Tag Archives: making disciples

Salvation; May 9, 2018


Matthew 10:40 “He who receives you receives me, and he who receives me receives the one who sent me.” This verse has been both a comfort and a frustration to me, and probably to many if not most missionaries. It … Continue reading

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Witnesses; April 7, 2018


Acts 1:8 “But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.” This verse is one of … Continue reading

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Disciples; January 29, 2018


Isaiah 50:4 The Sovereign Lord has given me an instructed tongue, to know the word that sustains the weary. He wakens me morning by morning, wakens my ear to listen like one being taught. We are remarkably stubborn much of … Continue reading

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Making Disciples; May 25, 2017


Josh 24:21-22 But the people said to Joshua, “No! We will serve the Lord.” Then Joshua said, “You are witnesses against yourselves that you have chosen to serve the Lord.” “Yes, we are witnesses,” they replied. It is very clear … Continue reading

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September 23, 2015


Ephesians 4:1 As a prisoner for the Lord, then, I urge you to live a life worthy of the calling you have received. The way the Japanese phrases this points out something a lot of Christians miss, to their great … Continue reading

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March 6, 2014


Deuteronomy 6:20-21 In the future, when your son asks you, “What is the meaning of the stipulations, decrees and laws the LORD our God has commanded you?” tell him. As I read this just now I heard strong echoes of … Continue reading

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July 3, 2013


Luke 4:14 Jesus returned to Galilee in the power of the Spirit, and news about him spread through the whole countryside. This passage is one of my (many) favorites, so I couldn’t begin to count how many times I’ve read … Continue reading

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