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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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January 23, 2017


James 4:4 You adulterous people, don’t you know that friendship with the world is hatred towards God? Anyone who chooses to be a friend of the world becomes an enemy of God. It’s been a long time since I’ve heard … Continue reading

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November 17, 2016


Acts 21:13 Then Paul answered, “Why are you weeping and breaking my heart? I am ready not only to be bound, but also to die in Jerusalem for the name of the Lord Jesus.” I have heard a wide variety … Continue reading

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November 2, 2015


Deuteronomy 1:30-31 “The Lord your God, who is going before you, will fight for you, as he did for you in Egypt, before your very eyes, and in the desert. There you saw how the Lord your God carried you, … Continue reading

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October 7, 2015


1 Timothy 6:11 But you, man of God, flee from all this, and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, endurance and gentleness. In context, the “all of this” here is talking about the things mentioned from verse 3 through verse 10. … Continue reading

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July 22, 2015


Psalm 119:111 Your statutes are my heritage for ever; they are the joy of my heart. This brings to mind Jesus’ instructions to “Store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where moth and rust do not destroy, and where thieves … Continue reading

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