Category Archives: holiness

supernatural godliness

20220513 supernatural godliness 1 Timothy 3:14-16 (JDV) 1 Timothy 3:14 I am writing these things to you, hoping to come to you in a short time. 1 Timothy 3:15 But if I should be delayed, I have written so that … Continue reading

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legitimate law

20220503 legitimate law 1 Timothy 1:8-11 (JDV) 1 Timothy 1:8 But we know that the law is good, provided one uses it legitimately. 1 Timothy 1:9 We know that the law is not meant for a righteous person, but for … Continue reading

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the holy God who destroys transgressors

the holy God who destroys transgressors Joshua 24:19-21 (JDV) Joshua 24:19 But Joshua told the people, “You will not be able to worship Yahveh, because he is a holy God. He is a jealous God; he will not forgive your … Continue reading

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confession 101

Psalm 51:1-2 (JDV) Psalm 51:11 Show favor to me, God, according to your covenant faithfulness; according to your abundant compassion, erase my rebellion. Psalm 51:2 Completely wash away my guilt and cleanse me from my failure. Our first course in … Continue reading

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from pun to punishment

from pun to punishment Jeremiah 23:33-40 (JDV) Jeremiah 23:33 “Now when these people or a prophet or a priest asks you, ‘What is the burden of Yahveh? ‘ you will respond to them, ‘What is the burden? I will throw … Continue reading

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night happenings

night happenings Deuteronomy 23:9-11 (JDV) Deuteronomy 23:9 “When you are encamped against your enemies, be careful to avoid anything offensive. Deuteronomy 23:10 If there is a man among you who is not pure because of a bodily emission during the … 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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a unique people

a unique people Deuteronomy 14:9-20 (JDV) Deuteronomy 14:9 “You may eat everything from the water that has fins and scales, Deuteronomy 14:10 but you may not eat anything that does not have fins and scales – it is contaminated for … Continue reading

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uniquely his

  uniquely his Deuteronomy 14:1-8 Deuteronomy 14:1 “You are sons of Yahveh your God; do not cut yourselves or place a bald spot on your head on behalf of the dead, Deuteronomy 14:2 because you are a sacred people to … Continue reading

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thoughts on radical obedience

thoughts on radical obedience Deuteronomy 9:21-24 Deuteronomy 9:21 I took the calf you had mistakenly made and burned it. I crushed it, thoroughly grinding it to powder as fine as dust, and tossed its dust into the stream that came … Continue reading

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