Tag Archives: temporal vs. eternal

Seen vs. Unseen; October 10, 2018


2 Corinthians 5:7 We live by faith, not by sight. Here Paul is restating what he had just said at the end of the previous chapter. “So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is … Continue reading

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Focus; May 19, 2018


Matthew 19:29 “And everyone who has left houses or brothers or sisters or father or mother or children or fields for my sake will receive a hundred times as much and will inherit eternal life.” It has become a horribly … Continue reading

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September 15, 2013


Psalm 91:9-10 If you make the Most High your dwelling – even the LORD, who is my refuge – then no harm will befall you, no disaster will come near your tent. I have liked this Psalm for a long … Continue reading

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June 2, 2013


2 Peter 3:11 Since everything will be destroyed in this way, what kind of people ought you to be? You ought to live holy and godly lives. As often happens, the English and the Japanese divide the sentences differently, which … Continue reading

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December 20, 2012


Matthew 1:21 “She will give birth to a son, and you are to give him the name Jesus, because he will save his people from their sins.” In English today we pay little attention to the actual meaning of names, … Continue reading

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January 2, 2012


Proverbs 2:6 For the LORD gives wisdom, and from his mouth come knowledge and understanding. We live in the Information Age, but information is not the same as wisdom. It is essentially the same as knowledge, but even there, there … Continue reading

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