Idols In The Heart

Scripture The people of Israel have set up idols in their hearts and fallen into sin. ~Ezekiel 14:4, NLT Quote There is nothing more frightening than ignorance in action. ~Wolfgang Johann Goethe I am reading Ezekiel in the  IMMERSE READING BIBLE and I noticed something that I don’t remember seeing before. Some of Israels leaders…

Repentance Is A Good Thing

Scripture I tell you that in the same way there will be more rejoicing in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous persons who do not need to repent. ~Luke 15:7, NIV Quote Repentance is good for you–You have to change the heart attitude. ~Stuart K. Weber Repentance is not only ‘good…

Woes And Foes

Scripture Lord, how many are my foes! How many rise up against me! Many are saying of me, “God will not deliver him.” ~Psalm 3:1-2, NIV Quote Repentance is good for all–Every person needs a change of heart and attitude from time to time. When Jesus changes us, He always begins with the heart. ~Stuart K. Weber Most…

Keep The Altar Fire Burning

Scripture The fire on the altar is to be kept burning; it must not go out. Every morning the priest will burn wood on the fire… Fire must be kept burning on the altar continually; it must not go out. ~Leviticus 6:12-13 (CSB) Quote Confession without repentance is just boasting. ~H. Eugene Bolton Corrie Ten…

Repentance And Revival

Scripture Can a corrupt throne be Your ally, a throne that makes evil laws? They band together against the life of the righteous and condemn the innocent to death. ~ Psalms 94:20-21 (CSB) Quote Abortion and racism are twin evils, born of the same lie. Where racism now hides its face in public, abortion is accomplishing the…

Refusal To Repent

Scripture Jesus said to them,“Truly I tell you, tax collectors and prostitutes are entering the kingdom of God before you.” ~ Matthew 21:31 (CSB) Quote A repentant spirit is the mark of a true Christian. ~C.H. Spurgeon The Jewish Religious Establishment was Antichrist. There were some exceptions but as a whole, the religious establishment rejected…

Entertained But Not Changed

Scripture So my people come to you in crowds, sit in front of you, and hear your words, but they don’t obey them. Their mouths go on passionately, but their hearts pursue dishonest profit. ~ Ezekiel 33:31 (CSB) Quote We live in a culture of emotional weak people; everything, including the truth, has to be…

Repentance And Worship

Scripture “But no, My people wouldn’t listen. Israel did not want Me around. So I let them follow their own stubborn desires, living according to their own ideas.”  ~Psalm 81;11-12, NLT Quote Not only does our life with Christ begin with repentance, it continues and progresses with the very same practice of repentance. ~Stephen J. Lawson…

To Weary To Repent

Scripture Every one deceives his neighbor, and no one speaks the truth; they have taught their tongue to speak lies; they commit iniquity and are too weary to repent. ~Jeremiah 9:5, NRSV Quote “Of all acts of man, repentance is the most divine. The greatest of all faults is to be conscience of none.” ~Thomas…

Praying Amiss

Scripture “Ask the LORD to help us. Nebuchadnezzar is attacking us. He is king of Babylonia. In the past the LORD did wonderful things for us. Maybe He’ll do them again. Then Nebuchadnezzar will pull his armies back from us.” ~Jeremiah 21:2, NIRV Quote If God doesn’t want something for me, then I should not…