Unashamed of Jesus

“Whenever you stand praying, forgive, if you have anything against anyone, so that your Father who is in heaven will also forgive you your transgressions. Mark 11:25

One of the hardest and most liberating things to do is forgive. By human nature we like to hold on to grudges. Maybe somebody hurt or wronged you, we feel like it gives us power to hold these people hostage for their sins. But really what we are doing, is trapping ourselves in our own prisons. When we get the power to forgive someone, God gives us the power to have peace!

I know it sound cliché and maybe even impossible. How can you forgive someone who has hurt you? The problem is the tragedy already happened, so while you can’t go back in the past, you can control your future. God didn’t tell us to forgive people to be cruel to us…

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