Tag Archives: trusting God

Believing Prayer; March 11, 2019


Acts 12:5 So Peter was kept in prison, but the church was earnestly praying to God for him. I have always loved this story for its drama, but it’s not just a fun story for Sunday School, it also has … Continue reading

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Repentance; March 6, 2019


Acts 3:19 “Repent, then, and turn to God, so that your sins may be wiped out, that times of refreshing may come from the Lord.” Different translations into different languages can make for some awkward transitions. In Japanese, “times of … Continue reading

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Trusting God; February 23, 2019


John 14:1 “Do not let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God; trust also in me.” I have preached many times on various parts of this first half of John 14, and verse 6 is one that I quote frequently, … Continue reading

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Faith; February 19, 2019


John 11:40 Then Jesus said, “Did I not tell you that if you believed, you would see the glory of God?” This was without question spoken in great love and gentleness, but in line with many other scriptures it challenges … Continue reading

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Faith; January 18, 2019


Rev 21:6-7 He said to me: “It is done. I am the Alpha and the Omega, the Beginning and the End. To him who is thirsty I will give to drink without cost from the spring of the water of … Continue reading

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Discipline; January 10, 2019


Revelation 3:19 Those whom I love I rebuke and discipline. So be earnest, and repent. Verse 20 is very famous, depicted in paintings and quoted in songs and evangelistic materials. However, this verse is generally overlooked, because we don’t like … Continue reading

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The Kingdom; January 1, 2019


Luke 12:32 Do not be afraid, little flock, for your Father has been pleased to give you the kingdom. When I felt God was directing me to use this verse as the Scripture for the Year, I really didn’t think … Continue reading

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