Tag Archives: Forgiveness

What Does It Mean to “Receive” Forgiveness?

I would like to interact with a couple of statements that I read recently about forgiveness. A. Christian apologist Nick Peters wrote a post entitled “Can I Be Forgiven?”  Peters refers to Jesus’ parable about the unmerciful servant in Matthew … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: Do Yourself a Favor…Forgive, by Joyce Meyer

Joyce Meyer.  Do Yourself a Favor…Forgive: Learn How to Take Control of Your Life Through Forgiveness.  New York, Boston, Nashville: FaithWords, 2012.  See here to buy the book. I saw this book at the library, and I reluctantly decided to … Continue reading

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Repentance, Forgiveness, and the State Clemency Board

I was flipping through channels last night before going to bed, and I came across some hearings that were being conducted by the state Board of Pardons and Clemency.  This channel is sort of like a local C-Span—-it probably is … Continue reading

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Forgiveness and Giving

At church this morning, the overall theme of the service was forgiveness.  Also, someone from an organization that serves veterans spoke to us, particularly about the problem of veteran homelessness. Where am I on forgiveness?  Well, I do try to … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: Forgiving Our Fathers and Mothers

Leslie Leyland Fields and Dr. Jill Hubbard.  Forgiving Our Fathers and Mothers: Finding Freedom From Hurt and Hate.  Nashville: W. Publishing Group (an imprint of Thomas Nelson), 2014. I decided to read this book because I am interested in the … Continue reading

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Peck on Forgiveness

I started M. Scott Peck’s Further Along the Road Less Traveled: The Unending Journey Toward Spiritual Growth.  In my latest reading, one topic that Peck discussed was forgiveness.  According to Peck, some people act as if forgiveness is an easy … Continue reading

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Forgiving Each Day in Prayer

When I was doing my daily quiet time recently in the Book of Numbers, studying Numbers 28, I checked my notes on that chapter that I took a few years ago.  Numbers 28-29 is about the sacrifices that are offered … Continue reading

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