What is forgiveness of sins? Is God really willing to give us a fresh start? Or are there things that are beyond what even a loving God will forgive?
For broken relationships to heal, both parties must be willing to forgive and move on. What if you are willing to forgive, but the other party holds grudges?
Learning how to forgive is not only the right thing to do, it is the healthy thing to do. It can also be very difficult. Forgiving someone else boils down to a choice to follow Jesus’ example and to have faith that God will take care of all injustice. Harboring resentment can destroy us.
Does God want us to be mired in guilt and regrets, or does He provide a way out of them? What do you need to know about forgiving yourself?
The New Testament Passover service is one of the most personal of all the Christian festivals. It also teaches a great lesson in forgiveness.
We must receive God’s forgiveness! But He also tells us we must learn to forgive—even when it hurts. These concepts can help.
The parable of the prodigal son shows a forgiving father receiving his lost son back into the family. The older son was not so forgiving. What would we have done?
The not-so-good decisions in our lives can stay with us for years. Even after the effects have worn off, regrets can remain. Thankfully, there are steps we can take to live without regrets.
Did Jesus give His apostles authority to forgive or not forgive sins? If so, did that carry over to the ministers of His Church today? Who is really able to forgive sins?
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