Filthy But Forgiven

Zechariah 3:1-5:  And he shewed me Joshua the high priest standing before the angel of the LORD, and Satan standing at his right hand to resist him. And the LORD said unto Satan, The LORD rebuke thee, O Satan; even the LORD that hath chosen Jerusalem rebuke thee: is...

How Often Should I Forgive?

The cross of Jesus Christ is the measure of forgiveness.  The cry of Christ, “It is finished”, means “paid in full”!  Every sin was blotted out with that cry. Recognizing and receiving forgiveness is a vital ingredient in a believer’s...

Love Forgives And Forgets

Proverbs 17:9  He that covereth a transgression seeketh love; but he that repeateth a matter separateth [very] friends. One of the most important messages of Calvary is that of forgiveness of sin. The prophet Isaiah speaks of the forgiveness of God this way: “I,...

The Two Ways Of Reconciliation

I hope that the statement I’m about to make will not be a new revelation to you, but here goes. Born again Christians at times have differences, disputes, and flare-ups, for any number of reasons. Some are theological, some are personal. Some are real, some are...

Walking In The Forgiveness Of God

Our next section of the Sermon on the Mount deals with the very important subject of forgiveness. The subject of forgiveness includes a Godward, vertical aspect as well as a  human, horizontal aspect. In the Godward sense, we read that it is “in (Jesus Christ) we have...