Tag Archives: peace and joy

Perspective; March 15, 2020


Colossians 3:23-24 Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for men, since you know that you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as a reward. It is the Lord Christ … Continue reading

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Focus on God; June 19, 2017


2 Samuel 7:18-19 Then King David went in and sat before the Lord, and he said: “Who am I, O Sovereign Lord, and what is my family, that you have brought me this far? And as if this were not … Continue reading

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March 16, 2013


Matthew 10:39 “Whoever finds his life will lose it, and whoever loses his life for my sake will find it.” In any language this famous saying of Jesus violates our normal thinking, but I find the Japanese particularly illuminating here. … Continue reading

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June 25, 2012


2 Corinthians 4:17-18 For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all. So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen. For what is seen … Continue reading

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April 28, 2012


Luke 21:14-15 But make up your mind not to worry beforehand how you will defend yourselves. For I will give you words and wisdom that none of your adversaries will be able to resist or contradict.” My first reaction on … Continue reading

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February 28, 2012


Matthew 6:33-34 “But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its … Continue reading

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