Monthly Archives: February 2017

Prayers for Faith…

How do you define faith? As Christians, we purport that we have it, but what is it that we have? In Christian circles, I have always heard faith referred to in a subjective way. It is a personal relationship we … Continue reading

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Closing Words on Forgiveness

Conflict and disagreement are a part of life. I must admit however that I am not comfortable in conflict situations. I prefer peace to the tense environment of conflict. However, we all know that God made so many varieties of … Continue reading

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When People Do You Wrong…

In a recent conversation I had with two Christian friends, they recounted several experiences when they were wronged, they forgave the offender and offered help and they were wronged again. This grated on their nerves and they stated “we felt … Continue reading

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To Err is Human…

We have all been there. Someone has let you down. Someone has hurt you. Someone has done something to you that is very offensive, maybe even criminal. And you are called on to forgive them. Who “calls” on you to … Continue reading

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Paying It Forward

As I lived in the 70’s watching sporting events, he was always there.  Most of the time, he had a seat in the stands right behind the goal posts at an NFL game.  He had a knack for finding key … Continue reading

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What It Means to Love…

On this Valentine’s Day, it is fitting to discuss a chapter entitled “Loving: the Prayer for Other People.” What does love for one another mean?   Does it mean feelings? Does it mean actions? For many, it may mean flowers, candy, … Continue reading

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The Seven Reasons for God’s Discipline

The number seven seems to be a special number in the Bible. There are the seven days to create the world in Genesis. Series of seven things crop up often in the Bible. For example, we find seven pairs of … Continue reading

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