Category Archives: insight

no coincidences

no coincidences Acts 23:12-22 (JDV) Acts 23:12 When it was morning, the Jews formed a mob and bound themselves under a curse not to eat or drink until they had killed Paul. Acts 23:13 There were more than forty who … Continue reading

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patience to keep knocking

patience to keep knocking Acts 12:6-19 (JDV) Acts 12:6 When Herod was about to bring him out for trial, that very night Peter, tied up with two chains, is sleeping between two soldiers, while the sentries in front of the … Continue reading

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divine direction

divine direction Acts 10:9-33 (JDV) Acts 10:9 The next day, as they were traveling and nearing the city, Peter went up to pray on the roof about noon. Acts 10:10 He became hungry and wanted to eat, but while they … Continue reading

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poisonous grapes

poisonous grapes Deuteronomy 32:32-35 (JDV) Deuteronomy 32:32 For their vine is from the vine of Sodom and from the fields of Gomorrah. Their grapes are poisonous; their clusters are bitter. Deuteronomy 32:33 Their wine is serpents’ venom, the deadly poison … Continue reading

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invitation to grieve

Joel 1:7-12 (JDV) Joel 1:7 It1 has desolated2 my grapevine and splintered my fig tree. It has stripped off its bark and thrown it away; its branches have turned white. Joel 1:8 Grieve like a young woman wrapped3 in sackcloth, … Continue reading

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my journey in his hands

Psalm 37:5-7 Psalm 37:5 Commit your journey to Yahveh; trust in him, and he will act, Psalm 37:6 making your righteousness shine like the dawn, your justice like the noonday. Psalm 37:7 Be silent before Yahveh and wait expectantly for … Continue reading

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a challenge to dig deeper

  Psalm 35:17-21 Psalm 35:17 Lord, how long will you look on? Rescue my throat from their ravages; it is abandoned to the young lions. Psalm 35:18 I will praise you in the great assembly; I will exalt you among … Continue reading

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Political reasons

John 11:45-53 Joh 11:45 That was why many of the Jews who came to Mary and experienced what he did believed in him. Joh 11:46 But some of them went away to the Pharisees and said to them what Jesus … Continue reading

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hearing before seeing

hearing before seeing devotions from Jefferson Vann # 2376 John 1:29-34 Joh 1:29 The next day John sees Jesus coming toward him and says, “Look, the Lamb of God, who is taking away the sin of the world! Joh 1:30 … Continue reading

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spiritual gift structure

1 Corinthians 12:4-6 1Co 12:4 Now there are different types of gifts, but the same Spirit gives them. 1Co 12:5 That is, there are different regular offices of ministry, but the same Lord we minister for. 1Co 12:6 And there … Continue reading

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