Tag Archives: fellowship with God

True Treasure; May 3, 2018


Matthew 6:21, 33 “For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also. But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.” This whole passage is extremely practical and … Continue reading

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Seeking God; March 10, 2018


Ezekiel 39:29 “I will no longer hide my face from them, for I will pour out my Spirit on the house of Israel, declares the Sovereign Lord.” Only those who are seeking God know what a wonderful promise this is. … 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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Righteousness; November 12, 2017


Psalm 85:13 Righteousness goes before him and prepares the way for his steps. There’s an interesting difference in tenses between the NIV and the Japanese here. The first half of the verse is in complete agreement, but in the second … Continue reading

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October 11, 2016


Luke 2:37 She never left the temple but worshiped night and day, fasting and praying. In many places the Bible uses hyperbole, using exaggeration to make a point, and this is one of those. Anna certainly slept sometimes, and she … Continue reading

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September 28, 2016


Matthew 14:23 After He had dismissed them, He went up on a mountainside by Himself to pray. We often overlook the many references to Jesus praying. It might seem counter-intuitive that Jesus would pray, since He was – and is … Continue reading

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July 26, 2016


Psalm 119:92-93 If your law had not been my delight, I would have perished in my affliction. I will never forget your precepts, for by them you have preserved my life. Life on this earth can be pretty rough. Jesus … Continue reading

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