Tag Archives: Trials

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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Love Them like Yourself

Matthew 22:38-39 (NIV) This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ My class of grade school boys were all wound up but the lesson began and we plowed through the topic of the morning; “Love.” Not the favorite subject for the typical grade school aged male. Nonetheless they gave me

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You Forgot

God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Psalm 46:1 (NIV) Have you ever heard of Purple Martins? More than one million North Americans put up “housing” for these birds each year in the hopes that they will take up summer residence on their property. I am one of them. But the other day when I was

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