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like labor pains

like labor pains Jeremiah 49:23-27 (JDV) Jeremiah 49:23 About Damascus: Hamath and Arpad are put to shame, because they have heard a bad report and are agitated, like the anxious sea that cannot be calmed. Jeremiah 49:24 Damascus has become … Continue reading

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because of Baruch

because of Baruch Jeremiah 36:1-20 (JDV) Jeremiah 36:1 In the fourth year of Jehoiakim son of Josiah, king of Judah, this word came to Jeremiah from Yahveh. This is what it said:Jeremiah 36:2 “Take a scroll, and write on it … Continue reading

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ambassador of wrath

ambassador of wrath Jeremiah 25:15-38 (JDV) Jeremiah 25:15 This is what Yahveh, the God of Israel, said to me: “Take this cup of the wine of wrath from my hand and make all the nations to whom I am sending … Continue reading

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their story

their story Acts 28:17-31 (JDV) Acts 28:17 After three days he called together the leaders of the Jews. When they had gathered he said to them: “Brothers, although I have done nothing against our people or the customs of our … Continue reading

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there we found brothers and sisters

there we found brothers and sisters Acts 28:11-16 (JDV) Acts 28:11 After three months we set sail in an Alexandrian ship that had wintered at the island, with the Twin Gods as its figurehead. Acts 28:12 Landing at Syracuse, we … Continue reading

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caring barbarians

caring barbarians Acts 28:1-10 (JDV) Acts 28:1 Once safely ashore, we then learned that the island was called Malta. Acts 28:2 The barbarians showed us extraordinary kindness. They lit a fire and took us all in, since it was raining … Continue reading

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276 throats

276 throats Acts 27:27-44 (JDV) Acts 27:27 When the fourteenth night came, we were drifting in the Adriatic Sea, and about midnight the sailors thought they were approaching land. Acts 27:28 They took soundings and found it to be a … Continue reading

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calm in crisis

calm in crisis Acts 27:13-26 (JDV) Acts 27:13 When a gentle south wind sprang up, they thought they had achieved their purpose. They weighed anchor and sailed along the shore of Crete.Acts 27:14 But before long, a fierce wind called … Continue reading

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shore leave

shore leave Acts 27:1-12 (JDV) Acts 27:1 When it was decided that we were to sail to Italy, they handed over Paul and some other prisoners to a centurion named Julius, of the Imperial Regiment. Acts 27:2 When we had … Continue reading

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the lost in other lands

the lost in other lands Acts 21:37-22:22 (JDV) Acts 21:37 As he was about to be brought into the barracks, Paul said to the commander, “Am I allowed to say something to you?” He replied, “You know how to speak … Continue reading

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