Tag Archives: turning to God

Repentance; July 6, 2019


Deuteronomy 30:6 The Lord your God will circumcise your hearts and the hearts of your descendants, so that you may love him with all your heart and with all your soul, and live. This chapter as a whole is talking … 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, ‚Äútimes of … Continue reading

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Prepare to Meet Your God; April 9, 2018


Amos 4:12 “Prepare to meet your God.” Going to college in East Tennessee I remember seeing this message on billboards and simply painted on cliff faces. Given the reality of some of those mountain roads, they sometimes came across as … Continue reading

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Response to Trials; November 18, 2017


Psalm 107:19-20 Then they cried to the Lord in their trouble, and he saved them from their distress. He sent forth his word and healed them; he rescued them from the grave. This whole Psalm is a marvelous recitation of … Continue reading

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Relying on God; October 29, 2017


Psalm 61:2 From the ends of the earth I call to you, I call as my heart grows faint; lead me to the rock that is higher than I. To me this seems to be a very representative prayer of … Continue reading

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June 23, 2016


Psalm 38:21-22 O Lord, do not forsake me; be not far from me, O my God. Come quickly to help me, O Lord my Savior. The most striking thing about David to me is that God was everything to him. … Continue reading

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