Hiding from the consequences of our sin seems to be our knee jerk reaction, but it does not work.
Who was the most evil hero in the Bible: Moses, David, Peter, or Paul?
I have swept away your sins like a cloud. I have scattered your offenses like the morning mist. Oh, return to me, for I have paid the price to set you free. (Isaiah 44:22) Read: Isaiah 41:14-45:10, Ephesians 3:1-21, Psalm 68:1-18, Proverbs 24:1-2 Relate: My best and worst race in cross country are one and…
David was furious. “As surely as the Lord lives,” he vowed, “any man who would do such a thing deserves to die!” Then Nathan said to David, “You are that man!” (2 Samuel 12:5,7) Read: 2 Samuel 12:1-31, John 16:1-33, Psalm 119:65-80, Proverbs 16:4-5 Relate: When I think about David’s response to Nathan’s story all I can think is, “What…
David certainly overreacted to the story he had just been told, but he was never expecting the next four words he would hear.
Then the man who is governor of the land told us, “This is how I will find out if you are honest men. Leave one of your brothers here with me, and take grain for your starving families and go on home. But you must bring your youngest brother back to me. Then I will…
If people knew the real me, they would learn that I have a past that is far from reputable, a thought life that is far from wholesome, a tongue that is far from kind, an anger that is far from under control, a pride that refuses to allow this side of me to be exposed, and an apathy that doesn’t care to change things.
What stories do our scars tell?
What is your favorite sin? I don’t mean, which sin do you most like doing? I mean, which one do you most like condemning?
No one likes to admit failings, let alone take the time and effort to repair or make amends for damages.