We hold David up as an example, a paragon of virtue and as a type of Christ. And he is – but he is still a sinful human being and even godly men can err. David recognised his own weakness as a sinner; a rebel by nature from birth. But it is a great encouragement and relief to us that we can call upon a loving, merciful God when we mess up.
Every year thousands gather to Remember the fallen from wars fought that allow us the freedom we enjoy today. Remembrance is in the heart of God for us humans, because we so easily forget the good things He has done.
“Greater love has no one than this, that one lay down his life for his friends.” (John 15:13)
To End All Wars: https://youtu.be/StuOWU4b1to
How many times have you heard the expression that a leopard cannot change its spots? Perhaps you don’t believe that people can change but, according to the Bible, even the worst of sinners who repent can be transformed.
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Worship can take many forms but the stipulation from Scripture is to worship in ‘Spirit and in Truth’. There is, however a danger of us committing idol worship. There can also be a tendency for us to add something to the simple worship of God. Let’s see what Manasseh, King of Israel did once he realised his mistake…
The Jews of that day were very alive to the coming Kingdom of God, but they completely misunderstood the nature of that Kingdom. They were imagining the restoration of the glory days under King David and Solomon and the overthrow of Roman rule. Perhaps Jesus is warning us what life in the Kingdom is really like and how we should prepare for His second coming.