Category Archives: pride

unspiritual super-spiritual

unspiritual super-spiritual Colossians 2:6-23 (JDV) Colossians 2:6 So then, in the manner that you have received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live in him, Colossians 2:7 being rooted and built up in him and established in the faith, just … Continue reading

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trusting in our treasures

trusting in our treasures Jeremiah 49:1-6 (JDV) Jeremiah 49:1 This is what Yahveh says about the Ammonites: Does Israel have no sons? Is he without an heir? Why then has Milcom dispossessed Gad and his people settled in their cities? … Continue reading

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Moab’s pride

Moab’s pride Jeremiah 48:1-47 (JDV) Jeremiah 48:1 About Moab, this is what Yahveh of Armies, the God of Israel, says: Tragedy to Nebo, because it is about to be destroyed; Kiriathaim will be put to shame; it will be taken … Continue reading

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stuck in the mud

stuck in the mud Jeremiah 38:1-13 (JDV) Jeremiah 38:1 Shephatiah son of Mattan, Gedaliah son of Pashhur, Jucal son of Shelemiah, and Pashhur son of Malchijah heard the words Jeremiah was speaking to all the people:Jeremiah 38:2 “This is what … Continue reading

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a humble seat

a humble seat Jeremiah 13:15-27 (JDV) Jeremiah 13:15 Listen and pay attention. Do not be proud, because Yahveh has spoken. Jeremiah 13:16 Give glory to Yahveh your God before he brings darkness, before your feet stumble on the mountains at … Continue reading

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underwear and wine

underwear and wine Jeremiah 13:1-14 (JDV) Jeremiah 13:1 This is what Yahveh said to me: “Go and buy yourself a linen undergarment and put it on. But do not put it in water.” Jeremiah 13:2 So I bought underwear as … Continue reading

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underkill

underkill Jeremiah 6:10-15 (JDV) Jeremiah 6:10 Who can I speak to and give such a warning that they would listen? Notice, their ear is uncircumcised, so they cannot pay attention. Notice, the word of Yahveh has become contemptible to them—they … Continue reading

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fatal flattery

fatal flattery Acts 12:20-25 (JDV) Acts 12:20 Herod had been very angry with the people of Tyre and Sidon. With the same passion they presented themselves before him. After persuading Blastus, who was in charge of the king’s bedroom, they … Continue reading

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our Asherahs and standing stones

our Asherahs and standing stones Deuteronomy 16:21-22 (JDV) Deuteronomy 16:21 “Do not set up an Asherah of any kind of wood next to the altar you will build for Yahveh your God, Deuteronomy 16:22 and do not set up a … Continue reading

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lesser and weaker

  lesser and weaker Deuteronomy 4:36 He let you hear his voice from the sky to instruct you. He showed you his great fire on the land, and you heard his words from the fire. Deuteronomy 4:37 Because he cared … Continue reading

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