Tag Archives: Confession

Save us

Matthew 21:1-11 As Jesus entered the city of Jerusalem, crowds of people greeted him as they would greet their king. They waved palm branches in the air, threw down their cloaks to cover his path, all the while shouting “Hosanna” … Continue reading

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No secrets

1 John 1:8-10 Almighty God, to whom all hearts are open; all desires known, and from whom no secrets are hid. These words are very familiar to a great number of Christians. Each week, Christians bear their souls, confessing their … Continue reading

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Come to the well

John 4:1-14 The text this morning tells of an encounter of a Samaritan woman and Jesus. She came in the middle of the day when most would have likely come much earlier. Jesus knew who she was. He knew all … Continue reading

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Saved by grace

Romans 7:7-25 Everyone has bad habits. Those things we do subconsciously and don’t realize it until it’s done. Then there are those bad habits that, as we strive to refrain from doing them, the temptation becomes too great and we … Continue reading

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Why Jesus matters

Mark 2:13-17 Who is Jesus and why does he matter? The first part of this question is simple enough to answer. Jesus is God’s only begotten Son. He is our Lord and Savior. So here we have the simple answer … Continue reading

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The light of God’s truth

Matthew 9:27–31, 1 John 1:1–10 Today it seems fashionable to redefine most anything. It has become socially acceptable to order daily life according to personal thoughts and experiences. Yet, the truth remains that we humans do not have the power … Continue reading

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Father, forgive them

Luke 23:33-46 I am looking at you Jesus, staring actually, and I have to get something off my chest. I know why you are hanging there on that cross. It’s because of me. You taught me the way of God’s … Continue reading

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