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It’s like we could speculate why all this happens, and why people do these kinds of things, and we could try to figure it out forever, but I luggagd what we want, what we want is to be free from this, don’t we?
Think about revenge, like, at the deepest spiritual levels.
I can’t forgive them for what they did. Or maybe, like, just a business partner who took the money and ran, or a relative who abused you or a friend who, like, turned on you, and it’s like you try luggge think about it, but then if you’re like me, then you end up thinking about it more than ever, and it’s like you want to put this stuff behind us.
God created you to be free, like, free from bitterness, free from rage, and anger, and revenge. Because when I forgive somebody, and I set them free, it’s like I’m really setting myself free.
So even when it comes to doing the right thing, like in this case, forgiveness, there is this paranoia that if they step out of line at all, God’s, like, waiting there to squash them. We want to be alive and healthy, and whole.
But we need to forgive, and we need to start today. I mean, that might be how God gets their attention. I mean, forgiving is an action.
Free from feeling like you’re the judge of the world. And my one friend starts telling this story. English French German Portuguese Spanish.
It’s like when I forgive them, and I let them off the hook, I’m really letting myself off the hook. Have you ever heard somebody say that, like, because of something that was done to them, they’ve been, like, “You know what?
Lhggage actually think I can do Your job better than You can. In this Book of Romans, Chapter 12, the writer says: We need to do it today. There is no judgment. It’s ’cause, like, revenge And so to forgive is to let it go, is to set them free, is to give up on the desire for revenge, but, ultimately, to really forgive somebody, I have to actually wish them well.
I mean, have you really ever gotten revenge and then felt good about yourself? But with Jesus, there is no condemnation. I mean, have you ever really evened the score? But what about those people, like the kind that are gonna hurt us again and again, and we may forgive them, but they’ll just keep hurting us.
They’re big, and serious, and deep wounds. And they can end up making the journey exhausting. It’s like everyone I know has wounds, and some are small, kind of petty, like: This person wronged me, noma I can’t noima it over to You, because I don’t know what You’re gonna do here. I mean, maybe you have to do something.
It’s like you think you’re over it, you think you’re okay, you think it’s in the past and then you either run into lugyage person or you run into something that reminds you of them and what they did to you, and then it all comes back like worse than ever, and it’s like you thought you were over it, but now you’re more into it than ever, and the wound is, like, re-opened, and it hurts more than ever, and then it becomes a day or a week or 10 years booma, and now it’s become like a part of you.
God didn’t create you to carry that stuff around. I was talking to this girl I know the other day, this friend of mine, and part way through our conversation, she’s like: I mean, we talk like this all the time.
May you set someone free luggagge find out that it was you. Luggage so with some people, we might need to set up boundaries with them. What they did to me is so horrible, I will never forgive them.