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Restored by God

by Jim Jamison

Macbeth pessimistically declares that history is “a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.” (Shakespeare, Macbeth, 5.5.19). Apart from the wisdom and insight God provides His children, such a hopeless conclusion is inescapable. But history belongs to God, not to the puny means of man or the perverse power of […]

Do you realize you are lost? – Luke 19:10

by Jim Jamison

During my first ministry, we purchased a house hat was by a 90 acre woods. I was always concerned that my sons, would go out into the woods and get lost. So I set out to help give them principles to determine how to get home. I would take them out and we would turn […]

Victory in Christ – 2 Corinthians 5:17

by Jim Jamison

Sin is a battle that rages in our lives, and we struggle at times to overcome. What makes me different as a believer, is not that I am perfect, it hat because of the work of Jesus Christ, I am not longer accounted before God as a Sinner, I am accounted by God as a […]

What is Sin? – Romans 3:23

by Jim Jamison

Romans 3:23 tells us that “all have sinned and fallen short of the glory of God.” This leads to the question, “Do I sin because I am a sinner, or am I sinner because I sin?” This is like the old question, “which came first the chicken or the egg?” If you believe the account […]

Living in Forgiving – Matthew 7:3

by Jim Jamison

Once we have chosen to forgive someone, how do we live in that forgiveness consistently? Allow me to suggest some steps: 1. It is wise to explain to the person who wronged you why you may have a difficult time moving forward initially. This gives them an understanding of the emotions that you have to […]