A Time to Be Renewed A LOVE PRINCIPLE

The world’s worst prison is the prison of an unforgiving heart. If we refuse to forgive others, we are only imprisoning ourselves and causing our own torment. Some of the most miserable people I have met in my ministry have been people who would not forgive others. They lived only...

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A Time to Be Renewed FLEE FALSE BELIEFS

The Gnostics believed that the angels and the heavenly bodies influenced people’s lives. Paul’s warnings to the Colossians about “new moon” and other religious practices determined by the calendar may be related to this Gnostic teaching, although the Jewish people also watched the calendar. One thing is certain: such teachings...

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A Time to Be Renewed A WORTHY HABIT

When we live in an atmosphere of humility and honesty, we take some risks and expect some dangers. Unless humility and honesty result in forgiveness, relationships cannot be mended and strengthened. Peter recognized the risks involved and asked Jesus how many times he should forgive a brother’s sin against him...

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