Tag Archives: condemnation

Failures; July 23, 2020


Matthew 14:28-29 “Lord, if it’s you,” Peter replied, “tell me to come to you on the water.” “Come,” he said. Then Peter got down out of the boat, walked on the water and came toward Jesus. The whole story is … Continue reading

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Condemnation; July 19, 2020


Matthew 12:7-8 “If you had known what these words mean, ‘I desire mercy, not sacrifice,’ you would not have condemned the innocent. For the Son of Man is Lord of the Sabbath.” What caught my eye about this just now … Continue reading

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Evangelism; July 7, 2019


Deuteronomy 30:19-20 This day I call heaven and earth as witnesses against you that I have set before you life and death, blessings and curses. Now choose life, so that you and your children may live and that you may … Continue reading

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Condemnation; March 27, 2019


Romans 8:1 Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. This is an extremely important verse, particularly in light of all that follows. It would be easy to read Paul’s description of our position in … Continue reading

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Faith, Love, and Hope; November 17, 2018


1 Thessalonians 1:3 We continually remember before our God and Father your work produced by faith, your labor prompted by love, and your endurance inspired by hope in our Lord Jesus Christ. I’m sure I’ve written on this every time … Continue reading

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Redemption; October 18, 2017


Psalm 34:22 The Lord redeems his servants; no one will be condemned who takes refuge in him. It is interesting how much of the New Testament we can find in the Old. We tend to think of redemption strictly in … Continue reading

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October 22, 2016


Luke 21:34 “Be careful, or your hearts will be weighed down with dissipation, drunkenness and the anxieties of life, and that day will close on you unexpectedly like a trap.” It struck me as I was reading this just now … Continue reading

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June 10, 2015


Galatians 6:14 May I never boast except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, through which the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world. In this final section, written in his own hand rather than … Continue reading

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April 21, 2015


Psalm 86:11 Teach me your way, O Lord, and I will walk in your truth; give me an undivided heart, that I may fear your name. This is the prayer of a person committed to God. Many people don’t even … Continue reading

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February 23, 2015


Luke 18:9 To some who were confident of their own righteousness and looked down on everybody else, Jesus told this parable: The story that follows this verse is justly famous. It is an enormous comfort to those who throw themselves … Continue reading

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