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his follow-up

his follow-up 2 Thessalonians 2:15-17 (JDV) 2 Thessalonians 2:15 So then, brothers and sisters, stand firm and hold to the traditions you were taught, whether by what we said or what we wrote. 2 Thessalonians 2:16 May our Lord Jesus … Continue reading

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empty and misleading

empty and misleading Lamentations 2:13-14 (JDV) Lamentations 2:13 What can I say on your behalf? What can I compare you to, Daughter Jerusalem? What can I liken you to, so that I may console you, Virgin Daughter Zion? For your … Continue reading

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mutual attention

mutual attention 1 Thessalonians 5:14-15 (JDV) 1 Thessalonians 5:14 And we encourage you, brothers and sisters: warn those who are idle, comfort those who are discouraged, help those who are weak, be patient with everyone. 1 Thessalonians 5:15 See to … Continue reading

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special ministry leaders

special ministry leaders 1 Thessalonians 5:12-13 (JDV) 1 Thessalonians 5:12 Now we ask you, brothers and sisters, to give recognition to those who are working among you and leading you in the Lord and admonishing you, 1 Thessalonians 5:13 and … Continue reading

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leading gently

leading gently 1 Thessalonians 2:10-12 (JDV) 1 Thessalonians 2:10 You are witnesses, and so is God, of how devoutly, righteously, and blamelessly we conducted ourselves with you believers. 1 Thessalonians 2:11 As you know, like a father with his own … Continue reading

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gentle nurturers

gentle nurturers 1 Thessalonians 2:6-7 (JDV) 1 Thessalonians 2:6 and we didn’t seek glory from humans, either from you or from others. 1 Thessalonians 2:7 Although we could have been a burden as Christ’s missionaries, instead we were gentle among … Continue reading

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tested and affirmed by God

tested and affirmed by God 1 Thessalonians 2:3-5 (JDV) 1 Thessalonians 2:3 For our exhortation didn’t come from error or impurity or an intent to deceive. 1 Thessalonians 2:4 Instead, just as we have been evaluated by God to be … Continue reading

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ministry as mission

ministry as mission Joshua 21:4-42 (JDV) Joshua 21:4 The lot came out for the Kohathite clans: The Levites who were the descendants of the priest Aaron received thirteen cities by lot from the tribes of Judah, Simeon, and Benjamin. Joshua … Continue reading

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our present inheritance

our present inheritance Joshua 13:33 (JDV) Joshua 13:33 But Moses did not give a portion to the tribe of Levi. Yahveh, the God of Israel, was their inheritance, just like he had promised them. our present inheritance Did the Levites … Continue reading

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sweet benefits

sweet benefits Joshua 13:14 (JDV) Joshua 13:14 He did not, however, give any inheritance to the tribe of Levi. This was their inheritance, just like he had promised: the offerings made by fire to Yahveh, the God of Israel. sweet … Continue reading

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