Tag Archives: truth

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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Sleep; July 19, 2019


Psalms 4:8 I will lie down and sleep in peace, for you alone, O Lord, make me dwell in safety. Sleep disorders of one sort or another are a very common problem these days. We prioritize “screen time” and let … Continue reading

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Emotions; July 17, 2019


Ezra 3:13 No one could distinguish the sound of the shouts of joy from the sound of weeping, because the people made so much noise. And the sound was heard far away. Intense emotions overlap. Actually, the weeping of the … Continue reading

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Skipped Verses; July 1, 2019


Deuteronomy 7:16 You must destroy all the peoples the Lord your God gives over to you. Do not look on them with pity and do not serve their gods, for that will be a snare to you. This is the … Continue reading

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Basics; May 22, 2019


Colossians 2:6-7 So then, just as you received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live in him, rooted and built up in him, strengthened in the faith as you were taught, and overflowing with thankfulness. This chapter is loaded with … Continue reading

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Gifts; March 7, 2019


Acts 4:12 “Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to men by which we must be saved.” This is one of the fundamental truths of the universe, at least from the … Continue reading

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