Category Archives: humility

adjustable Apollos

adjustable Apollos Acts 18:24-28 (JDV) Acts 18:24 Now a Jew named Apollos, a native Alexandrian, a rhetorically skilled man who was competent in the use of the Scriptures, arrived in Ephesus. Acts 18:25 He had been instructed in the way … Continue reading

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fatal flattery

fatal flattery Acts 12:20-25 (JDV) Acts 12:20 Herod had been very angry with the people of Tyre and Sidon. With the same passion they presented themselves before him. After persuading Blastus, who was in charge of the king’s bedroom, they … Continue reading

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shut up and listen up

shut up and listen up Deuteronomy 27:9-10 (JDV) Deuteronomy 27:9 Moses and the Levitical priests spoke to all Israel, and this is what they said: “Be silent, Israel, and listen! This day you have become the people of Yahveh your … Continue reading

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scholastic attitude

  Psalm 34:15-18 Psalm 34:15 The eyes of Yahveh are on the righteous, and his ears are open to their cry for help. Psalm 34:16 The face of Yahveh is set against those who do what is evil, to remove … Continue reading

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common denominator

  Psalm 34:1-3 Psalm 34:11 I will bless Yahveh at all times; his praise will always be on my lips. Psalm 34:2 My throat will boast in Yahveh; the humble will hear and be happy. Psalm 34:3 Proclaim Yahveh’s greatness … Continue reading

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take a bow

take a bow Numbers 29:7-11 Num 29:7 “On the tenth day of this seventh month you will have a sacred convention and discipline your souls. You will do no work, Num 29:8 but you will offer an ascending offering to … Continue reading

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true humility

devotional post #2024 Luke 18:9-14 Luk 18:9 Jesus also spoke to some who were confident that they were righteous and looked down on everyone else. This was his illustration: Luk 18:10 “Two men went up to the temple to pray, … Continue reading

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least significant

devotional post #2000 Luke 14:7-11 Luk 14:7 Then when Jesus noticed how the guests chose the more significant places, he told them an illustration. He said to them, Luk 14:8 “When you are invited by someone to a wedding feast, … Continue reading

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locking up the lesson

OUR FREEDOM IS DESTROYING US Luke 3:18-20 Luk 3:18 He said many other things, urging and announcing the good news to the people. Luk 3:19 But Herod the tetrarch, who had been confronted by him about Herodias, his brother’s wife, … Continue reading

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fortnight itch

Leviticus 13:29-37 Lev 13:29 “When a man or woman has a disease on the head or the beard, Lev 13:30 the priest will examine the disease. And if he notices that it appears deeper than the skin, and the hair … Continue reading

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