Category Archives: repentance

Cleaning House

Judah’s King Josiah ordered the Temple, long neglected and run-down, to be repaired.  In the process, the High Priest Hilkiah found the Book of the Law, also badly neglected and ignored.  Scribe Shaphan read from the book aloud to the … Continue reading

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Try me and know my anxious thoughts

“Search me, O God, and know my heart; Try me and know my anxious thoughts; And see if there be any hurtful way in me, And lead me in the everlasting way.”                 … Continue reading

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Live for what lasts

Nearly every day I pray God would give me recognition of my own sin, that I might confess it to Him, turn from that destructive way, and find His healthy course for my life. “Search me, O God, and know … Continue reading

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Repentance without regret

“He disciplines us for our good, so that we may share His holiness. All discipline for the moment seems not to be joyful, but sorrowful;  yet to those who have been trained by it, afterwards it yields the peaceful fruit … Continue reading

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Repentance without regret

Maybe you’re looking wrongly at the gap between where you feel you are and what you think God wants you to be. “For the sorrow that is according to the will of God produces a repentance without regret, leading to salvation, but the sorrow of the world produces … Continue reading

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