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Commitment to God; November 11, 2022


Jeremiah 30:21 “I will bring him near and he will come close to me, for who is he who will devote himself to be close to me?’ declares the Lord. This Word of the Lord is specifically in relation to … Continue reading

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Mortality; September 9, 2022


Psalm 90:12 Teach us to number our days aright, that we may gain a heart of wisdom. This Psalm is unique in being the only one attributed to Moses, and as such is perhaps worthy of special attention. It is … Continue reading

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Work Ethic; July 12, 2022


Deuteronomy 12:18 You are to rejoice before the Lord your God in everything you put your hand to. I think this is one of the most delightful commands in the whole Bible! In a sense it is a reversal of … Continue reading

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Participation; September 21, 2017


Nehemiah 12:43 And on that day they offered great sacrifices, rejoicing because God had given them great joy. The women and children also rejoiced. The sound of rejoicing in Jerusalem could be heard far away. The people’s joy came from … Continue reading

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June 10, 2016


Psalm 18:50 He gives his king great victories; he shows unfailing kindness to his anointed, to David and his descendants for ever. One difference between the English and the Japanese in this verse really caught my eye. Rather than, “He … Continue reading

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