Category Archives: commitment

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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I will still praise him

I will still praise him Psalm 43:4-5 (JDV) Psalm 43:4 Then I will come to the altar of God, to God, my greatest joy. I will praise you with the lyre, God, my God. Psalm 43:5 Why, my throat, are … Continue reading

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selfless servants

selfless servants Philippians 2:19-30 (JDV) Philippians 2:19 Now I hope in the Lord Jesus to send Timothy to you soon so that I too may be encouraged by news about you. Philippians 2:20 You see, I have no one else … Continue reading

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fourth gain

fourth gain Philippians 2:12-18 (JDV) Philippians 2:12 For this reason, my dear friends, just as you have always obeyed, so now, not only in my presence but even more in my absence, work out your own rescue with fear and … Continue reading

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contending together for the faith

contending together for the faith Philippians 1:27-30 (JDV) Philippians 1:27 Just one thing: live your lives worthy of the gospel of Christ. Then, whether I come and see you or am absent, I will hear about you that you are … Continue reading

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