Category Archives: leadership

when the pressure mounts

when the pressure mounts Psalm 55:1-3 (JDV) Psalm 55:1 God, listen to my prayer and do not hide from my request for help. Psalm 55:2 Pay attention to me and answer me. I am restless and in turmoil with my … Continue reading

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within, beyond, around

within, beyond, around Psalm 48:9-14 (JDV) Psalm 48:9 God, within your temple, we contemplate your covenant faithfulness. Psalm 48:10 Like your name, God, so your praise reaches to the ends of the land; your right hand is filled with justice. … Continue reading

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good leaders

good leaders Psalm 45:2-5 (JDV) Psalm 45:2 You are more handsome than other sons of Adam; charm flows from your lips. That is why God has empowered you forever. Psalm 45:3 Mighty warrior, strap your sword at your side. In … Continue reading

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bragging about the king

bragging about the king Psalm 45:1 (JDV) Psalm 45:11 My heart keeps moving to a good word as I recite my verses to a king; my tongue is the pen of a skillful scribe. bragging about the king It is … Continue reading

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unlocking joy

unlocking joy Philippians 4:4-9 (JDV) Philippians 4:4 Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Philippians 4:5 Let your restraint be known to every human. The Lord is near. Philippians 4:6 Don’t worry about anything, but in … Continue reading

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coming to agreement

coming to agreement Philippians 4:1 So then, my dearly cared about and longed for brothers and sisters, my joy and crown, in this manner stand firm in the Lord, dear cared about ones. Philippians 4:2 I urge Euodia and I … Continue reading

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him, I know

him, I know Jeremiah 39:11- 40:6 (JDV) Jeremiah 39:11 King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon gave orders, via Nebuzaradan, captain of the guards, concerning Jeremiah: Jeremiah 39:12 “Take him and look after him. Don’t do him any harm, but do for him … Continue reading

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delegating dirty work

delegating dirty work Jeremiah 29:24-32 (JDV) Jeremiah 29:24 Speak to Shemaiah the Nehelamite, and this is what you are to say, Jeremiah 29:25 “This is what Yahveh of Armies, the God of Israel, says: You have sent out letters in … Continue reading

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donkey drag

donkey drag Jeremiah 22:13-23 (JDV) Jeremiah 22:13 Tragedy [1] for the one who builds his palace through unrighteousness, his upstairs rooms through injustice, who makes his neighbor serve without pay and will not give him his wages, Jeremiah 22:14 who … Continue reading

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looking out for the little people

looking out for the little people Jeremiah 22:1-5 (JDV) Jeremiah 22:1 This is what Yahveh says: “Go down to the house of the king of Judah and speak this word there. Jeremiah 22:2 You are to say, ‘Hear the word … Continue reading

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