Category Archives: integrity

victims of indiscretion

victims of indiscretion Joshua 9:14-20 (JDV) Joshua 9:14 Then the men of Israel took some of their provisions, but did not seek Yahveh’s decision. Joshua 9:15 So Joshua established a relationship with them and made a treaty to allow them … Continue reading

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Gibeonites among us

Gibeonites among us Joshua 9:3-6 (JDV) Joshua 9:3 When the inhabitants of Gibeon heard what Joshua had done to Jericho and Ai, Joshua 9:4 they acted deceptively. They gathered provisions and took worn-out sacks on their donkeys and old wineskins, … Continue reading

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they changed their minds

they changed their minds Jeremiah 34:8-22 (JDV) Jeremiah 34:8 This is the word that came to Jeremiah from Yahveh after King Zedekiah made a covenant with all the people who were in Jerusalem to proclaim freedom to them.Jeremiah 34:9 As … Continue reading

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delegating dirty work

delegating dirty work Jeremiah 29:24-32 (JDV) Jeremiah 29:24 Speak to Shemaiah the Nehelamite, and this is what you are to say, Jeremiah 29:25 “This is what Yahveh of Armies, the God of Israel, says: You have sent out letters in … Continue reading

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updating the promise

updating the promise Jeremiah 28:1-17 (JDV) Jeremiah 28:1 It happened in that year, at the first of the reign of King Zedekiah of Judah, in the fifth month of the fourth year, the prophet Hananiah son of Azzur from Gibeon … Continue reading

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against the prophets

against the prophets Jeremiah 23:9-32 (JDV) Jeremiah 23:9 About the prophets: My heart is broken within me, and all my bones shake. I have become like a drunk, like a man overcome by wine, because of Yahveh, because of his … Continue reading

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wholehearted surrender

wholehearted surrender Jeremiah 4:3-18 (JDV) Jeremiah 4:3 You see, this is what Yahveh says to the men of Judah and Jerusalem: Break up the unplowed ground; do not sow among the thorns. Jeremiah 4:4 Circumcise yourselves to Yahveh; remove the … 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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caring for lives

caring for lives Deuteronomy 27:25 (JDV) Deuteronomy 27:25 ‘The one who accepts a bribe to kill an innocent throat is afflicted with a curse.’ And all the people will say, ‘Amen!’ caring for lives A soldier in an unjust war, … Continue reading

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