Shallow repentance ∙

Shallow repentance ∙ I want you to show love, not offer sacrifices. I want you to know me more than I want burnt offerings. – Hosea 6:6 Hosea 6:1-6  1 Come, let us return to the LORD. He has torn us to pieces; now, he will heal us. He has injured us; now, he willContinue reading “Shallow repentance ∙”

First Responder ∙

First Responder ∙ I am praying to you because I know you will answer, O God. incline your ear to me and hear my prayer. – Psalm 17:6 Psalms 46:1-2  1 God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in time of need.  2 Therefore we will not fear, though the earth shouldContinue reading “First Responder ∙”

Recalculating ∙

Recalculating ∙ In their hearts humans plan their course, but the Lord establishes their steps. – Proverbs 16:9 Proverbs 16:1-3  1 We can make our own plans, but the LORD gives the right answer.  2 People may be pure in their own eyes, but the LORD examines their motives.  3 Commit your actions to theContinue reading “Recalculating ∙”

Samson failed hero

Samson failed hero O Lord God, remember me! Strengthen me just one more time. – Judges 16:28 Judges 16:28-30  28 Then Samson prayed to the LORD, “Sovereign LORD, remember me again. O God, please strengthen me just one more time. With one blow, let me pay back the Philistines for the loss of my twoContinue reading “Samson failed hero”

The spark

The spark Awake, O sleeper, rise up from the dead, and Christ will give you light. – Ephesians 5:14 Romans 13:11-14  11 This is all the more urgent, for you know how late it is; time is running out. Wake up, for our salvation is nearer now than when we first believed.  12 The nightContinue reading “The spark”