Category Archives: integrity

no cheating

20220906 no cheating Ezekiel 17:16-21 (JDV) Ezekiel 17:16 ” ‘As I live – this is the declaration of the Lord Yahveh – he will die in Babylon, in the land of the king who put him on the throne, whose … Continue reading

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a survivor generation

20220822 a survivor generation Ezekiel 14:19-23 (JDV) Ezekiel 14:19 “Or suppose I send an epidemic into that land and pour out my wrath on it with bloodshed to wipe out both man and animal from it.Ezekiel 14:20 Even if Noah, … Continue reading

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beware official investigations

20220819 beware official investigations Ezekiel 14:6-11 (JDV) Ezekiel 14:6 “Therefore, say to the household of Israel, ‘This is what the Lord Yahveh says: Repent and turn away from your idols; turn your faces away from all your repulsive things.Ezekiel 14:7 … Continue reading

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the have nots

20220807 the have nots Ezekiel 11:14-21 (JDV) Ezekiel 11:14 The word of Yahveh happened to me again:Ezekiel 11:15 “Son of Adam, your own relatives, those who have the right to redeem your property, along with the entire house of Israel … Continue reading

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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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