Tag Archives: pressing in to God

July 28, 2016


Psalm 119:125 I am your servant; give me discernment that I may understand your statutes. In the NIV the English has a rhythm to it at first that makes me want to change the last half of the verse to … Continue reading

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March 14, 2015


Exodus 33:13 “If you are pleased with me, teach me your ways so I may know you and continue to find favor with you. Remember that this nation is your people.” Here we have an illustration of why God was … Continue reading

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March 8, 2013


Malachi 3:2-3 But who can endure the day of his coming? Who can stand when he appears? For he will be like a refiner’s fire or a launderer’s soap. He will sit as a refiner and purifier of silver; he … Continue reading

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February 5, 2013


Isiah 51:7-8 “Hear me, you who know what is right, you people who have my law in your hearts: Do not fear the reproach of men or be terrified by their insults. For the moth will eat them up like … Continue reading

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November 3, 2012


Psalm 112:1 Praise the LORD. Blessed is the man who fears the LORD, who finds great delight in his commands. Many of the Psalms speak of “fearing the Lord,” and here we have a specific example of what that means. … Continue reading

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August 18, 2012


2 Peter 1:3 His divine power has given us everything we need for life and godliness through our knowledge of him who called us by his own glory and goodness. In either English or Japanese this sentence gets pretty complicated, … Continue reading

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July 31, 2012


2 Timothy 1:12 Yet I am not ashamed, because I know whom I have believed, and am convinced that he is able to guard what I have entrusted to him for that day. This is the most powerful motivation in … Continue reading

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