Though an x-ray can reveal what’s broken inside us, we still need the skilled hand of a surgeon to repair internal damage. It’s a spiritual check-up.
The Bible declares we’re saved by the free gift of grace. In light of Jesus’ sacrifice, no amount of obedience to the Law can ever make us right with God! Let's examine the importance of the Ten Commandments in light of salvation.
The Ten Commandments were given to a people and a culture bound to follow Old Testament law. So do those ancient rules have any application in our lives today?
Extending grace and forgiveness when you’ve been wounded deeply isn’t easy! Discover how to have a compassionate view of those who are indebted to us.
There are situations when forgiveness needs to go beyond a hug and a handshake, moments when confrontation is necessary.
Start reading a book in the middle of the story and you’ll quickly be confused! Let's emphasize the importance of reading the Bible in context, remembering that each verse is part of a single narrative.
Jesus often used terms and phrases in His parables that appealed to the listeners of His day. But sometimes those illustrations can be lost on modern-day readers.
Jesus’ instruction to offer unlimited forgiveness to those around us is a pretty tall order. Is it even possible to accomplish? That’s the question on today’s edition of “Discover the Word.” Join us as we study a parable Jesus told about a debt-stricken servant and a compassionate king.
It’s overwhelming to consider our own sinfulness. So instead, we focus on what others are doing wrong, and in comparison we look pretty good!
A good story can help us understand important principles in a fresh new way. Let's turn our attention to a parable from Jesus that puts the issue of unlimited forgiveness into practical perspective.
When someone has wounded you deeply it’s difficult to offer forgiveness even once. But according to Jesus’ teaching in Matthew 18, followers of God are called to extend unlimited grace to those we encounter. Find help for your relationships.
Many think forgiveness is all about saying “I’m sorry” or avoiding consequences. But according to Jesus’ teaching in Scripture, true forgiveness is centered around restoring relationships.
Forgiveness isn’t easy. In fact, there’s often a lot of emotional baggage that comes when forgiving someone or asking them to forgive you. An honest appraisal of forgiveness.