Category Archives: vengeance

vengeance on his adversaries

vengeance on his adversaries Deuteronomy 32:40-43 (JDV) Deuteronomy 32:40 I raise my hand to the sky and declare: As surely as I live permanently, Deuteronomy 32:41 when I sharpen my flashing sword, and my hand takes hold of judgment, I … Continue reading

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handing over our hurts

handing over our hurts Deuteronomy 19:4 “Here is the instruction concerning a case of someone who kills a person and flees there to stay alive, having killed his neighbor accidentally without previously hating him: Deuteronomy 19:5 If, for example, he … Continue reading

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respect for life

  respect for life Deuteronomy 4:41-43 Deuteronomy 4:41 Then Moses separated1 three cities across the Jordan to the east. Deuteronomy 4:42 Someone could flee there who committed manslaughter, killing his neighbor accidentally without previously hating him. He could flee to … Continue reading

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the congregation will rescue

the congregation will rescue devotions from Jefferson Vann # 2367 Numbers 35:9-25 Num 35:9 And Yahveh spoke to Moses, and this is what he said, Num 35:10 “Speak to the people of Israel and say to them, When you cross … Continue reading

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reverse Robin Hoods

WHY WE CAN LOVE OUR ENEMIES Luke 6:27-31 Luk 6:27 “But I am telling you who are listening: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, Luk 6:28 bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat … Continue reading

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The servant, whom you have brought among us

Genesis 39:11-20 11 But one day, when he went into the house to do his work, while none of the men of the house was there in the house, 12 she caught him by his cloak, saying, “Lie with me.” … Continue reading

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anger management

Jonah 4 Jonah was a success at being a prophet, but a failure at controlling his own emotions.  The LORD provided a visual aid to remind Jonah that – to him, compassion is more important than justice.  Even those of … Continue reading

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Joseph: sent on a mission

Genesis 45.  Joseph’s revelation of himself before his brothers could definitely have gone another way.  He could have used the opportunity to inflict terror and vengeance upon them.  Instead, he shows godly consideration.  He removes all the bystanders so that … Continue reading

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first look at murder

Genesis 4.  Cain’s offering had disappointed God.  The reason was that God looked not at the offering, but at the heart of the offerer.  God warned Cain that he had a choice.  He could rule over his sinful heart, or … Continue reading

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