Posts tagged with ‘Forgiveness’

4/27/22 THE LOVE YOU HAVE FOR YOUR WORST ENEMY IS THE LOVE YOU HAVE FOR GOD

by Barry Lovett

“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 […]

3/10/22 THE FAINTEST KNOCK OF FATITH OPENS WIDE THE DOOR TO FORGIVENESS

by Barry Lovett

“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 of God. All the wealth of the whole […]

1/10/22 FORGIVEN SINNERS KNOW LOVE AND SHOW LOVE

by Barry Lovett

“When he was still a great way off, his father saw him and had compassion, and ran and fell on his neck and kissed him.”  Luke 15:20. Jesus’ parable about a young man who asked for and squandered his inheritance and then in humiliation returned home leaves us amazed at his father’s response. Instead of a lecture […]

9/25/20 WITH GOD’S LOVE AND POWER, FORGIVENESS IS ALWAYS POSSIBLE

by Barry Lovett

“Should you not also have had compassion on your fellow servant, just as I had pity on you?” Matthew 18:33. The gospel of Jesus Christ brings the promise of peace and reconciliation with God and with each other. When Peter asked Jesus how often he should forgive a brother who sinned against him, the Lord […]