Do you realize the miracle of reconciliation? Do you realize the freedom that comes through forgiveness? Do you realize that you forgiving something has more to do with your health and well being? Do you realize the pain, the anxiety, the suffering that comes from not forgiving? I learned my lesson many years ago and… Continue reading Do you realize the power of forgiveness?
Do you realize the power of forgiveness? Do you realize the healing that comes by giving up the pain, the anger, and the bitterness over to God by forgiving others? Do you realize that forgiveness breaks the chains holding you prisoner to the past and allowing you to find reconciliation and freedom into the future?… Continue reading The power of forgiveness in reconciliation.
Today’s reading as I read Colossians 3:13 caused a flashback in my mind to that drive to the tax lady and how after the song 7×70 came on the radio, God did a work in me through the power of forgiveness. First as I forgave others and second as I asked God to forgive me… Continue reading Forgiveness has power…(The Bible’s Impact on Acts of Mercy [Apr 25])
Some questions answered. Some plans revealed. Some ideas brought up. But now to pause and reflect on the time of prayer and to focus some time on family. The who has been revealed. The what list has begun. The how is tbd. The operating model still feels like it is up in the air. To… Continue reading Amazing a time of fasting and prayer can reveal and accomplish. Amazing the revelations of God and His power on display.
The Story of Job. – Day 21 You find yourself in a situation, how will you respond? We can’t control the situations or things that will come our way but the one thing we can control is our response. You find yourself in a situation where someone is suffering or mourning or struggling, what words… Continue reading Words how power! How will you use the ones that you get to speak?
Do you realize the need to rest? Do you realize the need to refreshing? Do you realize the need to refocus? Do you realize the need to reassess? Do you realize the need to re-evaluate? Do you realize the need to pause? How do you make sure that you have the right priorities? How do… Continue reading Do you realize the power of getting away?
Ever been in a situation where management was going to change? Ever noticed the impact of the people who will be impacted? Ever been in a situation where a re-org was going to take place? Ever noticed the response of the people who will be impacted? Ever been in a situation where a manager was… Continue reading Ever seen where people with power do things when there is risk to losing it?
Grace… what is grace? Definition: Grace the free and unmerited favor of God, as manifested in the salvation of sinners and the bestowal of blessings. synonyms: favor · good will · generosity · kindness · benefaction · beneficence · indulgence Forgiveness…what is forgiveness? Definition: Forgiveness the action or process of forgiving or being forgiven. “she is quick to ask forgiveness when she has overstepped the line” synonyms:pardon · absolution · exoneration · remission · dispensation · … Continue reading Grace and Forgiveness…
What way are going to go today? Will you go the way of Jesus which leads to life? Will you go the way of Jesus is the way to the Father? Will you go the way of Jesus where the path is straight and narrow? Will you go the way of Jesus where the yoke… Continue reading Day 40 – such a powerful number. Curious what today will bring? Get beyond excuses!
Power to build up! Power to tear down! Power to speak life! Power to speak death! Be aware of what you say and who you say it to for the impact can be incredible or devastating. Your word of encouragement may be just enough to be a hand up out of the pit. Your word… Continue reading There is power in our words!
Do you see the good that has taken place within the challenges/struggles? Do you see the impact holding onto the bitterness, the offense, the attack is having on you? Don’t give the devil a foothold into your life by allowing an offense or an attack to open that door. You need to communicate how it… Continue reading Forgiveness is the key. Don’t let bitterness build up! Remember unforgiveness isn’t a word
…to counteract dissatisfaction and discontentment I kept quiet, not saying a word, not even about anything good! But my suffering only grew worse, and I was overcome with anxiety. The more I thought, the more troubled I became; Psalm 39:2-3a (GNT) Biblical Truth: Speculation and worry only serve to feed discontent. Through prayer we seek… Continue reading Seek forgiveness and wisdom
I still remember driving when 7×70 was playing and it broke my heart that the reason for my pain and bitterness was due to not forgiving others. I still remember the weight lifted off my shoulders as I forgave them. I remember the next thing that came to mind as I finished was, “as you… Continue reading Forgiveness is the strongest key to freedom.
Do you try to shine God’s strength in your successes because you know your weaknesses? Do you know your weaknesses so that you can see God’s hand at work in your life? How would you describe yourself? How about if you had to pick between weak or strong which would you pick? How about in… Continue reading Do you realize the power in your weakness? Do you try to hide your weakness?
Our God is greater. Our God is stronger. God you are higher than any other. Our God is healer, awesome in power, our God, our God. 1 John 2:2 2 And He [that same Jesus Himself] is the propitiation (the atoning sacrifice) for our sins, and not for ours alone but also for [the sins… Continue reading Forgiveness is hard to do. Imagine if you had to forgive everyone, no matter what they had done!