Forgiveness Archive

Overcoming False Accusations And Insults

All of us in our relationships with others may have been at the receiving end of insults and false accusations before. We may have reacted in various ways: anger, retaliation, bitterness, animosity and sometimes we may even sever relationships with those involved. But are these the best of reactions? In the Scriptures, there are examples of people who were falsely accused or insulted for wrongs …

Grace Beyond Race

You went to uncircumcised men and ate with them (Acts 11:3). Peter has run into trouble with his Jewish–“circumcision party” —brethren for heeding the voice of the Spirit to fellowship and eat with Gentiles (Cornelius and his household. Acts 10). They protested. As Jews, they had thought every other person was unclean. In fact, the whole narrative in Acts 10 does confirm this. Even Peter …