Tag Archives: obedience to God

Inquiring of God; June 12, 2017


1 Samuel 23:4 Once again David inquired of the Lord, and the Lord answered him. This particular story is an excellent illustration of the reason for David’s successes. Simply put, He asked God. Today we would tend to think that … Continue reading

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May 1, 2017


Deuteronomy 12:7 There, in the presence of the Lord your God, you and your families shall eat and shall rejoice in everything you have put your hand to, because the Lord your God has blessed you. We sometimes forget that … Continue reading

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April 10, 2017


John 12:26 “Whoever serves me must follow me; and where I am, my servant also will be. My Father will honor the one who serves me.” There are two minor differences in translation between the NIV and the Japanese. The … Continue reading

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April 9, 2017


Matthew 21:6 The disciples went and did as Jesus had instructed them. The story of Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem is so familiar that I could just about quote the whole thing exactly, but reading it once again just now, … Continue reading

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March 24, 2017


Numbers 21:8-9 The Lord said to Moses, “Make a snake and put it up on a pole; anyone who is bitten can look at it and live.” So Moses made a bronze snake and put it up on a pole. … Continue reading

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March 5, 2017


Exodus 24:7 Then he took the Book of the Covenant and read it to the people. They responded, “We will do everything the Lord has said; we will obey.” I find myself a little confused here by something I had … Continue reading

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February 14, 2017


Genesis 26:3 Stay in this land for a while, and I will be with you and will bless you. For to you and your descendants I will give all these lands and will confirm the oath I swore to your … Continue reading

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