Author Archives: jgarrott

About jgarrott

Born and raised in Japan of missionary parents. Have been here as an adult missionary since 1981.

The Fear of Death; April 14, 2021


Acts 2:25 “David said about him:“‘I saw the Lord always before me. Because he is at my right hand, I will not be shaken.’” I think it’s significant that David was given the privilege of prophesying about his most important … Continue reading

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The Gift of Tongues; April 13, 2021


Acts 2:4 All of them were filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues as the Spirit enabled them. This was a watershed moment in human history, not to mention the history of the Church. (Actually, … Continue reading

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Siblings; April 12, 2021


Acts 1:14 They all joined together constantly in prayer, along with the women and Mary the mother of Jesus, and with his brothers. Thinking about it, this verse tells us a great deal. In the first place it tells us … Continue reading

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The Baptism in the Holy Spirit; April 11, 2021


Acts 1:4-5 On one occasion, while he was eating with them, he gave them this command: “Do not leave Jerusalem, but wait for the gift my Father promised, which you have heard me speak about. For John baptized with water, … Continue reading

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The Great Commission; April 10, 2021


Matthew 28:18-20 Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the … Continue reading

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Covetousness; April 9, 2021


John 21:22 Jesus answered, “If I want him to remain alive until I return, what is that to you? You must follow me.” We get so involved with what God is doing to or for or with other people! Our … Continue reading

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Recognizing Jesus; April 8, 2021


John 21:7 Then the disciple whom Jesus loved said to Peter, “It is the Lord!” As soon as Simon Peter heard him say, “It is the Lord,” he wrapped his outer garment around him (for he had taken it off) … Continue reading

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Fulfilling the Purposes of God; April 7, 2021


John 20:31 But these are written that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that by believing you may have life in his name. Here we have the motivation for John writing his Gospel, … Continue reading

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God’s Timing; April 6, 2021


Luke 24:49 “I am going to send you what my Father has promised; but stay in the city until you have been clothed with power from on high.” God’s plans and His promises are magnificent, but they are on His … Continue reading

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God’s Truth; April 5, 2021


Luke 24:25-27 He said to them, “How foolish you are, and how slow of heart to believe all that the prophets have spoken! Did not the Christ have to suffer these things and then enter his glory?” And beginning with … Continue reading

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