Tag Archives: repentance

Faith, Love, and Hope; November 17, 2018


1 Thessalonians 1:3 We continually remember before our God and Father your work produced by faith, your labor prompted by love, and your endurance inspired by hope in our Lord Jesus Christ. I’m sure I’ve written on this every time … Continue reading

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Forgiveness; November 1, 2018


Ephesians 4:32 Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you. Every sentence in this section is underlined, and I could preach on any of them! However, they all deal with interpersonal … Continue reading

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Giving; October 13, 2018


2 Corinthians 8:12 For if the willingness is there, the gift is acceptable according to what one has, not according to what he does not have. This is an important principle that often gets overlooked, even though Jesus expressed it … Continue reading

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Godly Sorrow; October 12, 2018


2 Corinthians 7:10 Godly sorrow brings repentance that leads to salvation and leaves no regret, but worldly sorrow brings death. This verse gets a little confusing in Japanese, because the Japanese term for “repentance” is “regret and redo.” That makes … Continue reading

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Acceptance; September 20, 2018


Romans 15:7 Accept one another, then, just as Christ accepted you, in order to bring praise to God. This chapter is full of really rich truth that I could easily see as someones “favorite verse.” At the same time, it … Continue reading

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Leadership; September 3, 2018


Acts 27:35-36 After he said this, he took some bread and gave thanks to God in front of them all. Then he broke it and began to eat. They were all encouraged and ate some food themselves. Often leadership requires … Continue reading

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Response to the Gospel; September 1, 2018


Acts 24:25 As Paul discoursed on righteousness, self-control and the judgment to come, Felix was afraid and said, “That’s enough for now! You may leave. When I find it convenient, I will send for you.” It says in verse 22 … Continue reading

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