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More Tweets Aplenty– # 9

John B. Phillips‏ @JohnBPhillips Mar 6

Save me, O God, by your name; vindicate me by your might. Hear my prayer, O God; listen to the words of my mouth. (Psalm 54:1-2)

John B. Phillips‏ @JohnBPhillips Mar 5

You could say prayer without fasting is like boxing with one hand behind your back, and fasting without prayer is, well, dieting.
===Matt Fradd

John B. Phillips‏ @JohnBPhillips Mar 5

Let us examine our ways and test them, and let us return to the Lord. (Lamentations 3:40, NIV)

John B. Phillips‏ @JohnBPhillips Mar 5

Whoever conceals their sins does not prosper, but the one who confesses and renounces them finds mercy. (Proverbs 28:13, NIV)

John B. Phillips‏ @JohnBPhillips Mar 5

Then I acknowledged my sin to you and did not cover up my iniquity…And you forgave the guilt of my sin. (Psalm 32:5, NIV)

John B. Phillips‏ @JohnBPhillips Mar 4

Until you confess [your sins], they are the abyss between you and God. When you confess them, they become the bridge.
— Frederick Buechner

John B. Phillips‏ @JohnBPhillips Mar 4

“Lent comes providentially to reawaken us, to shake us from our lethargy.”
—Pope Francis

John B. Phillips‏ @JohnBPhillips Mar 4

In him was life, and that life was the light of all mankind. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. (John 1:4)

John B. Phillips‏ @JohnBPhillips Mar 4

[T]here will be more rejoicing in heaven over one sinner who repents than over 99 righteous persons who do not need to repent. (Luke 15:7)

John B. Phillips‏ @JohnBPhillips Mar 4

It is not the healthy who need a doctor, but the sick. I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners. (Mark 2:17)

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