Young Men

This sin of the young men was very great in the LORD’s sight, for they were treating the LORD’s offering with contempt. Continue reading

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The Will of God

Going a little farther, he fell with his face to the ground and prayed, “My Father, if it is possible, may this cup be taken from me. Yet not as I will, but as you will.” Continue reading

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God’s Desires – 2

But go and learn what this means: “I desire mercy, not sacrifice.” For I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners. Continue reading

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God’s Desires – 1

Praise be to the LORD your God, who has delighted in you and placed you on his throne as king to rule for the LORD your God. Because of the love of your God for Israel and his desire to uphold them forever, he has made you king over them, to maintain justice and righteousness. Continue reading

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Good Desires

I know that good itself does not dwell in me, that is, in my sinful nature. For I have the desire to do what is good, but I cannot carry it out. Continue reading

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Bad Desires – 2

All of us also lived among them at one time, gratifying the cravings of our sinful nature and following its desires and thoughts. Like the rest, we were by nature deserving of wrath. Continue reading

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Bad Desires – 1

The righteousness of the upright delivers them, but the unfaithful are trapped by evil desires. Continue reading

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The Old Heart – 6

And do not set your heart on what you will eat or drink; do not worry about it. For the pagan world runs after all such things, and your Father knows that you need them. But seek his kingdom, and these things will be given to you as well. Continue reading

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The New Heart – 5

One of the teachers of the law came and heard them debating. Noticing that Jesus had given them a good answer, he asked him, “Of all the commandments, which is the most important?” Continue reading

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The Old Heart – 5

The LORD detests those whose hearts are perverse. Continue reading

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