Today, we focus on the importance of standing firm on the Word. In 2 Corinthians 4:2, Paul says, “We reject every shameful cover-up and refuse to resort to cunning trickery or distorting the Word of God. Instead, we open up our souls to you by presenting the truth to everyone’s conscience in the sight and … Continue reading Stand Firm
Forgiveness of God
Read Psalm 86. Today’s verse says: “Lord, you are so good to me, so kind in every way and ready to forgive” (v. 5a TPT). Today, we will focus on how God is “ready to forgive,” and look closely at the forgiveness of God. God is good and kind and He is ready to forgive. … Continue reading Forgiveness of God
Behold the Lamb Series
Week 1 – The Lamb of God [John 1:29, Leviticus 17:11] Here is the LAMB OF GOD who takes away the sin of the world. Behold –to point something out Here – to indicate a place … John is drawing attention to Jesus Lamb of God – sent by God, provided by God Takes Away … Continue reading Behold the Lamb Series
Refusing to Confess
We never like to be wrong. Pride. It’s a terrible thing. Not only do we not like being wrong, but we usually are not quick to confess our sin. Rather than confess to God and receive His mercy, we do not take the simple step toward forgiveness. The Psalmist noted that when he refused to … Continue reading Refusing to Confess
Most people have heard the term “scapegoat.” Typically, we hear this word when referencing someone who took the fall for the team or someone who took the blame for something they weren’t even guilty of committing. This term is rooted in Leviticus 16, when we read of the need for Aaron to present a live … Continue reading Scapegoat
On the way home from my daughter’s track meet, we got to see a town square pole get uprooted and smashed by a big freight truck. It was something I’ve never seen before, but it was also a teachable moment that I took advantage of when it was available. The reason the truck driver could … Continue reading Pole Smashing
R U Ok?
On September 13, Australia had celebrated a day that is known as R U Ok?Day. RU Ok?Day is actually a national day there, and it’s held the second Thursday of September. This day is focused on building awareness of people-- asking people if they are okay and being genuinely supportive. Too often we overlook our … Continue reading R U Ok?