Tag Archives: God’s mercy

Paul’s Ministry; June 30, 2022


Titus 3:3-7 At one time we too were foolish, disobedient, deceived and enslaved by all kinds of passions and pleasures. We lived in malice and envy, being hated and hating one another. But when the kindness and love of God … Continue reading

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Salvation; February 2, 2022


Ephesians 2:3 All of us also lived among them at one time, gratifying the cravings of our sinful nature and following its desires and thoughts. Like the rest, we were by nature objects of wrath. This brings to mind a … Continue reading

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Entitlement; October 18, 2020


Luke 4:28 All the people in the synagogue were furious when they heard this. This whole story is one I have loved for a long time, particularly where Jesus reads Isaiah 61:1-2 and says He is its fulfillment, but it … Continue reading

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Consequences of Sin; July 5, 2020


Hosea 5:15 “Then I will go back to my place until they admit their guilt. And they will seek my face; in their misery they will earnestly seek me.” Time and time again the Bible records God allowing people to … Continue reading

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Amazing Grace; March 1, 2020


Ephesians 2:4-5 But because of his great love for us, God, who is rich in mercy, made us alive with Christ even when we were dead in transgressions–it is by grace you have been saved. Verses 8-10 of this chapter … Continue reading

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Salvation; February 3, 2020


Romans 9:16 It does not, therefore, depend on man’s desire or effort, but on God’s mercy. This chapter shows that Paul, too, labored under the burden of trying to understand the infinity of God, even though he, like us, was … Continue reading

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Praising God; October 5, 2019


Psalm 147:1 Praise the Lord. How good it is to sing praises to our God, how pleasant and fitting to praise him! I have seen statements that God must be some kind of egomaniac to require that mankind praise Him, … Continue reading

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Describing God; September 29, 2019


Psalm 136:1 Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good. His love endures for ever. This Psalm is unique in being antiphonal, a call-and-response between a worship leader and either a choir or the entire congregation. The whole rest … Continue reading

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Hubris; August 1, 2019


Psalm 36:1-2 An oracle is within my heart concerning the sinfulness of the wicked: There is no fear of God before his eyes. For in his own eyes he flatters himself too much to detect or hate his sin. A … Continue reading

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Worship; July 14, 2019


2 Chronicles 7:3 When all the Israelites saw the fire coming down and the glory of the Lord above the temple, they knelt on the pavement with their faces to the ground, and they worshiped and gave thanks to the … Continue reading

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