The Many Barriers To Forgiveness

There are two barriers to forgiveness. One is simple unwillingness, which is something each of us can decide to change. The other is misunderstanding of what biblical forgiveness is. Forgiveness can be confusing. Misinterpretations of Scripture and other misconceptions have distorted its meaning. As we sharpen the focus on God’s Read More…

The Faces Of Forgiveness

A few weeks ago, we were talking with a good friend who made a comment that really got us thinking. He said he could not forgive a particular person because that person had not asked him for forgiveness. Are we held back from forgiveness in this way? What are the Read More…

WHAT HAPPENS WHEN WE DON’T FORGIVE?

What happens when you don’t forgive? Do you want to know a few things that could possibly happen if don’t eventually come to a place where you are able to release the hurt you are feeling and forgive? Below are a few points you might want to prayerfully consider on Read More…

Forgiveness In Marriage

“Unless couples CREATE compatibility THROUGHOUT their marriage, the compatibility they had at the time of their wedding will be destroyed.” (Willard Harley) And this includes giving forgiveness in marriage. Compatibility has to be continually worked on so it isn’t destroyed by the hassles that barge into our lives everyday. “The rigors Read More…

Forgiveness And Releasing Anger

PLEASE NOTE: Following this article, there is a link to another helpful article posted on this subject. “Sure, I’ll forgive that man, when I’m good and ready,” the wife says as we sit around the table. The man in question sits eyes downcast, speechless before her anger. “If you only Read More…

What If He Won’t Change?

In your search for marital improvement, and change, have you given it your best so far? Here’s a little quiz to help answer that question. Check those statements that pertain to you. ____ 1. My attempts to bring about an improved marriage have been accompanied by prayer. ____ 2. While Read More…