A place for weary people to be encouraged. I believe in God's everlasting and redemptive love. He has changed my life, brought healing where I needed it and hope when I had lost mine.
I hope you truly have a nice day.
You are stronger than you think.
Saturday, January 11, 2014
When God Speaks: Repentance and Faith
Moments with God are never lost. They are stored up in heaven.
A time of quietness with God this morning. I was reflecting and meditating on verses of scripture. Then these thoughts:
you speak to me today?
I am answering your prayers—faithfully.
are always faithful to me.
does repentance require?
Truth, an honest heart, humbleness before your
God, heed to my words, contrition for sins you have committed. Desire for me.
Openness and sorrow for wrong-doing.
Blindness, spiritual blindness. Callousness toward
the things of God and righteous living. Self-grandizing, self satisfied
actions. Lies and bitter roots of envy. Sin, foolishness, fornication, acts of
evil, unrighteousness, pride, self-will, bitterness, unbelief, sorrow.
can sorrow impede repentance?
Sorrow hides the truth, the selfishness . Sorrow
takes over. Turn your heart to Jesus. He will reveal the true nature of what
resides in it. People don’t do this. They hide behind respectable masks afraid
of looking inside. They fail on many accounts to be truthful with themselves.
They pretend all is okay when it is not okay. It is hard work. Don’t pass
judgment on others. Only look at yourself. That is where your attention should
That’s right. It is so easy to look at others, and
so hard to look at our-self.
are so beautiful Lord. I praise you. I adore you. I love you. Great and
precious are your promises. Lovely is your name. Happy is your presence. Holy
is your name. Amen
Sing for me.
would I sing?
Sing praises, rich and deep with much feeling.
me about faith.
Faith bends toward God. Faith believes all things
possible. Faith looks beyond itself to the greater work of God. Faith chooses
to live again. Faith chooses the harder thing—to God’s glory. Faith forgives an
offense, it pardons. Faith in God changes the world.