Category Archives: sin

out from the main branch

20220916 out from the main branch Ezekiel 19:10-14 (JDV) Ezekiel 19:10 Your mother was like a vine in your vineyard, planted by the water; it was fruitful and full of branches because of abundant water.Ezekiel 19:11 It had strong branches, … Continue reading

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tolerating the small things

20220911 tolerating the small things Ezekiel 18:14-18 (JDV) Ezekiel 18:14 “Now notice he has a son who sees all the failures his father has committed, and though he sees them, he does not do likewise.Ezekiel 18:15 He does not eat … Continue reading

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repentance begins here

20220910 repentance begins here Ezekiel 18:10-13 (JDV) Ezekiel 18:10 “But suppose the man has a violent son, who sheds blood and does any of these things,Ezekiel 18:11 though the father has done none of them. Indeed, when the son eats … Continue reading

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defense or defender

20220908 defense or defender Ezekiel 18:1-4 (JDV) Ezekiel 18:1 The word of Yahveh happened to me. This is what it said:Ezekiel 18:2 “What do you mean by using this proverb concerning the land of Israel: ‘The fathers eat sour grapes, … Continue reading

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an assumed excuse

20220830 an assumed excuse Ezekiel 16:44-52 (JDV) Ezekiel 16:44 ” ‘Notice, everyone who uses proverbs will quote this proverb about you: “Like mother, like daughter.”Ezekiel 16:45 You are the daughter of your mother, who thinks lightly of her husband and … Continue reading

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you paid a fee instead

20220828 you paid a fee instead Ezekiel 16:30-34 (JDV) Ezekiel 16:30 ” ‘How your heart was inflamed with lust – the declaration of the Lord Yahveh – when you did all these things, the acts of a domineering prostitute,Ezekiel 16:31 … Continue reading

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hiding the brutal truth

20220827 hiding the brutal truth Ezekiel 16:23-29 (JDV) Ezekiel 16:23 ” ‘Then after all your evil – Tragedy, woe to you! – the declaration of the Lord Yahveh –Ezekiel 16:24 you built yourself a mound and made yourself an elevated … Continue reading

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the clipboard

20220725 the clipboard Ezekiel 9:1-2 (JDV) Ezekiel 9:1 Then he called loudly in my hearing, “Come near, executioners of the city, each of you with a destructive weapon in his hand.”Ezekiel 9:2 And I saw six men coming from the … Continue reading

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I don’t want to talk about it

20220724 I don’t want to talk about it Ezekiel 8:16-18 (JDV) Ezekiel 8:16 So he brought me to the inner court of Yahveh’s house, and I noticed about twenty-five men at the entrance of Yahveh’s house, between the portico and … Continue reading

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when a tear is not a tear

20220723 when a tear is not a tear Ezekiel 8:14-15 (JDV) Ezekiel 8:14 Then he brought me to the entrance of the north gate of Yahveh’s house, and I noticed women sitting there crying over Tammuz.Ezekiel 8:15 And he said … Continue reading

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