Category Archives: wisdom

ladies in the background

John. 11:17-22 17 That was why after Jesus arrived, he found him already having been in the tomb four days. 18 But Bethany was near Jerusalem (about fifteen stadia1 away). 19 Many of the Jews had come to Martha and … 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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what the donkey saw

what the donkey saw devotions from Jefferson Vann #2333 Numbers 22:22-33 Num 22:22 But God’s anger was kindled because he went, and the angel of Yahveh took his stand in the way as his adversary. Now he was riding on … Continue reading

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enough rope

enough rope devotions from Jefferson Vann # 2332 Numbers 22:14-21 Num 22:14 So the princes of Moab got up and went to Balak and said, “Balaam refuses to come with us.” Num 22:15 Once again Balak sent princes, more in … Continue reading

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bless or suppress?

bless or suppress? devotions by Jefferson Vann # 2331 Numbers 22:1-13 Num 22:1 Then the people of Israel set out and camped in the plains of Moab beyond the Jordan at Jericho. Num 22:2 And Balak the son of Zippor … Continue reading

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this strange thing

devotional post # 2301 Numbers 11:24-30 Num 11:24 So Moses went out and told the people the words of Yahveh. And he gathered seventy men of the elders of the people and positioned them around the tent. Num 11:25 Then … Continue reading

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the strong and the stupid

devotional post # 2209 2 Corinthians 11:19-21 2Co 11:19  Because you gladly put up with stupid people, although you are supposed to be wise.2Co 11:20  Because you put up with it if someone enslaves you, or devours you, or takes … Continue reading

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sometimes stupid

devotional post # 2208 2 Corinthians 11:16-18 2Co 11:16  I am talking again. No one should think I am stupid. But even if you do, accept me as a stupid person, so that I too may brag a little.2Co 11:17  … Continue reading

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the distance prescription

devotional post # 2153 2 Corinthians 2:1-4 2Co 2:1 Because I made up my mind not to make another sorrowful visit to you. 2Co 2:2 Because if I cause you sorrow, who is there to make me glad but the … Continue reading

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a dissolving world

1 Corinthians 7:29-31 1Co 7:29 But I am saying this, brothers: the time which is appointed to us has been shortened, so that the ones married to wives are as though they are unmarried, 1Co 7:30 and the ones weeping, … Continue reading

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