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"Then the LORD came down in the cloud and stood there with him and proclaimed his name, the LORD. And he passed in front of Moses, proclaiming, 'The LORD, the LORD, the compassionate and gracious God, slow to anger, abounding in love and faithfulness, maintaining love to thousands, and forgiving wickedness, rebellion and sin. Yet he does not leave the guilty unpunished; he punishes the children and their children for the sin of the fathers to the third and fourth generation.' "  Exodus 34:5-7

"But you, O Lord, are a compassionate and gracious God, slow to anger, abounding in love and faithfulness." Psalm 86:15

July, 2010, Volume 9 Issue 6

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Longsuffering

Notes from Nancy

For me, parenting is the closest I come to understanding the character of our heavenly Father.   ...more

Women in Christ Commentary: Slow to Anger

God tells us that he is slow to anger, another part of his name that he revealed to Moses (Exodus 34:6). The KJV translates two Hebrew words into the one English word longsuffering.    ...more

Bible Study Guide: Longsuffering

Why do you think being slow to anger could be described as longsuffering?   ...more

Abundance of the Heart: Worship the Lord

Worship the LORD in the splendor of holiness; tremble before him, all the earth!  ~Psalm 96:9

As I was reading this verse, I noticed a footnote: an alternate translation is “Worship the LORD in holy attire;”   ... more

Exhortation: Tantrums

I think it’s a rare person who has never seen a child throw a tantrum. Small children are capable of strong emotion, but feel powerless to change the circumstances to which they are reacting.     ... more

Book Review: To Live is Christ

If you would like something to read this summer that is worthwhile but does not leave you wishing you had taken a nap instead, try Beth Moore’s To Live is Christ.   ....more

If you haven't yet read Guidelines for Research Reading from the first issue (January 2002), we recommend reading these brief suggestions as an introduction to the book reviews.   ...more