Tag Archives: Bible translations

The Creator; November 22, 2022


Zechariah 10:1 Ask the Lord for rain in the springtime; it is the Lord who makes the storm clouds. He gives showers of rain to men, and plants of the field to everyone. There are various points in the Bible … 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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Sharing God’s Truth; June 20, 2022


1 Thessalonians 5:27 I charge you before the Lord to have this letter read to all the brothers. This is certainly a verse I’ve never written on before! As I was reading all the rich content in the rest of … Continue reading

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Assurance of Salvation; June 8, 2022


Ephesians 1:13-14 And you also were included in Christ when you heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation. Having believed, you were marked in him with a seal, the promised Holy Spirit, who is a deposit guaranteeing … Continue reading

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The Bible; April 29, 2022


Jeremiah 8:8 “‘How can you say, “We are wise, for we have the law of the Lord,” when actually the lying pen of the scribes has handled it falsely?’” Here we have a statement in the Bible that some of … Continue reading

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Focus; April 8, 2022


Proverbs 23:17-18 Do not let your heart envy sinners, but always be zealous for the fear of the Lord. There is surely a future hope for you, and your hope will not be cut off. Once again there is a … Continue reading

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Hope; April 6, 2022


Proverbs 13:12 Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a longing fulfilled is a tree of life. This well-known verse is obviously the reason this passage came up in this series on hope, but comparing the Japanese to the English … Continue reading

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Guarantor; March 10, 2022


Job 17:3 “Give me, O God, the pledge you demand. Who else will put up security for me? I chose this verse to write on because I’ve long been convinced that God never asks anything of us that He doesn’t … Continue reading

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God’s Word; December 18, 2021


Psalm 119:62 At midnight I rise to give you thanks for your righteous laws. When I first read through today’s passage I wondered where the reference was to thanks, so then I read it again more carefully and I recognized … Continue reading

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Church Music; December 16, 2021


Psalm 118:14 The Lord is my strength and my song; he has become my salvation. For once there is no variance whatsoever between the English and the Japanese, at least in the translations I have in front of me. Checking … Continue reading

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