Category Archives: patience

small beginnings

small beginnings Acts 16:11-15 (JDV) Acts 16:11 From Troas we put out to sea and sailed straight for Samothrace, the next day to Neapolis, Acts 16:12 and from there to Philippi, a Roman colony and a leading city of the … Continue reading

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false starts

false starts Acts 16:6-10 (JDV) Acts 16:6 They went through the region of Phrygia and Galatia; they had been forbidden by the Sacred Breath to speak the word in Asia. Acts 16:7 When they came to Mysia, they tried to … Continue reading

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patience to keep knocking

patience to keep knocking Acts 12:6-19 (JDV) Acts 12:6 When Herod was about to bring him out for trial, that very night Peter, tied up with two chains, is sleeping between two soldiers, while the sentries in front of the … Continue reading

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stretch limbo

stretch limbo Deuteronomy 16:12-15 Deuteronomy 16:12 Remember that you were slaves in Egypt; carefully watch these prescriptions. Deuteronomy 16:13 “You are to celebrate the Festival of Huts1 for seven days when you have gathered in everything from your threshing floor … Continue reading

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evidence of enmity

  Deuteronomy 2:26-30 (JDV) Deuteronomy 2:26 “So I sent messengers with an offer of peace to King Sihon of Heshbon from the open country of Kedemoth, and this is what they said: Deuteronomy 2:27 ‘Let us travel through your land; … Continue reading

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long waits

  Deuteronomy 2:13-15 (JDV) Deuteronomy 2:13 “Yahveh said, ‘Now get up and cross the Zered Valley.’ So we crossed the Zered Valley. Deuteronomy 2:14 The time we spent traveling from Kadesh-barnea until we crossed the Zered Valley was thirty-eight years … Continue reading

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fruit of the Breath

Galatians 5:22-26 (JDV) Galatians 5:22 But the fruit of the Breath is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, Galatians 5:23 gentleness, and self-mastery. There is no law against such things. Galatians 5:24 But those who belong to Christ Jesus … Continue reading

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stuck

  Psalm 40:1-5 Psalm 40:11 I waited patiently for Yahveh , and he stretched down to me and heard my cry for help. Psalm 40:2 He brought me up from a desolate hole, out of the muddy clay, and set … Continue reading

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trusting for a future

  Psalm 37:37-38 Psalm 37:37 Watch the blameless and observe the upright, because the person of peace will have a future. Psalm 37:38 But transgressors will all be eliminated; the future of the wicked will be destroyed. trusting for a … Continue reading

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on their way out

  Psalm 37:35-36 Psalm 37:35 I have seen a wicked, violent person well-rooted, like a flourishing native tree. Psalm 37:36 Then I passed by and noticed he was gone; I searched for him, but he could not be found. on … Continue reading

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