Category Archives: patience

this has to be it

20220806 Ezekiel 11:13 (JDV) Ezekiel 11:13 Now while I was prophesying, Pelatiah son of Benaiah died. Then I fell face-down and cried out loudly, “Oh, Lord Yahveh! You are bringing the remnant of Israel to an end!” this has to … Continue reading

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the foolishness of Jannes and Jambres

20220618 the foolishness of Jannes and Jambres 2 Timothy 3:1-9 (JDV) 2 Timothy 3:1 But you should know this: Hard seasons {καιρός} will be present in the last days2 Timothy 3:2 because humans will be lovers of self, lovers of … Continue reading

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don’t jump the gun

20220603 don’t jump the gun Ruth 3:6-13 (JDV) Ruth 3:6 She went down to the threshing floor and did everything her mother-in-law had charged her to do.Ruth 3:7 After Boaz ate, drank, and was in good spirits, he went to … Continue reading

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trying to prevent conflict

trying to prevent conflict Judges 11:1-28 (JDV) Judges 11:1 Jephthah the Gileadite was a capable warrior, but he was the son of a prostitute, and Gilead was his father. Judges 11:2 Gilead’s wife bore sons for him, and when they … Continue reading

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those yet unconvinced

those yet unconvinced Judges 5:10-18 (JDV) Judges 5:10 You who ride on white donkeys, who sit on saddle blankets, and who travel on the road, give praise! Judges 5:11 Let them tell the righteous acts of Yahveh, the righteous deeds … Continue reading

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waiting on the dawn

waiting on the dawn Lamentations 3:1-9 (JDV) Lamentations 3:1 I am the man who has seen misery under the rod of God’s wrath.Lamentations 3:2 He has driven me away and forced me to walk in darkness instead of light. Lamentations … Continue reading

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how to wait for Jesus

how to wait for Jesus 1 Thessalonians 1:8-10 (JDV) 1 Thessalonians 1:8 You see, the word of the Lord rang out from you, not only in Macedonia and Achaia, but in every place that your faith in God has gone … Continue reading

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passing the ark

passing the ark Joshua 3:16-17 (JDV) Joshua 3:16 and the water flowing downstream stood still, rising up in a mass that extended as far as Adam, a city next to Zarethan. The water flowing downstream into the Sea of the … Continue reading

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hurry up and wait

hurry up and wait Joshua 3:1-2 (JDV) Joshua 3:1 Joshua started early the next morning and left the Acacia Grove with all the Israelites. They went as far as the Jordan and stayed there before crossing. Joshua 3:2 After three … Continue reading

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no sequel

no sequel Jeremiah 52:31-34 (JDV) Jeremiah 52:31 On the twenty-fifth day of the twelfth month of the thirty-seventh year of the exile of Judah’s King Jehoiachin, King Evil-merodach of Babylon, in the first year of his reign, pardoned King Jehoiachin … Continue reading

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