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Revenge vs. Forgiveness; June 13, 2017


1 Samuel 24:12 “May the Lord judge between you and me. And may the Lord avenge the wrongs you have done to me, but my hand will not touch you.” David’s dependence on God was complete. He not only trusted … Continue reading

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January 12, 2017


1 Thessalonians 3:8 For now we really live, since you are standing firm in the Lord. This verse uses a phrase that is a standard part of Japanese but doesn’t exist as an English idiom, so the English doesn’t seem … Continue reading

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May 13, 2013


2 Thessalonians 1:6-7 God is just: He will pay back trouble to those who trouble you and give relief to you who are troubled, and to us as well. It continues to be interesting just how different the English and … Continue reading

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