Some things are in our control and others not.

Things in our control are opinion, pursuit, desire, aversion, and, in a word, whatever are our own actions. The things in our control are by nature free, unrestrained, unhindered; but those not in our control are weak, slavish, restrained, and most importantly belong to others. Now things that are not in our control are:  our body, despite your … Continue reading Some things are in our control and others not.

Romans on Fearfulness 8:38

8 For I have every confidence that nothing—not death, life, heavenly messengers, dark spirits, the present, the future, spiritual powers, 39 height, depth, nor any created thing—can come between us and the love of God revealed in the Anointed One, Jesus our Lord.      --Romans 8:38-39 The Voice Saint Paul makes this  list of things that  … Continue reading Romans on Fearfulness 8:38

Paschal Monday

After the sabbath, toward the dawn of the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to see the sepulcher. And behold, there was a great earthquake; for an angel of the Lord descended from heaven and came and rolled back the stone, and sat upon it. His appearance was like … Continue reading Paschal Monday

A word to the wise from Judges

16-17 But then God raised up judges who saved them from their plunderers. Still they wouldn't listen to them instead prostituting themselves to other gods— by worshiping them! They lost no time leaving the straight and narrow road of  their parents that obedience to God commands but refused to have anything to do with it. … Continue reading A word to the wise from Judges

Achsah, darling-gdd of Reumah

12 Caleb said, “I will give my daughter Achsah as a wife to the one who fights against Kiriath-sepher and takes it.” 13 Othniel the son of Kenaz, Caleb’s younger brother, took the city. So Caleb gave him his daughter Achsah for a wife. 14 When she came to Othniel, she talked him into asking … Continue reading Achsah, darling-gdd of Reumah

Joshua 24:xxix Joshua falls asleep

29 And it came to pass after these things, that Joshua the son of Nun, the servant of the Lord, died, being an hundred and ten years old. 30 And they buried him in the border of his inheritance in Timnath Serah, which is in mount Ephraim, on the north side of the hill of … Continue reading Joshua 24:xxix Joshua falls asleep

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…