Tag Archives: integrity

Integrity; January 28, 2021


Proverbs 10:9 The man of integrity walks securely, but he who takes crooked paths will be found out. This verse seems singularly appropriate right now. There’s nothing wrong with the English translation, but the Japanese here gives fresh insight: “The … Continue reading

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Evangelism; August 31, 2020


Acts 8:4 Those who had been scattered preached the word wherever they went. This verse first struck me a long time ago. This was the response to significant, organized persecution in Jerusalem, energized by Saul of Tarsus, as it explains … Continue reading

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Focus; June 5, 2020


Psalm 73:1-3 Surely God is good to Israel, to those who are pure in heart. But as for me, my feet had almost slipped; I had nearly lost my foothold. For I envied the arrogant when I saw the prosperity … Continue reading

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James the Brother of Jesus; April 27, 2020


James 4:10 Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will lift you up. James is the opposite of politically correct, which is why his letter is so valuable. I think he learned that from his older Brother! Reading this letter … Continue reading

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Integrity; January 19, 2020


John 13:15-17 “I have set you an example that you should do as I have done for you. I tell you the truth, no servant is greater than his master, nor is a messenger greater than the one who sent … Continue reading

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Honesty; October 13, 2019


Proverbs 10:9 The man of integrity walks securely, but he who takes crooked paths will be found out. Several of the proverbs in this section spoke to me, but this one seems most fundamental. I realized a long time ago … Continue reading

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Attitude; November 7, 2018


Philippians 2:5 Your attitude should be the same as that of Christ Jesus. Several years ago WWJD (What Would Jesus Do) was all the rage, with bracelets and all sorts of things sporting those initials, all based on a book … Continue reading

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Tools; October 23, 2017


Psalm 44:6-8 I do not trust in my bow, my sword does not bring me victory; but you give us victory over our enemies, you put our adversaries to shame. In God we make our boast all day long, and … Continue reading

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May 14, 2015


Zechariah 7:9-10 “This is what the Lord Almighty says: ‘Administer true justice; show mercy and compassion to one another. Do not oppress the widow or the fatherless, the alien or the poor. In your hearts do not think evil of … Continue reading

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May 8, 2015


Hosea 6:6 For I desire mercy, not sacrifice, and acknowledgment of God rather than burnt offerings. Again and again and again in the Old Testament God tells us that heart attitude is far more important than religious forms. Then in … Continue reading

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