HLM Daily Devotionals Archive
Real abundance and joy are not about having more; they are found in enjoying what we have more.
What looks solid might be a house of cards if it is not based on the will of God, and what seems flimsy can be the most solid structure if God Himself is holding it up.
God gives us the tools to make something of our lives, but we are the ones who determine what form our lives will take.
Spend some meaningful time with God, with family, with old friends, and maybe with some new ones. There is no greater joy!
Though God desires repentance and prefers life over death, sometimes punishment is the only option.
We need encouragement and an affirmation that repentance is worthwhile and forgiveness possible.
The commandment to not covet what others have demands that we control not just our actions but also our feelings and desires.
If we want to experience the deep sense of serenity and joy that comes from making peace with others and with God, then we need to seek out those we have wronged and ask their forgiveness.
Saying “I’m sorry” is the most critical and powerful step in repentance and forgiveness.
Every fall can keep you down. Or it can inspire you to rise up and stand taller than ever before.
God’s love for humanity is so powerful that as soon as we truly and sincerely commit ourselves to Him, we are instantly granted a second chance.
God is sitting on His throne and looking down that tunnel, waiting for every single one of His precious children to return home.
We will know we have achieved true repentance when we choose not to sin in circumstances where we might previously have sinned.
Our Shepherd knows us. He created us, and He understands our frailties and our inclination toward sinfulness.
Trust that God will not only forgive you, but He will also remove your sins from you.
It takes humility and courage to apologize for our mistakes. Yet, the alternative is bearing a sin that God cannot erase.
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