Today's Devotions

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Showcase: Thanksgiving

  • Supplications, Prayers, Intercessions, and Thanksgivings +

    Moses implored the Lord his God, and said, O Lord, turn from yourfierce wrath; change your mind and do not Read More
  • Colossians 1: ESV +

    Greeting 1 Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, 2 To the 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

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Favorites

  • Mysterious and Unknown: Our Great God Fernando Ortega +

    Eternal God, unchanging Mysterious and unknown Your boundless love unfailing In grace and mercy shown Bright seraphim in ceaseless flight Read More
  • Our Great God by Fernando Ortega +

    Eternal God, unchangingMysterious, and unknownYour boundless love, unfailingIn grace and mercy shownBright seraphim in endless flightAround Your glorious throneThey raise Read More
  • This is my Father's world by Fernando Ortega +

    This is my Father's world, and to my listening ears all nature sings, and round me rings the music of Read More
  • Praise to the Lord, the Almighty by Fernando Ortega +

    Praise to the Lord, the AlmightyThe King of creationO my soul, praise HimFor He is thy health and salvationAll ye Read More
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Hidden Blessings

  • The Inerrancy of Scriptures by Dr. Wayne Grudem (Systematic Theology, ch5) +

    Below is an outline from Dr. Grudem's teaching on inerrancy; at the end of the outline is a link to Read More
  • The Joy of the Lord: God's Promise in Scriptures +

    Neh 8:10b For the joy of the Lord is your strength. Ps 5:11 But let all those that put their Read More
  • God Hears Us--Scriptures to Meditate On +

      For they cried to the God in the battle, and He was entreated of them; because they put their Read More
  • God's Favor and Sufficiency--Scriptures to Mediate On +

    Deut 7:9 Know therefore that the Lord your God, He is God, the faithful God, which keeps covenant and mercy Read More
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