Most Powerful Prayers #8: Strengthened by Grace

Philippians 4:23  May you all continue the journey with your spirits strengthened by the grace of the Lord Jesus, the Anointed One. [Amen.] The Voice The Voice uses the "Yahweh" and "Messiah" as terms for God and Jesus, respectively.  They do this because they feel it is more in tune with the original languages (Hebrew and … Continue reading Most Powerful Prayers #8: Strengthened by Grace

Confusion among Bibles: the Best of the Rest

  This set are bibles that are idiosyncratic i.e. they have odd licensing agreements or tend to have unusual translations.  Whatever their reason, they are not very popular but are worth considering. The World English Bible is actually an update to the 1901  American Standard version.  It also has footnotes to explain some of its … Continue reading Confusion among Bibles: the Best of the Rest

Judges vi: Pleading for mercy

Israelites hid in the caves in the mountains with little to eat as the Midianites destroyed their herds (camels not cows, remembering this is the desert), flocks (sheep) and crops, and  they cried to the Lord Jehovah and asked for deliverance and mercy. Times are so bad that even when processing the wheat, one has … Continue reading Judges vi: Pleading for mercy

Joshua 23:15 T…

Joshua 23:15 The Voice (VOICE) 15 But in the same way the Eternal One, your True God, has fulfilled all these blessings, you can be sure that if you turn away from Him, He will fulfill the curses until the Eternal has obliterated you from this good land He gave you.The Voice, Joshua 23:15The Voice … Continue reading Joshua 23:15 T…

Deuteronomy 33. 1 The Voice

--notes from the Voice. 33 Before he died, Moses, the man of God, blessed the people of Israel with this blessing. The Lord has “called Israel His own” in the way that cities and territories in the ancient world are named after those who have explored, settled, or conquered them. It is understood that the … Continue reading Deuteronomy 33. 1 The Voice