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Spiritual Gifts; September 30, 2018


1 Corinthians 12:1 Now about spiritual gifts, brothers, I do not want you to be ignorant. This is one instance where I feel the Japanese really loses the flavor of what Paul said. In Japanese it says, “I want you … Continue reading

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Presenting Jesus; July 23, 2018


John 12:20-21 Now there were some Greeks among those who went up to worship at the Feast. They came to Philip, who was from Bethsaida in Galilee, with a request. “Sir,” they said, “we would like to see Jesus.” From … Continue reading

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The Flow of the Spirit; July 16, 2018


John 7:37-38 On the last and greatest day of the Feast, Jesus stood and said in a loud voice, “If anyone is thirsty, let him come to me and drink. Whoever believes in me, as the Scripture has said, streams … Continue reading

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Independence; July 9, 2018


John 5:30 “By myself I can do nothing; I judge only as I hear, and my judgment is just, for I seek not to please myself but him who sent me.” The Bible has sections that are as easy to … Continue reading

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Receiving from God; July 7, 2018


John 4:10 Jesus answered her, “If you knew the gift of God and who it is that asks you for a drink, you would have asked him and he would have given you living water.” This has always been a … Continue reading

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Excluding Ourselves; February 2, 2018


Isaiah 56:3 Let no foreigner who has bound himself to the Lord say, “The Lord will surely exclude me from his people.” And let not any eunuch complain, “I am only a dry tree.” Very often we exclude ourselves from … Continue reading

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God’s Eternal Plans; December 22, 2017


Micah 5:2 “But you, Bethlehem Ephrathah, though you are small among the clans of Judah, out of you will come for me one who will be ruler over Israel, whose origins are from of old, from ancient times.” This verse … Continue reading

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