Category Archives: Forgiveness

Obedience is Better than Sacrifice

This often quoted and more often misused passage is from 1 Samuel 15:22. I’ve heard it for most of my church life. It’s never been my favorite, but until recently I’ve never given much thought to why. But the recent … Continue reading

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Though He Slay Me

Job 13:15 (NAS): 15 “Though He slay me, I will hope in Him.” I’ve just experienced the darkest days of my life. I have had difficult times before, but none like this. I have, for as far back as I can remember, … Continue reading

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The First Stone

John 8:7 (NAS): “He who is without sin among you, let him be the first to throw a stone at her.” I love this passage for what it teaches about the amazing grace made known in the gospel. For indeed, … Continue reading

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Home is Never Far Away

You were on the road to intimacy with the Lord, and you were greatly encouraged by the progress. The sense of His presence was unmistakable. You prayed and found your time with Him sweet. His peace was near. You looked … Continue reading

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A Glimpse of its Glory

Grief, anger, lack of forgiveness and a family is being torn apart. After the death of a single mother, from a large and loving extended family, the child is left in the care of his grandparents. They knew and approved … Continue reading

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God and The American Dream: A Question Worth Considering

What if God desired that you live all your days in a difficult and unloving marriage? What if He asked you to continue pursuing in love a spouse who is unfaithful and who does not love you in return? Or … Continue reading

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As You Have Been

It may be the most daunting command in all of scripture. Forgive. It causes immediate defensiveness and fretful feelings of inadequacy. We all know just how hard it is to forgive. We all know the pain of wounds inflicted by others. … Continue reading

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