'forgiveness' tagged posts

Releasing Resentment

When you think about great men and women of the Bible, King David’s name inevitably comes up. In fact, many would say he was their favourite. But if you take the time to look at how he finished his life, it did not seem to end very well. His last words to Solomon in 1…

Finding Joy in Forgiveness

Whenever I am asked about living in Edmonton, I find myself a little hesitant to answer. You see, my wife and I have lived in many different parts of Western Canada. We have traveled to Mexico, Ireland, Germany, Austria, Czech Republic and parts of the United States. Each place we have lived or visited has…

Maximum Forgiveness, Maximum Love

Have you ever stopped in the middle of the Lord’s Prayer and said to yourself. “I can’t do it!” The hurt that you experienced was so deep and so painful that there was no way you could see yourself forgiving the wrong. When you came to the words, “…forgive us our trespasses as we forgive…

Forgiven to Forgive

Because we live in a world where “winning” is seemingly all that matters, sometimes we have a hard time fully understanding God’s forgiveness and His sacrificed life for us. We believe Jesus died for our sins, but we don’t fully understand how that affects our lives. There were many things from the death of Christ…

Rich in Christ

Whenever I go grocery shopping, inevitably I end up in the “slow” line. Sometimes it is a new cashier in training and other times it is a price check. But there have been the odd times where the person paying for their groceries did not have enough money or their card didn’t work. I think…