Category Archives: plan of God

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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no coincidences

no coincidences Acts 23:12-22 (JDV) Acts 23:12 When it was morning, the Jews formed a mob and bound themselves under a curse not to eat or drink until they had killed Paul. Acts 23:13 There were more than forty who … Continue reading

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the next step in his plan

the next step in his plan Acts 22:30-23:11 (JDV) Acts 22:30 The next day, since he wanted to find out exactly why Paul was being accused by the Jews, he released him and instructed the chief priests and all the … Continue reading

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not knowing

not knowing Acts 20:13-38 (JDV) Acts 20:13 We went on ahead to the ship and sailed for Assos, where we were going to pick up Paul, because these were his instructions, since he himself was going by land. Acts 20:14 … Continue reading

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letting them go

letting them go Acts 13:1-3 (JDV) Acts 13:1 Now in the congregation at Antioch there were prophets and teachers: Barnabas, Simeon who was called Niger, Lucius of Cyrene, Manaen, a close friend of Herod the tetrarch, and Saul. Acts 13:2 … Continue reading

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other peoples’ future

  Deuteronomy 2:22-23 (JDV) Deuteronomy 2:22 This was just as he had done for the descendants of Esau who lived in Seir, when he exterminated the Horites ahead of them; they took possession from them and have lived in their … Continue reading

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