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Forgiveness Is A Wonderful Thing!

Ephesians 4:32

Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.

IMG_0301In golf – some players take mulligans (sort of like a do over). It is not something you’re supposed to assume – it is something your playing partner might offer. Normally – when there wasn’t time to warm up – someone might say – mulligans on the first tee – which means you can take a second tee shot if your first one is a duffer. Of course – when you take a mulligan – you have to play it – even if your mulligan shot is worse than your original shot!

Do overs in life can be a help too – like when you have said or done something you shouldn’t have and want to make amends. Saying you were sorry often helps – but making corrections to what you said or did goes beyond simply words. Oh how I wish I had some do overs in life.

Forgiveness is a wonderful thing! I did a reading plan recently on forgiveness. I started a new one this week – you can read along here. I urge our readers to get into a regular habit of reading the Word of God. Continue reading

April 23, 2015 Posted by | Community, Daily Devotion, Discipleship, Encouragement, Evangelism, Faith Journey, Family, From the Pastor, Leadership, Marriage, Outreach, Personal, Theology | , , , , , , | Leave a comment

   

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