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July 2018

DAILY DEVOTIONAL Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Treat Others Fairly Proverbs 3:27-28 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) Do Good to Others 27 Do not withhold good from its owners,[1] when it is in your power to do it. 28 Do not say to your neighbor, “Go, and come again,... Continue Reading →

Genesis 1:26 BDC: Who are the “us” and “our” of this verse?

Genesis 1:26-27 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 26 And God went on to say, “Let us make man in our image, after our likeness. And let them have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over the... Continue Reading →

DAILY DEVOTIONAL Monday, July 30, 2018

God Will Be Your Confidence Proverbs 3:25-26 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 25 Do not be afraid of sudden panic[1] or the storm of the wicked, when it comes, 26 for Jehovah will be your confidence and will keep your foot from being caught. In... Continue Reading →


Authored by Edward D. Andrews Before beginning this commentary, it is highly recommended that you read the DIGGING DEEPER chapters at the end,* as they will enable the reader to understand better what lies ahead. If you do not, some comments... Continue Reading →

DAILY DEVOTIONAL Sunday, July 29, 2018

The Wise Person Who Possesses God's Attributes Proverbs 3:24 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 24 If you lie down, you will not be afraid; when you lie down, your sleep will be sweet. If you lie down: The Hebrew verb (šā·ḵǎḇ) rendered... Continue Reading →

Genesis 1:16 BDC: Was light created or made, and was it on the first day or the fourth?

Genesis 1:3, 5 American Standard Version (ASV) 3And God said, Let there be light: and there was light. 5And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And there was evening and there was morning, one day.... Continue Reading →

Genesis 1:10 BDC: Is the Hebrew word for “earth” the same here as is used at Genesis 1:1, and do they mean the same thing?

The Hebrew word is erets in both verse 1 and verse 10. Erets refers to (1) earth, as contrasted to the heavens (Gen 1:1); (2) or more restricted to all the dry land of the earth (1:10); (3) or restricted... Continue Reading →

Exodus 4:21 BDC: Did God Harden Pharaoh’s Heart?

Exodus 4:21 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 21 Jehovah said to Moses, “When you go and return to Egypt see that you perform before Pharaoh all the wonders which I have put in your hand; but I will harden his heart so... Continue Reading →

DAILY DEVOTIONAL Saturday, July 28, 2018

No Longer Walk as the Unbelievers Walk Proverbs 3:23 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 23 Then you will walk on your way securely, and your foot will not stumble.[1] Then you will walk on your way securely: The Hebrew adverb then... Continue Reading →

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