Category Archives: commitment

for high quality use

20220616 for high quality use 2 Timothy 2:20-21 (JDV) 2 Timothy 2:20 Now in a large house there are not only gold and silver containers, but also those of wood and clay; some for high quality use and some for … Continue reading

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for the sake of the promise

20220609 for the sake of the promise 2 Timothy 1:1-2 (JDV) 2 Timothy 1:1 Paul, a missionary of Christ Jesus by God’s preference, for the sake of the promise of life in Christ Jesus:2 Timothy 1:2 To Timothy, my dearly … Continue reading

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staying at the work

20220601 staying at the work Ruth 2:17-23 (JDV) Ruth 2:17 So Ruth gathered grain in the field until evening. She beat out what she had gathered, and it was about twenty-six quarts of barley. Ruth 2:18 She picked up the … Continue reading

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Hymenaeus and Alexander

20220506 1 Timothy 1:18-20 (JDV) 1 Timothy 1:18 Timothy, my son, I am giving you this instruction in keeping with the prophecies previously made about you, so that by recalling them you may fight the good fight, 1 Timothy 1:19 … Continue reading

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clarity, courage, commission

clarity, courage, commission 1 Timothy 1:3-4 (JDV) 1 Timothy 1:3 As I urged you when I went to Macedonia, remain in Ephesus so that you may direct certain people not to endorse different doctrine 1 Timothy 1:4 or to pay … Continue reading

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cautious feet

cautious feet Psalm 73:1-3 (JDV) Psalm 73:11 God is indeed good to Israel, to the pure in heart. Psalm 73:2 But as for me, my feet almost slipped; my steps nearly went astray. Psalm 73:3 You see, I envied the … Continue reading

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staying engaged with God

staying engaged with God Judges 6:11-24 (JDV) Judges 6:11 The agent of Yahveh came, and he sat under the oak that was in Ophrah, which belonged to Joash, the Abiezrite. His son Gideon was threshing wheat in the winepress in … Continue reading

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God at work through her

God at work through her Judges 4:11-24 (JDV) Judges 4:11 Now Heber the Kenite had moved away from the Kenites, the sons of Hobab, Moses’s father-in-law, and pitched his tent beside the oak tree of Zaanannim, which was near Kedesh. … Continue reading

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a culture of compromise

a culture of compromise Judges 3:5-13 (JDV) Judges 3:5 But they settled among the Canaanites, Hethites, Amorites, Perizzites, Hivites, and Jebusites. Judges 3:6 The Israelites took their daughters as wives for themselves, gave their own daughters to their sons, and … Continue reading

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The sin of inclusion

The sin of inclusion Judges 2:1-10 (JDV) Judges 2:1 The agent of Yahveh went up from Gilgal to Bochim and he said, “I brought you out of Egypt and led you into the land I had promised to your fathers. … Continue reading

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