Tag Archives: forgiveness

Tender mercies

This week we are looking for the new covenant in the Old Testament of the Bible. Most Christians have a tendency to think about the Old Testament as being all about the old covenant, and the New Testament all about … Continue reading

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Football, forgiveness and a fallacy

As Christians and evangelical Christianity get more and more mention in the press, we need to be smarter about testing what is properly represented, misrepresented, or what might have been compromised in the process. For instance, I read a newspaper … Continue reading

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Forgiveness Now!

  If you had been somehow able to view from outside our bathroom window, the conversation I just had with my wife, (why is it that all meaningful conversations in my house happen in the bathroom or the kitchen?) you … Continue reading

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Grace Card: Don’t leave home without it

Any relationship is going to require a Grace Card. That’s because we are destined to fail each other over and over again. We will fail each other because we are fallible, and we will fail without even trying, because our … Continue reading

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Forgiveness: Yes!

And he said, “Yes, it was written long ago that the Messiah would suffer and die and rise from the dead on the third day. It was also written that this message would be proclaimed in the authority of his name to … Continue reading

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No place for tabloids

Did you know that tabloids — those flammable papers full of sex and scandal like National Enquirer that appear at the check-out stands of most supermarkets — are mentioned in the Bible? Sure enough, it’s in Proverbs 16:27: “Scoundrels hunt … Continue reading

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Breakfast of forgiveness

There is one more appearance of the resurrected Christ recorded in detail in the last chapter of John’s gospel because John was present along with Peter, Thomas, Nathanial, James and two other disciples he doesn’t name. It starts off with … Continue reading

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Getting out of the blame game

There is no place in the believer’s life for blame. Blame is never justified and it never serves a positive function. It is as old as Adam and as prevalent as sin. It’s the way we divert anything incoming that … Continue reading

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