Category Archives: forgiveness

WE DO NOT WIN BY THE “MIGHT OF OUR HORSES”

While being stoned Stephen, being like Jesus, prayed, “Lord Jesus, receive my spirit.” Then he fell on his knees and cried out, “Lord, do not hold this sin against them.” (Acts 7:59) I hear of the martyrs of our day. … Continue reading

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FORGIVENESS

Ephesians 4:32 Be kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving each other, just as God in Christ also has forgiven you. There have been some rough times in my years.  The most pain I guess was/is from relationships – people with … Continue reading

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SWIMMING AGAINST THE FLOW

Swimming against the flow! I’m swimming upstream today so I’ll hurry before I lose my gumption. Here goes: Lewis B. Smedes said, “To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you.” This philosophy is … Continue reading

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FORGIVEN SINS ARE GONE

The book “Then Sings My Soul” (Robert Morgan) has a selection on the origin of the hymn “Whiter Than Snow.” He cites various analogies used in Scriptures to describe God’s forgiveness of sins.   Read, meditate, and enjoy these: “Micah 7:19 … Continue reading

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MY SINS ARE GONE

Note the following scriptures which describe what happens to forgiven sins. “Micah 7:19 says God will tread our sins underfoot and hurl all our iniquities into the depths of the sea. Psalm 103 says He removes them as far from us … Continue reading

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MORE ABOUT FORGIVING

I ended my last post referring to a “snit” for which I had to ask forgiveness.  I have had to forgive situations a bit more hurtful than than.  But never like some situation which people face.   I need to … Continue reading

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WHY FORGIVE?

I’m swimming upstream today so I’ll hurry before I lose my gumption. Here goes: Lewis B. Smedes said, “To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you.” This philosophy is highly promoted these days … Continue reading

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