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hats off

20220930 hats off Ezekiel 21:24-27 (JDV) Ezekiel 21:24 “Therefore, this is what the Lord Yahveh says: Because you have drawn attention to your guilt, exposing your rebellions, so that your failures are revealed in all your actions – since you … Continue reading

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she reared her cubs

20220915 she reared her cubs Ezekiel 19:1-9 (JDV) Ezekiel 19:1 “As for you, take up a dirge for the princes of Israel,Ezekiel 19:2 and say: What was your mother? A lioness! She lay down among the lions; she reared her … Continue reading

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guilty advice

20220804 guilty advice Ezekiel 11:1-4 (JDV) Ezekiel 11:1 The Breath then lifted me up and brought me to the eastern gate of Yahveh’s house, which faces east, and I noticed at the gate’s entrance twenty-five men. Among them, I saw … Continue reading

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dig through the wall

20220722 dig through the wall Ezekiel 8:7-13 (JDV) Ezekiel 8:7 Then he brought me to the entrance of the court, and when I looked, I noticed a hole in the wall.Ezekiel 8:8 He said to me, “Son of Adam, dig … Continue reading

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supervising well

20220518 supervising well 1 Timothy 5:17-25 1 Timothy 5:17 The elders who are effective leaders are to be considered worthy of double honor, especially those who work hard at preaching and teaching. 1 Timothy 5:18 You see, the Scripture says: … Continue reading

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three schools for deacons

20220512 three schools for deacons 1 Timothy 3:8-13 (JDV) 1 Timothy 3:8 Deacons, likewise, should be worthy of respect, not insincere, not drinking a lot of wine, not greedy for money, 1 Timothy 3:9 holding the mystery of the faith … Continue reading

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out-front overseers

20220511 out-front overseers 1 Timothy 3:1-7 (JDV) 1 Timothy 3:1 This saying is reliable: “If anyone aims at being an overseer, he desires a noble achievement.” 1 Timothy 3:2 That is why an overseer must be blameless,1 the husband of … Continue reading

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how to start fighting

how to start fighting 20220507 1 Timothy 2:1-4 (JDV) 1 Timothy 2:1 First of all, then, I urge that petitions, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for every human,1 1 Timothy 2:2 for kings and all those who are in … Continue reading

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ordinary judges

ordinary judges Judges 12:8-15 (JDV) Judges 12:8 Ibzan, who was from Bethlehem, judged Israel after Jephthah Judges 12:9 and had thirty sons. He gave his thirty daughters in marriage to men outside the tribe and brought back thirty wives for … Continue reading

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the other shoe

the other shoe Judges 9:22-33 (JDV) Judges 9:22 When Abimelech had ruled over Israel three years, Judges 9:23 God sent an evil breath between Abimelech and the citizens of Shechem. They treated Abimelech deceitfully, Judges 9:24 so that the crime … Continue reading

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