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Feed My Sheep

Our failings are not lost on God. From the broken place, we learn to rely on God’s strength rather than our own. Continue reading

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How Many Times?

Learning to forgive may be one of the more difficult lessons in the life of following Christ. Continue reading

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Forgiven to Forgive

We are all like the man who owed ten thousand talents. Having accumulated an enormous debt of sin, our only hope is to cry to God for mercy–looking for grace and forgiveness. Continue reading

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The Forgiving Heart

When people hurt us, we are sometimes tempted to withhold forgiveness, thinking we retain some power over those who have hurt us by refusing to forgive. But the truth is, we cannot hold on to these things—they eat us up inside. Continue reading

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How Many Times? (Apr 14)

Learning to forgive may be one of the more difficult lessons in the life of following Christ. Forgiving too early, or too often, seems unfair. Forgiving so easily seems to diminish the importance of the hurt we feel. Yet Jesus tells us that if a person comes back to us in repentance, even seven times in one day, we still ought to forgive them Continue reading

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The Forgiving Heart (Jan 22)

When people hurt us, we are sometimes tempted to withhold forgiveness, thinking we retain some power over those who have hurt us by refusing to forgive. But the truth is, we cannot hold on to these things—they eat us up inside. The need to forgive deeply from the heart is a daily need (Jesus taught us that in the Lord’s Prayer). As we take the hurt to Jesus, he helps us to forgive and move beyond the pain, the anger, and the bitterness. Continue reading

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An Honest Heart (July 14)

The one who is quick to point the finger at someone else, whose heart is filled with self-righteous pride, needs the goodness just as much or more than the one they are so quick to condemn. Continue reading

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Under Attack (June 27)

The Psalmist is under attack. Continue reading

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Reckless Words, Healing Words

April 5 Reckless Words, Healing Words Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 48:9-14 | Deuteronomy 28:1-68 | Luke 11:14-36 | Proverbs 12:18 Today’s Scripture Focus: Proverbs 12:18 The words of the reckless pierce like swords, but the tongue of the wise brings … Continue reading

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The Forgiving Heart (Jan 22)

January 22 The Forgiving Heart Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 14:1-7 | Genesis 44:1 – 45:28 | Matthew 14:13-36 | Proverbs 4:11-13 Today’s Scripture Focus: Genesis 44:1-45:28 “And now, do not be distressed and do not be angry with yourselves for … Continue reading

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