The illustration of The Desire to be Forgiven highlights the deep desire that most people have to be forgiven. This illustration comes from Ernest Hemingway’s short story about the broken relationship between a Spanish father and his teenage son, Paco. From God’s perspective, it is most important to be forgiven as well as forgive. See … Continue reading Forgiveness Illustration – The Universal Desire to be Forgiven
Bible Summary. Most bad relationships are a result of vanity, strife, or envy. Many times strife starts off with a simple pat or tease, but then turns into a slap or insult. We need to show love and forgiveness as God loved us first and has forgiven us. Lying and keeping secrets from one another … Continue reading Strife, Unforgiveness, and Untruthfulness Cause Bad Relationships
Bible Summary. An important reason to forgive others is in order for us to have a relationship with God and to be a child of God. Jesus is our example of why it is so important for us to forgive others and not to judge others. Jesus showed us that we can forgive others, and … Continue reading Why Is it Importance to Forgive?
Bible Summary. God’s character embodies the definition of compassion. God desires to free others from their suffering. He has compassion for people that are lost. He has compassion for people that repent and have a true desire to turn away from their sin. God has compassion for people that have faith in Him. God’s compassion … Continue reading Bible Definition of Compassion
Bible Summary. There are many consequences and curses of unforgiveness. Jesus teaches us that if we do not have in our hearts the ability to forgive, God will not forgive us. Another consequence of unforgiveness is that unforgiveness prevents us from coming into God’s presence. Having unforgiveness in our heart means that we are in … Continue reading Consequences and Curses of Unforgiveness
Bible Summary. A simple definition of unforgiveness is “a grudge against someone who has offended you”. Another definition of unforgiveness is not having the compassion to forgive. Unforgiveness is a sin that causes us to think and do evil things. See below for Biblical commentary and advice concerning the definition of unforgiveness. Unforgiveness Find More … Continue reading What is the Biblical Definition of Unforgiveness?