Tag Archives: Confession

The Christ – Matthew 16:16

And Simon Peter answered and said, Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God. – Matthew 16:16 Meditation:  Are you a real Christian or an imaginary one?  Let me put it another way.  Who is Jesus of Nazareth?  This is the most important question a person can ask in this life, becaue the […]

Confession Is good For the Soul – ​1 John 1:9

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. – ​1 John 1:9 Meditation:  When I considered today’s passages, I sighed in realization that my Savior is better than I can imagine.  He loves me and cares for me despite my failings. […]

Confession – 1 John 1:9

1 John 1:9 – If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. The old adage, “Confession is good for the soul,” could not be more true. Sin is like a disease that we bring upon ourselves. While Jesus Christ removed the […]

The Cupbearer’s Plea – Nehemiah 1:11

Nehemiah 1:11 – O Lord, I beseech thee, let now thine ear be attentive to the prayer of thy servant, and to the prayer of thy servants, who desire to fear thy name: and prosper, I pray thee, thy servant this day, and grant him mercy in the sight of this man. For I was […]

Blessed Are The Pure In Heart – Matthew 5:8

Matthew 5:8 – Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God. In the book of Genesis, the account of the first sin is recorded.  First Eve and then Adam ate the forbidden fruit and then hid themselves from God Who regularly manifested Himself in the garden to fellowship with them.  Why did they […]

Restoring a Brother – Galatians 6:1

Galatians 6:1 – Brethren, if a man be overtaken in a fault, ye which are spiritual, restore such an one in the spirit of meekness; considering thyself, lest thou also be tempted. Anyone think confession is fun?  Probably not.  Being found in a fault arouses us to vainly defend ourselves even when we know that […]

Before The Judgement Seat – 2 Corinthians 5:9-10

2 Corinthians 5:9-10 – Wherefore we labour, that, whether present or absent, we may be accepted of him.  For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ; that every one may receive the things done in his body, according to that he hath done, whether it be good or bad. Sobering isn’t it? […]

Biblical Reflections: Psalm 121:2

Psalm 121:2 – My help cometh from the Lord , which made heaven and earth. Joshua once told the people of Israel to decide whom they would serve.  The choice was either the God of their fathers or the gods worshipped by other men.  Jehovah, the God of their fathers had proven Himself the miracles […]

Biblical Reflections: Jeremiah 23:23-24

Jeremiah 23:23-24 – Am I a God at hand, saith the LORD, and not a God afar off? Can any hide himself in secret places that I shall not see him? saith the LORD. Do not I fill heaven and earth saith the LORD? We sometimes are fooled into believing that God is either uninterested […]