Tag Archive: forgive

Jun 22 2014

Why does God let us sin?

“God lets us sin because Adam sinned, so we will die,” says Ben, age 10. “If he didn’t sin, we would live forever. But Adam listened to Eve, so that’s it.” So that’s it, huh? Ben, I believe there’s more to the story. “I think God lets us sin because we were born sinning, and …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.easttexasreview.com/why-does-god-let-us-sin/

Apr 06 2014

Why Did John call of he Baptist Call Jesus the Lamb of God?

“John the Baptist called Jesus the Lamb of God because Jesus is too holy and wonderful for him to even untie his shoes,” says Mitchell, 8. Before John the Baptist proclaimed Jesus as the Lamb of God, he talked about his sandals. By saying he was not worthy to untie Jesus’ sandals, John put himself …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.easttexasreview.com/why-did-john-tall-of-he-baptist-call-jesus-the-lamb-of-god/

Jan 09 2014

Survivor ignites hope: Author, teacher shares how to survive sexual abuse and other life’s devastation

Ronda Henry’s calling is to work on the international campaign for the uplifting and empowerment of women. Like John the Baptist she is the voice heralding a movement, but this one has been going on for generations, one that in a way is similar to John’s declaration of the ministry of Jesus Christ. “If it …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.easttexasreview.com/survivor-ignites-hope-author-teacher-shares-how-to-survive-sexual-abuse-and-other-lifes-devastation/

Dec 08 2013

How Does Knowing God’s Love Affect Your Relationships With People?

“I’m OK, You’re OK” is the title of a former best-selling book. “I Stink, You Stink” is the reality behind many soured relationships. God’s love “affects me because I feel loved, and that makes me love other people,” says Rachel, 9. Rachel has identified the key to healthy relationships. When we know God loves us …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.easttexasreview.com/how-does-knowing-gods-love-affect-your-relationships-with-people/

May 08 2013

A love that knows no limits

Forgiveness, above everything else, is a sign of love. The more we love and value another person, the quicker we are to forgive that one if they have hurt or harmed us, injured or insulted us. Love, especially deep love, will forgive quickly and completely. On the other hand, when someone does something to us …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.easttexasreview.com/a-love-that-knows-no-limits/

May 01 2013

Can a Christian who sins go to heaven?

Kids’ answers fall into three categories: the smilers, the hopeful and the performers. I call the first group the smilers because Ashley, 9, says: “Yes!! You will definitely go to heaven if you are a Christian and sin!” cheap softwares The hopeful are represented by Josh, 7: “Yes, you can go to heaven if you …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.easttexasreview.com/can-a-christian-who-sins-go-to-heaven/

Mar 29 2013

Refusing to forgive has a boomerang effect

I recently heard a person say, “I will never forgive him for what he did!“ All too often, people who are hurt or offended do not believe the offending person deserves forgiveness. Many people believe such a declaration to be profound, valiant or courageous. Refusing to forgive another is often used to underscore the disdain …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.easttexasreview.com/refusing-to-forgive-has-a-boomerang-effect/