Archive for February, 2011
It is not uncommon for Christians to have questions about forgiveness. Forgiveness does not come easy for most of us. Our natural instinct is to recoil in self-protection when we’ve been injured. We don’t naturally overflow with mercy, grace and forgiveness when we’ve been wronged.
Is forgiveness a conscious choice, a physical act involving the will, or is it a feeling, an emotional state of being? The Bible offers insight and answers to these and many more common questions about forgiveness. We’ll take a look at the most common questions and find out what the Bible says about forgiveness.
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In Matthew 20:26, Jesus continues to tell the disciples, “Yet it shall not be so among you; but whoever desires to become great among you, let him be your servant.”
Do we desire to be in position of leadership or have more responsibility? There are many people who desire to be famous and lead over groups of people. However, their desire to lead is to have people under them to they can be served. Pretty much, they want to boss people around. However, that is not how Jesus says believers should live. How should we live if we desire to be great? More >
We have all used the term “but” in our lives. 99% of the time, it totally negates the first part of a statement. Throughout the Bible, God uses the word “but” on many occasions. Usually, it implies a contradiction or a problem in someone’s life. One of the most common uses of the word “but” in the Bible is Naaman, who was the commander of an army of the king of Syria, a great and honorable man in the eyes of his master, because by him the Lord had given victory to Syria. He also was a mighty man of More >