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Honesty; October 13, 2019


Proverbs 10:9 The man of integrity walks securely, but he who takes crooked paths will be found out. Several of the proverbs in this section spoke to me, but this one seems most fundamental. I realized a long time ago … Continue reading

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Deception; September 30, 2019


Psalm 138:6 Though the Lord is on high, he looks upon the lowly, but the proud he knows from afar. It just struck me, reading the Japanese for this verse, that the second half could be expressed, “He sees through … Continue reading

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Confession; July 29, 2019


Psalm 32:5 Then I acknowledged my sin to you and did not cover up my iniquity. I said, “I will confess my transgressions to the Lord”— and you forgave the guilt of my sin. This Psalm has several dearly-loved passages … Continue reading

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Truth and Honesty; January 17, 2019


Revelation 20:12 And I saw the dead, great and small, standing before the throne, and books were opened. Another book was opened, which is the book of life. The dead were judged according to what they had done as recorded … Continue reading

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Honesty; May 23, 2018


Matthew 22:18 But Jesus, knowing their evil intent, said, “You hypocrites, why are you trying to trap me?” These passages were chosen on the basis of God giving or providing things, but here Jesus gives a very astute, politically incorrect … Continue reading

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Speaking God’s Words; May 7, 2018


Matthew 10:19-20 “But when they arrest you, do not worry about what to say or how to say it. At that time you will be given what to say, for it will not be you speaking, but the Spirit of … Continue reading

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Honesty; December 27, 2017


Luke 2:34-35 Then Simeon blessed them and said to Mary, his mother: “This child is destined to cause the falling and rising of many in Israel, and to be a sign that will be spoken against, so that the thoughts … Continue reading

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