Tag Archives: purpose in life

Age; September 10, 2022


Psalms 92:14-15 They will still bear fruit in old age, they will stay fresh and green, proclaiming, “The Lord is upright; he is my Rock, and there is no wickedness in him.” The first two verses of this Psalm are … Continue reading

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Focus; August 14, 2022


Psalms 21:13 Be exalted, O Lord, in your strength; we will sing and praise your might. As came out yesterday, this Psalm seems like one written by a court poet for the benefit of King David, rather than one written … Continue reading

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Hearing God; August 5, 2022


Job 33:14 “For God does speak–now one way, now another– though man may not perceive it.” Elihu is something of a mystery because he wasn’t one of Job’s “three friends,” and he appears suddenly from chapter 32 and gives a … Continue reading

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Maturity; August 12, 2020


Luke 8:14 The seed that fell among thorns stands for those who hear, but as they go on their way they are choked by life’s worries, riches and pleasures, and they do not mature. Matthew’s record of this parable (Matthew … Continue reading

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Motivation; April 15, 2020


John 20:31 But these are written that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that by believing you may have life in his name. John, writing several years after the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, … Continue reading

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Calling; March 3, 2020


Ephesians 4:1 As a prisoner for the Lord, then, I urge you to live a life worthy of the calling you have received. When it comes to Ephesians, I feel like writing a whole devotional on each verse! It’s no … Continue reading

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Fruitfulness; May 27, 2019


1 Thessalonians 3:8 For now we really live, since you are standing firm in the Lord. It’s fascinating to me that Greek seems to have the same sort of idiom that Japanese does, but English doesn’t, at least as a … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Easter; April 21, 2019


2 Corinthians 5:21 God made him who had no sin to be sin for us, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God. What a marvelous passage for Easter! Actually, the message of Easter is throughout the … Continue reading

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Faithfulness; October 26, 2018


Ephesians 2:10 For we are God’s workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do. Ephesians is incredibly loaded with vital, deep truth. The first part of this verse is something … Continue reading

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The Heart of God; February 28, 2018


Ezekiel 18:30-32 “Therefore, O house of Israel, I will judge you, each one according to his ways, declares the Sovereign Lord. Repent! Turn away from all your offences; then sin will not be your downfall. Rid yourselves of all the … Continue reading

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