Author: Bobby Price

  • Process of Forgiveness

    Christians may experience conflicts that offer no opportunity to reconcile with their offender. In these situations, reconciliation and closure are out of reach and the focus must be placed upon healing emotional wounds.  We need to take the time to educate ourselves of scriptures concerning peace and forgiveness and educate themselves on the process of […]

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  • The Glorious Victory of Forgiveness

    Mark portrays Christ’s crucifixion alluding to the triumphal procession of a Roman Emperor. Mark’s narrative begins with the Roman soldiers leading Jesus into “the courtyard of the palace.” The word Mark uses to refer to this place is praetorium, which could apply to military headquarters in king but was also the common designation in Rome […]

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  • The Peace of Forgiveness

    Forgiveness and the willingness to offer it is an internal peace. Before peace in the church ever occurs, the parties involved in a conflict must be resolved to forgive and so have that internal peace. The internal peace shared by the members of the church will create external peace amongst them. When we forgive others […]

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  • The Struggle to Forgive

    Ken Sande in The Peace Maker points out that forgiveness is countercultural and says, “In fact, left to our own instincts, we are disposed to do just the opposite.” Perhaps this is a characteristic of the flesh as Paul describes, “For we know that the law is spiritual, but I am of the flesh, sold […]

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  • Clergy and Laity

    Taken from Designed to Lead, edited by Bobby Price God is deeply passionate for His Church, for His bride, and ferociously committed to maturing her. For this reason, “He personally gave some to be.. pastors and teachers”(Eph. 4: 11). He personally involves Himself in the process of setting apart pastors and teachers, not to do […]

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  • Homesick Language

    God’s word soothes the contentious heart of mankind. His Truth sets us free from the toxic sin that festers in our hearts–the hate, the greed, the grudges. God’s Truth is more than a simple truth, a simple statement of reality like, “The sky is blue.” The Truth pricks our hearts like a vaccine in our […]

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  • 10 Things Every New Christian Should Know

    By Brian Mavis, edited by Bobby Price Here are ten things (not necessarily in any particular order) that I thought my new Christian friend should sink down deep into his heart as he travels his first year with Jesus: 1. God Loves Us The one thing that the Bible emphasizes more than us loving God […]

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  • 16 Ways to Provoke Your Children to Anger

    By Mark Altrogge “Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.” (Ephesians 6:4) I was thinking about this today as I prepared for a parenting class. Here are some ways that you can provoke your children to anger. I’ve done many of these, […]

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  • How Much Does Prayer Weigh?

    By Daniel Silliman, edited by Bobby Price Why scientists struggle to put this spiritual practice under the microscope. Praying can be easy. A prayer can be a thought, a word, a heavenward plea from someone in need, a few lines said spontaneously or recited from a book, or just a groan. Understanding what a prayer […]

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  • I’ll Pray For You

    Edited by Bobby Price Have you ever gotten a prayer request from a fellow brother or sister in Christ asking for immediate prayer? Perhaps he is facing a temptation for which he needs help resisting. Or maybe she is feeling overcome by grief or sorrow and is desperate for peace. It might be that your […]

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