Tag Archives: confrontation

Being Heard by God; June 14, 2021


Psalms 17:6 I call on you, O God, for you will answer me; give ear to me and hear my prayer. I think a common characteristic of those who pray a lot is the faith that they are being heard. … Continue reading

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Consequences of Sin; May 8, 2021


2 Samuel 12:13-14 Then David said to Nathan, “I have sinned against the Lord.” Nathan replied, “The Lord has taken away your sin. You are not going to die. But because by doing this you have made the enemies of … Continue reading

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Watchmen; February 13, 2021


Isaiah 62:6-7 “I have posted watchmen on your walls, O Jerusalem; they will never be silent day or night. You who call on the Lord, give yourselves no rest, and give him no rest till he establishes Jerusalem and makes … Continue reading

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Speaking the Truth; October 21, 2020


Acts 6:10 They could not stand up against his wisdom or the Spirit by whom he spoke. No argument can stand against the wisdom and power of the Holy Spirit. Failing in that, those in opposition to Stephen turned to … Continue reading

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Standards; December 30, 2019


Luke 6:31, 36 “Do to others as you would have them do to you.” “Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful.” These two verses reference two different standards, one subjective and one absolute. We refer to the first as … Continue reading

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Restoration; February 6, 2019


Luke 22:61-62 The Lord turned and looked straight at Peter. Then Peter remembered the word the Lord had spoken to him: “Before the cock crows today, you will disown me three times.” And he went outside and wept bitterly. This … Continue reading

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Tolerance; January 8, 2019


Revelation 2:20 Nevertheless, I have this against you: You tolerate that woman Jezebel, who calls herself a prophetess. By her teaching she misleads my servants into sexual immorality and the eating of food sacrificed to idols. This church sounds a … Continue reading

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Jeremiah; February 12, 2018


Jeremiah 7:8 “But look, you are trusting in deceptive words that are worthless.” It’s hard to get a very encouraging Word out of the first half of the book of Jeremiah! He was the very opposite of politically correct, calling … Continue reading

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November 19, 2016


Acts 26:29 Paul replied, “Short time or long—I pray God that not only you but all who are listening to me today may become what I am, except for these chains.” When you think about it, this was a remarkably … Continue reading

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May 30, 2015


Luke 10:29 But he wanted to justify himself, so he asked Jesus, “And who is my neighbor?” This teacher of the Law sounds like most of us! We are all very interested in justifying ourselves, not wanting to admit just … Continue reading

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