For Reading and Meditation: Proverbs 11:16-31
Those who know how to be merciful are men and women to be envied. They get back what they give. Psychologists are always pointing out that our attitudes and emotions are contagious. Scripture puts the same truth in these words: "A man that hath friends must shew himself friendly" (
Bible Verses: Proverbs 11:16-31Proverbs 18:24Matthew 18:23-35Matthew 6:15James 2:13
There is a definite order to be followed in connection with Scriptural forgiveness. If we would follow this order we would save ourselves a lot of headaches and heartaches.
The first thing to do when you have been wronged is to forgive that person in your heart. You don't tell him yet that he has been forgiven, but by forgiving him in your heart, you leave the matter between the Lord and him. This prevents your gastric juices from turning into sulphuric acid, and saves you from other...
Bible Verses: Ephesians 4:32Matthew 18:15Matthew 18:16Matthew 18:17Matthew 18:23-35
"Then Peter came to Jesus and asked: Lord, how many times shall I forgive my brother when he sins against me? Up to seven times?"
Perhaps no other lesson is harder to learn - than to be forgiving. It never gets easy, to bear injury or wrong. Yet the lesson is essential. We can ask Divine forgiveness for our own sins - only when we are ready to forgive those who sin against...
Bible Verses: Matthew 18:21-35
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