Tag Archives: knowing God

God’s Light Through Us; December 6, 2017


Isaiah 60:1,-3 “Arise, shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the Lord rises upon you. Nations will come to your light, and kings to the brightness of your dawn. This is a very famous passage, and we … Continue reading

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Good and Evil; December 1, 2017


Genesis 3:5 “For God knows that when you eat of it your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God, knowing good and evil.” It’s fascinating that the devil’s temptation in the Garden of Eden is still operative … Continue reading

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Our Portion; November 25, 2017


Psalm 119:57 You are my portion, O Lord; I have promised to obey your words. Especially at this time of year, but really all the time, we tend to think about, “What am I going to get?” For the person … Continue reading

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Transmitting Faith; November 8, 2017


Psalm 78:7 Then they would put their trust in God and would not forget his deeds but would keep his commands. This Psalm says it’s “a maskil of Asaph,” and nobody is positive what that means, but my impression is … 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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God-centered Prayer; August 2, 2017


2 Kings 19:19 “Now, O Lord our God, deliver us from his hand, so that all kingdoms on earth may know that you alone, O Lord, are God.” Somewhere in the centuries from David to Hezekiah, monotheism took root. David … Continue reading

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Our Image of God; July 20, 2017


1 Kings 20:28 The man of God came up and told the king of Israel, “This is what the Lord says: ‘Because the Arameans think the Lord is a god of the hills and not a god of the valleys, … Continue reading

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