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Keeping Count or Letting Go
There are two ways of responding to life’s hurts and unfair experiences. We can either become a debt collector, or we can choose the pathway of restoration and reconciliation.
Reconciliation in the Bible: 2 Corinthians 5:18
Jesus' death and resurrection served to reconcile us with God--to right our relationship with Him. The books have been balanced and our sins wiped away, so we can enjoy communion with God.
Delegated Life Saving - #6628
Would you begin right now to pray by name for that person you care about? Pray specifically for an opening where you can extend some spiritual CPR on the spot. Say, "Lord, I know it is not up to some evangelist. It's not up to the church. It's not up to getting a Christian book in their hands. It's up to me in my body, my flesh, my life, to share what Christ has done."
The Collapse Of a Two-Legged Bridge - #6459
Our greatest fear should be if that person I care about will be lost forever. Sometimes it's the pressure, the peer pressure that makes me start doing things that make them wonder if being a Christian is really anything that different. I'm confusing them. I'm keeping them from Jesus because I'm not a whole lot different from the people who don't know Him.
True Woman Blog: Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide
"As Christians, we have an opportunity to help families around the world by both standing against incredible injustice against women and by preaching the gospel of reconciliation. Let's not lose any ground to lesser solutions."
Nothing Like a Rescue - #5915
When it's rescue - when it's life-or-death, you drop everything, you risk everything, you do whatever it takes to bring that person out. For some people you know, you are that rescuer.
Colossians 1:19-23 - Into Thy Word Ministries
Christ the Reconciler! God was pleased to have His Fullness live and dwell in Christ, and by this, all things were reconciled to the Father.
Hebrews 10:26-39 - Into Thy Word Ministries
The Danger of Apostasy! The author pleads with his people not to waste their faith or throw it away, and he warns them of dire consequences. The benefits we have as Christians are extraordinary...
Romans 6:1-14 - Into Thy Word Ministries
If God is so gracias in His forgiveness, then I should sin more or lead a life of debauchery to receive more grace from Christ?
Ron Hutchcraft Ministries - The Marriage Miracles - #4626
Maybe it's time for Cana revisited - a marriage miracle. Right now there's strain, and distance, resentment and frustration. Maybe there are thoughts of bitterness and even giving up. Have you been to your knees together yet? Have you prayed - not, "Lord, bless the missionaries and bless the world," but prayed pouring out your mess, your pain, your dark feelings to the Lord, and crying out together for Jesus' healing in your marriage?