Tag Archives: Forgiveness

Frog-life

I was a frog. I say that based on the following illustration provided by Bruce Larson in Ask Me to Dance. “You ever feel like a frog? Frogs feel slow, low, ugly, puffy, drooped, pooped. I know. One told me. … Continue reading

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Don’t mourn the seed

In Matthew 13, Jesus teaches about our response to him and his message of sacrificial salvation using sown seed: “A farmer went out to sow his seed. 4 As he was scattering the seed, some fell along the path, and the … Continue reading

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Free-giveness

We are lucky. Despite our bad behavior and sin-separation from God, our relationship is healed through Jesus’ sacrifice. We are forgiven without cost to us when we accept Jesus as our savior. Our forgiveness is free (although it came at … Continue reading

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Who is God?

Before beginning a lifelong relationship with someone, it’s nice to know who they are. It’s why we date. If you’re thinking about a relationship with God, or if you already have one, I thought you might like to know who … Continue reading

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A Genesis week in your life

I grew up a Muberist — my dad was Methodist so he served at the pancake breakfast each year and I participated in the Christmas pageant, my mom was Lutheran so we mostly attended Trinity Lutheran Church in Winfield, KS, … Continue reading

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A parallel wilderness

The idea of parallel universes is widespread in fiction. Popular examples include Alice through the Looking Glass (Alice in Wonderland) and A Christmas Carol. We have to look to the Bible, however, to find a parallel wilderness. While parallel universe stories … Continue reading

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That second rooster crow

All four Gospels tell about Peter’s denial of Jesus on the night preceding the crucifixion. You may know the story already. In short, Jesus predicts Peter’s three denials, Peter insists he will never disown Jesus, and then he promptly does it anyway. … Continue reading

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