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Forgiveness

Forgiveness and Entrusting Justice to God

Forgiveness and Entrusting Justice to God

Revenge builds a lonely house. Space enough for one person. The lives of its tenants are reduced to one goal: make someone miserable. They do. Themselves. No wonder God insists that we “keep a sharp eye out for weeds of bitter discontent. A thistle or two gone to seed can ruin a whole garden in no time” (Hebrews

The Color of Compromise

Racism is one of the most polarizing conversations in our world and in the church. So why should the church wade into this difficult topic? In session 1, we’ll make the case for The Color of Compromise. INTRODUCTION On September 15, 1963, four little girls Addie Mae Collins, Denise McNair, Carole Robertson, and Cynthia Wesley

I Have a Dream

Editor’s note: Today we are sharing Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech from the March on Washington in 1963.  The speech is published in its entirety in A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches of Martin Luther King Jr.  While the events surrounding the speech and the nature of

Ask for Prayer and Pray for Others

Don’t Forget Now I beg you, brethren, through the Lord Jesus Christ, and through the love of the Spirit, that you strive together with me in prayers to God for me. — Romans 15:30 The apostle Paul was traveling from Corinth to Jerusalem with money for the Jerusalem church. Knowing the Jews in Jerusalem would

Letting Go: My Justice Fantasy

Editor’s note: Wilma Derksen’s world collapsed when her teenage daughter, Candace, was taken hostage and murdered. Through the process of grief and enduring the legal trials that followed the murder, Wilma learned to choose to “let go” and trust God with the outcome. * I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict

All Things Will One Day Be Made Right

Editor’s Note: 365 Devotions to Embrace What Matters Most is a beautiful daily devotional that reminds us that as long as you’re breathing in and breathing out, you still have time to make the rest of your life matter. Think deeply about what really matters. Then take the necessary steps to begin embracing a life that matters. Enjoy this

Do Justice

The way of the just is uprightness. — Isaiah 26:7 It was not America’s finest hour. The year was 1938; the nation was still stuck in the economic malaise following the Great Depression. Putting food on the table was tops on our minds, and those with decent jobs were among the lucky ones. Organized crime was in its heyday —

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