Category Archives: sanctification

only yours for the time being

Ephesians 5:25-28 (JDV) Ephesians 5:25 Husbands, care about your wives, like Christ cared about the congregation and gave himself in her behalf Ephesians 5:26 to make her sacred, cleansing her with the washing of water by the word. Ephesians 5:27 … Continue reading

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guidelines for growing together

Ephesians 4:25-28 (JDV) Ephesians 4:25 For this reason, putting away lying, speak the truth, each one to his neighbor, because we are members of one another. Ephesians 4:26 Be angry and do not sin. Don’t let the sun go down … Continue reading

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the unsurrendered life

Ephesians 4:20-24 (JDV) Ephesians 4:20 But you did not learn Christ in this way,1 Ephesians 4:21 assuming you heard about him and were taught by him, like the truth is in Jesus, Ephesians 4:22 to take off your former way … Continue reading

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raised up and seated

Ephesians 2:6-7 (JDV) Ephesians 2:6 He also raised us up with him and seated us with him in the sky realms in Christ Jesus, Ephesians 2:7 so that in the coming ages he might display the immeasurable riches of his … Continue reading

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pre-resurrection

Ephesians 2:4-5 (JDV) Ephesians 2:4 But God, who is rich in mercy, because of his great care that he had for us, Ephesians 2:5 made us alive with Christ even though we were dead in violations. You are saved by … Continue reading

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a brainless proposal

Galatians 3:1-6 (JDV) Galatians 3:1 You brainless1 Galatians! Who has hexed you, before whose eyes Jesus Christ was placarded as crucified? Galatians 3:2 I only want to learn this from you: Did you receive the Breath by the achievements of … Continue reading

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what God really wants

  Psalm 40:6-8 Psalm 40:6 You do not want sacrifice and tribute offering; you open my ears to listen. You do not ask for a whole burnt offering or a mistake offering. Psalm 40:7 Then I said, “See, I have … Continue reading

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an enormous violation

Psalm 25:8-11 Psalm 25:8 Yahveh is good and upright; that is why he shows sinners the road. Psalm 25:9 He leads the humble in what is right and teaches them his road. Psalm 25:10 All Yahveh’s ways show covenant faithfulness … Continue reading

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permission to climb

Psalm 24:1-6 Psalm 24:11 The land and everything in it, the world and its inhabitants, belong to Yahveh; Psalm 24:2 because he built its foundation on the seas and established it on the rivers. Psalm 24:3 Who may climb up … Continue reading

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that awful difference

Psalm 19:12-14 Psalm 19:12 Who perceives his unintentional lapses? Cleanse me from my hidden faults. Psalm 19:13 Also, keep your servant from willful sins; do not let them rule me. Then I will be blameless and cleansed from blatant rebellion. … Continue reading

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