Category Archives: submission

targeting his will

devotional post # 2237 Numbers 1:36-37 Num 1:36  Of the sons of Benjamin, referencing their historical lineage, by their clans, by their fathers’ houses, according to the number of names, from twenty years old and upward, every man able to … Continue reading

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subordination and learning

1 Corinthians 14:29-32 1Co 14:29 Two or three prophets must speak, and the others should critique them carefully. 1Co 14:30 If a mystery is revealed to another who is sitting, the first should stop talking. 1Co 14:31 Because you can … Continue reading

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angels and authority

1 Corinthians 11:7-10 1Co 11:7 Because, on the one hand, a husband should not have his head covered, since he is supposed to reflect the character and good reputation of God; on the other hand, his wife reflects her husband’s … Continue reading

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reciprocal rights

1 Corinthians 7:1-4 1Co 7:1 Now, regarding those issues you wrote me about: Yes, “it would be good for a man not to touch a woman.” 1Co 7:2 But, because sexual sin is a reality, I say each man should … Continue reading

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pushing the envelope

WHO IS REALLY SOVEREIGN IN YOUR LIFE? Mark 10:35-40 35 James and John, the sons of Zebedee, approached him and said to him, “Teacher, we want you to do for us whatever we ask from you.” 36 And he said … Continue reading

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fall in!

Isaiah 48:12-16 12 “Listen to me, Jacob, and Israel, “who was called by me” I am he. I am the first; also I am the last. 13 Indeed, my hand founded your land, and my right hand spread out those … Continue reading

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here’s my right hand

Isaiah 45:1-19 1 This is what Yahveh says to his chosen one, to Cyrus, whose right hand I hold in order to restrain nations before him, and disarm kings, to open doors before him, so gates remain unclosed: 2 “I … Continue reading

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vicious vintner

Isaiah 27:1-6 1 On that day, Yahveh will punish Leviathan with his cruel, large and strong sword, that fleeing serpent, and Leviathan, that twisting serpent, and he will kill the sea monster that lives in the sea. 2 On that … Continue reading

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control freak

Isaiah 22:12-19 12 And the Lord, Yahveh of armies, called on that day for weeping and mourning, and for baldness and sackcloth girding. 13 But see! Joy and gladness, the killing of an ox and the slaughtering of a sheep, … Continue reading

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basic goodness

Romans 13:1-5 1 Each soul is subject to the higher authorities. Because there is no authority except by God’s appointment, and the authorities that exist have been put in place by God. 2 So the opponent of such authority opposes … Continue reading

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