Why We Should Seek And Offer Forgiveness

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Because we need forgiveness from God, we must, therefore, forgive our fellow human beings for their evil ways.

However, there are times when the Devil caused people to push you to limits that make it virtually impossible to offer forgiveness to those individuals, But remember that God through Jesus continually forgives you of your sins. We have to find it in our hearts to forgive those who wrong you.

Forgiveness is letting go and building the confidence necessary to experience healthy and positive growth. It is deciding that you will no longer be locked in the past as a victim of circumstances. You will not perpetuate unhealthy lifestyle through blame and anger. That you will instead access the strength and love that God gives you to fulfil the unique purpose for which you were, created.

What does the Bible tell us about forgiveness?

Colossians 3:13 Forbearing one another, and forgiving one another if any man quarrels with any: even as Christ forgave you, so also do ye.

Matthew 6:14-15 For if ye forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you: But if ye forgive not men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.

Ephesians 4:32 And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ’s sake hath forgiven you.

Luke 6:37 Judge not, and ye shall not be, judged: condemn not, and ye shall not be, condemned: forgive, and ye shall be, forgiven:

Isaiah 1:18 Come now, and let us reason together, saith the Lord: though your sins are as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they are red like crimson, they shall be as wool.

Mighty God, I am before you now asking that you help me to forgive those that wrong me, as you have forgiven me of all my sins. Father, you know how difficult this can be when the Devil sends his minions to cause chaos and confusion.

Everlasting God, I know that you will be the conscience I need to overcome all adversities and allow me to forgive. Father, I am asking for your help to assist my family in all that they require and that if I am unable to fulfil the obligation that they too will forgive me, in Jesus name Amen.