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Anger; October 2, 2017


Psalm 4:4 In your anger do not sin; when you are on your beds, search your hearts and be silent. When I read this in the Japanese Shinkaiyaku translation, I was shocked. Rather than the traditional English, “In your anger … Continue reading

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September 20, 2016


Jonah 4:9 But God said to Jonah, “Do you have a right to be angry about the vine?” “I do,” he said. “I am angry enough to die.” This is a remarkably clear illustration of the effect of anger. Unresolved … Continue reading

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June 2, 2016


Psalm 7:9 O righteous God, who searches minds and hearts, bring to an end the violence of the wicked and make the righteous secure. For once I prefer the turn of phrase in the NIV to that in the Japanese. … Continue reading

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July 10, 2015


Psalm 37:8-9 Refrain from anger and turn from wrath; do not fret—it leads only to evil. For evil men will be cut off, but those who hope in the Lord will inherit the land. This is very appropriate advice for … Continue reading

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March 20, 2015


Psalm 4:4 In your anger do not sin; when you are on your beds, search your hearts and be silent. The differences between the NIV and the Japanese for this verse really struck me just now. The Japanese, rendered back … Continue reading

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