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Death; July 12, 2017


1 Kings 14:12-13 “As for you, go back home. When you set foot in your city, the boy will die. All Israel will mourn for him and bury him. He is the only one belonging to Jeroboam who will be … Continue reading

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Last Will and Testament; June 26, 2017


1 Kings 2:2-3 “I am about to go the way of all the earth,” he said. “So be strong, show yourself a man, 3 and observe what the Lord your God requires: Walk in his ways, and keep his decrees … Continue reading

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January 6, 2017


Phil 1:21 For to me, to live is Christ and to die is gain. For quite a few years now the attitude of so many Christians toward death has been a mystery to me, because it is so different from … Continue reading

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August 20, 2016


Isaiah 26:19 But your dead will live; their bodies will rise. You who dwell in the dust, wake up and shout for joy. Your dew is like the dew of the morning; the earth will give birth to her dead. … Continue reading

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August 18, 2016


Isaiah 25:7-8 On this mountain he will destroy the shroud that enfolds all peoples, the sheet that covers all nations; he will swallow up death for ever. The Sovereign Lord will wipe away the tears from all faces; he will … Continue reading

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July 7, 2016


Psalm 76:12 He breaks the spirit of rulers; he is feared by the kings of the earth. The Japanese renders this as, “The Lord brings the life of rulers to an end.” The thing is, no amount of wealth or … Continue reading

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June 10, 2016


Psalm 18:50 He gives his king great victories; he shows unfailing kindness to his anointed, to David and his descendants for ever. One difference between the English and the Japanese in this verse really caught my eye. Rather than, “He … Continue reading

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