The Only Army that Shoots its Wounded

By Dwight L. Carlson From an article in Christianity Today, February 9, 1998 "The only army that shoots its wounded is the Christian army," said the speaker, a psychologist who had just returned from an overseas ministry trip among missionaries. He summed up the philosophy of the group he worked with as: 1. We don't … Continue reading The Only Army that Shoots its Wounded

Forgive, and Forgiven

"Man has two great spiritual needs. One is for forgiveness. The other is for goodness." --Billy Graham "God pardons like a mother, who kisses the offense into everlasting forgiveness." --Henry Ward Beecher "If you take care of yourself and walk with integrity, you may be confident that God will deal with those who sin against … Continue reading Forgive, and Forgiven

A Finder’s Fee of Joy

"Tax collectors and other notorious sinners often came to listen to Jesus teach. This made the Pharisees and teachers of religious law complain that he was associating with such sinful people—even eating with them!" (Luke 15:1) “If a man has a hundred sheep and one of them gets lost, what will he do? " (v. 4) … Continue reading A Finder’s Fee of Joy

Frozen

 "Bearing with one another and, if one has a complaint against another, forgiving each other; as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also must forgive." Colossians 3:13, ESV Remember "Mr. Freeze?" (Not the rapper, but the supervillain.) He was a DC Comics 'evil-bad guy.' He wreaked terrible havoc using ice. It was his specialty, his weapon of … Continue reading Frozen