Tag Archives: ministry

Stress; August 24, 2021


Luke 5:15-16 Yet the news about him spread all the more, so that crowds of people came to hear him and to be healed of their sicknesses. But Jesus often withdrew to lonely places and prayed. Jesus was active in … Continue reading

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Deliverance Ministry; August 16, 2021


Mark 9:28-29 After Jesus had gone indoors, his disciples asked him privately, “Why couldn’t we drive it out?” He replied, “This kind can come out only by prayer. “ It has always struck me as interesting, to say the least, … Continue reading

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Ministry; August 7, 2021


Matthew 10:7-8 “As you go, preach this message: ‘The kingdom of heaven is near.’ Heal the sick, raise the dead, cleanse those who have leprosy, drive out demons. Freely you have received, freely give.” The prayer in today’s reading is … Continue reading

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Human Purpose; April 26, 2021


Deuteronomy 10:12-13 And now, O Israel, what does the Lord your God ask of you but to fear the Lord your God, to walk in all his ways, to love him, to serve the Lord your God with all your … Continue reading

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Meeting Needs; March 7, 2021


Matthew 25:40 “The King will reply, ‘I tell you the truth, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers of mine, you did for me.’” This is a very famous teaching, but it is often ignored and/or … Continue reading

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The Necessity of Salvation; December 13, 2020


1 Timothy 1:15 Here is a trustworthy saying that deserves full acceptance: Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners–of whom I am the worst. Paul’s ministry was what it was first of all because he had this truth … Continue reading

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Differing Ministries; November 23, 2020


Galatians 2:8 For God, who was at work in the ministry of Peter as an apostle to the Jews, was also at work in my ministry as an apostle to the Gentiles There is actually a very important principle in … Continue reading

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Spiritual Therapy; September 8, 2020


Hebrews 12:12-13 Therefore, strengthen your feeble arms and weak knees. “Make level paths for your feet,” so that the lame may not be disabled, but rather healed. I have taught Medical English at Nagasaki Rehabilitation College for over 38 years … Continue reading

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Handicaps; August 20, 2020


John 5:6 When Jesus saw him lying there and learned that he had been in this condition for a long time, he asked him, “Do you want to get well?” I am very grateful John included this particular story in … Continue reading

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Maturity; August 5, 2020


Mark 8:25 Once more Jesus put his hands on the man’s eyes. Then his eyes were opened, his sight was restored, and he saw everything clearly. I think this is a very important story, not just for those involved in … Continue reading

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