Does Forgiveness Require Reconciliation?

Forgiveness is essential in the life of a Christian. As Christians, we know that Jesus emphasized forgiveness and went ahead to say that we should forgive 70 times 7 (Matthew 18:21-22). I believe he did this to explain the boundlessness of forgiveness. Forgiveness is not a one-time thing, we should actively seek to forgive individuals, […]

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Defender

Rita Springer has a powerful song in her album Battles. The song is titled, “Defender.” I love the version by UpperRoom worship (linked below). When I hear this song, I feel goosebumps and can’t help but weep. I weep because of the love of God. I weep because he jealously fights for us. Here are […]

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I am a Gideon

Judges 6 15 And he said unto him, Oh my Lord, wherewith shall I save Israel? Behold, my family is poor in Manasseh, and I am the least in my father’s house. 16 And the LORD said unto him, Surely I will be with thee,and thou shalt smite the Midianites as one man. When I […]

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Letting Go & Letting God/Letting go of frustrations

Psalm 55:22  New International Version (NIV) 22 Cast your cares on the Lord and he will sustain you; he will never let the righteous be shaken. Deuteronomy 31:8 New International Version (NIV) 8 The Lord himself goes before you and will be with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged.” Happy New […]

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Seven Squared; Perfection Doubled. Why 7 is not just my favorite number….

I have started noticing a series of 7’s in my life- at work, at home and in my marriage. I get the chills even when I think about it. See, 7 is God’s number. It denotes perfection, totality, completion and fullness. It comes from a Hebrew word meaning “to be full,” “to be satisfied,” and […]

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Mercy and Restoration

Earlier this year, I felt as if all had failed. I had lost everything. This past June, my friend introduced me to church. I had stopped attending church regulary for almost 6 years! I immediately felt a revival in me once I went to the church. There was an uplifting message concerning restoration. The Bishop stated that […]

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