Category Archives: courage

passing the ark

passing the ark Joshua 3:16-17 (JDV) Joshua 3:16 and the water flowing downstream stood still, rising up in a mass that extended as far as Adam, a city next to Zarethan. The water flowing downstream into the Sea of the … Continue reading

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sources of strength and courage

sources of strength and courage Joshua 1:6-9 (JDV) Joshua 1:6 “Be strong and courageous, because you will distribute the land I swore to their fathers to give them as an inheritance. Joshua 1:7 Above all, be strong and very courageous … Continue reading

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crisis moments

crisis moments Psalm 59:1-2 (JDV) Psalm 59:1 Rescue me from my enemies, my God; protect me from those who rise up against me. Psalm 59:2 Rescue me from those who practice failure, and save me from men of bloodshed. crisis … Continue reading

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a watched pot

a watched pot Psalm 58:9-11 (JDV) Psalm 58:9 Before your pots can feel the heat of the thorns – whether green or burning – he will sweep them away. Psalm 58:10 The righteous one will rejoice when he sees the … Continue reading

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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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