by John MacArthur | Grace to You https://youtu.be/nU1x_fHyUwA If you will, open your New Testament and try to find Philemon. It is tucked between – well, just in front of the book of Hebrews might help, just in front of the book of Hebrews. Why should we look at the book of Philemon? Philemon is a very important … Continue reading The Beauty and Blessing of Forgiveness (1)
Think about this for a second. Jesus knew. He goes into that room with His disciples. He knows He is going to be betrayed. He knows it is Judas who will turn against him. He knows that He has been sold out for a handful of silver. Stabbed in the back by one He has … Continue reading Jesus knew that Judas would betray him.
Luke 4:16–30 The world is crowded with churches that promise salvation, forgiveness, and heaven. Most say salvation is something you earn through good works and a moral lifestyle. Others say salvation is a gift from God that can’t be earned, but, to avoid offending the nonbeliever’s sense of self-worth, they market salvation as a feel-good … Continue reading Am I the Kind of Person God Saves?
To the praise of the glory of his grace through which he hath made us accepted in the beloved Eph 1:6 Forgiveness Does Not Necessarily Imply AcceptanceIt ought to be noted carefully by all who ponder the interior life that acceptance is something different from forgiveness. One might be forgiven and not accepted. If a … Continue reading Acceptance in the Beloved
Corrie Gerbatz “I am the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in me and I in you, you will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing.” John 15:5 (NIV) Their screams echoed through the house. A new day, but the same fight, as my girls argued over the coveted toy … Continue reading When Forgiveness Still Hurts
“I, even I, am He that blots out your transgressions for My own sake and will not remember your sins.” (Isaiah 43:25) THERE are some passages of Sacred Writ which have been more abundantly blessed to the conversion of souls than others. They may be called salvation texts. We may not be able to discover … Continue reading Forgiveness
A generous man will prosper; he who refreshes others will himself be refreshed. (Proverbs 11:25) God is a giving and generous God. He longs for his children to be like him in this grace. Our place on earth is not to be hoarders or collectors of blessing, forgiveness, wealth, and opportunity. No, following the lead … Continue reading We are to be conduits of blessing.
Forgiveness is not just a religious thing,
It’s for Everyone who wants to be emotionally and spiritually Free
I can choose to replay hurtful scenarios in my mind or I can choose to let it go and forgive for the sake of my well being.
I know its easier said then done but seriously if you think about it , replaying hurtful things in your mind and carrying bitterness everywhere you go – sounds more miserable.
Forgiveness is not a one time thing , it’s a daily process.
Choosing every day to forgive is another step closer to complete freedom .
Forgiving yourself is important too
This is something I struggle with daily .. I am quite hard on myself but all it does is ruin my peace and joy.
All humanity is flawed
We have to understand we are imperfect people..this will give us room to have compassion for…
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Forgiveness is the well from which we draw the water to wash others' feet." - D. Siler
Understanding the Situation Text: Ephesians 2:1-10 As we begin this series, we must have a clear, certain understanding. This series focuses on accepting responsibility for our poor choices, mistakes, and ignorance. This series is NOT about earning our salvation. A huge problem in many Christians' lives is produced by the belief/conviction that a Christian must … Continue reading Christian Responsibility and Accountability (2)