Biblical Doctrines, Christian Living, Church, Culture & Society, Faith, God's Law, God, Jesus, & the Holy Spirit

Blessed are the Merciful

“Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy” (Matt. 5:7). There is a great word in the Bible. It is the word eleos, or mercy. Mercy has been defined as the outward manifestation of pity; it assumes the need on the part of the person who receives it, and resources adequate to meet the… Continue reading Blessed are the Merciful

Culture & Society, Faith, God, Jesus, & the Holy Spirit

Dolly Parton Forgives God

In a charming Christmas television special, Dolly Parton provides a family film that has been watched by more than 13 million viewers. According to one NBC website,  "'Dolly Parton's Coat of Many Colors' is based on the inspiring true story of living legend Dolly Parton's remarkable upbringing. This once-in-a-lifetime movie special takes place inside the… Continue reading Dolly Parton Forgives God

Church, Culture & Society, Faith, Marriage & the Family

Abortion Forgiveness Is For A Limited Time Only! Really?

On September 1, 2015, the headline read: “Pope to allow all priests to forgive abortion during Holy Year.” Writing from Vatican City for REUTERS, Isla Binnie explained what is happening. “Pope Francis will give all priests discretion during the Roman Catholic Church's Holy Year to formally forgive women who have had abortions – the Argentine… Continue reading Abortion Forgiveness Is For A Limited Time Only! Really?

Christian Living, Faith, Marriage & the Family

Three Steps in Reconciliation

While the Gospel of Mark is second in the order of the books of the New Testament, it is probable that this work was the first to be written (c. AD 56-65). The purpose of the writing was to reach the Roman world with the good news of redemption. Mark was uniquely gifted to do… Continue reading Three Steps in Reconciliation

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Bill Cosby: The Right Message, but the Wrong Messenger

William Henry “Bill” Cosby Jr., born on July 12, 1937, is in trouble with man, and with God. An American stand-up comedian, actor, author, activist, and philanthropist, Mr. Cosby has entertained the world for decades with his humor and insight into human behavior. But for all these years, Mr. Cosby tried to conceal an addiction… Continue reading Bill Cosby: The Right Message, but the Wrong Messenger