Tag Archives: life

Death; November 6, 2018


Philippians 1:21 For to me, to live is Christ and to die is gain. From the viewpoint of the world, this verse is absolutely absurd. Paul was not in the least suicidal, but he was saying that death would be … Continue reading

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Life in Christ; October 19, 2018


Galatians 2:20 I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I live in the body, I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself … Continue reading

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Death; June 16, 2018


Luke 7:15 The dead man sat up and began to talk, and Jesus gave him back to his mother. Sometimes God’s provision, what He gives, is entirely outside of the realm of the possible, as we see it. Jesus didn’t … Continue reading

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Enlightenment; October 19, 2017


Psalm 36:9 For with you is the fountain of life; in your light we see light. This verse first grabbed me many years ago. At first glance it seems somewhat nonsensical – in your light we see light – but … Continue reading

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January 22, 2017


James 1:12 Blessed is the man who perseveres under trial, because when he has stood the test, he will receive the crown of life that God has promised to those who love him. No one likes trials, but they are … Continue reading

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July 7, 2016


Psalm 76:12 He breaks the spirit of rulers; he is feared by the kings of the earth. The Japanese renders this as, β€œThe Lord brings the life of rulers to an end.” The thing is, no amount of wealth or … Continue reading

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September 24, 2015


Philippians 1:21 For me, to live is Christ and to die is gain. This verse is so famous that I almost skipped it, but it is certainly famous for a reason. Anyone apart from Christ cannot wrap their mind around … Continue reading

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