Tag Archives: trust

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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What We Rely On; October 8, 2017


Psalm 20:7 Some trust in chariots and some in horses, but we trust in the name of the Lord our God. I have loved a song that arranged from verses 6-8 for a long time, and have translated it into … Continue reading

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Leadership; May 20, 2017


Joshua 6:16 The seventh time around, when the priests sounded the trumpet blast, Joshua commanded the people, “Shout! For the Lord has given you the city!” Differences in language can be very interesting. In English, the command to shout is … Continue reading

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January 30, 2017


3 John 1:4 I have no greater joy than to hear that my children are walking in the truth. The older you get, physically and spiritually, the more true this verse is for you. You realize that the only thing … Continue reading

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December 21, 2016


Philippians 2:6 Who, being in very nature God, did not consider equality with God something to be grasped… Once again I like the turn of phrase in the Japanese here. It says, “He did not consider equality with God as … Continue reading

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September 8, 2016


Jeremiah 32:27 “I am the Lord, the God of all mankind. Is anything too hard for me?” I have always loved God’s gentle humor here. He is literally quoting Jeremiah back to him, from the beginning of Jeremiah’s prayer in … Continue reading

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