Tag Archives: applying God’s Word

Bible-based Prayer; September 10, 2017


Nehemiah 1:8 “Remember the instruction you gave your servant Moses.” This one part of Nehemiah’s prayer tells us a great deal about him, which is that he was very familiar with the Torah, the first five books of the Old … Continue reading

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May 13, 2017


Deuteronomy 30:14 No, the word is very near you; it is in your mouth and in your heart so that you may obey it. This statement of Moses is particularly famous among Christians because Paul quoted it. (Romans 10:8) In … Continue reading

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December 13, 2016


Luke 1:62 Then they made signs to his father, to find out what he would like to name the child. It has always struck me that Zechariah and Elizabeth’s friends and neighbors assumed he couldn’t hear, when all Gabriel had … Continue reading

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September 15, 2016


Daniel 9:22-23 He instructed me and said to me, “Daniel, I have now come to give you insight and understanding. As soon as you began to pray, an answer was given, which I have come to tell you, for you … Continue reading

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August 27, 2015


John 5:38-40 “nor does his word dwell in you, for you do not believe the one he sent. You diligently study the Scriptures because you think that by them you possess eternal life. These are the Scriptures that testify about … Continue reading

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July 26, 2015


Psalm 146:5 Blessed is he whose help is the God of Jacob, whose hope is in the Lord his God. The Psalmist makes this statement, but then he goes on in the rest of the Psalm to specify why this … Continue reading

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January 28, 2015


Proverbs 16:20 Whoever gives heed to instruction prospers, and blessed is he who trusts in the Lord. A slight difference in translation makes a major difference between the Japanese and the NIV here. (The ASV is close to the Japanese.) … Continue reading

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