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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September 30: “Compassionate Confrontation”

4 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: 1 Kings 2Galatians 6Ezekiel 33Psalms 81-82 Today’s Bible Verse(s): Galatians 6:1 (CSB): “Brothers and sisters, if someone is overtaken in any wrongdoing, you who are spiritual, restore such a person with a gentle spirit, watching out for yourselves so that you also won’t be tempted.” Reflections […]

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September 28: “Does God Tempt Me to Sin?”

8 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: 2 Samuel 24Galatians 4Ezekiel 31Psalms 79 Today’s Bible Verse(s): 2 Samuel 24:1 (CSB): “The LORD’s anger burned against Israel again, and he stirred up David against them to say, ‘Go, count the people of Israel and Judah.’” Reflections on Today’s Bible Verse(s): When you and I […]

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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 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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