Category Archives: truth

trivial empty talk

20220615 trivial empty talk 2 Timothy 2:14-19 (JDV) 2 Timothy 2:14 Remind them of these things, and be seriously warning {διαμαρτύρομαι} them before God not to fight over words. This is useless and leads to catastrophe for those who listen.2 … Continue reading

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false evidence

false evidence 2 Thessalonians 2:9-12 (JDV) 2 Thessalonians 2:9 The coming of the lawless one is based on Satan’s achieving energy, with all kinds of false miracles, signs, and wonders, 2 Thessalonians 2:10 and with every wicked deception among those … Continue reading

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empty and misleading

empty and misleading Lamentations 2:13-14 (JDV) Lamentations 2:13 What can I say on your behalf? What can I compare you to, Daughter Jerusalem? What can I liken you to, so that I may console you, Virgin Daughter Zion? For your … Continue reading

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different, but still true

different, but still true Joshua 22:10-19 (JDV) Joshua 22:10 When they came to the region of the Jordan in the land of Canaan, the Reubenites, Gadites, and half the tribe of Manasseh built a large, impressive altar there by the … Continue reading

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someone else’s letter

someone else’s letter Colossians 4:7-18 (JDV) Colossians 4:7 Tychicus, our dearly cared about brother, faithful assistant, and fellow servant in the Lord, will tell you everything about me. Colossians 4:8 I have sent him to you for this very purpose, … Continue reading

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updating the promise

updating the promise Jeremiah 28:1-17 (JDV) Jeremiah 28:1 It happened in that year, at the first of the reign of King Zedekiah of Judah, in the fifth month of the fourth year, the prophet Hananiah son of Azzur from Gibeon … Continue reading

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burning words

burning words Jeremiah 20:7-18 (JDV) Jeremiah 20:7 You deceived me, Lord, and I was deceived. You seized me and prevailed. I am a laughingstock all the time; everyone ridicules me. Jeremiah 20:8 Because whenever I speak, I cry out, I … Continue reading

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after we weep

after we weep Jeremiah 9:3-16 (JDV) Jeremiah 9:3 They bent their tongue like their bow; lies and not faithfulness are strong in the land, because they go from evil to evil, and they do not take me into account. this … Continue reading

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unteaching

unteaching Acts 15:22-35 (JDV) Acts 15:22 Then the missionaries and the elders, with the whole congregation, decided to select men who were among them and to send them to Antioch with Paul and Barnabas: Judas, called Barsabbas, and Silas, both … Continue reading

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half truths

half truths Acts 6:8-15 (JDV) Acts 6:8 Now Stephen, full of favor and power, was performing great marvels and signs among the people. Acts 6:9 Opposition arose, however, from some members of the Synagogue of the Liberated, composed of both … Continue reading

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