Showing posts from January 25, 2014

On Forgiveness

One of the most difficult things to do.  It's something that I always need God to help me with.

How can I forgive someone who does not even deserve it?

 Should I forgive when there is no apology?

Why does God say that He will forgive us as we forgive others?

In pondering these doo-dads that float around inside my brain, I go to the source for my answers.  The Word of God teaches that He will forgive us as we forgive others.  He also says that the heart is deceitful above all things (Jer.17:9). Does that mean my heart too?

So as I read further I understand that the wicked, evil person is being called back to God, because God loves us all. And as I draw near to him, I am changed.  As I allow Him to fill my heart, I am overwhelmed with His thoughts and His ways.

This is what God says about the contrite and humble spirit:

Isaiah 57: 18. I have seen his ways, and will heal him.  I will lead him also and restore comforts unto him and to his mourners.  19. I create the fruit of the l…