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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Tag Archives: forgiveness
While being stoned Stephen, being like Jesus, prayed, “Lord Jesus, receive my spirit.” Then he fell on his knees and cried out, “Lord, do not hold this sin against them.” (Acts 7:59) I hear of the martyrs of our day. … Continue reading
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
Valley House – this place looked tame compared to the places Alan sometimes found her. Nothing however could take away his love. He relished the love they had shared. He didn’t blame her for trying to escape the horrors of … Continue reading
No open-minded person can see a picture of a baby in the womb and argue that it is not a baby – a human baby! That a man can make that legal – even allowing for the mother to give … Continue reading
(I had prepared this prayer for use in my Sunday morning class. I have asked God to help me with a blog today. This is the only answer in my heart. Perhaps he will touch you to pray this with … 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
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 highly promoted these days … Continue reading