Tag Archives: repentance

Rules; April 28, 2019


Galatians 5:13 You, my brothers, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the sinful nature; rather, serve one another in love. This is a verse that needs to be preached far and wide! This … Continue reading

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Fellowship with God; April 6, 2019


1 Corinthians 1:9 God, who has called you into fellowship with his Son Jesus Christ our Lord, is faithful. For once I really like the NIV turn of phrase. It’s not a difference in translation, but the sentence structure puts … Continue reading

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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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Condemnation; March 27, 2019


Romans 8:1 Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. This is an extremely important verse, particularly in light of all that follows. It would be easy to read Paul’s description of our position in … Continue reading

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Salvation; March 25, 2019


Romans 3:22-24 This righteousness from God comes through faith in Jesus Christ to all who believe. There is no difference, for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, and are justified freely by his grace through … Continue reading

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Gifts; March 7, 2019


Acts 4:12 “Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to men by which we must be saved.” This is one of the fundamental truths of the universe, at least from the … Continue reading

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Repentance; March 6, 2019


Acts 3:19 “Repent, then, and turn to God, so that your sins may be wiped out, that times of refreshing may come from the Lord.” Different translations into different languages can make for some awkward transitions. In Japanese, “times of … Continue reading

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