If We Confess Our Sins :: Quietly Through Thursday Link-Up #20

If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. 1 John 1:9 We simply confess. He forgives. He cleanses. What a wonderful promise! What a verse to keep in mind as I pray! In fact, it is the verse I most often pray back to God when I am struggling with sin.  So, needless to say, I pray this verse pretty regularly — almost daily. Probably should pray it daily. Definitely, need to pray it daily. Because I am a sinner. A […]

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The Forgotten Group of Hurting Women

All the talk in the news regarding abortion seems to be dying down just a bit since the Planned Parenthood scandal broke a few months ago. The argument can get loud. Actually, it is always loud when you are paying attention to it. The voices on both sides, pro-choice or pro-life, often scream to get their points across. Almost everyone wants to be heard but no one wants to listen. Almost… There is a group, however, that does listen, very carefully in fact, but they don’t want to be seen. This group hears every harsh word spoken and […]

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And When You Pray :: More On Forgiveness

Today is the last day of the prayer challenge.  Before opening your Bible ask the Lord to guide you in your study and to soften your heart to any truths you be resisting. “For if you forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you.  But if you do not forgive men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.”  (Matthew 6:14-15 NKJV) Jesus spoke these words after He said “amen” in verse 13.  It is the second time He mentions forgiveness in the ten verses we’ve been studying.  I believe this […]

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