Tag Archives: confession

Freedom from Sin; April 1, 2019


Romans 6:11 In the same way, count yourselves dead to sin but alive to God in Christ Jesus. I have no idea how Romans 6 got so out of sequence in the readings, but perhaps God allowed it to focus … Continue reading

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Imperfection; January 2, 2019


2 John 1:4 It has given me great joy to find some of your children walking in the truth, just as the Father commanded us. When you think about it, this is a pretty remarkable statement. John has great joy … Continue reading

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Confession; December 18, 2018


James 5:16 Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous man is powerful and effective. I have heard this whole section, from verse 13 on, … Continue reading

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Repentance; March 22, 2018


Hosea 6:1 “Come, let us return to the Lord. He has torn us to pieces but he will heal us; he has injured us but he will bind up our wounds.” On the face of it, the first three verses … Continue reading

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Intercession and Repentance; March 18, 2018


Daniel 9:18-19 “We do not make requests of you because we are righteous, but because of your great mercy. O Lord, listen! O Lord, forgive! O Lord, hear and act! For your sake, O my God, do not delay, because … Continue reading

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Righteousness; November 12, 2017


Psalm 85:13 Righteousness goes before him and prepares the way for his steps. There’s an interesting difference in tenses between the NIV and the Japanese here. The first half of the verse is in complete agreement, but in the second … Continue reading

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April 8, 2017


John 3:20-21 “Everyone who does evil hates the light, and will not come into the light for fear that his deeds will be exposed. But whoever lives by the truth comes into the light, so that it may be seen … Continue reading

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