Tag Archives: Repentance

Sent from God – John 1:6

There was a man sent from God, whose name was John. – John 1:6 Today’s verse is such a simple statement, but it is packed with information and insights about God, the nature of His involvement with mankind and the mission of one specific man named John. Referring to John the Baptist, the Apostle John […]

Who Knows Us? – Isaiah 29:15

Woe unto them that seek deep to hide their counsel from the Lord, and their works are in the dark, and they say, Who seeth us? and who knoweth us? – Isaiah 29:15 Sometimes being honest with yourself is the hardest thing. We hide our feelings and our frustrations. Hide our failures and our shortcomings. […]

Instructing Those That Oppose Themselves – 2 Timothy 2:24-26

And the servant of the Lord must not strive; but be gentle unto all men, apt to teach, patient, In meekness instructing those that oppose themselves; if God peradventure will give them repentance to the acknowledging of the truth; And that they may recover themselves out of the snare of the devil, who are taken […]

That Thy Faith Fail Not – Luke 22:32

But I have prayed for thee, that thy faith fail not: and when thou art converted, strengthen thy brethren. – Luke The Bible tells us that all men have sinned (Romans 3:23). We all fail God. Sin is not extraordinary. It is commonplace. What’s extraordinary is Jesus Christ. The magnitude of His sacrifice staggers the […]

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 […]