Tag Archives: equality

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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Cross-Cultural Evangelism; August 24, 2019


Psalm 89:24 My faithful love will be with him, and through my name his horn will be exalted. As we saw yesterday, Ethan the Ezrahite is recounting the things that God had done and said in the past in order … Continue reading

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Differences; April 27, 2019


Galatians 3:28-29 There is neither Jew nor Greek, slave nor free, male nor female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus. If you belong to Christ, then you are Abraham’s seed, and heirs according to the promise. I quote … Continue reading

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Diversity and Unity; October 21, 2018


Galatians 3:28-29 There is neither Jew nor Greek, slave nor free, male nor female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus. If you belong to Christ, then you are Abraham’s seed, and heirs according to the promise. This is … Continue reading

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Equality; August 21, 2018


Acts 11:17-18 “So if God gave them the same gift as he gave us, who believed in the Lord Jesus Christ, who was I to think that I could oppose God?” When they heard this, they had no further objections … Continue reading

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