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Relate: Relationships from a Biblical Perspective – Week 3, Day 4

If you were to do an internet search on relationships you would almost find the vast majority of information is about romance, marriage, or sex. It just is the focus of our culture. It’s what our culture worships and glorifies. The Bible: The Relationship Book It’s helpful for us to have a broader perspective on […]

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Relate: What Happens After Forgiveness – Week 3, Day 3

Forgiveness is a Gift Forgiveness is the gift that God gives us that we can also give to others. There is a sense in which, God pre-forgives. 1 John 2:2 says, 2 He is the atoning sacrifice for our sins, and not only for ours but also for the sins of the whole world. God Provides […]

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Relate: The Danger of Unforgiveness – Week 3, Day 2

The Limits of Our Forgiveness Peter asked Jesus how many times a person should forgive another person. Peter suggest 7 times, which most of us would consider generous. The generosity of God is always surprising. Interpreters have a hard time knowing if Jesus said 77 times or 7 x 70. Different English versions interpret it […]

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Relate: Why Forgiveness is Important – Week 5, Day 1

Forgiving Forward Bruce and Toni Hebel have written a book called Forgiving Forward. In their book about forgiveness, they write about how hurts in their own life had turned them bitter and made them susceptible to being hurt again. There were just too many soft spots for people to touch. The Danger of Unforgiveness Even the […]

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Relate: Make Humility a Priority – Week 3, Day 5

The Danger of Talking About Humility Humility is a dangerous thing to talk about. The more we talk about it the more we might struggle with the pride of being humble. Pride is also dangerous to talk about. Most people think that pride is another person’s problem. The only medicine for pride is humility. The […]