Tag Archives: Redemption

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. […]

A Great God – Deuteronomy 10:17

For the LORD your God is God of gods, and Lord of lords, a great God, a mighty, and a terrible, which regardeth not persons, nor taketh reward: – Deuteronomy 10:17 Meditation:  Praise God for His mercy!  While His ways are higher than our ways, He is not beyond feeling or sympathizing with our weaknesses. […]

Redeemed – Isaiah 44:22

​Isaiah 44:22 – I have blotted out, as a thick cloud, thy transgressions, and, as a cloud, thy sins: return unto me; for I have redeemed thee. Meditation:  Have you ever used a coupon to make a purchase?  Today, there are many Internet based services to compile coupons and such means to help consumers save […]

Thy Servants And Thy People – Nehemiah 1:10

Nehemiah 1:10 – Now these are thy servants and thy people, whom thou hast redeemed by thy great power, and by thy strong hand. In the court of the king of Persia, Nehemiah received news of the desperate plight of his people in Israel.  Jerusalem was a desolation  and the people a weakened remnant of […]

Let Us Reason Together – Isaiah 1:18

Isaiah 1:18 – Come now, let us reason together, says the Lord: though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they are red like crimson, they shall become like wool. I imagine that you have spilled red grape juice on your clothes. It stains. It stains permanently. Such spills […]

His Compassions Fail Not – Lamentations 3:22-23

Lamentations 3:22-23 – It is of the Lord’s mercies that we are not consumed, because his compassions fail not.  They are new every morning: great is thy faithfulness. I once had a discussion with a brother  who said that as a minister I must realize that we are all sinners, including pastors.  I replied that […]

Ye Are Of More Value – Luke 12:6-7

Luke 12:6-7 – Are not five sparrows sold for two farthings, and not one of them is forgotten before God But even the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Fear not therefore: ye are of more value than many sparrows. Have you ever redeemed a glass bottle for its recycling value? If so, […]