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window dressing

window dressing Acts 2:1-13 (JDV) Acts 2:1 When the day of Pentecost was in progress, they were all together at the same place. Acts 2:2 Suddenly a sound like that of a violent rushing wind came from the sky, and … Continue reading

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focus Acts 1:6-11 (JDV) Acts 1:6 So when they had come together, they asked him, “Lord, are you restoring the kingdom to Israel at this time?” Acts 1:7 But he said to them, “It is not for you to know … Continue reading

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three foundations for gospel ministry

three foundations for gospel ministry Acts 1:1-5 (JDV) Acts 1:1 I constructed the first guidebook, Theophilus, to all that Jesus began to do and teach Acts 1:2 up to the day he was picked up, after he had given instructions … Continue reading

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protecting the right to reproduce

protecting the right to reproduce Deuteronomy 25:11-12 (JDV) Deuteronomy 25:11 “If two men are fighting with each other, and the wife of one steps in to rescue her husband from the one striking him, and she puts out her hand … Continue reading

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sandal and spit

sandal and spit Deuteronomy 25:7-10 (JDV) Deuteronomy 25:7 But if the man doesn’t want to marry his sister-in-law, she is to go to the elders at the city gate and say, ‘My brother-in-law refuses to preserve his brother’s name in … Continue reading

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limited enrollment

limited enrollment Deuteronomy 23:3-8 (JDV) Deuteronomy 23:3 No Ammonite or Moabite may enter Yahveh ‘s collected assembly; none of their descendants, even to the tenth generation, may enter Yahveh’s collected assembly permanently. Deuteronomy 23:4 This is because they did not … Continue reading

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leaving the fruitful trees

leaving the fruitful trees Deuteronomy 20:19-20 (JDV) Deuteronomy 20:19 “When you lay siege to a city for a long time, fighting against it in order to capture it, do not destroy its trees by putting an ax to them, because … Continue reading

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life or death quest

  Deuteronomy 4:1-4 Deuteronomy 4:1 “Now, Israel, listen to the prescriptions1 and rules I am teaching you to follow, so that you may stay alive,2 enter, and take possession of the land Yahveh, the God of your fathers, is giving … Continue reading

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sacrificing for your brothers

  Deuteronomy 3:18-20 (JDV) Deuteronomy 3:18 “I commanded you at that time: and this is what I said: Yahveh your God has given you this land to take possession of. All your militarily qualified sons1 will cross over in battle … Continue reading

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there will be giants

  Deuteronomy 3:8-11 (JDV) Deuteronomy 3:8 “At that time we took the land from the two Amorite kings across the Jordan, from the Arnon Valley as far as Mount Hermon, Deuteronomy 3:9 which the Sidonians call Sirion, but the Amorites … Continue reading

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