Category Archives: traditions

cultural straitjacket

Acts 21:1-14 (JDV) cultural straitjacket Acts 21:1 After we had withdrawn from them, we set sail straight for Cos, the next day to Rhodes, and from there to Patara. Acts 21:2 Finding a ship crossing over to Phoenicia, we boarded … Continue reading

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read this instruction aloud

read this instruction aloud Deuteronomy 31:9-13 (JDV) Deuteronomy 31:9 Moses wrote down this instruction and he gave it to the priests, sons of Levi, who carried the ark of Yahveh’s covenant, and to all the elders of Israel. Deuteronomy 31:10 … Continue reading

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stand-alone gospel

Galatians 1:13-17 (JDV) Galatians 1:13 You see – you have heard about how I once behaved as a representative of Judaism: I intensely persecuted God’s congregation and tried to annihilate1 it. Galatians 1:14 I progressed in Judaism beyond many contemporaries … Continue reading

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not through human tradition

Galatians 1:11-12 (JDV) Galatians 1:11 You see – I want you to know, brothers and sisters, that the gospel announced by me is not of human origin Galatians 1:12 because I did not receive it from a human source and … Continue reading

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her questions

her questions Devotions from Jefferson Vann # 2387 John 4:7-15 Joh 4:7 A woman from Samaria came to take out water. “Give me something to drink,” Jesus said to her, Joh 4:8 because his disciples had gone away into town … Continue reading

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my lumberjack

devotional post # 2252 Numbers 2:22-24 Num 2:22 Then the tribe of Benjamin, the general from the sons of Benjamin being Abidan the son of Gideoni, Num 2:23 his company as mustered being 35,400. Num 2:24 All those mustered of … Continue reading

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allowing evil is not alright

WHAT NEEDS TO BE FIXED TODAY? Luke 6:6-11 Luk 6:6 On another Sabbath, Jesus entered the synagogue and was teaching. Now a man was there whose right hand was withered. Luk 6:7 The experts in the law and the Pharisees … Continue reading

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consecration, not cruelty

Leviticus 22:26-30 Lev 22:26 And Yahveh spoke to Moses, and this is what he said, Lev 22:27 “When an ox or sheep or goat is born, it will remain seven days with its mother, and from the eighth day on … Continue reading

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disgraceful for a wife to speak

1 Corinthians 14:33-35 1Co 14:33 Because God is not about imbalance, but he is about peace, as is demonstrated in all the assemblies of the holy ones. 1Co 14:34 Your wives need to remain silent in those assemblies, because they … Continue reading

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headship and heartache

1 Corinthians 11:1-3 1Co 11:1 Become imitators of me, like I seek to imitate Christ. 1Co 11:2 Now, I appreciate the fact that you have all remembered me and, are trying to hold to the traditions, in the same way … Continue reading

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