Category Archives: discernment

staying compliant and connected

staying compliant and connected Deuteronomy 21:18-21 (JDV) Deuteronomy 21:18 “If a man has a stubborn and rebellious son who does not obey his father or mother and doesn’t listen to them even after they discipline him, Deuteronomy 21:19 his father and … Continue reading

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bypassing preferences

bypassing preferences Deuteronomy 21:15-17 (JDV) Deuteronomy 21:15 “If a man has two wives, one cared about and the other not cared about, and both the cared about and the not cared about bear him sons, and if the wife not … Continue reading

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telling the difference

telling the difference Deuteronomy 18:21 You may say to yourself, ‘How can we recognize a message Yahveh has not spoken?’ Deuteronomy 18:22 When a prophet speaks in Yahveh’s name, and the message does not come true or is not fulfilled, … Continue reading

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the audience factor

the audience factor Deuteronomy 18:19 I will hold accountable whoever does not listen to my words that he speaks in my name. Deuteronomy 18:20 But the prophet who presumes to speak a message in my name that I have not … Continue reading

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trusting the judges

  trusting the judges Deuteronomy 17:8 -11 (JDV) Deuteronomy 17:8 “If a judgment is too extraordinary1 for you – concerning bloodshed, lawsuits, or assaults – cases disputed at your city gates, then go up to the place Yahveh your God … Continue reading

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Seeing his imprint

  Deuteronomy 3:21-22 (JDV) Deuteronomy 3:21 “I commanded Joshua at that time, and this is what I said: Your own eyes have seen everything Yahveh your God has done to these two kings. Yahveh will do the same to all … Continue reading

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evidence of enmity

  Deuteronomy 2:26-30 (JDV) Deuteronomy 2:26 “So I sent messengers with an offer of peace to King Sihon of Heshbon from the open country of Kedemoth, and this is what they said: Deuteronomy 2:27 ‘Let us travel through your land; … Continue reading

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encountering our enemies

  Deuteronomy 2:24-25 (JDV) Deuteronomy 2:24 “Yahveh also said, ‘Get up, move out, and cross the Arnon Valley. See, I have handed the Amorites’ King Sihon of Heshbon and his land over to you. Begin to take possession of it; … Continue reading

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other peoples’ future

  Deuteronomy 2:22-23 (JDV) Deuteronomy 2:22 This was just as he had done for the descendants of Esau who lived in Seir, when he exterminated the Horites ahead of them; they took possession from them and have lived in their … Continue reading

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pine boxes

  Deuteronomy 2:16-21 (JDV) Deuteronomy 2:16 “When all the fighting men had died among the people, Deuteronomy 2:17 Yahveh spoke to me, and this is what he said: Deuteronomy 2:18 ‘Today you are going to cross the border of Moab … Continue reading

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