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Morning Devotions; August 13, 2021


Mark 1:35 Very early in the morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house and went off to a solitary place, where he prayed. This verse has always been an encouragement to me, but a lot … Continue reading

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My Way vs. God’s Way; July 2, 2021


Psalm 142:3 When my spirit grows faint within me,it is you who know my way. For once we have perfect agreement between the English and the Japanese! That leaves me very confident of the meaning of the words themselves, but … Continue reading

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Sleep; June 11, 2021


Psalm 4:4, 8 In your anger do not sin; when you are on your beds, search your hearts and be silent.I will lie down and sleep in peace, for you alone, O Lord, make me dwell in safety. In my … Continue reading

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Morning Devotions; July 30, 2020


Mark 1:35 Very early in the morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house and went off to a solitary place, where he prayed. It is widely agreed that Mark is actually the recorded recollections of … Continue reading

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God’s Provision; September 27, 2019


Psalm 127:1-2 Unless the Lord builds the house, its builders labor in vain. Unless the Lord watches over the city, the watchmen stand guard in vain. In vain you rise early and stay up late, toiling for food to eat— … Continue reading

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Sleep; July 19, 2019


Psalms 4:8 I will lie down and sleep in peace, for you alone, O Lord, make me dwell in safety. Sleep disorders of one sort or another are a very common problem these days. We prioritize “screen time” and let … Continue reading

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Sleep; November 28, 2017


Psalm 127:1-2 Unless the Lord builds the house, its builders labor in vain. Unless the Lord watches over the city, the watchmen stand guard in vain. In vain you rise early and stay up late, toiling for food to eat— … Continue reading

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Priorities; October 3, 2017


Psalm 5:3 In the morning, O Lord, you hear my voice; in the morning I lay my requests before you and wait in expectation. There are some interesting differences between the NIV and the Japanese here. For starters, the NIV … Continue reading

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Sleep; October 1, 2017


Psalm 3:5 I lie down and sleep; I wake again, because the Lord sustains me. This is a very simple verse, but it says something rather profound. Though scientists are still not sure why, sleep is essential to all animals, … Continue reading

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June 1, 2016


Psalm 3:5 I lie down and sleep; I wake again, because the Lord sustains me. Sleep is something we tend to take completely for granted, until we can’t sleep. When we can’t sleep, that’s all we can think about! Sleep … Continue reading

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