Category Archives: Forgiveness and Prayer

5 Benefits of Forgiving Others

  There are so many benefits you can reap when you forgive others.  I will put them into five categories: 1. Forgiving others frees us from the consequences of not forgiving. When we forgive we avoid all the consequences we … Continue reading

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Five Reasons Why Forgiving Another Seems So Difficult

1. Pride. Pride I think is the main reason why it’s so hard to forgive. Pride makes it harder for us to trust God. We say to ourselves, I don’t want to forgive, and I don’t have to!  And so … Continue reading

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Forgiving Yourself

  Forgiving yourself is what you will naturally do when you accept and receive God’s forgiveness.  When you are forgiven by Him, His forgiveness flows to you and gives you the strength you need to forgive yourself. The reason why … Continue reading

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Why We Sometimes Don’t Feel Forgiven 

    God tells us in 1 John 1:9 that if we confess our sins He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.  This verse doesn’t say anything about repentance, but … Continue reading

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How to Receive and Be Cleansed By God’s Forgiveness

  God’s forgiveness is a gift that we receive by faith.  Just as we were saved by His grace through faith (Eph. 2:8-9), His constant, day by day forgiveness also comes by grace through faith.  We can’t earn it by … Continue reading

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How to Forgive: 9 Steps to Follow

According to Matthew 5:23-24, the first thing we are to do when we remember that someone has something against us, is to go quickly and make friends with him, even if we are in the middle of prayer.  In fact, … Continue reading

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The Consequences of Not Forgiving: Five Progressive Steps

   D. L. Moody, in his book, Prevailing prayer, said, “…When you go into the door of God’s kingdom, you go in through the door of forgiveness…If we are unwilling to forgive others, God cannot forgive us.”  Consequently, if He … Continue reading

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