FREE CHRISTIAN REPRINT ARTICLES
Christian Articles for All of your Publishing Needs!
Word Count: 200
|Send Article To Friend||Print/Use Article|
by PamFord Davis
6/29/2009 / Devotionals
The game show "Family Feud" has been popular for decades. Its fun seeing families as they pull together, in hopes of winning the prize. In real life, far too often family members are in opposition. We just don't always get along; feelings get hurt and bitterness grows. We pull away from each other either unconsciously or by choice.
Families are often torn apart by deep hurt, bitterness or resentment. The sad truth is family feuds are as old as mankind. It all began in our worlds "first family." Cain and Abel were sons of Adam and Eve. It was not a close knit family; Cain killed Abel! (Genesis 4:8) A few more "family feuds" found in scripturesDavid and his son Absalom, who tried to seize his fathers throne, brothers Jacob and Esau, sons of Isaac who competed for the fathers blessing and inheritance, Jacob's sons who had such sibling rivalry for Joseph that they captured him and sold him as a slave! The closing example demonstrated severe conflict and abuse, yet ended with tears and forgiveness! (Genesis 45:1-7, 14-15) Life is too short to waste fussing and feuding. Let's follow Joseph's example, and turn a feud into a family reunion!
Devotionals are her first love in writing. Published articles in Mature Living Magazine, Devotions for the Deaf, The Secret Place, Light from the Word, Coosa Journal, With God Daily, Mary Hollingsworth's The One Year Devotional of Joy and Laughter. http://www.pamforddavis.com
If you died today, are you absolutely certain that you would go to heaven? You can be! Click here and TRUST JESUS NOW
Read more articles by PamFord Davis
Like reading Christian Articles? Check out some more options. Read articles in Main Site Articles, Most Read Articles or our highly acclaimed Challenge Articles. Read Great New Release Christian Books for FREE in our Free Reads for Reviews Program. Or enter a keyword for a topic in the search box to search our articles.
The opinions expressed by authors do not necessarily reflect the opinion of FaithWriters.com.