Tag Archives: repentance

The Joy of Obedience; January 10, 2023


John 15:11-13 “I have told you this so that my joy may be in you and that your joy may be complete. My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you. Greater love has no one than … Continue reading

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Sin and Repentance; January 5, 2023


Luke 15:7 “I tell you that in the same way there will be more rejoicing in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous persons who do not need to repent.” I think we tend to misunderstand two … Continue reading

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Salvation by Grace; January 1, 2023


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. Verses 8 and 9 of … Continue reading

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Forgiveness; December 14, 2022


Luke 1:77 “…to give his people the knowledge of salvation through the forgiveness of their sins.” This same verse came up in our readings just two weeks ago, and I wrote about how John the Baptist’s commission has now been … Continue reading

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Jeremiah; November 10, 2022


Jeremiah 15:16 When your words came, I ate them; they were my joy and my heart’s delight, for I bear your name, O Lord God Almighty. I don’t envy Jeremiah. He was a great prophet of God, yet his life … Continue reading

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Christ Alone; November 4, 2022


Isaiah 61:3 “…and provide for those who grieve in Zion– to bestow on them a crown of beauty instead of ashes, the oil of gladness instead of mourning, and a garment of praise instead of a spirit of despair. They … Continue reading

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God’s Invitation; November 1, 2022


Isaiah 56:8 The Sovereign Lord declares– he who gathers the exiles of Israel: “I will gather still others to them besides those already gathered.” God isn’t through gathering! Various parts of the Body of Christ over the years have developed … Continue reading

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God’s Mercy; October 31, 2022


Isaiah 55:6-7 Seek the Lord while he may be found; call on him while he is near. Let the wicked forsake his way and the evil man his thoughts. Let him turn to the Lord, and he will have mercy … Continue reading

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Redemption; October 25, 2022


Isaiah 44:22 “I have swept away your offenses like a cloud, your sins like the morning mist. Return to me, for I have redeemed you.” This past Sunday the subject came up of people who don’t believe they are worthy … Continue reading

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Salvation; October 19, 2022


Isaiah 12:3 With joy you will draw water from the wells of salvation. This brief chapter is one of my favorite in the whole Bible, and this verse has resonated in my heart ever since I heard Andrae Crouch quote … Continue reading

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