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the hard headed prophet

20220702 the hard headed prophet Ezekiel 3:4-11 (JDV) Ezekiel 3:4 Then he said to me: “Son of Adam, go to the house of Israel and speak my words to them.Ezekiel 3:5 For you are not being sent to a people … Continue reading

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a rebellious house

20220629 a rebellious house Ezekiel 2:1-7 (JDV) Ezekiel 2:1 And he said to me, “Son of Adam, stand up on your feet and I will speak with you.”Ezekiel 2:2 As he spoke to me, the Breath entered me and set … Continue reading

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he chose David

he chose David Psalm 78:56-72 (JDV) Psalm 78:56 But they rebelliously tested the Most High God, for they did not keep his warning signs. Psalm 78:57 They treacherously turned away like their fathers; they became warped like a faulty bow. … Continue reading

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free of charge

free of charge 2 Thessalonians 3:7-9 (JDV) 2 Thessalonians 3:7 because you yourselves know how you should imitate us: We were not undisciplined when with you; 2 Thessalonians 3:8 we did not eat anyone’s food free of charge; instead, we … Continue reading

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prayer partners

prayer partners 2 Thessalonians 3:1-2 (JDV) 2 Thessalonians 3:1 In addition, brothers and sisters, pray for us that the word of the Lord may move forward rapidly and be honored, just like it was with you, 2 Thessalonians 3:2 and … Continue reading

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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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