Category Archives: hope

Can this be Naomi?

20220527 Can this be Naomi? Ruth 1:19-21 (JDV) Ruth 1:19 The two of them traveled until they came to Bethlehem. When they entered Bethlehem, the whole town was excited about their arrival and the local women exclaimed, “Can this be … Continue reading

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we were born there

we were born there Psalm 87:4-7 (JDV) Psalm 87:4 “I will make a record of those who know me: Rahab, Babylon, Philistia, Tyre, and Cush – each one was born there.” Psalm 87:5 And it will be said of Zion, … Continue reading

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seven results of prayer

seven results of prayer Psalm 86:8-17 (JDV) Psalm 86:8 Lord, there is no one like you among the gods, and there are no achievements like yours. Psalm 86:9 All the nations you have made will come and bow down before … Continue reading

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celebrations in the seventh month

celebrations in the seventh month Psalm 81:1-5 (JDV) Psalm 81:11 Yell for joy to God our strength; shout in triumph to the God of Jacob. Psalm 81:2 Lift up a song – play the tambourine, the nice sounding lyre, and … Continue reading

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Jephthah’s legacy

Jephthah’s legacy Judges 11:29-40 (JDV) Judges 11:29 The Breath of Yahveh came on Jephthah, who traveled through Gilead and Manasseh, and then through Mizpah of Gilead. He crossed over to the Ammonites from Mizpah of Gilead. Judges 11:30 Jephthah made … Continue reading

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Tola and Jair’s legacy

Tola and Jair’s legacy Judges 10:1-5 (JDV) Judges 10:1 And, Tola son of Puah son of Dodo stood up after Abimelech and began to deliver Israel. He was from Issachar and stayed in Shamir in the hill country of Ephraim. … Continue reading

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what crisis does

what crisis does Lamentations 2:8-10 (JDV) Lamentations 2:8 Yahveh determined to destroy the wall of Daughter Zion. He stretched out a measuring line and did not restrain himself from destroying. He made the ramparts and walls grieve; together they waste … Continue reading

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present rest and future hope

present rest and future hope Psalm 62:5-7 (JDV) Psalm 62:5 Rest in God alone, my throat, because my hope comes from him. Psalm 62:6 He alone is my rock and my deliverance, my stronghold; I will not be shaken. Psalm … Continue reading

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the hope of restoration

the hope of restoration Psalm 53:6 (JDV) Psalm 53:6 I wish that Israel’s deliverance would come from Zion! When God restores the fortunes of his people, let Jacob rejoice, let Israel be glad. the hope of restoration The hope of … Continue reading

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I feel this, I know that

I feel this, I know that Psalm 53:4-5 (JDV) Psalm 53:4 Will evildoers never understand? They devour my people like they devour bread; they do not call on God. Psalm 53:5 So they will be filled with dread – dread … Continue reading

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