Have you ever tried to forgive someone and found your attempts to be unsuccessful? I sure have! I believe that true forgiveness is a supernatural act. People are not able to give away something that they do not possess. I cannot give a sum of money away that I don’t first have in my possession. […]Read More The Power to Forgive
For if you forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. But if you do not forgive men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses. Matthew 6:14-15 You can see from the scripture that we just read that forgiveness is not an option. Our willingness to forgive our offenders is […]Read More Defining Forgiveness
“The Lord is my shepherd…” This is the beginning phrase in one of the most famous passages of Scripture known to man. In this short phrase lies two amazing, dichotomous thoughts that are a true blessing to those who know the Lord. The word translated as “Lord” is the Hebrew word “Yahweh”. This is the […]Read More The Lord is my Shepherd
Our awareness of love generally comes through our feelings. We know that we love someone because we “feel” the emotions we equate with love. Certainly God “feels” love toward us. Deuteronomy 7:7 – “The Lord did not set His love on you nor choose you because you were more in number than any other people, […]Read More Changing Your World
Between the coming of the Spirit and the resurrection of Jesus, we see 50 days of relative quiet. Jesus is spending time with His disciple during 40 of those days, but His interaction with those outside His circle of disciples is limited leading to the aforementioned quiet. You see, Jesus is a “mover and a […]Read More A Jesus Mess!!
You can’t go forward while looking backward Most of us have heard something like that. But, like many things, this one is easier said than done. Let’s talk about putting this truth into practice. Not that I have already obtained all this, or have already arrived at my goal, but I press on to […]Read More Moving Forward
Remember the Sabbath day by keeping it holy. Exodus 20:8 This command is part of what we call the Ten Commandments. The people to whom the Ten Commandments were given had an identity as slaves. They had been slaves and their parents had been slaves. For the 430 years they lived in Egypt, they knew […]Read More The Mystery of the Sabbath