Tag Archives: repentance

Righteousness and Salvation; October 1, 2022


Psalm 132:9, 16 “May your priests be clothed with righteousness; may your saints sing for joy.”“I will clothe her priests with salvation, and her saints will ever sing for joy.” This is presented as a prayer, and then God’s response. … Continue reading

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God’s Word; September 21, 2022


Psalm 107:20 He sent forth his word and healed them; he rescued them from the grave. Like Psalm 106, this Psalm is a recounting of Israel’s history, but rather than tying in specific events, it describes generic situations that happened … Continue reading

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Heart Attitude; August 31, 2022


Psalm 66:18 If I had cherished sin in my heart, the Lord would not have listened This little verse in an anonymous Psalm expresses an important truth. Everyone sins, but how we respond to those sins, our attitude toward them, … Continue reading

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Dealing with Sin; August 27, 2022


Psalm 51:10 Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me. This Psalm is certainly one of the most famous, and for excellent reason. As the response to Nathan having confronted David over his … Continue reading

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The Activities of Fools; August 10, 2022


Psalm 14:4 Will evildoers never learn– those who devour my people as men eat bread and who do not call on the Lord? I somewhat stole my own thunder yesterday by quoting the content of verse one, (even though I … Continue reading

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Being Used by God; July 16, 2022


1 Samuel 2:1 Then Hannah prayed and said:“My heart rejoices in the Lord; in the Lord my horn is lifted high. My mouth boasts over my enemies, for I delight in your deliverance. God works with imperfect people and imperfect … Continue reading

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Purification from Sin; July 10, 2022


1 John 3:3 Everyone who has this hope in him purifies himself, just as he is pure. This is an important verse, particularly in light of the section that follows. That following section has traditionally been badly misinterpreted, both into … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Intercession; July 3, 2022


Hebrews 7:24-25 Because Jesus lives forever, he has a permanent priesthood. Therefore he is able to save completely those who come to God through him, because he always lives to intercede for them. Hebrews presents the legal basis for our … Continue reading

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Standards of Morality; June 28, 2022


Titus 1:15 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. Well, Paul, why don’t you tell us what you … Continue reading

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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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