I want to pay tribute to wonderful people I have known, the wonderful country in which I live, the communities in which I have lived, the churches who have claimed me as their own, the God who sends shivers down my back when I really give him a portion of my time—well, maybe not shivers but tears flow easily in some of those most priceless times.
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Category Archives: forgiveness
Swimming against the flow! I’m swimming upstream today so I’ll hurry before I lose my gumption. Here goes: Lewis B. Smedes said, “To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you.” This philosophy is … Continue reading
The book “Then Sings My Soul” (Robert Morgan) has a selection on the origin of the hymn “Whiter Than Snow.” He cites various analogies used in Scriptures to describe God’s forgiveness of sins. Read, meditate, and enjoy these: “Micah 7:19 … Continue reading
Note the following scriptures which describe what happens to forgiven sins. “Micah 7:19 says God will tread our sins underfoot and hurl all our iniquities into the depths of the sea. Psalm 103 says He removes them as far from us … Continue reading
I ended my last post referring to a “snit” for which I had to ask forgiveness. I have had to forgive situations a bit more hurtful than than. But never like some situation which people face. I need to … Continue reading