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The Purpose of Trouble; November 25, 2019


Lamentations 3:31-33 For men are not cast off by the Lord forever. Though he brings grief, he will show compassion, so great is his unfailing love. For he does not willingly bring affliction or grief to the children of men. … Continue reading

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Parenting; October 15, 2019


Proverbs 13:24 He who spares the rod hates his son, but he who loves him is careful to discipline him. This is certainly a forgotten verse in much of society today! The 20th Century had lots of psychologists who insisted … Continue reading

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The Fear of the Lord; March 23, 2019


Acts 26:17-18 “‘I will rescue you from your own people and from the Gentiles. I am sending you to them to open their eyes and turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan to God, so … Continue reading

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Receiving and Acting on the Word; April 23, 2018


Zechariah 12:10 “And I will pour out on the house of David and the inhabitants of Jerusalem a spirit of grace and supplication. They will look on me, the one they have pierced, and they will mourn for him as … Continue reading

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Following God; February 11, 2018


Jeremiah 5:30-31 “A horrible and shocking thing has happened in the land: The prophets prophesy lies, the priests rule by their own authority, and my people love it this way. But what will you do in the end?” This passage … Continue reading

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Desires; January 9, 2018


Proverbs 11:23 The desire of the righteous ends only in good, but the hope of the wicked only in wrath. I find this verse very comforting at the moment, particularly as the NIV has interpreted it. The Japanese translation is … Continue reading

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Repentance; August 15, 2017


2 Chronicles 12:12 Because Rehoboam humbled himself, the Lord’s anger turned from him, and he was not totally destroyed. Indeed, there was some good in Judah. The Bible is certainly a story of multiple chances. It makes it clear that … Continue reading

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