Tag Archives: Paul

The Bible; January 23, 2023


Romans 15:4 For everything that was written in the past was written to teach us, so that through endurance and the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope. Some Christians, sadly enough, ignore the Old Testament, when there are … Continue reading

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Salvation by Grace; January 1, 2023


Ephesians 2:3 All of us also lived among them at one time, gratifying the cravings of our sinful nature and following its desires and thoughts. Like the rest, we were by nature objects of wrath. Verses 8 and 9 of … Continue reading

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Our Perception of Christ; December 19, 2022


Colossians 1:15 He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation. Just yesterday in Children’s Church I was talking about how nobody could see God before Jesus was born, but His birth changed that. Some people, … Continue reading

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Belonging to Christ; February 23, 2022


Philemon 1:1 Paul, a prisoner of Christ Jesus. I haven’t studied Greek, but I do know that Greek prepositions can be reasonably translated various ways. Even between Japanese and English, propositions can be very “slippery,” shifting nuance and even meaning … Continue reading

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God’s Power; October 16, 2021


Ephesians 1:18-19 I pray also that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened in order that you may know the hope to which he has called you, the riches of his glorious inheritance in the saints, and his incomparably … Continue reading

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January 3, 2017


Ephesians 3:20-21 Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout … Continue reading

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September 21, 2015


Ephesians 1:17 I keep asking that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the glorious Father, may give you the Spirit of wisdom and revelation, so that you may know him better. We’re back to trying to figure out how … Continue reading

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August 30, 2015


Acts 23:11 The following night the Lord stood near Paul and said, “Take courage! As you have testified about me in Jerusalem, so you must also testify in Rome.” The Lord had given Paul a brilliant line of defense, stated … Continue reading

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