Tag Archives: resentment

Forgiving; July 31, 2020


Mark 2:5 When Jesus saw their faith, he said to the paralytic, “Son, your sins are forgiven.” This is a very interesting incident. It’s the only place I can recall where someone else’ faith was credited for forgiveness. We don’t … Continue reading

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Trusting God; July 9, 2020


Zechariah 11:16 For I am going to raise up a shepherd over the land who will not care for the lost, or seek the young, or heal the injured, or feed the healthy, but will eat the meat of the … Continue reading

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Prayer; February 9, 2020


Romans 15:30 I urge you, brothers, by our Lord Jesus Christ and by the love of the Spirit, to join me in my struggle by praying to God for me. Probably countless “missionary prayer letters” have quoted this verse. In … Continue reading

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Entitlement; November 17, 2019


Jeremiah 5:30-31 “A horrible and shocking thing has happened in the land: The prophets prophesy lies, the priests rule by their own authority, and my people love it this way. But what will you do in the end?” Reading this … Continue reading

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Personal Responsibility; October 23, 2019


Proverbs 19:3 A man’s own folly ruins his life, yet his heart rages against the Lord. This is so common! Time and time again I have seen people who were mad at God, not recognizing that it was their own … Continue reading

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Giving God the Glory; November 21, 2017


Psalm 115:1 Not to us, O Lord, not to us but to your name be the glory, because of your love and faithfulness. This Psalmist had his head on straight! Human beings tend to be “glory hounds,” seeking credit not … Continue reading

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Resentment; November 6, 2017


Psalm 73:21-22 When my heart was grieved and my spirit embittered, I was senseless and ignorant; I was a brute beast before you. This Psalm is a very interesting exposition of the dangers of resentment. Verses 25 and 26 have … Continue reading

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Praise and Worship; October 28, 2017


Psalm 57:7 My heart is steadfast, O God, my heart is steadfast; I will sing and make music. I think this is a pretty clear example of what the Word/Faith people would call a positive confession. To this point David … Continue reading

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Faith vs. Trust; October 13, 2017


Psalm 28:1, 8 To you I call, O Lord my Rock; do not turn a deaf ear to me. For if you remain silent, I shall be like those who have gone down to the pit. The Lord is the … Continue reading

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God’s Grace; September 9, 2017


Ezra 9:13 “What has happened to us is a result of our evil deeds and our great guilt, and yet, our God, you have punished us less than our sins have deserved and have given us a remnant like this.” … Continue reading

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