Tag Archives: Sin

No secrets hid

Matthew 23:23-39 How often have parents entered a child’s tidy and organized room only to encounter an avalanche of stuff upon opening of the closet door? On the surface the parent is initially delighted, but upon closer inspection such delight … Continue reading

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Word of truth

Genesis 3:1-15 The serpent was more crafty than any other beast. From the very beginning of this lesson we are made aware that something is going to happen, and it isn’t going to be good. The devil is out to … Continue reading

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A Cry for Mercy

It often seems it takes a crisis before we are willing to consider the notion that our desires do not match God’s desires. As we consider the times we have failed to love God and one another, we must realize … Continue reading

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Striving toward righteousness

Matthew 23:27-39 How often have parents entered a child’s tidy and organized room only to encounter an avalanche of stuff upon the opening of the closet door? On the surface the parent is initially delighted, but upon closer inspection such … Continue reading

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Confessing sin

2 Samuel 12:1-14, Psalm 51:1-19 We are all sinners. We all fall short of God’s expectations for His created people. But how willing are we to acknowledge our sins before God, confessing that we are indeed broken and disobedient? After … Continue reading

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Forsaken

Mark 15:20-39 Jesus let out a loud cry. After speaking words of forsakenness from Psalm 22, Jesus cried out and took in his last breath. With the exhale came his cry, a cry of relief, an exclamation of deliverance. Finally, … Continue reading

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Redemption

Matthew 26:69-75 Discipleship is an aspect of Christian living that is gaining momentum within the Church today. As greater emphasis is placed upon the willingness and ability for believers to share their faith with others, the relationship between God and … Continue reading

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