Tag Archives: being God’s instruments

Sanctuary; July 22, 2019


Psalm 11:3 “When the foundations are being destroyed, what can the righteous do?” Two things strike me about this verse. One is a sharp difference in translation between the English and the Japanese here. Where English translations are pretty thoroughly … Continue reading

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October 2, 2015


2 Thessalonians 2:16-17 May our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father, who loved us and by his grace gave us eternal encouragement and good hope, encourage your hearts and strengthen you in every good deed and word. This … Continue reading

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July 30, 2015


Proverbs 11:17-18 A kind man benefits himself, but a cruel man brings trouble on himself The wicked man earns deceptive wages, but he who sows righteousness reaps a sure reward. The simple fact of the matter is, being nice is … Continue reading

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November 26, 2013


Luke 10:16 “He who listens to you listens to me; he who rejects you rejects me; but he who rejects me rejects him who sent me.” This is a truly awe-inspiring verse, when you really think about it. Jesus actually … Continue reading

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April 21, 2013


Romans 6:13 Do not offer the parts of your body to sin, as instruments of wickedness, but rather offer yourselves to God, as those who have been brought from death to life; and offer the parts of your body to … Continue reading

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February 9, 2012


Daniel 4:25-27 “You will be driven away from people and will live with the wild animals; you will eat grass like cattle and be drenched with the dew of heaven. Seven times will pass by for you until you acknowledge … Continue reading

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