Category Archives: kingdom of God

a word to the “masters”

20220522 a word to the “masters” 1 Timothy 6:17-19 (JDV) 1 Timothy 6:17 Direct those who are rich in the present age not to be arrogant or to set their hope on the uncertainty of wealth, but on God, who … Continue reading

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no king in Israel

no king in Israel Judges 17:1-6 (JDV) Judges 17:1 There was a man from the hill country of Ephraim named Micah. Judges 17:2 He said to his mother, “The 1,100 pieces of silver taken from you, and that I heard … Continue reading

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choose for yourselves today

choose for yourselves today Joshua 24:14-18 (JDV) Joshua 24:14 “For this reason, fear Yahveh and worship him wholeheartedly and truthfully. Get rid of the gods your fathers worshiped beyond the Euphrates River and in Egypt, and worship Yahveh. Joshua 24:15 … Continue reading

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land you did not labor for

land you did not labor for Joshua 24:11-13 (JDV) Joshua 24:11 ” ‘You then crossed the Jordan and came to Jericho. Jericho’s citizens – as well as the Amorites, Perizzites, Canaanites, Hethites, Girgashites, Hivites, and Jebusites – did battle with … Continue reading

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under new management

under new management Joshua 13:24-32 (JDV) Joshua 13:24 To the tribe of the Gadites by their clans, Moses gave Joshua 13:25 this as their territory: Jazer and all the cities of Gilead, and half the land of the Ammonites to … Continue reading

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what land belongs

what land belongs Joshua 12:1-6 (JDV) Joshua 12:1 The Israelites struck down these kings of the land and took possession of their land beyond the Jordan to the east and from the Arnon River to Mount Hermon, including all the … Continue reading

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no neutral territories

no neutral territories Joshua 11:16-20 (JDV) Joshua 11:16 So Joshua took all this land – the hill country, all the Negev, all the land of Goshen, the foothills, the Arabah, and the hill country of Israel with its foothills – … Continue reading

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uninterrupted freedom

uninterrupted freedom Joshua 9:21-27 (JDV) Joshua 9:21 They also said, “Let them stay alive.” So the Gibeonites became woodcutters and water carriers for the whole community, like the leaders had promised them. Joshua 9:22 Joshua summoned the Gibeonites and said … Continue reading

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a united alliance

a united alliance Joshua 9:1-2 (JDV) Joshua 9:1 When all the kings heard about Jericho and Ai, those who were west of the Jordan in the hill country, in the Judean foothills, and all along the coast of the Mediterranean … Continue reading

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her only hope

  her only hope Joshua 2:8-14 (JDV) Joshua 2:8 Before the men fell asleep, she went up on the roof Joshua 2:9 and said to them, “I know that Yahveh has given you this land and that the terror of … Continue reading

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