Tag Archives: confession

Repentance; March 22, 2018


Hosea 6:1 “Come, let us return to the Lord. He has torn us to pieces but he will heal us; he has injured us but he will bind up our wounds.” On the face of it, the first three verses … Continue reading

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Intercession and Repentance; March 18, 2018


Daniel 9:18-19 “We do not make requests of you because we are righteous, but because of your great mercy. O Lord, listen! O Lord, forgive! O Lord, hear and act! For your sake, O my God, do not delay, because … Continue reading

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Righteousness; November 12, 2017


Psalm 85:13 Righteousness goes before him and prepares the way for his steps. There’s an interesting difference in tenses between the NIV and the Japanese here. The first half of the verse is in complete agreement, but in the second … Continue reading

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April 8, 2017


John 3:20-21 “Everyone who does evil hates the light, and will not come into the light for fear that his deeds will be exposed. But whoever lives by the truth comes into the light, so that it may be seen … Continue reading

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May 9, 2016


Psalm 32:5 Then I acknowledged my sin to you and did not cover up my iniquity. I said, “I will confess my transgressions to the Lord”— and you forgave the guilt of my sin. This verse is one of the … Continue reading

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February 9, 2016


John 3:20 “Everyone who does evil hates the light, and will not come into the light for fear that his deeds will be exposed.” Guilt is an interesting thing. There is a huge difference between being guilty and feeling guilty. … Continue reading

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April 13, 2015


Psalm 41:4 I said, “O Lord, have mercy on me; heal me, for I have sinned against you.” In English, at least the way the NIV renders it, this doesn’t make much sense. It would seem like David having committed … Continue reading

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