Tag Archives: values

Things vs. People; July 10, 2019


1 Kings 8:27 “But will God really dwell on earth? The heavens, even the highest heaven, cannot contain you. How much less this temple I have built!” For all of his failures, Solomon did say some pretty wise things. Here … Continue reading

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Mortality; June 16, 2019


2 Peter 3:11 Since everything will be destroyed in this way, what kind of people ought you to be? You ought to live holy and godly lives. This chapter too is loaded with dearly-loved passages, making it very hard to … Continue reading

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Children of Light; July 5, 2018


John 3:20 “Everyone who does evil hates the light, and will not come into the light for fear that his deeds will be exposed.” I was reading a couple of articles just yesterday about the active hatred of Christianity in … Continue reading

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Unconditional Devotion; March 16, 2018


Daniel 6:10 Now when Daniel learned that the decree had been published, he went home to his upstairs room where the windows opened towards Jerusalem. Three times a day he got down on his knees and prayed, giving thanks to … Continue reading

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Better than Life; October 31, 2017


Psalm 63:3-4 Because your love is better than life, my lips will glorify you. I will praise you as long as I live, and in your name I will lift up my hands. I learned these verses as a song … Continue reading

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The Lordship of Christ; October 5, 2017


Psalm 16:2 I said to the Lord, “You are my Lord; apart from you I have no good thing.” This Psalm, and especially verse 6, was a favorite of my father and grandfather before me. On top of that, Peter … Continue reading

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Priorities; October 3, 2017


Psalm 5:3 In the morning, O Lord, you hear my voice; in the morning I lay my requests before you and wait in expectation. There are some interesting differences between the NIV and the Japanese here. For starters, the NIV … Continue reading

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