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20221101 clingers-on Ezekiel 29:1-5 (JDV) Ezekiel 29:1 In the tenth year, in the tenth month on the twelfth day of the month, the word of Yahveh happened to me. This is what it said:Ezekiel 29:2 “Son of Adam, face Pharaoh … Continue reading

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what is falsely called knowledge

20220523 what is falsely called knowledge 1 Timothy 6:20-21 (JDV) 1 Timothy 6:20 Timothy, guard what has been entrusted to you, avoiding irreverent and empty speech and contradictions from what is falsely called knowledge. 1 Timothy 6:21 By professing it, … Continue reading

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an eye-opener

an eye-opener Judges 19:22-30 (JDV) Judges 19:22 While they were enjoying themselves, notice, worthless men of the city surrounded the house and beat on the door. They said to the old man who was the owner of the house, “Bring … Continue reading

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the lefty and the locked room

the lefty and the locked room Judges 3:14-26 (JDV) Judges 3:14 The Israelites served King Eglon of Moab eighteen years. Judges 3:15 Then the Israelites cried out to Yahveh, and he raised up Ehud son of Gera, a left-handed Benjaminite, … Continue reading

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The sin of inclusion

The sin of inclusion Judges 2:1-10 (JDV) Judges 2:1 The agent of Yahveh went up from Gilgal to Bochim and he said, “I brought you out of Egypt and led you into the land I had promised to your fathers. … Continue reading

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grateful, but not gullible

grateful, but not gullible 1 Thessalonians 5:19-22 (JDV) 1 Thessalonians 5:19 Don’t stifle the Breath. 1 Thessalonians 5:20 Don’t discredit prophecies, 1 Thessalonians 5:21 but evaluate all things. Hold on to what is good. 1 Thessalonians 5:22 Stay away from … Continue reading

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keep trying

keep trying Joshua 17:14-18 (JDV) Joshua 17:14 Joseph’s descendants said to Joshua, “Why did you give us only one tribal allotment as an inheritance? We have many people, because Yahveh has been blessing us greatly.” Joshua 17:15 “If you have … Continue reading

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caution and compromise

caution and compromise Joshua 9:7-13 (JDV) Joshua 9:7 The men of Israel replied to the Hivites, “What if you actually live among us. How could we make a treaty with you?” Joshua 9:8 They said to Joshua, “We are your … Continue reading

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unspiritual super-spiritual

unspiritual super-spiritual Colossians 2:6-23 (JDV) Colossians 2:6 So then, in the manner that you have received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live in him, Colossians 2:7 being rooted and built up in him and established in the faith, just … Continue reading

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who is listening

Psalm 59:6-7 (JDV) Psalm 59:6 They return at evening, in uproar like dogs and prowling around the city. Psalm 59:7 Notice, they spew from their mouths – sharp words from their lips. “Because who,” they say, “is listening?” David’s enemies … Continue reading

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