Tag Archives: missions

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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Church Survival; June 25, 2018


Luke 12:32 “Do not be afraid, little flock, for your Father has been pleased to give you the kingdom.” This verse is not in the largely parallel passage in Matthew 6 that we had on May 3. Jesus indeed repeated … Continue reading

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Loving God; June 18, 2018


Luke 7:47 “Therefore, I tell you, her many sins have been forgiven—for she loved much. But he who has been forgiven little loves little.” The whole issue when it comes to forgiveness is the awareness of our need. If we … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Authority; May 30, 2018


Matthew 28:18-20 Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the … Continue reading

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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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Japan in the Bible; November 1, 2017


Psalm 65:8 Those living far away fear your wonders; where morning dawns and evening fades you call forth songs of joy. On some levels it’s silly, but I’ve always taken this verse as referring to Japan. From the Western standpoint, … Continue reading

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