Forgiveness based on God’s Mercy or our Merit

Friday, June 16, 2017

“I tell you, her many sins have been forgiven—for she loved much. But he who has been forgiven little loves little.” Luke 7:47 If I follow our culture’s…

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Force Field of Mercy

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

“But for those who fear you, you have raised a banner to be unfurled against the bow.” Psalm 60:4 Without its protective force field, the earth would be…

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Childhood Christmas Tradition

Friday, December 16, 2016

“Blessed are the merciful, for they will be shown mercy.” Matthew 5:7 The station wagon was filled with dolls, Transformers, building blocks, stuffed animals, and an Atari game…

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Christmas Mercy in God’s Timing

Monday, December 12, 2016

“Then an angel of the Lord appeared to him, standing at the right side of the altar of incense. When Zechariah saw him, he was startled and was gripped with…

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Desire Fulfilled is a Tree of Life

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but desire fulfilled is a tree of life. Proverbs 13:12, (ESV) italics mine. Sometimes unfulfilled desires, the ones we’ve prayed for over a long…

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Knee-Jerk Reactions

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

“Do not repay evil with evil or insult with insult. On the contrary, repay evil with blessing, because to this you were called so that you may inherit…

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Restore To Me

Monday, August 11, 2014

“Create in me a clean heart, O God. Renew a loyal spirit within me. Do not banish me from your presence, and don’t take your Holy Spirit from…

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