Tag: Bible

Jeremiah 15:10 and 11

Some more pretty intense verses from Jeremiah. Note the reversal. Alas, my mother, that you gave me birth,    a man with whom the whole land strives and contends!I have neither lent nor borrowed,    yet everyone curses me. 11 The Lord said, “Surely I will deliver you for a good purpose;    surely I will make your enemies plead with you    in times of disaster and times of […]

Suffering at Christmas

Suffering and Christmas might not necessarily seem to come together. But for those of you who have lost a loved one in the last year, or are going through the breakup of a relationship, or are wondering how you are going to make ends meet, you know what I’m writing about. A Gideon Bible representative […]

“Mercy and Grace”

Mercy is defined as “not getting what you deserve,” that is each of us deserves going to hell. Grace is defined as “getting what you don’t deserve,” which means forgiveness, abundant life, and eternal life. Jesus never uses the words mercy or grace in the Gospels. He shows. Later, Paul would tell. Jesus shows it […]