Tag Archives: Japan

Speaking God’s Words; June 20, 2018


Luke 10:16 “He who listens to you listens to me; he who rejects you rejects me; but he who rejects me rejects him who sent me.” A major focus of my teaching ministry over the years has been the Biblical … Continue reading

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Hidden Christians; June 10, 2018


Mark 13:13 “All men will hate you because of me, but he who stands firm to the end will be saved.” Having just been on Ikitsuki Island, Nagasaki Prefecture, this sounds very real indeed. Ikitsuki is noted for “Hidden Christians,” … Continue reading

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Faithful Preaching; February 24, 2018


Ezekiel 2:7-8 “You must speak my words to them, whether they listen or fail to listen, for they are rebellious. But you, son of man, listen to what I say to you. Do not rebel like that rebellious house; open … Continue reading

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Renouncing Idolatry; February 14, 2018


Jeremiah 16:19-20 O Lord, my strength and my fortress, my refuge in time of distress, to you the nations will come from the ends of the earth and say, “Our fathers possessed nothing but false gods, worthless idols that did … Continue reading

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Dry Ground; January 31, 2018


Isaiah 44:3 For I will pour water on the thirsty land, and streams on the dry ground; I will pour out my Spirit on your offspring, and my blessing on your descendants. I am very amused at how the Lord … Continue reading

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Sin and Salvation; January 30, 2018


Isaiah 53:6 We all, like sheep, have gone astray, each of us has turned to his own way; and the Lord has laid on him the iniquity of us all. This chapter as a whole is an incredibly rich prophecy … Continue reading

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Justice; January 23, 2018


Isaiah 42:3-4 “A bruised reed he will not break, and a smoldering wick he will not snuff out. In faithfulness he will bring forth justice; he will not falter or be discouraged till he establishes justice on earth. In his … Continue reading

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