Category Archives: repentance

“There is something evil in our society . . .” –a Washington DC doctor.

“There is something evil in our society . . . ” –a Washington DC doctor today. –I posted the following comment today, September 16, 2013, on my Facebook page and then almost immediately turned on NBC Nightly News: Perhaps it … Continue reading

Posted in 2 Chronicles 7:14, America, American, chief medical officer, Dr. Janis Orlowski, ethics, evil in our society, facebook, hate, hatred, heal their land, MedStar Washington Hospital, murders, prayer, prayers, praying, problem of evil, repent, repentance, Thou shall not, why mass shootings | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Spiritual Starvation / Biblical Realities

The 21st Century is suffering from spiritual starvation.  We have cast the realities of biblical language from our vocabulary.  Repentance, obedience, sacrifice, iniquities, self-denial, sin, judgment, salvation, rebellion, eternal life, mercy — these (and other) words that describe real human … Continue reading

Posted in 21st Century, Bible, Bible concepts, Bible quotes, biblical, biblical Christianity, Biblical concept, biblical language, biblical studies, Christianity, eternal life, fantasy, iniquities, iniquity, mercy, obedience, obeying orders, rebellion, repentance, sacrifice, self-denial, spiritual starvation | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

We all need forgiveness and the freedom to “go and sin no more.”

Posted in gives grace to the humble, Go and sin no more, Gospel, Jesus, Jesus Christ, Quotations, quote, Quotes, renewing your mind, repent, repentance, salvation, self-control, self-discipline, self-image, self-respect, self-will, selfish desires, selfishness, sin, spiritual formation, spiritual life, spiritual power, spiritual transformation, spiritual warfare, spirituality | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Judgement, Guilt, Sorrow, Mercy, Forgiveness

Where there is no judgment; There is no mercy. Where there is no guilt; There is no grace. If you haven’t been judged guilty, There is no forgiveness. Where there is no threat of punishment, there is no justice. Where … Continue reading

Posted in discipling, ethics, mercy, moral, moral failure, moral failures, moral foundations, moral judgment, moral laws, moral leaders, moral principles, moral restraints, morality, morality-phobic, repent, repentance, right and wrong, right conduct, right from wrong, right living, righteousness, salvation, self-destruction, self-respect, self-restraint, self-will, selfish desires, selfishness, sin, sinner, sinning, sins, sorrow, spiritual awakening, spiritual formation, spiritual healing, spiritual life | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

A believer needs to be a leaver — leaving sin and self-focus behind.

Posted in characteristics of a Christian, faith in God, faith-based, I'm a believer, life, lifestyle Christianity, lifestyles, repent, repentance, sinner, sins | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Wanted: Freedom Fighters

Wanted: Freedom Fighters A culture caught up in cravings, compulsions, and whims needs individuals who will fight to free themselves from the domination of their desires; defeat their self-destructive tendencies and tormenting thoughts; and live a life of inner liberty … Continue reading

Posted in bondage, captivity, Christianity, compulsion, cravings, desires, freedom, liberty, renewing your mind, repentance, self-destruction, sins, slavery, spiritual battle, spiritual bondage, spiritual combat, spiritual warfare, whims | Tagged , , , , , | 5 Comments

Good Friday’s Not For Good People

Good people don’t need a Good Friday Savior. They’re okay on their own. Bad people need a Good Friday Savior. “Lord Jesus Christ, Son of the living God, have mercy on me a sinner.” If nothing is morally wrong, if … Continue reading

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Could a sleeping church fall into a sinkhole?

Is the church Asleep on a mattress Over crumbling earth That’s about to collapse Into a huge sinkhole?

Posted in asleep, Christianity, huge sinkhole, mattress, passivity, repent, repentance, state of religion, wake up, wake-up call | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Sequester — a wake up call that one nation under debt, with entitlements or tax breaks for all, cannot long endure.

Sequester — a wake up call that one nation under debt, with entitlements or tax breaks for all, cannot long endure. Forgive us, Lord, for being so focused on self and what we want; so little focused on others; and … Continue reading

Posted in balanced budget, cannot long endure, crisis, debt, deficit, Deficit spending, fiscal cliff, God, government debt, liberty and justice for all, one nation under, reaping what you sow, repent, repentance, sequestration, Uncategorized, United States, USA, wake-up call | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Spiritual Conductivity/Resistivity

Spirituality is like an electric current.  It is a flow of power from within human beings as the Holy Spirit comes forth in rivers of living water.  Christ-followers are those who allow the Spirit to freely flow through them.  They … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Bible reading, Christ, Christ followers, Christ in you, Christ in you the hope of glory, Christ-centered, Christian, Christian experience, Christianity, electricity, forgiveness, Holy Spirit, inward change, Jesus, Jesus Christ, pride, puffed up mind, repent, repentance, sin, spiritual experience, spiritual flow, spiritual formation, spiritual growth, The Voice, voice of God | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments