Tag: forgiveness

19
Jun

Forgive and Be Set Free

Matthew 6:14 – “For if you forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you.”  Forgive and forget – three simple words that hold a world of meaning masked within. All of us desperately need forgiveness but few of us are willing to give it unconditionally. Today’s verse comes at the end of […]

11
Jun

UNITY-The Oneness of the Trinity

Psalm 133:1 How good and pleasant it is when God’s people live together in unity! A mother taking her daughter for a walk was telling her about the beautiful flowers and trees that surrounded them. She then pointed to one particularly interesting plant called ‘The Angel’s Trumpet.’ The little girl excitedly rushed towards the plant […]

08
Jun

Bearing One another-In love, patience and gentleness

Ephesians 4:2 Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. ‘I don’t have to put up with your nonsense anymore,’ said many a person to many others. It’s become such a common phrase that has only reinstated the lifestyle that is now widely accepted. Intolerance, impatience, giving tit-for-tat and harshness are […]

01
May

Diffusers of Heavenly Fragrance

2 Corinthians 2:14 Now thanks be to God who always leads us in triumph in Christ, and through us diffuses the fragrance of His knowledge in every place. One of the most powerful senses we have is the sense of smell. Take for instance the smell of a baby which is so distinct. You’ve probably […]

28
Apr

Fight Fear with Faith

2 Timothy 1:7 For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind. Fear and cowardice…we all feel it. Some because of situations, others because of hurtful experiences and some as a part of our personalities. Paul knew Timothy was someone who was facing […]

10
Apr

You Have Life!

John 6:47 – “Most assuredly, I say to you, he who believes in Me has everlasting life.” Can you imagine Jesus sitting in front of you, looking into your eyes, intently and intentionally, holding your hand, and saying to you: “Now, really, I absolutely mean what I am saying to you right now, it is serious, […]

05
Apr

My Strength Comes From God

Nehemiah 8:10: …for this day is holy to our Lord. Do not sorrow, for the joy of the Lord is your strength. In this Bible passage, Ezra is reading the word of God to the people of Israel as they return to their homeland after a 70-year exile. As Ezra reads from God’s word, the […]

03
Apr

Love Blooms From Forgiveness

Proverbs 10:12 – Hatred stirs up strife, But love covers all sins. Hate is an emotion that you feel towards someone or something that you dislike strongly. When you dislike someone so strongly, everything about them stirs up anger in you and elevates the feeling of hate. When you hate, you begin to enjoy the […]

30
Mar

Our Forgiving God

He that covereth his sins shall not prosper: but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy. Proverbs 28:13 (KJV) The above verse talks about the boundless mercy of God. In the Gospel of Luke Jesus says “I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.” God hates sin but loves the sinners. […]