Monthly Archives: August 2012

August 20, 2012


2 Peter 3:14 So then, dear friends, since you are looking forward to this, make every effort to be found spotless, blameless and at peace with him. From a materialistic standpoint, this verse is absolutely astounding. Peter has just been … Continue reading

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August 19, 2012


2 Peter 3:9 The Lord is not slow in keeping his promise, as some understand slowness. He is patient with you, not wanting anyone to perish, but everyone to come to repentance. We have great difficulty grasping God’s time frame, … Continue reading

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August 18, 2012


2 Peter 1:3 His divine power has given us everything we need for life and godliness through our knowledge of him who called us by his own glory and goodness. In either English or Japanese this sentence gets pretty complicated, … Continue reading

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August 17, 2012


1 Peter 5:8-9 Be self-controlled and alert. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour. Resist him, standing firm in the faith, because you know that your brothers throughout the world are undergoing … Continue reading

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August 16, 2012


1 Peter 4:7 The end of all things is near. Therefore be clear minded and self-controlled so that you can pray. Verses 10 and 11 of this chapter are extremely important and helpful in understanding and applying spiritual gifts, and … Continue reading

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August 15, 2012


1 Peter 3:7 Husbands, in the same way be considerate as you live with your wives, and treat them with respect as the weaker partner and as heirs with you of the gracious gift of life, so that nothing will … Continue reading

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August 14, 2012 – bonus


1 Peter 2:24 He himself bore our sins in his body on the tree, so that we might die to sins and live for righteousness; by his wounds you have been healed. I was introduced to the last part of … Continue reading

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August 14, 2012


1 Peter 1:18-19 For you know that it was not with perishable things such as silver or gold that you were redeemed from the empty way of life handed down to you from your forefathers, but with the precious blood … Continue reading

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August 13, 2012


1 Peter 1:3 Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead. This verse … Continue reading

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August 12, 2012


James 5:16 Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous man is powerful and effective. People often fail to do either of the things commanded … Continue reading

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