November 23: “Confess Your Faults to One Another”

If we continue to feel guilt after confessing our sin to the Lord, then maybe the breakthrough we crave can be found in confessing our sin to a trusted Jesus-follower.

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September 16: “A Speck, a Log, and a Story”

6 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: 2 Samuel 122 Corinthians 5Ezekiel 19Psalms 64-65 Today’s Bible Verse(s): 2 Samuel 12:5-6 (CSB): “David was infuriated with the man and said to Nathan, ‘As the LORD lives, the man who did this deserves to die! Because he has done this thing and shown no pity, he […]

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September 15: “Grace Over Judgment”

4 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: 2 Samuel 112 Corinthians 4Ezekiel 18Psalms 62-63 Today’s Bible Verse(s): Ezekiel 18:23 (CSB): “‘Do I take any pleasure in the death of the wicked?’ This is the declaration of the Lord GOD. ‘Instead, don’t I take pleasure when he turns from his ways and lives?’” Reflections […]

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September 10: “Are You a Good Person”

6 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: 2 Samuel 4-5 1 Corinthians 15Ezekiel 13Psalms 52-54 Today’s Bible Verse(s): Psalm 53:2-3 (CSB): “God looks down from heaven on the human race to see if there is one who is wise, one who seeks God. All have turned away; all alike have become corrupt. There […]

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September 9: “Getting Your Joy Back After You Sin”

4 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: 2 Samuel 31 Corinthians 14Ezekiel 12Psalm 51 Today’s Bible Verse(s): Psalm 51:12 (CSB): “Restore the joy of your salvation to me, and sustain me by giving me a willing spirit.” Reflections on Today’s Bible Verse(s): Psalm 51 is rugged and honest. David, who penned it, had engaged […]

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July 26: “Forgiven and Justified!”

4 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: Judges 9Acts 13Jeremiah 22Mark 8 Today’s Bible Verse(s): Acts 13:38-39 (CSB): “Therefore, let it be known to you, brothers and sisters, that through this man forgiveness of sins is being proclaimed to you. Everyone who believes is justified through him from everything that you could not […]

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July 20: “My Privileges in the Heavenly Courtroom”

12 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: Judges 3Acts 7Jeremiah 16Mark 2 Today’s Bible Verse(s): Acts 7:59-60 (CSB): “While they were stoning Stephen, he called out, ‘Lord Jesus, receive my spirit!’ He knelt down and cried out with a loud voice, ‘Lord, do not hold this sin against them!’ And after saying this, he […]

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“The World Condemns With No Hope of Restoration; It Needs the Gospel!”

The past few months have been pretty astounding. People are getting targeted for something they did years or even decades ago. What they did was clearly wrong but that offense (or offenses) in their past is enough to get them fired or at least publicly disgraced. If you keep up with the news, you’ll also […]

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June 26: “A Mindset that Makes Forgiving Easier”

11 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: Deuteronomy 31Psalms 119:97-120Isaiah 58Matthew 6 Today’s Bible Verse(s): Matthew 6:14-15 (CSB): “For if you forgive others their offenses, your heavenly Father will forgive you as well. But if you don’t forgive others, your Father will not forgive our offenses.” Reflections on Today’s Bible Verse(s): Forgiveness is […]

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May 22: “Confession, Forgiveness, and Cleansing … and Greek”

8 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: Numbers 31 Psalms 75-76 Isaiah 23 1 John 1 Today’s Bible Verse(s): “If we confess our sins, he is faithful and righteous to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.”1 John 1:9 (CSB) Reflections on Today’s Bible Verse(s): The verse I have […]

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