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Who We Trust; February 15, 2018


Jeremiah 17:5 This is what the Lord says: “Cursed is the one who trusts in man, who depends on flesh for his strength and whose heart turns away from the Lord.” This is certainly a follow-up on yesterday’s message! This … Continue reading

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Satisfaction; February 1, 2018


Isaiah 55:1-2 “Come, all you who are thirsty, come to the waters; and you who have no money, come, buy and eat! Come, buy wine and milk without money and without cost. Why spend money on what is not bread, … Continue reading

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Renewal; January 18, 2018


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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Praise and Worship; January 6, 2018


Psalm 147:1 Praise the Lord. How good it is to sing praises to our God, how pleasant and fitting to praise him! This verse expresses a very simple and basic truth that all too few people have discovered. Praise is … 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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Singing to God; November 30, 2017


Psalm 135:3 Praise the Lord, for the Lord is good; sing praise to his name, for that is pleasant. The differences in translation between the NIV and the Japanese aren’t drastic, but they’re very interesting. In the first place, the … Continue reading

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Materialism; November 24, 2017


Psalm 119:36-37 Turn my heart towards your statutes and not towards selfish gain. Turn my eyes away from worthless things; preserve my life according to your word. It’s interesting to read the Bible and realize I’m getting more out of … Continue reading

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