Unknown Transgressions Against GOD

And if a soul sin, and commit any of these things which are forbidden to be done by the commandments of the LORD; though he wist it not, yet is he guilty, and shall bear his iniquity.  And he shall bring a ram without blemish out of the flock, with thy estimation, for a trespass …

Continue reading Unknown Transgressions Against GOD

Fear Not; Forgiveness Is Given

And Joseph returned into Egypt, he, and his brethren, and all that went up with him to bury his father, after he had buried his father.  And when Joseph's brethren saw that their father was dead, they said, "Joseph will peradventure hate us, and will certainly requite us all the evil which we did unto …

Continue reading Fear Not; Forgiveness Is Given

Prayer of Repentance and Forgiveness

Have mercy upon me, O God, according to Thy lovingkindness: according unto the multitude of Thy tender mercies blot out my transgressions. Wash me throughly from mine iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin.  For I acknowledge my transgressions: and my sin is ever before me. Against Thee, Thee only, have I sinned, and done …

Continue reading Prayer of Repentance and Forgiveness

Forgiven Sin and Consequences

And it came to pass after two full years, that Absalom had sheepshearers in Baalhazor, which is beside Ephraim: and Absalom invited all the king's sons.  And Absalom came to the king, and said, "Behold now, thy servant hath sheepshearers; let the king, I beseech thee, and his servants go with thy servant."  And the …

Continue reading Forgiven Sin and Consequences

Guilt and Forgiveness

And when Joseph's brethren saw that their father was dead, they said, "Joseph will peradventure hate us, and will certainly requite us all the evil which we did unto him."   And they sent a messenger unto Joseph, saying, "Thy father did command before he died, saying, 'So shall ye say unto Joseph, 'Forgive, I pray …

Continue reading Guilt and Forgiveness

Have Mercy On Me

Have mercy upon me, O God, according to Thy lovingkindness: according unto the multitude of Thy tender mercies blot out my transgressions. Wash me throughly from mine iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin.  For I acknowledge my transgressions: and my sin is ever before me. Against Thee, Thee only, have I sinned, and done …

Continue reading Have Mercy On Me

Forgiveness and Redemption

Out of the depths have I cried unto Thee, O LORD. Lord, hear my voice: let Thine ears be attentive to the voice of my supplications. If Thou, LORD, shouldest mark iniquities, O Lord, who shall stand? But there is forgiveness with Thee, that Thou mayest be feared. I wait for the LORD, my soul doth …

Continue reading Forgiveness and Redemption

Day Eighty Two – On Forgiving Others

Yesterday’s post was about “Sin in the Church”.  Looking in First Corinthians at the Corinthian church was not much different than looking into the world; maybe even worse.  The apostle Paul confronted a situation which grieved his heart.  These were his spiritual children, and they were in the midst of tolerating the evil in their …

Continue reading Day Eighty Two – On Forgiving Others

Actions and Reactions of Saints, Sinners, and The Savior

"When they heard these things, they were cut to the heart, and they gnashed on him with their teeth. But he, being full of the Holy Ghost, looked up stedfastly into heaven, and saw the glory of God, and Jesus standing on the right hand of God, and said, 'Behold, I see the heavens opened, and …

Continue reading Actions and Reactions of Saints, Sinners, and The Savior

I Have Heard Your Prayer

"Thus Solomon finished the house of the LORD, and the king's house: and all that came into Solomon's heart to make in the house of the LORD, and in his own house, he prosperously effected. And the LORD appeared to Solomon by night, and said unto him, 'I have heard thy prayer, and have chosen …

Continue reading I Have Heard Your Prayer

Such Were Some of You – 1 Corinthians 6:9-11

"Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind, nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God. And such were some of you: but ye are washed, …

Continue reading Such Were Some of You – 1 Corinthians 6:9-11

Unrighteousness or Righteousness? – Romans 6:12-23

"Let not sin therefore reign in your mortal body, that ye should obey it in the lusts thereof. Neither yield ye your members as instruments of unrighteousness unto sin: but yield yourselves unto God, as those that are alive from the dead, and your members as instruments of righteousness unto God. For sin shall not have dominion …

Continue reading Unrighteousness or Righteousness? – Romans 6:12-23