Category Archives: responsibility

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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bypassing preferences

bypassing preferences Deuteronomy 21:15-17 (JDV) Deuteronomy 21:15 “If a man has two wives, one cared about and the other not cared about, and both the cared about and the not cared about bear him sons, and if the wife not … Continue reading

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our responsibility to teach

  Deuteronomy 4:9-10 (JDV) Deuteronomy 4:9 “Only be careful and diligently watch your throats,1 or else2 you will forget the things your eyes have seen and they will slip from your mind as long as you live. Teach them to … Continue reading

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destiny and development

  Deuteronomy 38-40 (JDV) Deuteronomy 1:38 Joshua son of Nun, who attends you, will enter it. Make him strong,1 because he will enable Israel to inherit it. Deuteronomy 1:39 Your children, whom you said would be plunder, your sons who … Continue reading

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