Tag Archives: trusting God

God’s Zeal; December 4, 2022


Isaiah 9:7 The zeal of the Lord Almighty will accomplish this. Many prophecies in the Bible seem absolutely incredible to us, and we wonder how on earth they could ever come to pass. Well, here we have a succinct answer. … Continue reading

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Mary’s Faith; November 29, 2022


Luke 1:45 “Blessed is she who has believed that what the Lord has said to her will be accomplished!” The story of the Annunciation is certainly impressive, and verse 37, “Nothing is impossible with God,” is rightly loved and quoted … Continue reading

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Fake News; November 27, 2022


Matthew 28:15 So the soldiers took the money and did as they were instructed. And this story has been widely circulated among the Jews to this very day. This little section of five verses, sandwiched between Jesus’ resurrection and the … Continue reading

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By God’s Spirit; November 19, 2022


Zechariah 4:6 So he said to me, “This is the word of the Lord to Zerubbabel: ‘Not by might nor by power, but by my Spirit,’ says the Lord Almighty. This is one verse where the Japanese is much clearer … Continue reading

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Suffering; November 16, 2022


Joel 2:32 And everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved; for on Mount Zion and in Jerusalem there will be deliverance, as the Lord has said, among the survivors whom the Lord calls. This chapter … Continue reading

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The Lord Our Righteousness; November 14, 2022


Jeremiah 33:16 In those days Judah will be saved and Jerusalem will live in safety. This is the name by which it will be called: The Lord Our Righteousness. This is the climax of what the Lord promised Jeremiah in … Continue reading

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God’s Plans; October 26, 2022


Isaiah 48:17-18 This is what the Lord says– your Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel: “I am the Lord your God, who teaches you what is best for you, who directs you in the way you should go. If only … Continue reading

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God’s Encouragement; October 23, 2022


Isaiah 35:3-4 Strengthen the feeble hands, steady the knees that give way; say to those with fearful hearts, “Be strong, do not fear; your God will come, he will come with vengeance; with divine retribution he will come to save … Continue reading

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Waiting in Hope; October 21, 2022


Isaiah 25:9 In that day they will say,“Surely this is our God; we trusted in him, and he saved us. This is the Lord, we trusted in him; let us rejoice and be glad in his salvation.” Yesterday I wrote … Continue reading

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Tomorrow; October 12, 2022


Proverbs 27:1 Do not boast about tomorrow, for you do not know what a day may bring forth. This immediately brings to mind the extremely similar passage in James 4:13-16. The point is, as this verse says explicitly, that we … Continue reading

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