Tag Archives: assurance

Redemption; August 18, 2022


Psalm 31:5 Into your hands I commit my spirit; redeem me, O Lord, the God of truth. The first half of this is famous as one of the last things Jesus spoke from the cross, (Luke 23:46) but where the … Continue reading

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Living Hope; July 6, 2022


1 Peter 1:3-4 Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, and into … Continue reading

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The Hope of Eternity; June 19, 2022


1 Thessalonians 4:13 Brothers, we do not want you to be ignorant about those who fall asleep, or to grieve like the rest of men, who have no hope. The difference between the funeral of a believer in Christ and … Continue reading

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The Work of a Minister; June 16, 2022


Colossians 1:28-29 We proclaim him, admonishing and teaching everyone with all wisdom, so that we may present everyone perfect in Christ. To this end I labor, struggling with all his energy, which so powerfully works in me. This is a … Continue reading

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Resurrection; May 31, 2022


1 Corinthians 15:19 If only for this life we have hope in Christ, we are to be pitied more than all men. This one verse pretty well wipes out the Prosperity Gospel nonsense. It’s not that we don’t have blessings … Continue reading

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Living Like Jesus; May 27, 2022


Romans 12:21 Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good. The 13 verses from 9-21 are an extremely concentrated, extremely down-to-earth guide to living as a Christian, and this verse essentially sums it all up. You could … Continue reading

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Depending on God Alone; May 3, 2022


Jeremiah 17:14 Heal me, O Lord, and I will be healed; save me and I will be saved, for you are the one I praise. From verse five on, this passage is one powerful verse after another. I have long … Continue reading

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Time; March 9, 2022


Job 14:14 If a man dies, will he live again? All the days of my hard service I will wait for my renewal to come. Reading the English, I saw that there was a footnote on “renewal” that said it … Continue reading

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God’s Faithfulness; February 15, 2022


1 Thessalonians 5:23-24 May God himself, the God of peace, sanctify you through and through. May your whole spirit, soul and body be kept blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. The one who calls you is faithful … Continue reading

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Response to Suffering; February 12, 2022


1 Thessalonians 1:6 You became imitators of us and of the Lord; in spite of severe suffering, you welcomed the message with the joy given by the Holy Spirit. The Japanese and the NIV reverse the order of the elements … Continue reading

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