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Death and Life; January 15, 2020


John 11:25-27 Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in me will live, even though he dies; and whoever lives and believes in me will never die. Do you believe this?” “Yes, Lord,” … Continue reading

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Abiding; January 12, 2020


John 8:31-32 To the Jews who had believed him, Jesus said, “If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples. Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” Verse 32 is widely quoted, … Continue reading

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Approval; January 11, 2020


John 5:44 “How can you believe since you accept glory from one another but do not seek the glory that comes from the only God?” Jesus is here talking to the religious leaders, and particularly to the Pharisees, whom today … Continue reading

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Hearing and Obeying; January 9, 2020


John 3:36 “Whoever believes in the Son has eternal life, but whoever rejects the Son will not see life, for God’s wrath remains on them.” Sometimes there are many differences in nuance between the English and Japanese translations of a … Continue reading

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Born Again; January 8, 2020


John 3:5-6 Jesus answered, “Very truly I tell you, no one can enter the kingdom of God unless they are born of water and the Spirit. Flesh gives birth to flesh, but the Spirit gives birth to spirit.” This whole … Continue reading

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Logic; January 7, 2020


Luke 20:38-39 “He is not the God of the dead, but of the living, for to him all are alive.” Some of the teachers of the law responded, “Well said, teacher!” I get several things from this. The first is … Continue reading

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Salvation by Faith; January 2, 2020


Luke 7:50 Jesus said to the woman, “Your faith has saved you; go in peace.” This is a very important little incident in Jesus’ ministry that often gets overlooked. Just as Jesus told the woman who touched the hem of … Continue reading

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