Tag Archives: the Lordship of Jesus Christ

Hope; November 7, 2021


1 Peter 3:15 But in your hearts set apart Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. I have quoted this verse countless … Continue reading

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Trust; January 1, 2020


Psalms 118:1 Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his love endures forever. This Psalm is loaded with potent truth, a lot of which has been turned into songs. Verse one is already chosen as the verse for … Continue reading

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Goals; December 14, 2020


1 Timothy 6:11 But you, man of God, flee from all this, and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, endurance and gentleness. After talking about false teachers and the love of money, Paul gets to the things that he desires for … 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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The Kingdom of God; July 20, 2020


Matthew 12:28 “But if I drive out demons by the Spirit of God, then the kingdom of God has come upon you.” It struck me just now that whereas the proclamation of the kingdom of God is at the core … Continue reading

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Kingdom Authority; April 8, 2020


John 18:36 Jesus said, “My kingdom is not of this world. If it were, my servants would fight to prevent my arrest by the Jewish leaders. But now my kingdom is from another place.” A weakness of every Japanese translation … Continue reading

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Integrity; January 19, 2020


John 13:15-17 “I have set you an example that you should do as I have done for you. I tell you the truth, no servant is greater than his master, nor is a messenger greater than the one who sent … Continue reading

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God’s Dominion; September 4, 2019


Psalm 103:22 Praise the Lord, all his works everywhere in his dominion. Praise the Lord, O my soul. This verse echoes the first verse of this Psalm, but whereas the first verse focuses on the private, the internal, this verse … Continue reading

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Mortality; June 16, 2019


2 Peter 3:11 Since everything will be destroyed in this way, what kind of people ought you to be? You ought to live holy and godly lives. This chapter too is loaded with dearly-loved passages, making it very hard to … Continue reading

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How to Live; June 14, 2019


1 Peter 3:15-16 But in your hearts set apart Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and … Continue reading

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