Category Archives: conflict

conflict in missions

conflict in missions Acts 21:15-25 (JDV) Acts 21:15 After this we got ready and went up to Jerusalem. Acts 21:16 Some of the disciples from Caesarea also went with us and brought us to Mnason of Cyprus, an early disciple, … Continue reading

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friends in high places

friends in high places Acts 19:23-41 (JDV) Acts 19:23 About that period there was a major disturbance about the Way. Acts 19:24 You see, a person named Demetrius, a silversmith who made silver shrines of Artemis, provided a great deal … Continue reading

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public demonstration of the victory

public demonstration of the victory Acts 19:8-22 (JDV) Acts 19:8 Paul entered the synagogue and spoke openly over a period of three months, making speeches and persuading them about the kingdom of God. Acts 19:9 But when some became hardened … Continue reading

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not always welcomed

not always welcomed Acts 17:1-9 (JDV) Acts 17:1 After they passed through Amphipolis and Apollonia, they came to Thessalonica, where there was a Jewish synagogue. Acts 17:2 As usual, Paul went into the synagogue, and on three Sabbath days made … Continue reading

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sleeping dogs

sleeping dogs Acts 14:1-7 (JDV) Acts 14:1 In Iconium they entered the Jewish synagogue, as usual, and spoke in such a way that a great number of both Jews and Greeks believed. Acts 14:2 But the unbelieving Jews woke up … Continue reading

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tears into prayers

tears into prayers Acts 12:1-5 (JDV) Acts 12:1 About that period King Herod forced abusive hands on some who belonged to the congregation, Acts 12:2 and he took James out, John’s brother, using a sword. Acts 12:3 When he saw … Continue reading

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within the contest

within the contest Deuteronomy 28:7 (JDV) Deuteronomy 28:7 “Yahveh will cause the enemies who rise up against you to be defeated before you. They will march out against you from one direction but run away from you in seven directions. … Continue reading

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first seek peace

first seek peace Deuteronomy 20:10-14 (JDV) Deuteronomy 20:10 “When you approach a city to fight against it, make an offer of peace. Deuteronomy 20:11 If it answers your offer of peace and opens its gates to you, all the people … Continue reading

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an internal battle

  an internal battle Deuteronomy 5:1 Moses summoned all Israel and said to them, “Israel, listen to the prescriptions and rules I am proclaiming as you hear them today. Learn and watch them carefully. Deuteronomy 5:2 Yahveh our God established … Continue reading

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until the storms are over

Joel 2:6-9 (JDV) Joel 2:6 Nations convulse1 before them; all the people‚Äôs faces are drained of redness. Joel 2:7 They attack like warriors attack; they scale walls like men of war do. Each marches on his own path, and they … Continue reading

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