The Power of Forgiveness.

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God Forgives.  Have mercy on me, O God,     according to your steadfast love; according to your abundant mercy     blot out my transgressions. (Psalm 51:1)  Forgiveness cleanses. Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity,     and cleanse me from my sin! (Psalm 51:2)  Forgiveness comes through confession. For I know my transgressions,     and my sin is ever before […]

Following God

Posted on Posted in Exodus, Theology, Wise Living

Life is filled with decisions; what to eat for breakfast, where to go to college, whom to marry, where to live, work, and leave a legacy. Everyday life is filled with decisions, big and small, that will impact our lives and the lives of others. So in all those decisions, how will you decide? If […]

The day forever ended 

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   Once a year the people of Israel would gather and hold their breath as the High Priest would go into the Holy of Holies to meet with God.  The High Priest entered through brood and with blood.  Blood to make atonement because there was a relationship that needed restoring. God was holy, perfect, and […]

To love is to hate. 

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We often think of hate as the enemy of love, but sometime hate is its companion.  For example: To love good is to hate evil.  To love life is to hate murder.  To love truth is to hate lies.  To love purity is to hate impurity.  To love dogs is to hate cats.  To love […]

Our biggest problem

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Our biggest problem is not external, but internal. Our sins aren’t to blamed on bad raising, lack of education, or inherited behavioral traits. Our sin and rebellion is to be blamed on our hearts (says Jesus). For our sinful desires grow inside before they appear outside. It’s our hearts that cause us to think evil […]