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The Need to Forgive Even If You Don’t Reconcile

Sometimes you can forgive a person and reconcile. Other times you can forgive but can’t reconcile. The first opportunity is transactional while the second is attitudinal. Either way, you can experience freedom from the sin of others if you will forgive. Listen to the podcast… Continue Reading …

A Marriage That Is Living In the Freedom Of a Forgiven Past

It took a few years of doing our marriage the wrong way before we decided to blow it up and start over again. The first call to action was for both of us to experience brokenness before the cross of Christ. Listen to the podcast… Continue Reading …

Am I To Forgive Someone Who Is Not Asking?

Member Mailbag – As a believer does God’s Word require me to forgive a relative of mine time after time–essentially let her off the hook–for her unkind behavior and attitude toward me, and the many cruel and untrue things she has done behind my back… Continue Reading …

Pre-Forgiveness: Prerequisite Before You Can Genuinely Forgive

Have you ever granted forgiveness to someone who hurt you? Did you mean it? I mean, did you really, really mean it, or did you just say, “I forgive you” because it is the Christian thing to do? Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are on iTunes,… Continue Reading …

There Is a Danger When You Try to Forgive Yourself

Forgiving yourself is an odd teaching that has crept into the Christian’s understanding of sanctification. It’s the idea of self-forgiveness. “You just need to forgive yourself” is a standard way this secular doctrine is put forth within the Christian community. Listen to the Podcast You… Continue Reading …

A Time to Forgive – A Time You Can’t Forgive

Forgiveness is the exclusive domain and the divinely given privilege of the redeemed. It is the only way any of us experience release from what we have done wrong. Forgiveness is the means of grace that allows us to have relationships the way God intended.… Continue Reading …

Day 19 – Teen Devotion: “Will God Forgive Me?”

Day 19 - Teen Devotion_ _Will God Forgive Me

The gospel frees us from all our past sins, but some Christians do not know how to experience release. There are things in the rearview mirror that continue to drag them down. To live in the freedom of a guilt-free life is an elusive dream.… Continue Reading …

I Had Sex As a Teen. Will God Forgive Me?

The gospel frees us from all our past sins, but some Christians do not know how to be released from their past actions. The long-term guilt can be deadly to their souls, as well as their current relationships. That’s what happened to Mable. Listen to… Continue Reading …

Case Study: I Will Forgive But Never Forget

Case Study_ I Will Forgive But I'll Never Forget

Mable caught her husband, Biff, with another woman. After months of counseling, tears, and repentance Biff has come clean with Mable and is working to restore his relationship with her, the Lord, and their children. Over the past year, he has sinned in many other… Continue Reading …

Parenting, Day 3 – Non-negotiable First Step to Build a Happy Home

Parenting, Day 3 - Non-negotiable First Step to Build a Happy Home

Christians enjoy and benefit from the gospel because of forgiveness (See Romans 10:9, 13). For example, we confessed our sin, requested forgiveness, and our kind Lord forgave us. Confession, forgiveness, and reconciliation are the stepping stones to happiness (Deuteronomy 33:29). If you want a happy… Continue Reading …