Tag Archives: trusting obedience

Beauty; June 16, 2020


Ecclesiastes 3:11 He has made everything beautiful in its time. This is a very famous snippet of Scripture, made into a well-loved song, but the Japanese translation puts a different slant on it. It says, “Everything God does is beautiful … Continue reading

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The Apostle John; May 1, 2020


1 John 2:3-6 We know that we have come to know him if we obey his commands. The man who says, “I know him,” but does not do what he commands is a liar, and the truth is not in … Continue reading

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Letting God be In Control; September 22, 2018


1 Corinthians 1:8-9 He will keep you strong to the end, so that you will be blameless on the day of our Lord Jesus Christ. God, who has called you into fellowship with his Son Jesus Christ our Lord, is … Continue reading

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June 17, 2016


Psalm 28:7 The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in him, and I am helped. My heart leaps for joy and I will give thanks to him in song. Often where English Bibles say “trusts in,” … Continue reading

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October 30, 2015


Numbers 14:8-9 “If the Lord is pleased with us, he will lead us into that land, a land flowing with milk and honey, and will give it to us. Only do not rebel against the Lord.” Joshua and Caleb really … Continue reading

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October 26, 2015


Genesis 46:3 “I am God, the God of your father,” he said. “Do not be afraid to go down to Egypt, for I will make you into a great nation there.” New places and new experiences can be scary. Here … Continue reading

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September 22, 2014


Acts 3:12 When Peter saw this, he said to them: “Men of Israel, why does this surprise you? Why do you stare at us as if by our own power or godliness we had made this man walk?” This is … Continue reading

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December 30, 2013


Hebrews 9:14 How much more, then, will the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered himself unblemished to God, cleanse our consciences from acts that lead to death, so that we may serve the living God! Not being … Continue reading

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October 23, 2013


Isaiah 63:9 In all their distress he too was distressed, and the angel of his presence saved them. In his love and mercy he redeemed them; he lifted them up and carried them all the days of old. The line … Continue reading

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September 23, 2012


Job 17:9 Nevertheless, the righteous will hold to their ways, and those with clean hands will grow stronger. The fact of the matter is, living in trusting obedience to God (which is the ultimate definition of righteousness) gives good results. … Continue reading

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