Tag Archives: Repentance

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 […]

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. […]

Bring Forth Fruit – Matthew 3:8

Bring forth therefore fruits meet for repentance: – Matthew 3:8 Meditation:  Repentance is the first step we take in our walk with Christ.   Without repentance, the blessings of faith remain largely closed to us in this life.  For this reason, John the Baptist, Jesus Christ, and the Apostles and early evangelists focused on the […]

Draw High – James 4:8

James 4:8 – Draw nigh to God, and he will draw nigh to you. Cleanse your hands, ye sinners; and purify your hearts, ye double minded. I love this verse. There so many things to contemplate in these twenty-three words. Unlike many verses in the Bible, this verse contains not one but two whole sentences. […]

Longsuffering – 2 Peter 3:9

2 Peter 3:9 – The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance. When I was a boy I was fascinated with fire, and then I discovered gunpowder.  The flash and burn of […]

Seek Ye The Lord – Isaiah 55:6-7

Isaiah 55:6-7 – Seek ye the Lord while he may be found, call ye upon him while he is near: Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts: and let him return unto the Lord, and he will have mercy upon him; and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon. […]

Sorrowed To Repentence – 2 Corinthians7:9-10

Now I rejoice, not that ye were made sorry, but that ye sorrowed to repentance: for ye were made sorry after a godly manner, that ye might receive damage by us in nothing. For godly sorrow worketh repentance to salvation not to be repented of: but the sorrow of the world worketh death. – 2 […]