Posts with the tag “repentance”
The Power of Repenting to Others
June 4th, 2020
This week was different.For the first time since March, the pandemic was not at the forefront of our minds. Coronavirus was not the headliner. Instead, protests over racial injustice have filled our s...
For the Defensive Prone Heart
November 26th, 2019
Do you secretly hate critical feedback, unsought suggestions, or being told you are wrong? Do you ever feel the need to over explain or give 3 points for why you failed? Or, do all of the above take p...
June 11th, 2019
God calls us to rebuke one another. I am primarily addressing the idea of one believer addressing another about sin. Yet these principles apply more broadly. Addressing conflict with non-Christians ma...
Confidence In Christ
July 2nd, 2018
Study the life of David in the historical books and see a man filled with godly confidence. He was a sinner like us, but in many ways he’s a great model. What was his secret?Read the Psalms he wrote d...
Don't Know What to Do? Do What You Know.
June 1st, 2018
Are you overwhelmed with life or at a dead end? Loving your family and doing housework and leading yourself spiritually seems impossible. Pressures bearing down? Demands never let up? Are you needled ...
The Devil Cannot Condemn You: How to Kill Accusations with Conviction
May 18th, 2018
We easily confuse satanic condemnation with godly conviction.Conviction is a necessary feeling that we should cultivate; condemnation is a lie that we should throw off. Conviction comes from the Holy ...
Focus on Christ, not Faith
February 23rd, 2018
Many Christians struggle with doubting their salvation or with doubting the sincerity of their faith. In this struggle there is a subtle trap, the danger of examining the strength of your faith rather...
I Repent, Help My Un-Repentance
January 3rd, 2018
When repenting of heart sin, it is hard to evaluate the sincerity of your repentance. Are you really relinquishing your sin? Or are you going through the motions of repentance with no serious desire t...
November 9th, 2017
I found this quote to be true in the battle with sexual lust. God invented sex. He loves sex (Genesis 2:18-25). God commands husbands to delight in their wives’ breasts (Proverbs 5:19) and had an enti...
How God Saved My Marriage
August 21st, 2017
My wife and I fought a lot early in our marriage. My wife became increasingly emotional and hypersensitive. I became increasingly cold and insensitive. We had a shouting match almost every day about s...
We Need Friends to Fight Sin
August 3rd, 2017
One of the godliest men in the Old Testament committed adultery, and then covered it up by murdering the husband of his new lover. If even God’s anointed king can fall into such sin, we all should bew...