Tag Archives: truth

The Simple Life; October 30, 2019


Proverbs 29:6 An evil man is snared by his own sin, but a righteous one can sing and be glad. The longer I live, the more aware I am of the truth of this verse. When you live in honest, … Continue reading

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Praising God; October 5, 2019


Psalm 147:1 Praise the Lord. How good it is to sing praises to our God, how pleasant and fitting to praise him! I have seen statements that God must be some kind of egomaniac to require that mankind praise Him, … Continue reading

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God’s Mercy on our Weaknesses; October 3, 2019


Psalm 145:8-9 The Lord is gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and rich in love. The Lord is good to all; he has compassion on all he has made. This is another acrostic Psalm, laid out according to the letters … Continue reading

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Deception; September 30, 2019


Psalm 138:6 Though the Lord is on high, he looks upon the lowly, but the proud he knows from afar. It just struck me, reading the Japanese for this verse, that the second half could be expressed, “He sees through … Continue reading

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Salvation; September 24, 2019


Psalm 119:155 Salvation is far from the wicked, for they do not seek out your decrees. It’s always interesting when the Lord speaks to me through a verse that’s not underlined in my Bible. (This one is now, though!) The … Continue reading

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Words and Hearing; September 9, 2019


Psalm 108:1 My heart is steadfast, O God; I will sing and make music with all my soul. Someone once recommended this verse to my wife as a faith declaration when she was having heart trouble, because in another translation … Continue reading

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Speaking Righteousness; August 9, 2019


Psalm 52:3 You love evil rather than good, falsehood rather than speaking the truth. Here’s another verse I’m sure I’ve never written on before! We don’t really like reading the Bible’s descriptions of evil people, but they too can be … Continue reading

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