Tag Archives: God’s forgiveness

November 2 – You Can Never Do Enough

Jeremiah 27-29 Titus 3 “But when the kindness and love of God our Savior was shown, he saved us because of his mercy. It was not because of good deeds we did to be right with him. He saved us … Continue reading

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February 20 – Love, Forgiveness, And Acceptance

Leviticus 26-27 Mark 2 “A few days later, when Jesus came back to Capernaum, the news spread that he was at home. Many people gathered together so that there was no room in the house, not even outside the door. … Continue reading

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March 19 – Forgiveness

Matthew 18:21-35; Numbers 7-8; Ecclesiastes 6 Dylan Roof is notorious for his murder of nine members of Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina. He had told people that he was going to kill a bunch of people, … Continue reading

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January 22 – Before They Ask

Luke 17; Genesis 29:1-30; Psalm 22 “The Gospel is un-American” a friend of mine wrote recently. If you are a good American Christian, that might set your teeth on edge a bit. If you don’t live in the United States, … Continue reading

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April 30 – Forgiveness

Acts 13:26-52; Joshua 20-21; Job 30 Some people seem to be on an endless quest to gain forgiveness. We’ve seen comedy routines where a man is seeking forgiveness from his wife and the pains he goes through to get back … Continue reading

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July 11 – Restoration

Mark 16; I Kings 12:1-31; Hosea 14 The book of Hosea speaks continuously about restoration. Hosea takes a woman from adultery and restores her dignity as he makes her his wife. When she strays again, their relationship is restored again … Continue reading

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January 22 – Forgive How Many Times?

Luke 17; Genesis 29:1-30; Psalm 22 I can’t tell you how often I hear the words “I’m sorry.” Students usually are repeating it again and again when I’m finishing up the referral. The question I always ask is “Are you … Continue reading

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August 5 – Reconciliation

2 Corinthians 5:11-6:13; 2 Kings 18; Micah 7 How often do we see stories of friends, families or couples who earlier in life became angry with each other and parted ways? Years later they found each other through the internet, … Continue reading

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June 5 – Revenge?

Romans 11:1-24; 1 Samuel 20; Psalm 65 “Revenge is a dish best served cold.” That idea, made popular as “an old Klingon proverb” in Star Trek, has been around for centuries. In fact, we have many ways of talking about … Continue reading

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April 25 – Forgiveness

Acts 10:34-48; Joshua 9-10; Job 25 The natural order of the world is that we should seek vengeance. Many law codes from ancient days included sections on vengeance. These sections did not forbid revenge; they sought to limit the extent … Continue reading

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