Tag Archives: forgiveness


Open The Cage

    “Get rid of all bitterness, rage, anger, harsh words, and slander, as well as all types of evil behavior. Instead, be kind to each other, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, just as God through Christ has forgiven you.” Ephesians 4:31,32 NLT   “I’m not mad at anyone!” I came to this realization yesterday while […]


Use It Or Lose It

“May God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ give you grace and peace.” Romans 1:7 New Living Translation   “ …and forgive us our sins, as we have forgiven those who sin against us.” Matthew 6:12 New Living Translation For a man with impeccable religious credentials, grasping grace wasn’t exactly easy. With an attitude […]


The Canopy of Grace

    “Generous in love—God, give grace! Huge in mercy—wipe out my bad record. Scrub away my guilt, soak out my sins in your laundry. I know how bad I’ve been; my sins are staring me down.” Psalm 51:1-3 The Message   I was surrounded by people of dubious character. Many of those around me […]


Impasse – Lay It Down!

  Impasse! None of its dictionary meanings make me smile. (stalemate, standoff, deadlock, gridlock, bottleneck, dead end)  Here’s what it sounds like: “I’m not moving until you do, and that’s because I’m right and you’re wrong. And even if you’re not wrong, you certainly aren’t as right as I am.” And so we stand on […]