Tag Archives: response to circumstances

Faith; January 23, 2021


Job 5:2 Resentment kills a fool, and envy slays the simple. Job’s friends’ pronouncements are largely collections of platitudes and truisms, but they do contain some nuggets worthy of meditation. Verse seven of this chapter – “Man is born to … Continue reading

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The Result of Commitment; May 30, 2017


1 Samuel 2:2 “There is no-one holy like the Lord; there is no-one besides you; there is no Rock like our God.” This Psalm is evidence of the genuineness of Hannah’s dedication of her son Samuel to God. The very … Continue reading

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March 17, 2016


Exodus 8:23 “‘I will make a distinction between my people and your people. This miraculous sign will occur tomorrow.’” There were various reasons for the plagues of Egypt, but this was a very important one. It is to God’s glory … Continue reading

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May 13, 2014


Psalm 97:11-12 Light is shed upon the righteous and joy on the upright in heart. Rejoice in the Lord, you who are righteous, and praise his holy name. I really like the turn of phrase in the Japanese for verse … Continue reading

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April 10, 2014


Psalm 33:1 Sing joyfully to the LORD, you righteous; it is fitting for the upright to praise him. All people experience a wide variety of circumstances in life, some more pleasant than others. However, the most appropriate response to every … Continue reading

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January 11, 2014


John 14:27 “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.” The Upper Room Discourse (John 13-17) … Continue reading

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