Tag Archives: discouragement

Sanctuary; July 22, 2019


Psalm 11:3 “When the foundations are being destroyed, what can the righteous do?” Two things strike me about this verse. One is a sharp difference in translation between the English and the Japanese here. Where English translations are pretty thoroughly … Continue reading

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Letting God be God; April 17, 2019


1 Corinthians 15:58 Therefore, my dear brothers, stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain. After a full chapter … Continue reading

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Confidence; December 11, 2018


Hebrews 10:35-36 (So do not throw away your confidence; it will be richly rewarded. You need to persevere so that when you have done the will of God, you will receive what he has promised. “Accuser” is the devil’s name, … Continue reading

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September 2, 2015


Acts 27:20 When neither sun nor stars appeared for many days and the storm continued raging, we finally gave up all hope of being saved. We are creatures of the moment, and when undesirable circumstances continue we are entirely liable … Continue reading

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