Tag Archives: forgiveness

Road Striping … and Your Sins

Recently the county road-striping crew was at work near our home. They re-striped one of the roads close to us, and, well, it’s … interesting. Now to be fair, I guess it’s possible that the guys that normally do that … Continue reading

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David, Solomon and Unforgiveness

When David was passing along the kingship mantle to his son Solomon, he told Solomon about some people. Of course, David begins his final words to his son with an admonition to follow the Lord. We would expect that from … Continue reading

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“I Never Made the List”

Some time ago, I heard a speaker talk about a husband and wife who were celebrating their fiftieth wedding anniversary. At the celebration party, a young woman approached the wife and asked her the secret for their longevity in marriage. … Continue reading

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Holding a Grudge

This morning, as I was reading the Gospel of Mark, I came to the section about John the Baptist. He had told Herod, plainly and clearly, “It is not lawful for you to have your brother’s wife.” (Mark 6:18) Of … Continue reading

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Acceptance

We all have a basic need. At the core of our being, there is a nagging question, a wondering. It is a deep and profound ponderance to which an answer is essential. The question, both simple and profound, is this: … Continue reading

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Forgiving

As I travel and minister at various Christian churches, I regularly teach about the necessity of unity in the Church. Of course, part of that unity is an attitude of forgiveness toward one another. Often, after such meetings, someone will … Continue reading

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No Paybacks

The Apostle Paul wrote to the church at Thessalonica, “See that no one repays anyone evil for evil, but always seek to do good to one another and to everyone” (1 Thessalonians 5:15). Could there be a simpler, easier to … Continue reading

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