Category Archives: forgiveness

Psalm Reflections… Our Father God

June 17 “A father to the fatherless, a defender of widows, is God in His holy dwelling… As a father has compassion on his children, so the LORD has compassion on those who fear Him.” (Psalm 68:5; 103:13) On this … Continue reading

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Salvation… Forgiveness

May 29 “For by grace you are saved through faith, and this not of yourselves; it is the gift of God.” (Ephesians 2:8) Salvation is God’s gift to us… received by our faith in Jesus… and in what He did … Continue reading

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Salvation: What it Brings

May 28 Last week we talked at length about what sin does to us – what it takes from us. This week I wanted to remind us of what salvation does for us – what it brings into our lives… … Continue reading

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Broken and Ashamed

February 16 There may not be a worst-case scenario to “broken”… than busted. As in caught red-handed. Completely and undeniably guilty. No debate. No recourse. Just busted. It is in that moment when your actions have caused the course of … Continue reading

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Prayer 101… The Lord’s Prayer; part 6

January 30 “And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors.” (Matthew 6:12) While on this topic of forgiving our debtors, we should expand our thoughts on its importance to effective prayer. Immediately after the Lord gave … Continue reading

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Prayer 101… The Lord’s Prayer; part 5

January 29 “And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors.” (Matthew 6:12) It is fascinating to note that effective prayer is so closely tied to our relationships with other people. As we study the Scriptures, one … Continue reading

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Forgiving Ourselves; part 2

September 17 Yesterday, we talked about the significant challenge of forgiving ourselves for all our past failures and colossal mistakes. About how it is essential for each of us to find peace in the area of our regrettable personal history. … Continue reading

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Forgiving Ourselves

September 16 It is a fairly safe assumption that everyone has things in their past that they certainly regret. A poor decision. A moment of uncontrolled anger. A spiteful outburst. A cruel action. A time of great weakness… or pride… … Continue reading

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Hurt and Intentions

September 15 Have you ever hurt someone, but never intended to do so? You did something, or said something, that was intended to help someone… or to point out something true or something (you thought would be) helpful – and … Continue reading

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A Debt Too Big

August 25 “Forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors.” (Matthew 6:12) Yesterday, we talked about the importance of “forgiving our debtors.” Inevitably, there are those who read/hear these words on forgiveness and are plunged into the … Continue reading

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