Category Archives: obedience

he added nothing to them

  he added nothing to them Deuteronomy 5:22 “Yahveh spoke these commands in a loud voice to your entire collected assembly from the fire, cloud, and total darkness on the mountain; he added nothing to them. He wrote them on … Continue reading

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preying pagans

  preying pagans Deuteronomy 5:19-21 Deuteronomy 5:19 Do not steal. Deuteronomy 5:20 Do not give dishonest testimony against your neighbor. Deuteronomy 5:21 Do not crave1 your neighbor’s wife or desire your neighbor’s house, his field, his male or female slave, … Continue reading

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the purpose of obedience

  Deuteronomy 4:5-8 Deuteronomy 4:5 Look, I have taught you prescriptions and rules as Yahveh my God has commanded me, so that you may follow them in the land you are entering to take possession of. Deuteronomy 4:6 Be careful … Continue reading

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not even a foot-width

  Deuteronomy 2:1-5 (JDV) Deuteronomy 2:1 “Then we turned back and headed for the open country by way of the Red Sea, as Yahveh had told me, and we traveled around the hill country of Seir for many days. Deuteronomy … Continue reading

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Israel who?

  Deuteronomy 1:44-46 (JDV) Deuteronomy 1:44 Then the Amorites who lived there came out against you and chased you as if you were a swarm of bees. They crushed1 you from Seir as far as Hormah. Deuteronomy 1:45 When you … Continue reading

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no easy reset

  Deuteronomy 1:41-43 (JDV) Deuteronomy 1:41 “You answered me, ‘We have made a mistake1 against Yahveh. We will go up and fight just as Yahveh our God commanded us.’ Then each of you put on his weapons of war and … Continue reading

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seemed like a good idea

  Deuteronomy 22-25 (JDV) Deuteronomy 1:22 “Then all of you approached me and said, ‘Let’s send men ahead of us, so that they may explore the land for us and bring us back a word about the route we should … Continue reading

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stayed long enough

  Deuteronomy 1:6-8 (JDV) Deuteronomy 1:6 “Yahveh our God spoke to us at Horeb: and this is what he said: ‘You have stayed at this mountain long enough. Deuteronomy 1:7 Turn and set out and go to the hill country … Continue reading

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honoring parents and mutual submission

Ephesians 6:1-3 (JDV) Ephesians 6:1 Children, obey your parents in the Lord, because this is right. Ephesians 6:2 Honor your father and mother, which is the first commandment with a promise, Ephesians 6:3 so that it may go well with … Continue reading

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against the flow

Ephesians 5:15-17 (JDV) Ephesians 5:15 Pay careful attention, then, to how you live – not as unwise people but as wise – Ephesians 5:16 making the most of the season, because the days are evil. Ephesians 5:17 So don’t be … Continue reading

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