Posts Tagged ‘forgiveness’

A Stab in the Back

“If anyone thinks he is religious and does not bridle his tongue but deceives his heart, this person’s religion is worthless.” (James 1:26) There is not one person reading this devotional right now who has not had a verbal stab in the back. At one time or another, people are caught with their venomous tongues…

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Pardon Refused

“Who is a God like you, who pardons sin and forgives the transgression of the remnant of his inheritance? You do not stay angry forever but delight to show mercy.” (Micah 7:18) Do you know the story of George Wilson? He was convicted of robbing the US Mail and given a death sentence for the…

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Forgiveness Is Mine

“For I will forgive their sins and remember their wickedness no more.”  (Hebrews 8:12) I read a humorous story several years ago about a prisoner who was released from prison after serving his sentence. Released from his cell and past the guard gates, he walked into the fresh air of a brand new, free world.…

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