Tag Archives: depending on God

Wisdom; April 20, 2022


Proverbs 26:12 Do you see a man wise in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for him. The Bible should always be read in context. This verse is the climax of a string of verses … 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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Preaching; March 26, 2022


Psalm 119:43 Do not snatch the word of truth from my mouth, for I have put my hope in your laws. This is the prayer of an honest preacher. Seminaries teach classes in preaching, and some people spend hours honing … Continue reading

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Believing Prayer; March 22, 2022


Psalm 62:5-6 Find rest, O my soul, in God alone; my hope comes from him. He alone is my rock and my salvation; he is my fortress, I will not be shaken. A major part of what made David pleasing … 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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Depending on God; March 5, 2022


Job 6:13 “Do I have any power to help myself, now that success has been driven from me? Sometimes the kindest thing God can do for us is help us understand how utterly helpless we are without Him. Job’s redeeming … Continue reading

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Leaders; December 29, 2021


Jeremiah 30:21 Their leader will be one of their own; their ruler will arise from among them. I will bring him near and he will come close to me, for who is he who will devote himself to be close … Continue reading

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Power; December 20, 2021


Psalm 147:10-11 His pleasure is not in the strength of the horse, nor his delight in the legs of a man; the Lord delights in those who fear him, who put their hope in his unfailing love. The Japanese here … Continue reading

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The Church; September 30, 2021


Acts 14:23 Paul and Barnabas appointed elders for them in each church and, with prayer and fasting, committed them to the Lord, in whom they had put their trust. This is very much in line with yesterday’s passage. This is … Continue reading

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Greater Things; September 8, 2021


John 14:12 “I tell you the truth, anyone who has faith in me will do what I have been doing. He will do even greater things than these, because I am going to the Father.” The Upper Room Discourse (John … Continue reading

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