Tag Archives: trials

Trouble; January 14, 2019


Revelation 11:7 Now when they have finished their testimony, the beast that comes up from the Abyss will attack them, and overpower and kill them. Whatever else you say about Revelation, I think you will concede that some pretty bad … Continue reading

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Suffering; January 5, 2019


Revelation 1:9 I, John, your brother and companion in the suffering and kingdom and patient endurance that are ours in Jesus, was on the island of Patmos because of the word of God and the testimony of Jesus. When you … Continue reading

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The Joy of Faith; December 19, 2018


1 Peter 1:8-9 Though you have not seen him, you love him; and even though you do not see him now, you believe in him and are filled with an inexpressible and glorious joy, for you are receiving the goal … Continue reading

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Perseverance; December 15, 2018


James 1:2-4 Consider it pure joy, my brothers, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith develops perseverance. Perseverance must finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not … Continue reading

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Godly Sorrow; October 12, 2018


2 Corinthians 7:10 Godly sorrow brings repentance that leads to salvation and leaves no regret, but worldly sorrow brings death. This verse gets a little confusing in Japanese, because the Japanese term for “repentance” is “regret and redo.” That makes … Continue reading

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Temptations and Trials; September 28, 2018


1 Corinthians 10:13 No temptation has seized you except what is common to man. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, he will also provide a … Continue reading

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Obeying God; August 14, 2018


Acts 4:19-20 But Peter and John replied, “Judge for yourselves whether it is right in God’s sight to obey you rather than God. For we cannot help speaking about what we have seen and heard.” If this had been a … Continue reading

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