Category Archives: sovereignty of God

God’s work from the first

God’s work from the first 2 Thessalonians 2:13-14 (JDV) 2 Thessalonians 2:13 But we ought to thank God always for you, brothers and sisters cared about by the Lord, because from the first, God has chosen you for rescue through … Continue reading

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appointed to this

appointed to this 1 Thessalonians 3:1-3 1 Thessalonians 3:1 When we could no longer stand it, we thought it was better to be left alone in Athens for this reason. 1 Thessalonians 3:2 And we sent Timothy, our brother and … Continue reading

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time’s up for Balaam

time’s up for Balaam Joshua 13:15-23 (JDV) Joshua 13:15 To the tribe of Reuben’s descendants by their clans, Moses gave Joshua 13:16 this as their territory: From Aroer on the rim of the Arnon Valley, along with the city in … Continue reading

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mistakes and miracles

mistakes and miracles Joshua 10:1-5 (JDV) Joshua 10:1 King Adoni-zedek of Jerusalem happened to hear that Joshua had captured Ai and completely destroyed it, treating Ai and its king as he had Jericho and its king, and that the inhabitants … Continue reading

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conditional victory

conditional victory Joshua 6:1-5 (JDV) Joshua 6:1 Jericho was strongly fortified because of the Israelites – no one leaving or entering. Joshua 6:2 Yahveh said to Joshua, “Notice, I have handed Jericho, its king, and its ablest soldiers over to … Continue reading

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he thunders

he thunders Psalm 68:32-35 (JDV) Psalm 68:32 Sing to God, you kingdoms of the land; sing praise to the Lord, Selah Psalm 68:33 to him who rides in the ancient, highest skies. Look, he thunders with his powerful voice! Psalm … Continue reading

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rescue, rule, retribution

rescue, rule, retribution Psalm 66:5-7 (JDV) Psalm 66:5 Come and see the wonders of God; his achievements for humanity are awe-inspiring. Psalm 66:6 He turned the sea into dry land, and they crossed the river on foot. There we celebrated … Continue reading

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his joy signs

his joy signs Psalm 65:4-8 (JDV) Psalm 65:4 How fortunate is the one you choose and bring near to live in your courts! We will be satisfied with the goodness of your house, the holiness of your temple. Psalm 65:5 … Continue reading

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secret plan

secret plan Psalm 64:5-6 (JDV) Psalm 64:5 They adopt an evil plan; they talk about hiding traps and say, “Who is going to see them?” Psalm 64:6 They devise crimes and say, “We have perfected a secret plan.” The inner … Continue reading

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washbasin and sandal

washbasin and sandal Psalm 60:6-8 (JDV) Psalm 60:6 God has spoken in his sanctuary: “I will celebrate! I will divide up Shechem. I will apportion the Valley of Succoth.Psalm 60:7 Gilead is mine, Manasseh is mine, and Ephraim is my … Continue reading

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