Forgiveness

He is Risen!

By Lyle Rapacki Editor’s Note: We are once again publishing this Easter favorite. This wonderful article by Lyle has become a yearly favorite here at ICB. From all of us here at ICB, Happy Resurrection Day! Jesus Christ died.  He… Read More ›

Prodigals

Luke 15 speaks of God’s forgiveness and unconditional love in three different parables. The story of the prodigal son is as applicable today as when Jesus first spoke it to the scribes and Pharisees complaining about the company He kept…. Read More ›

To Be Honest With God

Sometimes I will get into a disagreement with my wife. We’ll be sitting at the kitchen table, it will get tense, and Joyce will say, “Adrian, you’re wrong.” And I’ll respond, “No, I’m not wrong.” She says, “You are wrong,… Read More ›

Holding Grudges

St. Augustine once said, “Holding a grudge is like swallowing poison and hoping the other person will die.” We all have reasons to hold a grudge. Situations and people hurt us. God does not always do what we think He should… Read More ›

Make Haste O' Nations

“O’ ye nations your lives are in peril. The people of God shall have everlasting peace. Make haste O’ nations for the wrath of He who created all things shall pour down like the flood waters of the Nile. Speak… Read More ›

Sin & Repentance

God hates sin because it is contrary to His very nature. Sin is to God as black is to white and darkness is to light. Sinfulness is direct opposition to the purity and righteousness of a perfect God. Our heavenly… Read More ›

Helpless Before God

Prayer is a gift. Human beings are the only creatures blessed with the ability to communicate with God. As with any relationship, honest communication is necessary for connections to grow and mature. God is all about intimacy. He loves us… Read More ›

I Should Know better!

The night was long with everything under the sun running rampantly through my mind. The pillow didn’t feel right, flipping from one side to the other side my body was taking a beating. Sitting up, laying down, wanting to pull… Read More ›

Mind the Gap

Ever stopped to consider just how many ‘warnings’ there are that surround us every day? There are hundreds of different warning signs – you just have to walk down a main street to spy just a few – from pedestrian… Read More ›