Tag Archives: the Bible

The Word of God; July 14, 2018


John 6:68-69 Simon Peter answered him, “Lord, to whom shall we go? You have the words of eternal life. We believe and know that you are the Holy One of God.” Peter had been paying attention! It took more than … Continue reading

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God’s Word in Us; July 10, 2018


John 5:38 “…nor does his word dwell in you, for you do not believe the one he sent.” This is a fascinating, and deeply meaningful, statement on the part of Jesus. He was talking to the scribes and Pharisees who, … Continue reading

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Hidden Christians; June 10, 2018


Mark 13:13 “All men will hate you because of me, but he who stands firm to the end will be saved.” Having just been on Ikitsuki Island, Nagasaki Prefecture, this sounds very real indeed. Ikitsuki is noted for “Hidden Christians,” … Continue reading

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Open Hearts; April 3, 2018


Luke 24:45 Then he opened their minds so they could understand the Scriptures. What a blessed verse, filled with implications for every believer! As Paul noted, it takes God’s help for us to really grasp what He has said to … Continue reading

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God’s Eternal Plans; April 2, 2018


Luke 24:27 And beginning with Moses and all the Prophets, he explained to them what was said in all the Scriptures concerning himself. Every true Bible scholar would love to have a detailed record of what Jesus told those two … Continue reading

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Doing Truth; March 26, 2018


John 13:17 “Now that you know these things, you will be blessed if you do them.” Jesus wasn’t stingy in His teaching; He taught deep truth even to the multitudes. However, He often included things like, “He who has ears, … Continue reading

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Knowing God; March 3, 2018


Ezekiel 20:44 “You will know that I am the Lord, when I deal with you for my name’s sake and not according to your evil ways and your corrupt practices, O house of Israel, declares the Sovereign Lord.” Basically everything … Continue reading

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