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Revival; April 15, 2021


Acts 2:38-39 Peter replied, “Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins. And you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. The promise is for you and … Continue reading

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Righteousness; January 25, 2021


Psalm 85:13 Righteousness goes before him and prepares the way for his steps. Yesterday in our service we sang a song by Noriko Sasaki based on Hosea 10:12 that I translated into English several years ago, and it has been … Continue reading

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The Fear of the Lord; December 23, 2020


Hebrews 10:30-31 For we know him who said, “It is mine to avenge; I will repay,” and again, “The Lord will judge his people.” It is a dreadful thing to fall into the hands of the living God. It is … Continue reading

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Trusting God; November 5, 2020


Romans 8:28 And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose. That this would be the passage for today shows God’s foreknowledge and perfect … Continue reading

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Consequences of Sin; July 5, 2020


Hosea 5:15 “Then I will go back to my place until they admit their guilt. And they will seek my face; in their misery they will earnestly seek me.” Time and time again the Bible records God allowing people to … Continue reading

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Freedom; April 30, 2020


1 Peter 2:16-17 Live as free men, but do not use your freedom as a cover-up for evil; live as servants of God. Show proper respect to everyone: Love the brotherhood of believers, fear God, honor the king. The Bible … Continue reading

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Seeking God; December 9, 2019


Amos 5:4, 14 This is what the Lord says to Israel: “Seek me and live” Seek good, not evil, that you may live. Then the Lord God Almighty will be with you, just as you say he is. The Lord … Continue reading

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Revival; August 21, 1019


Psalm 85:13 Righteousness goes before him and prepares the way for his steps. We are saved by grace through faith, and not by works, (Ephesians 2:8-9) but there are certainly things we can and should do to get in line … Continue reading

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Repentance; March 6, 2019


Acts 3:19 “Repent, then, and turn to God, so that your sins may be wiped out, that times of refreshing may come from the Lord.” Different translations into different languages can make for some awkward transitions. In Japanese, “times of … Continue reading

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Listening to God; February 12, 2019


John 6:45 “It is written in the Prophets: ‘They will all be taught by God.’ Everyone who listens to the Father and learns from him comes to me.” Reading this I am reminded of stories I have read of earnest … Continue reading

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