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    Christian Devotional – November 22, 2016

    Read Job chapter 14 VERSE: Job 14:17–My offenses will be sealed up in a bag; you will cover over my sin. TRUTH: Job, still speaking here, is reminded that he has sinned. He knows that there have been things that he has done that have offended God and have not bee holy and pure. Job also knows that because he has come to God and is seeking after Him fully and faithfully, God has made a way for those sins to be taken away. Job knows that his sins will be sealed up and God is able to cover over his sin. We have that same because of our relationship…

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    Christian Devotional – October 15, 2016

    Read Daniel chapter 9 VERSE: Daniel 9:9–The Lord our God is merciful and forgiving, even though we have rebelled against him. TRUTH: As we are seeing all that the Lord has done around us, we are forced to admit that we are rebellious. We are sinful and we do not do what God has commanded us to do. However, God is merciful. He will forgive us and He will move and work in our lives if we will acknowledge our sins and confess them to God. The question is not about God’s ability to forgive, or even His desire to forgive; the question is about our confession of our rebellion.…

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    Christian Devotional – June 4, 2016

    Read Hebrews chapter 8 VERSE: Hebrews 8:12–For I will forgive their wickedness and will remember their sins no more. TRUTH: As the author reminds us of God’s very words, we see His promise toward us. As we are seeking after Him and making a choice to place Him first in our lives in every way, God also make a choice. God chooses to forgive us and He chooses to not remember our sins. For the person who has committed her life to Christ, this is one of the greatest, most amazing things. The God who created the entire universe make a choice to forgive us and to not remember the…

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    Donald Trump Does Not Ask For Forgiveness – Kristi Burchfiel, Author Of ‘Piecing Together Forgiveness’, Believes Forgiveness Is Key

    Press release from: Kristi Burchfiel Christian Author Kristi Burchfiel In a recent article posted on the Business Insider website, a CNN interview was referenced in which Donald Trump stated he does not regret never asking God for forgiveness, as he feels he doesn’t have much to apologize for. Kristi Burchfiel, author of ‘Piecing Together Forgiveness: A Study Of Philemon’, believes forgiveness is a key concept that forms the basis of a direct relationship with God. “Forgiveness is the key to all relationships,” Burchfiel explains. “Since none of us are perfect, each and every one of us will, at some point, do something wrong to another person or have another person…

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    Christian Devotional – January 17, 2016

    Read Genesis chapter 33 VERSE: Genesis 33:4–But Esau ran to meet Jacob and embraced him; he threw his arms around his neck and kissed him. And they wept. TRUTH: Esau had been wronged and was deceived by Jacob. Esau had every logical reason to be upset and seek revenge from Jacob. Yet, when given the chance, Esau responds with forgiveness. Even while Jacob had been away 20 years, God had been working on Esau as well. Esau had been blessed and was rich himself, but he had been able to let go of the anger and bitterness that accompanies unforgiveness. Are we willing to let it go? Will we make…

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    Exciting News! – Piecing Together Forgiveness is Coming!

    That’s right! The long awaited Bible Study over the book of Philemon is coming and will soon be available for pre-sale. Be watching for more information on ordering, but for now, here’s a bit about this upcoming book: Every one of us has either wronged another person or been wronged by someone else. Talking about forgiveness is great, but most people don’t know what forgiveness means or how to do it. Often our efforts end up looking like a pile of mismatched puzzle pieces leading to more questions than answers. What is forgiveness? How do we ask for forgiveness? How do we extend forgiveness to others? What about when people…

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    Christian Devotional – June 22, 2015

    Read Mark chapter 2 VERSE: Mark 2:12–He got up, took his mat and walked out in full view of them all. This amazed everyone and they praised God, saying, “We have never seen anything like this!” TRUTH Just a few verses earlier, Jesus had forgiven the man’s sins. Instead of praising, this was met with skepticism. Then, when the people could see the miracle, they praised and rejoiced. But God’s ability to forgive our sins is just as great, if not greater miracle than giving the man back use of his legs. Are we so focused on seeing a great miracle from God, so amazing physical wonder that we discount…

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    Christian Devotional – June 20, 2015

    Read Philemon VERSE: Philemon 8-9a–Therefore, although in Christ I could be bold and order you to do what you ought to do, yet I prefer to appeal to you on the basis of love. TRUTH: In this very short book, Paul deals with the issue of forgiveness. Paul is trying to reconcile two people where one has wronged the other. Paul could order the one to forgive, but forgiveness must be based on love, not duty. Our love for Jesus is to cover all and help us to love others and offer forgiveness. RESPONSE: Father, You appeal to me to forgive those who have wronged me. You have commanded that…

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    Christian Devotional – June 1, 2015

    Read Psalm chapter 132 VERSE: Psalm 132:9–May your priests be clothed with your righteousness, may your faithful people sing for joy. TRUTH: God is enough to make us sing for joy. As we are faithful to Him, we see all that He is doing for us and we know that we are able to be joyful in His presence, no matter the circumstance. We know that God takes our sins, forgives them, and that He clothes us with His righteousness so that we might be clean in His presence. Have we asked for that forgiveness? RESPONSE: Father, I want You more than anything else in this world. I desire to…

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    Christian Devotional – April 29, 2015

    Read Psalm chapter 103 VERSE: Psalm 103:12–as far as the east is from the west, so far has he removed our transgressions from us. TRUTH: When we fall short, we can experience such guilt and remorse that at times it’s hard to pick ourselves back up and get moving again. Satan tries to continuously remind us of all the things that we’ve done that have gone against God in an effort to keep us paralyzed and unable to be obedient to God in the present. God gives us this reminder that as we confess our sins and repent from them, we turn away from our sins. God forgives us. He…