Tag Archives: forgiveness

“My Father, if it be possible, let this cup pass from Me; nevertheless, not as I will, but as You will.” Matthew 26:39 Throughout the Bible, God’s wrath is connected to the imagery of a cup. Jeremiah 25:15, Isaiah 51:17, and Revelation 14:9-10 all speak of “the cup of God’s wrath” that will be poured out […]

“Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.” Ephesians 4:32 “Father, forgive them…” Those were Jesus’ words on the cross. Now be honest…if someone had just pressed a crown of sharp thorns on your head, stripped you naked, brutally punched and beaten you senseless, driven nails into […]

“Create in me a clean heart, O God; and renew a right spirit within me.” Psalm 51:10 How many times during the last year have you wanted a do-over? Something you said at the wrong time or in the wrong way? A decision you made you wished you could take back or do differently? Maybe a […]

“Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall trouble or hardship or persecution or famine or nakedness or danger or sword?”  Romans 8:35 Betty Ann Olsen, a missionary nurse, arrived in war-torn Vietnam in 1964 at the age of 30 carrying nothing except her medical kit and a desire to serve God by […]

“Do not say, ‘I’ll pay you back for this wrong!’ Wait for the Lord, and He will avenge you.” Proverbs 20:22 There is one thing that has been true of every human being who has lived long enough on this earth and that is everyone makes enemies. If you have convictions that you believe in, and […]

“And when He comes, He will convict the world concerning sin and righteousness.” John 16:8 If we are going to come to Jesus, we must believe not only that we are sinners in need of a Savior, but also that we are failures in need of forgiveness. Not only will the Holy Spirit convict us […]