January 4: “Repentance is a Good Thing”

The first word to come out of John the Baptist’s and Jesus’ mouth as they began their ministries was “repent.” That word is obviously significant and demands our attention and compliance. But it’s also a very good word!

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December 12: “Jesus Values Sin Over Apathy”

We are never in more danger than when we feel like we have ‘arrived’ in our walk with Jesus. When we have spiritual arrogance and are filled with self-sufficiency, we are in desperate need of repentance.

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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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