Category Archives: contentment

don’t jump the gun

20220603 don’t jump the gun Ruth 3:6-13 (JDV) Ruth 3:6 She went down to the threshing floor and did everything her mother-in-law had charged her to do.Ruth 3:7 After Boaz ate, drank, and was in good spirits, he went to … Continue reading

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contentment or controversy

20220520 contentment or controversy 1 Timothy 6:3-10 (JDV) 1 Timothy 6:3 If anyone teaches differently and does not agree with the wholesome words of our Lord Jesus Christ and with the teaching that promotes godliness, 1 Timothy 6:4 he is … Continue reading

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able to cope

able to cope Philippians 4:10-14 (JDV) Philippians 4:10 I rejoiced in the Lord greatly because once again you renewed your care for me. You were, in fact, concerned about me but lacked the opportunity to show it. Philippians 4:11 I … Continue reading

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a promise in context

a promise in context Jeremiah 29:1-23 (JDV) Jeremiah 29:1 These are the words of the letter that the prophet Jeremiah sent from Jerusalem to the remaining exiled elders, the priests, the prophets, and all the people Nebuchadnezzar had deported from … Continue reading

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wearing the choker

wearing the choker Jeremiah 27:1-22 (JDV) Jeremiah 27:1 At the first part of the reign of Zedekiah son of Josiah, king of Judah, this word came to Jeremiah from Yahveh: Jeremiah 27:2 This is what Yahveh said to me: “Make … Continue reading

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small beginnings

small beginnings Acts 16:11-15 (JDV) Acts 16:11 From Troas we put out to sea and sailed straight for Samothrace, the next day to Neapolis, Acts 16:12 and from there to Philippi, a Roman colony and a leading city of the … Continue reading

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oil foot bath

oil foot bath Deuteronomy 33:22-25 (JDV) Deuteronomy 33:22 He said about Dan: Dan is a young lion, leaping out of Bashan. Deuteronomy 33:23 He said about Naphtali: Naphtali, enjoying approval, full of Yahveh’s empowerment, take possession of it west and … Continue reading

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a sign and a wonder

a sign and a wonder Deuteronomy 28:46-48 (JDV) Deuteronomy 28:46 These curses will be a sign and a wonder against you and your descendants permanently. Deuteronomy 28:47 Because you didn’t serve Yahveh your God with joy and a cheerful heart, … Continue reading

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No, yes, yes

  Deuteronomy 3:27-29 (JDV) Deuteronomy 3:27 Go to the top of Pisgah and look to the west, north, south, and east, and see it with your own eyes, because you will not cross the Jordan. Deuteronomy 3:28 But command Joshua … Continue reading

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no is enough

Deuteronomy 3:23-26 Deuteronomy 3:23 “At that time I begged Yahveh, and this is what I said: Deuteronomy 3:24 Yahveh God, you have begun to show your greatness and your strong hand to your servant, because what god is there in … Continue reading

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