Posts from June 2021

Posts from June 2021

Revelation

Revelation 1:17-18       NIV

June 30, 2021 – Wednesday                                                         Revelation 1:17-18       NIV 17 When I saw Him, I fell at His feet as though dead. Then He placed His right hand on me and said: “Do not be afraid. I am the First and the Last.  18 I am the Living One; I was dead, and now look, I am alive for ever and ever! And I hold the keys of death and Hades.” 1 John 4:18             NIV & TLV 18 There is no fear in love. But…
1 Chronicles

1 Chronicles 28:20       NIV

June 29, 2021 – Tuesday                                                              1 Chronicles 28:20       NIV 20 David also said to Solomon his son, “Be strong and courageous, and do the work. Do not be afraid or discouraged, for the Lord God, my God, is with you. He will not fail you or forsake you until all the work for the service of the temple of the Lord is finished. 1 Chronicles 28:20       NOG 20 David also told his son Solomon, “Be strong and courageous, and do the…
Mark

Mark 5:36       NIV

June 28, 2021 – Monday                                                               Mark 5:36       NIV 36 Overhearing what they said, Jesus told him, “Don’t be afraid; just believe.” Mark 5:36       CJB 36 Ignoring what they had said, Yeshua told the synagogue official, “Don’t be afraid, just keep trusting.” Comment  Sometimes having two versions really helps. As here we know the him Jesus is speaking to is the synagogue official per the Complete Jewish Bible (CJB).  But what was Jesus overheard and ignored? To make sense of that we…
1 Peter

1 Peter 3:14       NIV

June 25, 2021 – Friday                                                                  1 Peter 3:14       NIV 14 But even if you should suffer for what is right, you are blessed. “Do not fear their threats; do not be frightened.” 1 Peter 3:14       CJB 14 But even if you do suffer for being righteous, you are blessed! Moreover, don’t fear what they fear or be disturbed. Comment  The first thing to be aware of is that the last part of this verse comes from Isaiah…
Psalms

Psalm 56:3-4       NIV

June 24, 2021 – Thursday                                                             Psalm 56:3-4       NIV 3 When I am afraid, I put my trust in You. 4 In God, whose word I praise—in God I trust and am not afraid. What can mere mortals do to me? Psalm 56:3-4       NKJV 3 Whenever I am afraid, I will trust in You. 4 In God (I will praise His word), In God I have put my trust; I will not fear. What can flesh do to me? Comment  This…
Isaiah

Isaiah 35:4       NIV

June 23, 2021 – Wednesday                                                         Isaiah 35:4       NIV 4 Say to those with fearful hearts, “Be strong, do not fear; your God will come, He will come with vengeance; with divine retribution He will come to save you.” Isaiah 35:4       NOG 4 Tell those who are terrified, “Be brave; don’t be afraid. Your Elohim will come with vengeance, with divine revenge. He will come and rescue you.” Comment  This is God speaking though His prophet Isaiah with a particularly…
1 John

1 John 4:18       NIV

June 22, 2021 – Tuesday                                                              1 John 4:18       NIV 18 There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfect in love. 1 John 4:18       NET 18 There is no fear in love, but perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears punishment has not been perfected in love. 1 John 4:18    …
Matthew

Matthew 10:28       NIV

June 21, 2021 – Monday                                                               Matthew 10:28       NIV 28 Do not be afraid of those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. Rather, be afraid of the One who can destroy both soul and body in hell Comment  The above verse is from chapter ten of Matthew where Jesus is sending out His twelve disciples while giving (v1) them authority to drive out impure spirits and to heal every disease and sickness. Later in verse sixteen Jesus told His…
Philippians

Philippians 4:6-7       NIV

June 18, 2021 – Friday                                                                  Philippians 4:6-7       NIV 6 Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.  7 And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:6-7       NOG 6 Never worry about anything. But in every situation let God know what you need in prayers and requests while giving thanks.  7 Then God’s peace, which…
Psalms

Psalm 34:4       NIV

June 17, 2021 – Thursday                                                             Psalm 34:4       NIV 4 I sought the Lord, and He answered me; He delivered me from all my fears. Psalm 34:4       NOG 4 I went to Yahweh for help. He answered me and rescued me from all my fears. Comment  We are provided no context for this Psalm other than a statement that it is a Psalm of David’s and he wrote it of or for the time when he pretended to be insane before…
2 Timothy

2 Timothy 1:7       NIV

June 16, 2021 – Wednesday 2 Timothy 1:7       NIV 7 For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love and self-discipline. 2 Timothy 1:7       CJB 7 For God gave us a Spirit who produces not timidity, but power, love and self-discipline. Comment  The two versions above were chosen as they clearly point to the Holy Spirit (via the uppercase “S”). Others are correct when they read God did not give us a…
Psalms

Psalm 23:4      NIV

June 15, 2021 – Tuesday Psalm 23:4      NIV 4 Even though I walk through the darkest valley [Or the valley of the shadow of death], I will fear no evil, for You are with me; Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me. Comment  Today’s verse is from one of the best known Psalms, if not the best known. If you would like to review the whole Psalm go here. I chose verse four as it fits what I am looking for,…
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