Category Archives: Forgiveness

“Your Past” – A poem to encourage a friend who had a past of which they were ashamed.

When I was a teenager, a friend told me that they had a past of which they were ashamed. They thought that when I found out about their past that our friendship would be over. At the time, I was … Continue reading

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Does God Even Want Me Back? Jeremiah 3 (Part 2 of 2)

Jeremiah 3 gives us an unusual story about the history of Israel. You really need to read the whole chapter to get the full impact. Five different verses in Jeremiah 3 refer to sin or backsliding and they all invite … Continue reading

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Does God Even Want Me Back? – Jeremiah 3 (Part 1 of 2)

Jeremiah 3 gives us an unusual story about the history of Israel. You really need to read the whole chapter to get the full impact. Notice what the following verses from Jeremiah 3 have in common. They all refer to … Continue reading

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It Is God’s Pleasure To Provide Compassion – Micah 7:18

In what do you delight? The word “delight” means “To take great pleasure or joy.” Do you find it delightful when annoying people go away? It has been said, “Some people are like slinkies. They are useless, but they still bring … Continue reading

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Do We Truly Appreciate God’s Compassion? – Matthew 18:23-35

Do you know any people that you owe? Maybe that makes you think of the IRS and your taxes. According to Paul Harvey’s “For What It’s Worth Department”, the Internal Revenue Service office in Jacksonville, FL, heard from a woman … Continue reading

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5 Steps To Compassion When It Seems Impossible – Psalm 35:1-14

Sometimes we must face difficult obstacles. In fact, they may seem impossible. Perhaps you may even face a situation that is more difficult than trying to solve a redneck murder. There are two reasons why it is so difficult to solve: 1. … Continue reading

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Compassion In Connection With Forgiveness

Deuteronomy 13:“12 If … 14 Then shalt thou …17… that the LORD may turn from the fierceness of his anger, and shew thee mercy, and have compassion upon thee, and multiply thee, as he hath sworn unto thy fathers;” Deuteronomy 30:“1 And … Continue reading

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