Forgiveness

I Want a Fresh Start This New Year. Will God Help Me?

“This past year wasn’t very good for me, and I can’t blame anyone but myself. I know I need God, but how much do I have to clean up my life before He’ll have anything to do with me? He must be very angry at me.”

Convicted Bank Robber Jon Ponder Met Jesus in Solitary Confinement

Three-time convicted felon Jon Ponder gave his life to Christ after hearing Billy Graham on a broken radio in solitary confinement. He now runs a nonprofit called Hope for Prisoners. Jon has six children, including two with his wife of 10 years—the older one is Promise, the younger one Liberty. On August 25, Jon Ponder …

‘What Can I Do?’ Cissie Graham Lynch Addresses Race Relations

Today, the nation is in a difficult place. While some struggle for answers and plead for justice and equality, others wonder what they could do to make a difference, if anything. In her latest podcast, Cissie Graham Lynch admits it’s not easy navigating how to respond at a time like this. But a response is necessary. …

Has God given up on me?

“My grandmother says God never gives up on anyone, but she’s wrong. God gave up on me long ago, and nothing will ever change that. And frankly, I don’t really care.

Tears of Repentance

There is a certain amount of sorrow involved in repentance that we don’t see much of today. That word means moaning and even groaning. I don’t mean that we have to have a great emotional experience, but I do believe that we need some tears of repentance. We need to be sorry for our sins, …

Forgiveness in Marriage

The main thing is to confess any past wrongs to God, resolve to be true to your marriage vows; and absolve the black past by a spotless present.

He Died For Us

As we stand at the cross of Christ we see a glorious exhibition of God’s love. Paul wrote to the Christians in Rome, “While we were powerless to help ourselves . . . Christ died for sinful men.” In human experience, it is a rare thing for one man to give his life for another, …

Rejoice in Him

Christians are supposed to be happy persons! Our generation has become well versed in Christian terminology, but is remiss in the actual practice of Christ’s principles and teachings. Hence, our greatest need today is not more Christianity but more true Christians. The world can argue against Christianity as an institution, but there is no convincing …