We all want the blessed life. But, how do we get it? Well, look at the life of Joseph. The story runs from Genesis 37 to 50. It is a story of providence, temptation, adversity, purpose, sin, forgiveness, reconciliation, and grace. Joseph's story is like our story -...read >>
No matter how common divorce may become, the fact remains: it hurts... a lot. When two people enter a marriage, promising & trusting themselves to one another until death do they part, only then to suffer the heartache of unfaithfulness, it's absolutely...read >>
Has anyone ever wronged you, felt bad about it after a while, sought your forgiveness, reconciled the friendship, only to turn right around and wrong you again? Well, you're not alone. Truth be told, how else should we really expect things to operate in this very...read >>
Today we will wrap up our mini-series on this short section of Matthew 18, beginning with verse 18, which is one of the most misunderstood passages in all of Scripture. Many who barely know God are yet very familiar with these words from Jesus. And, if we're not...read >>
Today we continue our mini-series on the fourth lesson in humility wherein our Good Shepherd instructs us on how--practically speaking--He leaves the 99 to seek the one wandering lost sheep in His fold.
Have you ever been in sin and sought by the Savior?
Have you...read >>
The lawyers of Jesus' day esteemed themselves on their own spiritual accomplishments. Schooled in tradition & steeped in their own pride, they were often heard quoting Rabbi-So-And-So... who quoted Rabbi-So-And-So-Before-Him... who quoted...read >>
It's a familiar request, one recited quite often by Christians around the world. But do we know what it means? Have we considered what we're asking of God:
"Forgive us as our sins AS we forgive others."
"Forgive us, Lord, the way that we forgive others."...read >>
Some people seem to have a harder time with guilt than others.
It amazes me how some of us can simply let our wrongdoings roll off our minds like water on a duck's back, never thinking about it again, seemingly little if any consideration for collateral casualties...read >>
Is loving God easy, but loving others... not so much?
Do you find it difficult or impossible to forgive some people sometimes?
In a day and age where we're asked to 'like' just about everything, it's definitely time to discover the love of God, and your love for...read >>