Category Archives: plan of God

beyond our pay grade

beyond our pay grade Judges 14:10-20 (JDV) Judges 14:10 His father went to visit the woman, and Samson prepared a feast there, as young men were accustomed to do. Judges 14:11 When the Philistines saw him, they brought thirty groomsmen … Continue reading

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the lefty and the locked room

the lefty and the locked room Judges 3:14-26 (JDV) Judges 3:14 The Israelites served King Eglon of Moab eighteen years. Judges 3:15 Then the Israelites cried out to Yahveh, and he raised up Ehud son of Gera, a left-handed Benjaminite, … Continue reading

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no neutral territories

no neutral territories Joshua 11:16-20 (JDV) Joshua 11:16 So Joshua took all this land – the hill country, all the Negev, all the land of Goshen, the foothills, the Arabah, and the hill country of Israel with its foothills – … Continue reading

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just keep doing it

just keep doing it Joshua 11:6-15 (JDV) Joshua 11:6 Yahveh said to Joshua, “Do not be afraid of them, for at this time tomorrow I will cause all of them to be killed in front of Israel. You are to … Continue reading

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the enemy’s escalation

the enemy’s escalation Joshua 11:1-5 (JDV) Joshua 11:1 When King Jabin of Hazor happened to hear this news, he sent a message to: King Jobab of Madon, the kings of Shimron and Achshaph, Joshua 11:2 and the kings of the … Continue reading

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cooperate or get away

cooperate or get away Jeremiah 51:45-53 (JDV) Jeremiah 51:45 Come out from among her, my people! Save your lives, each of you, from Yahveh’s burning anger.Jeremiah 51:46 May you not become cowardly and fearful when the report is proclaimed in … Continue reading

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sometimes no silver

sometimes no silver Jeremiah 45:1-5 (JDV) Jeremiah 45:1 This is the word that the prophet Jeremiah spoke to Baruch son of Neriah when he wrote these words on a scroll at Jeremiah’s dictation in the fourth year of Jehoiakim son … Continue reading

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escape to Egypt, or not

escape to Egypt, or not Jeremiah 43:1-13 (JDV) Jeremiah 43:1 When Jeremiah had finished speaking to all the people all the words of Yahveh their God – all these words Yahveh their God had sent him to give them – … Continue reading

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a promise in context

a promise in context Jeremiah 29:1-23 (JDV) Jeremiah 29:1 These are the words of the letter that the prophet Jeremiah sent from Jerusalem to the remaining exiled elders, the priests, the prophets, and all the people Nebuchadnezzar had deported from … Continue reading

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corrected vision

corrected vision Jeremiah 14:19-22 (JDV) Jeremiah 14:19 Have you completely rejected Judah? Do you detest Zion? Why do you strike us with no hope of healing for us? We hoped for peace, but there was nothing good; for a time … Continue reading

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