Category Archives: forgiveness

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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arrogant evil

arrogant evil Deuteronomy 17:12-13 (JDV) Deuteronomy 17:12 The person who acts arrogantly, refusing to listen either to the priest who stands there assisting Yahveh your God or to the judge, must die. You must purge the evil from Israel. Deuteronomy … Continue reading

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seven year debt cycle

  seven year debt cycle Deuteronomy 15:1 “At the end of every seven years you must cancel debts. Deuteronomy 15:2 This is how to cancel debt: Every creditor is to cancel what he has lent his neighbor. He is not … Continue reading

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more on the guidelines

Ephesians 4:29-32 (JDV) Ephesians 4:29 No vulgar language should come from your mouth, but only what is good for building up someone in need, so that it gives favor to those who hear. Ephesians 4:30 And don’t grieve God’s Sacred … Continue reading

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we are disappearing

  Psalm 39:7-11 Psalm 39:7 “Now, Lord, what do I wait for? My hope is in you. Psalm 39:8 Rescue me from all my crimes; do not make me the taunt of fools. Psalm 39:9 I am speechless; I do … Continue reading

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the heavy hand

Psalm 32:3-5 Psalm 32:3 When I kept silent, my bones wore thin from my groaning all day long Psalm 32:4 because your hand was heavy on me day and night; my strength was drained as by the summer’s heat. (Selah). … Continue reading

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