Tag Archives: the purpose of life

July 11, 2015


Psalm 39:4 “Show me, O Lord, my life’s end and the number of my days; let me know how fleeting is my life.” I can’t say I was aware that this verse was in the Bible – it certainly wasn’t … Continue reading

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June 27, 2015


1 Peter 2:9 But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people belonging to God, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light. This verse … Continue reading

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June 11, 2015


Ephesians 2:10 For we are God’s workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do. Many, many people wonder about the reason for their existence, and here we have it in … Continue reading

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October 26, 2014


Galatians 3:24 So the law was put in charge to lead us to Christ that we might be justified by faith. Japanese has a much better equivalent than English for the Greek expression of β€œone put in charge.” The idea … Continue reading

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February 5, 2014


1 Corinthians 1:9 God, who has called you into fellowship with his Son Jesus Christ our Lord, is faithful. I personally feel this is an extremely important verse, and unfortunately the Japanese translation greatly masks the impact. In Japanese it … Continue reading

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January 7, 2012


Ecclesiastes 5:15-16 Naked a man comes from his mother’s womb, and as he comes, so he departs. He takes nothing from his labor that he can carry in his hand. This too is a grievous evil: As a man comes, … Continue reading

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