Category Archives: forgiveness

September 30th-we can remove ourselves from the situation and realize that the offense is not really against US, but against God’s law

Mark 11: 25“Whenever you stand praying, forgive, if you have anything against anyone, so that your Father who is in heaven will also forgive you your transgressions. 26“But if you do not forgive, neither will your Father who is in … Continue reading

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August 4th-This is a great metaphor; the heart of stone replaced by the heart of flesh.

Ezekiel 11: 18“When they come there, they will remove all its detestable things and all its abominations from it. 19“And I will give them one heart, and put a new spirit within them. And I will take the heart of … Continue reading

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July 18th-We have to ask ourselves, do we honor our parents as we should?

Jeremiah 22:15 “Do you become a king because you are competing in cedar? Did not your father eat and drink And do justice and righteousness? Then it was well with him. 16 “He pled the cause of the afflicted and … Continue reading

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April 15th-Solomon is challenged by the Lord repeatedly through adversaries and shows his extraordinary wisdom.

1 Kings 11: 14Then the LORD raised up an adversary to Solomon……28Now the man Jeroboam was a valiant warrior, and when Solomon saw that the young man was industrious, he appointed him over all the forced labor of the house … Continue reading

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March 27th-Here is an example of a tyrannical leader proclaiming an unjust law and the people rising up, saying it should not and will not be enforced.

1 Samuel 14: 24Now the men of Israel were hard-pressed on that day, for Saul had put the  people under oath, saying, “Cursed be the man who eats food before evening, and until I have avenged myself on my enemies.” … Continue reading

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January 15th-And, God stayed by his side, using him in remarkable ways.

Genesis 39:21 But the LORD was with Joseph and extended kindness to him, and gave him favor in the sight of the chief jailer. Repeatedly, we see Joseph, regardless of his situation, showing what we would call the fruits of … Continue reading

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December 19th- If we can focus on HIS love in us, however, which is unconditional, it will help gain the upper hand against our weak human shortcomings.

1 John 3: 13Do not be surprised, brethren, if the world hates you. 14We know that we have passed out of death into life, because we love the brethren. He who does not love abides in death. Here John addresses … Continue reading

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