Monthly Archives: July 2011

July 31, 2011


Luke 10:40 But Martha was distracted by all the preparations that had to be made. The NIV says “distracted” and the Japanese says “unable to settle down,” but the picture is both clear and familiar. Often the devil distracts us … Continue reading

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July 30, 2011


Luke 10:20 “However, do not rejoice that the spirits submit to you, but rejoice that your names are written in heaven.” It’s not a bad thing that evil spirits are subject to believers who are operating in Jesus’ Name, but … Continue reading

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July 29, 2011


Luke 10:16 “He who listens to you listens to me; he who rejects you rejects me; but he who rejects me rejects him who sent me.” Along with Matthew 10:40, this verse has implications that boggle the mind. Paul also … Continue reading

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July 28, 2011


Luke 6:40 “A student is not above his teacher, but everyone who is fully trained will be like his teacher.” There are two sides to this statement. The first is what Jesus talked about a good bit in the Upper … Continue reading

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July 27, 2011


Luke 5:23-24 Which is easier: to say, `Your sins are forgiven,’ or to say, `Get up and walk’? But that you may know that the Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins. . . .” He said … Continue reading

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July 26, 2011


Mark 12:43-44 Calling his disciples to him, Jesus said, “I tell you the truth, this poor widow has put more into the treasury than all the others. They all gave out of their wealth; but she, out of her poverty, … Continue reading

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July 25, 2011


Mark 10:27 Jesus looked at them and said, “With man this is impossible, but not with God; all things are possible with God.” The Japanese specifies that Jesus looked at them steadily as He said this. Was He wanting to … Continue reading

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