Joy of My Heart with Anne Graham Lotz - April 1

April 1

He Will Forgive You

Forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors.

Matthew 6:12, nkjv

Jesus, the Lamb of God, God’s own Son, was sacrificed on the altar of a wooden Roman cross.

Normally, crucifixion victims cursed and screamed obscenities and even passed into unconsciousness from the initial pain. Jesus reacted in a stunningly different way—He prayed, “Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing” (Luke 23:34, niv). Fifty days later when Peter preached at Pentecost, Jesus’ prayer was answered when some of the very men who crucified Him repented of their sins, placed their faith in Him, and were baptized in His Name!

If God could forgive the men who nailed His Son to the Cross, why do you think He won’t forgive you?

Just Give me Jesus, (Nashville: W Publishing Group, 2000).

©2004 Anne Graham Lotz. All rights reserved.


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