Category Archives: submission

letting them go

letting them go Acts 13:1-3 (JDV) Acts 13:1 Now in the congregation at Antioch there were prophets and teachers: Barnabas, Simeon who was called Niger, Lucius of Cyrene, Manaen, a close friend of Herod the tetrarch, and Saul. Acts 13:2 … Continue reading

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staying compliant and connected

staying compliant and connected Deuteronomy 21:18-21 (JDV) Deuteronomy 21:18 “If a man has a stubborn and rebellious son who does not obey his father or mother and doesn’t listen to them even after they discipline him, Deuteronomy 21:19 his father and … Continue reading

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No, yes, yes

  Deuteronomy 3:27-29 (JDV) Deuteronomy 3:27 Go to the top of Pisgah and look to the west, north, south, and east, and see it with your own eyes, because you will not cross the Jordan. Deuteronomy 3:28 But command Joshua … Continue reading

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the pattern of the eternal relationship

Ephesians 5:29-33 (JDV) Ephesians 5:29 You see, no one ever hates his own flesh but provides and cares for it, like Christ does for the congregation, Ephesians 5:30 since we are members of his body. Ephesians 5:31 For this reason … Continue reading

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only yours for the time being

Ephesians 5:25-28 (JDV) Ephesians 5:25 Husbands, care about your wives, like Christ cared about the congregation and gave himself in her behalf Ephesians 5:26 to make her sacred, cleansing her with the washing of water by the word. Ephesians 5:27 … Continue reading

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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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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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