Category Archives: Jesus Christ

a sign for all

a sign for all Jeremiah 44:1-30 (JDV) Jeremiah 44:1 This is the word that came to Jeremiah for all the Jews living in the land of Egypt – at Migdol, Tahpanhes, Memphis, and in the land of Pathros:Jeremiah 44:2 “This … Continue reading

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the ultimate shepherd

the ultimate shepherd Jeremiah 23:1-8 (JDV) Jeremiah 23:1 “Tragedy to the shepherds who destroy and scatter the sheep of my pasture!” this is what Yahveh declares. Jeremiah 23:2 “Therefore, this is what Yahveh, the God of Israel, says about the … Continue reading

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broken by our brokenness

broken by our brokenness Jeremiah 8:18-9:2 (JDV) Jeremiah 8:18 My joy has flown away; grief has settled on me. My heart is sick. Jeremiah 8:19 Notice, listen – the cry of my dear people from a faraway land, “Is Yahveh … Continue reading

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first to rise

first to rise Acts 25:23-26:32 (JDV) Acts 25:23 So the next day, Agrippa and Bernice came with great pomp and entered the auditorium with the military commanders and prominent men of the city. When Festus gave the command, Paul was … Continue reading

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crucial

crucial Acts 21:26-36 (JDV) Acts 21:26 So the next day, Paul took the men, having purified himself along with them, and entered the temple, announcing the completion of the purification days when the offering would be made for each of … Continue reading

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judge and rewarder

judge and rewarder Acts 17:16-34 (JDV) Acts 17:16 While Paul was waiting for them in Athens, his breath was disturbed when he observed that the city was full of idols. Acts 17:17 So he made speeches in the synagogue with … Continue reading

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the one God raised up

the one God raised up Acts 13:13-43 (JDV) Acts 13:13 Paul and his companions set sail from Paphos and came to Perga in Pamphylia, but John left them and went back to Jerusalem. Acts 13:14 They continued their journey from … Continue reading

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how to handle opposition

how to handle opposition Acts 4:1-22 (JDV) Acts 4:1 While they were speaking to the people, the priests, the captain of the temple police, and the Sadducees confronted them, Acts 4:2 because they were annoyed that they were teaching the … Continue reading

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a Jesus centered gospel message

a Jesus centered gospel message Acts 3:12-26 (JDV) Acts 3:12 When Peter saw this, he reacted to the people: “Fellow Israelites, why are you amazed at this? Why do you stare at us, as though we had made him walk … Continue reading

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treasure in the sand

treasure in the sand Deuteronomy 33:18-21 (JDV) Deuteronomy 33:18 He said about Zebulun: Enjoy, Zebulun, your journeys, and Issachar, your tents. Deuteronomy 33:19 They summon the peoples to a mountain; there they offer acceptable sacrifices, because they draw from the … Continue reading

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