Tag Archives: Repentance

Reflecting God in Faithful Cities

The Lord is jealous for his people and he longs to restore us when we live apart from him.  As his people, we should be projecting the presence of God and draw others to the Lord.  Today we consider how … Continue reading

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Burning Sticks

God says, “I will remove the sin of this land in a single day.” In the vision of Zechariah we see that God will give us a place standing before himself, which he has done through Jesus.  We are burning … Continue reading

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Finding Mercy in Exile

How often does the Lord need to use our circumstances or pain or other forms of discipline before we will humble ourselves before him? We find today that the path of mercy with God is a path of repentance, humility, … Continue reading

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Turning Back To God

When we decide to return to the Lord, he will restore us. We might think that God will not show mercy, because we think we are too far gone or that God only judges.  The truth is that God will … Continue reading

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Responding to Exile

Following the story of Judah, we see today that we are equal before God and his promise and even his discipline flow with equal measure. We rebel, and then as God deals with us, we react and even counteract God’s … Continue reading

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Implementing Truth

God, speak to us so that we can understand where idols are so ingrained in our culture that they become wallpaper and furnishings in our lives. This is our prayer today as we consider King Josiah’s response to the truth … Continue reading

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Answering Truth

King Josiah did right before God because he grieved over the sin of himself, his forefathers, and his people, and then he humbled himself to inquire of God for direction.  When we hear God’s truth confronting us, how do we … Continue reading

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