Given enough time, conflict will occur. People purposefully or inadvertently hurt one another. Yet, it is important that we approach the resolution of those situations properly. “Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you” (Colossians 3:13). We must learn to […]
One routine I enjoy doing for my devotional and prayer time is to read a chapter in Proverbs. I really like Proverbs 4:23 (ESV): Keep your heart with all vigilance, for from it flow the springs of life. Notice the impact of its meaning when read in its context… Proverbs 4:20 (NLT) My child, pay […]
Luke 19:10 “For the Son of Man came to seek and save those who are lost.” Jesus came to seek and save the lost. The lost are those without a saving relationship with Jesus. The lost are more than people like me or that I like. Not just people who look, act, or think like […]
How do I treat someone that has been caught in a mess? Shame them? Scream at them? Embarrass them? Expose them? Punish them? Or lovingly correct and restore them?