Posts tagged with ‘Forgiveness’

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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 […]

9/26/16 NO ONE IS TOO BAD TO BE FORGIVEN

by Barry Lovett
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“Assuredly, I say to you, today you will be with Me in Paradise.” Luke 23:43. The dying thief found freedom in the final hours of his life.  He admitted that God was right to punish his sin and right there from the cross, Jesus gave him the assurance that he would enter Paradise that very […]

9/21/16 CHRIST BECAME A CURSE FOR US TO REMOVE A CURSE FROM US

by Barry Lovett
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“Jesus cried out…, My God, My God, why have you forsaken Me?”  Mark 15:34. The aloneness experienced by the Lord Jesus as He hung on the cross was a terrible isolation. In the awfulness of those hours, Jesus endured a suffering worse than even the agonizing physical pain of crucifixion: He was forsaken by the […]