Tag Archives: Repentance

Contrition

When Ahab heard these words, he tore his clothes, put on sackcloth and fasted. He lay in sackcloth and went around meekly. 1 Kings 21:27 (NIV) For over 20 years I have been training and coaching people in the art of … Continue reading

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But with loud shouts [the crowd] insistently demanded that he be crucified, and their shouts prevailed. Luke 23:23 (NIV) When I read this verse this morning, two other verses instantly popped into my head. The first was from just a … Continue reading

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Contrasts in Corruption

A man was there by the name of Zacchaeus; he was a chief tax collector and was wealthy. When Jesus entered the temple courts, he began to drive out those who were selling. “It is written,” he said to them, … Continue reading

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Honestly Flawed

Then David said to God, “I have sinned greatly by doing this. Now, I beg you, take away the guilt of your servant. I have done a very foolish thing.” 1 Chronicles 21:8 (NIV) I have spent many years coaching … Continue reading

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The True Spiritual Test

  Then David said to Nathan, “I have sinned against the Lord.” 2 Samuel 12:13a (NIV)   When I was five years old, while on a Christmas Eve sleepover at my grandparents’ house,  I stole all of my siblings’ gift envelopes off … Continue reading

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Corporate Confession

When they had assembled at Mizpah, they drew water and poured it out before the Lord. On that day they fasted and there they confessed, “We have sinned against the Lord.” 1 Samuel 7:6 (NIV) Over the past few weeks … Continue reading

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Confession is Good for the Soul

Chapter-a-Day Psalm 51 Create in me a clean heart, O God.     Renew a loyal spirit within me. Do not banish me from your presence,     and don’t take your Holy Spirit from me. Psalm 51:10-11 (NLT) Songs are often best understood in … Continue reading

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