Tag Archives: equality

Equality in Christ; January 28, 2023


2 Corinthians 1:21-22 Now it is God who makes both us and you stand firm in Christ. He anointed us, set His seal of ownership on us, and put His Spirit in our hearts as a deposit, guaranteeing what is … Continue reading

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Applying the Word; November 24, 2022


Matthew 13:12 “Whoever has will be given more, and he will have an abundance. Whoever does not have, even what he has will be taken from him.” Many people down through the centuries have thought, “That’s not fair!” However, it … Continue reading

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Evangelism; November 18, 2022


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 we have God stating that He cares about the … Continue reading

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Relationships; January 18, 2022


Romans 14:7-8 For none of us lives to himself alone and none of us dies to himself alone. If we live, we live to the Lord; and if we die, we die to the Lord. So, whether we live or … Continue reading

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Marriage; November 6, 2021


1 Peter 3:7 Husbands, in the same way be considerate as you live with your wives, and treat them with respect as the weaker partner and as heirs with you of the gracious gift of life, so that nothing will … Continue reading

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Bold Evangelism; October 4, 2021


Acts 26:29 Paul replied, “Short time or long–I pray God that not only you but all who are listening to me today may become what I am, except for these chains.” As we read on September 23rd, when Paul – … Continue reading

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God’s Revelation; February 21, 2021


Joel 2:28-29 “And afterward, I will pour out my Spirit on all people. Your sons and daughters will prophesy, your old men will dream dreams, your young men will see visions. Even on my servants, both men and women, I … Continue reading

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Accountability; February 2, 2021


Proverbs 22:2 Rich and poor have this in common: The Lord is the Maker of them all. There are differences between the Japanese and the English in the first half of this verse, but the second half is in complete … Continue reading

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Fairness; January 19, 2021


Leviticus 25:17 “Do not take advantage of each other, but fear your God. I am the Lord your God.” In this chapter God instates a system that, if properly followed, would have resulted in incredible blessing, but which was actually … Continue reading

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Jealousy; October 23, 2020


Acts 13:45 When the Jews saw the crowds, they were filled with jealousy and talked abusively against what Paul was saying. The Japanese describes the actions of the Jews here a little more graphically than the NIV: “They cursed him … Continue reading

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