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Blessings; February 17, 2021


Jeremiah 31:14 “I will satisfy the priests with abundance, and my people will be filled with my bounty,” declares the Lord. Jeremiah is known as “the weeping prophet” because of various prophecies of woe as well as the whole book … Continue reading

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Accountability; February 2, 2021


Proverbs 22:2 Rich and poor have this in common: The Lord is the Maker of them all. There are differences between the Japanese and the English in the first half of this verse, but the second half is in complete … Continue reading

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Fatherlessness; January 22, 2021


Deuteronomy 24:18 Remember that you were slaves in Egypt and the Lord your God redeemed you from there. That is why I command you to do this. We can be thoughtlessly cruel, and Moses didn’t want that to happen. He … Continue reading

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Offerings; January 21, 2021


Deuteronomy 16:17 Each of you must bring a gift in proportion to the way the Lord your God has blessed you. The principle of proportional offerings, established by God through Moses, has remained valid ever since. As Paul wrote to … Continue reading

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Pastoral Income; January 18, 2021


Leviticus 23:20 The priest is to wave the two lambs before the Lord as a wave offering, together with the bread of the firstfruits. They are a sacred offering to the Lord for the priest. I had known it as … Continue reading

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Spiritual Blessings; November 28, 2020


Ephesians 1:3 Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in the heavenly realms with every spiritual blessing in Christ. Sometimes the Bible writers were forced to use very general terms, because … Continue reading

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Giving; November 18, 2020


2 Corinthians 8:9 For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor, so that you through his poverty might become rich. When you think about it, there … Continue reading

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Desire for Wealth; March 28, 2020


1 Timothy 6:9 People who want to get rich fall into temptation and a trap and into many foolish and harmful desires that plunge men into ruin and destruction. It’s the first part of the next verse that is so … Continue reading

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Satisfaction; November 1, 2019


Ecclesiastes 5:10 Whoever loves money never has money enough; whoever loves wealth is never satisfied with his income. This too is meaningless. Solomon writes a good bit about wealth, which is hardly surprising since he was fabulously wealthy. In all … Continue reading

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Poverty and Wealth; January 6, 2019


Revelation 2:9 I know your afflictions and your poverty—yet you are rich! When reading the 2nd chapter of Revelation we tend to focus on the warning passages, specifically places like the statement that the church in Ephesus had forsaken their … Continue reading

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