The only way to battle against bitterness in your life is to forgive.
Kristin N.Spencer, The Truth About Godly Confidence
Because Jesus provided us forgiveness when He died on the cross,
we are able to enter into a deep and intimate relationship with a holy God.
Sammy Tippit, The Approaching Darkness
If we do not forgive others, that is sin.
And our sins will not be forgiven if we do not forgive others.
Julia Audrina Carrington, Comfort for Today
The Tonic of Life |
We can only be born again by acknowledging our sin,
repenting of our sin, coming by faith to the cross and asking
Jesus Christ to forgive us for our sinful past and cleanse
us in his own precious shed blood.
Brian R Murphy, Fear Not
The question becomes will you let it drive you to God or from God?
He is able to transform your heart. He is. I'm living proof. He can salve
the bitterness, slake the fear, give you a heart of compassion and forgiveness.
But you have to choose.
Mary DeMuth, Live Uncaged: Find the Freedom You've Always Wanted
When we say, "God forgive me," He does forgive.
Dave Roberson, The Walk of the Spirit
Prayer Continued |
Get rid of all unbelief. Have faith, forgive all, obey God's Will, and
always walk in love.
Robert Woeger, God
Baptism in water is a work that perfects our faith in God for the
forgiveness of sin.
G B Woodcock, One with Christ | Series Three
Found In A Book |
But we need to remember one very important thing - our desire to
forgive others must be manifested
in merciful words and deeds towards those who have wronged us
in order for God's dynamic of blessing to be fulfilled in our lives
and extended through us to those around us.
Russell M. Stendal, God's Plan for Spiritual Battle
Listen, if you have repented, which literally means to turn away from
something and turn to God, and asked God's forgiveness,
then you are forgiven. And that means you need to forgive yourself.
Michael D. Perkins, Identity Crisis: 21 Days of Discovering Who
God Says You Are
Forgive Yourself |
God's forgiveness, His wonderful grace toward us, is so very much
greater than our sin.
Priscilla Doremus, Focused: A Daily Devotional
Forgiveness is one of the most powerful gifts we can give,
and even though letting go of the negative feelings may seem
inconceivable at the moment, don't close your heart to it.
Matt Morris, Mindfulness: How To Live In The Present Moment
As the level of our understanding regarding the cost of our forgiveness grows,
our love and appreciation for the SAVIOUR will increase.
Shannon Scott, Regret
An apology is a statement of regret. As important as that is, apologizing
differs from asking for forgiveness.
Marianne Clyde, Peaceful Parenting: 10 Essential Principles
To many of us, forgiveness is a struggle because it interferes with
our need to see "justice" done; that is to say, to see other people
punished for the wrongs that they have committed.
Paula Casill, My Brother's Keeper: Redefining Relationships in the Body of Christ
A Prayer to the Father |
Forgive so that you may be forgiven. Keep in mind that letting go of
pain from the past frees you to fully enjoy the blessings of the moment.
Pearl Little; Julie Schoen, Christian Yoga: A Daily Christian Meditation Guide For Your Practice
Scripture is the written word of God. It is the record of the gospel - the
revelation of God's love, forgiveness, power and life, made available
to us through the death and resurrection of Jesus.
G B Woodcock, One with Christ | Series One
The word "forgive" is made up of two words: "'for" and "give." We are to be
for (in favor of) giving them to God. He can handle the people that we can't.
Carolyn Molica, Wings: A Journey in Faith from the Earthly to the Heavenly - Part 4
You will remember that when Jesus was being crucified, he prayed,
"Father, forgive them, for they know not what they are doing."
You will remember that Jesus has paid for all your failures,
weaknesses and outright disobedience on the cross.
Robert Medlin, Pleasing God: The keys to living a good life
Our job is not just to believe and be forgiven, but to believe, then go
out and show the world the nature of God by forgiving others and
showing others mercy, just as God does.
Michael Faber, Keys to a Happy Life: The Beatitudes According to Jesus
The idea that there is an unconditional love that relieves the pressure,
forgives our failures, and replaces our fear with faith seems too good
to be true.
Preston Sprinkle, Charis: God's Scandalous Grace for Us
Learning to forgive others, even other believers who do wrong to
us, is a major step forward in our journey with Christ.
Mark S. Taylor, After These Things: How Jesus Reveals the Simple Path to Discipleship
Thoughts Of Psalm 23 |
As bread is the first need of the body, so forgiveness for the soul.
Andrew Murray, Lord, Teach Us to Pray
Words of Encouragement |
Forgiveness is a part of the gospel, but not the central point.
The central point is our adoption as sons and daughters of God.
Stephen D. Morrison, Welcome Home: The Good News of Jesus
It is within the fulfillment of Jesus' prophesy and in the fulfillment of God's
New Covenant with man, that believers in Jesus Christ find hope
and the promise of forgiveness, and eternal life, in the presence of God.
Richard Kelley MD, The Viral Christ
Lack of forgiveness is sin - and sins that are not confessed cannot be
forgiven. That is what Jesus taught in "The Lord's Prayer."
Val Waldeck, When The Storms Come...you can take it: Coping...one
day at a time
A Simple Prayer |
Just uttering the word, "Sorry," is not genuine repentance. If you want
forgiveness, admit you were wrong, change your attitude,
and learn from the experience.
Lisa Cheater, Conversations With Jesus - 365 Daily Devotions for Teens
Oh dear Lord, make me like you that I might forgive and then forget
the wrongs of others, whether they are against me or against others.
Amy Carmichael, If: Devotional Edition
Some Learning From The Bible |
Through the gospel, God bestowed His love and forgiveness on me.
Tim Orr, We Named Her Faith: How We Became a Gospel-Centered Family
Forgiveness is "free" so long as you make it "free" for others.
Derek Townsend, For The Love Of Truth: Possessing Your Eternal Life
Send A Drop of Kindness |
Praise God for his mercy and his goodness that even when we disobey him,
there is still mercy and forgiveness available.
Michael Yeager, Living in the Realm of the Miraculous III
Insisting on clutching on past mistakes done will just anchor the
whole thing called marriage and destroy the union. Forgiveness is freedom.
Claire Wilson, Marriage Help and Counseling
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