Category Archives: commitment

when commitment is challenged

20230602 when commitment is challenged Daniel 1:8-16 (JDV) Daniel 1:8 Daniel set his heart on not defiling himself with the king’s food or with the wine he drank. So he sought permission from the chief eunuch not to defile himself.Daniel … Continue reading

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the new reality

20230601 the new reality Daniel 1:1-7 (JDV) Daniel 1:1 In the third year of the reign of King Jehoiakim of Judah, King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon came to Jerusalem and took control of it.Daniel 1:2 Yahveh gave into his hand King … Continue reading

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your congregation

20230527 your congregation Philemon 1:1-3 (JDV) Philemon 1:1 Paul, a prisoner of Christ Jesus, and brother Timothy: To Philemon, our cared for co-laborer,Philemon 1:2 and to Apphia our sister, to Archippus our fellow soldier, and to the congregation that meets … Continue reading

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best effort

20230303 best effort Titus 3:12-15 (JDV) Titus 3:12 When I send Artemas or Tychicus to you, put forth your best effort to come to me at Nicopolis, because I have decided to spend the winter there.Titus 3:13 Put forth your … Continue reading

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put him in the center

20230224 put him in the center Ezekiel 48:30-35 (JDV) Ezekiel 48:30 “These are the exits of the city: On the north side, which measures 4,500 cubits,Ezekiel 48:31 there will be three gates facing north, the gates of the city being … Continue reading

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every morning

20230208 every morning Ezekiel 46:13-15 (JDV) Ezekiel 46:13 “You are to offer an unblemished year-old male lamb as a daily burnt offering to Yahveh; you will offer it every morning.Ezekiel 46:14 You are also to prepare a grain offering every … Continue reading

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removing what’s ours

20230121 removing what’s ours Ezekiel 43:6-9 (JDV) Ezekiel 43:6 While the man was standing beside me, I heard someone speaking to me from the house.Ezekiel 43:7 He said to me: “Son of Adam, this is the place of my throne … Continue reading

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all on the altar

20230109 all on the altar Ezekiel 40:38-43 (JDV) Ezekiel 40:38 There was a chamber whose door opened into the gate’s portico. The burnt offering was to be washed there.Ezekiel 40:39 Inside the gate’s portico there were two tables on each … Continue reading

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extra step

20230106 extra step Ezekiel 40:28-31 (JDV) Ezekiel 40:28 Then he brought me to the inner court through the south gate. When he measured the south gate, it had the same measurements as the others.Ezekiel 40:29 Its recesses, jambs, and portico … Continue reading

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you slaughtered my children

20220826 you slaughtered my children Ezekiel 16:15-22 (JDV) Ezekiel 16:15 ” ‘But you trusted in your beauty and committed fornication because of your fame. You lavished your sexual favors on everyone who passed by. Your beauty became his.Ezekiel 16:16 You … Continue reading

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