IS BEING HURT AND FORGIVING PART OF GOD'S PLAN FOR US?

IS BEING HURT AND FORGIVING PART OF GOD'S PLAN FOR US?

by Bill Elliff September 09, 2021

What is the most hideous action anyone has ever committed? This is not hard to answer, for it was a sin against the One who least deserved the blow. The worst sin ever committed was by those who condemned and crucified Christ.

And what was Christ’s response to this horrible atrocity?

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GOD, THE AVENGER  or, THE EXTRAORDINARY POWER OF FORGIVENESS

GOD, THE AVENGER or, THE EXTRAORDINARY POWER OF FORGIVENESS

by Bill Elliff April 16, 2020

If we fail to forgive and seek to retaliate, the “correcting” of the one who offended us is in our hands. And we’re terribly deficient in our ability to accomplish the right results. In fact, we can do great harm both to others and ourselves. Often our efforts put is in the prison of unforgiveness and even bitterness.

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GOD’S PROVISION FOR OUR SINS

GOD’S PROVISION FOR OUR SINS

by Bill Elliff February 28, 2020

God is perfect in every way. This means He is perfect in His judgments, and will “by no means clear the guilty.” But He is also perfect in His mercy. He longs to forgive and cleanse us from our sins. But there are conditions for this to happen.

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LEAVING REVENGE WHERE IT WORKS BEST

LEAVING REVENGE WHERE IT WORKS BEST

by Bill Elliff October 25, 2019

Anyone can love those who love them, Jesus said on the Sermon on the Mount. But the most profound witness is to genuinely love—and respond in love—to those who hate and persecute us, leaving vengeance in the hands of a perfect Judge. Paul tells us how.

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UNDERSTANDING BITTER PEOPLE

by Bill Elliff December 19, 2018

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