Throughout His earthly ministry, Jesus healed the sick, fed the hungry, and forgave the sinner. But have you ever wondered why?
Is there a family hurt you can’t seem to get past? A word, an action, or a mistake that makes forgiveness seem impossible?
Well, here’s the bad news, we’re all sinners. Everyone has broken God’s law and deserves the appropriate consequences! But hang on, ’cause there’s good news as well!
Nobody’s perfect. Though we may falter now and again, we still hold on to God’s promise that He will forgive us, no matter the mistakes we make.
It’s hard to believe that a perfect God would accept us solely on the basis of Jesus’ sacrifice for our sins. Can it really be that easy?
When someone has hurt us, it isn’t always easy to forgive. And yet God extends His grace and mercy to us every single day.
There are situations when forgiveness needs to go beyond a hug and a handshake, moments when confrontation is necessary.
Start reading a book in the middle of the story and you’ll quickly be confused! Let's emphasize the importance of reading the Bible in context, remembering that each verse is part of a single narrative.
When someone has wounded you deeply it’s difficult to offer forgiveness even once. But according to Jesus’ teaching in Matthew 18, followers of God are called to extend unlimited grace to those we encounter. Find help for your relationships.
Many think forgiveness is all about saying “I’m sorry” or avoiding consequences. But according to Jesus’ teaching in Scripture, true forgiveness is centered around restoring relationships.
Forgiveness isn’t easy. In fact, there’s often a lot of emotional baggage that comes when forgiving someone or asking them to forgive you. An honest appraisal of forgiveness.
We can honestly try to forgive an offense. But some pain, some memories continue to haunt us for years to come. Join the group for another study on the Lord’s Prayer.
It’s one thing to ask forgiveness when we’ve done something hurtful, but an entirely different story when we’re the ones who’ve been wounded! A timely conversation for your relationships.