Accepted by God Our Father

Bob Roane Counseling, Joy and Peace, Loving and Trusting God, Repentance, Confession, Forgiveness, Theology

All those the Father gives me will come to me, and whoever comes to me I will never drive away. (John 6:37) You may also like: Rejected on Earth; Accepted in Heaven, Accepted in God’s Beloved Son Keith Hernandez was an outstanding Major League Baseball player (1974-1990) and played most of his career with the St. Louis Cardinals and New …

Christ’s Way of Mercy

Bob Roane Counseling, Evangelism & Revival, Jesus Christ, Joy and Peace, Repentance, Confession, Forgiveness

Whoever conceals their sins does not prosper, but the one who confesses and renounces them finds mercy. (Proverbs 28:13) From my sermon preached at Iglesia Presbiteriana Oaklawn and other places. Sermon Outline (handed out in English and Spanish): Christ Delights to Show Mercy Jesus Attaches Conditions to His Mercy We Must Not Conceal Our Sins We Must Confess Our Sins …

Idols of the Heart (Part 1)

Bob Roane Counseling, Jesus Christ, Loving and Trusting God, Repentance, Confession, Forgiveness

You shall have no other gods before me….Dear children, keep yourselves from idols. (Exodus 20:3; 1 John 5:21) At Jester III Prison, we are teaching on “Authentic Manhood” as modeled by Jesus. This article builds on a recent class. I also used some of this material at Belhaven University, in other classes, and in pastoral counseling, mentoring, and disciple making. …

Knowing God Through Prayer (A-C-T-S, Part 1)

Bob Roane Prayer, Praise, Worship, Repentance, Confession, Forgiveness

It’s New Year’s Eve and I’m remembering a “watchnight service” in Philadelphia. It started at 10pm and ended after midnight. We reviewed the old year, confessed our failings, and prepared for the new year, seeking Jesus’ blessing and renewing our covenant to follow Him. We began with Psalm 141:1-2—“I call to you, LORD, come quickly to me; hear me when …