Jesus wants to free you from regret

God’s Hope for Your Heart from 2 Corinthians 7 JESUS WANTS TO FREE YOU FROM REGRET As it is, I rejoice, not because you were grieved, but because you were grieved into repenting.  For you felt a godly grief, so that you suffered no loss through us.  For godly grief produces a repentance that leads to […]

God wants to take away your shame

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Psalm 34 GOD WANTS TO TAKE AWAY YOUR SHAME I sought the Lord, and He answered me and delivered me from all my fears.  Those who look to Him are radiant, and their faces shall never be ashamed.  (Psalm 34:4-5) Shame.  Sometimes it creeps in quietly, growing like an […]

Repentance comes from hope

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Mark 1 REPENTANCE COMES FROM HOPE Now after John was arrested, Jesus came into Galilee, proclaiming the Good News of God, and saying, “The time is fulfilled, and the Kingdom of God is at hand; repent and believe in the Good News.” (Mark 1:15) When you think of repentance, do […]

Jesus Doesn’t Live in Your Past

Do you ever feel like you need to “pay God back?” “‘I will remember their sins and their lawless deeds no more.’  Where there is forgiveness of these, there is no longer any offering for sin.” -Hebrews 10:17-18 “Jesus paid it all” is the title and refrain of an old hymn, and Hebrews 10 makes […]