Posts Tagged 'forgiveness'

God’s Enlightenment About Forgiveness

September 5th, 2018

God’s Enlightenment About Forgiveness

Matthew 18:21-22 (KJB) Then came Peter to him, and said, Lord, how oft shall my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? till seven times? 22 Jesus saith unto him, I say not unto thee, Until seven times: but, Until seventy times seven.

Poor Peter, he was so impatient, edgy, and often downright doggedly dramatic.  Forgiveness must have been so hard for him to understand and act upon in his life.

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Most Forgiven and Loved the Most Includes No “Phony Baloney” Clause

July 29th, 2018

Most Forgiven and Loved the Most Includes No “Phony Baloney” Clause

Luke 7:41-43 (KJB) There was a certain creditor which had two debtors: the one owed five hundred pence, and the other fifty. 42 And when they had nothing to pay, he frankly forgave them both. Tell me therefore, which of them will love him most? 43 Simon answered and said, I suppose that he, to whom he forgave most. And he said unto him, Thou hast rightly judged.

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Forgive, Even if The Other Party is Not Sorry

May 16th, 2018

Forgive, Even if The Other Party is Not Sorry

Mark 11:25-26 (KJB) And when ye stand praying, forgive, if ye have ought against any: that your Father also which is in heaven may forgive you your trespasses. 26 But if ye do not forgive, neither will your Father which is in heaven forgive your trespasses.

God commands us to forgive, therefore there is no other choice.  There is no acceptable excuse we can imply for holding onto our inflicted hurts, ...

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Jesus Set the Bar for Pardoning Others

August 27th, 2016

Jesus Set the Bar for Pardoning Others

Then came Peter to him, and said, Lord, how oft shall my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? till seven times? Jesus saith unto him, I say not unto thee, Until seven times: but, Until seventy times seven. (Matthew 18:21-22 KJV)

Peter must have been incredibly challenged by what Jesus revealed to him.  Perhaps he instantly stopped in his tracks to allow these words of Jesus to register in his heart ...

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