Tag Archives: redemption

Focus; September 4, 2022


Psalm 71:23 My lips will shout for joy when I sing praise to you– I, whom you have redeemed. Singing praise to God brings joy. The Psalmist is evidently in a pretty rough situation, but when he shifts his focus … Continue reading

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Redemption; August 18, 2022


Psalm 31:5 Into your hands I commit my spirit; redeem me, O Lord, the God of truth. The first half of this is famous as one of the last things Jesus spoke from the cross, (Luke 23:46) but where the … Continue reading

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Repentance; April 13, 2022


Luke 22:61-63 The Lord turned and looked straight at Peter. Then Peter remembered the word the Lord had spoken to him: “Before the rooster crows today, you will disown me three times.” And he went outside and wept bitterly. This … Continue reading

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The Blood of Jesus; January 6, 2022


Matthew 26:27-28 Then he took the cup, gave thanks and offered it to them, saying, “Drink from it, all of you. This is my blood of the covenant, which is poured out for many for the forgiveness of sins.” In … Continue reading

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Fellowship with God; June 8, 2021


Job 33:26 He prays to God and finds favor with him, he sees God’s face and shouts for joy; he is restored by God to his righteous state. This passage (14-30) is one of my favorites in the whole Book … Continue reading

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Redemption; May 29, 2021


2 Chronicles 33:12-13 In his distress he sought the favor of the Lord his God and humbled himself greatly before the God of his fathers. And when he prayed to him, the Lord was moved by his entreaty and listened … Continue reading

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The Cross of Christ; November 27, 2020


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. Our understanding of the cross of Christ is generally far too … Continue reading

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Redemption; August 8, 2019


Psalm 51:10-11 Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me. Do not cast me from your presence or take your Holy Spirit from me. Psalm 51 is unique in several ways. In the … Continue reading

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The Word of Knowledge; June 28, 2018


Luke 19:5 When Jesus reached the spot, he looked up and said to him, “Zacchaeus, come down immediately. I must stay at your house today.” We have no record whatsoever of any previous interaction between Jesus and Zacchaeus, but Luke … 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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