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 …

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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 …

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Little Letters Make a Big Difference

For the grace of God has appeared that offers salvation to all people. It teaches us to say “No” to ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright and godly lives in this present age. Titus 2:11-12 Isn’t it amazing to think of the difference one little word can make? Over and over the …

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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 …

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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 …

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