Category Archives: faithfulness

his faithfulness is enough

Galatians 2:15-21 (JDV) Galatians 2:15 We are Jews by nature and not “Gentile sinners,” Galatians 2:16 and yet because we know that a human is not justified by the achievements1 of the law but by faith in Jesus Christ, even … Continue reading

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his faithfulness is enough

Galatians 2:15-21 (JDV) Galatians 2:15 We are Jews by nature and not “Gentile sinners,” Galatians 2:16 and yet because we know that a human is not justified by the achievements1 of the law but by faith in Jesus Christ, even … Continue reading

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you will watch

  Psalm 37:34 Psalm 37:34 Wait for Yahveh and keep to his road, and he will exalt you to inherit the land. You will watch when the wicked are destroyed. you will watch The promise in today’s text is that … Continue reading

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a faithful fear

  Psalm 34:4-7 Psalm 34:4 I sought Yahveh, and he answered me and rescued me from all my fears. Psalm 34:5 Those who look to him are radiant with joy; their faces will never be ashamed. Psalm 34:6 This poor … Continue reading

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intimidation

  Psalm 31:23-24 Psalm 31:23 Love Yahveh, all his faithful ones. Yahveh protects the loyal, but fully repays the arrogant. Psalm 31:24 Be strong, and let your heart be courageous, all you who put your hope in Yahveh. intimidation It … Continue reading

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the third voice

John 18:25-27 John 18:25 Now Simon Peter was standing and warming himself. They said to him, “You aren’t one of his disciples too, are you?” He denied it and said, “I am not.” John 18:26 One of the high priest’s … Continue reading

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When their hour comes

John 16:1-4 Joh 16:1 “I have spoken these things to you to keep you from getting tripped up. Joh 16:2 They will ban you from the synagogues. In fact, an hour is coming when anyone who kills you will think … Continue reading

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Our solo Savior

John 13:36-38 Joh 13:36 “Lord,” Simon Peter said to him, “where are you departing for?” Jesus answered, “Where I am departing for, you cannot follow me now, but you will follow afterwards.” Joh 13:37 Peter said to him, “Lord, why … Continue reading

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All a blur

John 12:12-16 Joh 12:12 The next day, after hearing that Jesus was coming to Jerusalem, the numerous crowd that had come to the festival Joh 12:13 took palm branches and went out to meet him. They kept screaming: “Hosanna! Blessed … Continue reading

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Psalms 12:1-3 1 Help, Yahveh, because there is no faithful one left; the loyal ones have vanished from the human race. 2 They lie to one another; they speak with flattering lips and deceptive hearts. 3 May Yahveh cut off … Continue reading

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