When there is conflict in the workplace, discord in the family, controversy at church, dissension among the school board, friction at the sewing circle, disagreement between pastors, there are three options: flee, fight, or forgive. Which is the best choice? And how do we choose it?
Have you been forgiven much, or little? We tend to have a wrong view of how much we have been forgiven. Our perception of our own sins and God’s forgiveness will affect our willingness to forgive others. How we handle the offenses we encounter will have a direct effect on how God forgives us.
“How do you plead?” the judge asked. I swallowed. I hadn’t realized how difficult this would be. “Guilty,” I answered. Guilty. We have all felt guilty at one time or another. More than that, we have all been guilty.
How does a Christian respond when he's wronged or treat unfairly? He faces a choice to become patient or revengeful. Christ prayed for his tormentors "Father forgive them: for they know not what they do." Is this how we respond?
Bitterness is like a leech. It attaches itself to and feeds on you, draining the life from you. Bitterness is rebellion against God. How do you respond to life? Do you let the unpleasant circumstances make you bitter?
Christians ask, "Is Romans 7 about Christians, or unbelievers?"…In Romans, this chapter is a bridge between the life of sin and life in the spirit. Discover how God wants to enable us to keep His law, rather than being held in bondage by it.
Can a person choose which spirit will control him? Can anything be done to change the effects of a sinful ancestor on his descendants? Is there any hope for freedom from the bondage of sin? Learn what the Bible has to say about spirit possession and generational iniquity as you listen.
Broken covenants require atonement. But in our broken relationship with the Creator, Jesus shed His blood to redeem that covenant relationship—the blood of the Lamb of God, "which taketh away the sin of the world."
Bitterness not only ruins relationships with others; our own lives can self-destruct through unresolved bitterness in our own hearts. God has answers for bitterness—answers that restore both your heart and your love for others to His beauty.
Psalm 32 was written after a very dark time in David's life. His sin of lust, his adultery with Bathsheba, and his murder of Uriah, left him feeling dark, sad, empty, and dry. Listen to this recording to learn how we can find peace through Faith, Forgiveness, and Obedience.