Tag: forgiveness

Eyes on Eternity

Man praying

And he came down with them and stood on a level place, with a great crowd of his disciples and a great multitude of people from all Judea and Jerusalem and the sea coast of Tyre and Sidon, who came to hear him and… Continue Reading “Eyes on Eternity”

The Woman Caught in Adultery

Woman looking down

They went each to his own house, but Jesus went to the Mount of Olives. Early in the morning he came again to the temple. All the people came to him, and he sat down and taught them. The scribes and the Pharisees brought… Continue Reading “The Woman Caught in Adultery”

Jesus’ Teaching on Forgiveness

Jesus on the cross

Then Peter came up and said to him, “Lord, how often will my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? As many as seven times?” Jesus said to him, “I do not say to you seven times, but seventy-seven times.” Therefore the kingdom… Continue Reading “Jesus’ Teaching on Forgiveness”

Why Does God Punish Dreadfully, When Jesus Teaches Forgiveness?

A close-up of a person's hands and varnished nails as they read the Bible

I re-read the book of Revelation today. It seems to me that the teachings of Jesus — who emphasised love of neighbour, love of God, and forgiveness of our enemies — are at odds with the way God’s character is depicted in the Bible.… Continue Reading “Why Does God Punish Dreadfully, When Jesus Teaches Forgiveness?”

A Perspective on Sin

A black and white photo of Thomas Watson

While browsing through posts from Christians on WordPress I stumbled upon this insightful video (embedded below). It features the reading of a text called ‘The Curtain Sinner’ by the Puritan Thomas Watson. The text is about sin and the difference between sin in a… Continue Reading “A Perspective on Sin”