Tag: forgiveness

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. […]

28
Feb

COME TO THE CROSS

If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. 1 John 1:9 The word “confess” means “to agree with.” John states that those who confess sins are both forgiven and cleansed. When we confess our sins to God, we are agreeing with […]

22
Feb

Emulate God’s Character in Your Life

Ephesians 4:32 – And be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God in Christ forgave you. The character of God is that of Love, Forgiveness, Grace, and Mercy. A love like no other, unconditional and unchanging. The Bible in Ephesians 4:31 tells us to get rid of all anger, hatred, malice. When […]

11
Jan

The Blessing of Open Heavens

Romans 5:8  But God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.   God loves you!! He’s not an angry God who is waiting at the corner of every bad turn to punish you. The Holy Bible says, “The LORD is merciful and gracious, Slow to anger, and abounding […]

08
Jan

The Law of Love

Romans 13:8  Owe no one anything except to love one another, for he who loves another has fulfilled the law.   The Pharisees strongly disliked the Lord Jesus. His teachings on love and mercy did not sit well with them. How could He change people’s ideology and cause the Pharisees to lose face? Who was He […]

10
Nov

Mercy over Judgement

Nahum 1:3 The Lord is slow to anger and great in power, and will not at all acquit the wicked. The Lord has His way In the whirlwind and in the storm, And the clouds are the dust of His feet. Often Shiny would lose her temper. Her mother always advised her to pray about these fits of rage that she battled with. In […]

07
Nov

The Prosperity Verse

Luke 6:38 Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you. Who doesn’t like to receive, right-whether its gifts, surprises, money, love, acknowledgment, encouragement, etc. But the most precious […]

15
Oct

Never too Broken to Restore

Psalm 37:23-24  The steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord, And He delights in his way. Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down; For the Lord upholds him with His hand.   David is the only person in the Bible who went from a meager shepherd boy to Israel’s […]