Category Archives: courage

a harvest in an uncertain time

a harvest in an uncertain time Jeremiah 40:7-12 (JDV) Jeremiah 40:7 All the commanders of the armies that were in the countryside – they and their men – heard that the king of Babylon had appointed Gedaliah son of Ahikam … Continue reading

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stay of execution

stay of execution Jeremiah 26:1-24 (JDV) Jeremiah 26:1 At the first of the reign of Jehoiakim son of Josiah, king of Judah, this word came from Yahveh: Jeremiah 26:2 “This is what Yahveh says: Stand in the courtyard of Yahveh … Continue reading

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a false vision

a false vision Jeremiah 14:11-18 (JDV) Jeremiah 14:11 Then Yahveh said to me, “Do not pray for the well-being of these people. Jeremiah 14:12 If they fast, I will not hear their cry of despair. If they offer burnt offering … Continue reading

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following God into the darkness

following God into the darkness Acts 18:18-23 (JDV) Acts 18:18 After staying for some time, Paul said farewell to the brothers and sisters and sailed away to Syria, accompanied by Priscilla and Aquila. He shaved his head at Cenchreae because … Continue reading

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why Paul chose Silas

why Paul chose Silas Acts 15:36-41 (JDV) Acts 15:36 After some time had passed, Paul said to Barnabas, “Let’s go back and visit the brothers and sisters in every town where we have preached the word of the Lord and … Continue reading

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how to handle opposition

how to handle opposition Acts 4:1-22 (JDV) Acts 4:1 While they were speaking to the people, the priests, the captain of the temple police, and the Sadducees confronted them, Acts 4:2 because they were annoyed that they were teaching the … Continue reading

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his last summit

his last summit Deuteronomy 32:48-52 (JDV) Deuteronomy 32:48 On that same day Yahveh spoke to Moses, and this is what he said: Deuteronomy 32:49 “Go up Mount Nebo in the Abarim range in the land of Moab, across from Jericho, … Continue reading

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pep talk 1

Deuteronomy 20:5-7 (JDV) pep talk 1 Deuteronomy 20:5 “The officers are to address the army, and this is what you should say: ‘Has any man built a new house and not dedicated it? Let him leave and return home. Or … Continue reading

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confidence instead of fear

confidence instead of fear Deuteronomy 20:1-4 (JDV) Deuteronomy 20:1 “When you go out to war against your enemies and see horses, chariots, and an army larger than yours, do not be afraid of them, because Yahveh your God, who brought … Continue reading

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there will be giants

  Deuteronomy 3:8-11 (JDV) Deuteronomy 3:8 “At that time we took the land from the two Amorite kings across the Jordan, from the Arnon Valley as far as Mount Hermon, Deuteronomy 3:9 which the Sidonians call Sirion, but the Amorites … Continue reading

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