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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7 Spiritual Tests

The book of 1 John was written for four stated purposes: (1) “that your joy may be full” (1:4); (2) “so that you may not sin” (2:1); (3) “concerning those who try to deceive you” (2:26); (4) “that you may … 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

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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

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Four Helps/Incentives from Hebrews 4

 “Let us therefore be diligent to enter into that rest, lest anyone  fall according to the same example of disobedience.”   Hebrews 4:11  What helps, or incentives do we have to stay on track? 1.  The powerful word of God (Hebrews 4:12)   … Continue reading

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Parables: Forgiveness

“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

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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

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Seven Sayings From The Cross: Forgiveness

An injustice had been done.  An innocent man had been condemned to die a horrible death by crucifixion.  Humanity cruelly mocked, ridiculed, and laughed him to scorn while he was in pain and agony.  One could understand why such a … Continue reading

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