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Forgiving and Reconciling, Part VII: Sin Can’t Just Disappear, Which Is Why Human Forgiveness Is So Very Impotent

How does God define forgiveness? The original languages of Scripture are rich with meaning in this regard. The term used most often for forgiveness in the Old Testament is the Hebrew nasa’, which means to bear, to carry, or to … Continue reading

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Forgiving and Reconciling, Part III: Wherein We Admit That We Of All People Have No Right To Be Bitter Towards Anybody

God sets us believers free from the power of sin but not from the sin-stained story of our redemption. We’re not set free from that story because God wants us and others to see Christ Jesus continually displaying his gloriously … Continue reading

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Forgiving and Reconciling, Part I: Why We Ought to Look Forward to the Judgment of God Like Kids Look Forward to Christmas

THE JUDGMENT OF GOD. It sounds like an ominous topic, doesn’t it? Something we should hope we never face. Something that we’re fortunate that Jesus saves us from. But wait a minute—it’s not the judgment of God that Christians should … Continue reading

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