I apologize

If anyone reading this feels that I owe you an apology for anything I have said or done, I ask your forgiveness, in other words, I apologize.

Every morning on our drive to school, which is six miles from where we live, I pray with my grandson and I always end by saying, “And now we pray as Jesus taught His disciples, Our Father…” For the past few days when I get to the part that says, “And forgive us” I really stop and think about it. Am I a forgiving person?

We have been through such a divisive time in our country, it seems like everyone is mad at everyone! Don’t you think it’s about time we got over it and quit acting like children? We are old enough to have had time to learn a lot of life lessons yet we still need apologies and if we don’t get one we just “delete” that person from our life and our social network!

God forgives us according to how we have forgiven others.

Psalm 130:1-8 Help, God—the bottom has fallen out of my life! Master, hear my cry for help! Listen hard! Open your ears! Listen to my cries for mercy.  If you God, kept records on wrongdoings, who would stand a chance? As it turns out, forgiveness is your habit, and that’s why you’re worshiped.  I pray to God—my life a prayer—and wait for what he’ll say and do. My life’s on the line before God, my Lord, waiting and watching till morning, waiting and watching till morning. O Israel, wait and watch for God—with God’s arrival comes love, with God’s arrival comes generous redemption. In the King James Bible verse three uses the word “iniquity” translated from “avon“. In Strong’s concordance it means, evil fault, sin, iniquity, guilt, blame moral illness, perversion, and crookedness. “Avon” comes from “avah” which means to bend or distort, so iniquity is “evil bent” within humans or the “crooked” direction or “warped” deeds of sinners. Knowing that iniquity is something too heavy to bear by fallen man God promised that His Suffering Servant would bear the iniquities of His people. Isaiah 53:11Out of that terrible travail of soul, he’ll see that it’s worth it and be glad he did it. Through what he experienced, my righteous one, my servant, will make many “righteous ones,” as he himself carries the burden of their sins.

Luke 7:47 “Her sins, which are many, are forgiven, for she loved much. But to whom little is forgiven, the same loves little.”

If you have been forgiven of a lot, then you need to forgive, just let it go. If you feel you can’t do it on your own just ask Jesus to help, you can do it!

About harolene

Thank you for stopping by for a visit! If you read my thoughts you will see that I am sometimes serious, at other times sappy or funny, occasionally I am sad and sentimental, but I am always sincere! I am a single mother who raised two children, born ten years apart and different sexes so first it was bows and dolls, pretty dresses and boys! When my son was born it was rough and tumble games, baseball, soccer, wrestling and girls! I am known for my "smile" and for my default answer to any situation, "no problem", which was something I didn't realize I did until it was pointed out to me! I am a moon watcher and a star gazer. I am astounded and feel so small knowing that every creature that has ever walked the face of this earth has gazed upon that same beautiful orb that my eyes can behold on any night when the earth is not wearing her cloak of clouds. My parents have made me the person that I am. Their love, veracity in all areas of life, humor and passion for their work and each other have given me hope that my life can actually be a happy one! Chances are if you are reading this you already know all this but again, I appreciate your stopping by! While you're here hit the "Like" button for me and thanks for checking in!
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One Response to I apologize

  1. Vicki Melton says:

    Forgive, heal and move on with the Holy Spirit at your side!

    Liked by 1 person

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