Monthly Archives: July 2013

THE FREEING BEAUTY OF FORGIVENESS


STANDING STRONG THROUGH THE STORM THE FREEING BEAUTY OF FORGIVENESS=================================“This is how my heavenly Father will treat each of you unless you forgive yourbrother from your heart.” Matthew 18:35 In Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, a street-witnessing team became involved in anextraordinary … Continue reading

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FORGIVENESS IS FOR OURSELVES TOO


STANDING STRONG THROUGH THE STORM FORGIVENESS IS FOR OURSELVES TOO================================Forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors. Matthew 6:12 Corrie ten Boom often thought back over the horrors of Ravensbruck prison campand realized that it was hard … Continue reading

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WHAT FORGIVENESS IS AND IS NOT


STANDING STRONG THROUGH THE STORM WHAT FORGIVENESS IS AND IS NOT==============================Bear with each other and forgive whatever grievances you may have against oneanother. Forgive as the Lord forgave you. Colossians 3:13 To understand forgiveness we must realize what forgiveness is … Continue reading

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EXAMPLE OF JESUS


STANDING STRONG THROUGH THE STORM EXAMPLE OF JESUS================“Father, forgive them for they do not know what they are doing.” Luke 23:34a On January 23, 1999, 58-year-old Australian Baptist missionary Graham Stainesand his two sons were burned to death when the … Continue reading

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SPIRIT OF FORGIVENESS


STANDING STRONG THROUGH THE STORM SPIRIT OF FORGIVENESS=====================… “For if you forgive men when they sin against you, your heavenly Father willalso forgive you. But if you do not forgive men their sins, your Father willnot forgive your sins.” Matthew … Continue reading

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Human Depravity


Essential Truths of the Christian Faith Human Depravity===============As we said in the previous chapter, a common point of debate among theologiansfocuses on the question, are human beings basically good or basically evil?The hinge upon which the argument turns is the … Continue reading

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PURIFIED BY THE REFINER’S FIRE


STANDING STRONG THROUGH THE STORM PURIFIED BY THE REFINER’S FIRE==============================He will sit as a refiner and purifier of silver; he will purify the Levitesand refine them like gold and silver. Then the LORD will have men who willbring offerings in … Continue reading

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