Tag Archives: God’s timing

Present-Tense Faith; October 10, 2017


Psalm 23:1 The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not be in want. Even this most familiar of all the Psalms deserves further meditation. There is a minor difference in tense between the Japanese and the English in this first … Continue reading

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Timing; August 23, 2017


2 Chronicles 29:36 Hezekiah and all the people rejoiced at what God had brought about for his people, because it was done so quickly. I’ve come to the conclusion that most of the reasons for God’s timing in doing things … Continue reading

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November 24, 2016


Romans 12:12 Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer. This section of Romans is loaded with pithy aphorisms as guides to life, much like the book of Proverbs. This particular verse is more compact and poetic in … Continue reading

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September 10, 2016


Jeremiah 42:7 Ten days later the word of the Lord came to Jeremiah. Yesterday’s reading showed that the king was a hypocrite, and today’s story shows that the people were right in step with their king. You have to read … Continue reading

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July 9, 2016


Psalm 79:9-10 Help us, O God our Savior, for the glory of your name; deliver us and forgive our sins for your name’s sake. Why should the nations say, “Where is their God?” This is another Psalm from after the … Continue reading

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January 10, 2015


1 Kings 11:38 If you do whatever I command you and walk in my ways and do what is right in my eyes by keeping my statutes and commands, as David my servant did, I will be with you. I … Continue reading

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August 26, 2014


Habakkuk 2:2-3 Then the Lord replied: “Write down the revelation and make it plain on tablets so that a herald may run with it. For the revelation awaits an appointed time; it speaks of the end and will not prove … Continue reading

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