Forgiveness Is A Two Way Street
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|Author||: Leigh Bale|
|Editor||: Steeple Hill|
To make amends for his troubled past, Joel Hunter goes back to the Herrera family farm in Nevada. The Herreras believed in him, supported him, and he let them down. Especially Mari, the beautiful girl he grew up with—and secretly loved. A changed man, Joel can now help save their farm and support Mari's mother and two young siblings. The one thing he can't do? Explain to Mari where he's been the past nine years. How can he expect her to understand—or want him around? Until Joel discovers that the road to forgiveness is paved with love.
|Author||: Amanecida Collective|
|Editor||: Wipf and Stock Publishers|
"Anyone who wants to know the truth about the Nicaraguan Revolution should come and see with their own eyes. Then let them make their own judgment, as the authors of this book have. Those who cannot come should read this book and then make their judgment."Rev. Ernesto Cardenal, Minister of Culture, Nicaragua"Three things are striking about this small volume. The first is the timeliness of the topic. The resolution of the problems of such Third World countries as Nicaragua and the Philippines are weighting the future of our world. The second is the importance to people of faith around the glove as to how our religious heritage can inform our political judgments on current revolutionary situations. The third is the exciting and refreshing 'doing of theology' in the context of group experience and group reflection - in this case by a group comprised almost entirely of women."Robert DeWitt, formerly Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania"This book must be read by every American struggling with the question: 'What is the truth about U.S. involvement in Nicaragua?"Delores S. Williams, Muhlenberg College"Revolutionary Forgiveness is a testimony... to the power of the Nicaraguan struggle to change lives and to call citizens of the that very superpower that seeks to crush it to repentance."Rosemary Ruether, Garrett-Evangelical Seminary and Northwestern Seminary"Empathetic and daring, this unusual book, rooted in a feminist perspective, has a message for every North American about the revolutionary power of forgiveness."Archie Smith, Jr., Pacific School of Religion
|Author||: April D. Adeshile|
All over the world people are the same, and what is even more interesting, we all have the same hopes, we desire many of the same dreams, we share the same emotions, we all share a time to laugh, a time to cry, a time to fear, a time to love, a time to care, a time to feel angry, a time when we are sad, and a time when joy brings us to that place of total happiness, peace, and tranquility; which is a sure moment in time. And the truth of the matter is this, God is on the throne and it is only in Him, through Him, and by Him, that all things are made possible for us. Because He has assured us that He will never leave us nor forsake us. God is a BIG GOD! And whatever your challenge is, whatever your struggle is, whatever concern you may have, and whatever it is that you are dealing with in your life today, there is nothing too hard for God. In God works Through Human Personality the author exemplifies beautifully through inspiration what God can do, and will do for you, when you put your trust in Him. The word of God clearly encourages us by this saying; if we ask any thing according to his will, he heareth us, and if we know that he hear us, whatsoever we ask, we know that we have the petitions that we desired of him. 1 John 5: 14-15 And know that there are angels we see, and there are angels we don''t see, this is how we know that God is our comforter, our helper, our maker, and our redeemer, through the many trials we face, and the courage we are inspired through the men, women and sometimes children that we cross on a daily basis. There is no respect of persons with God. Romans 2: 11 We are encouraged to let brotherly love continue. And be not forgetful to entertain strangers; forthereby some have entertained angels, remember them that are in bonds, as bound with them; and them which suffer adversity, as being yourselves also in the body. Hebrews 13: 1-3 How good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity! Psalm 133: 1 The Lord said
|Author||: Andrew McIntosh|
|Editor||: Tate Publishing|
On Teen Internet Pornography: If you Yahoo 'free teen sex pictures' Yahoo gives you 142,000,000 pages to enjoy...two right clicks of the mouse and you've got a free porn collection On Creation and Evolution: The debate about creation and evolution is fair game. What is not fair is the efforts of one side to silence the rights of the other to their beliefs and opinions, a wrong historically committed by both sides. On Homosexuality: Let the debate continue, but let it be infused with truthfulness instead of lies, starting with the scientific fact that people are not born gay. On Suicide: There, in the middle of the gray, dead cement basement room, a boy hangs from a floor joist above by a length of shipping strapping, its length stretched to its limit, its form cut deeply into the boy's neck...We learn later he was bullied at school. On Faith: All the arguments in the world for or against Christ don't matter... It all comes down to this; either you want to believe or you don't. And then you live your life accordingly. Readers of Andrew McIntosh's regular op-ed columns in The Californian-a San Diego area daily newspaper-will instantly recognize the witty, biting prose he uses to drive his points home in his first book, The Two Suggestions. Teens and parents will deeply relate to McIntosh's personal and professional experiences as he shares his orphanage and adoption story, his big city paramedic career, and his various youth advocacy experiences spanning several decades. The Two Suggestions should be mandatory reading for every teenager, parent and youth advocate in America and Canada today. In the new America-secular, immoral, addicted and violent-The Two Suggestions offers today's youth powerful tools to thrive in the face of confusion, anger and social chaos.
|Author||: Vincent R. Waldron,Douglas L. Kelley|
Communicating Forgiveness is the first book to take a truly communicative look at the process of forgiveness. Authors Vincent R. Waldron and Douglas L. Kelley provide a synthesis of the literature on forgiveness in relationships. Grounded in real-life forgiveness narratives, this interdisciplinary text (pulling from such related fields as psychology, counseling, family studies, peace studies, conflict management, religious studies, and organizational behavior) offers a hopeful framework for negotiating healthy and just responses to relational disappointments.
|Author||: David Augsburger|
|Editor||: Moody Publishers|
Seventy times seven...how many times shall I forgive? Our Lord answers us clearly that our forgiveness of those who hurt us shall have no end. This is one of the most difficult things any person has to face. David Augsburger understands this. He knows the outrageous cost-and incomparable value-of forgiving. He also knows this is a believer's only option. Any other course of action will not only be destructive, it will violate the will of God. In The New Freedom of Forgiveness, Dr. Augsburger expands upon his classic writing to provide a more comprehensive, expanded, and stronger message. Combining personal testimonies with Scripture, Dr. Augsburger provides readers with practical guidance on applying forgiveness in our everyday lives. With an excellent new study guide, readers will be challenged on an even deeper level. We are commanded to forgive everything. Not just the little stuff, the minor irritations and thoughtless behavior of others, but everything. When we forgive, we are set free from bondage. The New Freedom of Forgiveness is an essential resource not only for understanding what God requires, but also learning how to apply it every day. Read this life-changing book and discover the freedom of forgiveness.
|Author||: Myra N. Blyth,Matthew J. Mills,Michael H. Taylor|
|Editor||: Springer Nature|
The meaning of ‘forgiveness’ and its role within restorative justice are highly contested. This book offers analysis from practical and academic perspectives within Christian theology, against a rich canvas of related concepts, including victimhood, sin, love, and vulnerability. Critical friends of restorative justice, the authors argue that forgiveness – whether as journey or act, unilateral or mutual, conditional or unconditional – is necessary to achieving a fully restorative resolution to acts of harm. They also suggest that Christianity, with its meaning-giving metanarrative of restoration, and preference for communitarian approaches to justice, may have epistemic value for evaluating and even deepening the theory and practice of restorative justice.
|Author||: Randy Lariscy|
|Editor||: WordTruth Press|
Like an old, frayed blanket there are many loose threads in our relationships. Issues and conflict divide us from family, friends, and innumerable people we encounter throughout life. The process of forgiveness is necessary to restore and rebuild those relationships. In this book you will find great stories of how God works in the lives of people to bring about forgiveness and reconciliation - binding up the loose threads and making relationships even stronger than before. Table of Contents: Introduction Part I. Forgiveness in Family Life 1. Forgiveness Triumphs Over Evil - Joseph and His Brothers 2. Forgiveness Triumphs Over Shame - Jacob and Esau 3. Forgiveness Triumphs Over Ungratefulness - The Prodigal Son and His Father Part II. Forgiveness in Church Life 4. Forgiveness Triumphs Over Selfishness - Moses and the Wilderness Church 5. Forgiveness Triumphs Over Immorality - Paul and the Corinthian Believers 6. Forgiveness Triumphs Over Betrayal - Jesus and Peter Part III. Forgiveness in Community Life 7. Forgiveness Triumphs Over Hardness - Pharaoh, Moses, and the LORD 8. Forgiveness Triumphs Over Injustice - Jesus and the Roman Soldiers 9. Forgiveness Triumphs Over Fear - Philemon and Onesimus Part IV. The Process of Forgiveness 10. The Strategic Value of Forgiveness 11. How God Forgives Us 12. How We Forgive Others 13. Practicing Biblical Forgiveness 14. Frequently Asked Questions
|Author||: M Osterhoudt|
|Editor||: Lulu Press, Inc|
Praying.... It is so more than closing your eyes. It is a place where you talk to God. It’s a place where you find your soul and here you find.... yourself. Often times we don’t realize we simply do not know how to pray. It is more than words...it is a humbling of yourself. It is about forgiveness, thankfulness and praise. It is a safe place of comfort, reassurance and love. It is a reaching out to God...seeking his face.... and most of all believing in his answer. Learn how to pray with chapters such as: “Between You and God”, “Praying in the Spirit”, “Forgiveness is a Two Way Street”, “Thankfulness and Praise”, “He Heard You the First Time”, “Keep the Faith”, “His Will be Done”, “Unanswered Prayers” and much more.
|Author||: Gary Chapman|
|Editor||: WaterBrook Press|
Reveals the seminal role of spiritual insight and understanding in our daily lives while examining the qualities that help us express and respond to love, as well as the obstacles and misunderstandings that undermine relationships.
|Author||: Marianne J. De Deugd|
|Editor||: Xulon Press|
The Monday of everyday life inevitably comes after a restful Sunday ] fifty-two times a year. Just as the idyllic moves into the mundane, so a couple quickly moves from the honeymoon to the work of a marital relationship. Small or large, every marriage has rough spots. Fifty-Two Mondays acknowledges that the everyday or married life can begin to divide what God has put together. In this age of irreconcilable differences and no-fault divorce, couples are trading marriage for separation at a staggering rate. Regrettably, Christian couples are no different. Fortunately, God is still the Author of hope. You can enjoy the kind of marriage God intended with your mate, even on the Mondays, because God has not left us in the dark. Instead, He provided the perfect guide to marital success in the Bible. Fifty-Two Mondays provides a fresh understanding of the biblical principles and practical application needed to fully enjoy life as one. Dr. Marianne de Deugd has been a full-time Christian counselor for over twenty years and currently serves as the director of Royal Palm Ministries Counseling and Training Center in Fort Myers, Florida. She has obtained a doctorate of ministry in counseling, as well as masters degrees in counseling and biblical counseling. Dr. de Deugd is certified by the National Association of Nouthetic Counselors, Peacemaker Ministries, and Prison Fellowship. Marianne is a frequent speaker, seminar leader, and author. She draws extensively from the experience gained during thirty-four years of marriage to her husband, Bill. Marianne and Bill have four children, and have successfully navigated over 1700 Mondays.
|Author||: Robert D. Enright,Joanna North|
|Editor||: Univ of Wisconsin Press|
Pioneers in the study of forgiveness, Robert Enright and Joanna North have compiled a collection of twelve essays ranging from a first-person account of the mother of a murdered child to an assessment of the United States’ post-war reconciliations with Germany and Vietnam. This book explores forgiveness in interpersonal relationships, family relationships, the individual and society relationship, and international relations through the eyes of philosophers and educators as well as a psychologist, police chief-turned-minister, law professor, sociologist, psychiatrist, social worker, and theologian.
|Author||: Joseph Warren Kniskern|
|Editor||: B&H Publishing Group|
Now an official resource of the nationwide DivorceCare ministry, this new edition of When the Vow Breaks offers practical advice to Christians regarding the top five felt needs and issues that result from facing divorce: kids, finances, anger, depression, and loneliness. In this sensitive and thorough guide, author/attorney Joseph Warren Kniskern recounts the emotions of his own failed marriage and shares a comprehensive study on what the Bible says about marriage and divorce. More important, he shows how God continues to work in people’s lives to provide hope and encouragement in the aftermath of divorce. Kniskern also provides important insights about how to seek reconciliation, secure proper marriage counseling, find a good attorney, and negotiate settlements and custody issues.
|Author||: Michael Phillips|
Political unrest shakes the foundations of a war-torn country—and of the McCallum family as they fight for their faith in the Secret of the Rose series. Many years after their daring escape from a divided Germany, Sabina and Matthew McCallum return with their son, Tad, to attend a conference on preaching the gospel of Christ in a country still scarred by the Cold War. What they discover is troubling. Western Christianity, while well intentioned, is not filling the unique needs of Christians in the East. And even though the Cold War is over, political strife is bubbling just below the surface, and Sabina and Matthew become entangled in a Communist plot to seize control of Eastern Europe. Once again, the couple must call upon their instinctive talent for survival—and their deep faith in God’s protection—to save their family.
|Author||: Sherianna Boyle|
|Editor||: Simon and Schuster|
Flush out negativity and clear a path for new positive habits, behaviors, and emotions with certified energy healer, yoga instructor, and psychology professor Sherianna Boyle’s emotional detox program, C.L.E.A.N.S.E—as featured on YogaJournal.com. When we think of a detox, we usually think of a physical experience. But it’s not just our physical bodies that need to be cleansed of the impurities we encounter and absorb in our daily lives—it’s our minds too. When we find ourselves unable to process our negative emotions and feel them becoming toxic to ourselves and those around us, it’s time for an Emotional Detox, a mindful and systematic guide to freedom from these troublesome feelings. Wellness expert Sherianna Boyle has created the revolutionary the 7-step C.L.E.A.N.S.E. method to help you rid yourself of negativity, fear, worry, anger, and doubt, and guide you back toward a natural, energized state of pure joy and acceptance. Learn how to Clear your pathways, Look inward, Emit positivity, Activate, Nourish, Surrender, and Ease your way into your best self and a happier and healthier life. Emotional Detox “will wake you up, turn your views upside down, while providing you with life changing tools and insight” (Elizabeth Hamilton-Guarino, CEO of Best Ever You Network and author of Percolate).
|Author||: Al Robertson,Lisa Robertson|
Duck Dynasty stars Al and Lisa Robertson were desperate for their love to survive—and with God’s help, they realized the only answer to marital and family betrayal is all-consuming, life-altering, desperate forgiveness. In their new book, they share this message with anyone who wants to exchange broken relationships for healing. The Robertsons know what they’re talking about: They have lived through the pain of adultery and lack of communication in their marriage. And thanks to the healing they’ve experienced, they now help other couples find their own path to forgiveness. This former pastor of 22 years and his wife want you to arrive at a place where you, too, can give and receive forgiveness and find the beauty of reconciliation. By sharing true stories from friends and family, as well as biblical examples, Desperate Forgiveness provides the support you’ll need on the hard road to forgiveness. You’ll learn about the necessity and power of humility; the freedom found in letting go of bitterness; and the restoration and reclamation on the other side of desperation. Al and Lisa Robertson are living proof that choosing and living out forgiveness is worth the effort. Let Desperate Forgiveness show you the way to a changed life and revitalized marriage.
|Author||: Katherine Schwarzenegger|
AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! “[The Gift of Forgiveness] will spark conversations across families, across friendships, at workplaces, everywhere.” –Maria Shriver A fresh, inspiring book on learning how to forgive, with firsthand stories from those who have learned to let go of resentment and find peace. "When we learn to embrace forgiveness, it opens us up to healing, hope, and a new world of possibility." --Katherine Schwarzenegger Pratt Written with grace and understanding and based on more than twenty in-depth interviews and stories as well as personal reflections from Schwarzenegger Pratt herself, The Gift of Forgiveness is about one of the most difficult challenges in life--learning to forgive. Here, Katherine Schwarzenegger Pratt shows us what we can learn from those who have struggled with forgiveness, some still struggling, and others who have been able to forgive what might seem truly unforgivable. The book features experiences from those well-known and unknown, including Elizabeth Smart, who learned to forgive her captors; Sue Klebold, whose son, Dylan, was one of the Columbine shooters, learning empathy and how to forgive herself; Chris Williams, who forgave the drunken teenager who killed his wife and child; and of course Schwarzenegger Pratt's own challenges and path to forgiveness in her own life. All provide different journeys to forgiveness and the process--sometimes slow and thorny, sometimes almost instantaneous--by which they learned to forgive and let go. The Gift of Forgiveness is a perfect blend of personal insights, powerful quotations, and hard-won wisdom for those seeking a way to live with greater acceptance, grace, and peace. A PAMELA DORMAN BOOKS/VIKING LIFE TITLE
|Author||: Scott T. Allison,Craig T. Kocher,George R. Goethals|
Abraham Lincoln's iconic phrase, 'the better angels of our nature', revealed his belief that the noblest qualities of humanity would heal a divided nation. In Frontiers in Spiritual Leadership, an interdisciplinary group of leading scholars from the University of Richmond explore these noble qualities and how leaders such as Lincoln make that expression possible. They review the landscape of spiritual leadership and the spiritual principles that are fundamental to effective and inspired leadership, emphasizing the values of love, forgiveness, purpose, trust, sacrifice, equality, and liberty, among others. Through an analysis of historical examples and contemporary issues, this book celebrates the many gifted and enlightened individuals whose leadership embodies the most exquisite qualities of humanity. It outlines the conceptual linkage between leadership and spirituality within groups and organizations and will appeal to students and scholars of leadership, ethics, religion, philosophy, psychology, and human growth potential.