20 Then Jesus began to denounce the towns in which most of his miracles had been performed, because they did not repent. 21 “Woe to you, Chorazin! Woe to you, Bethsaida! For if the miracles that were performed in you had been performed in Tyre and Sidon, they would have repented long ago in sackcloth and ashes. … Continue reading Don’t Be Passive in Your Faith
The Long Wait Have you ever waited for something for so long that your ears started to tingle when you hear news about it? All of us have had that feeling, whether it was waiting for news of a loved one who was on a long journey or waiting in agony over medical test results. … Continue reading The Call to Repent
My Lord, take away my pride,
Cast from me my willfulness against you.
For it prevents me from having peace,
My joy is robbed by my stubbornness.
My arrogance has become a part of me,
A useless organ has my pride become.
I plea to the Almighty to remove it from me,
My King, I cry that you cut out my rebellion.
For I long to have a perfect bond with You,
My God is the only One I wish to be close to.
But my pride is separating me from you,
My rebelliousness has divided us.
Therefore I will turn from my arrogance,
In repentance, I will reject my willful nature.
How freeing it is to be abandon pride,
What joy it is to embrace repentance and forgiveness.
Godly sorrow brings repentance that leads to salvation and leaves no regret, but worldly sorrow brings death. 2 Corinthians 7:10 Holy Bible, New International Version
They are three of the hardest words for us to say :”I am sorry.”
How many marriages and friendships have been destroyed because the offender refused to apologize?
You know why they refuse to apologize?
When on the other hand you apologize, many times, you end up feeling better than the person who was offended.
They are hard but necessary steps you must take.
If on the other hand you are proud and arrogant and refuse to apologize what right do you have to expect God to forgive you or to give you any blessings?
If you refuse to forgive others why do you expect Jehovah to forgive you? Joseph- Anthony: Green
Prayer: Please Jehovah Elohim (God our creator) create in me a humble…
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What would you do if you heard that you could have a better life if you just gave up the comfortable, yet sinful, lifestyle you are living in? Would you take this news as good or bad? How would react to the one who gave you the message? In John 12, Jesus, being God in the flesh, proclaims His message of new life in Him. How would you respond?
I have been writing journals since 2001. All of them are reflection of what God revealed to me in His Bible. This is the beginning of a Flashback series, which will be every Sunday. Here I will share what God showed me a long time ago.
Welcome to the Bible Verse Application Minute. Once on the weekend, I will read a verse from the Bible and briefly describe how believers in Christ can apply to their every day life. This is the first I am doing this so please feel free to share your comments. God bless.