Category Archives: consideration of others

our sensitive God

20220708 our sensitive God Ezekiel 4:9-17 Ezekiel 4:9 “Also take wheat, barley, beans, lentils, millet, and spelt. Put them in a single container and make them into bread for yourself. You are to eat it during the number of days … Continue reading

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teaming up

20220602 teaming up Ruth 3:1-5 (JDV) Ruth 3:1 Ruth’s mother-in-law Naomi said to her, “My daughter, shouldn’t I find a resting place for you so that you will be taken care of? Ruth 3:2 Now isn’t Boaz our relative? Haven’t … Continue reading

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would we welcome Ruth?

20220526 would we welcome Ruth? Ruth 1:15-18 (JDV) Ruth 1:15 Naomi said, “Look, your sister-in-law has gone back to her people and to her gods. Follow your sister-in-law.” Ruth 1:16 But Ruth replied: Don’t plead with me to abandon you … Continue reading

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a word to the “masters”

20220522 a word to the “masters” 1 Timothy 6:17-19 (JDV) 1 Timothy 6:17 Direct those who are rich in the present age not to be arrogant or to set their hope on the uncertainty of wealth, but on God, who … Continue reading

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inheritance rights

20230209 inheritance rights Ezekiel 46:16-18 (JDV) Ezekiel 46:16 “This is what the Lord Yahveh says: If the prince gives a gift to each of his sons as their inheritance, it will belong to his sons. It will become their property … Continue reading

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those yet unconvinced

those yet unconvinced Judges 5:10-18 (JDV) Judges 5:10 You who ride on white donkeys, who sit on saddle blankets, and who travel on the road, give praise! Judges 5:11 Let them tell the righteous acts of Yahveh, the righteous deeds … Continue reading

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what Paul could not stand

what Paul could not stand 1 Thessalonians 3:4-5 (JDV) 1 Thessalonians 3:4 In fact, when we were with you, we told you in advance that we were going to experience suffering, and as you know, it happened. 1 Thessalonians 3:5 … Continue reading

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bridges, not barriers.

bridges, not barriers. Joshua 22:20-29 (JDV) Joshua 22:20 Wasn’t Achan son of Zerah unfaithful regarding what was set apart for destruction, bringing wrath on the entire community of Israel? He was not the only one who was destroyed because of … Continue reading

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a master in the sky

a master in the sky Colossians 3:18-4:1 (JDV) Colossians 3:18 Wives, submit yourselves to your husbands, as is suitable in the Lord. Colossians 3:19 Husbands, care about your wives and don’t be bitter toward them. Colossians 3:20 Children, obey your … Continue reading

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276 throats

276 throats Acts 27:27-44 (JDV) Acts 27:27 When the fourteenth night came, we were drifting in the Adriatic Sea, and about midnight the sailors thought they were approaching land. Acts 27:28 They took soundings and found it to be a … Continue reading

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