Tag Archives: truth

Response to Truth; September 21, 2021


Acts 7:57 At this they covered their ears and, yelling at the top of their voices, they all rushed at him. It’s amazing sometimes what people will do when confronted with unwelcome truth. The thing that jumps out at me … Continue reading

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Peter; September 18, 2021


Acts 3:16 “By faith in the name of Jesus, this man whom you see and know was made strong. It is Jesus’ name and the faith that comes through him that has given this complete healing to him, as you … Continue reading

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Peace; September 11, 2021


John 16:33 “I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” I thought I would be able to write on … Continue reading

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Hypocrisy; July 4, 2021


Proverbs 15:8 The Lord detests the sacrifice of the wicked, but the prayer of the upright pleases him. This is another expression of a truth that is stated countless times throughout the Bible, and that is that God cares about … Continue reading

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Miracles; May 26, 2021


2 Kings 20:11 Then the prophet Isaiah called upon the Lord, and the Lord made the shadow go back the ten steps it had gone down on the stairway of Ahaz. There are many places in the Bible where miracles … Continue reading

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Revival; April 15, 2021


Acts 2:38-39 Peter replied, “Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins. And you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. The promise is for you and … Continue reading

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Confirmation Bias; April 4, 2021


Luke 24:11 But they did not believe the women, because their words seemed to them like nonsense. What a very human, common thing! We fail to receive valid information because it fails to meet our preconceptions. The flip side of … Continue reading

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False Witness; March 31, 2021


Matthew 26:60-61 But they did not find any, though many false witnesses came forward. Finally two came forward and declared, “This fellow said, ‘I am able to destroy the temple of God and rebuild it in three days.’” I was … Continue reading

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Integrity; January 28, 2021


Proverbs 10:9 The man of integrity walks securely, but he who takes crooked paths will be found out. This verse seems singularly appropriate right now. There’s nothing wrong with the English translation, but the Japanese here gives fresh insight: “The … Continue reading

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Absolute Honesty; January 17, 2021


Leviticus 19:11-12 “‘Do not steal. “‘Do not lie. “‘Do not deceive one another. “‘Do not swear falsely by my name and so profane the name of your God. I am the Lord.’” Much of Leviticus is detailed rules of all … Continue reading

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