29 09, 2017

ANOTHER COFFEE BREAK: THE PSALM 23 ADVENTURE, Part 59

September 29th, 2017|ANOTHER COFFEE BREAK:|

It has always been a source of astonishment to me when I look at what God had developed in David's life. The fact that he could show mercy to his betrayers in the way that he did, and then show mercy again and again to them in the face of their crimes against him is why, I believe, Jesus made it clear that if our brother offend us, we are to forgive seventy times seven -- and that was in a single day.

1 09, 2017

ANOTHER COFFEE BREAK: THE PSALM 23 ADVENTURE, Part 55

September 1st, 2017|ANOTHER COFFEE BREAK:|

We were just getting started last week in the picture of God's goodness and mercy in the life of Abraham, and the constant display of that goodness and mercy as Abraham slowly but surely overcame the fears that had so programmed his life during his early years in Ur of the Chaldees, and the subsequent 25 years he spent in Haran prior to his father's death. Let's pick up this narrative where we left off last week.