Archive for 'Repentance'

A Call to Repentance

Luke 13: 1-9 Eph 4:7-16 / Psa 122 For three years now I’ve been coming to look for fruit on this fig tree and haven’t found any. Cut it down! Why should it use up the soil?’ (Luke 13:7) Life can be like a barren tree, No fruits to share, just standing there; Or it […]

Impenitence: A Heart of Stone

Matthew 11: 20-24 Isa 7:1-9 / Psa 48 Then Jesus began to criticize openly the cities in which He had done many of His miracles, because they had not repented. (Matthew 11:20) Those who don’t know how to listen Will find it hard to feel remorse; Read the Word as it is written: Repentance is […]

Neither Dancing Nor Mourning

Matthew 11:16-19 Isa 48:17-19 / Psa 1 But wisdom is vindicated by her works. (Matthew 11:19) Who judges by appearances Will not see the fruits the wise discern; Work to resolve our differences, And God’s wisdom is the prize we’ll earn. Jesus said, “To what can I compare this generation? They are like children sitting […]

A Call to Repentance

Luke 13: 1-9 Rom 8:1-11 / Psa 24:1-6 ‘For three years now I’ve been coming to look for fruit on this fig tree and haven’t found any. Cut it down! Why should it use up the soil?’ (Luke 13:7) It’s not in joy but in suff’ring That we find meaning and purpose; What greater pain […]

Foreboding Signs

Luke 12: 54-59 Rom 7: 18-25a / Psa 119 You understand the signs of the earth and the sky, but you don’t know how to interpret the present times. (Luke 12:56) Lead us Lord with Your saving grace To understand the present times, So we may learn the subtle ways By which You make us […]

Repentance: a Gift and a Choice

Matthew 11: 20-24 Exo 2:1-15a / Psa 69 Then Jesus began to criticize openly the cities in which He had done many of His miracles, because they had not repented. (Matthew 11:20) Those who don’t know how to listen Will find it hard to feel remorse; Read the Word as it is written: Repentance is […]