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Common Misconceptions about Forgiveness Galatians 5:13-26 A few years ago, I was working with a man whose wife had left him, in hopes of restoring the marriage. To keep a long story short, he had acknowledged that he was responsible … Continue reading

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The Role of Pride and Self I don’t need to tell any of you what the Bible says about pride and self; you know already. Instead, here’s a question for discussion: If godly love can be seen through humility and … Continue reading

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Can We Love Others and Not Forgive Them? Therefore if you have any encouragement from being united with Christ, if any comfort from his love, if any common sharing in the Spirit, if any tenderness and compassion, then make my joy complete by … Continue reading

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God Forgives Us, We Forgive Others Read Matthew 18:21-35 This passage is often called “The Parable of the Unmerciful Servant” because that servant who had received mercy (forgiveness) by the Master, refused to show mercy (forgiveness) to his fellow servant, … Continue reading

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God loves us in spite of everything In spite of everything that had happened between humanity and God, God continues to love us.  He loves us in good times and in bad, even when we are having all kinds of … Continue reading

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God Loved Us See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are! The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him. … Continue reading

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Judging Others: Who, me?

“Do not judge, and you will not be judged. Do not condemn, and you will not be condemned. Forgive, and you will be forgiven. Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, … Continue reading

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Why Carry Such a Load?

Have you ever had to carry a heavy load for a long distance? I remember one time in high school when my journalism teacher gave me the keys to his car and sent me to the parking lot to get … Continue reading

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Common Misconceptions about Forgiveness (3)

The role of feelings and emotions In most cases, our feelings and emotions don’t help us to make the right choices when we have been wronged. In such cases anger, outrage and hurt are normal and sensible reactions, but as … Continue reading

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Common Misconceptions about Forgiveness (2)

They can’t be allowed to get away with it! Forgiveness really has nothing to do with whether or not a person gets away with something. Everyone will answer to God for their actions; God is the Judge of all. We … Continue reading

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