When I am involved in being offended, I cannot be engaged in loving my Lord. Could all these offenses have a more sinister aim afoot.
Forgiveness is a fact, but I have to position my heart within this reality. I choose to forgive what has already been forgiven.
Offenses are an invitation to be involved with God, not something to be avoided. I want to show you how I keep a forgiveness journal to mitigate offense?
I realized that I was becoming weighed down with the barrage of offenses. So how do we live in an offensive world, with ready access to many daily offenses?
Some destruction isn't in blatant unforgiveness, sometimes it's our temptation to feel hatred for those we deeply disagree with in the news.
The greatest potential damage of victims at the Las Vegas massacre isn't done by the bullets that fly through the air but something more sinister.
I want to share a story today of forgiveness and sovereignty. God’s sovereignty and forgiveness are co-joined or it is not truly forgiveness.
God has a purpose in bringing hateful people into our lives and it's not to harbor offenses in hatred and unforgiveness. We are to witness love.
Whichever way you choose, God supports. It's amazing how much the prodigal's father supported his son's choice. He enabled him to go and held back nothing!
If unforgiveness of others keeps me tethered to them, then unforgiveness of myself ensnares just as completely. There must be forgiveness for me, BY me.
The more God shows this debtor of the vast, Everest-like mountain of forgiveness I require, the more joy I have in extending forgiveness to someone else.
We can flinch mentally and emotionally as well as physically, and what the Holy Spirit showed me is that flinching is a hardening of the heart.