Tag Archives: Japanese

In Christ Alone; August 13, 2018


Acts 4:12 “Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to men by which we must be saved.” I didn’t want to stop reading after this verse, even though the next part … Continue reading

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Alienation; December 15, 2017


John 1:11 He came to that which was his own, but his own did not receive him. I think we generally gloss over this verse, because most of us have not experienced anything near the level of rejection that Jesus … 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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Communicating the Gospel; September 17, 2017


Nehemiah 8:12 Then all the people went away to eat and drink, to send portions of food and to celebrate with great joy, because they now understood the words that had been made known to them. It has been pointed … Continue reading

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December 24, 2016


Luke 2:3 And everyone went to his own town to register. It has been interesting to me that this is something that Japanese understand much more easily than Americans. Japan has had a system of registration for hundreds of years, … Continue reading

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December 7, 2016


Jeremiah 33:16 “‘In those days Judah will be saved and Jerusalem will live in safety. This is the name by which it will be called: The Lord Our Righteousness.’” Time and time again the Bible points out that human righteousness … Continue reading

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May 4, 2016


Job 42:10 After Job had prayed for his friends, the Lord made him prosperous again and gave him twice as much as he had before. The way I read this, Job had to forgive his friends before God could/would restore … Continue reading

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