Tag Archives: Forgiveness

Lord, Help Me Forgive

Lord, Help Me Forgive

Lord, You can help me forgive. I hate to have to bring up this word, but I just don’t have a choice. It’s the last word any of us wants to hear echoing back and forth in a pit we’ve been thrown into. You already know what this word is, and you’re probably sick of hearing

By Grace You Have Been Saved

This Grace in Which You Stand

For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God. — Ephesians 2:8 (NIV) Even when we were dead in trespasses, [He] made us alive together with Christ (by grace you have been saved). There are times when we say words that we wish we could

Forgiveness: Receive the Gift of Grace

  Forgiveness: Today I will remember that my failure to forgive myself is a prideful choice to not receive your grace. If anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come. The old has gone. The new is here! – 2 Corinthians 5:17 What can we learn about forgiveness from one of the greatest saints

Believe in Others

Love . . . does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. — 1 Corinthians 13:5 (NIV) Everyone else has written off the person you care about. “He’s too far gone.” “She’s too hard . . . too addicted . . . too old .

Colossians 3:13

The Cost of Forgiving and Not Forgiving

Bear with each other and forgive whatever grievances you may have against one another. Forgive as the Lord forgave you. —Colossians 3:13 (NIV) “I don’t believe that person is really sorry” and “Saying ‘I forgive you’ won’t take away the pain”—these are two reasons why people (even Christians and maybe you) are reluctant to forgive

God Will Forgive But He Won't Remove the Consequences

There Are No Good Cover-Ups

“If we confess our sins, He is faithful and righteous to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.” –1 John 1:9 A great lesson to be learned from scandals is that it’s often not the initial act that destroys you; it’s the cover-up. David and Bathsheba give a perfect example. First the

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