Pardon written in the wounds of Jesus

Your have been pardoned, and your proof is written in the wounds of Jesus. I know it is Christmas time and we are supposed to be thinking about the birth of Jesus, but this past week, I have been gripped with a thought concerning His death. His death decreed our pardon, our forgiveness, and our […]

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The Temptation of St. Patrick

Hi everyone! On the Eve of St. Patrick’s Day I thought I would share an insightful, helpful article from author Stephen Mansfield about a generally unknown, but profoundly powerful scene from the life of St. Patrick. Enjoy! “St. Patrick’s Day is approaching. There will be much beer-drinking and green-wearing to mark it. I’m moved by […]

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A moral obligation to be intelligent

“Father, forgive them for they do not know what they are doing…” (Luke 23:34) In his book Strength to Love Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. reminded us that it was not merely sin that nailed Jesus to the cross; it was also ignorance. “The men who cried, ‘Crucify him,’ were not bad men but rather […]

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Heart Punch

Have you ever been punched in the heart? Not your literal, physical heart, but your more vulnerable internal one? You’ll know if you have, simply by gauging your emotional reaction to the term. Heart punch. It’s that blow that thuds into your emotions leaving you feeling sad, sickened, and despairing all at once. It’s a […]

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What is the unforgivable sin?

What is the “unforgivable sin” that Jesus talked about…and am I at risk of committing it? What is “blasphemy against the Holy Spirit”…and how do I know if I’ve ever been a blasphemer? What is the “sin that leads to death”…and how can I avoid that particular sin? In Matthew 12:31-32 and 1 John 5:16 Jesus […]

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