Tag Archives: Forgiveness

Psalm 32- A Psalm of Restoration

Psalm 32 <Of David. A Maskil.> 1 Happy are those whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered. 2 Happy are those to whom the LORD imputes no iniquity, and in whose spirit there is no deceit. 3 While I … Continue reading

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Exodus 32: The Golden Calf Threatens the Covenant

 Exodus 32: 1-6 The People Ask for Gods When the people saw that Moses delayed to come down from the mountain, the people gathered around Aaron, and said to him, “Come, make gods for us, who shall go before us; … Continue reading

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Deuteronomy 15: A Life of Covenant Generosity

Deuteronomy 15: 1-18 Forgiveness of Debts 1 Every seventh year you shall grant a remission of debts. 2 And this is the manner of the remission: every creditor shall remit the claim that is held against a neighbor, not exacting … Continue reading

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There is no better future without letting go of the sins of the past Without being willing to see others not as a summation of debt unpaid For we all walk around carrying the burdens and baggage of our lives … Continue reading

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The Need to Remember Rightly

On a day when there will be a number of calls to ‘Never Forget’ I want to add a caution that we need to be willing to remember rightly. The destruction and violence of September 11, 2001 cost the 19 … Continue reading

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What I Learned About Myself, Life and God from My Divorce Part 3

This is the final reflection on this at this point in my journey. 7. The Place of Ritual and the Value of a Worshipping Community- I know that many people have had bad experiences in churches, synagogues and places of … Continue reading

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Forgiveness in a Graceless World-A Sermon

Ernest Hemmingway tells in one of his short stories called “The Capital of the World” an episode about forgiveness which goes like this: Madrid is full of boys named Paco, which is the diminutive form of Francisco, and there is … Continue reading

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