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Confessing Christ; August 25, 2020


John 12:42-43 Yet at the same time many even among the leaders believed in him. But because of the Pharisees they would not confess their faith for fear they would be put out of the synagogue; for they loved praise … Continue reading

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Motivation; April 15, 2020


John 20:31 But these are written that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that by believing you may have life in his name. John, writing several years after the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, … Continue reading

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August 12, 2016


Psalm 145:1 I will exalt you, my God the King; I will praise your name for ever and ever. Prayer and praise have an important point in common: they are both addressed to God. It might seem counter-intuitive, but we … Continue reading

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February 9, 2015


Isaiah 58:9 Then you will call, and the Lord will answer; you will cry for help, and he will say: Here am I. Many people complain that God is distant, that He never answers them. They need to read this … Continue reading

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December 6, 2013


Isaiah 40:1-2 Comfort, comfort my people, says your God. Speak tenderly to Jerusalem, and proclaim to her that her hard service has been completed, that her sin has been paid for, that she has received from the LORD’s hand double … Continue reading

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May 11, 2012


John 11:5-6 Jesus loved Martha and her sister and Lazarus. Yet when he heard that Lazarus was sick, he stayed where he was two more days. The Japanese here carries the specific feeling that it was because of, not in … Continue reading

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