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What Forgiveness Really Is

A lot has happened lately that has caused me to really question this act called forgiveness. What exactly is forgiveness? People offer counsel to the hurting, encouraging them to forgive and forget but really what is forgiveness? Is forgiveness something that should be done within one's self or is there a need for the both parties to come together and try to iron out differences? From close observation, research and personal experience, I've come to understand that we are not really acting according to the Word of God. I'm choosing to share with you the understanding I got from the whole thing so that we can all learn a thing or two and apply it.

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Only Jesus can

“Whoever drinks of the water that I shall give him will never thirst.”
Jn 4:14 NKJV The line from an old hit song goes, “Looking for love in all the wrong places.” That was true of a woman Jesus met at a well in Samaria. Here’s her story: (1) She tried religion but it didn’t satisfy her. She told Jesus, “Our fathers worshiped on this mountain, and you Jews say that in Jerusalem is the place where one ought to worship” (v. 20 NKJV).

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Choose gratitude

“Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits.” 
Ps 103:2 He sat on the park bench so depressed-looking that a policeman tried to console him. “Something the matter?” “Yeah,” he replied. “A few months ago my grandfather left me $500,000 and some oil wells.” The policeman responded, “That doesn’t sound like something to be upset over.” “Yeah, but you haven’t heard the whole story. Last month my uncle left me $1,000,000.”

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You can change

“Lengthen your cords, and strengthen your stakes.” 
Isa 54:2 NKJV The desire to change is the key to growth in any area of life. Most of us desire improvement, yet at the same time we resist change. But you can’t have one without the other! Change is possible only if you want it badly enough. As Fred Smith, the founder of Federal Express, observed: “You are the way you are, because that’s the way you want to be.

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