Tag Archives: strength

Prayer; January 24, 2023


Romans 15:30 I urge you, brothers, by our Lord Jesus Christ and by the love of the Spirit, to join me in my struggle by praying to God for me. This verse has been used by countless missionaries seeking to … 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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Power; December 20, 2021


Psalm 147:10-11 His pleasure is not in the strength of the horse, nor his delight in the legs of a man; the Lord delights in those who fear him, who put their hope in his unfailing love. The Japanese here … Continue reading

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Marriage; November 6, 2021


1 Peter 3:7 Husbands, in the same way be considerate as you live with your wives, and treat them with respect as the weaker partner and as heirs with you of the gracious gift of life, so that nothing will … Continue reading

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Spiritual Warfare; October 18. 2021


Ephesians 6:10 Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. This whole passage could hardly seem more timely for any aware believer today. The world is a mess, and the spiritual warfare is becoming more and more … Continue reading

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Parenting; August 21, 2021


Luke 2:39-40 When Joseph and Mary had done everything required by the Law of the Lord, they returned to Galilee to their own town of Nazareth. And the child grew and became strong; he was filled with wisdom, and the … Continue reading

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Focus; June 26, 2021


Psalm 84:5 Blessed are those whose strength is in you, who have set their hearts on pilgrimage. It’s a little difficult to read Psalm 84 because of all the songs that pop up in my head! It has certainly been … Continue reading

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Power; April 28, 2021


Judges 6:16 The Lord answered, “I will be with you, and you will strike down all the Midianites together.” The story of Gideon brings to mind Paul’s experience with his “thorn in the flesh,” (2 Corinthians 12:7-10) in that it … Continue reading

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Strength; November 20, 2020


2 Corinthians 12:8-9 Three times I pleaded with the Lord to take it away from me. But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all … Continue reading

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