Tag Archives: sins

Repentance; June 22, 2020


Isaiah 57:21 “There is no peace,” says my God, “for the wicked.” We love the many gracious promises in the Bible but we tend to ignore the conditional statements. We love, “Peace, peace, to those far and near,” in verse … Continue reading

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Mercy; April 26, 2020


James 2:12-13 Speak and act as those who are going to be judged by the law that gives freedom, because judgment without mercy will be shown to anyone who has not been merciful. Mercy triumphs over judgment! I think a … Continue reading

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Pleasing God; December 15, 2019


Matthew 3:17 And a voice from heaven said, “This is my Son, whom I love; with him I am well pleased.” Everything about Jesus pleased the Father. The more I think about that, the more remarkable it becomes. As human … Continue reading

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Life vs. Death; October 11, 2019


Proverbs 8:35-36 “For whoever finds me finds life and receives favor from the Lord. But whoever fails to find me harms himself; all who hate me love death.” The section from verse 22 through 31 has a lot of parallels … Continue reading

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Sin and Judgment; August 28, 2019


Psalm 94:8-9 Take heed, you senseless ones among the people; you fools, when will you become wise? Does he who implanted the ear not hear? Does he who formed the eye not see? There were several verses in this Psalm … Continue reading

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Forgiveness; November 1, 2018


Ephesians 4:32 Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you. Every sentence in this section is underlined, and I could preach on any of them! However, they all deal with interpersonal … Continue reading

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Our Bodies; September 15, 2018


Romans 12:1 Therefore, I urge you, brothers, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God—this is your spiritual act of worship. Modern society has certainly spotlighted the importance of this verse. … Continue reading

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August 1, 2016


Psalm 120:1-2 I call on the Lord in my distress, and he answers me. Save me, O Lord, from lying lips and from deceitful tongues. The Bible has many prayers for physical healing, but at least an equal number of … Continue reading

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July 16, 2015


Psalms 65:2-3 O you who hear prayer, to you all men will come.  When we were overwhelmed by sins,you forgave our transgressions. The fact that God hears prayer is of extraordinary importance. As it says here, “all flesh” seeks such … Continue reading

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August 26, 2012


Revelation 1:5-6 and from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, the firstborn from the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth. To him who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood, … Continue reading

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