Tag Archives: America

Reputation; January 13, 2022


Acts 28:22 “But we want to hear what your views are, for we know that people everywhere are talking against this sect.” As I read this it struck me that Christians in America are beginning to taste this sort of … Continue reading

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Righteousness; January 25, 2021


Psalm 85:13 Righteousness goes before him and prepares the way for his steps. Yesterday in our service we sang a song by Noriko Sasaki based on Hosea 10:12 that I translated into English several years ago, and it has been … Continue reading

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Pride of Accomplishment; October 6, 2020


Isaiah 26:12 Lord, you establish peace for us; all that we have accomplished you have done for us. Isaiah was not only an anointed prophet, he was also an anointed poet. The first 13 verses of this chapter have so … Continue reading

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Fathers; July 10, 2020


Malachi 4:5-6 “See, I will send you the prophet Elijah before that great and dreadful day of the Lord comes. He will turn the hearts of the fathers to their children, and the hearts of the children to their fathers; … Continue reading

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Humility Before God; November 27, 2019


Daniel 9:4-5 I prayed to the Lord my God and confessed: “O Lord, the great and awesome God, who keeps his covenant of love with all who love him and obey his commands, we have sinned and done wrong. We … Continue reading

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God’s Salvation; August 30, 2019


Psalm 98:2-3 The Lord has made his salvation known and revealed his righteousness to the nations. He has remembered his love and his faithfulness to the house of Israel; This was obviously written about the nation of Israel, perhaps after … Continue reading

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National Salvation; August 14, 2017


2 Chronicles 7:14 “If my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then will I hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and will … Continue reading

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January 16, 2017


1 Timothy 2:1-2 I urge, then, first of all, that requests, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for everyone—for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness. This passage … Continue reading

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November 7, 2016


Acts 10:15 The voice spoke to him a second time, “Do not call anything impure that God has made clean.” This particular incident was God telling Peter that the door of salvation was open to the Gentiles, which was a … Continue reading

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October 2, 2016


Matthew 24:12-13 “Because of the increase of wickedness, the love of most will grow cold, but he who stands firm to the end will be saved.” Of all the “signs” listed in this chapter, this is the one that rings … Continue reading

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