Tag Archives: spiritual growth

Who We Trust; February 15, 2018


Jeremiah 17:5 This is what the Lord says: “Cursed is the one who trusts in man, who depends on flesh for his strength and whose heart turns away from the Lord.” This is certainly a follow-up on yesterday’s message! This … Continue reading

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Disciples; January 29, 2018


Isaiah 50:4 The Sovereign Lord has given me an instructed tongue, to know the word that sustains the weary. He wakens me morning by morning, wakens my ear to listen like one being taught. We are remarkably stubborn much of … Continue reading

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Waiting in Hope; January 21, 2018


Isaiah 40:30-31 Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall; but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they … Continue reading

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Teachers; January 19, 2018


Isaiah 30:20-21 Although the Lord gives you the bread of adversity and the water of affliction, your teachers will be hidden no more; with your own eyes you will see them. Whether you turn to the right or to the … 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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Growing Faith; December 25, 2017


Luke 2:20 The shepherds returned, glorifying and praising God for all the things they had heard and seen, which were just as they had been told. It is always wonderful to have confirmation you have heard from God. Very few … Continue reading

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Being Like Christ; December 21, 2017


Philippians 2:5 Your attitude should be the same as that of Christ Jesus. It is interesting that the Japanese in this verse seems to point back to verses 2 and 3, whereas the English clearly points forward to verses 6-11. … Continue reading

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