George Young

George Young

George and Ruth Young have been missionaries in northeastern Japan for the past 30 years. They have worked together with several pastors and many believers of the Reformed Church in Japan to plant churches and spread the gospel in a land where there are very few Christians. They have five children and nine grandchildren, all of whom now live in the United States, and they have one child in God’s heavenly kingdom.

George has also served as pastor of a church in Kalamazoo, Michigan, and as a taxi driver in New York City.

January 31, 2016

Children of God

John 1:10-13
To all who did receive him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God.

January 30, 2016

God’s Wisdom

Jeremiah 10:11-16
God made the earth by his power; he founded the world by his wisdom and stretched out the heavens by his understanding.

January 29, 2016

God Is Love

1 John 4:7-21
Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. . . . God is love. . . . We love because he first loved us.

January 28, 2016

God of the Lowly

1 Corinthians 1:18-31
God chose the lowly things of this world and the despised things . . . so that no one may boast. . . .

January 27, 2016

He Cares About You and Me

Luke 7:36-50
As she stood behind him at his feet weeping, she began to wet his feet with her tears. Then she wiped them with her hair, kissed them and poured perfume on them.

January 26, 2016

The God Who Does Not Forget Us

Isaiah 49:13-16
Can a mother . . . have no compassion on the child she has borne? Though she may forget, I will not forget you! See, I have engraved you on the palms of my hands.

January 25, 2016

The Gentle and Humble God

Isaiah 40:1-11
Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart.

January 24, 2016

The Wrath of God

Revelation 19:11-21
He treads the winepress of the fury of the wrath of God Almighty. On his robe and on his thigh he has this name written: king of kings and lord of lords.

January 23, 2016

The Lion Who Is a Lamb

Revelation 5:1-14
See, the Lion of the tribe of Judah, the Root of David, has triumphed.” . . . Then I saw a Lamb, looking as if it had been slain. . . .

January 22, 2016

“I Will Betroth You to Me Forever”

Hosea 2:13-20
I will betroth you to me forever… in righteousness and justice, in love and compassion. I will betroth you in faithfulness, and you will acknowledge the Lord.

January 21, 2016

Christ Living in Our Hearts

Ephesians 3:14-21
I pray that out of his glorious riches he may strengthen you with power through his Spirit in your inner being, so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith.

January 20, 2016

The Love of God

John 3:1-18
God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.

January 19, 2016

The God Who Establishes Justice

Isaiah 42:1- 9
My servant . . . will not falter or be discouraged till he establishes justice on earth.

January 18, 2016

The Crucified One

Luke 23:26-43
When they came to the place called the Skull, they crucified him there, along with the criminals—one on his right, the other on his left.

January 17, 2016

Again, “I Am”

John 8:48-59
Very truly I tell you,” Jesus answered, “before Abraham was born, I am!

January 16, 2016

The Word Became Flesh

John 1:10-14
The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the one and only Son, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth.

January 15, 2016

The Son of God

Luke 1:26-38
The angel answered, “The Holy Spirit will come on you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you. So the holy one to be born will be called the Son of God.

January 14, 2016


Isaiah 6:1-7
Holy, holy, holy, is the Lord Almighty; the whole earth is full of his glory.

January 13, 2016

Worthy of Glory, Honor, and Power

Revelation 4
You are worthy, our Lord and God, to receive glory and honor and power, for you created all things, and by your will they were created and have their being.

January 12, 2016

Coming to Know This God

2 Kings 5:1-15
Naaman . . . said, “Now I know that there is no God in all the world except in Israel.

January 11, 2016

God, Who Is Gracious and Merciful

Nehemiah 9:28-31
You did not put an end to them or abandon them, for you are a gracious and merciful God.

January 10, 2016

The Word of God

John 1:1- 5
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

January 9, 2016

The God Who Makes Himself Known

Acts 9:1-19
As [Saul] neared Damascus on his journey, suddenly a light from heaven flashed around him. He fell to the ground and heard a voice. . . .

January 8, 2016

God Alone Is Good

Mark 10:17-27
No one is good—except God alone.

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