What is the basis for forgiveness? A better question is this: WHO is the ultimate source of forgiveness? It is vitally important that we start at the right place. God is the ultimate source of forgiveness. Why? Because God is morally perfect. He is sinless, blameless, and altogether perfect. That is why His primary attribute … Continue reading Forgiveness
Timeless truths about your forgiveness. Forgiveness is the key to life and eternity. Only forgiven people will enter heaven. How exactly are you forgiven? God is perfect and cannot allow sin into heaven. All of us are sinful, no exceptions! Sin creates a debt (for the wages of sin is death, Romans 6:23) and we … Continue reading You are forgiven!
Timeless truths on forgiveness and forgetting. Joseph forgave his brothers after they sold him into slavery. Chuck Lynch in his excellent book, I should forgive, But… cites a number of great common excuses for not forgiving. Let’s examine this one: “I should forgive, but I can’t forget.” Unfortunately, some religious person without much knowledge of … Continue reading Forgiving & Forgetting??
Timeless truths about the price of forgiveness. In discussing the life of Joseph, forgiveness is key. My friend, Chuck Lynch, has written one of the best books on forgiveness I’ve ever read: I should Forgive, But… Dr. Lynch shares a number of popular reasons why we find it difficult to forgive. In each reason, there … Continue reading I should forgive, but…
Timeless truths on forgiveness. Joseph was betrayed by his brothers, slandered by his employer, forgotten by his friends. Through it all he forgave. He suffered tremendous consequences as a result of the actions of others. It appeared his life was ruined when his brothers sold him into slavery. He was a young teenage boy. Then … Continue reading The freedom of Forgiveness