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not cautious enough

not cautious enough Jeremiah 40:13-16 (JDV) Jeremiah 40:13 Johanan son of Kareah and all the commanders of the armies in the countryside came to Gedaliah at Mizpah Jeremiah 40:14 and warned him, “You certainly know that Baalis, king of the … Continue reading

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trusting the judges

  trusting the judges Deuteronomy 17:8 -11 (JDV) Deuteronomy 17:8 “If a judgment is too extraordinary1 for you – concerning bloodshed, lawsuits, or assaults – cases disputed at your city gates, then go up to the place Yahveh your God … Continue reading

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judgment balance

  Deuteronomy 14-17 (JDV) Deuteronomy 1:14 “You answered1 me, ‘What you propose to do is good.’ Deuteronomy 1:15 “So I took the leaders of your tribes, wise and respected men, and set them over you as leaders: commanders for thousands, … Continue reading

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not enough chiefs

  Deuteronomy 1:9-13 (JDV) Deuteronomy 1:9 “I spoke to you at that time, and this is what I said: I can’t bear the responsibility for you on my own. Deuteronomy 1:10 Yahveh your God has so multiplied you that notice1 … Continue reading

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horse sense

  Psalm 33:16-19 Psalm 33:16 A king is not saved by a large army; a warrior will not be rescued by great strength. Psalm 33:17 The horse is a false hope for safety; it provides no escape by its great … Continue reading

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he wants to show us the road

  Psalm 32:8-9 Psalm 32:8 I will give you insight and show you the road to go on; with my eye on you, I will consult with you. Psalm 32:9 Do not be like a horse or mule, without perception, … Continue reading

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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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