Tag Archives: inner peace

Troubles; August 1, 2018


John 16:33 “I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” I probably quote this verse more than any other, … Continue reading

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Peace; July 26, 2018


John 14:27 “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.” I could read and meditate on … Continue reading

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Peace; January 28, 2018


Isaiah 48:22 “There is no peace,” says the Lord, “for the wicked.” This brief verse says a great deal about the state of the world today. The Japanese makes it clear that this is talking about inner peace, rather than … Continue reading

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Inner Peace; October 14, 2017


Psalm 29:11 The Lord gives strength to his people; the Lord blesses his people with peace. There is a very small difference in nuance between the English and the Japanese translations of this verse. Actually, it is just a shift … Continue reading

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April 27, 2017


Deuteronomy 8:3 He humbled you, causing you to hunger and then feeding you with manna, which neither you nor your fathers had known, to teach you that man does not live on bread alone but on every word that comes … Continue reading

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August 23, 2016


Isaiah 38:16-17 Lord, by such things men live; and my spirit finds life in them too. You restored me to health and let me live. Surely it was for my benefit that I suffered such anguish. The first thing that … Continue reading

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August 19, 2016


Isaiah 26:3 You will keep in perfect peace him whose mind is steadfast, because he trusts in you. There are several very powerful verses in today’s reading, but this very familiar one echoes in my spirit most at the moment. … Continue reading

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