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Sin and Salvation; August 10, 2019


Psalm 57:6 They spread a net for my feet— I was bowed down in distress. They dug a pit in my path— but they have fallen into it themselves. I can imagine David’s delight at being able to write this. … Continue reading

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Forgiveness; February 5, 2019


Luke 5:20 When Jesus saw their faith, he said, “Friend, your sins are forgiven.” Forgiveness is one of the major themes of the whole Bible. Right after including forgiveness in teaching His disciples to pray, Jesus said what has got … Continue reading

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God’s Character; March 24, 2018


Hosea 11:9 I will not carry out my fierce anger, nor will I turn and devastate Ephraim. For I am God, and not man— the Holy One among you. I will not come in wrath.[ This verse wasn’t underlined in … Continue reading

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Revenge vs. Forgiveness; June 13, 2017


1 Samuel 24:12 “May the Lord judge between you and me. And may the Lord avenge the wrongs you have done to me, but my hand will not touch you.” David’s dependence on God was complete. He not only trusted … Continue reading

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September 27, 2016


Matthew 6:14-15 “For if you forgive men when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. But if you do not forgive men their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins.” For most thoughtful believers, these … Continue reading

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May 25, 2016


Psalm 109:21 But you, O Sovereign Lord, deal well with me for your name’s sake; out of the goodness of your love, deliver me. This is not a comfortable Psalm to read, as David asks God for all sorts of … Continue reading

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May 4, 2016


Job 42:10 After Job had prayed for his friends, the Lord made him prosperous again and gave him twice as much as he had before. The way I read this, Job had to forgive his friends before God could/would restore … Continue reading

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