Category Archives: 2Samuel

Reconciliation IV: Forgiven Much Love Much

What are you holding onto?  What sin is so great that you are withholding forgiveness, you who have been forgiven?  Today we look at how those who have been forgiven much, love much.  Our problem is that we only want … Continue reading

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Reconciliation III: Withholding Forgiveness

What if restoration of relationship depended on you?  Would there be reconciliation? If we cannot extend grace in tough relationships, how can we tell others about this great grace of God? We cannot withhold forgiveness from others when we have … Continue reading

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Reconciliation II: While We Were Enemies

Jesus came to reconcile the banished and estranged.  And if God sent his son to offer reconciliation in the middle of all our brokenness and estrangement, what is stopping you from accepting it? Is reconciliation within reach for you and … Continue reading

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Reconciliation I: Banished and Estranged

We often want to hold grudges and take revenge.  And even when we desire reconciliation, often we do not activate forgiveness and restoration.  Today we read of King David stuck in this predicament with his son Absalom and how he … Continue reading

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We Eat First With Our Eyes

I was in a meeting with a chef called Nate.  As most chefs do, Nate was talking about food with passion.  He was explaining the importance of presentation, and slipped this line into his discussion.  “We eat first with our … Continue reading

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Counting the Sacrifice Cost

What does it mean to us to make sacrifices?  When we give to a cause or to a church or to God, do we skim the cream off the top, or do we give in a manner which bears a … Continue reading

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Redemptive Legacy

What is a legacy?  I think it means to leave a lasting impact in your wake.  Webster says it is ‘something transmitted or received from the past.’  What is King David’s legacy?  Turns out it is a legacy of God’s … Continue reading

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