Tag Archives: serving God

Evangelism; November 18, 2022


Zephaniah 3:9 “Then will I purify the lips of the peoples, that all of them may call on the name of the Lord and serve him shoulder to shoulder. Once again we have God stating that He cares about the … Continue reading

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Full-Time Faith; September 16, 2022


Psalm 100:1-2 Shout for joy to the Lord, all the earth. Worship the Lord with gladness; come before him with joyful songs. When I have the whole Psalm pretty well memorized in two languages, it can be difficult to focus … Continue reading

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Leadership; July 31, 2022


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. It is interesting, and meaningful, … Continue reading

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God’s Joy; July 30, 2022


Nehemiah 8:10 “Do not grieve, for the joy of the Lord is your strength.” This is a very famous phrase, rightly enough, but the Japanese translation flips the meaning in a way that is quite possible from the English, but … Continue reading

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Rewards; July 23, 2022


2 Chronicles 15:7 “But as for you, be strong and do not give up, for your work will be rewarded.” I once heard a very moving message on this passage, but the speaker focused particularly on verse two, talking about … Continue reading

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Paul’s Ministry; June 30, 2022


Titus 3:3-7 At one time we too were foolish, disobedient, deceived and enslaved by all kinds of passions and pleasures. We lived in malice and envy, being hated and hating one another. But when the kindness and love of God … Continue reading

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To Live is Christ; June 13, 2022


Philippians 1:21 For to me, to live is Christ and to die is gain. This simple yet extraordinarily powerful statement of Paul is justly famous. I think a lot of people know it who have no idea where to find … Continue reading

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Living for Jesus; June 5, 2022


2 Corinthians 5:15 And he died for all, that those who live should no longer live for themselves but for him who died for them and was raised again. This whole passage is so rich, with verse after verse that … Continue reading

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Ministers; May 29, 2022


1 Corinthians 9:16 Yet when I preach the gospel, I cannot boast, for I am compelled to preach. Woe to me if I do not preach the gospel! There are all sorts of motives for becoming a Christian minister. To … Continue reading

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God’s Grace; May 26, 2022


Romans 11:6 And if by grace, then it is no longer by works; if it were, grace would no longer be grace. This chapter as a whole is talking about the salvation of the Jews, and as such is very … Continue reading

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