Tag Archives: love

Love; September 22, 2022


Psalm 107:43 Whoever is wise, let him heed these things and consider the great love of the Lord. Once again where the NIV says “love,” the Japanese says, “grace.” The Japanese term is also used for blessings in general, so … Continue reading

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Job’s Friends; August 3, 2022


Job 8:20-21 “Surely God does not reject a blameless man or strengthen the hands of evildoers. He will yet fill your mouth with laughter and your lips with shouts of joy.” The big problem with Job’s friends was that they … Continue reading

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The Christian Lifestyle; June 17, 2022


1 Thessalonians 1:3 We continually remember before our God and Father your work produced by faith, your labor prompted by love, and your endurance inspired by hope in our Lord Jesus Christ. I think I probably write on this verse … Continue reading

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Words in Love; May 30, 2022


1 Corinthians 13:1 If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. It is interesting that the Japanese translation of this verse uses the … Continue reading

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God’s Love; May 24, 2022


Romans 5:8 But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us. The depth, the magnificence of this chapter, indeed of the whole book of Romans, boggles the mind. It’s no … Continue reading

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JOY; March 24, 2022


Psalm 69:5-6 You know my folly, O God; my guilt is not hidden from you. May those who hope in you not be disgraced because of me, O Lord, the Lord Almighty; may those who seek you not be put … Continue reading

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Speaking Truth; March 4, 2022


Job 5:17-18 “Blessed is the man whom God corrects; so do not despise the discipline of the Almighty. For he wounds, but he also binds up; he injures, but his hands also heal. We are back to the paradox of … Continue reading

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Fear; February 21, 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. As with many other verses in the Bible, I can’t read this without singing it, at least … Continue reading

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Answered Prayer; February 16, 2022


2 Thessalonians 1:3 We ought always to thank God for you, brothers, and rightly so, because your faith is growing more and more, and the love every one of you has for each other is increasing. I forget who it … Continue reading

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Spiritual Maturity; February 5, 2022


Philippians 1:9-11 And this is my prayer: that your love may abound more and more in knowledge and depth of insight, so that you may be able to discern what is best and may be pure and blameless until the … Continue reading

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