Category Archives: purpose

the master’s purpose

the master’s purpose Colossians 4:2-6 (JDV) Colossians 4:2 Persist in prayer; stay alert in it with thanksgiving. Colossians 4:3 At the same time, pray also for us that God may open a door to us for the word, to speak … Continue reading

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he is the priority

  he is the priority Colossians 1:15-23 (JDV) Colossians 1:15 He is the image of the unseen God, the firstborn over all creation. Colossians 1:16 You see, everything was created by him, in the sky and on the land, [1] … Continue reading

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a king’s purpose

a king’s purpose Psalm 72:1-4 (JDV) Psalm 72:11 God, give your justice to the king and your righteousness to the king’s son. Psalm 72:2 He will judge your people with righteousness and your afflicted ones with justice. Psalm 72:3 May … Continue reading

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evil neighbors

evil neighbors Jeremiah 12:14-17 (JDV) Jeremiah 12:14 This is what Yahveh says: “Concerning all my evil neighbors who attack the inheritance that I bequeathed to my people, Israel, I am about to uproot them from their land, and I will … Continue reading

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accompany and enable

accompany and enable Deuteronomy 31:7-8 (JDV) Deuteronomy 31:7 Moses then summoned Joshua and said to him in the sight of all Israel, “Be strong and tough, because you will go with this people into the land Yahveh swore to give … Continue reading

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entering one covenant

entering one covenant Deuteronomy 29:10-13 (JDV) Deuteronomy 29:10 “All of you are standing today before Yahveh your God – your leaders, tribes, elders, officials, all the men of Israel, Deuteronomy 29:11 your dependents, your wives, and the guests in your … Continue reading

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futility

futility Deuteronomy 28:38-40 (JDV) Deuteronomy 28:38 “You will sow much seed in the field but harvest little, because locusts will devour it. Deuteronomy 28:39 You will plant and cultivate vineyards but not drink the wine or gather the grapes, because … Continue reading

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illegitimate relationships

illegitimate relationships Deuteronomy 27:22 (JDV) Deuteronomy 27:22 ‘The one who sleeps with his sister, whether his father’s daughter or his mother’s daughter is afflicted with a curse.’ And all the people will say, ‘Amen!’ illegitimate relationships The Israelite community was … Continue reading

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carcasses and goat milk

  carcasses and goat milk Deuteronomy 14:21 Deuteronomy 14:21 “You are not to eat any carcass; you may give it to a guest within your city gates, and he may eat it, or you may sell it to a foreigner. … Continue reading

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Prayer that glorifies Christ

John 14:11-14 Joh 14:11 Trust me because I am in the Father and the Father is in me. Otherwise, trust because of the works themselves. Joh 14:12 “I am honestly telling you, the one who trusts in me will also … Continue reading

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