You Have an Advocate!

Did you pray for yourself today? You should have. But, if you didn’t, the Bible says that Jesus did. In fact, consider the intensity of His prayer for you in this verse. It jumped off the page at me when I first read it. Paul said that Christ is sitting in the place of honor at God’s right hand, pleading for us. Think of it. Jesus is pleading your case before the Father. What is He pleading in our behalf?

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The Choice of Forgiveness

Then Peter came to Him and asked, “Lord, how often should I forgive someone who sins against me? Seven times?“ “No, not seven times,“ Jesus replied, “but seventy times seven!“  Matt. 18:21, 22 (NLT) Peter must have felt so spiritual when he suggested forgiving someone up to seven times. After all, the […]

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The Power of Forgiveness

“He who cannot forgive others destroys the bridge over which he himself must pass.”  George Herbert We’ve all heard it, and most of us have said it at some time. Many know it by heart. Some call it The Lord’s Prayer or The Model Prayer. As familiar as this prayer may […]

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“Young man, your sins are forgiven.” Luke 5:20b (NLT) Imagine this young man. Luke tells us that he was a paralytic and was carried to Jesus by some friends. They believed that if they could just get their friend to Jesus, he would be healed. The crowd was too great […]

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