The Unforgiving Will Not Be Forgiven

The Unforgiving Will Not Be Forgiven  Synopses of the Parable Jesus taught about an Unforgiving Servant. Jesus explains to Peter why it is necessary to continue forgiving those who sin against us.  A parable is a physical example revealing the heavenly/spiritual Kingdom. An earthly master/king wanted to settle accounts with his servants.  As he began to settle... Continue Reading →

Shinning Light on Bad Translations

Shinning Light on Bad Translations Translators have a very difficult task in conveying the most accurate meanings, especially when a different language has no equivalent word or thought. The Bible is loaded with Ancient Hebrew Idioms, Metaphors, Poetic Rhymes, Word Puns and Figurative Expressions that don't always carry over in translation. My concern is not with... Continue Reading →

Redeeming the Time

Pay careful attention to how you walk, not as unwise but as wise, redeeming your time because the days are full of evil (bad).  Ephesians 5:15,16 If you're reading this then you've been given a gift more valuable than money, the gift of time.  We've all been given this same priceless gift.  In my case,... Continue Reading →

Prayer and Giving is Noticed by God

The book of Acts, Chapter 10, Reveals The Importance of Prayer and Giving. Cornelius was a 1st century Roman Centurion, a hated enemy of the Jewish people, yet he knew of God's Mercy and Compassion. He showed mercy and compassion by giving generously to the needy, and he prayed at the regular prayer times.  It was... Continue Reading →

Love is Impartial

     Love is Greater than Stereotypes What images come to mind when you hear the word Muslim?  Is it an image that produces Love or fear? Do you know what images come to mind when a Muslim hears the word Christian? Here are just a few that were surprising to me: The symbol of the... Continue Reading →

Love Shows

Love Can Be Seen by What We Do Loving one another obediently, including our enemy, shows that our Unseen Creator lives in us. "No one has ever seen God; but if we love one another, God lives in us and his love is made complete in us." 1 John 4:12 Whatever we do for others... Continue Reading →

Love Passes Over Offense

"Love does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs." 1 Corinthians 13:5. This is my greatest challenge when it comes to obeying God's law of Love.  Even though I know better I read this verse and think, yeah but...is it just me or is there... Continue Reading →

Love is Holy

Love is Holy With a quick study of the word Holy its meaning gains a much greater depth.   That is how I first found a similarity between the word Love and Holy. YHVH is Love 1 John 4:8. My original concept of the word Holy was something unattainable and indescribable. Something that could only... Continue Reading →

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