Category Archives: revenge

trusting your enemies to God

  Psalm 35:4-8 Psalm 35:4 Let those who intend to take my soul be disgraced and humiliated; let those who plan to harm me be turned back and ashamed. Psalm 35:5 Let them be like chaff in the wind, with … Continue reading

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the congregation will rescue

the congregation will rescue devotions from Jefferson Vann # 2367 Numbers 35:9-25 Num 35:9 And Yahveh spoke to Moses, and this is what he said, Num 35:10 “Speak to the people of Israel and say to them, When you cross … Continue reading

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change through embarrassment

ARE WE SEEKING CHANGE GOD’S WAY? Luke 6:37-38 Luk 6:37 “Do not criticise, and you will not be criticised; do not condemn, and you will not be condemned; forgive, and you will be forgiven. Luk 6:38 Give, and it will … Continue reading

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reflecting God’s particular purity

Leviticus 19:17-19 Lev 19:17 “You will not hate your brother in your heart, but you will reason frankly with your associate, or you will be responsible for a mistake because of him. Lev 19:18 You will not take vengeance or … Continue reading

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Getting even

Matthew 5:38-42 38 “You have heard that it was said, ‘An eye in exchange for an eye and a tooth in exchange for a tooth.’ 39 But I tell you, Do not retaliate when evil happens. Instead, when someone slaps … Continue reading

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Jacob: tragedy at Shechem

Genesis 34.  Two wrongs do not make a right.  The rape of Dinah by Shechem was inexcusable.  But the treachery of Jacob’s sons in insisting that the men of the town be circumcised – only to weaken them so that … Continue reading

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