Parenting has its problems. With seven kids of all different ages and stages in life make our home either a place of order or chaos. As a parent, I loath saying things twice. Three times and your out. Karen and I both hate to the repeat things over and over again. By the time we … Continue reading Heaven and Hell Await Our Action of Forgiveness
If we suffer mistreatment for doing what is right, we will receive blessings from our Father. If we bless them according to the calling which God has called us to bless, God will bless us, and I believe in the same manner, as we bless them. God wants to bless you with supernatural favor upon … Continue reading Blessing the Mistreaters
When I was in second grade, there was a girl named Natosha who was the classroom bully. She was loud and obnoxious. She was also the teacher’s pet. When the teacher had to leave the room, Natosha was the one who was asked to take names and when the opportunity came her claws would come … Continue reading Tooth for Tooth?
In our families, in our marriages, in our careers and in the workplace, it has happened to us. We have all been mistreated and felt the emotions that come with the feelings of being mistreated. How do we rid ourselves of these emotions? Some of us hang out with friends to get it all out. … Continue reading Eye for an Eye?
Peter understood this clearly. It is written down for the ages to comprehend and understand: Do not repay evil with evil or insult with insult. On the contrary, repay evil with blessing, because to this you were called so that you may inherit a blessing. 1 Peter 3:9 Does this mean when we are mistreated that … Continue reading Bless Instead of Bite
In our families, in our marriages, in our careers and in the work place, it has happened to us. We have all been mistreated and felt the emotions that come with the feelings of being mistreated. How do we rid ourselves of these emotions? Some of us hang out with friends to get it all … Continue reading A Hard Challenge for the Hurt to the Hurtful
Ephesians 4:32 Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you. Luke 17:3-4 Pay attention to yourselves! If your brother sins, rebuke him, and if he repents, forgive him, and if he sins against you seven times in the day, and turns to you seven times, saying, ‘I … Continue reading What the Bible Says About Forgiving Others | 30+ Verses
Forgiveness is the simple act of letting go yet simple is not a word anyone would ascribe to it. Letting go is the process of releasing yourself from the responsibility of holding back another for their acts. Jesus said for us in His example prayer for us to follow what we call the Lord’s prayer … Continue reading Need to Forgive? Try This. . .
As I shared in the previous post, Bound by Bitterness?, bitterness is something which can plaque us at any time. Still not sure if you are bitter or not? There are six things bitter people do. Some may do a few. Some do all. Read through the list and see if any of these things … Continue reading 6 Things Bitter People Do