For the most part, forgiveness is not a one-time event. Jesus says in Luke 17:4, “If your brother sins against you seven times a day, and even seven times comes back to you and says, ‘I repent,’ forgive him.” Watch this moment of hope and learn how it’s never too late to choose the road to forgiveness.
Worry becomes a well-rehearsed tape in your mind. You know you shouldn’t worry, but you can’t seem to turn the worry tape off. Fortunately, God doesn’t simply say, “Stop worrying.” Watch this moment of hope and learn how to replace worry with praiseworthy thoughts.
What would your life look like if you worked through all your conflicts? How would your relationships and job change? Realize, change is possible. These Keys for Living show how to handle conflicts biblically, how to respond to criticism, and how to work toward peace with others.
Throughout the Bible God repeats the instruction “Do not fear. Do not be afraid.” God tells us not to fear circumstances, people, and not to fear things. But we are told, “Fear the Lord your God, serve Him only.”
What do you do when you’re inflamed with angry thoughts? When you feel anger rising up, remember Proverbs 15:18, “A hot-tempered man stirs up dissension, but a patient man calms a quarrel.”
Not forgiving yourself may feel like you’re being humble before God. Though, in this situation your focus is not on God but on yourself. Watch this moment of hope and be reminded of God’s gift of mercy toward you.
Worry is like a thief in the night that steals your peace. Don't worry about tomorrow, watch this moment of hope.
It’s painful to feel invisible, insignificant but it’s a great help to know the Lord holds you close when your heart has been hurt.
Holding on to unforgiveness in your heart can damage your life. When you continually choose to forgive your offender, you keep yourself free from the poison of unforgiveness. Learn to, “take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ.” God wants you to simply leave the offense in His hands.
The Bible is a tool that helps us sift the thoughts that should and shouldn’t be in our minds. Learn how when you carefully choose what you dwell on will affect how you feel about forgiveness.