Today's Devotions

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Showcase: Repentance

  • Repentance: JC Ryle +

    Repentance is a thorough change of person's natural heart, upon the subject of sin. We are all born in sin. Read More
  • God's Pleas for Repentance: Scriptures on repentance +

    Repentance is an essential part of the Christian walk, and is a daily activity to maintain our relationship with God. Read More
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Repentance is an essential part of the Christian walk, and is a daily activity to maintain our relationship with God. This is part one of three parts that look at how the scriptures portray various aspects of repentance, beginning with God's pleas for our repentance.

2 Corinthians 7:10 For godly grief produces a repentance that leads to salvation and brings no regret, but worldly grief produces death.

2 Chronicles 33:10 [ Manasseh Restored after Repentance ] The Lord spoke to Manasseh and to his people, but they gave no heed.

Hosea 6:1 [ A Call to Repentance ] “Come, let us return to the Lord; for it is he who has torn, and he will heal us; he has struck down, and he will bind us up.

Hosea 14:1 [ A Plea for Repentance ] Return, O Israel, to the Lord your God, for you have stumbled because of your iniquity.

Joel 1:13 [ A Call to Repentance and Prayer ] Put on sackcloth and lament, you priests; wail, you ministers of the altar. Come, pass the night in sackcloth, you ministers of my God! Grain offering and drink offering are withheld from the house of your God.

Jeremiah 3:6 [ A Call to Repentance ] The Lord said to me in the days of King Josiah: Have you seen what she did, that faithless one, Israel, how she went up on every high hill and under every green tree, and played the whore there?

Jeremiah 8:6 I have given heed and listened, but they do not speak honestly; no one repents of wickedness, saying, “What have I done!” All of them turn to their own course, like a horse plunging headlong into battle.

Jeremiah 9:5 They all deceive their neighbors, and no one speaks the truth; they have taught their tongues to speak lies; they commit iniquity and are too weary to repent.

Ezekiel 14:6 Therefore say to the house of Israel, Thus says the Lord God: Repent and turn away from your idols; and turn away your faces from all your abominations.

Ezekiel 18:30 Therefore I will judge you, O house of Israel, all of you according to your ways, says the Lord God. Repent and turn from all your transgressions; otherwise iniquity will be your ruin.

Hosea 6:1 [ A Call to Repentance ] “Come, let us return to the Lord; for it is he who has torn, and he will heal us; he has struck down, and he will bind us up.

Hosea 14:1 [ A Plea for Repentance ] Return, O Israel, to the Lord your God, for you have stumbled because of your iniquity.

Joel 1:13 [ A Call to Repentance and Prayer ] Put on sackcloth and lament, you priests; wail, you ministers of the altar. Come, pass the night in sackcloth, you ministers of my God! Grain offering and drink offering are withheld from the house of your God.

Zechariah 1:6 But my words and my statutes, which I commanded my servants the prophets, did they not overtake your ancestors? So they repented and said, “The Lord of hosts has dealt with us according to our ways and deeds, just as he planned to do.”

Jeremiah 3:6 [ A Call to Repentance ] The Lord said to me in the days of King Josiah: Have you seen what she did, that faithless one, Israel, how she went up on every high hill and under every green tree, and played the whore there?

2 Chronicles 33:10 [ Manasseh Restored after Repentance ] The Lord spoke to Manasseh and to his people, but they gave no heed.

Reflections to Consider

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Publications

  • Worry

    Do we trust God to take care of each and every one of our troubles, or do we act like Read More
  • The Beauty of God

    Apocalyptic and the Beauty of God Isaiah 65. 17-25; Revelation 21.9-27 a sermon at Harvard Memorial Church, October 22 2006 Read More
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Music

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Audio & Video

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Favorites

  • Healing Words From A Dialogue With God by Sylvia Gunter +

    ... Because of the tender mercy of our God, by which the rising sun will come to us from heaven to Read More
  • Fast Of Words - A Different Kind Of Fast by Sylvia Gunter +

    Isaiah 58:10b-12 Time and again God brings me to my knees over my heart attitude expressed out of my mouth. Read More
  • The power of words +

    Our words have the power to bless or curse, to influence for good or for bad. Read More
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Hidden Blessings

  • A model of persevering: Jacob +

    Jesus directs us to follow him-- Read More
  • Our negatives, His positives--from Ken Boa +

    Our negatives, God’s positives Read More
  • Beth Moore's watershed moment +

    Over the weekend (December 12, 2020), thousands of aggrieved individuals took to Washington D.C. for a “Stop the Steal” rally, Read More
  • Serving God, not man (an excerpt) +

    Watching in shock and dismay at the overrun of the Capitol on Wednesday (January 6, 2021), Read More
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