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Love; June 17, 2019


1 John 4:7 Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God. Reading from here through the end of the chapter, my overwhelming impression is that … Continue reading

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The Love of Jesus; February 22, 2019


John 13:34-35 “A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. By this all men will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.” Jesus said … Continue reading

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Agape Love; December 28, 2018


1 John 4:18 There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfect in love. The more you read 1 John 4, the … Continue reading

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God’s Love; November 22, 2018


2 Thessalonians 1:3 We ought always to thank God for you, brothers, and rightly so, because your faith is growing more and more, and the love every one of you has for each other is increasing. I forget how many … Continue reading

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Love; November 22, 2017


Psalm 118:1 Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his love endures for ever. Most places in Psalms where the English says, “love,” the Japanese renders it as “grace/blessing.” Sometimes that comes across as real insight, because we … Continue reading

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Depending on God; November 11, 2017


Psalm 81:10 I am the Lord your God, who brought you up out of Egypt. Open wide your mouth and I will fill it. This is the simplest of interactions, bringing to mind baby birds in a nest, opening their … Continue reading

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October 27, 2016


John 17:20 “My prayer is not for them alone. I pray also for those who will believe in me through their message.” It has always been very meaningful to me that Jesus prayed for us today in the hours before … Continue reading

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