Linda L. Isaacs (New York, USA)
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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....
God’s grace can wash away all sin.
Someone I’m struggling to forgive
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While several strategies for reopening the world are being discussed, I encourage you—the people of God everywhere—to allow this season to be a formative one during which you can make new discoveries about God and increase your faith. Use this time to embark on a life of prayer, a life of study, and a life of action—involvement in the community.”