Forgiveness: Loving the Unlovely

Forgiveness is not only a gift to others. It is a gift to ourselves so that we can heal and move on.

 

“Do not judge others, and you will not be judged.

Do not condemn others, or it will all come back against you.

Forgive others, and you will be forgiven.”  (Luke 6:37)

If someone hit your car and it was clearly their fault, is it easier to forgive the person who is gravely apologetic and truly concerned if you are injured, or the person who gets in your face yelling and screaming with insults and profanity?  The answer is obvious.  However, God wants us to forgive both.  I know…“Easier said than done!” Continue reading

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When Godly People Act Ungodly: Explaining The Hypocrisy In Christianity

What are YOU lookin' at?!!!

Before I saw the light and became saved (See my other post, “What Is The Path To God?”), I witnessed a lot of hypocrisy in religion.  There were people who claimed to be Christian that committed adultery, stole, lied, used bad language, and was prideful, greedy, and lustful, to name a few.  I thought to myself, “What do I want with Christianity or any religion, for that matter, if this is what it produces?!!” Continue reading

How Do You Know If You Are Saved?

Jesus is our only bridge to God.

Recently, I was asked, “How do you know if you are saved?”, by a patient of mine who is a believer.  And the question provoked a lot of thought.  I have been saved since 2004 and after a year or so from accepting Jesus as my Lord and Savior, I too questioned the same thought.  Continue reading