Forgiveness is a command given by God. Since Jesus forgave us, and died for our sins, we must forgive others. Though it's true that forgiveness allows our offender to be released from guilt, sadness, and pain; forgiveness is necessary for us to be free from the roots of bitterness. If the roots of bitterness are … Continue reading Stumped by Forgiveness?
When people hate you because you love Jesus and tell others about his miraculous healing...when people hate you because you care enough to tell them the truth about false teachers who bring false hope and false prophecy, which will bring them more pain...when people gossip about you and listen to lies because it makes them feel … Continue reading Go Away, Dismay!
My daughter is a budding artist. She is perfectionistic in her work, so it's difficult for her when she makes a mistake on her pictures. I wonder how she got that way? As she was making an adorable book about birds and worms, her creative happiness suddenly turned to sadness. She no longer wanted to … Continue reading Mistakes or Miracles? God Creates Goodness!
Are you being shunned for following Jesus, while others just pretend to be Christians? It's better to stand out because you're living in God's truth, than to belong to a crowd of people who listen to, believe in, and live in lies. But don't be surprised if you wrestle with REJECTION. This spirit is a … Continue reading Rejected? Expected!
Have our egos become so fragile that popcorn lovers can't tolerate a social media comment saying, "Ugh! Buttered popcorn is the worst!" Many people are offended these days if you disagree with them about anything on social media. Some send messages asking you not to post a comment if you disagree with their words. Some … Continue reading Hibernating? Wake up to Truth!
Narcissism. It's the latest overused buzzword. Yet, narcissism is a growing problem, and it's not about to go away. Narcissism is SIN. A narcissist is extremely self-centered, selfishly promoting oneself at all costs, in order to remain on an imaginary pedestal. There are varying levels of narcissism. As someone becomes more selfish, that person becomes … Continue reading Narcissism: Battling a Self-Centered Sin
by Angela Royse Pelleman The bible tells us we shouldn’t be concerned when others gossip about us. When others slander us behind our backs, telling lies, it's so good to know that God has our back! We can trust in Him completely, because He is Truth, and it will eventually come out. Those who belong … Continue reading Gossip, Lies, and Slander? No worries! God has Your Back!