Category Archives: Forgiveness

Deuteronomy 13:11

Reflection:  It is an Old Testament call for community. It is a call to reach out to those less fortunate and less blessed than ourselves. There is a truth in that we have the capacity to be cruel to each … Continue reading

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Galatians 8:22-23 “Against These Things, There is No Law”

Galatians 8:22-23 “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law.”  Reflection: If a person is filled with the Holy Spirit, or if at the … Continue reading

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Colossians 3:12-14

Colossians 3:12-14 – NIV “Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as … Continue reading

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Romans 11:29 “The Gifts and Calling are Irrevocable”

Romans 11:29 (NKJV) “For the gifts and the calling of God are irrevocable.” Reflection: A simple phrase but none could be more profound really when you consider any relationship with God. Whether you seek Him or rebel against Him, know … Continue reading

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Mathew 5:11 “Blessed are you when people revile and persecute you….”

Mathew 5:11 (NRSV) “Blessed are you when people revile you and persecute you and utter all kinds of evil against you falsely on my account.” Reflection: People who would persecute and discriminate against you and use the Bible as their … Continue reading

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Proverbs 24:19-20

Proverbs 24:19-20 (English Standard Version) “Fret not yourself because of evildoers, and be not envious of the wicked, for the evil man has no future; the lamp of the wicked will be put out.” Reflection: For many, it seems we … Continue reading

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Galatians 3:23-26

Galatians 3:23-26 “Now before faith came, we were held captive under the law, imprisoned until the coming faith would be revealed. So then, the law was our guardian until Christ came, in order that we might be justified by faith. … Continue reading

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