Tag Archives: restoration

Hope; April 21, 2018


Zechariah 9:12 Return to your fortress, O prisoners of hope; even now I announce that I will restore twice as much to you. I have written on this verse several times, but every time I read it, it hits me … Continue reading

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Trusting God; December 31, 2017


Lamentations 3:21-23 Yet this I call to mind and therefore I have hope: Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. Lamentations was written … Continue reading

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Hope; December 11, 2017


Zechariah 9:12 “Return to your fortress, O prisoners of hope; even now I announce that I will restore twice as much to you.” The NIV seems very poetic – prisoners of hope – but the Japanese seems a bit easier … Continue reading

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Recovering from Mistakes; July 28, 2017


2 Kings 8:4 The king was talking to Gehazi, the servant of the man of God, and had said, “Tell me about all the great things Elisha has done.” Sometimes the Old Testament narrative leaves questions about chronology. It seems … Continue reading

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June 27, 2016


Psalm 51:10-12 Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me. Do not cast me from your presence or take your Holy Spirit from me. Restore to me the joy of your salvation and … Continue reading

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April 20, 2016


2 Chronicles 7:14 “If my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then will I hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and will … Continue reading

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December 14, 2015


Zechariah 9:12 Return to your fortress, O prisoners of hope; even now I announce that I will restore twice as much to you. I know that I’ve written on this verse several times in the past, most recently when the … Continue reading

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