Tagged with Forgiveness

Lost Valuables

“Then all the tax collectors and the sinners drew near to Him to hear Him. And the Pharisees and scribes complained, saying, ‘This Man receives sinners and eats with them.’ So He spoke this parable to them…” Luke 15:1 Not only did Jesus receive the ‘sinners,’ His message attracted these people. Do our words have that kind … Continue reading

forgiveness and the Holy Spirit

If you haven’t gotten a-hold of a copy of Robert Morris’ The God I Never Knew, then I highly recommend you do.  As Morris states within the text, this book was not written with the intent of being “informational,” but rather “transformational.” I am half-way reading through it, and as an already Spirit-filled Christian, my experience … Continue reading

Amish forgiveness and Corrie ten Boom

Extreme examples of forgiveness have a way of drawing attention—even criticism—in our world. Take the Amish families who promptly forgave the murderer of their children and cared for his family, or the concentration camp victim who blessed a former S.S. officer. The world doesn’t know what to make of it. In Luke 23:3-47, we’re given … Continue reading