Make Straight The Way of the Lord- Rhonda Ferguson-Lewis

Updated: Sep 17



John 1:19-23 (NIV) Now this was John’s testimony when the Jewish leaders[​​a]​ inJerusalemsentpriests and Levites to ask him who he was. ​20 ​He did not fail to confess, but confessed freely, “I am not the Messiah.” ​21 ​They asked him, “Then who are you? Are you Elijah?” He said, “I am not.” “Are you the Prophet?” He answered, “No.” ​22 ​Finally they said, “Who are you? Give us an answer to take back to those who sent us. What do you say about yourself?” ​23 ​John replied in the words of Isaiah the prophet, “I am the voice of one calling in the wilderness, ‘Make straight the way for the Lord.’”


Luke 3:3 (NIV) He went into all the country around the Jordan, preaching a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins.


Amos 3:7-8 (NIV) Surely the Sovereign Lord does nothing without revealing his plan​ ​to his servants the prophets. ​8 T​he lion has roared—who will not fear?The Sovereign Lord has spoken— who can but prophesy?


Luke 18:13​. NASB​ - ​ ​"​God, be merciful to me, the sinner!"​


2 Timothy 2:25-26 He must gently reprove those who oppose him, in the hope that God may grant them repentance leading to a knowledge of the truth. 26 Then they will come to their senses and escape the snare of the devil, who has taken them captive to his will.


2 Timothy 3: 1-5 But mark this: There will be terrible times in the last days. 2 People will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, proud, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy, 3 without love, unforgiving, slanderous, without self-control, brutal, not lovers of the good, 4 treacherous, rash, conceited, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God— 5 having a form of godliness but denying its power.


Exodus 32:14 And the Lord repented of the evil which he thought to do unto his people.”


II Chronicles 7:14 (NKJV) I​f My people who are called by My name will humble themselves, and pray and seek My face, and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin and heal their land

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