6 results for tag: Reconciliation
4 minute video on Reconciliation - Lucy Peppiatt.
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The cry of Abel's blood echoes through the pages of sacred scripture, as does the "better word" of the sprinkled blood of God's firstborn: Genesis 4 10 The Lord said, “What have you done? Listen! Your brother’s blood cries out to me from the ground. 11 Now you are under a curse and driven from the ground, which opened its mouth to receive your brother’s blood from your hand. 12 When you work the ground, it will no longer yield its crops for you. You will be a restless wanderer on the earth.” 13 Cain said to the Lord, “My punishment is more than I can bear. 14 Today you are driving me from the land, and I will be hidden ...
In the beginning there was complete peace and harmony between mankind and God, but that intimate relationship with God was broken. Men and women began to hide from God and became hostile to him, but Jesus came and through him, God is reconciling the world to himself. That can include you.
In this episode of Breakfast with Brad, he discusses the word "atonement," which historically meant "reconciliation" rather than "appeasement." Christ did not need to appease the wrath of God in order to reconcile God to us. Rather, as Paul says, "God was in Christ, reconciling the world to himself." That is, God sent his Son to invite us back home to the Father's house, assuring us that all is forgiven! Featured breakfast: leftover KFC and a can of Ginger Ale! PTM.org's "Breakfast with Brad" - Atonement means Reconciliation (Not Appeasement).
How one woman (Margot Van Sluytman) came to forgive the man who murdered her father. CLICK HERE to listen to the radio interview by Anna Maria Tremonti (CBC The Current). Or CLICK HERE to read the story transcript. (Copyright © CBC 2016) Margot writes, "Meeting the man who murdered my Dad, disrupted my family life. At the time of that occurrence, I was told to trust. 'Trust what happens when authenticity of the heart guides your choice.' Ten years later, that disruption has become an aspect that infuses my relationship to my family with deepened respect for each other. And, also shifts how we can talk with each other, even when ...