Category Archives: Forgiveness

Take a closer look at 21 subjects!

An in-depth look at 21 subjects. Continue reading

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Freedom from a cynical and sarcastic life

A powerful forgiveness story. Continue reading

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Understanding Forgiveness

20 resources to help us understand and work through forgiveness. Continue reading

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Is grace transforming? 

Mercy is not effectively received unless it is shown, for God’s mercy transforms. If God’s mercy does not take root in the heart, it is not experienced. Forgiveness not shown is forgiveness not known. Continue reading

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Forgiving those who hurt you

Extending forgiveness is far more difficult for those who do not often celebrate their own forgiveness and for those who cannot confess that God is Lord of their circumstances Continue reading

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Heap burning coals on his head?

What does it mean that you will heap burning coals on his head”? 5 ways burning coals are understood.

And, six guidelines (when you feel like getting revenge). Continue reading

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Get off the guilt trip

It’s possible to hurt ourselves and others when we don’t deal constructively with guilt in a grace-based, future-oriented way. Continue reading

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Did I commit the unforgivable sin?

Aside from specifically identifying blasphemy against the Spirit, we can at least say that it included… Continue reading

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When forgotten and deserted

It hurts to be forgotten and deserted. But when faced with such experiences, we only multiply our pain when we choose… Continue reading

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Can we earn God’s forgiveness?

We will never forgive others to the extent that Continue reading

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