Love and Forgiveness

Can love be measured, if so, how? We all want and need love, but where can it be found and how can it be obtained? Some try to secure love in their own efforts, but ultimately find it snatched away in despair. Songs of lost love and broken hearts seem to never leave the music […]

Heart of Peace

“Relieve the troubles of my heart and free me from my anguish.” (Psalm 25:17)  A troubled heart is not from the Lord, but from the world and our fallen human nature. We should guard our hearts because everything we do proceeds from it. (Proverbs 4:23) The enemy would fill your heart with regret, if he can […]

Anger Rising

We are made in the image of God; not that we are equal or just like God, but we favor him. One aspect we share is the emotion of anger. God was angry with Israel. “Remember this and never forget how you aroused the anger of the Lord your God in the wilderness. From the […]

One Caught in Adultery

In John 8: 3-11, we read about the woman caught in adultery. “The Pharisees  made her stand before the group and said to Jesus, ‘Teacher, this woman was caught in the act of adultery.  In the Law Moses commanded us to stone such women. Now what do you say?’  They were using this question as […]

Forgive Thy Brother

  Jesus told his disciples to “Take heed to yourselves: If thy brother trespass against thee, rebuke him; and if he repent, forgive him.  And if he trespass against thee seven times in a day, and seven times in a day turn again to thee, saying, I repent; thou shalt forgive him.”  Luke 17:3-4. Matthew […]