Tag Archives: forgiveness

Whitewashing the Black Sheep

The children in a prominent family decided to give their father a book of the family’s history for a birthday present. They commissioned a professional biographer to do the work, carefully warning him about the family’s “black sheep” problem: Uncle … Continue reading

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Jesus Our Advocate

1 John begins with the apostle John affirming that he and the other apostles had indeed seen, heard and even touched Jesus when he walked the earth. This first-hand witness proclaimed what he had experienced so that others could have … Continue reading

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How’s That Again?

Psychologist James Dobson reported seeing a sign at a convent in southern California that had the following message: Absolutely No Trespassing—Violators Will Be Prosecuted to the Full Extent of the Law. Signed, “The Sisters of Mercy.” If we truly understood … Continue reading

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Toddler’s World View

I saw a cute video the other day of some young children who have spent most of their lives living in the world of COVID-19. These toddlers were filmed walking up to anything that looked like a small box. Then … Continue reading

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A Healthy Church

Matthew 18 is a very important chapter in the New Testament because here Jesus deals with issues that are crucial when it comes to having a healthy church. If we follow these biblical principles, our churches will be healthier and … Continue reading

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Seven Habits of a Godly Life

I got this outline from a Charles Stanley sermon. These biblical principles can help all of us who want to grow in our faith in the Lord Jesus Christ. If we work hard to instill these practices in our daily … Continue reading

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7 Keys to Life

I saw a version of this online recently and thought it was worth sharing. I’m sorry I don’t know where it came from or who deserves the credit. But it seems like some pretty good advice about how to succeed … Continue reading

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The Need to Forgive

It is reported that when Leonardo da Vinci was painting “The Last Supper”, he became angry with a man and lashed out at him. He even threatened the man. Then he went back to his workplace and tried to paint … Continue reading

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Give Thanks in All Circumstances

Matthew Henry, the famous Bible scholar, was once accosted by thieves and robbed of his money. Following that event he wrote these words in his diary: “Let me be thankful first because I was never robbed before; second, although they … Continue reading

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Sorry!

I once found a drawing that someone had made on the white board in a room where I teach a Wednesday night class at church. The drawing appeared to have been made by a child in elementary school. The problem … Continue reading

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