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Giving Your Life; May 28, 2018


Matthew 27:4-5 “I have sinned,” he said, “for I have betrayed innocent blood.” “What is that to us?” they replied. “That’s your responsibility.” So Judas threw the money into the temple and left. Then he went away and hanged himself. … Continue reading

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Praying in Secret; May 2, 2018


Matthew 6:6 “But when you pray, go into your room, close the door and pray to your Father, who is unseen. Then your Father, who sees what is done in secret, will reward you.” It’s amazing how we can forget … Continue reading

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Remorse and Repentance; March 30, 2018


Luke 22:61-62 The Lord turned and looked straight at Peter. Then Peter remembered the word the Lord had spoken to him: “Before the cock crows today, you will disown me three times.” And he went outside and wept bitterly. It … Continue reading

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Eternal Blessings; October 9, 2017


Psalm 21:6 Surely you have granted him eternal blessings and made him glad with the joy of your presence. This Psalm says it is “Of David,” but the way it is written seems more like it was written about him … Continue reading

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Anger; October 2, 2017


Psalm 4:4 In your anger do not sin; when you are on your beds, search your hearts and be silent. When I read this in the Japanese Shinkaiyaku translation, I was shocked. Rather than the traditional English, “In your anger … Continue reading

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October 26, 2016


John 17:15 “My prayer is not that you take them out of the world but that you protect them from the evil one.” Often enough, conditions in the world, in life, make us want just to escape. That’s natural, but … Continue reading

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June 7, 2016


Psalm 13:2, 5-6 How long must I wrestle with my thoughts and every day have sorrow in my heart? But I trust in your unfailing love; my heart rejoices in your salvation. I will sing to the Lord, for he … Continue reading

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