Guilt & Vulnerability

When Joseph’s brothers saw that their father was dead, they said, “It may be that Joseph will hate us and pay us back for all the evil that we did to him.”‭‭Genesis‬ ‭50:15‬ ‭ *Burying guilt only means it grows roots.*Blaming others means postponing responsibility.*Concealing brings no healing.*Vulnerability can result in forgiveness and freedom. What…

Status: Forgive. A word of healing (Luke 23:34)

AUDIO MOTIVATE For every person there will eventually come a last day, a last meal, a last conversation, and last breath. A person’s last words can be meaningful. Some offer empty words before entering eternity, while others last words are a dying declaration. Some famous last words remind us dying and death can be life’s…

Apologies and Amends

How should one make a confession or an apology? Is it mere words or should subsequent actions follow? The following guidelines for a confession and repentance are from Ken Sande, Peacemaking for Families: A Biblical Guide to Managing Conflict in Your Home. A book I highly recommend on the subject. They are the 7 – A’s of Confession with…

Stuck by Unforgiveness (Matthew 18:21-35)

PLAY AUDIO:   Mathew 18:21-35             Stuck By Unforgiveness Forgiveness is required (18:21-22). Peter asks Jesus a question. àYou know, God is always open to hearing your questions. It does not matter the topic or trial you face. Peter’s question is about when someone (“my brother” indicates a believer) sins against him, how many times should…