While they were stoning him, Stephen . . . fell on 
his knees and cried out, “Lord, do not 
hold this sin against them.” - Acts 7:59-60 (NIV)

I spent my youth feeling angry and bitter. When I was 30, my marriage was falling apart. In the midst of that pain, I discovered the Bible. I came to believe that through Christ my sins could be forgiven. What relief! What joy! And yet I struggled to forgive others....

Today's Prayer
All-forgiving God, free us from guilt and bitterness so that we may rest in your grace. Amen.
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Today's Reading
Matthew 18:23-35

Thought for the Day

God’s grace can wash away all sin.

Prayer Focus

Someone I’m struggling to forgive


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