Category Archives: Forgiveness

Friend?

I have never heard anyone say they have too many friends, have you?  I think that is because it is hard to make it through life without friends.  Tony Evans points out in his Book of Illustrations that “friends are … Continue reading

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“EXTRAORDINARY FORGIVENESS”

Recently, CBS News carried a story that referred to “extraordinary forgiveness.” Ricky Jackson spent 39 years on death row in prison for a murder he did not commit. He was only 18 at the time of the murder and was … Continue reading

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THE POWER OF FORGIVENESS

Inspirational speaker and author Andy Andrews tells of a misunderstanding he once had with the late comedian, Bob Hope.  The two had worked together on several projects.  While doing a television program, Andy made reference to Hope’s age and how … Continue reading

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“THE MAN IN BLACK”

The often troubled life of Johnny Cash has been well documented. Even though he was a Christian, he acknowledged he did not always live up to its highest ideals. When Johnny renewed his commitment to Christ, he began a long … Continue reading

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“LETTING THE LITTLE THINGS GO”

In every marriage, each day produces many small offenses. A great secret of successful marriage is learning to let the little things go. The more we choose to focus on every small offense, the less room we will find for … Continue reading

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“GIRD UP”

Mental Floss Magazine reported in a recent issue about some of life’s most famous failures. For example, did you know that author Jack London was rejected almost 600 times before selling his first story? Or how about the great Dallas … Continue reading

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“NOT BEFORE . . . NOT SINCE”

Dr. L. Nelson Bell was the father of Ruth Graham and a one-time editor of Christianity Today. Twenty years after he left China, someone interviewed a former patient who remembered that when she needed blood and none was available, he … Continue reading

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