Posts from March 2021

Confession of Sin

In the previous week’s reflection, we noted the need to draw ourselves into the presence of God. This suggests we may have moved away and fallen from God’s grace. Sin is the obstacle that separates us from the love of God. In general, sin must be acknowledged and confessed in order to be forgiven. Several testimonies from the Bible make clear that God uses His Word to convict us of our sins and sinfulness. The Holy Spirit opens our heart for the reality of…

Contemplation

“let us draw near to God with a sincere heart and with the full assurance that faith brings, having our hearts sprinkled to cleanse us from a guilty conscience and having our bodies washed with pure water”. (Hebrews 10:22) In this scripture there is one main, straightforward command, namely, “Draw near!” That is what the writer wants you to do. Draw near. It is a directing of the heart into the presence of God who is as distant as the…