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Jesus In Me Week 3 — Enjoying the Presence of the Holy Spirit

Jesus In Me Week 3 — Enjoying the Presence of the Holy Spirit

Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you. — Hebrews 13:5 Praise God that our sin is forgiven! We’re made right with God through the blood of Jesus, the blood of God’s Lamb! ~ Anne Hey, friends! Welcome to week three of Jesus In Me. How are you doing? Are you enjoying studying

The 28-Day Prayer Journey Week 3 — Turning to God in Repentance

  The one who confesses and renounces [their sins] finds mercy. — Proverbs 28:13 Sin gets in the way of communication. ~ Chrystal Welcome to week three of The 28-Day Prayer Journey Online Bible Study. This week Chrystal leads us in learning about repentance and forgiveness. (Spoiler alert: it’s awesome!) Repentance is such a highfalutin

Sharon Jaymes writes on Forgiveness

Understanding Biblical Forgiveness

It doesn’t take very long for a couple to figure out that marriage isn’t a continuously fun and easy ride, a big bundle of happy days tied up with a sparkly bow of hugs and kisses. It’s often the sandpaper of chafing personalities, unmet expectations, and hurt feelings that rub us the wrong way and

Love one another

Choose to Fellowship, Choose to Forgive

Relationships are like competing in the Indy 500. We’re not talking about a lazy trip down some quiet country road. Relationships are complicated, high-speed stuff. The smallest misjudgment can cause us to spin out. To be successful in the Indy 500, you need a professional driver. When it comes to relationships, there’s only one professional

The Case for Grace: Through Adultery to Grace

The Case for Grace: Through Adultery to Grace

Editor’s note: Today’s article begins in the middle of the story of Heidi and Brad, a Pastor “fallen from grace”. The question Heidi faced after he confessed to committing adultery was “Can I forgive him?” Her answer came slowly as she watched Brad be truly repentant – yes. The next question for them was… Brad’s

Boundaries: Pray for Wisdom

The Serenity Prayer God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference. As the Twelve Step movement grows within the church, Christians in therapy and recovery voice a common confusion. Am I powerless over my behavior? If

Live Forgiven

If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. – 1 John 1:9 “God’s well of grace must have a bottom to it,” we reason. “A person can request forgiveness only so many times,” contends our common sense. “Cash in too many mercy checks, and sooner or

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