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Why Must We Forgive?

Why Must We Forgive?

by Stanley D. Gale

Jesus taught believers to pray, “Forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors” (Matt. 6:12). Paul urged Christ’s followers to forgive one another as Christ forgave them (Col. 3:13). Christ gives Christians a mandate to forgive and provides a model of forgiveness that is necessary for healthy relationships. But what is forgiveness, and how should we … Read more…

A Vine-Ripened Life: Spiritual Fruitfulness through Abiding in Christ

A Vine-Ripened Life: Spiritual Fruitfulness through Abiding in Christ

by Stanley D. Gale

The grace that stimulates the fruit and maturity of a sanctified life comes to us through Jesus Christ. We bear much fruit only as we abide in Him. In A Vine-Ripened Life, author Stanley Gale points us to Jesus, the Vine of life of John 15, in whom we, as branches, must live and grow to bear the fruit of a grace-grown life. He explains, “Having begun in Ch… Read more…

Re: velation: Seeing Jesus, Seeing Self, Standing Firm

Re: velation: Seeing Jesus, Seeing Self, Standing Firm

by Stanley D. Gale

The book of Revelation is not primarily about predicting the future or recognizing end-time signs in the morning news but instead prepares Christ’s followers for the challenges we face in light of the glories to come. Re: velation unpacks Jesus’s vivid communication to His church in the first three chapters of Revelation to remind us of our certa… Read more…

The Christian's Creed: Embracing the Apostolic Faith

The Christian's Creed: Embracing the Apostolic Faith

by Stanley D. Gale

The Apostles’ Creed is the most popular summary of the Christian faith. Yet for all its simplicity, the Creed expresses profound truths about God’s redemptive work that are full of liturgical, catechetical, confessional, and missional implications. In this book, author Stanley D. Gale familiarizes modern readers with this ancient statement of belief and… Read more…

Finding Forgiveness: Discovering the Healing Power of the Gospel

Finding Forgiveness: Discovering the Healing Power of the Gospel

by Stanley D. Gale

If you are a Christian, you have personally experienced the joy of sins forgiven and reconciliation with God. Forgiveness, writes Stanley Gale, “is a divine accomplishment to be savored and offered to others.” Forgiveness is the most basic of Christian graces, yet the topic raises many questions, including these: Is it biblical to “forgive and forge… Read more…