Tag Archives: responding to God

The Creator; February 25, 2022


Revelation 4:11 “You are worthy, our Lord and God, to receive glory and honor and power, for you created all things, and by your will they were created and have their being.” I keep coming back to the awareness that … Continue reading

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Power; December 20, 2021


Psalm 147:10-11 His pleasure is not in the strength of the horse, nor his delight in the legs of a man; the Lord delights in those who fear him, who put their hope in his unfailing love. The Japanese here … Continue reading

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Church Music; December 16, 2021


Psalm 118:14 The Lord is my strength and my song; he has become my salvation. For once there is no variance whatsoever between the English and the Japanese, at least in the translations I have in front of me. Checking … Continue reading

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The Best; August 17, 2021


Mark 10:51-52 “What do you want me to do for you?” Jesus asked him. The blind man said, “Rabbi, I want to see.” “Go,” said Jesus, “your faith has healed you.” Immediately he received his sight and followed Jesus along … Continue reading

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Abounding Grace; March 18, 2021


2 Corinthians 9:8 And God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work. In reading this verse the first … Continue reading

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Responding to God; December 25, 2020


Luke 2:20 The shepherds returned, glorifying and praising God for all the things they had heard and seen, which were just as they had been told. This has been one of my favorite verses in the Christmas story for quite … Continue reading

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Motivation; February 17, 2020


2 Corinthians 5:14-15 For Christ’s love compels us, because we are convinced that one died for all, and therefore all died. And he died for all, that those who live should no longer live for themselves but for him who … Continue reading

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Commitment; November 23, 2019


Jeremiah 32:17, 27 “Ah, Sovereign Lord, you have made the heavens and the earth by your great power and outstretched arm. Nothing is too hard for you.” “I am the Lord, the God of all mankind. Is anything too hard … Continue reading

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The Cross; August 5, 2018


John 19:30 When he had received the drink, Jesus said, “It is finished.” With that, he bowed his head and gave up his spirit. The different Gospel writers each brought out different details of Jesus’ crucifixion, thus reinforcing the authenticity … Continue reading

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Recognizing the Lord; April 5, 2018


John 21:4 Early in the morning, Jesus stood on the shore, but the disciples did not realize that it was Jesus. I personally think this sort of thing happens rather frequently. The Lord appears to us in a way we … Continue reading

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