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the bitter can be blessed

the bitter can be blessed Lamentations 3:10-18 (JDV) Lamentations 3:10 He is a bear waiting in ambush, a lion in hiding. Lamentations 3:11 He forced me off my way and tore me to pieces; he left me desolate. Lamentations 3:12 … Continue reading

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in the same way

1 Thessalonians 4:13-15 (JDV) 1 Thessalonians 4:13 We do not want you to be uninformed, brothers and sisters, concerning those who are asleep, so that you will not grieve like the rest, who have no hope1 Thessalonians 4:14 because if … Continue reading

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brotherly care in one direction

brotherly care in one direction 1 Thessalonians 4:9-12 (JDV) 1 Thessalonians 4:9 About brotherly caring: You don’t need me to write you because you yourselves are taught by God to care about one another. 1 Thessalonians 4:10 In fact, you … Continue reading

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jewels for our crowns

jewels for our crowns 1 Thessalonians 2:17-20 (JDV) 1 Thessalonians 2:17 But as for us, brothers, after we were forced to leave you for a seasonal hour (in person, not in heart), we greatly desired and made every effort to … Continue reading

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not only the gospel

not only the gospel 1 Thessalonians 2:8-9 (JDV) 1 Thessalonians 2:8 We cared so much for you that we were pleased to share with you not only the gospel of God but also our own lives, because you had become … Continue reading

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treated outrageously

treated outrageously 1 Thessalonians 2:1-2 (JDV) 1 Thessalonians 2:1 It follows that you yourselves know, brothers and sisters, that our visit with you was not without result. 1 Thessalonians 2:2 On the contrary, after we had previously suffered and were … Continue reading

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honoring his promise

honoring his promise Joshua 14:6-15 (JDV) Joshua 14:6 The descendants of Judah approached Joshua at Gilgal, and Caleb son of Jephunneh the Kenizzite said to him, “You know what Yahveh promised Moses the man of God at Kadesh-barnea about you … Continue reading

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her only hope

  her only hope Joshua 2:8-14 (JDV) Joshua 2:8 Before the men fell asleep, she went up on the roof Joshua 2:9 and said to them, “I know that Yahveh has given you this land and that the terror of … Continue reading

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Rahab’s biggest fear

Rahab’s biggest fear Joshua 2:2-7 (JDV) Joshua 2:2 The king of Jericho was told, “Notice, some of the Israelite men have come here tonight to investigate the land.” Joshua 2:3 Then the king of Jericho sent word to Rahab and … Continue reading

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our most capable

our most capable Joshua 1:12-15 (JDV) Joshua 1:12 Joshua said to the Reubenites, the Gadites, and half the tribe of Manasseh: Joshua 1:13 “Remember what Moses Yahveh’s servant commanded you when he said, ‘Yahveh your God will give you rest, … Continue reading

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