Posts tagged with ‘Forgiveness’

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1/4/18 CHRISTLIKE LOVE IS PATIENT WITH THE FAULTS OF OTHERS.

by Barry Lovett
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“Even as Christ forgave you, so you also must do.” Colossians 3:13 Before criticizing others we might ask the Lord to reveal our own shortcomings.  Prior to ripping out the wires of relationships, we could check to see if patience and forgiveness are connected in our own heart.  It’s good to look inside our heart […]

11/16/17 THE FAINTEST KNOCK OF FAITH OPENS WIDE THE DOOR TO FORGIVENESS

by Barry Lovett
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“Seek the Lord while He may be found, call upon Him while He is near.” Isaiah 55:6 Money is a necessary part of living. Without money, we couldn’t secure the necessities of life. But there are things money can’t buy. Money can’t buy spiritual power or recognition from God. All the wealth of the whole world cannot […]

4/7/17 THE LOVE YOU HAVE FOR YOUR WORST ENEMY IS THE LOVE YOU HAVE FOR GOD

by Barry Lovett
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“Do not rejoice when your enemy falls.” Proverbs 24:17 If someone has repeatedly been hurtful to us, it is easy to give in to vindictive pleasure when they experience misfortune. Instead, we are to maintain an attitude of compassion and forgiveness, and trust God to bring justice in His way and in His time. Love for God […]

3/21/17 GOD HAS BOTH AN ALL-SEEING EYE AND ALL-FORGIVING HEART

by Barry Lovett
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“Then Jesus, looking at him, loved him.” Mark 10:21. It’s interesting to note what Jesus saw as He met people. His encounter with the rich young ruler is an example. Some saw this young man as an arrogant person while others might have envied his wealth, but Jesus looked at him with love. The disciples […]