Here is the devotional: Honestly, some of us need to forgive God. When something bad has happened in our lives, or something didn’t happen the way we expected, it’s easy to ask, “How could God let this happen?"But God is not your enemy. His intentions and actions toward you are always good. First John 1:5… Continue reading I Forgive You, But…| Day 4: Do You Need To Forgive God?
Here is the devotional: The more Barbara and I studied, the more we learned that forgiveness is how God deals with mankind. He is not a grudge-holder, but a forgiving father. Since you are his child, you should (and can!) also be a forgiver. It’s for your ultimate benefit. Harboring unforgiveness is like drinking poison… Continue reading I Forgive You, But…| Day 3: Forgiveness Unclogs Your Blessings Pipe
Here is the devotional: When the Lord told me that forgiveness was the answer for Barbara, I realized there was more to forgiveness than I had thought. Each of us started our relationship with God through forgiveness. Colossians 2:13 says, “When you were dead in your transgressions …, He made you alive together with Him,… Continue reading I Forgive You, But…| Day 2: Supernatural Help To Forgive
Here is the devotional: Barbara came to church not long after my husband, the founding pastor, had unexpectedly died, and I had taken over his job as pastor.Barbara caught my eye because she seemed unhappy and downtrodden. Her shoulders were hunched over, she didn’t make eye contact, and looked as if she would cry spontaneously.… Continue reading I Forgive You, But…| Day 1: Life Can Be So Unfair
Here is the devotional: God had all His plans in place when He created us. He knew exactly how much everything was going to cost, knew exactly what His ultimate goal was, and knew how everything was going to turn out.So what is God’s plan? Theologian J. I. Packer, in talking about the overarching narrative… Continue reading The Lies We Believe About God: Day 4 | God’s Plans Cannot Be Stopped