Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Forgiveness Is Critical



It Is Written, Matthew 6:14, 15, for if you forgive men their trespasses your Heavenly Father will forgive you. But if you do not forgive men their trespasses neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.
It Is Written, Ephesians 1:7, and Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of His grace.
One of the hardest things for most people to do, is to forgive someone. Sometimes our anger blinds us to some important truths.
Forgiveness is so important to God, that He sent His only son to spill His blood and die for people who hated Him and committed unspeakable sins.
When you forgive someone, you make satan angry, you bring peace to yourself, and you please God by honoring His wishes. By the way, His wishes are actually commands, given for our benefit.
The old cliché, anger and unforgiveness is like taking poison, and expecting the one you are angry with to die, is a good description of what unforgiveness is. Forgiveness really does bring you peace in your heart, and brings you closer to God.
One more point. The other person probably doesn't know or care about whether you forgive him or not. He may be happy that your anger is eating you up though. If you don't forgive, the other guy wins. Forgive, and you win. Have a blessed day. Praise the Lord!
Remember Jesus Loves You
Prayer of Salvation
Lord Jesus, I thank you for what you did on the cross for me. Your blood washed away all my sins, by your stripes I was healed, your death and resurrection brought me salvation. Please forgive my sins, and come into my heart as my personal Savior.
Thank You
Amen