Tag Archives: trusting God

Christ’s Kingdom; June 15, 2022


Colossians 1:13-14 For he has rescued us from the dominion of darkness and brought us into the kingdom of the Son he loves, in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins. This isn’t how we usually think about salvation, … Continue reading

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Each Part; June 12, 2022


Ephesians 4:16 From him the whole body, joined and held together by every supporting ligament, grows and builds itself up in love, as each part does its work. Growth, and for that matter success, is dependent on structure and cooperative … Continue reading

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Relying on God; June 1, 2022


2 Corinthians 1:9 Indeed, in our hearts we felt the sentence of death. But this happened that we might not rely on ourselves but on God, who raises the dead. It seems probable that the specific incident Paul is referring … Continue reading

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Living Like Jesus; May 27, 2022


Romans 12:21 Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good. The 13 verses from 9-21 are an extremely concentrated, extremely down-to-earth guide to living as a Christian, and this verse essentially sums it all up. You could … Continue reading

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Active Faith; May 23, 2022


Romans 4:21 being fully persuaded that God had power to do what he had promised. This verse is a sentence fragment both in English and in Japanese, but I feel it contains a vital truth. Yesterday I spoke on Living … Continue reading

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God’s Plans; May 19, 2022


Acts 23:11 The following night the Lord stood near Paul and said, “Take courage! As you have testified about me in Jerusalem, so you must also testify in Rome.” The following two years of imprisonment in Caesarea were doubtless not … Continue reading

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Words; May 17, 2022


Acts 2:14 Then Peter stood up with the Eleven, raised his voice and addressed the crowd: “Fellow Jews and all of you who live in Jerusalem, let me explain this to you; listen carefully to what I say.” This was … Continue reading

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Expectations; May 14, 2022


Luke 24:20-21 “The chief priests and our rulers handed him over to be sentenced to death, and they crucified him; but we had hoped that he was the one who was going to redeem Israel.” We can be blinded by all … Continue reading

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Prophecy, False and Real; May 4, 2022


Jeremiah 23:16 This is what the Lord Almighty says:“Do not listen to what the prophets are prophesying to you; they fill you with false hopes. They speak visions from their own minds, not from the mouth of the Lord. Several … Continue reading

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Depending on God Alone; May 3, 2022


Jeremiah 17:14 Heal me, O Lord, and I will be healed; save me and I will be saved, for you are the one I praise. From verse five on, this passage is one powerful verse after another. I have long … Continue reading

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