Secret sin ∙

The LORD was displeased with what David had done. – 2 Samuel 11:27 Psalms 51:1-12  1 Have mercy on me, O God, because of your unfailing love. Because of your great compassion, blot out the stain of my sins.  2 Wash me clean from my guilt. Purify me from my sin.  3 For I recognizeContinue reading “Secret sin ∙”

Be nice

Be nice You must clothe yourselves with tenderhearted mercy, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience. – Colossians 3:12 2 Corinthians 6:6 We prove ourselves by our purity, our understanding, our patience, our kindness, by the Holy Spirit within us, and by our sincere love. Proverbs 3:3 Never let loyalty and kindness leave you! Tie them aroundContinue reading “Be nice”

Unworthy belonging ∙

Unworthy belonging ∙ Have mercy on me, O God, according to your lovingkindness. – Psalms 51:1 Psalms 51:1-7  1 A Psalm of David, when Nathan the prophet went to him, after he had gone into Bathsheba. Have mercy on me, O God, according to your steadfast love; according to your abundant mercy blot out myContinue reading “Unworthy belonging ∙”

Harps on the willows ∙∙

Harps on the willows ∙∙ The LORD said, “I will make Jerusalem a heap of ruins. Jackals will make their home there. I will destroy the towns of Judah so that no one will be able to live in them.” Jeremiah 9:11 Psalms 137:1-4  1 Beside the rivers of Babylon, we sat and wept asContinue reading “Harps on the willows ∙∙”

It is never too soon to be kind ∙

It is never too soon to be kind ∙ Do not let kindness and truth leave you; tie them around your neck as a reminder. Write them deep within your heart. – Proverbs 3:3 Proverbs 20:27-29  27 The LORD’s light penetrates the human spirit, exposing every hidden motive.  28 Unfailing love and faithfulness protect theContinue reading “It is never too soon to be kind ∙”