Tag Archives: priorities

The Lordship of Christ; October 5, 2017


Psalm 16:2 I said to the Lord, “You are my Lord; apart from you I have no good thing.” This Psalm, and especially verse 6, was a favorite of my father and grandfather before me. On top of that, Peter … Continue reading

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Priorities; October 3, 2017


Psalm 5:3 In the morning, O Lord, you hear my voice; in the morning I lay my requests before you and wait in expectation. There are some interesting differences between the NIV and the Japanese here. For starters, the NIV … Continue reading

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Active Obedience; August 26, 2017


2 Chronicles 31:21 In everything that he undertook in the service of God’s temple and in obedience to the law and the commands, he sought his God and worked wholeheartedly. And so he prospered. This passage gives us a glimpse … Continue reading

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Idolatrous Traditions; July 31, 2017


2 Kings 18:4 He removed the high places, smashed the sacred stones and cut down the Asherah poles. He broke into pieces the bronze snake Moses had made, for up to that time the Israelites had been burning incense to … Continue reading

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Consistently Seeking God; June 15, 2017


1 Samuel 30:8 And David inquired of the Lord, “Shall I pursue this raiding party? Will I overtake them?” “Pursue them,” he answered. “You will certainly overtake them and succeed in the rescue.” Once again we have an example of … Continue reading

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Heart Focus; June 1, 2017


1 Samuel 2:29 “Why do you scorn my sacrifice and offering that I prescribed for my dwelling? Why do you honor your sons more than me by fattening yourselves on the choice parts of every offering made by my people … Continue reading

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April 27, 2017


Deuteronomy 8:3 He humbled you, causing you to hunger and then feeding you with manna, which neither you nor your fathers had known, to teach you that man does not live on bread alone but on every word that comes … Continue reading

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