Author Archives: jgarrott

About jgarrott

Born and raised in Japan of missionary parents. Have been here as an adult missionary since 1981.

In Christ Alone; August 13, 2018


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.” I didn’t want to stop reading after this verse, even though the next part … Continue reading

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Miracles and Persecution; August 12, 2018


Acts 3:6-8 Then Peter said, “Silver or gold I do not have, but what I have I give you. In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, walk.” Taking him by the right hand, he helped him up, and instantly … Continue reading

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Church Growth; August 11, 2018


Acts 2:41-42 Those who accepted his message were baptized, and about three thousand were added to their number that day. They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer. Many … Continue reading

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Baptism; August 10, 2018


Acts 2:38-39 Peter replied, “Repent and be baptised, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins. And you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. The promise is for you and … Continue reading

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The Gift of Tongues; August 9, 2018


Acts 2:4 All of them were filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues as the Spirit enabled them. As the birthday of the Church, the events of this day have certainly been examined up one … Continue reading

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The Power of the Holy Spirit; August 8, 2018


Acts 1:4-5 On one occasion, while he was eating with them, he gave them this command: “Do not leave Jerusalem, but wait for the gift my Father promised, which you have heard me speak about. For John baptized with water, … Continue reading

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God Cares; August 7, 2018


John 21:12-13 Jesus said to them, “Come and have breakfast.” None of the disciples dared ask him, “Who are you?” They knew it was the Lord. Jesus came, took the bread and gave it to them, and did the same … Continue reading

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