Tag Archives: lies

Repentance; December 8, 2019


Joel 2:13 Rend your heart and not your garments. Return to the Lord your God, for he is gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and abounding in love, and he relents from sending calamity. This is a good counterpoint to … Continue reading

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The Purpose of Trouble; November 25, 2019


Lamentations 3:31-33 For men are not cast off by the Lord forever. Though he brings grief, he will show compassion, so great is his unfailing love. For he does not willingly bring affliction or grief to the children of men. … Continue reading

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Interpreting the Bible; November 18, 2019


Jeremiah 8:8 “How can you say, ‘We are wise, for we have the law of the Lord,’ when actually the lying pen of the scribes has handled it falsely?” Here’s an important verse for Bible translators and interpreters! The Japanese … Continue reading

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The Simple Life; October 30, 2019


Proverbs 29:6 An evil man is snared by his own sin, but a righteous one can sing and be glad. The longer I live, the more aware I am of the truth of this verse. When you live in honest, … Continue reading

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May 5, 2016


Psalm 4:2 How long, O men, will you turn my glory into shame? How long will you love delusions and seek false gods? I think God is saying this even today. In a footnote the NIV gives “lies” as an … Continue reading

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June 6, 2014


Proverbs 10:9 The man of integrity walks securely, but he who takes crooked paths will be found out. The Japanese translates the first part of this simply as, “The person who walks straight.” That’s a pretty good metaphor for a … Continue reading

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June 2, 2014


Proverbs 2:21-22 For the upright will live in the land, and the blameless will remain in it; but the wicked will be cut off from the land, and the unfaithful will be torn from it. It is very interesting to … Continue reading

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