Category Archives: consideration of others

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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caring for lives

caring for lives Deuteronomy 27:25 (JDV) Deuteronomy 27:25 ‘The one who accepts a bribe to kill an innocent throat is afflicted with a curse.’ And all the people will say, ‘Amen!’ caring for lives A soldier in an unjust war, … Continue reading

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respecting the contract

respecting the contract Deuteronomy 27:20 (JDV) Deuteronomy 27:20 ‘The one who sleeps with his father’s wife is afflicted with a curse, because he has violated his father’s marriage bed.’ And all the people will say, ‘Amen! ‘ respecting the contract … Continue reading

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supporting the marginalized

supporting the marginalized Deuteronomy 27:19 (JDV) Deuteronomy 27:19 ‘The one who denies justice to a guest, a fatherless child, or a widow is afflicted with a curse.’ And all the people will say, ‘Amen!’ supporting the marginalized God loved the … Continue reading

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duty to the disabled

duty to the disabled Deuteronomy 27:18 (JDV) Deuteronomy 27:18 ‘The one who leads a blind person astray on the road is afflicted with a curse.’ And all the people will say, ‘Amen!’ duty to the disabled Cruelty to others for … Continue reading

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the sacred right to work

the sacred right to work Deuteronomy 27:17 (JDV) Deuteronomy 27:17 ‘The one who moves his neighbor’s boundary marker is afflicted with a curse.’ And all the people will say, ‘Amen!’ the sacred right to work To move a neighbor’s boundary … Continue reading

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protecting joy

protecting joy Deuteronomy 25:4-6 (JDV) Deuteronomy 25:4 “Do not muzzle an ox while it treads out grain. Deuteronomy 25:5 “When brothers live on the same property and one of them dies without a son, the wife of the dead man … Continue reading

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