Tag Archives: priorities

Repentance; April 19, 2918


Zechariah 3:3-4 Now Joshua was dressed in filthy clothes as he stood before the angel. The angel said to those who were standing before him, “Take off his filthy clothes.” Then he said to Joshua, “See, I have taken away … Continue reading

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Having Enough; April 17, 2018


Haggai 1:5-6 Now this is what the Lord Almighty says: “Give careful thought to your ways. You have planted much, but have harvested little. You eat, but never have enough. You drink, but never have your fill. You put on … Continue reading

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Delight; April 16, 2018


Zephaniah 3:17 “The Lord your God is with you, he is mighty to save. He will take great delight in you, he will quiet you with his love, he will rejoice over you with singing.” I learned a different translation … Continue reading

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Drawing Close to God; February 20, 2018


Jeremiah 30:21 “‘Who is he who will devote himself to be close to me?’ declares the Lord.” This verse is talking about leaders, but to me this line is a challenge to every believer. Where the NIV says “devote himself,” … Continue reading

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Satisfaction; February 1, 2018


Isaiah 55:1-2 “Come, all you who are thirsty, come to the waters; and you who have no money, come, buy and eat! Come, buy wine and milk without money and without cost. Why spend money on what is not bread, … Continue reading

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Desires; January 9, 2018


Proverbs 11:23 The desire of the righteous ends only in good, but the hope of the wicked only in wrath. I find this verse very comforting at the moment, particularly as the NIV has interpreted it. The Japanese translation is … Continue reading

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Priorities; December 30, 2017


Luke 2:49-50 “Why were you searching for me?” he asked. “Didn’t you know I had to be in my Father’s house?” But they did not understand what he was saying to them. Jesus wasn’t being deliberately disobedient to Mary and … Continue reading

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