Tag Archives: Repentance

Forgiveness – Psalm 32:1

Blessed is he whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered. – Psalm 32:1 As discussed yesterday, sin is real. Sin is a present threat to our daily peace and faith. One of the main calls to action in the New Testament is repentance. Turning away from sin is a lifelong effort and one that […]

Cry Against It – Jonah 1:2

Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and cry against it; for their wickedness is come up before me. – Jonah 1:2 Do you ever see some being punished or receiving bad news and think to yourself, “Good.  They deserve it.”  If so, you could have be a prophet in ancient Israel.  That way of […]

Renewal – Lamentations 5:21

Turn thou us unto thee, O Lord, and we shall be turned; renew our days as of old. – Lamentations 5:21 Spring is still a few months away where I live, but recent temperatures have enticed some of the plants to put on new growth. The warmth and rain have renewed their strength and triggered […]

My Father’s Name – John 5:43

I am come in my Father’s name, and ye receive me not: if another shall come in his own name, him ye will receive. – John 5:43 When Jesus Christ met opposition, He did not respond in the way you might expect. He was accused of heresy, blasphemy, insurrection and being possessed, but His most […]

Fruit – Matthew 3:8

Matthew 3:8 – Bring forth therefore fruits meet for repentance How many times have you ever said, “I’m sorry?” If you are like me, that number is very high. We say the words, but do we mean it? We express sorrow, but does it make us change our behavior? Repentance is the real goal, not […]

Mercy, Not Sacrifice – Matthew 9:13

Matthew 9:13 – But go ye and learn what that meaneth, I will have mercy, and not sacrifice: for I am not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance. When I was a boy in school, I remember asking my teacher what a certain word meant. She gave me a most annoying direction, […]

Ever of Old – Psalm 25:6

Remember, O Lord, thy tender mercies and thy lovingkindnesses; for they have been ever of old. – Psalm 25:6 Meditation: When were you saved? I mean, when were you eternally saved from the ultimate judgement and condemnation of God? Do you know the date? Was it when you were baptized? Was it when you took […]