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.
Many of us are a ... Continue Reading →
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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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, ... Continue Reading →
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 ... Continue Reading →