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God Forgives Us Conditionally

God Forgives Us Conditionally (Reading time: 0.6 minutes) The Lord’s Prayer is probably the most widely known prayer in the world. Yet it contains a statement most of us repeat without really considering what it means: “Forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors” (Matt. 6:12, NIV84). This means we’re asking God Read More…

Presenting Our Case

Presenting Our Case Summary: We can present our case to God, declaring that Jesus paid the penalty for our sin, our guilt is forgiven and the record of our sin is purged. Find other articles about the legal nature of our spiritual conflict As we saw in a previous article, “Satan” literally means “accuser” and Read More…

Unforgiveness: Is It Really a Problem?

Unforgiveness: Is It Really a Problem? Read the Summary (Reading time: 0.2 minutes) (Total reading time: 5.8 minutes) Full Article As long as we’re alive, people will hurt us or cause us harm, even if it’s unintentional. That’s the nature of the world we live in. But for us Christians, our response to those offenses Read More…

Scriptural Confession

Scriptural Confession Contents: Personal Declaration (Reading time: 2.5 minutes) I’m Blessed by God (Reading time: 1.7 minutes) I’m Blessed Because of What I Do (Reading time: 0.3 minutes) I’m Blessed Because of What Happens to Me (Reading time: 0.2 minutes) Personal Declaration I openly confess that Jesus Christ is my Lord.1 Through his death, burial Read More…

Covenant Curses

Covenant Curses Summary: The new covenant God makes with Christians doesn’t include a curse on those who remain in covenant, but those who experience the covenant and then reject it clearly come under a curse. Find other articles about God’s covenant relationship with Christians In previous articles we saw that a covenant is an enduring, Read More…

Forgiving When It Hurts

Forgiving When It Hurts Read the Summary (Reading time: 0.4 minutes) (Total reading time: 8.9 minutes) Full Article People are capable of committing major offenses against others and even feeling justified in doing so. It is amazing at times to hear people justify their obnoxious or destructive behavior. Yet that is so typical of the Read More…

Transforming Your Mind

Transforming Your Mind Changing the Way You Think Click here to buy online Click here to buy online God redeems us by liberating us from sin, replacing our sinful nature with godly nature, and making us like Jesus. Our role in this process is to live a life of repentance by changing the way we Read More…