Tag Archives: death

Death; June 16, 2018


Luke 7:15 The dead man sat up and began to talk, and Jesus gave him back to his mother. Sometimes God’s provision, what He gives, is entirely outside of the realm of the possible, as we see it. Jesus didn’t … Continue reading

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The Gift of Jesus’ Life; May 29, 2018


Matthew 27:50 And when Jesus had cried out again in a loud voice, he gave up his spirit. I hadn’t thought about the fact that, because Greek uses the same word for spirit and breath, this verse uses a standard … Continue reading

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No Snowflake Disciples!; May 8, 2018


Matthew 10:24-25 “A student is not above his teacher, nor a servant above his master. It is enough for the student to be like his teacher, and the servant like his master. If the head of the house has been … Continue reading

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The Heart of God; February 28, 2018


Ezekiel 18:30-32 “Therefore, O house of Israel, I will judge you, each one according to his ways, declares the Sovereign Lord. Repent! Turn away from all your offences; then sin will not be your downfall. Rid yourselves of all the … Continue reading

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Aging; January 15, 2018


Ecclesiastes 12:1, 7 Remember your Creator in the days of your youth, before the days of trouble come and the years approach when you will say, “I find no pleasure in them”— and the dust returns to the ground it … Continue reading

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Salvation; November 4, 2017


Psalm 68:20 Our God is a God who saves; from the Sovereign Lord comes escape from death. There is a very small difference in nuance in the Japanese translation of this verse: “God is to us the God of salvation.” … Continue reading

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What We Rely On; October 8, 2017


Psalm 20:7 Some trust in chariots and some in horses, but we trust in the name of the Lord our God. I have loved a song that arranged from verses 6-8 for a long time, and have translated it into … Continue reading

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