Category Archives: suffering

when it’s all a wash

when it’s all a wash Psalm 46:1-3 (JDV) Psalm 46:1 God is our refuge and strength, a helper who is always found in times of trouble. Psalm 46:2 Therefore we will not be afraid, even if the land trembles and … Continue reading

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why and where

why and where Psalm 42:9-10 (JDV) Psalm 42:9 I will say to God, my rock, “Why have you forgotten me? Why must I walk around in darkness because of the enemy’s oppression?” Psalm 42:10 My rivals [1] taunt me, as … Continue reading

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three way gain

three way gain Philippians 1:19 You see, I know this will lead to my rescue through your prayers and help from the Breath of Jesus Christ. Philippians 1:20 My eager expectation and hope is that I will not be dishonored … Continue reading

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mercenaries in Egypt

mercenaries in Egypt Jeremiah 46:1-28 (JDV) Jeremiah 46:1 This is the word of Yahveh that came to the prophet Jeremiah about the nations: Jeremiah 46:2 About Egypt and the army of Pharaoh Neco, Egypt’s king, which was defeated at Carchemish … Continue reading

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dangerous times

dangerous times Jeremiah 41:1-18 (JDV) Jeremiah 41:1 It happened in the seventh month: Ishmael son of Nethaniah, son of Elishama, of the royal family and one of the king’s chief officers, came with ten men to Gedaliah son of Ahikam … Continue reading

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a harvest in an uncertain time

a harvest in an uncertain time Jeremiah 40:7-12 (JDV) Jeremiah 40:7 All the commanders of the armies that were in the countryside – they and their men – heard that the king of Babylon had appointed Gedaliah son of Ahikam … Continue reading

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it all works out

it all works out Jeremiah 32:36-44 (JDV) Jeremiah 32:36 “Now therefore, this is what Yahveh, the God of Israel, says to this city about which you said, ‘It has been handed over to Babylon’s king through sword, famine, and plague’:Jeremiah … Continue reading

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aggravations

aggravations Acts 16:16-40 (JDV) Acts 16:16 Once, as we were on our way to prayer, a slave girl met us who had a breath by which she predicted the future. She made a large profit for her owners by fortune-telling. … Continue reading

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tears into prayers

tears into prayers Acts 12:1-5 (JDV) Acts 12:1 About that period King Herod forced abusive hands on some who belonged to the congregation, Acts 12:2 and he took James out, John’s brother, using a sword. Acts 12:3 When he saw … Continue reading

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prosperous instead of predators

prosperous instead of predators Deuteronomy 28:53-58 (JDV) Deuteronomy 28:53 “You will eat your offspring, the meat of your sons and daughters Yahveh your God has given you during the siege and hardship your enemy imposes on you. Deuteronomy 28:54 The … Continue reading

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