Tag Archives: God’s grace

Paul’s Ministry; June 30, 2022


Titus 3:3-7 At one time we too were foolish, disobedient, deceived and enslaved by all kinds of passions and pleasures. We lived in malice and envy, being hated and hating one another. But when the kindness and love of God … Continue reading

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The Spirit of God; June 26, 2022


2 Timothy 1:7 For God did not give us a spirit of timidity, but a spirit of power, of love and of self-discipline. This morning I’m speaking once again on receiving God’s Holy Spirit, and here He has arranged that … Continue reading

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Ministerial Ethics; June 2, 2022


2 Corinthians 1:12 Now this is our boast: Our conscience testifies that we have conducted ourselves in the world, and especially in our relations with you, in the holiness and sincerity that are from God. We have done so not … Continue reading

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Death; April 28, 2022


Isaiah 57:1-2 The righteous perish, and no one ponders it in his heart; devout men are taken away, and no one understands that the righteous are taken away to be spared from evil. Those who walk uprightly enter into peace; … Continue reading

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God’s Timing; April 26, 2022


Isaiah 49:20 “The children born during your bereavement will yet say in your hearing, ‘This place is too small for us; give us more space to live in.’” We only see the surface of what’s going on. During the centuries … Continue reading

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Parenting; April 7, 2022


Proverbs 19:18 Discipline your son, for in that there is hope; do not be a willing party to his death. This verse really brings out the difficulties of Bible translation! The Japanese renders it as, “Discipline your child while there … Continue reading

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Lifespan; March 18, 2022


Psalm 39:4 Show me, O Lord, my life’s end and the number of my days; let me know how fleeting is my life. From reading his Psalms, I get the impression that David had several illnesses through the course of … Continue reading

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Guarantor; March 10, 2022


Job 17:3 “Give me, O God, the pledge you demand. Who else will put up security for me? I chose this verse to write on because I’ve long been convinced that God never asks anything of us that He doesn’t … Continue reading

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Depending on God; March 5, 2022


Job 6:13 “Do I have any power to help myself, now that success has been driven from me? Sometimes the kindest thing God can do for us is help us understand how utterly helpless we are without Him. Job’s redeeming … Continue reading

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The Book of Job; March 3, 2022


Job 4:6 “Should not your piety be your confidence and your blameless ways your hope?” I’ve never particularly cared for the Book of Job, largely because so much of it is made up of statements by Job’s friends, whom God … Continue reading

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