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Love; June 17, 2019


1 John 4:7 Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God. Reading from here through the end of the chapter, my overwhelming impression is that … Continue reading

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Love; November 22, 2017


Psalm 118:1 Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his love endures for ever. Most places in Psalms where the English says, “love,” the Japanese renders it as “grace/blessing.” Sometimes that comes across as real insight, because we … Continue reading

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May 19, 2016


Psalm 80:8 You brought a vine out of Egypt; you drove out the nations and planted it. Up to now I have largely overlooked this Psalm, and I dare say I have a lot of company in that. Previously, the … Continue reading

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February 19, 2016


1 John 4:7-8 Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God. Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love. This and … Continue reading

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February 15, 2016


For once I prefer the expression in the NIV to that in the Japanese! The idea of an outstanding debt really hits the nail on the head, but too often we don’t feel we “owe it” to people to love … Continue reading

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June 7, 2013


1 John 3:18 Dear children, let us not love with words or tongue but with actions and in truth. There are many places in the Bible where I am at a loss to say which verse speaks to me most, … Continue reading

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