Category Archives: integrity

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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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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people of our word

people of our word Deuteronomy 23:21-23 (JDV) Deuteronomy 23:21 “If you make a solemn pledge to Yahveh your God, do not be slow to keep it, because he will require it of you, and it will be counted against you … Continue reading

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puffy jacket story

puffy jacket story Deuteronomy 22:1-4 (JDV) Deuteronomy 22:1 “If you see your brother Israelite’s ox or sheep straying, do not ignore it; make sure you return it to your brother. Deuteronomy 22:2 If your brother does not live near you … Continue reading

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tent talk

  Deuteronomy 1:26-28 (JDV) Deuteronomy 1:26 “But you were not willing to go up. You rebelled against the command of Yahveh your God. Deuteronomy 1:27 You criticized1 it in your tents and said, ‘Yahveh brought us out of the land … Continue reading

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making the dark deeds visible

¬†making the dark deeds visible ¬†Ephesians 5:11-14 (JDV) ¬†Ephesians 5:11 Don’t participate in the fruitless achievements of darkness, but instead expose them Ephesians 5:12 because it is shameful even to mention what is done by them in secret. Ephesians 5:13 … Continue reading

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