Tag Archives: cross-cultural ministry

Trusting the Bible; September 22, 2019


Psalm 119:138, 140 The statutes you have laid down are righteous; they are fully trustworthy. Your promises have been thoroughly tested, and your servant loves them. At this point the Bible has been around for literally thousands of years, whereas … Continue reading

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December 30, 2016


Luke 2:50-51 But they did not understand what he was saying to them. Then he went down to Nazareth with them and was obedient to them. It struck me as I read this just now that there were communication problems … Continue reading

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December 24, 2016


Luke 2:3 And everyone went to his own town to register. It has been interesting to me that this is something that Japanese understand much more easily than Americans. Japan has had a system of registration for hundreds of years, … Continue reading

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November 30, 2016


2 Corinthians 13:11 Finally, brothers, good-bye. Aim for perfection, listen to my appeal, be of one mind, live in peace. And the God of love and peace will be with you. The first thing that grabbed me about this verse … Continue reading

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November 18, 2013


Zephaniah 3:9 “Then will I purify the lips of the peoples, that all of them may call on the name of the LORD and serve him shoulder to shoulder.” Once again through yet another prophet we have the Lord proclaiming … Continue reading

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May 17, 2013


2 Timothy 3:16-17 All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the man of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work. This is naturally one (of many) of my … Continue reading

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April 22, 2013


Romans 6:19 I put this in human terms because you are weak in your natural selves. Paul was an experienced debater as well as evangelist. He knew how to tailor his message to fit his audience. He didn’t mince words … Continue reading

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