Category Archives: responsibility

night with the troops

night with the troops Joshua 8:9-13 (JDV) Joshua 8:9 So Joshua sent them out, and they went to the ambush site and waited between Bethel and Ai, to the west of Ai. But he spent that night with the troops.Joshua … Continue reading

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good leaders

good leaders Psalm 45:2-5 (JDV) Psalm 45:2 You are more handsome than other sons of Adam; charm flows from your lips. That is why God has empowered you forever. Psalm 45:3 Mighty warrior, strap your sword at your side. In … Continue reading

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bragging about the king

bragging about the king Psalm 45:1 (JDV) Psalm 45:11 My heart keeps moving to a good word as I recite my verses to a king; my tongue is the pen of a skillful scribe. bragging about the king It is … Continue reading

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delegating dirty work

delegating dirty work Jeremiah 29:24-32 (JDV) Jeremiah 29:24 Speak to Shemaiah the Nehelamite, and this is what you are to say, Jeremiah 29:25 “This is what Yahveh of Armies, the God of Israel, says: You have sent out letters in … Continue reading

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thunder jug man

thunder jug man Jeremiah 22:24-30 (JDV) Jeremiah 22:24 “As I live” – this is what Yahveh declares – “even if you, Coniah son of Jehoiakim, the king of Judah, were a signet ring on my right hand, I would tear … Continue reading

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donkey drag

donkey drag Jeremiah 22:13-23 (JDV) Jeremiah 22:13 Tragedy [1] for the one who builds his palace through unrighteousness, his upstairs rooms through injustice, who makes his neighbor serve without pay and will not give him his wages, Jeremiah 22:14 who … Continue reading

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looking out for the little people

looking out for the little people Jeremiah 22:1-5 (JDV) Jeremiah 22:1 This is what Yahveh says: “Go down to the house of the king of Judah and speak this word there. Jeremiah 22:2 You are to say, ‘Hear the word … Continue reading

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because of Manasseh

because of Manasseh Jeremiah 15:1-9 (JDV) Jeremiah 15:1 Then Yahveh said to me: “Even if Moses and Samuel should stand before me, my compassion would not reach out to these people. Send them from my presence, and let them go. … Continue reading

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a responsible people

a responsible people Deuteronomy 28:59-62 (JDV) Deuteronomy 28:59 and Yahveh will bring extraordinary plagues on you and your descendants, severe and lasting plagues, and terrible and chronic sicknesses. Deuteronomy 28:60 He will afflict you again with all the diseases of … Continue reading

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supporting the marginalized

supporting the marginalized Deuteronomy 27:19 (JDV) Deuteronomy 27:19 ‘The one who denies justice to a guest, a fatherless child, or a widow is afflicted with a curse.’ And all the people will say, ‘Amen!’ supporting the marginalized God loved the … Continue reading

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