Tag Archives: conscience

Standards; August 4, 2021


Matthew 5:48 “Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect.” Standards are important. Without standards, it’s very hard to evaluate anything. The flip side of that is that if our standards are skewed we are in deep trouble, because … Continue reading

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Personal Righteousness; July 3, 2021


Psalm 143:10 Teach me to do your will, for you are my God; may your good Spirit lead me on level ground. This should be the daily prayer of every believer. David has just acknowledged that “no one living is … Continue reading

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Judging; May 4, 2021


1 Samuel 3:9 So Eli told Samuel, “Go and lie down, and if he calls you, say, ‘Speak, Lord, for your servant is listening.’” So Samuel went and lay down in his place. This was perhaps the high point of … Continue reading

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Repentance; June 22, 2020


Isaiah 57:21 “There is no peace,” says my God, “for the wicked.” We love the many gracious promises in the Bible but we tend to ignore the conditional statements. We love, “Peace, peace, to those far and near,” in verse … Continue reading

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Purity; April 16, 2020


Titus 1:15-16 To the pure, all things are pure, but to those who are corrupted and do not believe, nothing is pure. In fact, both their minds and consciences are corrupted. They claim to know God, but by their actions … Continue reading

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Lawlessness; December 28, 2019


Matthew 24:12-13 “Because of the increase of wickedness, the love of most will grow cold, but he who stands firm to the end will be saved.” Where the NIV uses “wickedness,” the Japanese uses “lawlessness.” Read that way, this sounds … Continue reading

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Seeking God; December 9, 2019


Amos 5:4, 14 This is what the Lord says to Israel: “Seek me and live” Seek good, not evil, that you may live. Then the Lord God Almighty will be with you, just as you say he is. The Lord … Continue reading

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God’s Rules; June 30, 2019


Deuteronomy 7:9-10 Know therefore that the Lord your God is God; he is the faithful God, keeping his covenant of love to a thousand generations of those who love him and keep his commands. But those who hate him he … Continue reading

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June 16, 2015


1 Timothy 1:18-19 Timothy, my son, I give you this instruction in keeping with the prophecies once made about you, so that by following them you may fight the good fight, holding on to faith and a good conscience. Some … Continue reading

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February 2, 2015


Isaiah 5:16 But the Lord Almighty will be exalted by his justice, and the holy God will show himself holy by his righteousness. We like to focus on God’s love and mercy, but we ignore His justice and righteousness to … Continue reading

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