Category Archives: encouragement

why we are in Deuteronomy

Deuteronomy 1:1-5 (JDV) Deuteronomy 1:1 These are the words Moses said to all Israel across the Jordan in the open country,1 in the Arabah opposite Suph, between Paran and Tophel, Laban, Hazeroth, and Di-zahab. Deuteronomy 1:2 It is an eleven-day … Continue reading

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resurrection life today

Ephesians 5:18-20 (JDV) Ephesians 5:18 And don’t get drunk with wine, which leads to reckless living, but be filled by the Breath: Ephesians 5:19 speaking to one another in psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, singing and making music with your … Continue reading

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The Judas point

John 13:21-24 Joh 13:21 After saying these things, Jesus was agitated in his spirit and testified, “I am honestly telling you, one from among you will hand me over.” Joh 13:22 The disciples were looking into one another– perplexed about … Continue reading

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Psalms 10:1 Yahveh, why are you standing so far away? Why are you hiding in hard times? What an honest prayer! This believer does not doubt the existence of God or his power to intervene. He questions why God seems … Continue reading

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we count

we count devotions from Jefferson Vann # 2343 Numbers 26:15-25 Num 26:15 The sons of Gad according to their clans: of Zephon, the clan of the Zephonites; of Haggi, the clan of the Haggites; of Shuni, the clan of the … Continue reading

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trouble

devotional post # 2254 Numbers 2:27-28 Num 2:27 And those to camp next to him will be the tribe of Asher, the general from the people of Asher being Pagiel the son of Ochran, Num 2:28 his company as mustered … Continue reading

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remembering and resolving

devotional post # 2239 Numbers 1:40-41 Num 1:40  Of the sons of Asher, referencing their historical lineage, by their clans, by their fathers’ houses, according to the number of names, from twenty years old and upward, every man able to … Continue reading

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an encouraging report

devotional post # 2182 2 Corinthians 7:5-7 2Co 7:5 Because even when we entered Macedonia, our flesh could not relax, but we suffered in every way: battles on the outside, fears on the inside. 2Co 7:6 But God is the … Continue reading

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courage and faith

devotional post # 2181 2 Corinthians 7:2-4 2Co 7:2 Find room in your hearts for us. We have wronged no one, we have corrupted no one, we have taken advantage of no one. 2Co 7:3 I am not saying this … Continue reading

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depression and encouragement

devotional post # 2170 2 Corinthians 5:4-7 2Co 5:4 Because while we are staying in this tent, we groan, because it depresses us– not that we want to be stripped, but that we want to be clothed, so that the … Continue reading

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