Category Archives: Holy Spirit

performance enhancement

performance enhancement Psalm 60:9-12 (JDV) Psalm 60:9 Who will bring me to the fortified city? Who will lead me to Edom? Psalm 60:10 God, haven’t you rejected us? God, you do not march out with our armies. Psalm 60:11 Give … Continue reading

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wearing his presence honorably

wearing his presence honorably Psalm 48:8 (JDV) Psalm 48:8 Just like we heard, that is what we have seen in the city of Yahveh of Armies, in the city of our God; God will establish it continually. Selah wearing his … Continue reading

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underwear and wine

underwear and wine Jeremiah 13:1-14 (JDV) Jeremiah 13:1 This is what Yahveh said to me: “Go and buy yourself a linen undergarment and put it on. But do not put it in water.” Jeremiah 13:2 So I bought underwear as … Continue reading

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cultural straitjacket

Acts 21:1-14 (JDV) cultural straitjacket Acts 21:1 After we had withdrawn from them, we set sail straight for Cos, the next day to Rhodes, and from there to Patara. Acts 21:2 Finding a ship crossing over to Phoenicia, we boarded … Continue reading

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new purpose — same power

new purpose — same power Acts 20:7-12 (JDV) Acts 20:7 On the first day of the week, we assembled to break bread. Paul made a speech for them, and since he was about to depart the next day, he kept … Continue reading

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just like us

just like us Acts 14:8-20 (JDV) Acts 14:8 In Lystra a man was sitting who was without strength in his feet, had never walked, and had been lame from birth. Acts 14:9 He listened as Paul spoke. After looking directly … Continue reading

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from murder to mission

from murder to mission Acts 9:1-18 (JDV) Acts 9:1 Now Saul was still breathing threats and murder against the disciples of the Lord. He went to the high priest Acts 9:2 and requested letters from him to the synagogues in … Continue reading

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three foundations for gospel ministry

three foundations for gospel ministry Acts 1:1-5 (JDV) Acts 1:1 I constructed the first guidebook, Theophilus, to all that Jesus began to do and teach Acts 1:2 up to the day he was picked up, after he had given instructions … Continue reading

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down payment

Ephesians 1:13-14 (JDV) Ephesians 1:13 In him you also were sealed with the promised Sacred Breath1 when you heard the word of truth, the gospel of your rescue,2 and when you believed Ephesians 1:14 who3 is the down payment of … Continue reading

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everyone with skin

Joel 2:28-32 (JDV) Joel 2:28 After this I will pour out my Breath on everyone with skin;1 then your sons and your daughters will prophesy, your old men will have dreams, and your young men will see visions. Joel 2:29 … Continue reading

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