Category Archives: Sin

Famous Last Words: Nothing Can Stop Me Now! Psalms 30:6-7

Today’s Scripture Reading:  Psalms 35 through 38 “Nothing Can Stop Me Now!”  Have you ever thought or said those words? David did: When I was prosperous I said, “Nothing can stop me now!” Your favor; O Lord, made me as secure … Continue reading

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BEWARE: What’s In Your Heart WILL Come Out of Your Mouth!

Today’s Scripture Reading:  Psalms 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 19, 20, 21 David speaking to the Lord: How can I know all the sins lurking in my heart?     Cleanse me from these hidden faults. 13 Keep your servant from deliberate … Continue reading

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Is It Satan or The Law of Sowing and Reaping? 2 Samuel 12:11-12

Today’s Scripture Reading:  2 Samuel 12: 26-31; 1 Chronicles 20: 2-3; 2 Samuel 13: 1 through 14:33 In yesterday’s reading Nathan spoke for the Lord and confronted David of his sin of murdering Uriah and sleeping with Uriah’s wife.  As … Continue reading

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Is It Possible to Remove the Stains of Sin? Psalm 51:1-9

Today’s Scripture Reading:  1 Chronicles 20:1; 2 Samuel 11: 1 through 12: 14; Psalm 51; 2 Samuel 12: 15-25; 2 Samuel 5: 14-16; 1 Chronicles 14: 3-7; 1 Chronicles 3: 5-9 Can I be candid? I’ve often wondered how David could … Continue reading

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“God Cares About Your Misery”–Judges 10:11-16 (NLT)

Today’s Scripture Reading: Judges 9:22-11:28 The Lord replied, “Did I not rescue you from the Egyptians, the Amorites, the Ammonites, the Philistines, the Sidonians, the Amalekites, and the Maonites? When they oppressed you, you cried out to me for help, … Continue reading

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Sometimes it’s God’s Fight and Sometimes it’s Yours

Today’s Scripture Reading:  Joshua 12:7 through Joshua 15:19 I just love imagining God talking with Joshua and saying “Buddy, you’re getting old and there’s so much left to do, but don’t worry I’ll take care of it—you just relax; you … Continue reading

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March 11, 2010—I Live There

Today’s Scripture Reading:  Numbers 34:1 through Numbers 36:13 You must not defile the land where you live, for I live there myself.  I am the Lord, who lives among the people of Israel.  –Numbers 35:34 I know the Lord was … Continue reading

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Salvation is in the Details–Numbers 3:11-13

Today’s Scripture Reading: Numbers 2:1-3:51 The one word that keeps coming to my mind as we leave Leviticus and move to Numbers is details. It’s actually mind-blowing that the God of the universe cares about every detail of our lives. … Continue reading

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“Everyone” is Doing It–Leviticus 18:1-2

Today’s Scripture Reading:  Leviticus 17:1 through Leviticus 19:37 I wish I had a dollar for every time my kids said, “But Mom, everyone else is doing it!” My children are now parents, but I’m sure they can still testify that … Continue reading

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Do You Need a Scapegoat? Leviticus 16:20-22

Today’s Scripture Reading: Leviticus 14:33-16:34 Dictionary.com’s definition of scapegoat: A person or group made to bear the blame for others or to suffer in their place. The other goat, the scapegoat chosen by lot to be sent away, will be kept … Continue reading

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