Tag Archives: blessing

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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Spiritual Warfare; April 22, 2019


2 Corinthians 10:3-4 For though we live in the world, we do not wage war as the world does. The weapons we fight with are not the weapons of the world. On the contrary, they have divine power to demolish … Continue reading

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The Blessings of Obedience; February 24, 2019


John 14:23 Jesus replied, “If anyone loves me, he will obey my teaching. My Father will love him, and we will come to him and make our home with him.” The Bible uses all sorts of words to mean much … Continue reading

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Trouble; January 14, 2019


Revelation 11:7 Now when they have finished their testimony, the beast that comes up from the Abyss will attack them, and overpower and kill them. Whatever else you say about Revelation, I think you will concede that some pretty bad … Continue reading

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Witnesses; December 13, 2018


Hebrews 12:1 Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles, and let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us. … Continue reading

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Focus; December 26, 2017


Luke 2:25 Now there was a man in Jerusalem called Simeon, who was righteous and devout. He was waiting for the consolation of Israel, and the Holy Spirit was upon him. Simeon is an interesting figure in the Bible, recorded … Continue reading

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Inner Peace; October 14, 2017


Psalm 29:11 The Lord gives strength to his people; the Lord blesses his people with peace. There is a very small difference in nuance between the English and the Japanese translations of this verse. Actually, it is just a shift … Continue reading

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