Basking in the benefits of God’s blessings, we often feel a sense of gratitude. But when God chooses to bless others with those same gifts, our reaction isn’t always thankfulness.
The best-trained athlete gets the trophy. The most intelligent student gets the best grades. That’s the way our world works.
Our employment system dictates that a full day’s work deserves a full day’s pay. But in Jesus’ economy, we receive even more than we’ve bargained for!
Forgiveness and reconciliation take a lot of endurance and courage. But through the grace of God, restoration is possible!
Resentment is an inevitable part of being wounded by someone’s words or actions. And if we don’t release that resentment, we’ll wind up hurting ourselves even more!
Even when we’ve forgiven someone for hurting us, it’s not always easy to forget the pain that was caused. Perhaps you’re struggling to mend a broken relationship right now.
Did you know that when we forgive others, we reflect the forgiveness God bestows on each of us? Discover the positive effect the habit of forgiveness has on us!
We all influence one another by what we say and how we act. And if we’re not careful, our actions can even cause someone to drift away from God!
Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount provides helpful insight on how to treat others. There are times we need to show mercy to others, rather than follow the letter of the law.
Discover what Jesus meant when he said, “Blessed are the merciful because they shall obtain mercy” Part 34
Have you ever known someone who held to the letter of the law, but missed the purpose behind it?
Translating the Bible from its original language is a tedious and complicated assignment.
Whether it’s a holiday feast, or a simple meal with friends, memories of loved ones gathered at our dinner table warm our hearts. Another practical lesson from the book of Ruth.
Our character is often revealed in the way we treat men and women we meet, regardless of their station in life.