Tag Archives: discipline

God’s Grace; October 30, 2020


Romans 4:4-5 Now when a man works, his wages are not credited to him as a gift, but as an obligation. However, to the man who does not work but trusts God who justifies the wicked, his faith is credited … Continue reading

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Attitude; September 27, 2020


Psalm 86:11 Teach me your way, O Lord, and I will walk in your truth; give me an undivided heart, that I may fear your name. This prayer of David is one of the most fundamental in the whole Bible. … Continue reading

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The Fear of the Lord; September 23, 2020


Job 33:29-30 “God does all these things to a man– twice, even three times– to turn back his soul from the pit, that the light of life may shine on him.” Elihu is a very interesting character in Job, because … Continue reading

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Spiritual Therapy; September 8, 2020


Hebrews 12:12-13 Therefore, strengthen your feeble arms and weak knees. “Make level paths for your feet,” so that the lame may not be disabled, but rather healed. I have taught Medical English at Nagasaki Rehabilitation College for over 38 years … Continue reading

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Parenting; June 12, 2020


Proverbs 13:24 He who spares the rod hates his son, but he who loves him is careful to discipline him. This verse is heartily despised by many today, and we are seeing the results in society all around us. Physical … Continue reading

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Consequences; June 4, 2020


Psalms 41:1 Blessed is he who has regard for the weak; the Lord delivers him in times of trouble. When I started reading this Psalm I thought that David was patting himself on the back here, but then as I … Continue reading

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God’s Discipline; May 31, 2020


Job 5:17-18 Blessed is the man whom God corrects; so do not despise the discipline of the Almighty. For he wounds, but he also binds up; he injures, but his hands also heal. One thing that really complicates reading the … Continue reading

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Love; May 5, 2020


1 John 4:11-12 Dear friends, since God so loved us, we also ought to love one another. No one has ever seen God; but if we love one another, God lives in us and his love is made complete in … Continue reading

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True Salvation; November 20, 2019


Jeremiah 14:11 Then the Lord said to me, “Do not pray for the well-being of this people.” Jeremiah is the only person to whom the Lord says not to pray for His people, and He does it three times, here … Continue reading

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Life on Earth; November 19, 2019


Jeremiah 12:5 “If you have raced with men on foot and they have worn you out, how can you compete with horses? If you stumble in safe country, how will you manage in the thickets by the Jordan?” I have … Continue reading

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