Posts Tagged ‘forgiveness’

Judgment versus Mercy

How can God be just and loving at the same time?

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Judgment versus Mercy

How can God be just and loving at the same time?

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Does God exist? And if He does exist, what is He like? For centuries religions have provided different answers to these big questions. Within Christianity there can seem to be a contradiction. The Old Testament (written before Jesus was born) appears to paint a picture of […]

Big Questions Forgive

Big Questions: Why should I forgive?

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Have you ever had to forgive someone? Did you find it easy? Forgiveness is at the very heart of the Christian faith but what does it mean to truly forgive? One of the most important things Jesus taught his followers was to forgive others. In […]

The Sermon on the Mount-Revenge and Love of Enemies

Learn what Jesus meant by Love your Enemies.

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The Sermon on the Mount-Revenge and Love of Enemies

Learn what Jesus meant by Love your Enemies.

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“You have to admit, love your enemies is a strange thing to say. I couldn’t quite believe it as I heard his words ripple through the crowd. What, even the Romans who have come to occupy our land? How are we supposed to love them? The […]

Real Heroes – Captain Ernest Gordon

What does it mean to be a real hero?

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Bridge over the Kwai

Real Heroes – Captain Ernest Gordon

What does it mean to be a real hero?

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The infamous bridge over the River Kwai, also known as the Death Railway, can be found at Kanchanaburi on the Myanmar border. During WW 2, Japan constructed the 250 miles railway line from Ban Pong, Thailand to Thanbyuzayat, Burma. The Japanese wanted the railway line […]

Introduction to Christian Ethics

How do Christians decide what is right or wrong?

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Introduction to Christian Ethics

How do Christians decide what is right or wrong?

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How do Christians decide what is right and what is wrong? Christians ethics, that is the moral principles that govern how you live, are based on God’s word as found in the Bible. Jesus taught that there are two commandments that should be at the […]

The cross

What do Christians believe happened when Jesus died?

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The cross

What do Christians believe happened when Jesus died?

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Is anyone perfect? Is it even worth trying to be perfect? What is sin? Is there any consequence to sin? What does it mean for us that Jesus died on the cross? Find out a Christian view about sin, the impact it has on us […]

Facing the issue: addiction

One Christian's story of overcoming drug dependency

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Facing the issue: addiction

One Christian's story of overcoming drug dependency

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“I can still remember, quite clearly, the first time I ever smoked dope. I was 15 years old, and we were standing in the park, amongst some trees. There were about four of us and I was offered a smoke, which I willingly accepted. I was […]

Jesus’ teaching: Anger

What did Jesus teach about getting angry?

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Jesus’ teaching: Anger

What did Jesus teach about getting angry?

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How often have you been tempted to call someone a less than polite name? Have you ever been so angry that you lost control of your words and actions? Anger is a dangerous thing and it has been said that it can often become our […]

Crime and Punishment

What do Christians think about Crime and Punishment?

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Crime and Punishment

What do Christians think about Crime and Punishment?

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What does true justice look like? Should crimes be forgiven? Can everybody be rehabilitated? These are important questions within the issue of Crime and Punishment, and particularly big questions for Christians trying to square their personal faith with a working life in the Criminal Justice […]

Parables: The Unforgiving Servant

What did Jesus teach about the importance of forgiving?

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Parables: The Unforgiving Servant

What did Jesus teach about the importance of forgiving?

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Jesus taught people using stories called ‘Parables’. The Unforgiving Servant is a parable about forgiveness. Watch the film here and think for yourself: Are there things that you would forgive and things that you wouldn’t forgive? Should we forgive other people? When you do things […]