Tag Archives: Reconciliation

Words

Words are things of power. They create and they destroy. They exalt and cast down. They comfort and kill. They start war – but they can also end them. The right words, bold courageous words, can summon us to peace. Continue reading

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The pursuit of peace

“Let us then pursue what makes for peace and for mutual upbuilding.” –Romans 14:19 Continue reading

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The gift of peace

Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled, and do not let them be afraid. –John 14:27 Continue reading

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The ten lepers

The message of this story is not that we should be grateful. The message is that we stand in the presence of our redemption. Does our heart bend down? Do we recognize one who is our lord? Do we proclaim his glory? Do we follow his instructions to do such simple things as forgive one another as God has forgiven us? Continue reading

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More on Psalm 17

We pray for God to draw forth his sword and God hears the call to redeem the earth. 8 Keep me as the apple of your eye;      hide me in the shadow of your wings It doesn’t say apple.  … Continue reading

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