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Church Music; December 16, 2021


Psalm 118:14 The Lord is my strength and my song; he has become my salvation. For once there is no variance whatsoever between the English and the Japanese, at least in the translations I have in front of me. Checking … Continue reading

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Pleasing God; December 5, 2021


Psalm 69:30-31 I will praise God’s name in song and glorify him with thanksgiving. This will please the Lord more than an ox, more than a bull with its horns and hoofs. I think the secret to David’s relationship with … Continue reading

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Spiritual Warfare; November 21, 2021


1 Chronicles 25:1 David, together with the commanders of the army, set apart some of the sons of Asaph, Heman and Jeduthun for the ministry of prophesying, accompanied by harps, lyres and cymbals. One thing jumped out at me as … Continue reading

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The Limits of Intellect; November 13, 2021


Revelation 5:12 In a loud voice they sang:“Worthy is the Lamb, who was slain, to receive power and wealth and wisdom and strength and honor and glory and praise!” I think the NIV is entirely justified in using “sang,” rather … Continue reading

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Music; October 24, 2021


1 Thessalonians 5:23-24 May God himself, the God of peace, sanctify you through and through. May your whole spirit, soul and body be kept blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. The one who calls you is faithful … Continue reading

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Focus; June 26, 2021


Psalm 84:5 Blessed are those whose strength is in you, who have set their hearts on pilgrimage. It’s a little difficult to read Psalm 84 because of all the songs that pop up in my head! It has certainly been … Continue reading

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Music; October 8, 2020


Isaiah 33:17 Your eyes will see the king in his beauty and view a land that stretches afar. It’s interesting to identify the Scriptural sources of songs we’ve known from childhood. This obviously forms the basis of We Shall See … Continue reading

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The Sacrifice of Praise; August 17, 2019


Psalm 69:30-31 I will praise God’s name in song and glorify him with thanksgiving. This will please the Lord more than an ox, more than a bull with its horns and hoofs. This is a clear statement of what the … Continue reading

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Advance Praise; August 11, 2019


Psalm 59:16-17 But I will sing of your strength, in the morning I will sing of your love; for you are my fortress, my refuge in times of trouble. O my Strength, I sing praise to you; you, O God, … Continue reading

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Music Ministry; July 30, 2019


Psalm 33:1-3 Sing joyfully to the Lord, you righteous; it is fitting for the upright to praise him. Praise the Lord with the harp; make music to him on the ten-stringed lyre. Sing to him a new song; play skillfully, … Continue reading

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