Category Archives: friends

praying for absent friends

  praying for absent friends 1 Thessalonians 3:11-13 (JDV) 1 Thessalonians 3:11 Now may our God and Father himself, and our Lord Jesus, direct our way to you. 1 Thessalonians 3:12 And may the Lord cause you to increase and … Continue reading

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friends in high places

friends in high places Acts 19:23-41 (JDV) Acts 19:23 About that period there was a major disturbance about the Way. Acts 19:24 You see, a person named Demetrius, a silversmith who made silver shrines of Artemis, provided a great deal … Continue reading

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evidence of enmity

  Deuteronomy 2:26-30 (JDV) Deuteronomy 2:26 “So I sent messengers with an offer of peace to King Sihon of Heshbon from the open country of Kedemoth, and this is what they said: Deuteronomy 2:27 ‘Let us travel through your land; … Continue reading

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encountering our enemies

  Deuteronomy 2:24-25 (JDV) Deuteronomy 2:24 “Yahveh also said, ‘Get up, move out, and cross the Arnon Valley. See, I have handed the Amorites’ King Sihon of Heshbon and his land over to you. Begin to take possession of it; … Continue reading

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brutal chickens

Psalm 35:11-16 Psalm 35:11 Malicious witnesses come forward; they question me about things I do not know. Psalm 35:12 They repay me evil for good, making my soul desolate. Psalm 35:13 Yet when they were sick, my clothing was sackcloth; … Continue reading

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a friend with us

devotional post # 2230 Numbers 1:22-23 Num 1:22  Of the sons of Simeon, referencing their historical lineage, by their clans, by their patriarchal houses, those of them who were mustered, according to the number of names, head by head, every … Continue reading

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choosing patients

Mark 2:13-17 13 And He went out again beside the sea; and all the crowd was coming for themselves to him, and he was teaching them. 14 While passing by, he saw Levi the son of Alphaeus sitting in the … Continue reading

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when friends let you down

Mark 2:1-4 1 And days after coming again into Capernaum, it was heard that he was at home. 2 So many were gathered, resulting in no more room, not even at the door, and he was speaking the word to … Continue reading

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unlikely relationships

Genesis 26:23 – 35 23 He went up from there to Beer-sheba. 24 And the LORD appeared to him in that night and he said, “I am the God of Abraham your father. Do not fear, for I am with … Continue reading

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neck exercise

Proverbs 29 A stiff neck is one that refuses to move, even when there is cause for it.  This is how the sages described a person who was rebuked many times for engaging in destructive behavior, yet never changed.  Perhaps … Continue reading

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