in prayer; stay alert in it with thanksgiving. Colossians 4:3 At the same time, pray also for us that God may open a door to us for the word, to speak … Continue reading

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what sharing Christ entails

what sharing Christ entails Colossians 1:24 -2:5 (JDV) Colossians 1:24 Now I celebrate while I suffer for you, and I am finishing in my flesh the balance of Christ’s afflictions for his body, that is, the congregation. Colossians 1:25 I … Continue reading

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he is the priority

  he is the priority Colossians 1:15-23 (JDV) Colossians 1:15 He is the image of the unseen God, the firstborn over all creation. Colossians 1:16 You see, everything was created by him, in the sky and on the land, [1] … Continue reading

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false gods

Psalm 58:1-2 (JDV) Psalm 58:11 Are you really saying the right things, you gods? Do you judge people fairly?Psalm 58:2 No, you practice injustice in your hearts; with your hands you weigh out violence in the land. Before David asks … Continue reading

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