Posts Tagged "Yeshua"

Forgiveness: Reflecting on Scripture

»Posted by on Mar 5, 2014 in reflecting on scripture | 0 comments

Forgiveness: Reflecting on Scripture

Where do we begin when understanding how to handle debt? Trying to come to some sort of understanding seems overwhelming. My daughter has a saying that she repeats often, which when I looked it up, I discovered she was quoting Maya Angelou. “Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.” Starting from where we are, increasing our understanding, and applying what we learn as we go, will help us feel more serene in our approach to debt. In reflecting on scripture as I was working on this issue in my own life, God reminded me of the story Yeshua (Jesus) told about the king and his servants. “Therefore the kingdom of heaven may be compared to a king who wished to settle accounts with his servants. When he began to settle,...

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Mastering Life with a Covenant of Love

»Posted by on Feb 14, 2014 in mastering life | 0 comments

Mastering Life with a Covenant of Love

Does the type of covenant that David and Jonathan instituted sound familiar to you? What other relationship in scripture describes an eternal covenant? How does love figure into this “new” covenant? The Word of God describes a number of eternal covenants, typically between God and a specific person, which always carried forward to future generations. In mastering life with a covenant of love, even David was given an eternal covenant by God. He thought that He would create a temple for the God of Israel, but Nathan came to him with a word from the Lord, telling him that this task would be given to his son after him, and that David’s lineage would be established for ever. As you can imagine, this overwhelming news caused David to sit before the Lord in awe and...

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