Years and years have passed since the time of my devotion. I am old and limited in my activities, but I still believe that we must be forgiving to all who mistreat us in any way.
I’ve found that still, all these years later, I may think I’ve truly forgiven someone, only to find that I am attaching conditions to that forgiveness. God doesn’t do that. If I’m forgiven, I’m absolutely forgiven, and my sin is removed from me as far as the east is from the west. (Psalm 103:12
So, if we forgive someone, we must completely forgive them. And that takes work and prayer.
I haven’t left my trailer for over 3 months, and I don’t know who I need to forgive for that. But God has blessed me, I have plenty to eat, a warm (or cool) place to live, and friends who often check up on me and offer me their help. God is always good.
— Ken Claar
I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what is it that you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage. May we all open our eyes and see the misery, open our ears and hear the cries of God’s People and like God through the Lord Jesus Christ, be incarnate amongst them.”
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