Tag Archives: medicine

Health; June 1, 2020


Psalm 6:8-9 Away from me, all you who do evil, for the Lord has heard my weeping. The Lord has heard my cry for mercy; the Lord accepts my prayer. The first thing that strikes me here, comparing the Japanese … Continue reading

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Spiritual Health; May 30, 2020


2 Chronicles 30:18-20 Although most of the many people who came from Ephraim, Manasseh, Issachar and Zebulun had not purified themselves, yet they ate the Passover, contrary to what was written. But Hezekiah prayed for them, saying, “May the Lord, … Continue reading

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Death; April 11, 2020


John 19:30 When he had received the drink, Jesus said, “It is finished.” With that, he bowed his head and gave up his spirit. A great deal has been written and spoken about this verse, including by me, but the … Continue reading

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Giving God the Credit; July 9, 2019


Joshua 23:10-11 One of you routs a thousand, because the Lord your God fights for you, just as he promised. So be very careful to love the Lord your God. The NIV inserts the word, so, between these two verses, … Continue reading

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Works of Faith; April 26, 2019


Galatians 3:5 Does God give you his Spirit and work miracles among you because you observe the law, or because you believe what you heard? It really strikes me that the Galatians, for all their legalism, had still experienced the … Continue reading

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Lifespan; February 8, 2018


Isaiah 65:20 “Never again will there be in it an infant who lives but a few days, or an old man who does not live out his years; he who dies at a hundred will be thought a mere youth; … Continue reading

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Emotions and Health; January 10, 2018


Proverbs 15:30 A cheerful look brings joy to the heart, and good news gives health to the bones. There are various passages in the Bible that speak of how interconnected we are emotionally and physically. Speaking of an illness as … Continue reading

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June 25, 2016


Psalm 41:4 I said, “O Lord, have mercy on me; heal me, for I have sinned against you.” It could well be simply a quirk of the Hebrew language, but it strikes me that the Japanese sticks with the original … Continue reading

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