We claim to have fellowship with him

Can a corrupt throne be allied with you—a throne that brings on misery by its decrees? … For what do righteousness and wickedness have in common? Or what fellowship can light have with darkness? Continue reading

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I will proclaim the name of the LORD (Jehovah)

Oh, praise the greatness of our God (Elohim)! … I will call on the name of the LORD (Jehovah)—he is God. … May the name of the LORD be praised. Continue reading

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Our offenses are many in your sight and our sins testify against us

Our offenses are ever with us, and we acknowledge our iniquities. … For I know my transgressions, and my sin is always before me. Against you, you only, have I sin-ned and done what is evil in your sight; so you are right in your verdict and justified when you judge. Continue reading

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The LORD, the King (Ha-Melech Jehovah)

The Lord is King for ever and ever (Jehovah Melech Olam). … The LORD is my fortress (Jehovah Metsudhathi). … The LORD, my strength and my fortress (Jehovah Mauzzi). … The LORD; he is their stronghold in time of trouble (Jehovah Mauzzam). … The LORD is my deliverer (Jehovah Mephalti). Continue reading

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If we confess our sins he is faithful and just and will forgive us

Hear the supplications of your servant and of your people Israel when they pray toward this place. Hear from heaven, your dwelling place; and when you hear, forgive. … Cleanse me with hyssop, and I will be clean; wash me, and I will be whiter than snow. … Wash away all my iniquity and cleanse me from my sin. Continue reading

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Shall I … bow down before the exalted God (El Marom)?

The LORD, the Creator of the ends of the earth  (El-Olam). … For this God is our God for ever and ever (Elohenu Olam). … God Almighty (Elohim Tsebaoth). Continue reading

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The Son of Man (came) to serve and to give his life as a ransom for many

The blood of goats and bulls and the ashes of a heifer sprinkled on those who are ceremonially unclean sanctify them so that they are outwardly clean. How much more, then, will the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered himself unblemished to God, cleanse our consciences from acts that lead to death, so that we may serve the living God! Continue reading

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You shall not misuse the name of the LORD your God

For the LORD will not hold anyone guiltless who misuses his name. Continue reading

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Then Jesus was led by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil

During the days of Jesus’ life on earth, he offered up prayers and petitions with fervent cries and tears to the one who could save him from death, and he was heard because of his reverent submission. Son though he was, he learned obedience from what he suffered. … For we do not have a high priest who is unable to empathize with our weaknesses, but we have one who has been tempted in every way, just as we are—yet he did not sin. … Because he himself suffered when he was tempted, he is able to help those who are being tempted. Continue reading

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In the beginning God (Elohim)

The LORD (Jehovah) God made the earth and the heavens. … Sovereign Lord (Adonai). Continue reading

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