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Category Archives: Forgiveness
I recently finished watching Ken Burns’ series, The Roosevelts: An Intimate History. The 14 hour series weaves the lives of Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor Roosevelt into a single narrative. He suggests that both Theodore and Franklin were driven by a … Continue reading
“Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy” (Matthew 5:7). It is reported that Mohandas Gandhi once told the British Viceroy of India, Lord Irwin: “When your country and mine shall get together on the teachings laid down by … Continue reading
“Now to him who works, the wages are not counted as grace but as debt. But to him who does not work but believes on Him who justifies the ungodly, his faith is accounted for righteousness” (Romans 4:4-5). The term … Continue reading
“And of His fullness we have received, and grace for grace. For the law was given through Moses, but grace and truth came through Jesus Christ” (John 1:16-17). There is a contrast between what Moses brought to man and what … Continue reading
2 Samuel 12:7-15 , “Then Nathan said to David, “You are the man! Thus says the LORD God of Israel: ‘I anoint you king over Israel, and I delivered you from the hand of Saul. I gave you your master’s house … Continue reading
University of Oklahoma President David Boren expelled two students, in early March, for their racist chants at a fraternity activity. Levi Pettit was one of those students. Anastasia Pittman, a state senator, Oklahoma’s only black state senator, saw the leaked … Continue reading