'Retribution' Tagged Posts

'Retribution' Tagged Posts

Daily Devotions

Matthew 18:21-22 … “Then Peter came and said to him, ‘Lord, if another member of the church sins against me, how often should I forgive? As many as seven times?’” vs. 21 Peter has had some ups and downs in his role as messianic advisor and wants Jesus to know that he has been paying attention. Following a conversation about forgiveness, he posits a plausible question, along with what he considers to be a generous possible answer. Poor guy! He…

Daily Devotions: July 22, 2019

July 22, 2019 For full passage click: Genesis 18:20-32 …“Far be it from you to do such a thing, to slay the righteous with the wicked, so that the righteous fare as the wicked! Far be that from you! Shall not the Judge of all the earth do what is just?” vs. 25 Out of love for his nephew, Lot, Abraham bargains with the Lord about the fate of Sodom and Gomorrah. It’s an old story, a part of Scripture…

Daily Devotions: September 17, 2018

September 17, 2018 Jeremiah 11:18-20  …“It was the Lord who made it known to me, and I knew; then you showed me their evil deeds.” vs. 18 Jeremiah lived in turbulent times. The Jerusalem of his day was beset by powerful enemies on every side. Factions within the city fought for influence and position. Jeremiah had been called as a prophet to speak a word from the Lord in those difficult circumstances, but no one seemed to listen to him.…