Monthly Archives: May 2022

Entropy; May 25, 2022


Romans 8:20-21 For the creation was subjected to frustration, not by its own choice, but by the will of the one who subjected it, in hope that the creation itself will be liberated from its bondage to decay and brought … Continue reading

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God’s Love; May 24, 2022


Romans 5:8 But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us. The depth, the magnificence of this chapter, indeed of the whole book of Romans, boggles the mind. It’s no … Continue reading

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Active Faith; May 23, 2022


Romans 4:21 being fully persuaded that God had power to do what he had promised. This verse is a sentence fragment both in English and in Japanese, but I feel it contains a vital truth. Yesterday I spoke on Living … Continue reading

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Evangelism; May 22, 2022


Acts 28:24 Some were convinced by what he said, but others would not believe. What strikes me about this short verse is the difference between those who believed and those who didn’t believe Paul’s Gospel of the Kingdom. Their background … Continue reading

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Public Speaking; May 21, 2022


Acts 26:29 Paul replied, “Short time or long–I pray God that not only you but all who are listening to me today may become what I am, except for these chains.” This is the conclusion of an absolutely magnificent, beautifully … Continue reading

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Living Out Our Faith; May 20, 2022


Acts 24:16 “So I strive always to keep my conscience clear before God and man.” Luke’s very faithful record of what went on in this courtroom sounds like it could have happened yesterday. People haven’t changed! That’s why the Bible … Continue reading

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God’s Plans; May 19, 2022


Acts 23:11 The following night the Lord stood near Paul and said, “Take courage! As you have testified about me in Jerusalem, so you must also testify in Rome.” The following two years of imprisonment in Caesarea were doubtless not … Continue reading

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Invitation; May 18, 2022


Acts 2:38-39 Peter replied, “Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins. And you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. The promise is for you and … Continue reading

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Words; May 17, 2022


Acts 2:14 Then Peter stood up with the Eleven, raised his voice and addressed the crowd: “Fellow Jews and all of you who live in Jerusalem, let me explain this to you; listen carefully to what I say.” This was … Continue reading

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Pentecost; May 16, 2022


Acts 2:6, 11 When they heard this sound, a crowd came together in bewilderment, because each one heard them speaking in his own language. “We hear them declaring the wonders of God in our own tongues!” The miracle of Pentecost … Continue reading

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