Tag Archives: serving God

God’s Provision; November 19, 2020


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. This passage as a whole has … Continue reading

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The Work of a Priest; November 9, 2020


Romans 15:15-16 I have written you quite boldly on some points, as if to remind you of them again, because of the grace God gave me to be a minister of Christ Jesus to the Gentiles with the priestly duty … Continue reading

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Being Filled with the Holy Spirit; October 20, 2020


Acts 4:31 After they prayed, the place where they were meeting was shaken. And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and spoke the word of God boldly. This is a famous and vitally important incident in the life … Continue reading

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Stewardship of Abilities; September 21, 2020


Ezra 7:10 For Ezra had devoted himself to the study and observance of the Law of the Lord, and to teaching its decrees and laws in Israel. God gives gifts and abilities, and all power ultimately comes from Him, but … Continue reading

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Regulations; September 17, 2020


Numbers 6:27 “So they will put my name on the Israelites, and I will bless them.” In reading the English I was struck by the expression, “put My name on,” but then when I read the Japanese, I discovered that … Continue reading

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Peter; September 10, 2020


1 Peter 2:24-25 He himself bore our sins in his body on the tree, so that we might die to sins and live for righteousness; by his wounds you have been healed. For you were like sheep going astray, but … Continue reading

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Preparing for Christ’s Return; August 27, 2020


Acts 3:19-20 “Repent, then, and turn to God, so that your sins may be wiped out, that times of refreshing may come from the Lord, and that he may send the Christ, who has been appointed for you–even Jesus.” In … Continue reading

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Divine Appointments; August 26, 2020


Acts 3:6 Then Peter said, “Silver or gold I do not have, but what I have I give you. In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, walk.” I am reminded of the story, perhaps apocryphal, of two priests who … Continue reading

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Miracles; August 11, 2020


Luke 7:16-17 They were all filled with awe and praised God. “A great prophet has appeared among us,” they said. “God has come to help his people.” This news about Jesus spread throughout Judea and the surrounding country. It’s interesting … Continue reading

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Anger; July 28, 2020


Matthew 21:19 Seeing a fig tree by the road, he went up to it but found nothing on it except leaves. Then he said to it, “May you never bear fruit again!” Immediately the tree withered. Just the other day … Continue reading

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