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Death; September 7, 2021


John 11:25-26 Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in me will live, even though he dies; and whoever lives and believes in me will never die. Do you believe this?” I have … Continue reading

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Last Days; August 11, 2021


Matthew 24:12-13 “Because of the increase of wickedness, the love of most will grow cold, but he who stands firm to the end will be saved. People have been reading this chapter for 2000 years and responding either rightly or … Continue reading

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Faith; August 2, 2021


Habakkuk 3:18-19 yet I will rejoice in the Lord, I will be joyful in God my Savior. The Sovereign Lord is my strength; he makes my feet like the feet of a deer, he enables me to go on the … Continue reading

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The Fear of Death; April 14, 2021


Acts 2:25 “David said about him:“‘I saw the Lord always before me. Because he is at my right hand, I will not be shaken.’” I think it’s significant that David was given the privilege of prophesying about his most important … Continue reading

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Taking Up Your Cross; March 24, 2021


Matthew 16:24-25 Then Jesus said to his disciples, “If anyone would come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross and follow me. For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his … Continue reading

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Fear of Death; February 26, 2021


Matthew 6:27 “Who of you by worrying can add a single hour to his life ?” I was about to write on a different verse from today’s passage when this one hit me between the eyes. Nothing could be more … Continue reading

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Zombie Christians; November 24, 2020


Galatians 2:20 I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I live in the body, I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself … Continue reading

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Righteousness and Peace; November 2, 2020


Romans 5:20-21 The law was added so that the trespass might increase. But where sin increased, grace increased all the more, so that, just as sin reigned in death, so also grace might reign through righteousness to bring eternal life … Continue reading

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Difficulty; October 1, 2020


Psalm 116:10 I believed; therefore I said, “I am greatly afflicted.” I definitely prefer the Japanese translation of this verse, which the NIV gives as a footnote: “I believed even when I said, ‘I am greatly afflicted.’” Acknowledging difficulty doesn’t … Continue reading

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A Prophet; September 19. 2020


2 Kings 13:14 Now Elisha was suffering from the illness from which he died. Jehoash king of Israel went down to see him and wept over him. “My father! My father!” he cried. “The chariots and horsemen of Israel!” Two … Continue reading

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