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A Faithful Workman; June 27, 2022


2 Timothy 2:15 Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a workman who does not need to be ashamed and who correctly handles the word of truth. This verse is often quoted to young ministers, seeking … Continue reading

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Living for Jesus; June 5, 2022


2 Corinthians 5:15 And he died for all, that those who live should no longer live for themselves but for him who died for them and was raised again. This whole passage is so rich, with verse after verse that … Continue reading

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Ministers; May 29, 2022


1 Corinthians 9:16 Yet when I preach the gospel, I cannot boast, for I am compelled to preach. Woe to me if I do not preach the gospel! There are all sorts of motives for becoming a Christian minister. To … Continue reading

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Japan; April 25, 2022


Isaiah 42:4 “In his law the islands will put their hope.” One of the many reasons Isaiah is my favorite book of the Old Testament is its many references to islands. Being born, raised, and called to minister in Japan, … Continue reading

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Commitment; February 28, 2022


It is perhaps important to note that from here, the theme of the readings is Hope, changing from the previous theme of Gratitude. Ruth 1:16-17 But Ruth replied, “Don’t urge me to leave you or to turn back from you. … Continue reading

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The Lordship of Christ; February 27, 2022


Revelation 11:15 The seventh angel sounded his trumpet, and there were loud voices in heaven, which said:“The kingdom of the world has become the kingdom of our Lord and of his Christ, and he will reign for ever and ever.” … Continue reading

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Christian Living; February 9, 2022


Colossians 2:6-7 So then, just as you received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live in him, rooted and built up in him, strengthened in the faith as you were taught, and overflowing with thankfulness. Paul expands on this for … Continue reading

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Communion; January 22, 2022


1 Cor 10:16-17 Is not the cup of thanksgiving for which we give thanks a participation in the blood of Christ? And is not the bread that we break a participation in the body of Christ? Because there is one … Continue reading

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Commitment; January 4, 2022


Matt 14:14 When Jesus landed and saw a large crowd, he had compassion on them and healed their sick. Jesus’ level of dedication is shown by far more than what we call Passion Week. Here, He had just heard of … Continue reading

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Regulations; November 15, 2021


Leviticus 7:17 Any meat of the sacrifice left over till the third day must be burned up. To be honest, Leviticus is probably my least favorite book of the Bible, and I happen to know it was for my mother … Continue reading

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