Tag Archives: repentance

Peter; September 18, 2021


Acts 3:16 “By faith in the name of Jesus, this man whom you see and know was made strong. It is Jesus’ name and the faith that comes through him that has given this complete healing to him, as you … Continue reading

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Perception; September 15, 2021


Acts 1:14 They all joined together constantly in prayer, along with the women and Mary the mother of Jesus, and with his brothers. It is interesting to try to imagine the atmosphere in this prayer meeting. They were obeying what … Continue reading

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Loving Enemies; August 27, 2021


Luke 6:27-28 “But I tell you who hear me: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you.” Jesus’ command to love our enemies is one of His … Continue reading

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Repentance; August 25, 2021


Luke 5:31-32 Jesus answered them, “It is not the healthy who need a doctor, but the sick. I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.” This is a rightly well-known passage, but I think it doesn’t … Continue reading

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Peter; August 18, 2021


Mark 11:25 “And when you stand praying, if you hold anything against anyone, forgive him, so that your Father in heaven may forgive you your sins.” The story as a whole is certainly famous, and we ran into the account … Continue reading

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Human Weakness; August 12, 2021


Matthew 26:41 “Watch and pray so that you will not fall into temptation. The spirit is willing, but the body is weak.” Every time I read this passage I remember an experiment that was done in the early days of … Continue reading

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Already/Not Yet; August 10. 2021


Matthew 21:22 “If you believe, you will receive whatever you ask for in prayer.” Here, or in the slightly more specific record in Mark 11:24, Jesus says something so extreme that it is shocking. Frankly, it violates both our logic … Continue reading

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Repentance; July 29, 2021


Daniel 9:9-10 The Lord our God is merciful and forgiving, even though we have rebelled against him; we have not obeyed the Lord our God or kept the laws he gave us through his servants the prophets. This chapter is … Continue reading

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Trouble; July 19, 2021


Isaiah 65:10 “Sharon will become a pasture for flocks, and the Valley of Achor a resting place for herds, for my people who seek me.” We don’t usually think of Isaiah as a judgmental prophet, but this chapter doesn’t make … Continue reading

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Prophecy; July 14, 2021


Isaiah 38:1 In those days Hezekiah became ill and was at the point of death. The prophet Isaiah son of Amoz went to him and said, “This is what the Lord says: Put your house in order, because you are … Continue reading

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