Tag Archives: following God

God’s Power; April 23, 2019


2 Corinthians 12:8-9 Three times I pleaded with the Lord to take it away from me. But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all … Continue reading

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Context; December 31, 2018


Isaiah 43:189 “Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past.” Context is essential when reading the Bible. God has just referenced when He divided the Red Sea, which was several hundred years in the past when He said … Continue reading

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Trusting God; May 16, 2018


Matthew 15:33 His disciples answered, “Where could we get enough bread in this remote place to feed such a crowd?” The disciples were being humanly logical, but they were forgetting that they were with the Son of God. Actually there … Continue reading

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Unconditional Devotion; March 16, 2018


Daniel 6:10 Now when Daniel learned that the decree had been published, he went home to his upstairs room where the windows opened towards Jerusalem. Three times a day he got down on his knees and prayed, giving thanks to … Continue reading

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Teachers; January 19, 2018


Isaiah 30:20-21 Although the Lord gives you the bread of adversity and the water of affliction, your teachers will be hidden no more; with your own eyes you will see them. Whether you turn to the right or to the … Continue reading

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Patience; December 9, 2017


Isaiah 7:13 Then Isaiah said, “Hear now, you house of David! Is it not enough to try the patience of men? Will you try the patience of my God also?” Various English translations render this verse using “weary,” and 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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