Tag Archive: repent

Do You Laugh At The LORD…Or With Him?

Journey In Genesis—Selected Passages 3 Genesis 18:1-2: The Lord appeared to Abraham near the great trees of Mamre while he was sitting at the entrance to his tent in the heat of the day. 2 Abraham looked up and… Continue reading

Jonah: Running From God 3

Jonah 3: Then the word of the Lord came to Jonah a second time: 2 “Go to the great city of Nineveh and proclaim to it the message I give you.” 3 Jonah obeyed the word of the Lord and… Continue reading

Jonah: Running From God 2

If you missed it, please click HERE for the post about Jonah chapter 1. On to Jonah 2! From inside the fish Jonah prayed to the Lord his God. 2 He said: “In my distress I called to… Continue reading

Swimming In The Psalms: Responding To Our Sin (Psalm 51)

Psalm 51 For the director of music. A psalm of David. When the prophet Nathan came to him after David had committed adultery with Bathsheba. 1 Have mercy on me, O God, according to your… Continue reading

The Willingness Of The LORD…

Few people would want a medical school student to do their surgery— we typically prefer the seasoned doctor, experienced with many surgeries under his/her belt, not a doctor in training. And yet in… Continue reading

Thoughts On The Lord’s Supper 4

Repentance is an important part of both becoming a Christian and celebrating the Lord’s Supper. Repentance is not walking around whipping yourself for the rest of your life… Yet while repentance is not… Continue reading

It’s All Meaningless 3? A Time To Hate? (Ecclesiastes 3:1-8)…

Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens: 2     a time to be born and a time to die, a time to plant and a time… Continue reading

It’s All Meaningless 2? Chasing The Wind 2 (Ecclesiastes 2:1-26)…

We started in Ecclesiastes 1 last post & we dig into chapter 2 to hear from Solomon, who enjoyed all the sin & pleasure this world offers, who stood at the peak of… Continue reading

Some Thoughts On Repentance…

Acts 3:17-20 (NIV): “Now, fellow Israelites, I know that you acted in ignorance, as did your leaders. 18 But this is how God fulfilled what he had foretold through all the prophets, saying that his Messiah would suffer. … Continue reading

Why Is The Church So Few, Feeble & Fruitless In 2017? An Answer From 1885.

J.C. Ryle wrote the following in 1885 describing the reasons for the lack of health in the Church in England then…like a scalpel how precise it is for the overall state of the… Continue reading