Tag Archives: temporal vs. eternal

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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God’s Timing; June 28, 2020


Jeremiah 30:24 The fierce anger of the Lord will not turn back until he fully accomplishes the purposes of his heart. In days to come you will understand this. Believers throughout history have said, “How long, Lord?” Even in Revelation … Continue reading

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Our Place in Christ; April 12, 2020


John 20:17 Jesus said, “Do not hold on to me, for I have not yet returned to the Father. Go instead to my brothers and tell them, ‘I am returning to my Father and your Father, to my God and … Continue reading

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Perspective; March 15, 2020


Colossians 3:23-24 Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for men, since you know that you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as a reward. It is the Lord Christ … Continue reading

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Love; December 23, 2019


Matthew 22:40 “All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments.” It is of great interest and extreme importance that Jesus said that all the commands in the Bible, whether delivered by Moses or by any other prophet, … Continue reading

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Priorities; October 27, 2019


Proverbs 21:21 He who pursues righteousness and love finds life, prosperity and honor. It’s interesting to me how many verses in Proverbs bring to mind Jesus’ famous statement in Matthew 6:33. “But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and … Continue reading

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End Times; December 26, 2018


2 Peter 3:11-12 Since everything will be destroyed in this way, what kind of people ought you to be? You ought to live holy and godly lives as you look forward to the day of God and speed its coming. … Continue reading

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Appetites; November 14, 2018


Colossians 2:22 These are all destined to perish with use, because they are based on human commands and teachings. Every once in a while the Japanese translation I use makes a lot more sense than the NIV, and this is … Continue reading

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Seen vs. Unseen; October 10, 2018


2 Corinthians 5:7 We live by faith, not by sight. Here Paul is restating what he had just said at the end of the previous chapter. “So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is … Continue reading

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Focus; May 19, 2018


Matthew 19:29 “And everyone who has left houses or brothers or sisters or father or mother or children or fields for my sake will receive a hundred times as much and will inherit eternal life.” It has become a horribly … Continue reading

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