Tag Archives: Freedom

Dealing with Anger

My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, because human anger does not produce the righteousness that God desires. James 1:19, 20 (NIV) One of the most destructive forces in any relationships is anger. By itself, anger is not sinful. However, when we allow ourselves

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All Cards on the Table

The purposes of a person’s heart are deep waters, but one who has insight draws them out. Proverbs 20:5 (NIV) Years ago I found myself sitting in a homeowners association meeting; frustrated. The assembled group was trying to solve some neighborhood issues. As we discussed some of the possible solutions, the discussion felt hampered. Everyone in the room seemed to

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He Wants us to Forgive One Another

Matthew 18:21-22 (NIV)  Then Peter came to Jesus and asked, “Lord, how many times shall I forgive my brother or sister who sins against me? Up to seven times?” Jesus answered, “I tell you, not seven times, but seventy-seven times. It starts when they’re so young.  The other day I walked in on another skirmish. “What happened?” “She hit me!”

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