Posts tagged with ‘Forgiveness’

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1/8/19 THE PRICE OF OUR FREEDOM FROM SIN WAS PAID BY JESUS’ BLOOD

by Barry Lovett
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“If the Son makes you free, you shall be free indeed.” John 8:36. Years after they sold Joseph into slavery, His brothers recalled their cruelty and feared revenge. They sent a message to Joseph, begging for forgiveness. They did this despite previous merciful actions and reassurances from their brother. Many of us too remain connected […]

11/16/18 IT IS BETTER TO LOOK AHEAD AND PREPARE THAN TO LOOK BACK AND DESPAIR

by Barry Lovett
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“…forgetting those things which are behind.” Philippians 3:13. While we can never reclaim a lost opportunity, God has provided a way to free us from the devastating effects of self-condemnation and regret.  First, He pardons our sins through faith in Christ.  Then He gives us new opportunities.  Christ stands ready to erase the record of […]

7/9/18 GODLINESS THAT WILL INFLUENCE SUCCEEDING GENERATIONS

by Barry Lovett
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“I will endeavor that you may be able, after my decease, to have these things always in remembrance.” II Peter 1:15. In the spiritual realm, we can leave an inheritance of life and light that will benefit others after our death.  The apostle Paul is a case in point. He was intent on making sure that […]

7/6/18 FOCUS ON TODAY’S OPPORTUNITIES RATHER THAN YESTERDAY’S FAILURES

by Barry Lovett
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“If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.” I John 1:9. God’s pardon sets us free to begin again and focus on today’s opportunities rather than yesterday’s failures.  His faithful cleansing allows us to start over with a pure heart.  Today, […]