Category Archives: obedience

his people are not listening

his people are not listening Psalm 81:6-16 (JDV) Psalm 81:6 “I relieved his shoulder from the burden; his hands were freed from carrying the basket. Psalm 81:7 You called out in distress, and I rescued you; I answered you from … 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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Luz compared to Jericho

Luz compared to Jericho Judges 1:21-36 (JDV) Judges 1:21 At the same time the Benjaminites did not drive out the Jebusites who were living in Jerusalem. The Jebusites have lived among the Benjaminites in Jerusalem to this day. Judges 1:22 … Continue reading

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choose for yourselves today

choose for yourselves today Joshua 24:14-18 (JDV) Joshua 24:14 “For this reason, fear Yahveh and worship him wholeheartedly and truthfully. Get rid of the gods your fathers worshiped beyond the Euphrates River and in Egypt, and worship Yahveh. Joshua 24:15 … Continue reading

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a source of strength

a source of strength Joshua 23:4-6 (JDV) Joshua 23:4 See, I have allotted these remaining nations to you as an inheritance for your tribes, including all the nations I have destroyed, from the Jordan westward to the Mediterranean Sea. Joshua … Continue reading

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good advice for everyone

good advice for everyone Joshua 22:5-6 (JDV) Joshua 22:5 Only carefully obey the command and instruction that Moses Yahveh’s servant gave you: to love Yahveh your God, walk in all his ways, keep his commands, be loyal to him, and … Continue reading

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thorn removal

thorn removal Joshua 10:28-39 (JDV) Joshua 10:28 On that day Joshua captured Makkedah and struck it down with the sword, including its king. He completely destroyed it and everyone in it, leaving no survivors. So he treated the king of … Continue reading

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silent soldiers

silent soldiers Joshua 6:8-14 (JDV) Joshua 6:8 After Joshua had spoken to the troops, seven priests carrying seven trumpets in front of Yahveh moved forward and blew the trumpets; the ark of Yahveh’s covenant followed them. Joshua 6:9 While the … Continue reading

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conditional victory

conditional victory Joshua 6:1-5 (JDV) Joshua 6:1 Jericho was strongly fortified because of the Israelites – no one leaving or entering. Joshua 6:2 Yahveh said to Joshua, “Notice, I have handed Jericho, its king, and its ablest soldiers over to … Continue reading

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a mission manual

a mission manual Joshua 1:1-3 (JDV) Joshua 1:1 It happened after the death of Moses Yahveh’s servant. Yahveh spoke to Joshua son of Nun, Moses’s assistant: Joshua 1:2 “Moses my servant is dead. Now you and all the people get … Continue reading

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