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Our Heart/Self-Reflection

Mercy

“Sic ’em, God.” Far too often I’ve heard one or another derivation of this phrase. Whether in casual conversation or even prayer, it seems we hear people who call out to God to deal harshly with sinful people, cities, or nations. But is this the heart of God for us? While it is true that […]

Humility

Matthew 23:12 (Amplified Bible) Whoever exalts himself [with haughtiness and empty pride] shall be humbled (brought low), and whoever humbles himself [whoever has a modest opinion of himself and behaves accordingly] shall be raised to honor. James 4:10 (Amplified Bible) Humble yourselves [feeling very insignificant] in the presence of the Lord, and He will exalt […]

A Tare or a Wheat

Matthew 13: 24-30 Another parable He put forth to them, saying: “The kingdom of heaven is like a man who sowed good seed in his field; 25 but while men slept, his enemy came and sowed tares among the wheat and went his way. 26 But when the grain had sprouted and produced a crop, […]

Not Being Offended in God

Luke 7:19-23 And John, calling two of his disciples to him, sent them to Jesus,saying, “Are You the Coming One, or do we look for another?” 20 When the men had come to Him, they said, “John the Baptist has sent us to You, saying, ‘Are You the Coming One, or do we look for […]

Unity, Judging and Our Knowledge in Christ

John 17: 10-12, 20-23 (Jesus Speaking) And all Mine are Yours, and Yours are Mine, and I am glorified in them. 11 Now I am no longer in the world, but these are in the world, and I come to You. Holy Father, keep through Your name those whom You have given Me, that they […]