As we continue to examine Peter’s life as a disciple, I was led to Matthew 18: 21-35 NIV. This portion of scripture explains how we should forgive one another.
Forgiveness Matters: Saul is Waiting- Part 2 Commentary
When someone hates you because of the race God chose for you in this life, it is easy to write them off and label them a racist. Well, it was for me anyway. Then, I had an encounter with Jesus and it changed my life because I gained a deeper understanding about love and forgiveness. […]
Forgiveness Matters- Part 2 Saul is Waiting
As Stephen was being stoned to death, he prayed, “Do not hold this sin against them.” In the meantime, a man named Saul stood nearby and watched as they stoned Stephen to death. (The definition of stoning is a method of capital punishment where a group throws stones at a person until the subject dies […]
FORGIVENESS MATTERS-PART 1 COMMENTARY: WHERE IS STEPHEN?
Last week, God placed it on my heart to ask, “Where are the Stephens in the world?” “Where are the people, who will honor Him and trust in Him during racial tension?” “Where are the people who will pray for the discriminators?” “Who will go to our Father on their behalf?” Where are the people […]
Forgiveness Matters- Part 1
By: Nicole C Schroeder I recently read an article about a district that apologized to the African American students in their community for years of racial discrimination, but a prominent leader in that community questioned the sincerity of the apology. As I reflected on the article, God downloaded this thought into my spirit: Our response […]
. . .God Prepares A Table
When God prepares a table for you in the presence of your enemies, it might not go exactly how you envisioned it. Well, at least that was my experience, so let me start from the beginning… Years ago, I identified my enemies as people who commit racist acts, regardless of their race, and I waged […]
My First Blog
When God whispered in my spirit to write and publish my blogs every Tuesday at 5:00P.M., He also whispered in my spirit to disable comments. Of course, I didn’t understand why he would ask me to do something like that because I recently read an article that said, “Comments add value to blogs because it […]