Monthly Archives: November 2015

November 28, 2015


Psalm 91:9-10 If you make the Most High your dwelling— even the Lord, who is my refuge— then no harm will befall you, no disaster will come near your tent. The first time I used the NIV translation for reading … Continue reading

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November 27, 2015


Psalm 56:3-4 When I am afraid, I will trust in you. In God, whose word I praise, in God I trust; I will not be afraid. What can mortal man do to me? This is an extremely important little passage … Continue reading

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November 26, 2015


Psalm 46:10 “Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth.” I was really taken off guard by the Japanese translation of this verse. The traditional English … Continue reading

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November 25, 2015


Psalm 27:14 Wait for the Lord; be strong and take heart and wait for the Lord. Once again we have a passage where the Japanese seems much richer than the English. Rendered in English, the Japanese says, “Wait in hope/wait … Continue reading

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November 24, 2015


Psalm 3:5 I lie down and sleep; I wake again, because the Lord sustains me. The preface to this Psalm says it was written when David was fleeing from his son Absalom. It’s hard to imagine what it would be … Continue reading

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November 23, 2015


2 Chronicles 32:7-8 “Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or discouraged because of the king of Assyria and the vast army with him, for there is a greater power with us than with him. With him is only … Continue reading

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November 22, 2015


2 Chronicles 20:20 “Listen to me, Judah and people of Jerusalem! Have faith in the Lord your God and you will be upheld; have faith in his prophets and you will be successful.” I chose this verse reading the English, … Continue reading

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