Giving our regret to God

Have mercy on me, O God, because of your unfailing love. Because of your great compassion, blot out the stain of my sins. Wash me clean from my guilt. Purify me from my sin. For I recognize my rebellion; it haunts me day and night...Purify me from my sins, and I will be clean; wash me, … Continue reading Giving our regret to God

Invitation to Paradise

On the day that Jesus was crucified, he joined two criminals appropriately charged and sentenced to execution for the crimes they had committed. One of them saw their true self in the light of the righteous Savior hanging next to him. Humbly he cried out for Jesus to remember him. And Jesus replied, “I assure … Continue reading Invitation to Paradise

Recycling silliness

When God gives us a new heart, he implores us not to look back!  There’s nothing back in our past that we need.  Our present in Christ offers us the hope and assurance that nothing in our past could. Our future in Christ has so much more for us to eagerly anticipate.   Out with the … Continue reading Recycling silliness

Rescuing a sinner

What do we do when someone we love, someone we know has accepted Jesus as their Savior, is allowing a particular sin to become bigger than their relationship with God? What do we do when we see them walking dangerously close to the edge of a choice that will harden their hearts and bring along … Continue reading Rescuing a sinner

Spring is coming

Living in the mid-west my whole life, I have grown to absolutely love spring. I love the sounds of birds singing and of water rushing into the street drains as the snow melts away. Something about the emergence of spring and all that comes with it is so exhilarating after the long hibernation of winter. … Continue reading Spring is coming