Tag Archives: receiving from God

Faith; April 13, 2020


Luke 24:25 He said to them, “How foolish you are, and how slow of heart to believe all that the prophets have spoken!” This doesn’t seem very politically correct to us, but it was spoken in love. That’s a good … Continue reading

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Choices; March 22, 2020


2 Thessalonians 2:10 They perish because they refused to love the truth and so be saved. The Japanese translation of this verse has an interesting slant: “They did not receive the love of the truth [needed] to be saved.” God … Continue reading

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God’s Invitation; November 9, 2019


Isaiah 55:6-7 Seek the Lord while he may be found; call on him while he is near. Let the wicked forsake his way and the evil man his thoughts. Let him turn to the Lord, and he will have mercy … Continue reading

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Faith; February 19, 2019


John 11:40 Then Jesus said, “Did I not tell you that if you believed, you would see the glory of God?” This was without question spoken in great love and gentleness, but in line with many other scriptures it challenges … Continue reading

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Life in Christ; October 19, 2018


Galatians 2:20 I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I live in the body, I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself … Continue reading

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Asking and Receiving; June 22, 2018


Luke 11:13 If you then, though you are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give the Holy Spirit to those who ask him!” This is a dearly loved … Continue reading

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Receiving God’s Revelation; May 13, 2018


Matthew 13:11-12 He replied, “The knowledge of the secrets of the kingdom of heaven has been given to you, but not to them. Whoever has will be given more, and he will have an abundance. Whoever does not have, even … Continue reading

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Depending on God; April 30, 2018


Matthew 5:3 “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.” Verses 3~10, commonly called The Beatitudes, are a listing of God’s provision for His children. None of the things listed really can be provided by … Continue reading

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God’s Provision; April 28, 2018


Matthew 1:24-25 When Joseph woke up, he did what the angel of the Lord had commanded him and took Mary home as his wife. But he had no union with her until she gave birth to a son. And he … Continue reading

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Choices; February 22, 2018


Jeremiah 32:39 “I will give them singleness of heart and action, so that they will always fear me for their own good and the good of their children after them.” Fearing God is a strange thing. If we fail to … Continue reading

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