Tag: Matthew

For the abused and mistreated: What does forgiveness require of you?

The talk show guest didn’t intend to question the sincerity of those offering the Charleston gunman forgiveness, but his words spilled out that way.  What he said was, “Just saying that you forgive someone doesn’t mean that you’ve actually forgiven them.” The anchorwoman sitting… Continue Reading “For the abused and mistreated: What does forgiveness require of you?”

Are you Committing the Sin of Living in Scarcity?

I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly. (Joh 10:10) There is a prosperity gospel out there that is – no matter how you slice it – wrong.  The prosperity gospel teaches that whatever you want (as long as it doesn’t… Continue Reading “Are you Committing the Sin of Living in Scarcity?”

Jesus ultimately declares that we belong to him (or not) based on whether we cared for the least

Jesus, the Son of Man, told his disciples a story of what is to come . . . “When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, then he will sit on the throne of his glory. All… Continue Reading “Jesus ultimately declares that we belong to him (or not) based on whether we cared for the least”

Love Trumps Every Rule

Observe the Sabbath day and keep it holy, as the LORD your God commanded you. (Deu 5:12 NRS) Most Saturdays my husband and I practice Sabbath.  Simply put, on Saturday, we trust God to take care of all the things we are putting on… Continue Reading “Love Trumps Every Rule”