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Tag Archives: Forgiveness
Roe v. Wade Overturned, Now What?
A great legal victory occurred on June 24, 2022. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled to overturn Roe v. Wade after more than 49 years (Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization). The issue of abortion is returned to the states. Now what? … Continue reading
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The Beatitudes: The Merciful
“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
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In The News: To Forgive Is Divine
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
Posted in Forgiveness, Race Tagged anastasia pittman, arnelius crenshaw jr., bobby ross jr, david boren, expelled, Forgiveness, in the news, levi pettit, northeast chuch of christ, oklahoma city, oklahoma university, public apology, racial chant, racism, state senator, the christian chronicle 1 Comment
Where is the Stigma?
“One of illegitimate birth shall not enter the assembly of the LORD; even to the tenth generation none of his descendants shall enter the assembly of the LORD” (Deuteronomy 23:2). It certainly was not the fault of the illegitimate offspring … Continue reading
“He that cannot forgive others breaks the bridge over which he must pass himself; for every man has need to be forgiven.” – Thomas Fuller “Never does the human soul appear so strong as when it forgoes revenge, and dares … Continue reading
Posted in Forgiveness, Parables, Textual study, Thanksgiving Tagged e.h. chapin, Forgiveness, Luke 7, Matthew 18, the two debtors, the unmerciful servant, thomas fuller 1 Comment
Blessed are the Peacemakers
Are you acquainted with the name Benjamin Rush? If so, you are an exception to the rule. He is not so well-known today. But, Benjamin Rush was a great man in many respects. In fact, Encyclopedia Britannica says of him, … Continue reading
Posted in Forgiveness, History Tagged benjamin rush, Forgiveness, john adams, Matthew 5, peacemaker, thomas jefferson 2 Comments