Everyone understands desperation ∙

Everyone understands desperation ∙ I trust in your unfailing love; my heart rejoices in your salvation. – Psalm 13:5 Psalms 13:1-6   1 O LORD, how long will you forget me? Forever? How long will you look the other way?  2 How long must I struggle with anguish in my soul, with sorrow in my heartContinue reading “Everyone understands desperation ∙”

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 ∙”

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”

By invitation only ∙

By invitation only ∙ We can boldly enter heaven’s Most Holy Place because of the blood of Jesus. – Hebrews 10:19 Hebrews 4:14-16  14 Since then we have a great high priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus, the Son of God, let us hold fast our confession.  15 For we do not haveContinue reading “By invitation only ∙”

The new you ∙

The new you ∙ So I say, let the Holy Spirit guide your lives. Then you won’t be doing what your sinful nature craves.. – Galatians 5:16 John 3:3-7  3 Jesus replied, “I tell you the truth, unless you are born again, you cannot see the Kingdom of God.”  6 Humans can reproduce only humanContinue reading “The new you ∙”