Category Archives: Forgiveness

Clean by Natalie Grant

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A Martyr’s Wife: An Incredible Portrayal of God’s Forgiveness and Redemption

The Voice of the Martyrs Canada magazine (February 2017) recounts the story of Kelly, whose husband Pabel, was a Christian in the southwest area of Colombia who spoke out against pagan rituals and practices that were contrary to the Bible.  Needless to say, … Continue reading

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God’s Love Defies Human Comprehension! Merry CHRISTmas!

God’s love defies human comprehension. Who of us can grasp that God loves His depraved and disobedient human creation so much that He assumes flesh and blood in order to bring about restoration and reconciliation between Himself and humanity? And … Continue reading

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The Relationship of Grace and Faith to a Person’s Salvation

Properly speaking, the Gospel is the command to believe that we have a gracious God because of Christ. ‘God sent the Son into the world, not to condemn the world, but that the world might be saved through him. He … Continue reading

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Jesus, Greatest at the Table

1.         Jesus, greatest at the table           The almighty Son of Man,                Laid aside His outer clothing,           Poured some water in a pan;        … Continue reading

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Who Is Jesus? What Has He Done for Us?

For centuries, Christians have answered the two questions (Who is Jesus? What has He done for us?) by confessing the Nicene Creed: And [I believe] in one Lord Jesus Christ, the only-begotten Son of God, begotten of the Father before … Continue reading

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How Does Real Love Respond to an Issue like Same-Sex Marriage?

God gives us a clear answer [to the above question] through the words of St Paul in 1 Corinthians. First, in chapter 6, Paul lists a number of sins that bring condemnation to those who won’t repent of them, including … Continue reading

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Grace Wins — Matthew West

God’s grace, that is, His undeserved favour, always wins over our sin when we repent and by the power of God’s Spirit trust in Jesus as our Saviour. After reminding us that no one can earn God’s forgiveness (Romans 3:20), … Continue reading

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No One Can Sidestep Jesus in God’s Plan of Salvation

Georg Vicedom, in his classic work, The Mission of God: An Introduction to a Theology of Mission writes, Hence God Himself does mission work.  In His mercy He once more makes Himself the Shepherd and Messenger of His people languishing … Continue reading

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Iran: I Forgive You

Gilbert was 17 when his father was stabbed 26 times with a knife and killed for his faith and ministry in Iran. God transformed the tragedy into a profound testimony when Gilbert forgave the persecutors. Gilbert wrote this song and … Continue reading

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