Tag Archives: honor

Joy; October 3, 2022


Psalm 149:4-5 For the Lord takes delight in his people; he crowns the humble with salvation. Let the saints rejoice in this honor and sing for joy on their beds. When the NIV says, “rejoice in this honor,” (the Japanese … Continue reading

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A Man of God; November 27, 2021


Nehemiah 12:24 And the leaders of the Levites were Hashabiah, Sherebiah, Jeshua son of Kadmiel, and their associates, who stood opposite them to give praise and thanksgiving, one section responding to the other, as prescribed by David the man of … Continue reading

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A Prophet; September 19. 2020


2 Kings 13:14 Now Elisha was suffering from the illness from which he died. Jehoash king of Israel went down to see him and wept over him. “My father! My father!” he cried. “The chariots and horsemen of Israel!” Two … Continue reading

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February 20, 2015


Matthew 23:8-10 “But you are not to be called ‘Rabbi’, for you have only one Master and you are all brothers. And do not call anyone on earth ‘father’, for you have one Father, and he is in heaven. Nor … Continue reading

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January 18, 2015


2 Chronicles 36:12 He did evil in the eyes of the Lord his God and did not humble himself before Jeremiah the prophet, who spoke the word of the Lord. To this point we have been reading about people humbling … Continue reading

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January 8, 2015


2 Samuel 6:21-22 David said to Michal, “It was before the Lord, who chose me rather than your father or anyone from his house when he appointed me ruler over the Lord’s people Israel—I will celebrate before the Lord. I … Continue reading

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June 18, 2014


Proverbs 15:33 The fear of the Lord teaches a man wisdom, and humility comes before honor. The Bible has many verses that connect wisdom with fearing the Lord, but this one implies a process. The Japanese renders the first half … Continue reading

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January 17, 2013


Proverbs 21:21 He who pursues righteousness and love finds life, prosperity and honor. Once again there are significant differences between the NIV and the Japanese. The Japanese reads, “He who pursues righteousness and integrity gains life, righteousness, and honor.” The … Continue reading

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