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Light; August 29, 2019


Psalm 97:11 Light is shed upon the righteous and joy on the upright in heart. The Japanese is very specific about the original Hebrew figure of speech here. It says, “Light is scattered like seed for the righteous, and joy … Continue reading

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God’s Rules; June 30, 2019


Deuteronomy 7:9-10 Know therefore that the Lord your God is God; he is the faithful God, keeping his covenant of love to a thousand generations of those who love him and keep his commands. But those who hate him he … Continue reading

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God; June 24, 2019


Exodus 34:5 Then the Lord came down in the cloud and stood there with him and proclaimed his name, the Lord. The more you think about it, the more remarkable this is, that the infinite Creator would manifest Himself in … Continue reading

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Agape Love; December 28, 2018


1 John 4:18 There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfect in love. The more you read 1 John 4, the … Continue reading

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Punishment; February 19, 2018


Jeremiah 30:11 “I will discipline you but only with justice; I will not let you go entirely unpunished.” God is too good a father not to punish when it is needed. He doesn’t punish any of us as severely as … Continue reading

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September 14, 2014


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 story of rewards and punishments in the Last Judgment is well … Continue reading

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June 8, 2014


Proverbs 11:3 The integrity of the upright guides them, but the unfaithful are destroyed by their duplicity. We often forget that God doesn’t punish as much as we are done in by our own sin. People accuse God of being … Continue reading

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