Powered by 4 - February 18, 2012

 

Asking and Giving

today's reading.
Luke 17:1-10    And he said to his disciples, "Temptations to sin are sure to come, but woe to the one through whom they come...

the blog.
There's something about forgiveness. It can be so sweet, but it can also be really difficult. Let me explain. When someone forgives us, it feels great and we love forgiveness. But asking for forgiveness is difficult and granting forgiveness can be even tougher, especially if the person asking you to forgive them has hurt you deeply or if they are a repeat offender. So many times it's easier, maybe even feels better, to hold on to our hurt and anger, than to follow Jesus' directive that "we must forgive" (Luke 17:4).

So what's your "M.O." (mode of operation) when it comes to forgiving? Why is it so important for us to forgive? Tami W.

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