And then there are the times when we sin.
When we sin we need the Lords forgiveness and mercy. We must humble
ourselves and ask Him to forgive us.
Sometimes when we have sinned we may
. "Oh, I've done it again." (But God would say to us
. "Done what
again?") We feel bad that we've let the Lord down again.
Or sometimes we may do such an awful thing and
we feel so ashamed. We find it hard to believe that the Lord could actually
forgive us for doing such a rotten thing. We feel that the sin has not been
washed away and forgotten.
Well, let us not rely on our feelings, what
does the bible say?:-
"If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to
forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness." (1 John 1 v 9)
When we sin let us really hold on to this verse.
Let us really believe that
God does forgive us according to this promise.
Remember the Lord is so
merciful (Psalm 103 v 10-12
+ v 3) God is greater than our biggest sin. He
can forgive and cleanse us from the biggest sin.
Thank and praise the Lord.
Summary of Part One
God does not condemn us. It is easier for us to
believe this in theory, but sometimes harder to accept in practice. Let us
really believe Romans 8 v 1:-
" There is therefore now no condemnation to
them which are in Christ Jesus who walk not after the flesh, but after the
At times we may live as though this verse was not true. Let us
rather take this verse deep down into our hearts and minds and believe it is
"For if our heart condemn us God is greater
than our heart and knoweth all things." (1 John 3 v 20) "
Happy is he
that condemneth not himself in that thing which he alloweth." (Romans 14 v 22)
I hope you will join me in part two.
Who Condemns Us? / Perfect In
Christ / Striving To Do More /
Forgiveness / Accepting
Ourselves. / 'And He Loves Me'
Glorious / Other
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