Category Archives: forgiveness

after forgiveness 

after forgiveness Psalm 51:18-19 (JDV) Psalm 51:18 In your good pleasure, cause Zion to prosper; build the walls of Jerusalem. Psalm 51:19 Then you will delight in righteous sacrifices, whole burnt offerings; then bulls will be offered on your altar. … Continue reading

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what the forgiver expects

what the forgiver expects Psalm 51:14-17 (JDV) Psalm 51:14 Save me from the guilt of bloodshed, God – God of my salvation – and my tongue will sing of your righteousness. Psalm 51:15 Lord, open my lips, and my mouth … Continue reading

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results of forgiveness

results of forgiveness Psalm 51:12-13 (JDV) Psalm 51:12 Restore the joy of your deliverance to me, and sustain me by giving me a generous breath. Psalm 51:13 Then I will teach the rebellious your ways, and those who fail will … Continue reading

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creation and renewal

creation and renewal Psalm 51:10-11 (JDV) Psalm 51:10 God, create a clean heart for me and renew a steadfast breath within me. Psalm 51:11 Do not banish me from your presence or take your Sacred Breath from me. creation and … Continue reading

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cleansing and joy

cleansing and joy Psalm 51:7-9 (JDV) Psalm 51:7 Cleanse me with hyssop, and I will be clean; wash me, and I will be whiter than snow. Psalm 51:8 Let me hear joy and gladness; let the bones you have crushed … Continue reading

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look over their heads

look over their heads Psalm 46:10 (JDV) Psalm 46:10 “Stop your fighting, and realize that I am God, exalted among the nations, exalted on the land.” look over their heads Fear causes us to turn on each other, and before … Continue reading

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his promise to his lamb

his promise to his lamb Jeremiah 50:17-20 (JDV) Jeremiah 50:17 Israel is an isolated lamb, chased by lions. The first who devoured him was the king of Assyria; the last who crushed his bones was King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon. Jeremiah … Continue reading

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we are all guilty

we are all guilty Jeremiah 2:23-3:5 (JDV) Jeremiah 2:23 How can you say, “I am not defiled; I have not followed the Baals”? Look at the road you took in the valley; acknowledge what you have done. You are a … Continue reading

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noseburn and a hidden face

noseburn and a hidden face Deuteronomy 31:17-18 (JDV) Deuteronomy 31:17 My nose will burn at them on that day; I will abandon them and hide my face from them so that they will become easy prey. Many troubles and afflictions … Continue reading

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faith and reality

faith and reality Deuteronomy 29:19-21 (JDV) Deuteronomy 29:19 When someone hears the words of this oath, he may celebrate himself, and this is what he says: ‘I will have peace even though I follow my own stubborn heart.’ This will … Continue reading

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