Category Archives: enemies

moral compass

moral compass Psalm 54:3 (JDV) Psalm 54:3 You see, strangers rise up against me, and violent men intend to kill me. They do not let God guide them. Selah moral compass David is convinced that if his enemies really knew … Continue reading

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I feel this, I know that

I feel this, I know that Psalm 53:4-5 (JDV) Psalm 53:4 Will evildoers never understand? They devour my people like they devour bread; they do not call on God. Psalm 53:5 So they will be filled with dread – dread … Continue reading

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tree in the house

tree in the house Psalm 52:8-9 (JDV) Psalm 52:8 But I am like a flourishing olive tree in the house of God; I trust in God’s covenant faithfulness permanently and continually. Psalm 52:9 I will praise you permanently for what … Continue reading

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knee warfare

knee warfare Psalm 52:6-7 (JDV) Psalm 52:6 The righteous will see and fear, and they will derisively say about that “hero,” Psalm 52:7 “Here is the man who would not make God his refuge, but trusted in the abundance of … Continue reading

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reacting to betrayal

reacting to betrayal Psalm 52:1-4 (JDV) Psalm 52:1 Why brag about evil, you hero! God’s covenant faithfulness is constant. Psalm 52:2 Like a sharpened razor, your tongue creates destruction, producing betrayal. Psalm 52:3 You love evil instead of good, lying … Continue reading

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friends in high places

friends in high places Acts 19:23-41 (JDV) Acts 19:23 About that period there was a major disturbance about the Way. Acts 19:24 You see, a person named Demetrius, a silversmith who made silver shrines of Artemis, provided a great deal … Continue reading

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half truths

half truths Acts 6:8-15 (JDV) Acts 6:8 Now Stephen, full of favor and power, was performing great marvels and signs among the people. Acts 6:9 Opposition arose, however, from some members of the Synagogue of the Liberated, composed of both … Continue reading

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swooping nation

swooping nation Deuteronomy 28:49-52 (JDV) Deuteronomy 28:49 Yahveh will bring a nation from far away, from the ends of the land, to swoop down on you like an eagle, a nation whose language you won’t understand, Deuteronomy 28:50 a ruthless … Continue reading

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within the contest

within the contest Deuteronomy 28:7 (JDV) Deuteronomy 28:7 “Yahveh will cause the enemies who rise up against you to be defeated before you. They will march out against you from one direction but run away from you in seven directions. … Continue reading

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strongholds among us

strongholds among us Deuteronomy 25:17-19 (JDV) Deuteronomy 25:17 “Remember what the Amalekites did to you on the journey after you left Egypt. Deuteronomy 25:18 They met you along the way and attacked all your stragglers from behind when you were … Continue reading

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