To Forgive Is Human?

For if you forgive other people when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. Matthew 6:14   Why is forgiveness so important? Apparently, it’s very important according to St. Matthew. In Jesus’ teachings from the Sermon on the Mount, Matthew tells us that Jesus taught our forgiving others is directly tied... Continue Reading →

May Thier Memory Be Eternal

Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship. Romans 12:1 Today is a very special day. It’s a day we stop and remember those we’ve loved and lost in this world. We... Continue Reading →

Timing Is Everything

Yet the Lord longs to be gracious to you; therefore he will rise up to show you compassion. For the Lord is a God of justice. Blessed are all who wait for him! Isaiah 30:18   You’ve no doubt heard the old saying, “Timing is everything”. It seems to suggest that the outcome of events... Continue Reading →

What Sin?

Remember, Lord, your great mercy and love, for they are from of old. Do not remember the sins of my youth and my rebellious ways; according to your love remember me, for you, Lord, are good. Psalm 25:6-7 Do you have some things in your past you wish you could forget – youthful indiscretions? Everyone... Continue Reading →

The Pursuit of Purpose

He has saved us and called us to a holy life—not because of anything we have done but because of his own purpose and grace. This grace was given us in Christ Jesus before the beginning of time. 2 Timothy 1:9   Does it surprise you to learn God has a purpose for your life?... Continue Reading →

Unblock the Dams

Who is a God like you, who pardons sin and forgives the transgression of the remnant of his inheritance? You do not stay angry forever but delight to show mercy. Micah 7:18 True love doesn’t stay mad for long. Think about the last time you got mad at something someone in your family did. Your... Continue Reading →

The End of All Suffering

And after you have suffered a little while, the God of all grace, who has called you to his eternal glory in Christ, will himself restore, establish, and strengthen you. 1 Peter 5:10   Do you realize what it means that God has “called you to his eternal glory in Christ”? It’s imperative that we... Continue Reading →

The Imitation of Mercy

The LORD is merciful and gracious, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love. Psalm 103:8   Anger is a basic human emotion. It’s commonality to human emotions is often used as an excuse. Do these words sound familiar? “After all, I’m only human”. However, when we excuse our anger as a merely a human... Continue Reading →

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