Aug.24: Forgiveness is the greatest expression of love


Want to scratch the surface for hope? Colossians 3:13- “bearing with one another, and forgiving each other, whoever has a complaint against anyone: just as the Lord forgave you, so also should you.”(NAS)

Have you ever thought you had forgiven someone for a past hurt only to have it rear it’s ugly head again? I have. During my college years I had a close friend break a confidence in public. Well I hung onto that hurt too long and all it did was rob my peace. It was my pride that got in the way until He convicted me and I finally let go and forgave. The enemy would like us to be in a constant role of worry, anger, self doubt, and frustration. Sometimes it takes a lot of sorting, lots of prayers, and time, but God forgives us when we confess with sincere hearts. Take it to Him in prayer and have a load lifted from your shoulders.

Photo by:
Jay Smith Photography

About bshiveofhope

I have been lead to hold a number of differnt occupations over my working years. Surprisingly, most of which I could have never forcast for myself. They include- Nurse, wife, mother, florist, nana, writer, custodian, and now blogger. With these vocations have come many life experiences. I love catchy words and phrases.They are easy to remember and when shared can be a source of encouragement and hope. The meanings are not new their counterparts can be found in the reliable book of life, the Bible. We were made for community so let's build each other up with hope and encouragment.
This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s