Tag Archives: Forgiveness

Awake to Righteousness – 1 Corinthians 15:34

Awake to righteousness, and sin not; for some have not the knowledge of God: I speak this to your shame. – 1 Corinthians 15:34 Meditation:  Sleep is good, and rest is precious.  Either unrestrained are like holes in a water bucket leeching away our zeal and momentum.  If we are ruled by sleepy virtue, this […]

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. […]

Water and Feed the Sheep – Genesis 29:7

​Genesis 29:7 – And he said, Lo, it is yet high day, neither is it time that the cattle should be gathered together: water ye the sheep, and go and feed them. Meditation:  Jesus Christ came to give life and truth to God’s people.  He came at just the right time.  The Good News of […]

As the Elect of God – Colossians 3:12-13

​Colossians 3:12-13 – Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, longsuffering; Forbearing one another, and forgiving one another, if any man have a quarrel against any: even as Christ forgave you, so also do ye. Meditation:   The greatest obstacles to greater faith […]

Two Debtors – Luke 7:41

​Luke 7:41 – There was a certain creditor which had two debtors: the one owed five hundred pence, and the other fifty. Do you owe God anything?  I hope your answer is an emphatic YES!  We are saved by His grace yesterday, today, tomorrow, and forever.  Out of respext, we owe Him our love and […]

Shall We Continue In Sin? – Romans 6:1

​Romans 6:1 – What shall we say then? Shall we continue in sin, that grace may abound?  Does God’s grace make sin easier?  Think about it.  Do you sin more knowing that God will forgive you?  It seems like a logical argument.  If grace covers everything, then why not?  Thankfully the Apostle explained it clearly. […]

For Christ’s Sake Forgive – Psalm 32:1

Psalm 32:1 – Blessed is he whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered. Have you ever wondered at the miracle of forgiveness?   On the one hand, only God can truly forgive sins.  However, Jesus Christ instructed His followers to forgive others.  How can this be?   Are these contradictory commandments? As with many […]