A Broken and Contrite Heart

Psalm 51 English Standard Version (ESV) To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David, when Nathan the prophet went to him, after he had gone in to Bathsheba. Have mercy on me, O God, according to your steadfast love; according to your abundant mercy blot out my transgressions. 2 Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity, and … Continue reading A Broken and Contrite Heart

Taking Liberties

Psalm 19:1-6 ESV The heavens declare the glory of God, and the sky above proclaims his handiwork. Day to day pours out speech, and night to night reveals knowledge. There is no speech, nor are there words, whose voice is not heard. Their voice goes out through all the earth, and their words to the … Continue reading Taking Liberties

God’s Plans for Us

Within the church today, at least here in America, we have people who are preaching “feel good” messages to the people, telling them that they can “believe” in Jesus, that nothing is required of them, and that heaven is guaranteed them when they die, and that nothing bad will happen to them, and even that … Continue reading God’s Plans for Us

Who Hates the Light?

John 3:16 ESV “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.” Our God is a triune God – Father, Son (Jesus Christ), and Holy Spirit – three distinct personalities in one person, one Godhead. They are all one God … Continue reading Who Hates the Light?

Yet Even Now

Joel 2:1-2 ESV Blow a trumpet in Zion; sound an alarm on my holy mountain! Let all the inhabitants of the land tremble, for the day of the Lord is coming; it is near, a day of darkness and gloom, a day of clouds and thick darkness! Like blackness there is spread upon the mountains … Continue reading Yet Even Now

In Relationship with God

I John 1:1-4 ESV That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we looked upon and have touched with our hands, concerning the word of life— the life was made manifest, and we have seen it, and testify to it and proclaim to you the … Continue reading In Relationship with God