Category Archives: worldview

the wars he is ending

the wars he is ending Psalm 46:8-9 (JDV) Psalm 46:8 Come, really see the actions of Yahveh, who is “bringing devastation on the land.” Psalm 46:9 He makes wars cease throughout the land. He shatters bows and cuts spears to … Continue reading

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conflict in missions

conflict in missions Acts 21:15-25 (JDV) Acts 21:15 After this we got ready and went up to Jerusalem. Acts 21:16 Some of the disciples from Caesarea also went with us and brought us to Mnason of Cyprus, an early disciple, … Continue reading

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poisonous grapes

poisonous grapes Deuteronomy 32:32-35 (JDV) Deuteronomy 32:32 For their vine is from the vine of Sodom and from the fields of Gomorrah. Their grapes are poisonous; their clusters are bitter. Deuteronomy 32:33 Their wine is serpents’ venom, the deadly poison … Continue reading

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monotheon Deuteronomy 32:12-14 (JDV) Deuteronomy 32:12 Yahveh alone led him, with no help from a foreign god. Deuteronomy 32:13 He made him ride on the heights of the land and eat the produce of the field. He nourished him with … Continue reading

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selfish spiritism

selfish spiritism Deuteronomy 18:9-12 (JDV) Deuteronomy 18:9 “When you enter the land Yahveh your God is giving you, do not imitate the repulsive customs of those nations. Deuteronomy 18:10 No one among you is to sacrifice his son or daughter … Continue reading

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lies the world tells itself

Isaiah 47:1-15 1“Get down! Sit in the dirt, virgin daughter Babylon! Sit on the ground, not on your throne, O daughter of the Babylonians! because you will no longer be called delicate and sensitive. 2 Pick up millstones and grind … Continue reading

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no vacancy

Exodus 1:1-7 1 These are the names of the sons of Israel who came to Egypt with Jacob, each man with his family:        2 Reuben, Simeon, Levi, and Judah,                           3 Issachar, Zebulun, and Benjamin, 4 Dan and Naphtali, Gad and … Continue reading

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Pharaoh laid to rest

Ezekiel 32 The Egyptians had elaborate rituals and ceremonies, and built pyramids to equip and align (they thought) the bodies of their mighty ones just so that they could launch with pride into the next life.  Ezekiel tells the Pharaoh … Continue reading

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upside down worldviews

Isaiah 29:1-30:17 The people would not inquire of the LORD nor listen to his prophet. Their worldview was upside down. They were God’s creation, yet they regarded him as the thing created. Listen, secular humanists and Marxists! They were made … Continue reading

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God alone among the Gods

Psalm 86 This psalm seems to contradict itself, because it praises God for being unlike any of the other gods, and then states that the LORD alone is God.  The other gods are spirit beings who attempt to control the … Continue reading

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