September 18: “Guilt that Produces Repentance”

4 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: 2 Samuel 142 Corinthians 7Ezekiel 21Psalms 68 Today’s Bible Verse(s): 2 Corinthians 7:10 (CSB): “For godly grief produces a repentance that leads to salvation without regret, but worldly grief produces death.” Reflections on Today’s Bible Verse(s): Wouldn’t it be nice if God shipped a “Spiritual Birth […]

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September 17: “One Hindrance to Answered Prayer”

4 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: 2 Samuel 132 Corinthians 6Ezekiel 20Psalms 66-67 Today’s Bible Verse(s): Psalm 66:18–20 (CSB): “If I had been aware of malice in my heart, the Lord would not have listened. However, God has listened; he has paid attention to the sound of my prayer. Blessed be God! […]

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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 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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April 25: “Falling into Spiritual Apathy and Making It Right”

6 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: Numbers 2 Psalms 36 Ecclesiastes 12 Philemon 1 Today’s Bible Verse(s): “An oracle within my heart concerning the transgression of the wicked person: Dread of God has no effect on him. For with his flattering opinion of himself, he does not discover and hate his iniquity.” […]

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April 21: “Confession and Happiness”

5 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: Leviticus 25 Psalm 32 Ecclesiastes 8 2 Timothy 4 Today’s Bible Verse(s): “How joyful is the one whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered! How joyful is a person whom the Lord does not charge with iniquity and in whose spirit is no deceit!” Psalm […]

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March 4: “The Joy of Entering the Valley of Repentance”

5 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: Exodus 15 Luke 18 Job 33 2 Corinthians 3 Today’s Bible Verse(s): “I tell you, this one went down to his house justified rather than the other; because everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, but the one who humbles himself will be exalted.” Luke 18:14 […]

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March 1: “One Thing that Sparks Celebration in Heaven”

4 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: Exodus 12 Luke 15 Job 30 1 Corinthians 16 Today’s Bible Verse(s): “I tell you, in the same way, there will be more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous people who don’t need repentance.” Luke 15:7 (CSB) Reflections on Today’s […]

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January 4: “The Beauty of Repentance (Turning Around)”

6 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: Genesis 4 Matthew 4 Ezra 4 Acts 4 Today’s Bible Verse(s): “From then on Jesus began to preach, ‘Repent, because the kingdom of heaven has come near.’”  Matthew 4:17 (CSB) Reflections on Today’s Bible Verse(s): The very first word that we hear come out of Jesus’ […]

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December 9: “The Blessing of Repentance”

5 Minute Read + Scripture readings TODAY’S BIBLE READING: Joel 1:1–3:21 Revelation 1:1-20 Psalm 128:1-6 Proverbs 29:18 TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): Joel 2:12-13 (CSB): “Even now — this is the LORD’s declaration — turn to me with all your heart, with fasting, weeping, and mourning. Tear your hearts, not just your clothes, and return to the […]

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