Category Archives: Jesus Christ

the master’s purpose

the master’s purpose Colossians 4:2-6 (JDV) Colossians 4:2 Persist in prayer; stay alert in it with thanksgiving. Colossians 4:3 At the same time, pray also for us that God may open a door to us for the word, to speak … Continue reading

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a master in the sky

a master in the sky Colossians 3:18-4:1 (JDV) Colossians 3:18 Wives, submit yourselves to your husbands, as is suitable in the Lord. Colossians 3:19 Husbands, care about your wives and don’t be bitter toward them. Colossians 3:20 Children, obey your … Continue reading

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he is the priority

  he is the priority Colossians 1:15-23 (JDV) Colossians 1:15 He is the image of the unseen God, the firstborn over all creation. Colossians 1:16 You see, everything was created by him, in the sky and on the land, [1] … Continue reading

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the one you struck

the one you struck Psalm 69:22-28 (JDV) Psalm 69:22 Let their table set before them be a snare, and let it be a trap for their allies. Psalm 69:23 Let their eyes grow too dim to see, and let their … Continue reading

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parting gifts

parting gifts Psalm 68:15-18 (JDV) Psalm 68:15 Mount Bashan is God’s towering mountain; Mount Bashan is a mountain of many peaks. Psalm 68:16 Why gaze with envy, you mountain peaks, at the mountain God desired for his residence? Yahveh will … Continue reading

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cloud rider

cloud rider Psalm 68:4-6 (JDV) Psalm 68:4 Sing to God! Sing praises to his name. Exalt him who rides on the clouds – his name is Yah – and celebrate before him. Psalm 68:5 God in his sacred dwelling is … Continue reading

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thirsty for the presence of God

thirsty for the presence of God Psalm 63:1-2 (JDV) Psalm 63:1 God, you are my God; I eagerly seek you. I thirst for you; my body faints for you in a land that is dry, desolate, and without water. Psalm … Continue reading

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strength and hope belong to God

strength and hope belong to God Psalm 62:11-12 (JDV) Psalm 62:11 God has spoken once; I have heard this twice: strength belongs to God, Psalm 62:12 and covenant faithfulness belongs to you, Lord because you repay each according to his … Continue reading

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present rest and future hope

present rest and future hope Psalm 62:5-7 (JDV) Psalm 62:5 Rest in God alone, my throat, because my hope comes from him. Psalm 62:6 He alone is my rock and my deliverance, my stronghold; I will not be shaken. Psalm … Continue reading

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honor is not enough

honor is not enough Psalm 49:16-20 (JDV) Psalm 49:16 Do not be afraid when a person gets rich, when the wealth of his house increasesPsalm 49:17 because when he dies, he will take nothing at all; his wealth will not … Continue reading

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