Category Archives: repentance

back to the drawing board

back to the drawing board Psalm 78:1-11 (JDV) Psalm 78:1 My people, listen to my instruction; bend your ear to the words from my mouth. Psalm 78:2 I will open for wise sayings my mouth; I will speak mysteries from … Continue reading

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hiding places

hiding places Judges 6:1-10 (JDV) Judges 6:1 The Israelites did what was evil in the eyes of Yahveh. So Yahveh gave them to Midian’s hands seven years, Judges 6:2 and they overpowered Israel. Because of Midian, the Israelites made hiding … Continue reading

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a culture of compromise

a culture of compromise Judges 3:5-13 (JDV) Judges 3:5 But they settled among the Canaanites, Hethites, Amorites, Perizzites, Hivites, and Jebusites. Judges 3:6 The Israelites took their daughters as wives for themselves, gave their own daughters to their sons, and … Continue reading

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bring us back

bring us back Lamentations 5:21-22 (JDV) Lamentations 5:21 Yahveh, bring us back to yourself, so we may return; renew our days as in former times, Lamentations 5:22 unless you are so intensely angry with us that you have completely rejected … Continue reading

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lost inheritance

lost inheritance Lamentations 5:1-8 (JDV) Lamentations 5:1 Yahveh, remember what has happened to us. Look, and see our disgrace! Lamentations 5:2 Our inheritance has been turned over to strangers, our houses to foreigners. Lamentations 5:3 We have become orphans, fatherless; … Continue reading

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welcome us back

welcome us back Lamentations 4:21-22 (JDV) Lamentations 4:21 So rejoice and be glad, Daughter Edom, you resident of the land of Uz! Yet the cup will pass to you as well; you will get drunk and expose yourself. Lamentations 4:22 … Continue reading

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the captured king

the captured king Lamentations 4:18-20 (JDV) Lamentations 4:18 Our steps were closely followed so that we could not walk in our streets. Our end approached; our time ran out. Our end had come! Lamentations 4:19 Those who chased us were … Continue reading

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sit down and shut up

sit down and shut up Lamentations 3:27-29 (JDV) Lamentations 3:27 It is good for a man to bear the yoke while he is still young. Lamentations 3:28 Let him sit alone and be silent, because God has disciplined him. Lamentations … Continue reading

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the bitter can be blessed

the bitter can be blessed Lamentations 3:10-18 (JDV) Lamentations 3:10 He is a bear waiting in ambush, a lion in hiding. Lamentations 3:11 He forced me off my way and tore me to pieces; he left me desolate. Lamentations 3:12 … Continue reading

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look at my pain

look at my pain Lamentations 1:18-19 (JDV) Lamentations 1:18 Yahveh is being just, because I have rebelled against his command. Listen, all you people; look at my pain. My young women and young men have gone into captivity. Lamentations 1:19 … Continue reading

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