Tag Archives: God’s love

Finished; March 31, 2018


John 19:30 When he had received the drink, Jesus said, “It is finished.” With that, he bowed his head and gave up his spirit. This is perhaps the most momentous event in human history. The Christ, a coequal member of … 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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Love; November 22, 2017


Psalm 118:1 Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his love endures for ever. Most places in Psalms where the English says, “love,” the Japanese renders it as “grace/blessing.” Sometimes that comes across as real insight, because we … Continue reading

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God’s Humility; October 6, 2017


Psalm 18:35 You give me your shield of victory, and your right hand sustains me; you stoop down to make me great. This verse first hit me between the eyes the first time I read through the Bible in the … Continue reading

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Materialism; September 22, 2017


Job 1:21 “Naked I came from my mother’s womb, and naked I shall depart. The Lord gave and the Lord has taken away; may the name of the Lord be praised.” There are a number of theological problems with the … Continue reading

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God Cares!; August 10, 2017


1 Chronicles 28:19 “All this,” David said, “I have in writing from the hand of the Lord upon me, and he gave me understanding in all the details of the plan.” When we look at everything listed in verses 12-18, … Continue reading

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The Zeal of God; August 3, 2017


2 Kings 19:31 The zeal of the Lord Almighty will accomplish this. “Zeal” is expressed in Japanese as “hot heart.” There are real risks to thinking of God anthropomorphically, as though He had a physical body like ours, but we … Continue reading

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