Monthly Archives: June 2014

June 28, 2014


Proverbs 29:25 Fear of man will prove to be a snare, but whoever trusts in the Lord is kept safe. This admonition is implied or illustrated several other times in the Bible, but nowhere as succinctly this. These are indeed … Continue reading

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June 27, 2014


Proverbs 29:6 An evil man is snared by his own sin, but a righteous one can sing and be glad. This particular theme is expressed in Proverbs in 11:3 and elsewhere, and the general principle appears throughout the Bible. We … Continue reading

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June 26, 2014


Proverbs 28:13-14 He who conceals his sins does not prosper, but whoever confesses and renounces them finds mercy. Blessed is the man who always fears the Lord, but he who hardens his heart falls into trouble. From the earliest days … Continue reading

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June 25, 2014


Provwebs 24:19-20 Do not fret because of evil men or be envious of the wicked, for the evil man has no future hope, and the lamp of the wicked will be snuffed out. This isn’t talking about not resisting those … Continue reading

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June 24, 2014


Proverbs 23:22 Listen to your father, who gave you life, and do not despise your mother when she is old. Generational frictions have been around since time immemorial, and they won’t go away before Christ’s return. Aristotle complained that the … Continue reading

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June 23, 2014


Proverbs 21:21 He who pursues righteousness and love finds life, prosperity and honor. Different translations use different words for the Hebrew that the NIV renders as “love,” (the Japanese uses “integrity”) but the point is, when your goals are right, … Continue reading

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English to Japanese Music Blog


I’ve just started a blog to showcase my translations of Christian music from English to Japanese. It can be found at christianmusicforjapan.wordpress.com

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