Tag Archives: repentance

Satan; February 16, 2020


2 Corinthians 2:10-11 If you forgive anyone, I also forgive him. And what I have forgiven–if there was anything to forgive–I have forgiven in the sight of Christ for your sake, in order that Satan might not outwit us. For … Continue reading

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Overcoming Evil; February 6, 2020


Romans 12:21 Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good. The whole passage from verse nine on reads like a collection of pithy aphorisms, like we find in Proverbs. It really makes me think of the messages … Continue reading

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Salvation; February 3, 2020


Romans 9:16 It does not, therefore, depend on man’s desire or effort, but on God’s mercy. This chapter shows that Paul, too, labored under the burden of trying to understand the infinity of God, even though he, like us, was … Continue reading

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God’s Opinion; January 18, 2020


John 12:42-43 Yet at the same time many even among the leaders believed in him. But because of the Pharisees they would not confess their faith for fear they would be put out of the synagogue; for they loved praise … Continue reading

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Born Again; January 8, 2020


John 3:5-6 Jesus answered, ‚ÄúVery truly I tell you, no one can enter the kingdom of God unless they are born of water and the Spirit. Flesh gives birth to flesh, but the Spirit gives birth to spirit.” This whole … Continue reading

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Salvation by Faith; January 2, 2020


Luke 7:50 Jesus said to the woman, “Your faith has saved you; go in peace.” This is a very important little incident in Jesus’ ministry that often gets overlooked. Just as Jesus told the woman who touched the hem of … Continue reading

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God’s Standard; December 16, 2019


Matthew 5:46 “If you love those who love you, what reward will you get? Are not even the tax collectors doing that?” The whole Sermon on the Mount lays out a standard that seems impossibly high to us, simply because … Continue reading

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