Tag Archives: repentance

Changing; April 30, 2022


Jeremiah 13:23 Can the Ethiopian change his skin or the leopard its spots? Neither can you do good who are accustomed to doing evil. This is a truly famous verse, and it speaks of the dangers of habit. The first … Continue reading

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Forgiveness; April 15, 2022


Luke 23:34 Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing.” Of all the things Jesus said from the point He was arrested until His death, this is perhaps the most earthshaking. There is a … 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 Way of the Lord; April 3, 2022


Proverbs 10:29 The way of the Lord is a refuge for the righteous, but it is the ruin of those who do evil. There is a seeming irony in this verse that is clarified only by the Gospel. It would … Continue reading

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Forgiveness; March 30, 2022


Psalm 130:3-4 If you, O Lord, kept a record of sins, O Lord, who could stand? But with you there is forgiveness; therefore you are feared. This has long been a deeply impressive passage to me. From one standpoint it … Continue reading

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JOY; March 24, 2022


Psalm 69:5-6 You know my folly, O God; my guilt is not hidden from you. May those who hope in you not be disgraced because of me, O Lord, the Lord Almighty; may those who seek you not be put … Continue reading

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The Book of Job; March 3, 2022


Job 4:6 “Should not your piety be your confidence and your blameless ways your hope?” I’ve never particularly cared for the Book of Job, largely because so much of it is made up of statements by Job’s friends, whom God … Continue reading

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The Fear of the Lord; February 24, 2022


Hebrews 12:28-29 Therefore, since we are receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, let us be thankful, and so worship God acceptably with reverence and awe, for our “God is a consuming fire.” This is not common sermon material these … Continue reading

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Practical Christianity; February 6, 2022


Philippians 4:9 Whatever you have learned or received or heard from me, or seen in me – put it into practice. And the God of peace will be with you. It seems like every time you turn around, someone is … 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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