Inspirations

Forgiveness vs Reconciliation

[caption id="attachment_1996" align="alignright" width="247"] Kim Hamilton Anthony[/caption] “All this is from God, who reconciled us to himself through Christ and gave us the ministry of reconciliation…”  (2 Corinthians 5:18 NIV) Many people are hesitant to forgive because they think forgiveness requires reconciliation with the offender. But actually,...

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Forgiveness for Unforgiveness

But with you there is forgiveness, so that we can, with reverence, serve you.   (Psalm 130:4 NIV) Corrie Ten Boom and her sister were imprisoned during World War II in a concentration camp. They were humiliated, degraded, mistreated, and abused. Her sister died in the camp,...

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Divorce Decision

Now to the married I command, yet not I but the Lord: A wife is not to depart from her husband.  (1 Corinthians 7:10 NKJV) Imagine for a moment that you’re living back in the days when Paul wrote the preceding passage. You've lived a fairly...

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“Right In His Own Eyes”

In those days there was no king in Israel; everyone did what was right in his own eyes.  (Judges 17:6 NKJV) A reoccurring theme appears as you read through the book of Judges. God delivers the Israelites from their enemies, they eventually backslide into sin, God...

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The Shield We Wield

Above all, taking the shield of faith with which you will be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked on.  (Ephesians 6:16 NKJV) The Romans had two types of shields that they would take into battle. One was a small disk that was...

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Evil Is The Day

Therefore take up the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand.  (Ephesians 6:13 NKJV) Evil isn’t a word that we hear much of these days. It seems that everywhere we look, we...

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Happy Easter!

 . . . that I may know Him and the power of His resurrection . . .  (Philippians 3:10 KJV) Today is Easter, the day that we celebrate the fact that we serve a risen Savior.  The resurrection of Jesus is the cornerstone of the Christian...

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You’re Not Alone. -God

“Keep your life free from love of money, and be content with what you have, for he has said, ‘I will never leave you nor forsake you.’”  (Hebrews 13:5 ESV) After thousands of years of recorded history, human nature remains the same. No matter what the...

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