For I will remember their iniquities no more...
"I, even I, am the one who wipes out your transgressions for My own sake, And I will not remember your sins.
Several months ago I became aware of my lack of love for others unlike me. Maybe just really
hard people to love...because of their sin. Sin that hurt or affected me in some way. In
our relationship. As we rubbed shoulders and noses with each other. The conflicts were
My concern though was my heart and my attitude that seemed to rise to the top of my feelings. It
affected my response to others. I could feel the resentment and self righteous attitude. I knew
they could sense it also. I could not rid myself of this heart attitude no matter what I said to
myself. No matter how hard I prayed...Lord make me sweet.
"Now then," said the Lord, "you Pharisees clean the outside of the cup and dish, but inside you are full of greed and wickedness.
I ask the Lord to not only give me love for people unlike me, but to help me see others as He sees
to those where there maybe a disagreement or not of like mind.
not condemn us. When He looks at us He sees the perfect life of Jesus that He lived in our place, for us. As I looked at others, I began to see the gifts of the Spirit in them. If
they sinned I saw it as an opportunity to pray for them. To share with them my own struggle. I began to see and claim redemption in their lives. I prayed boldly. I believed God was up to something good no matter how difficult the situation was for me or others.
I began to have courage and make myself