Tag Archives: resisting the devil

Memory; January 16, 2020


John 11:40 Then Jesus said, “Did I not tell you that if you believed, you would see the glory of God?” It is not certain exactly when Jesus is referring to, but then even the Bible is very open about … Continue reading

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Life in Christ; January 13, 2020


John 10:10 “The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.” I quote this verse so frequently that it’s one of the few I am … Continue reading

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Conflict; November 8, 2019


Isaiah 54:17 “No weapon forged against you will prevail, and you will refute every tongue that accuses you. This is the heritage of the servants of the Lord, and this is their vindication from me,” declares the Lord. There are … Continue reading

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Peace; September 25, 2019


Psalm 119:165 Great peace have they who love your law, and nothing can make them stumble. This Psalm has so many references to Scripture, using several different terms, that it’s often unimportant how they are translated, so long as the … Continue reading

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Spiritual Pride; September 2, 2019


Psalm 101:1-2 I will sing of your love and justice; to you, O Lord, I will sing praise. I will be careful to lead a blameless life— when will you come to me? I will walk in my house with … Continue reading

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Sanctuary; July 22, 2019


Psalm 11:3 “When the foundations are being destroyed, what can the righteous do?” Two things strike me about this verse. One is a sharp difference in translation between the English and the Japanese here. Where English translations are pretty thoroughly … Continue reading

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God’s Victory; July 16, 2019


2 Chronicles 20:17 “‘You will not have to fight this battle. Take up your positions; stand firm and see the deliverance the Lord will give you, O Judah and Jerusalem. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged. Go out … Continue reading

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