Tag: repentance

What Is Godly Sorrow?

 May 4, 2021

We all experience sorrow and suffering in life. Many are suffering now because of losses brought on by COVID19—losses of loved ones, livelihood, way of life. Paul, in Second Corinthians 7:10-13, speaks of worldly sorrow and Godly sorrow. But what makes one sorrow Godly and the other worldly? How do you tell them apart? What […]

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A Cup of Advent

 November 29, 2020

I completed my weekly journey through the Psalms in November with Psalm 150 so I’m taking a break from the Psalms this Advent in order to focus on Advent themes and readings from Isaiah. Each week will feature a different cup with Advent wreath themes: hope, peace, joy, love. Join me in a cup of […]

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Psalm 143: Knowing when to Stop Talking

 October 1, 2020

Do you struggle to know when to stop? Do you have to have the last word in an argument, add a jab at your opponent? Such appears to be the case for the writer of Psalm 143. Not Knowing When to Stop We all know the type. They make a good point in a presentation […]

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Psalm 6 – How Long, Lord? 

 January 16, 2018

We are in the midst of a bitter, cold winter and a strong flu season. If the ice and snow doesn’t keep you inside, the threat of germs and viruses may keep you from venturing out into public and risk being laid up for weeks. Or perhaps you are already dealing with one of the […]

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Return to Me

 March 23, 2017

Lent – Season of Change Somehow, through all of the changes, all of the struggles at work, at home, struggles to just keep going every day, I have lost something. It didn’t happen overnight. It wasn’t sudden. It crept in gradually, secretly, until it stole my life from me. Until I no longer recognized who […]

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Week 6 Forgive Us our Sins

 March 14, 2016

Bible Study -Week 6 Forgive Us our Sins as We Forgive Those who Sin against Us Penitential Psalms: 6, 25, 32, 38, 50, 51, 102, 106, 130, 143 Forgive us as we forgive. We get a break this week in that we only have ten psalms to read, however the message is a powerful one, […]

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Psalm 51: A Contrite Heart

 June 11, 2014

In response to God’s call for “no bull” in Psalm 50, we hear Psalm 51, the most well-known of the Penitential Psalms where the writer comes before God with a contrite heart and prays for the removal of personal and social sin, a psalm commonly associated with Lent. Attributed to King David after being confronted […]

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