Father, Forgive Them

The greatest sinners may, through Christ, hope to find mercy. Even for His persecutors and murderers, He prayed, ‘Father, forgive them.’ On the Day of Pentecost some of these very people were forgiven by this very God (Acts 2:22, Acts 2:37-38, Acts 2:41). Continue reading “Father, Forgive Them”

Made Like Unto His Brethren

JOSEPH DAMIEN WAS a nineteenth-century missionary who ministered to people with leprosy on the island of Molokai, Hawaii.  Those suffering grew to love him and revered the sacrificial life he lived out before them. One morning before Damien was to lead daily worship, he was pouring some hot water into a cup when the water swirled out and fell onto his bare foot. Continue reading “Made Like Unto His Brethren”