Tag Archives: the Bible

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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Speaking for God; February 26, 2018


Ezekiel 3:17 “Son of man, I have made you a watchman for the house of Israel; so hear the word I speak and give them warning from me.” Here we have a reinforcement of Ezekiel’s commission from the Lord. God … Continue reading

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Satisfaction; February 1, 2018


Isaiah 55:1-2 “Come, all you who are thirsty, come to the waters; and you who have no money, come, buy and eat! Come, buy wine and milk without money and without cost. Why spend money on what is not bread, … Continue reading

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