Category Archives: Works of Mercy

Indebted to God

Suffering is not always followed by healing. Christians are perhaps more aware of this fact than anyone else. Missionaries give up everything to evangelize in Africa, only to find that their message is rejected. Christians in the Middle East lose their families … Continue reading

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Let There Be Light

“Political language,” George Orwell once said, “is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.” Many echo Orwell’s skepticism toward politics and its practitioners. When politicians slam their lecterns … Continue reading

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Forgiveness Is Like Surgery

Very few people give Peter credit. In Matthew 18:21-22, Peter asks Jesus how many times a person should forgive their enemy. He suggests seven times. Jesus says seven times seventy-times (or, in some translations, seventy-seven times.) Peter, if anything, is … Continue reading

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