Tag: forgiveness

Holding Tightly to the Victories of the Lord

So often when we read passages in the Old Testament we wonder how they really apply to our lives.  We read stories of great example, but can these passages really be as life-changing as some of the others we read in God’s Word?  I believe they can.  Let’s take a look at a passage in…
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July 21, 2012 0

Forgiveness Defined

Reading through Colossians last week, I read this verse and it hasn’t left my head since. ” Blotting out the handwriting of ordinances that was against us, which was contrary to us, and took it out of the way, nailing it to His cross ” (Colossians 2:14). What a gift of love is given to us in…
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March 2, 2011 0

Preparation for Prayer

Psalm 66:16-20:  Come and hear, all ye that fear God,  and I will declare what He hath done for my soul.  I cried unto Him with my mouth,  and He was extolled with my tongue.  If I regard iniquity in my heart, the Lord will not hear me:  But verily God hath heard me;  He…
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September 19, 2004 0

Anointed With the Oil of Gladness

Hebrews 1:9 ” Thou hast loved righteousness, and hated iniquity; therefore God, even thy God, hath anointed thee with the oil of gladness above thy fellows. ” True gladness, or joy and happiness in life, is possible only with a righteous life in the eyes of God. The writer of Hebrews describes Christ in this verse as…
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April 29, 2004 0