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Consistently Seeking God; June 15, 2017


1 Samuel 30:8 And David inquired of the Lord, “Shall I pursue this raiding party? Will I overtake them?” “Pursue them,” he answered. “You will certainly overtake them and succeed in the rescue.” Once again we have an example of … Continue reading

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April 10, 2017


John 12:26 “Whoever serves me must follow me; and where I am, my servant also will be. My Father will honor the one who serves me.” There are two minor differences in translation between the NIV and the Japanese. The … Continue reading

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April 19, 2916


2 Chronicles 7:2 The priests could not enter the temple of the Lord because the glory of the Lord filled it. I find myself longing for this to happen again. Religion tends to be so man-centered, and this was a … Continue reading

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September 9, 2015


Romans 15:4 For everything that was written in the past was written to teach us, so that through endurance and the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope. From my present perspective it can be hard to remember that … Continue reading

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August 17, 2015


Jeremiah 29:13-14 “You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart. I will be found by you,” declares the Lord. This letter from Jeremiah to the exiles in Babylon is significant for a number … Continue reading

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April 23, 2015


Psalm 119:130 The unfolding of your words gives light; it gives understanding to the simple. I really like the Japanese translation here: “When the door of Your Word opens, light shines in.” The image is so clear and so apt! … Continue reading

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March 21, 2015


Psalm 5:3 In the morning, O Lord, you hear my voice; in the morning I lay my requests before you and wait in expectation. This verse is not unreasonably used fairly often in support of the practice of morning devotions. … Continue reading

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