Monthly Archives: April 2022

Death; April 28, 2022


Isaiah 57:1-2 The righteous perish, and no one ponders it in his heart; devout men are taken away, and no one understands that the righteous are taken away to be spared from evil. Those who walk uprightly enter into peace; … Continue reading

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Seeking God; April 27, 2022


Isaiah 51:1, 7 “Listen to me, you who pursue righteousness and who seek the Lord: Hear me, you who know what is right, you people who have my law in your hearts:” This chapter is addressed to God’s faithful people, … Continue reading

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God’s Timing; April 26, 2022


Isaiah 49:20 “The children born during your bereavement will yet say in your hearing, ‘This place is too small for us; give us more space to live in.’” We only see the surface of what’s going on. During the centuries … Continue reading

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Japan; April 25, 2022


Isaiah 42:4 “In his law the islands will put their hope.” One of the many reasons Isaiah is my favorite book of the Old Testament is its many references to islands. Being born, raised, and called to minister in Japan, … Continue reading

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Knowing God; April 24, 2022


Isaiah 40:28 Do you not know? Have you not heard? The Lord is the everlasting God, the Creator of the ends of the earth. He will not grow tired or weary, and his understanding no one can fathom. The verses … Continue reading

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Suffering; April 23, 2022


Isaiah 38:16-17 Lord, by such things men live; and my spirit finds life in them too. You restored me to health and let me live. Surely it was for my benefit that I suffered such anguish. Once again differences in … Continue reading

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Life; April 22, 2022


Ecclesiastes 9:4 Anyone who is among the living has hope –even a live dog is better off than a dead lion! Solomon’s cynicism really bothers me at times. He is to me one of the most tragic figures in the … Continue reading

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The Fear of Man; April 21, 2022


Proverbs 29:25 Fear of man will prove to be a snare, but whoever trusts in the Lord is kept safe. This is a timeless truth indeed. Verses 10 and 27 in this chapter mention how people who aren’t submitted to … Continue reading

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Wisdom; April 20, 2022


Proverbs 26:12 Do you see a man wise in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for him. The Bible should always be read in context. This verse is the climax of a string of verses … Continue reading

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The Work of Christ; April 19, 2022


Acts 1:1-2 In my former book, Theophilus, I wrote about all that Jesus began to do and to teach until the day he was taken up to heaven, after giving instructions through the Holy Spirit to the apostles he had … Continue reading

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