Category Archives: violence

the nations who took his land

20221209 the nations who took his land Ezekiel 36:1-7 (JDV) Ezekiel 36:1 “And you, Son of Adam, prophesy to the mountains of Israel and say, ‘Mountains of Israel, hear the word of Yahveh.Ezekiel 36:2 This is what the Lord Yahveh … Continue reading

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chased by violence

20221207 chased by violence Ezekiel 35:1-9 (JDV) Ezekiel 35:1 The word of Yahveh happened to me. This is what it said:Ezekiel 35:2 “Son of Adam, point your face at Mount Seir and prophesy against it.Ezekiel 35:3 Say to it, ‘This … Continue reading

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she reared her cubs

20220915 she reared her cubs Ezekiel 19:1-9 (JDV) Ezekiel 19:1 “As for you, take up a dirge for the princes of Israel,Ezekiel 19:2 and say: What was your mother? A lioness! She lay down among the lions; she reared her … Continue reading

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he calms the clamor

he calms the clamor Psalm 74:12-23 (JDV) Psalm 74:12 God my King is from ancient times, performing acts of deliverance inside the land. Psalm 74:13 You divided the sea with your strength; you smashed the heads of the sea monsters … Continue reading

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a prayer of disruption

a prayer of disruption Psalm 55:9-11 (JDV) Psalm 55:9 Lord, confuse and confound their speech, because I see violence and strife in the city; Psalm 55:10 day and night they make the rounds on its walls. Crime and trouble are … Continue reading

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gun control 3

gun control 3 Psalm 44:9-16 (JDV) Psalm 44:9 You have even rejected and disgraced us; you do not march out with our armies. Psalm 44:10 You make us retreat from the adversary, and those who hate us have taken plunder … Continue reading

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gun control 2

gun control 2 Psalm 44:4-8 (JDV) Psalm 44:4 You are my King, my God, who appoints victories for Jacob. Psalm 44:5 Through you we drive back our adversaries; through your name we trample our enemies. Psalm 44:6 You see, I … Continue reading

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gun control 1

gun control 1 Psalm 44:1-3 (JDV) Psalm 44:1[1] God, we have heard with our ears – our fathers have told us – the work you accomplished in their days, in days long ago: Psalm 44:2 In order to plant them, … Continue reading

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first seek peace

first seek peace Deuteronomy 20:10-14 (JDV) Deuteronomy 20:10 “When you approach a city to fight against it, make an offer of peace. Deuteronomy 20:11 If it answers your offer of peace and opens its gates to you, all the people … Continue reading

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other peoples’ future

  Deuteronomy 2:22-23 (JDV) Deuteronomy 2:22 This was just as he had done for the descendants of Esau who lived in Seir, when he exterminated the Horites ahead of them; they took possession from them and have lived in their … Continue reading

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