While we often talk about forgiving someone, we often miss how to recover from the hurt. Listen in as special guest co-host Jewel Taylor talks us through it!
This week, we wrap up our series on forgiveness by looking at the unforgiving servant in Matthew 18.
This week, we’re taking a look at how to properly handle an offense the way Jesus prescribes in Matthew 18.
Forgiveness is a STICKY subject for most of us, but is required by God. Let’s check out what the HE says about it.
Hey family, Hope you all are well! I was thinking about forgiveness and decided to do a quick post. My pastor, Bishop Larry Elliott often says “unforgiveness” is the number one sin among Christian people. That’s a little surprising, since our salvation was based in God loving us enough to forgive us–but Bishop raises a good point. When someone wrongs us, as they often do, there’s no doubt that it hurts us–sometimes to the core, especially if it’s family, spouse, kids or close friend. And in many cases, we are JUSTIFIED to be upset with the offending parties. The thing is, though, we ARE NOT JUSTIFIED to have an unforgiving heart, mind and attitude toward them. “But, Blen, he left me high and dry with the baby and no money”, “she stole my man”, “they tricked me”, “teased me”, “broke my heart”, “violated my trust”, “said I wouldn’t be anything”, abused me”….I know, y’all, I get it and understand–they were wrong and you should be hot. Let’s take a look at this from God’s perspective. …