Returning to the Father

“When he came to his senses, he said, ‘How many of my father’s hired servants have food to spare, and here I am starving to death!  I will set out and go back to my father and say to him: Father, I have sinned against heaven and against you.  I am no longer worthy to be called your son; make …

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Do Not Judge

“You, therefore, have no excuse, you who pass judgment on someone else, for at whatever point you judge another, you are condemning yourself, because you who pass judgment do the same things.” (Romans 2:1 NIV) Why do you think these words are relevant to us?  Why is it important to refrain from judging others and allow God to be the …

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Living in Love

“Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good. Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves. Never be lacking in zeal, but keep your spiritual fervor serving the Lord. Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer. Share with the Lord’s people who are in need. Practice hospitality.” (Romans …

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Forgiveness and Redemption

I recently watched the movie, I Can Only Imagine and was moved to tears by the message of forgiveness and redemption. The movie portrays the life of Bart Millard who growing up in Greenville, Texas, suffers physical and emotional abuse at the hands of his father, Arthur. When Arthur becomes terminally ill, he finds redemption by embracing his faith and …

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