Wednesday, March 26, 2014
What Is Real Forgiveness?
by Rick Warren
“Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.” (Ephesians 4:32 NIV)
We continue our meditation on 1 Corinthians 1:30:
"But of Him you are in Christ Jesus, who became for us wisdom from God
--and righteousness and sanctification and redemption."
Some people will argue that playing Santa has many negative effects. I would like to respond to some of these objections:
I woke up at 2am to an unwelcome visitor. Unfortunately, I have become all too acquainted with this presence. I don’t know how to explain it.
"Do not take revenge, my dear friends, but leave room for God’s wrath, for it is written: ‘It is mine to avenge; I will repay,’ says the Lord.” (Romans 12:19 NIV)