Tag Archives: obeying God

Relating to God’s Word; September 19, 2019


Psalm 119:99-100 I have more insight than all my teachers, for I meditate on your statutes. I have more understanding than the elders, for I obey your precepts. This sounds a bit like boasting, but it expresses some important truth: … Continue reading

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Procrastination; September 17, 2019


Psalm 119:60 I will hasten and not delay to obey your commands. The NIV expresses this as a promise, “I will,” and the Japanese expresses it as a done deal, “I have.” With this particular content, that’s a huge difference! … Continue reading

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Discipleship; August 22, 2019


Psalm 86:11 Teach me your way, O Lord, and I will walk in your truth; give me an undivided heart, that I may fear your name. Reading this Psalm from the start I was blessed by several verses, but when … Continue reading

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Guidance; July 26, 2019


Psalm 25:12 Who, then, is the man that fears the Lord? He will instruct him in the way chosen for him. Where the NIV says, “the way chosen for him,” the Japanese says, “the way he should choose.” That difference … Continue reading

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When God Seems Distant; July 23, 2019


Psalm 13:5-6 But I trust in your unfailing love; my heart rejoices in your salvation. I will sing to the Lord, for he has been good to me. The past few days it has come out how David heard from … Continue reading

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Love and Obedience; July 8, 2019


Joshua 22:5 “But be very careful to keep the commandment and the law that Moses the servant of the Lord gave you: to love the Lord your God, to walk in all his ways, to obey his commands, to hold … Continue reading

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If, Then; July 3, 2019


Deuteronomy 11:13-14 So if you faithfully obey the commands I am giving you today—to love the Lord your God and to serve him with all your heart and with all your soul—then I will send rain on your land in … Continue reading

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