Category Archives: confession

confession 101

Psalm 51:1-2 (JDV) Psalm 51:11 Show favor to me, God, according to your covenant faithfulness; according to your abundant compassion, erase my rebellion. Psalm 51:2 Completely wash away my guilt and cleanse me from my failure. Our first course in … Continue reading

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timeless truths about testifying

timeless truths about testifying Deuteronomy 17:6-7 Deuteronomy 17:6 The one condemned to die is to be executed on the testimony of two or three witnesses. No one is to be executed on the testimony of a single witness. Deuteronomy 17:7 … Continue reading

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theology-experience disconnect

Joel 2:25-27 (JDV) Joel 2:25 I will repay you for the years that the winging stage locust ate, the crawling stage locust, the destroying locust, and the recently mature locust– my great army that I sent against you. Joel 2:26 … Continue reading

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full disclosure

  Psalm 38:9-12 Psalm 38:9 Master, my every desire is in front of you; my sighing is not hidden from you. Psalm 38:10 My heart races, my strength leaves me, and even the light of my eyes has faded. Psalm … Continue reading

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confessing Christ on my own

John 18:33 John 18:33 Then Pilate went back into the headquarters, summoned Jesus, and said to him, “Are you the King of the Jews?” John 18:34 Jesus answered, “Are you saying this on your own, or have others said this … Continue reading

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expect exposure

ARE YOU HIDING SOMETHING BEHIND THAT MASK? Luke 12:1-3 Luk 12:1 Meanwhile, after many thousands of the crowd had collected so that they were beginning to trample on one another, Jesus began to speak first to his disciples, “Be on … Continue reading

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flood insurance

ARE YOU COVERED? Luke 6:46-49 Luk 6:46 “Why do you call me ‘Lord, Lord,’ and don’t do what I am telling you? Luk 6:47 “Everyone who comes to me and listens to my words and puts them into practice– I … Continue reading

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snares and nets

ESCAPE THE NET Ecclesiastes 7:23-26 23 All this I have tested by wisdom. I said, “I will act wisely,” but it was far from me. 24 That which has been is far off, and deep, very deep; who can discover … Continue reading

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confession of a workaholic

USE THE NEW YEAR WISELY Ecclesiastes 2:24-26 24 There is something missing in a man who just eats and drinks and finds enjoyment in his work. This reality also, I saw, is from the hand of God, 25 because, apart … Continue reading

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confessions of the fallen

Isaiah 64:1-6 1 O that you would tear open the sky and come down, so that the mountains would shake at your face–[1] 2 like when fire kindles brushwood and the fire causes water to boil– to make your name … Continue reading

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