Strength to Forgive

Then Peter came up and said to him, “Lord, how often will my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? As many as seven times?” Jesus said to him, “I do not say to you seven times, but seventy-seven times.” – Matthew 18:21-22

The best way indicator of whether or not you’ve truly forgiven someone is your reaction when they repeat the offense. Can you forgive them a second time for the same hurt? What about a fourth, tenth, seventeenth, or thirty-eighth time? Read More

Rest in Peace

RIP. Rest in peace.

It’s so easy to say, and such a natural phrase to accompany the news of someone’s death.

But what does it actually mean? And is the expression of that sentiment always compatible with the expectation and hope of someone whose eternal destination has been dearly bought by the blood of Christ? Read More