God’s Forgiveness

August 24th, 2013

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Psalm 86:1-10

It’s hard to ask for forgiveness. Sometimes it’s easier to grant forgiveness than it is to ask for forgiveness. We are very hard on ourselves and think that no one, not even God, will forgive us for what we have done.

In Micah 7:19, we read: “You will again have compassion on us; you will tread our sins underfoot and hurl all our iniquities into the depths of the sea.” If we travelled to the literal bottom of the ocean, some 36,000 feet below sea level; will we suddenly find all of those sins? No, it is a metaphor God used to say that He will put our sins far away from us, when we turn from them and ask for His forgiveness.

Corrie ten Boom put it well when she said, “God has taken our sin. He has thrown it into the sea of forgetfulness, and he has posted a sign that says, ‘No fishing allowed.’”

How great it is to know that we have a loving and merciful God who not only forgives but promises to forget what we have done. We only have to ask for his forgiveness.

Author: Yonette R. Moorgan


3 Responses to “God’s Forgiveness”

  1. Drew Says:

    August 24th, 2013 at 3:38 am

    These devotionals lately that have been talking about God’s mercy and forgiveness have been so encouraging!

  2. Duane Brush Says:

    August 26th, 2013 at 8:17 am

    Thanks, Drew! It is always encouraging to hear that the devotionals are a blessing to our readers.

  3. Thomas Amsinger Says:

    November 1st, 2013 at 7:53 am

    I am seeking God’s forgiveness for the many sins that I have been responsible for over my lifetime. I have repented of my belief and assertion that I was a prophet and realize that’s not correct. I also thought that I was the Mashiach and Holy Spirit of God and that is not correct. I have not properly honored my deceased parents and have not cleaned up after myself, wherever I lived. I am facing the loss of my automobile, severe financial distress, potential homelessness, isolation from others and endless worry that God may punish me with eternal torment, upon my death. I was involved in a well designed trap which included my middle initial being I. This means my very name, Thomas I. Amsinger, appears to be a fulfillment of Bible prophecy, but prophecy that reduces me to a false prophet. I did visit with many people during the 26 years since beginning as a false prophet. There appears to be very little can do. I am still praying for forgiveness, but am likely to become homeless, although I still work and have an income. I might be able to transition into two internet work from home jobs also. My primary concern is making peace with God and avoiding homelessness. Both goals appear to be extremely difficult and I have no control over God’s decisions and He has not sent me a dream that assures me of eternal life thus far. I have been contemplating a suicide to end my struggle also, as homelessness would involve many problems and I also suffer type2 diabetees. The shelters fill up each not at about 6PM and then there is another that takes everyone at 8PM. That one takes everyone, but likely not enough beds for everyone. Everyone must leave by 6:30AM the next morning. My health would likely deteriorate quickly and there is sickness among the homeless. Jumping off a bridge into a big river might quickly end my life, but likely I would face eternal torment thereafter. I don’t want eternal damnation, nor eternal non-existence. I am seeking God provide salvation from this world and placement into the Kingdom of Heaven with serious change to be conducted to create an obedient and compliant individual with home the Universe can be shared. I know the details of my errors and how wrong I have been in the past. I cannot change anything in the past. What are the Bible teachings that can provide me with spiritual peace from my troubles?

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