Category Archives: kingdom of God

God’s city

God’s city Psalm 48:1-3 (JDV) Psalm 48:1 Yahveh is great and highly praised in the city of our God. His holy mountain, Psalm 48:2 rising splendidly, the whole land enjoys Mount Zion – the summit of Zaphon – is the … Continue reading

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everyone’s king

everyone’s king Psalm 47:8-9 (JDV) Psalm 47:8 God reigns over the nations; God is seated on his holy throne. Psalm 47:9 The nobles of the peoples have assembled with the people of the God of Abraham because the leaders of … Continue reading

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the wisdom of praise

the wisdom of praise Psalm 47:6-7 (JDV) Psalm 47:6 Sing praise to God, sing praise; sing praise to our King, sing praise! Psalm 47:7 Sing a song of wisdom, because God is King of the whole land. the wisdom of … Continue reading

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the king’s victory

the king’s victory Psalm 47:5 (JDV) Psalm 47:5 God goes up amid shouts of joy, Yahveh, with the sound of trumpets. the king’s victory The picture before us is of a king advancing to take over territory won in battle. … Continue reading

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a shared reign

a shared reign Psalm 47:3-4 (JDV) Psalm 47:3 He subdues peoples under us and nations under our feet. Psalm 47:4 He chooses for us our inheritance – the pride of Jacob, whom he loves. Selah a shared reign This psalm … Continue reading

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new politic

new politic Psalm 47:2 (JDV) Psalm 47:2 you see, Yahveh, the Most High, is awe-inspiring, a great king over the whole land. new politic Our lowly Jesus, meek and mild, is also a great king who rules over the land … Continue reading

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a permanent throne

a permanent throne Psalm 45:6-7 (JDV) Psalm 45:6 Your throne, God, is permanent and always; the scepter of your kingdom is a scepter of justice. Psalm 45:7 You love righteousness and hate wickedness; therefore God, your God, has anointed you … Continue reading

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selfless servants

selfless servants Philippians 2:19-30 (JDV) Philippians 2:19 Now I hope in the Lord Jesus to send Timothy to you soon so that I too may be encouraged by news about you. Philippians 2:20 You see, I have no one else … 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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there we found brothers and sisters

there we found brothers and sisters Acts 28:11-16 (JDV) Acts 28:11 After three months we set sail in an Alexandrian ship that had wintered at the island, with the Twin Gods as its figurehead. Acts 28:12 Landing at Syracuse, we … Continue reading

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