Category Archives: hypocrisy

religious mask

religious mask Jeremiah 12:1-4 (JDV) Jeremiah 12:1 You will be righteous, Lord, even if I bring a case against you. Yet, I wish to contend with you: Why does the way of the wicked prosper? Why are all the treacherous … Continue reading

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incense and sweet cane

incense and sweet cane Jeremiah 6:16-21 (JDV) Jeremiah 6:16 This is what Yahveh says: Stand by the crossroads and look. Ask about the path of long ago, “Which is the way to the good path?” Then take it and find … Continue reading

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underkill

underkill Jeremiah 6:10-15 (JDV) Jeremiah 6:10 Who can I speak to and give such a warning that they would listen? Notice, their ear is uncircumcised, so they cannot pay attention. Notice, the word of Yahveh has become contemptible to them—they … Continue reading

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death of a good couple

death of a good couple Acts 5:1-11 (JDV) Acts 5:1 But a man named Ananias, with his wife Sapphira, sold a piece of property. Acts 5:2 However, he put aside for himself part of the proceeds with his wife’s knowledge, … Continue reading

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not meaningless words

not meaningless words Deuteronomy 32:44-47 (JDV) Deuteronomy 32:44 Moses came with Joshua son of Nun and recited all the words of this song in the presence of the people. Deuteronomy 32:45 After Moses finished reciting all these words to all … Continue reading

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loyalty matters

loyalty matters Deuteronomy 28:15-19 (JDV) Deuteronomy 28:15 “But if you do not obey Yahveh your God by carefully following all his commands and prescriptions I am giving you today, all these afflictions will come and overtake you: Deuteronomy 28:16 You … Continue reading

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victimless crime

victimless crime Deuteronomy 27:23 (JDV) Deuteronomy 27:23 ‘The one who sleeps with his mother-in-law is afflicted with a curse.’ And all the people will say, ‘Amen!’ victimless crime One of the reasons for the pronouncement of the curses on Mount … Continue reading

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secret idols

secret idols Deuteronomy 27:14-15 (JDV) Deuteronomy 27:14 The Levites will answer in a loud voice to every Israelite: Deuteronomy 27:15 ‘The person who makes a carved idol or cast image, which is repulsive to Yahveh, the work of a craftsman, … Continue reading

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closing the loophole

closing the loophole Deuteronomy 19:11-13 (JDV) Deuteronomy 19:11 But if someone hates his neighbor, lies in ambush for him, attacks him, and strikes him fatally, and runs away to one of these cities, Deuteronomy 19:12 the elders of his city … 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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