Category Archives: sovereignty of God

preference and favor

Ephesians 1:1-2 (JDV) Ephesians 1:1 Paul, a missionary1 of Christ Jesus by God’s preference:2 To the faithful devotees3 in Christ Jesus at Ephesus. Ephesians 1:2 Favor4 to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. preference … Continue reading

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locked and loaded

  Psalm 37:14-15 Psalm 37:14 The wicked have drawn the sword and strung the bow to bring down the poor and needy and to slaughter those whose journey is upright. Psalm 37:15 Their swords will enter their own hearts, and … Continue reading

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for invisible people

Psalm 33:13-15 Psalm 33:13 Yahveh looks down from the sky; he sees all children of Adam. Psalm 33:14 He looks in on1 all the inhabitants of the land from his dwelling place. Psalm 33:15 He forms the hearts of them … Continue reading

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worship God because he is right

  Psalm 33:4-5 Psalm 33:4 Because the word of Yahveh is right, and all his work is trustworthy. Psalm 33:5 He loves righteousness and justice; the land is full of Yahveh’s covenant faithfulness. worship God because he is right We … Continue reading

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the heavy lifting

Psalm 32:1-2 Psalm 32:11 How fortunate is the one whose crime is forgiven, whose mistake2 is covered! Psalm 32:2 How fortunate is a person whom Yahveh does not charge with violation and in whose breath is no deceit! the heavy … Continue reading

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permanently enthroned

Psalm 29:9b-11 Psalm 29:9b In his temple all cry, “Glory!” Psalm 29:10 Yahveh sits enthroned over the flood; Yahveh sits permanently enthroned as King. Psalm 29:11 Yahveh gives his people strength; Yahveh blesses his people with peace. permanently enthroned In … Continue reading

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power to change the world

Psalm 29:3-9a Psalm 29:3 The voice of Yahveh is above the waters. The glorious God thunders– Yahveh, above the vast water, Psalm 29:4 the powerful voice of Yahveh, the splendid voice of Yahveh. Psalm 29:5 The voice of Yahveh breaks … Continue reading

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he has options

Psalm 27:7-9 Psalm 27:7 Yahveh, hear my voice when I call; be gracious to me and answer me. Psalm 27:8 My heart says this about you: “Seek his face.” Yahveh, I will seek your face. Psalm 27:9 Do not hide … Continue reading

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Psalms 9:11-12 11 Sing to Yahveh , who dwells in Zion; proclaim his deeds among the nations. 12 Because the one who holds people accountable for bloodshed remembers them; he does not forget the cry of the oppressed. Previously, the … Continue reading

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extricated

extricated John 6:41-47 Joh 6:41 This was why the Jews started grumbling about him — because he said, “I am the bread that came down from the sky.” Joh 6:42 This is what they said, “This is not Jesus the … Continue reading

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