Category Archives: forgiveness

Broken and Ashamed

February 16 There may not be a worst-case scenario to “broken”… than busted. As in caught red-handed. Completely and undeniably guilty. No debate. No recourse. Just busted. It is in that moment when your actions have caused the course of … Continue reading

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Prayer 101… The Lord’s Prayer; part 6

January 30 “And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors.” (Matthew 6:12) While on this topic of forgiving our debtors, we should expand our thoughts on its importance to effective prayer. Immediately after the Lord gave … Continue reading

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Prayer 101… The Lord’s Prayer; part 5

January 29 “And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors.” (Matthew 6:12) It is fascinating to note that effective prayer is so closely tied to our relationships with other people. As we study the Scriptures, one … Continue reading

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Forgiving Ourselves; part 2

September 17 Yesterday, we talked about the significant challenge of forgiving ourselves for all our past failures and colossal mistakes. About how it is essential for each of us to find peace in the area of our regrettable personal history. … Continue reading

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Forgiving Ourselves

September 16 It is a fairly safe assumption that everyone has things in their past that they certainly regret. A poor decision. A moment of uncontrolled anger. A spiteful outburst. A cruel action. A time of great weakness… or pride… … Continue reading

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Hurt and Intentions

September 15 Have you ever hurt someone, but never intended to do so? You did something, or said something, that was intended to help someone… or to point out something true or something (you thought would be) helpful – and … Continue reading

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A Debt Too Big

August 25 “Forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors.” (Matthew 6:12) Yesterday, we talked about the importance of “forgiving our debtors.” Inevitably, there are those who read/hear these words on forgiveness and are plunged into the … Continue reading

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Of Debt and Debtors

August 24 “Forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors.” (Matthew 6:12) Once we receive the fullness of God’s forgiveness, the real adventure is just beginning. God doesn’t forgive our sins just so we can be forgiven … Continue reading

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Forgiveness

August 23 “If we confess our sins to Him, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all wickedness.” (1 John 1:9) I find it interesting that many Christians struggle with the whole … Continue reading

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All Things Together; Part 3

June 8 “We know that God works all things together for the good of those who love Him, who are called according to His purpose.” (Romans 8:28) We have been talking about how God can take our past mistakes, addictions, … Continue reading

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