Category Archives: sin

David saw the future

David saw the future Psalm 68:1-3 (JDV) Psalm 68:1 God will arise. His enemies will scatter, and those who hate him will flee from his presence. Psalm 68:2 As smoke is blown away, so you blow them away. As wax … Continue reading

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war inside

war inside Psalm 51:5-6 (JDV) Psalm 51:5 Notice, I was guilty when I was born; I was sinful when my mother conceived me. Psalm 51:6 Notice, you desire integrity in the inner self, and you teach me wisdom deep within. … Continue reading

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losing God

losing God Psalm 51:3-4 (JDV) Psalm 51:3 You see, I am aware of my rebellion, and my sin is always in front of me. 12 Superscription: For the choir director. A psalm of David, when the prophet Nathan came to … Continue reading

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confession 101

Psalm 51:1-2 (JDV) Psalm 51:11 Show favor to me, God, according to your covenant faithfulness; according to your abundant compassion, erase my rebellion. Psalm 51:2 Completely wash away my guilt and cleanse me from my failure. Our first course in … Continue reading

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stuck in the mud

stuck in the mud Jeremiah 38:1-13 (JDV) Jeremiah 38:1 Shephatiah son of Mattan, Gedaliah son of Pashhur, Jucal son of Shelemiah, and Pashhur son of Malchijah heard the words Jeremiah was speaking to all the people:Jeremiah 38:2 “This is what … Continue reading

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battle horse

battle horse Jeremiah 8:4-17 (JDV) Jeremiah 8:4 “You are to say to them: This is what Yahveh says: Do people fall and not get up again? If they turn away, do they not turn back? Jeremiah 8:5 Why have these … Continue reading

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denial in a red dress

denial in a red dress Jeremiah 4:23-31 (JDV) Jeremiah 4:23 I looked at the land, and noticed it was formless and empty. And into the sky, and there were no lights. Jeremiah 4:24 I looked at the mountains, and noticed … Continue reading

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stubborn stain

stubborn stain Jeremiah 2:14-22 (JDV) Jeremiah 2:14 Is Israel a slave? Was he born into slavery? Why else has he become a seized property? Jeremiah 2:15 The young lions have roared at him; they have roared loudly. They have laid … Continue reading

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glad to

  glad to Deuteronomy 28:63-65 (JDV) Deuteronomy 28:63 Just as Yahveh was glad to cause you to prosper and to multiply you, so he will also be glad to cause you to be destroyed and to exterminate you. You will … Continue reading

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getting away with it

getting away with it Deuteronomy 27:24 (JDV) Deuteronomy 27:24 ‘The one who secretly kills his neighbor is afflicted with a curse.’ And all the people will say, ‘Amen!’ getting away with it The murderer who gets away with it might … Continue reading

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