Tag Archives: thought life

Thought Life; September 17, 2018


Romans 13:14 Rather, clothe yourselves with the Lord Jesus Christ, and do not think about how to gratify the desires of the sinful nature. I don’t know the turn of phrase in the Greek, but the Japanese says, “Don’t use … Continue reading

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The Word of God; August 23, 2018


Acts 12:24 But the word of God continued to increase and spread. This comes right after the mention of King Herod’s rather horrific death, so I think the NIV is justified in inserting “But” at the beginning of the sentence. … Continue reading

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February 26, 2016


Psalm 77:11-12 I will remember the deeds of the Lord; yes, I will remember your miracles of long ago. I will meditate on all your works and consider all your mighty deeds. The Psalmist here was doing what Paul recommended … Continue reading

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February 12, 2016


Acts 18:9-10 One night the Lord spoke to Paul in a vision: “Do not be afraid; keep on speaking, do not be silent. For I am with you, and no-one is going to attack and harm you, because I have … Continue reading

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February 21, 2015


Luke 1:51 “He has performed mighty deeds with his arm; he has scattered those who are proud in their inmost thoughts.” The Bible deals with our activities a good bit, both good and bad, but it also speaks of our … Continue reading

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February 10, 2015


Isaiah 66:2 “This is the one I esteem: he who is humble and contrite in spirit, and trembles at my word.” The Bible speaks again and again about the virtues of humility, but here we have God Himself saying that … Continue reading

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February 28, 2014


Revelation 22:4 They will see is face, and his name will be on their foreheads. It is interesting that some oriental stories/legends have the idea of a name or mark of power being on someone’s forehead. I think the Japanese … Continue reading

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November 17, 2012


Psalm 145:5-6 They will speak of the glorious splendor of your majesty, and I will meditate on your wonderful works. They will tell of the power of your awesome works, and I will proclaim your great deeds. The NIV goes … Continue reading

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December 12, 2011


Luke 2:19 But Mary treasured up all these things and pondered them in her heart. Once again Mary is a good example for us. We are so quick to forget what we have been told, and even what we have … Continue reading

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