Tag Archives: Confession

Can sinners fellowship with God?

Four verbs are used to describe God’s provision for sinners to continue in fellowship with Him. Continue reading

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Deep confession of sin

Here is an opportunity to find and celebrate the mercy and grace of our God at a much deeper level. Continue reading

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A great Word of advice

This will protect us from the dangerous and deceptive sin of… Continue reading

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Indifference to the needy

I found this prayer focused on the kind of care ministry our Lord taught us. Take just a few moments to reflect on this deep and searching prayer. Continue reading

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I will not remember your sins

You are living by the promise of I John 1:9 when you refuse to hold against yourself the sin God does not hold against you. Continue reading

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What should I do when I fail?

In our failure, “We learn, on the one hand, that we cannot trust ourselves even in our best moments, and on the other, that we need not despair even in our worst, for our failures are forgiven” (C. S. Lewis). Continue reading

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He says he’s a Christian, but …

How can we know if someone is a true follower of Christ? Is it right to try to discern the authenticity of another person’s faith? Isn’t this a private matter between the person and God? Consider a few important reasons why … Continue reading

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