Category Archives: faithfulness

the righteous killer

20230521 the righteous killer Psalm 106:28-31 (JDV) Psalm 106:28 They aligned themselves with Baal of Peor and ate sacrifices offered to lifeless gods.Psalm 106:29 They angered Yahveh with their deeds, and a plague broke out against them.Psalm 106:30 But Phinehas … Continue reading

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qualified to serve

20230414 qualified to serve Psalm 101:6 (JDV) Psalm 101:6 My eyes favor the faithful of the land so that they may stay sitting with me. The one who follows the road to integrity may serve me. qualified to serve McMinn … Continue reading

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an assumed excuse

20220830 an assumed excuse Ezekiel 16:44-52 (JDV) Ezekiel 16:44 ” ‘Notice, everyone who uses proverbs will quote this proverb about you: “Like mother, like daughter.”Ezekiel 16:45 You are the daughter of your mother, who thinks lightly of her husband and … Continue reading

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clarity, courage, commission

clarity, courage, commission 1 Timothy 1:3-4 (JDV) 1 Timothy 1:3 As I urged you when I went to Macedonia, remain in Ephesus so that you may direct certain people not to endorse different doctrine 1 Timothy 1:4 or to pay … Continue reading

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like the moon

like the moon Psalm 89:19-37 (JDV) Psalm 89:19 You once spoke in a vision to your covenant devotees and said: “I have granted help to a warrior; I have lifted high someone chosen from the people. Psalm 89:20 I have … Continue reading

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a culture of compromise

a culture of compromise Judges 3:5-13 (JDV) Judges 3:5 But they settled among the Canaanites, Hethites, Amorites, Perizzites, Hivites, and Jebusites. Judges 3:6 The Israelites took their daughters as wives for themselves, gave their own daughters to their sons, and … Continue reading

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best defense against apostasy

best defense against apostasy 2 Thessalonians 2:5-8 (JDV) 2 Thessalonians 2:5 Don’t you remember that when I was still with you I used to tell you about this? 2 Thessalonians 2:6 And you know what currently prevents this, so that … Continue reading

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counteracting the poison

counteracting the poison Lamentations 3:19-23 (JDV) Lamentations 3:19 Remember my misery and my homelessness, the wormwood and the poison. Lamentations 3:20 I continually remember them and have become depressed. Lamentations 3:21 Yet I call this to mind, and therefore I … Continue reading

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faithfulness works both ways

faithfulness works both ways Joshua 23:14-16 (JDV) Joshua 23:14 “I am now going the way of the whole land, and you know with all your heart and all your soul that none of the good promises Yahveh your God made … Continue reading

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the good promises

the good promises Joshua 21:43-45 (JDV) Joshua 21:43 So Yahveh gave Israel all the land he had sworn to give their fathers, and they took possession of it and settled there. Joshua 21:44 Yahveh gave them rest on every side … Continue reading

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