It is from soldiers that I learned a key lesson in what love looks like.
The question for you and me is not who is my neighbor, but am I being a neighbor?
God is keeping watch over His word. He may delay, but He will bring it to fulfillment.
Certainly, we have fears, but we need not be paralyzed by fear, because He is with us to deliver.
Admonishment sounds heavy-duty, or even heavy-handed, but it’s really not. Our reticence to give or receive admonishment is vastly amplified in a culture bent on coddling — never judging, never wanting to offend. Yet we take offense so easily.
At its root, forgiveness really is that simple. When I release another from their debt to me, whether material or emotional, I walk free and full of life — every time.