Tag Archives: perfection

Anointing; June 14, 2017


1 Samuel 26:9 But David said to Abishai, “Don’t destroy him! Who can lay a hand on the Lord’s anointed and be guiltless?” David was in a very interesting situation. Saul was king, but David too had been anointed by … Continue reading

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April 28, 2017


Deuteronomy 9:6 Understand, then, that it is not because of your righteousness that the Lord your God is giving you this good land to possess, for you are a stiff-necked people. God’s blessings are grace, and we had better not … Continue reading

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February 22, 2017


Genesis 48:15-16 Then he blessed Joseph and said, “May the God before whom my fathers Abraham and Isaac walked, the God who has been my shepherd all my life to this day, the Angel who has delivered me from all … Continue reading

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September 26, 2016


09/26 Matthew 5:43-48 Matthew 5:48 “Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect.” The Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5-7) is dearly loved, but at the same time it sets such a high standard that it causes quite a … Continue reading

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May 29, 2016


Psalm 143:2 Do not bring your servant into judgment, for no one living is righteous before you. David grew a lot spiritually over the years. In places like 2 Samuel 22:25 (and in several Psalms) he essentially bragged about his … Continue reading

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October 21, 2015


1 John 3:3 Everyone who has this hope in him purifies himself, just as he is pure. Many places in the Japanese Bible, where the English says “holy,” the Japanese uses the character for holy but gives a reading for … Continue reading

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March 28, 2015


Psalm 30:4-5 Sing to the Lord, you saints of his; praise his holy name. For his anger lasts only a moment, but his favor lasts a lifetime; weeping may remain for a night, but rejoicing comes in the morning. The … Continue reading

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