John W. Garcia M. (Cali, Colombia)
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Peter came to Jesus and asked, “Lord, how many times shall I forgive my brother or sister who sins against me? Up to seven times?” Jesus answered, “I tell you, not seven times, but seventy-seven times.” - Matthew 18:21-22 (NIV)
Within a month of my starting to attend church, a friend invited me to participate in a church-sponsored event called “Encounter with Christ.” At the event, today’s reading and quoted verse had a profound impact on me.
After the event, I called my son’s mother. Since our separation we had...
Forgiveness can transform my relationship with God and others.
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Seeing young people, both men and women, participate in and write their testimonies at The Upper Room daily devotional writers’ workshop in Yangon, 2019, has been a highlight for me. The event and testimonies led to the publication of the first Lenten devotional in the Myanmar language. I truly believe that through The Upper Room ministry, the Lord will continue to equip people in Myanmar to grow and to share the gospel of Jesus Christ.”
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