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Maintaining Your Spiritual Edge (Part 2)
Preacher: Pastor Joe Ricchuiti | Series: Maintaining Your Spiritual Edge
(credit for the outline to Selwyn Hughes, Every Day Light: Water for the Soul)
1. On the basis of God’s forgiveness of our enormous debt of sin against Him at the cross, we are to forgive others without limit.
2. Having an unforgiving spirit produces negative consequences in our lives; physically, emotionally and spiritually.
3. Those we may need to forgive: parents; ourselves; God; our mate; those in authority over us; others. (source: Happiness is a Choice).
4. We forgive by: admitting our hurt, anger or bitterness; asking God for His grace and help; forgiving, yielding up, letting go of our hurt by an act of the will; foregoing the right to strike back; replacing feeling of resentment and anger with good will seeking the good of the other person, not harm; and by taking steps to start over at an appropriate time.