Tag Archives: trust

Who We Trust; February 15, 2018


Jeremiah 17:5 This is what the Lord says: “Cursed is the one who trusts in man, who depends on flesh for his strength and whose heart turns away from the Lord.” This is certainly a follow-up on yesterday’s message! This … Continue reading

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Reliance; January 5, 2018


Psalm 146:3 Do not put your trust in princes, in mortal men, who cannot save. I like the Japanese a bit better than the English here. It says, “Don’t rely on princes, on the children of men who have no … Continue reading

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Faith; December 10, 2017


Luke 1:37 “For nothing is impossible with God.” I find I quote this statement by Gabriel fairly often, but it’s still an open question how much I really believe it. I really think God chose a medically impossible method of … Continue reading

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Doing Church; October 25, 2017


Psalm 49:12-13 But man, despite his riches, does not endure; he is like the beasts that perish. This is the fate of those who trust in themselves, and of their followers, who approve their sayings. Looking at the Japanese along … Continue reading

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Tools; October 23, 2017


Psalm 44:6-8 I do not trust in my bow, my sword does not bring me victory; but you give us victory over our enemies, you put our adversaries to shame. In God we make our boast all day long, and … Continue reading

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Trusting God; October 20, 2017


Psalm 37:5 Commit your way to the Lord; trust in him and he will do this: The NIV translators felt uncomfortable without indicating what the pronoun at the end of this verse pointed to, so they used a colon to … Continue reading

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Faith vs. Trust; October 13, 2017


Psalm 28:1, 8 To you I call, O Lord my Rock; do not turn a deaf ear to me. For if you remain silent, I shall be like those who have gone down to the pit. The Lord is the … Continue reading

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