Archive for 'Forgiveness'

Turning the Other Cheek

Matthew 5: 38-42 2 Cor 6:1-10 / Ps 98 If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also. (Matthew 5:39) Revenge torments my soul and mind, True peace and joy how can I seek? Help me Lord in my heart to find Your grace to turn the other cheek. “You […]

Love and Forgiveness

John 21: 15-19 Acts 25: 13b-21 / Ps 103 Simon son of John, do you love me more than these? (John 21:15) How much we love our Lord Jesus Depends on how we care for His sheep; From our sins His grace has freed us, His forgiveness a treasure we’ll keep. When they had finished […]

Of Love and Forgiveness

Matthew 28:1-10 Rom 6:3-11 / Psa 118 Do not be afraid. (Matthew 28:10) I am forgiven and unafraid, Sin no longer has a hold on me “This is the day that the Lord has made” Jesus has risen to set me free. After the Sabbath, at dawn on the first day of the week, Mary […]

Forgive But Correct

Luke 6: 36-38 Dn 9: 4b-10 / Psa 79 For the measure with which you measure, will in return be measured out to you. (Luke 6:38) The good in some we may discount If we always tend to criticize; We all shall be called to account At the judgment seat of Jesus Christ. Jesus said, […]

The Grace of Forgiveness

Matthew 6: 7-15 Is 55:10-11/ Ps 34:4-7,16-19 If you do not forgive others, your Father will not forgive you either. (Matthew 6:15) The Lord’s Prayer is in every way The most complete prayer there is. As Jesus taught us how to pray, Let’s pray it constantly for peace. Jesus said to His disciples: “In praying, […]

Bringing the Paralyzed to Jesus

Luke 5: 17-26 Is 35: 1-10/ Ps 85: 9-14 When Jesus saw their faith, he said, “Friend, your sins are forgiven.” (Luke 5:20) Repentance is what we must seek If we are paralyzed by sin. Pride keeps us bound, makes our faith weak If what needs healing lies within. One day, while Jesus was teaching […]