Monday Meditations – Luke 6:27-28

December 5, 2011 

Today’s Meditation Verse:

 

Luke 6:27-28

27 “But I say to you who hear, love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, 28 bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you.

 

The past month has had some challenges for me and they all involved people.  In two instances someone I loved was being horribly mistreated and it infuriated me.  In two other instances I was done horribly wrong.

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Monday Meditations – John 3:17

November 14, 2011

Today’s Meditation Verse:

 

John 3:17

For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through him.

 

Today I’ve chosen a very well known verse for our Monday Meditations verse.  But just because it is so well known doesn’t mean we have received full revelation of its meaning. Continue reading

Do People Ever Really Change?

June 17, 2011

We often say that people don’t change.  We warn those in relationships of that very thing.  If you are in a relationship and think that you can change that other person with your love and care and nurture, you are wrong.  You will never change that person.

Same is true with friendships.  If you are staying in relationship that causes you grief, but you stay because you think that something you will do will change them, you are wrong.  You might as well raise up the white flag and abandon ship right now.  You will never change anyone.

But, people do change.  I’ve seen the most despicable sinful people become godly men and women seeking after the Father.  People I would have long since given up on become more than I ever thought they would become.  I’ve had to eat my words. Continue reading

Love and Its Fullness

June 8, 2011

LOVE!

What a word!

We hear that word from the moment we are born.

Mommy whispers in our ear, ‘Mommy loves you”.

As we grow we hear, and therefore learn, that big brother just ‘loves’ the neighbors new car. Big sister, ‘loves’ her new boyfriend she just had one date with. Mom ‘loves’ the new wallpaper in the bedroom. Dad ‘loves’ his new job. Continue reading