Category Archives: integrity

supervising well

20220518 supervising well 1 Timothy 5:17-25 1 Timothy 5:17 The elders who are effective leaders are to be considered worthy of double honor, especially those who work hard at preaching and teaching. 1 Timothy 5:18 You see, the Scripture says: … Continue reading

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unfair fighting

20220516 unfair fighting 1 Timothy 5:1-8 1 Timothy 5:1 Don’t lash out1 at an older man, but seek his help like a father, younger men like brothers, 1 Timothy 5:2 older women like mothers, and the younger women like sisters … Continue reading

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look up, not within

look up, not within Judges 21:1-3 (JDV) Judges 21:1 But the men of Israel had sworn an oath at Mizpah: “None of us will give his daughter to a Benjaminite in marriage.” Judges 21:2 So the people went to Bethel … Continue reading

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defending the indefensible.

defending the indefensible. Judges 20:1-17 (JDV) Judges 20:1 All the Israelites from Dan to Beer-sheba and from the land of Gilead came out, and the community gathered as one body to Yahveh at Mizpah. Judges 20:2 The corner-stones of all … Continue reading

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the other shoe

the other shoe Judges 9:22-33 (JDV) Judges 9:22 When Abimelech had ruled over Israel three years, Judges 9:23 God sent an evil breath between Abimelech and the citizens of Shechem. They treated Abimelech deceitfully, Judges 9:24 so that the crime … Continue reading

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goal of disfellowship

goal of disfellowship 2 Thessalonians 3:14-15 (JDV) 2 Thessalonians 3:14 If anyone does not obey our instruction in this letter, take note of that person; don’t associate with him, so that he may be ashamed. 2 Thessalonians 3:15 Yet don’t … Continue reading

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false evidence

false evidence 2 Thessalonians 2:9-12 (JDV) 2 Thessalonians 2:9 The coming of the lawless one is based on Satan’s achieving energy, with all kinds of false miracles, signs, and wonders, 2 Thessalonians 2:10 and with every wicked deception among those … Continue reading

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the other Bethlehem

the other Bethlehem Joshua 19:10-16 (JDV) Joshua 19:10 The third lot came up for Zebulun’s descendants by their clans. The territory of their inheritance stretched as far as Sarid; Joshua 19:11 their border went up westward to Maralah, reached Dabbesheth, … Continue reading

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Judah could not

Judah could not Joshua 15:20-63 (JDV) Joshua 15:20 This was the inheritance of the tribe of the descendants of Judah by their clans. Joshua 15:21 These were the outermost cities of the tribe of the descendants of Judah toward the … Continue reading

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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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